Michael Black

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Michael R. Black, 77 of Hanover, entered into God's eternal care on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Hanover Hospital. He was the loving husband of Laura Regina (Rill) Black for 36 years. Born May 7, 1940 in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Thomas H. and Della F. (Kirwan) Black. Michael served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy and was a life member of the Littlestown VFW Post 6954 and a member of the Navy Veterans' Club. He was an electronic technician for Gould, Inc. and Westinghouse for a number of years. He also worked for Utz Quality Foods, Weis Markets and Shultz Foods. Mike was a member of First United Methodist Church, Hanover and a dedicated member of the United Methodist Men's group. Mike was an avid Penn State, Baltimore Orioles and Ravens fan. He enjoyed classic cars and was an accomplished artist and had quite a collection of personal oil paintings. In addition to his wife Laura, Mike is survived by his daughter Michelle Black of Lemont, PA, his step-daughter Lori Harrison of New Carlisle, IN and his step-son Ken Miller and wife Joanne of Finksburg, MD. He was preceded in death by his step-son Donny Miller, his brother Thomas Black and his sister Barbara Harleman. A service to celebrate the life of Michael Black will be held 11 AM on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at First United Methodist Church, 200 Frederick St., Hanover, PA with Rev. Gregory A. Rapp officiating. A time to share memories with the family and an opportunity to view will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM at Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, PA and again on Thursday from 10am until the time of the service at the church. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover where full military honors will be rendered by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Contributions in memory of Michael Black may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA 17331. To share memories of Michael R. Black and to view a video tribute, please visit www.wetzelfuneralhome.com.



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Wetzel Funeral Home - Hanover
549 Carlisle Street
Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-1242
Published in Carroll County Times on Sept. 12, 2017
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