William G. Anthony

William G. Anthony, 86, of 59 Palmyra Road, Campbelltown, died Thursday, December 11, 2008, in the Countryside Christian Community, North Annville Township. He was the husband of Ethel Jane Dinger Anthony, with whom he would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this February. Born in Berne, Berks County, on July 12, 1922, he was the son of the late Hardie C. and Elizabeth A. Berger Anthony. He worked in shipping/receiving for Hershey Chocolate, retiring after 46 years of service. Bill was a 1940 graduate of Annville High School, and a member of Annville United Zion Church, where he held various offices. Surviving are two sons, the Rev. Robert W., husband of Linda J. Peiffer Anthony of Boise, Idaho, and Dr. John B., husband of Edith R. Adams Anthony of Stoutsville, Ohio; a daughter, Jean L., wife of Lester C. Arnold of Jonestown; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Ellen Eckert, Lillian Mengle, Katie Miller, and Esther Adam; and a great-grandson, Chandler Spitler. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. from the Annville United Zion Church, Route 934 North, Annville. Interment will be in the United Zion Cemetery. Viewing will be held on Sunday evening from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, 618 E. Main St., Annville, and also from 9:30-10 a.m., prior to the services at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lebanon Gospel Center Mission, 26 N. Seventh Street, Lebanon, PA 17042. www.kreamerfuneralho me.com

Funeral Home

Kreamer Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. - Annville
618 E. Main Street Annville, PA 17003

Published in Lebanon Daily News on Dec. 12, 2008