MCSHERRYSTOWN Harry M. Von Sas, 89, entered into God's eternal care, Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. He was the husband of Dorothy I. "Dottie" (McIntire) Von Sas, to whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born April 22, 1924, in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Harry J. and Philomena (Sprole) Von Sas. Harry was the original owner/ operator of Harry M. Von Sas and Son Electrical Contractor. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the Navy for 6 years. He was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church, McSherrystown, a member of Hanover Mall Walkers and a life member of McSherrystown K of C, McSherrystown Moose, Catholic War Veterans in Bonneauville, Lions Club and SAVES. After receiving his pilot license after the age of 50, he joined the Civil Air Patrol in rescue and recovery. In his spare time he enjoyed his remote control air planes and his model trains. Surviving, in addition to his wife are four children; Dorothy Kime and her husband, Christopher of Niceville, Fla., Joseph Von Sas and his wife, Lois of McSherrystown, Karen Von Sas and her husband, Thomas Butt of Westminster, Md., and Holly Kuhn and her husband Harry of East Berlin; eight grandchildren, Vickie Eisler, Thomas Kime, Matthew Von Sas, Hope Von Sas, Ian Butt, Austin Butt, Gabrielle Kuhn and Shannon Kuhn; five great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; and a sister, Gertrude Miller and her husband Harry of WV. He was preceded in death by two siblings; Joseph Von Sas and Catherine Sandwick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, at Annunciation Church, McSherrystown, with military honors provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Burial will be private. Friends and relatives will be received Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave, McSherrystown, with prayers at 8 pm. Serving as pallbearers will be his grandchildren. Contributions in memory of Harry may be made to Annunciation Church Memorial Fund, 26 N. Third St., McSherrystown, PA 17344. Online condolences and memories may be shared at: www.murphyfuneralhomeinc.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Oct. 21, 2013