DOVER Eleanor M. Kuentzler, 87, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the home of her daughter, Mary Hughes. She was the wife of the late Alvin F. Kuentzler. Eleanor was born on November 14, 1925, in Somerset County. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Leona (Spangler) Berkebile. Eleanor retired as a nurses aide from Pleasant Acres after 20 years of service. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was an avid canasta player and bird watcher. Eleanor was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed by her family and her dogs, Mello and Sophie. The service and burial will be private. She is survived by three daughters, Mary Hughes of Dover, Ellie Linebaugh, wife of Grayson of Dover, and Sue Himes, wife of Randy of Thomasville; a son, William Shenberger; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and three sisters, Brenda Kepner of Florida, Linda Rexroth of North Carolina, and Barbara Raffensberger of Dallastown. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann Gentzler. Memorial contributions may be made to the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406. Arrangements entrusted to the John W. Keffer Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., 902 Mt. Rose Ave., York. KefferFH.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 11, 2013