John C. Null

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HANOVER John C. Null, 89, entered into God's eternal care, Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Gettysburg Hospital. Born July 16, 1925, in Hanover, he was the son of the late Clinton A. and Bessie (Baumgardner) Null. John was the loving husband of the late Bernice G. (Small) Null who died June 9, 2007. John was a Heavy Equipment Operator and retired with over 20 years of service for J. A. Myers. Mr. Null was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served his country proudly during World War II as a signalman 2nd class, where he was awarded the European Theater Ribbon with one Star, Pacific Theater Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, Victory Medal, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal. John was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Hanover; the Harold H. Bair, Post 14 American Legion in Hanover; the Hanover V.F.W. Post 2506; the McSherrystown Fish & Game Association; the McSherrystown Home Association; a dedicated volunteer with the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard Burial Detail; and a former member of the Hanover Lancers. John is survived by one son, Ronald M. Null of Hanover; two grandchildren, Mandy L. McMaster and Boomer T. Smith, both of Hanover; and one great-granddaughter, Claire B. McMaster. He was preceded in death by eight siblings. A funeral service to celebrate and remember John's life will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, PA with the Rev. Brenda Marin officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover, with the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard Burial Detail afford-ing Military Honors. A viewing and time to share memories with the family will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in memory of John may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, 116 York St., Hanover, PA 17331. Memories and condolences may be shared at
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Kenworthy Funeral Home
269 Frederick Street Hanover, PA 17331
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Published in Evening Sun on July 23, 2014
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