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Gerald L. Shirk

April 10, 1949 — February 22, 2024

Lititz

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            Gerald L. “Jerry” Shirk, 74, of Lititz, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at UPMC, Lititz. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Leroy and Ruth Kline Shirk. Gerald graduated from Manheim Central High School class of 1967. He worked as a warehouse manager for the former Coast RV Distributions and other Manufacturers. In his later years, Jerry was a truck driver and most recently worked for LEBS Mobile Wash LLC. 

Surviving is a son, Jonathan Shirk of Hershey, a daughter, Megan wife of Brian Bowers, of Lancaster, two grandchildren, Ethan and Sophie Bowers and three sisters; Janet Gibble of Manheim, Carol Eisenhauer of Elizabethtown, and Karen Shellenhamer of Elizabethtown. He was preceded in death by a sister, Julia Shirk.

            Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Jerry’s Funeral Service at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim on Monday, March 4, 2024 at 11:00 AM. There will be a viewing at the funeral home on Monday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Interment in West Green Tree Brethren Cemetery, Elizabethtown. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Jerry’s memory to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. 

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Monday, March 4, 2024

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