PALMYRA - Douglas Jon Ewing, 52, of Palmyra, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday (May 30, 2014).
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He was born Friday, Feb. 2, 1962 in Kane, to the late Ronald Paul and Jean Marie Magnuson Ewing. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Jan Parana Ewing.
He graduated from Kane Area High School in 1980 and recently received his certification as a professional massage therapist from Harrisburg Area Community College. Doug worked as a truck driver for 15 years before staying at home to raise and homeschool his two daughters. He enjoyed softball, golf, bowling and watching sports. He coached soccer and basketball for several years at New Covenant Christian School.
Doug is survived by his two loving daughters, Lydia and Naomi Ewing, at home; four brothers, Paul, Norm, Rich, and Scot Ewing; two sisters, Cheri Peterson and Sandra Duffee; and many nieces and nephews.
Doug was predeceased by a brother, Roger Ewing.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 19 at American Legion Post 0574, 61 East Main St., Mount Jewett. Rothermel Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 25 West Pine St., Palmyra, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the CurePSP, 30 East Padonia Road, Suite 201, Timonium, MD 21093; or Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.rothermelfuneralhome.com.
Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory Inc
25 W Pine St
Palmyra, PA 17078
Published in The Bradford Era from July 16 to Aug. 13, 2014