Arlene G. Hershey, 94, formerly of Manheim, passed away unexpectedly and went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Brethren Village. Born in Penn Township, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Lottie Graybill Hess. She was the wife of the late Nelson H. Hershey who died in 1997. Arlene was a member of Middle Creek Church of the Brethren, Lititz. A Prayer Warrior, Arlene also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, walking and she loved to spend time with her family.
Surviving are three daughters, Belinda K. wife of William Hess of Lititz, Rita A. wife of Mark C. Wagner of Brogue, Sonda L. wife of Gary L. Haldeman of Manheim, 7 grandchildren, Kelly, Darby, Christy, Abbey, Emmy, Lindsey and Kiana, 15 great grandchildren and two siblings, J. Wilbur husband of Barbara Hess of Manheim and Bernice wife of Paul Groff of Lititz. She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, David M. Graybill and two sisters, Dorothy Stauffer and Marian Minnich.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her memorial service at the Brethren Village Chapel, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM. Friends may visit with the family from 6:00 PM until the time of service. Interment will be private in Graybill’s Brethren Cemetery, Elm.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Arlene’s memory to Bible Helps, P.O. box 391, Hanover, PA 17331.