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Beatrice R. Melhorn

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YORK Beatrice R. (Snyder) Melhorn, 88, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at Middletown Nursing Home. She was the wife of Wilbur S. Melhorn, Jr., who passed away on April 3, 2010. Mrs. Melhorn was born July 17, 1926, in North York, and was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lottie (Bixler) Snyder. She graduated from Central York High School in 1944. She worked for Dentsply in York, but most of her life she cared for her family at home. She was a member of Hayshire United Church of Christ in York. Mrs. Melhorn is survived by her daughter, Gail Clough and her husband, Peter of Baltimore, Md.; her two sons, Gregory Melhorn and his wife, Kim of Lancaster, and Steven Melhorn and his wife, Kim of York; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Norma Snyder and Sandra Williams, both of York. She was preceded in death by her sister, Gladys; and her three brothers, Clair, Harold, and Donald. Her funeral service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 29, 2014, at The Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 87 S. Main St., Mount Wolf. Viewing will be Friday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Rose Cemetery. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Eva O'Diam, interim pastor of Hayshire United Church of Christ, and the Rev. Phyllis Baum, her former pastor from Hayshire United Church of Christ. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Middletown Nursing Home, 999 W. Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057 To share memories of Mrs. Melhorn please visit
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 28, 2014
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