YORK Margaret J. (Chronister) Hershey, 80, died on Monday, May 12, 2014, at the York Lutheran Retirement Village at Sprenkle Drive. She was the wife of the late Donald E. Hershey. Born April 13, 1934, in York, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Grace (Decker) Chronister. Margaret was formerly employed as custodian for St. John Lutheran Church and School in York. She was also a member of St. John Lutheran Church. Margaret is survived by a son, Jeffery E. Hershey of York; a sister, Delores Gotwalt of Delaware; an aunt and uncle, Mike and Mildred Gembe of York Springs; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine Crowel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Church, 2580 Mount Rose Ave., York, with her pastor, the Rev. Tab E. Cosgrove, officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. Entombment will be at Mount Rose Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 2580 Mount Rose Ave., York, PA 17402; or to Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., York, PA 17404. The Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market St., York, is in charge of arrangements. www.etzweiler.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 14, 2014