DALLASTOWN Paul J. Hursh, Jr., 87, died Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Manor Care Health Services-South. He was the husband of Virginia M. (Schnetzka) Hursh, with whom he celebrated 64 years of marriage on April 3, 2012. A Celebration of Life Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, with the Rev. Harold E. Snyder, of Emmanuel United Methodist Church of Windsor, officiating. A viewing will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Stony Brook Mennonite Cemetery. Born September 13, 1925, in York, he was a son of the late Paul J. Hursh, Sr., and Mary (Ellis) Hursh. He retired from Trenwyth Industries, where he was employed as a mechanic for several years. A United States Army Veteran of World War II, he was also a member of the Dallastown American Legion, Viking Athletic Assoc., and Windsor Lions Club. In addition to his wife, Mr. Hursh is survived by one daughter, Linda A. Rexroth and husband, Glenn of Dallastown; daughter-in-law, Melody L. Hursh of York; four grandchildren, J.R. Rexroth and wife, Angie, Holly Wirt and husband, Chris, and Hilary and Leslie Hursh; two great-grandchildren, Morgan and Mia Rexroth; one sister, Anna McKinsey of Dallastown; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Garry L. Hursh; two brothers, John and Henry Hursh; and four sisters, Miriam Young, Lydia Workinger, Helen Hengst, and Ruth McKinley. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, 1120 G St. NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Nov. 18, 2012