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Harold Eby, age 96 of Landis Homes formerly of Strasburg Road, Kinzers, passed away at the Lancaster General Hospital on Saturday, May 2, 2009. He was the husband of the late Anna Houck Eby who passed away on December 15, 2004.

He was born in Ephrata, son of the late David K. & Anna Sandoe Eaby. He was a member of Strasburg Mennonite Church where in the past he was caretaker of the cemetery.

Harold was self -employed in the poultry business for over 40 years. In the past he helped with the Paradise Meals on Wheels and the Black Rock Auxiliary. He enjoyed going to auctions.

Surviving are 5 children: James D. husband of Millie Danner Eby of Lititz, Joyce Shorts of Paradise, Elaine Kreiser of Gap, H. Duane Eby of Brownstown, Evelyn wife of Silvan Benner of Lancaster, 15 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter: Cindy Eby Lewis and a brother, Richard Eaby.

Funeral service will take place from the Strasburg Mennonite Church, 1514 Village Road, Strasburg, PA on Wednesday, May 6th at 11 a.m. with Pastor John D. Meck officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery. There will be a viewing on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Shivery Funeral Home, 3214 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise and again at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers contributions may be given to Eastern Mennonite Missions, P.O. Box 458, Salunga, PA 17538-0458.

(Lancaster Newspapers, 5/4/2009) 

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