EAST BERLIN John W. Detwiler, 82, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 2, 2013, after a long battle with cancer. He was the husband of Marilyn (Seitzinger) Detwiler. Born April, 26, 1931, in Augusta, Maine, he was the son of the late Vernon and Ida Detwiler. He was an Army veteran and a graduate of Penn State University, earning a BA in Accounting. John was a Certified Public Accountant and the owner of Dominion Financial Services in Hummelstown from 1979 to 1996, and Detwiler Tax & Accounting Services in East Berlin from 1996 to 2013. Mr. Detwiler is survived by a daughter, Eileen Hencher of Mars; two stepdaughters, Lori Lloyd and her husband, Aaron of Dallas, Texas, and Mary Lynn Abraham and her husband, James of Hummelstown; nine grandchildren; and countless other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jane Ellen Turner, in 2011. John was a devout Christian. He was active in his church and his community. He was a generous man who was always ready to help those in need.He will be greatly missed. Arrangements will be private.
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Published in Evening Sun on Aug. 5, 2013