Oliver C. Steger

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Oliver C. Steger, 94, of Hanover, Pa., formerly of Manchester, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at York Hospital in York, Pa.

Born July 7, 1919, in Manchester, he was the son of the late John and Mabel Steger. He was the husband of Mary L. Fridinger Steger, his wife of 75 years.

He worked on a farm with his parents until moving to Baltimore where he worked as an electrical maintenance supervisor in the Bethlehem shipyards during World War II, where they were building one Liberty Ship a day. He was active in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and Hanover Industrial Management Club. He retired at Keystone Seneca Wire Cloth in Hanover as the plant engineer.

He was on the Hanover School Board for 12 years and a member of the Founders Club of the Brethren Home. He served the Manchester Volunteer Fire Department for 50 years, and was a member of the Hanover Elks Club. Having a pilot's license, he flew many small single engine aircraft both land and amphibious. He enjoyed camping and traveled extensively in the United States.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sons Gregory Steger and wife Linda Graf Steger, of Hanover, and James Steger and wife Carol Easley Steger, of Greensboro, N.C.

He was predeceased by a brother, Daniel Steger.

Funeral services and interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Manchester Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 416, Manchester, MD 21102.

Arrangements are by Eckhardt Funeral Chapel in Manchester.

Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com.

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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 Mar. 5, 2014
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