Galen L. Berkheimer

MCSHERRYSTOWN Galen L. Berkheimer, 70, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, at Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Kimberly A. (Snyder) Berkheimer for 27 years. Born July 18, 1942, in Hanover, he was the son of Paul Berkheimer, Sr. and Carmen (Baugher) Berkheimer. Galen was retired from Berkheimer's Plumbing and Heating. He was a life member of the McSherrys-town Home Association and was an avid NASCAR fan. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Robert Berkheimer of McSherrystown, and Donald Berkheimer and his wife, Sandy of Hanover; one grandson, Brandon Berkheimer; and three siblings, Paul Berkheimer, Jr., Nancy Mummert, and Sandy Weaver, all of Hanover. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Berkheimer. A funeral service will be held 8 p.m. Tuesday at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown, with the Rev. Mr. Joseph Lawrence officiating. Friends and relatives will be received Tuesday 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Contributions in remembrance of Galen may be made to the , 140 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 208, York, PA 17401. Online condolences and memories may be shared at

Published in Evening Sun on July 7, 2013