Lloyd H. "Ben" Herr

Obituary
  • "Rose and family, We are sorry to hear of Uncle Lloyd's..."
    - Sherrie Herr Ellsworth
  • "Deepest sympathy to the family."
    - Donna Wadel-Bowers

Lloyd H. Herr Lloyd H. "Ben" Herr, 95, of Shippensburg, died Sunday, February 9, 2014, in the Shippensburg Health Care Center. Born November 29, 1918, in Boonsboro, Md., he was a son of the late Hurley C. and Veda Thomas Herr. Prior to joining the U.S. Army in World War II, Ben worked for Bell Aircraft in Buffalo, N.Y. After the war, he came to Shippensburg and started H & R Woodworking with his brother Jack, retiring in 1972. Following retirement, he sold real estate for Ausherman Brothers Real Estate and sold homes for Keystone Homes. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the European Theatre. He attained the rank of Tech Sergeant. He was a member of Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223 and Durff-Kuhn VFW Post #6168. Hobbies he enjoyed were golf and woodworking. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Rose M. McBeth Herr; three children, William J. Herr of San Diego, Calif., Amy Herr Devine and husband Stephen of West Chester, and Michael L. Herr and wife Robin of Shippensburg; one sister, Jane Superka of Hagerstown, Md.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Inc., Shippensburg. The Rev. John Winckler will officiate. Viewing will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the services on Saturday. Military services will be conducted by the Shippensburg VFW and American Legion Posts. Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, Inc., 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Online condolences may be expressed at fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com
Funeral Home
Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Inc.
112 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 532-2211
Funeral Home Details
Published in Public Opinion on Feb. 12, 2014
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