Lloyd Olinger

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Lloyd E. Olinger, 90, formerly of

Fleetwood, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Keystone Villa at Fleetwood,

surrounded by his family.

He was the husband of the late Lucille E. (Moyer) Olinger, who died in 2001; and

Betty Lee (Baker) Sprague Olinger, who died in 2015. Born in Richmond Township, he was the son of the late Paul Olinger and Alice (Moyer) Olinger. He was a graduate of Fleetwood High School Class of 1945. Lloyd was a U. S.

Army veteran.

In 1958 he became owner and operator of Olinger's

Exxon Mobil gas station and auto repair service on West Main Street in Fleetwood for forty years. In 1962 he opened an Nationwide Insurance agency and in 1967 he

became a realtor and as well as a licensed real estate

broker. He was very active in the Fleetwood community as member of Fleetwood Jaycees and Rotary Club. In 1961 he ran for mayor and held that position till 1969.

Lloyd was an active member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Molltown where he was a choir member for many years. In his retirement he started the choir for The Village's UCC in Lady Lake, Florida in 2004, as well as

singing for the Christian Choral in The Villages from 2004 through 2014.

He enjoyed playing golf, baseball, bocce, basketball and loved watching the Phillies and the Eagles football as well as Duke basketball.

Lloyd is survived by his children: Cynthia L. Raymond, of Boyertown; Lynn M. Mertz, of Fleetwood; and Kevin D. Olinger, of Fleetwood. His late wife, Lucille had two

daughters, Louise Bertolet of Millville, Delaware; and

Nancy Machemer, of Fleetwood. He has eight grand-children; and five stepgrandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren; and nine stepgreat-grandchildren.

Other survivors include brothers: Harold Olinger, Curtis Olinger and Warren Olinger.

Lloyd was preceded in death by his wives, Lucille, Betty Lee; brother, Arlan; and grandson, Kevin Jr.

A private memorial service will be celebrated for Lloyd at his beloved St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Molltown at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Molltown.

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Fleetwood, PA 19522
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Published in Reading Eagle on Jan. 13, 2019
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