Walter E. Spangler
May 14, 1939 - April 3, 2017
North Codorus Twp
Walter E. Spangler, 77, died at 6 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident. He was the husband of Gloria Jean (Coudriet) Spangler.
Walter was born in Spring Grove on May 14, 1939 to the late Walter H. and Esther Mae (Myers) Spangler. He graduated from Spring Grove High School and he served in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Korea. When he came back to the states, he was stationed in Norfolk, VA. He then went to work at P.H. Glatfelter Paper Mill where he worked for almost 40 years until he retired. He was an avid wood carver and at one time, he belonged to the York, Lancaster, Conewago, and West Shore Carvers, as well as, the cane club where he carved many canes for wounded Veterans in different states. He will be missed by his family and all of his friends. He was a good husband, father, and grandfather.
In addition to his wife of 47 years, he is survived by a daughter, Stacy Jo Schnell of York; and two granddaughters, Morgan Taylor and Samantha Jayne Schnell. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Larry Spangler.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 at The Semmel Chapel of Workinger Semmel Funeral Homes and Cremation, 849 E. Market St., York, with The Rev. Gregory Wise officiating. Viewing will be 9 to 10 a.m. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens will full military rites presented by the York County Veterans Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 202, Harrisburg PA 17110 or to the American Heart Association
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