William H.G. Warner LITITZ William Hayes Grier Warner, 95, formerly of Mt. Gretna, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Charlee H. Warner. He was born in Harrisburg, on October 28, 1917, son of the late Earl and Gertrude Musser Warner. He served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a Gunnery Officer on the U.S.S. Weeden, escorting convoys in the North Atlantic and Pacific Theatres. He graduated from Haverford College in 1939 and after military service he graduated from University of Pennsylvania Law School. He was employed by Fidelity Philadelphia Trust Co. and Studley Shubert Investment Co. prior to moving to Mt. Gretna, and opening a law practice and teaching at Lebanon Valley College, Annville. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association for over 50 years and the Lebanon County Bar Association, where he headed and promoted the Lebanon County Bar Association Pro Bono Division. He was a member and past president of the former Mt. Gretna Rotary Club, where he was active many years in the Student Exchange Program. He was a member of the Mt. Gretna United Methodist Church. Bill is survived by daughters, Melissa B. Warner of Lititz, and Betsy, wife of Mark Rubinoff of Newtown Square; and grandchildren, Nicholas Grier Rubinoff, Leah R. Rubinoff, Alec R. Rubinoff, and Ethan C. Rubinoff. He was preceded in death by a brother, Douglass D. Warner. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Bill's memorial service Saturday, October 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Gretna U.M. Church, 4th St. and Boehm Ave., Mt. Gretna 17064 with the Rev. Michael S. Remel officiating. Friends will be received Saturday at the church beginning at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers remembrances in Bill's memory may be made to Mt. Gretna U.M. Church, P.O. Box 427, Mt. Gretna, PA 17064; or Mid Penn Legal Services, 213-A N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17101. Arrangements entrusted to Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd., Lebanon. For further information please call 717-272-4634 or to share online condolences visit www.porterfieldscheidfh.com
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Published in Lebanon Daily News on Aug. 18, 2013