George C. Therit Jr.

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George Cleveland Therit Jr., 90, of New Oxford, Pa., formerly of Manchester, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at the Brethren Home at Cross Keys Village, in New Oxford, Pa.

Born Sept. 19, 1921, in Snydersburg, he was the son of the late George C. and Elizabeth M. Gummel Therit Sr. He was the husband of Miriam Hunt Therit, who died April 2001.

He served in the Army during World War II. He was employed by the State of Maryland as a painter.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Broadway in Hanover, Pa., and a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Manchester. Years ago he worked at the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel in Manchester.

He was a member of VFW Post 8896 of East Berlin, Pa., and a former member of Manchester Senior Citizens and the Manchester volunteer fire company.

Surviving are sons E. Dean Therit and wife Pam, of Hyndman, Pa., and Darvin G. Therit and wife Patricia, of Hampstead; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by an infant son; and a brother, Carroll Therit.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Revs. David DeLong and Matthew Schenning officiating. Interment will be in the Old Lutheran Cemetery in Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to The Brethren Home at Cross Keys, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA 17350.

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Funeral Home
Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Manchester
3296 Charmil Drive P.O. Box 389
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 374-2626
Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 28, 2012
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