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Milford D. "Joe" Batdorf

March 23, 1929 ~ July 24, 2020 (age 91)


Batdorf, Milford, "Joe", 91, Portage passed away July 24, 2020 at home. Born March 23, 1929 in New Lexington, Ohio, the son of Arthur and Lena Mae (Edwards) Batdorf. Deceased family members include his parents, first wife Dorothy (Karl) Batdorf, second wife, Helen (Kuntz) Batdorf, son in law Kenneth Doyka, brothers John, Donald, Clifford, Kenton, Forrest and Vernon; and sisters Norma and Bernice. Survived by children Joseph, (Diana), Lilly,  Carol Doyka, Spring City, Donna Batdorf, North Huntingdon, James, (Kimberly), Blue Knob and Barry, (Lisa), Portage; Grandchildren Stacey, Michelle (Mike), David, (Danielle), Kimberlly, Dale, Ryan, (Kerry), Karissa, Nicole (Sean), Tiffany (Brandon) and Brody, (Catelyn); great-grandchildren Emmah, Hannah, Geno, .Jack, Ryan, Kellen, Nico and Lincoln.  Also survived by brothers Francis, (Carolyn), Gilbert (Judy) and sister, Lenore Jean Krotosky.  Joe retired from Bethlehem Steel and was a Korean War Veteran. He enjoyed his family, dancing, and gardening.  Friends received from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage.  Graveside service at 11:00 a.m. Committal in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Johnstown.  Online condolences may be made at

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July 29, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage
812 Main St.
Portage, PA 15946

Graveside Service
July 30, 2020

11:00 AM
Forest Lawn Cemetery

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