Born in Philadelphia, PA on Sept. 2, 1934, he was a son of the late Alfred L. and Eleanore Huetger. Al attended Neshaminy High School, graduating in the Class of 1953. Shortly after graduating he went to work for Patterson Parchment Paper Company as a printer, where he worked until the company closed, and then worked for various other printing companies until retiring in 2000. He met the former Patricia Bond of Langhorne, PA, during their Sunday school classes; they were married on June 30, 1956, having recently celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary.
He loved all sports, especially baseball, and enjoyed anything that involved being outdoors, his most recent favorite pastime was watching the great wildlife on his mountain with his trail camera.
He was a member of the Flight 93 National Memorial group, the Towanda Area Senior Citizens Club, the Wyalusing Valley Senior Citizens Club where he served as vice-president, and the Bradford Sullivan Chapter #4423 of the AARP.
Surviving are his spouse, Patricia, at home; daughters, Louann Boos of Levittown, Marybeth Fahr of Terrytown; brother, Paul Wachtendorf of Levittown; step-sister and husband, Eleanor (Frank) Shaw of Holland; cousins and husbands, Norman Huetger of Trenton, NJ, Linda (Robert) Wilson of Lambertville, Susan (Thomas) Molnar of Lambertville, Paula Huetger of Bensalem; grandchildren, Kevin, Daniel, Rachael and Jakob and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother, Henry Richard Wachtendorf, and three cousins, Harry Huetger, David Huetger and Sgt. George F. Huetger.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, at 10:30 a.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to Bradford County Humane Society, PO Box 179, Ulster, PA 18850 and/or Memorial Hospital Home Health, 1 Hospital Dr., Towanda, PA 18848.
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