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Oliver C. Steger

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HANOVER Oliver C. Steger, 94, formerly of Manchester, Md., died Friday, February 28, 2014, at the York Hospital in York. He was the husband of Mary L. Fridinger Steger. Born July 7, 1919, in Manchester, Md., he was the son of the late John and Mabel Steger. He worked on a farm with his parents until moving to Baltimore, Md., where he worked as an Electrical Maintenance Supervisor in the Bethlehem shipyards during WWII, where they were building one Liberty Ship a day. He was very active in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and Hanover Industrial Management Club. He retired at Keystone Seneca Wire Cloth in Hanover as the Plant Engineer. He was on the Hanover School Board for 12 years and a member of the Founders Club of the Brethren Home. He served the Manchester Volunteer Fire Dept. for 50 years and was a member of the Hanover Elks Club. Having a pilot's license, he flew many small single engine aircraft, both land and amphibious. He enjoyed camping and traveled extensively in the U.S. Surviving, in addition to his wife of 75 years, are sons, Gregory Steger and wife, Linda (Graf) of Hanover, and James Steger and wife, Carol (Easley) of Greensboro, N.C. He was predeceased by a brother, Daniel Steger. Funeral services and interment will be private. If desired, donations may be made to the Manchester Vol. Fire Dept., P.O. Box 416, Manchester, MD 21102. Arrangements are by the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel P.A., Manchester, Md. Online condolences may be made to www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
Published in Evening Sun on Mar. 5, 2014
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