Charles "Pat" Hartman


Charles "Pat" Hartman

Mass of Christian burial for Charles "Pat" Hartman, 66, of Lufkin will be celebrated Saturday, May 10, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. in the St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father William Slight officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.  Rosary will be recited at 3:00 p.m. Friday afternoon in the Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home Chapel with Father Paul Rainville officiating.

Mr. Hartman was born August 25, 1941 in Lufkin, Texas to Helen (Jackson) and Samuel Patrick Hartman, and died Thursday, May 8, 2008 in a local nursing home.

Mr. Hartman had resided in Lufkin for 42 years and retired as a foreman from Citation/Texas Foundries following 32 years of service. After his retirement he was in charge of the kitchen at the Diboll Correctional Facility. Mr. Hartman was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #3404 and St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Survivors include his son, Steve Hartman and special friend, Geri Wheeler of Nacogdoches; daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and Michael Morrison and Laurie and Joe McCleskey, all of Apple Springs; grandchildren, Allen Morrison, Terry Morrison and Jennifer Morrison; brother, Mike Hartman of Lufkin; sister-in-law, Verline Hartman of Lufkin; stepmother, Grace Hartman of Lufkin; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Active and honorary pallbearers will be members of the Knights of Columbus Council #3404.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice in the Pines, 116 South Raguet Street, Lufkin, Texas 75904, St. Patrick Catholic Church, 2118 Lowery Street, Lufkin, Texas 75901 or Monastery of the Infant Jesus, 1501 Lotus Lane, Lufkin, Texas 75901.

The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.

Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.