Michael A. Warehime

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HANOVER Michael A. Warehime, 73, loving husband of Tricia A. Warehime, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Born on Wednesday, February 19, 1941, in Hanover, he was a son of the late Alan R. and Rosedrey Rohrbaugh Warehime. After becoming an Eagle Scout, he was a graduate of the Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Va. and was an honorary member of the Eichelberger High School Class of 1959. In 1964, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Economics from Lycoming College in Williamsport and later attended the University of Toledo School of Law. He served with Hanover's National Guard unit from 1967-74. In 1972, Mr. Warehime became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Snyder's of Hanover and oversaw its success through the years. In 2009, he was recognized by his peers in the industry by induction into the Snack Food Association Circle of Honor. Within the last 10 years, he became an owner of Seafood America and was instrumental in reviving the company to its current status. Greatly respected by his employees and peers, he was dedicated to giving back to the Hanover community as well. He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, where he served on the Endowment and Finance Committees, he supported the building and development of Clearview Terrace, served on the Board of Directors of Hanover Hospital for 25 years and the Farmer's Bank and Trust in Hanover, and was a member of the Arcadian Social Club. He loved working in his vegetable garden and claimed to grow the "sweetest corn in Hanover". Surviving, in addition to his wife of 36 years, are his three children, Kate Mininger and her husband, Jason, of Hanover, Susan Rupp and her husband, Frank, of West Chester, and Elizabeth Warehime of Hanover; four grandchildren, Maggie and Sophie Mininger, and Harrison and Evan Rupp; a sister, Sally Warehime Yelland Ehrhart and her husband, Sidney; a brother, John A. Warehime and his wife, Patty, all of Hanover; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Trinity United Church of Christ, with the Revs. Kenneth S. Heasley, Peg Grzelkowski and Brenda Marin officiating. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Church of Christ Endowment Fund, 116 York St., Hanover, PA 17331; or to the Johns Hopkins Hospital Cardiac Unit, 1800 Orleans St., Baltimore, MD 21287. Arrangements are under the care of Panebaker Funeral Home, Hanover. Expressions of sympathy may be shared by visiting www.PanebakerFuneralHome.com
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Panebaker Funeral Home. INC. - Hanover
311 Broadway  Hanover, PA 17331
(717) 637-5194
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 26, 2014
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