Tonya Elizabeth Buckholtz

Born: Wed., Dec. 16, 1970
Died: Thu., Jul. 23, 2020


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 28, 2020
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wed., Jul. 29, 2020
Location: Lonaconing Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jul. 29, 2020
Location: Lonaconing Location

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Tonya Elizabeth Buckholtz “TT”, 49, of Lonaconing went to be with the Lord Thursday, July 23, 2020 at UPMC Western Maryland, Cumberland. Born on December 16, 1970 in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Charles Buckholtz and Norma Fay (Custer) Buckholtz.


She was a member of the First Assembly of God, Lonaconing. She graduated from Valley High School in 1988 and then went on to have a joyous career at Egle Nursing and Rehab as a GCNA for 28 years. Tonya loved nothing more in life than spending quality time with her family as well as extended family. She also enjoyed holiday traditions such as hosting Fourth of July cookouts and loved driving to see the Christmas light displays at Oglebay Park. She was a great part of the community and was loved by all that had the pleasure of knowing her. TT is now where she longed to be, with her mom and dad in heaven. 


She is survived by her fiancé; Stanley “Stan” Broadwater, one sister; Charlene Rosenberger and husband Harry, one niece; Stacey Rosenberger, one nephew; Shane Rosenberger and wife Sarah, four great nieces; Lorien  Brow, Avery Ewing, Ainsley Ewing and Mia Rosenberger, one great nephew; Liam Stafford, one great great nephew; Ezra Rosenberger and three of her fiancé’s children; David “Biggy”, Curtis and Anna Broadwater.


Family and Friends will be received at the Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home P.A., Lonaconing on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 PM and on Wednesday July 29, 2020 from 9:00-11:00 AM with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM with Pastor Butch Wright officiating. Interment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lonaconing.



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Dave Leonard
   Posted Fri July 24, 2020
So sorry to here about Tonya passing, I only knew of her through my dads family, Robert Leonard. I am about 9 years older, so I remember her as fun loving wonderful little girl and cousin. It was always great when she walked up the hill to see her grandparents. She has a great smile!

Betty Hartman
   Posted Sat July 25, 2020
Tonya you were the real meaning of a true friend. We shared a lot of memories together that I will hold tight to. We had many good times at work and outside of work. I will never forget you my Bestie

Janet Coleman
   Posted Sun July 26, 2020
Tonya was and is a lovely woman, I was so glad to have known her and her Family She will be missed by many

Beverly Titchenell
   Posted Sun July 26, 2020
Tonya was and is a sweet woman, She will be missed by many

Cindy Wilt McCrobie & Waunita 'Itter' Wilt families
   Posted Wed July 29, 2020
Charlene and family: Our deepest condolences to you and the entire family. We all didn't see each other much but when we did it was always a joy. May knowing Tonya is with our Lord and Savior and all of our loved ones bring peace and comfort during this difficult time. Continued love and prayers!

Patricia ,Cordell Leonard and family
   Posted Wed July 29, 2020
With deepest sympathy to Charlene and all of Tonya's family. We pray that God will comfort you all and give you everlasting strength during these difficult times.Tonya witnessed her love for the Lord daily with her Facebook postings and I miss reading all those wonderful Christian postings and messages every day! She was like a "ray of sunshine" for everyone!

Love in Christ,

Cousin Cordell and Leonard family

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