Donald L. Gerver

LITTLESTOWN Donald L. Gerver, 85, died Monday afternoon, March 3, 2014, at his home. He was the widower of Irene E. (Hilbert) Gerver who died January 29, 2013. Born January 29, 1929, in Hanover, he was the son of the late Charles & Hattie (Copenhaver) Gerver. Donald served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He had been employed with Carroll Shoe Co. & The Creamery, both of Littlestown and was retired from Black & Decker of Hampstead, Md. Following retirement, he was employed with Littlestown Borough. Donald is survived by three sons, Elwood D. Gerver and wife, Cindy, of Mount Joy; Harold E. Brown of Littlestown and Dennis L. Brown of Hanover; two daughters, Nancy M. Hartlaub and husband, Larry, of Littlestown and Betty A. Sordon and husband, Lou, of Gettysburg; three grandchildren; one step granddaughter; three great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren and one step great-great-grandson; a sister, Janet Gerver of Hanover. Donald was predeceased by a grandson, Benji Hartlaub and a brother, Lamar Gerver. Donald was a member of Faith U.C.C., Littlestown and a life member of both Littlestown American Legion and VFW. Funeral service is Thursday at 12 noon at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown with the Rev. Timothy J. Kielley of New Hope Faith Community Church, Brushtown, officiating. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Inurnment will be private in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked memorials in Donald's name to be sent to American Legion, 510 E. King St., Littlestown PA 17340. Online condolences may be shared on

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Published in Evening Sun on Mar. 4, 2014