Luther Leon Speicher
"Luke", 87, Jenner Township, Somerset County, went to meet his heavenly Father January 11, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Born June 14, 1932 in Jenner Township. Son of the late Thomas and Hazel (Spory) Speicher. Survived by wife of 62 years Helen F. (Blank) Speicher; four daughters, Shelley, Loretta, Alicia and Priscilla; one son, Jesse; six grandchildren, including special grandson Jason and two great-grandchildren. Luke served in the U S Army during the Korean War. He worked as a finished carpenter for many years and was a retired employee of Timken Steel, Latrobe. However, he never stopped working; building fences to furniture, grading lumber and using his dump truck wherever needed. After posting the bond to save the Roxbury Bandshell in 2005, he worked tirelessly to preserve and restore this beloved historic landmark. Member of Laurel Trinity Lutheran Church, Jennerstown. In stead of flowers, donations in Luther's memory may be sent to Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, c/o Roxbury Bandshell, 116 Market Street, Johnstown, PA 15901 or online at A graveside service will be held 11AM Friday, January 17th at Mt. Zion Cemetery, 724 Klines Mill Road, Boswell with Loretta Speicher presiding. Arrangements by Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Boswell. To express condolences please visit
Published on January 13, 2020


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Rita King
Jan 16, 2020
Thank you Luke for saving the Bandshell ! Thank you also for all your hard work there ! You will be missed !🙏🥰
Gene Ostinowsky
Jan 13, 2020
My condolences to you and your family. Not sure if you remember me but I met you numerous times at Mrs. Eckels' house. I was David Truscott's friend. So very sorry for your loss. May God Bless all of you.