GETTYSBURG Harry L. Fager, Jr., 87, died Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at Gettysburg Hospital. He was the husband of the late Norma M. (Keener) Fager whom he married April 12, 1947. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Heidlersburg United Brethren in Christ Church, 2725 Heidlersburg Rd, Gettysburg, with his pastor, the Rev. Craig A. Loewen officiating. Burial with full military honors will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA. Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Rd, York, is in charge of arrangements. Born November 20, 1925, in Dallastown, he was a son of the late Harry L. Fager Sr., and Caroline E. (Whitekettle) Fager. He was employed with Met-Ed for 38 years and retired in 1988 as a sub station operator. A United States Navy Veteran of World War II, he was also a life member of the Dallastown American Legion-Post 605, a member of the Destroyer Escort Sailors Assoc (DESA), attended Navy reunions, collected York Fair trucks and stuffed animal dogs. He was an avid Green Bay Packers and also enjoyed playing cards, watching the game show network and the western movie channel. Mr. Fager is survived by one daughter, Pamela A. Green and husband, Ben of Gettysburg; four grandchildren, Mary Graham of Gettysburg, Amy Kerr and husband, Mark of Ft. Campbell, Key., Ben Green Jr., of Gettysburg and Julie South and husband, Don of Biglerville; eight great grandchildren, Tamyra, Kayla, Megan, Tasia, Dylan, Amber, Hailey and Treena; two great-great grandchildren, Nyla and Aadyn; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, or Heidlersburg United Brethren in Christ Church, 2725 Heidlersburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Send condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc
1551 Kenneth Rd
York, PA 17408
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Sept. 5, 2013