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Harold F. Witmer

March 1, 1927 — June 21, 2019

Harold F. Witmer, 92, of Manheim passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lampeter, he was the son of the late Frank and Minerva Kreider Witmer. He was the loving husband of the late Naomi K. Mumma Witmer who died in 2015. Harold operated a dairy farm in Schuylkill County and he drove school bus for Strasburg and Cornwall School districts. He was a member of East Petersburg Mennonite Church and enjoyed helping with the lawn mowing for the church cemetery. Harold loved vegetable gardening and traveling to Potter and Tioga Counties.

Surviving are three children, Harold “Jr” husband of Nancy Witmer of Elizabethtown, James M. Witmer of Pine Grove and Rachel wife of Jay Hilsher of Manheim, 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and two siblings, Raymond husband of Shirley Witmer of Lewistown and Jane Siegrist of Leola. He was preceded in death by a son, Leon Witmer and five siblings, Hansel and Jay Witmer, Marion Wenger, Miriam Lehman and Mary Brown.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, 6279 Main Street, East Petersburg on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM. There will be a viewing at the church on Tuesday evening from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM and again at the church on Wednesday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery.
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Viewing and Visitation with the Family

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

6:30 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

East Petersburg Mennonite Church

6279 Main Street, East Petersburg, PA 17520

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Viewing and Visitation with the Family

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

East Petersburg Mennonite Church

6279 Main Street, East Petersburg, PA 17520

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

East Petersburg Mennonite Church

6279 Main Street, East Petersburg, PA 17520

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