Frederick Nyal "Fred" Herwig, 82, of Friedens, passed on Feb. 26, 2013, at The Patriot. Born Oct. 6, 1930, in Somerset, he is the son of the late Dewey and Elizabeth (Kirchensteiner) Herwig. He is also preceded in death by his children Connie and Stephen Herwig; brothers Robert and Kenneth Herwig; and sisters Margaret Younkin, Ruth Herwig and Shirley Adams. Fred is survived by his sons Michael Herwig of Friedens, Randy Herwig and wife Mary of Somerset, and Eric Herwig and wife Pam of Somerset; grandchildren Jaide Nightingale and husband Andy, and Megan, Nicholas, and Tyler Herwig; great-grandchildren Sydney and Drew Nightingale; brother Lloyd Herwig of Somerset; sisters Janet Irwin of Fort Worth, Texas and Betty Little of Cape Canaveral, Fla.; and close companion Judy Maust of Hooversville. Fred was a veteran of the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was a retired steel worker for Bethlehem Steel in Johnstown. He enjoyed camping, the beach, and collecting vintage model cars. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, pastor Ed DeVore officiating. Interment at Lavansville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to Medi Home Hospice or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.millerfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.