Warren H. Hitz Sr.

Warren H. Hitz, Sr. CAMPBELLTOWN Warren Harding Hitz, Sr., 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Twin Oaks Nursing Home. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 67 years, Dorothy A. (Forney) Hitz. He was born Monday, November 15, 1920, in South Annville Township, to the late Adam and Elizabeth (Eckert) Hitz. Warren proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Army. He retired from the farm and mechanical division at the Milton Hershey School. He was an active member of the Campbelltown United Methodist Church and a former member of the Lions Club, where he earned the Melvin Jones award. Warren enjoyed working on small equipment and could fix anything. Most importantly he was a loving family man. He is survived by a daughter, Evelyn Hall and husband, Michael of Harrisburg; two sons, Warren H. Hitz, Jr. and wife, Elaine of Perry, Ga., and Harry A. Hitz and wife, Sandy of Annville; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Clarence Hitz and June Evans. He was predeceased by seven siblings, Sadie Bucks, Mark Hitz, Mary Alger, Helen Buchter, Jerome Hitz, Grace Gassert, and Ada O'Neal. Memorial services will be held Monday, March 25, at 10:30 a.m. at Rothermel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra 17078 with the Rev. Kerry Bart officiating. Family and friends are invited for visitation from 9 a.m. until time of the service. Burial will follow in Campbelltown United Christian Cemetery, Campbelltown. Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to Campbelltown United Methodist Church, 2760 Horseshoe Pike, Campbelltown, PA 17010. Condolences may be shared at www.rothermelfuneralhome.com

Published in Lebanon Daily News on Mar. 21, 2013