Eugene T. Herbst
1925 - 2021
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Eugene T. Herbst

Dallastown - Eugene T. "Gene" Herbst, 95, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Manor Care Health Services - South. He was the husband of the late Ruth M. (Strickler) Herbst.

Born April 7, 1925 in N. Hopewell Twp., a son of the late Emory W. and Margie M. (Ziegler) Herbst, he retired from Dallastown Area High School in 1987. Gene was a US Army and US Navy veteran during WWII and The Korean War.

Mr. Herbst is survived by a stepson, Titus F. and wife Betty Geesey of Glen Rock; a stepdaughter, Ann M. Dietz of York; seven step-grandchildren; 11 step great grandchildren; eight step great great grandchildren; a brother, Junior Herbst of Red Lion; and a sister, Ellen Wierman of Red Lion. He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Janice E. Partin; three brothers, Daniel, Edward and Dean Herbst; and two sisters, Alma Smith and Gladys Taylor.

Tribute services will be private. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with full military honors. Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in York Daily Record from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14, 2021.
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January 14, 2021
Love,love, him. Miss our neighbor and our breakfast. Thank you Ann for taking wonderful care of him. He was a special person as was Ruth. They together were special memories that our family will never forget.

Melissa Gohn
January 13, 2021
God bless the freeze pop man. He will be missed. He was a wonderful neighbor. Paul and Kathy Johnson
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