|Birth: ||Apr. 23, 1962|
|Death: ||Sep. 5, 2009|
Harold C. Goldstrohm Jr.
Harold C. "Butch" Goldstrohm Jr., 47, of Kittanning, Cowanshannock Township, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, at his residence. Born April 23, 1962, in Kittanning Borough, he was the son of Harold C. Goldstrohm Sr. and Carol (DuBrock) Goldstrohm, of Kittanning. He owned and operated Gold Star Custom Trailers. He was the husband of the late Holly A. (Painter) Goldstrohm. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Dustin Craig Goldstrohm, of Yatesboro; a daughter, Erika Dawn Goldstrohm, of Rural Valley; a stepson, Nathan Mikeska, of Georgia; two stepdaughters, Natasha Stewart, of Kittanning, and Nicole Mikeska, of East Brady; a sister, Cherrio Miller and her husband, Richard, of Kittanning; a granddaughter, Haley Goldstrohm, of Rural Valley; a stepgrandson, Cameron Wiles; and two stepgranddaughters, Angelina Hayes and Chelyce Wiles. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the CARSON/BOYER FUNERAL HOME INC., 724 Main St., Rural Valley. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Mr. Todd Marino officiating. Burial will be in Salem (Hills) United Church of Christ Cemetery, Kittanning.
Cowanshannock man, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide
The Leader Times Monday, September 7, 2009
Armstrong County officials said a husband killed his wife and then took his own life in an apparent murder suicide at their home in Cowanshannock early Saturday.
Coroner Robert Bower identified the victims as Holly Goldstrohm, 44, and Harold "Butch" Goldstrohm Jr., 47, both of Rural Valley.
Bower said Holly Goldstrohm called Armstrong 911 around 2 a.m. to report a domestic dispute.
When state police responded to their mobile home along Route 85 shortly after the call, they found both victims dead on the back porch, according to Bower.
State police said both died from gunshot wounds. They resided there as husband and wife, police said.
Bower said the couple had grown children and lived alone in the residence.
An autopsy of both showed that Harold Goldstrohm shot Holly Goldstrohm and then shot himself, Bower said. Both died of single gunshots to the head, he said.
Holly A. Painter Goldstrohm (1965 - 2009)*
Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery
Created by: Brenda Heibert-Conkel
Record added: Sep 18, 2009
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