Joseph F. Hartman, 84, of Lebanon, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at his home. He was the husband of Mary Ann Gray Hartman. On Nov. 9, 2020, they celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary.

Born in Lebanon on Jan. 28, 1936, he was the son of the late Phillip J. and Edna Summy Hartman. He retired from GE, where he had been a tack welder. While he was a student at South Lebanon High, he was involved in soccer and was their champion pole vaulter; he held the record for many years. Joe was an avid golfer at Blue Mountain, and he had four holes-in-one. He played softball for S. Lebanon and for Prescott. He loved the beach and swimming, traveling with his wife, and he especially enjoyed playing video games with his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Sherrie L., wife of John Demmy, Jr., of Lebanon, Ruth E., wife of David Torres, of Lake Wynonah, Carol A., wife of Robert Demmy, of Lebanon, Kathy J. Hartman, and her companion, Al Bucks, of Myerstown, and Stacy L., wife of David Shulze, of Downingtown, a brother, George Hartman, of Jonestown, seven grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Janessa E. Torres, and brothers, Ericus, Phillip, and Edward Hartman.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at the Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, Rt. 72 & Camp Meeting Rd., Jonestown. A visitation will be one hour to the service. Interment with military honors will follow at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 4250 Crums Mill Rd., Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17112.