Arthur Hertzog, 91, Denver volunteer, dies Arthur E. Hertzog

By on October 19, 2011

Arthur E. Hertzog, 91, of Denver, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at Denver Nursing Home.

Born in West Cocalico Township, he was the son of the late Evan and Sadie (Ensinger) Hertzog and was the husband of the late Bertha Mae (Ulrich) Hertzog .

Arthur served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He also worked at Sunline Coach Co.

Arthur had been a member of Trinity UM Church in Denver since he was a teenager, where he had served as treasurer and secretary of the Sunday school, as a trustee and as an usher. Arthur was a very active volunteer with the Denver Park and had served as a past president of the park. He was a life member of the Denver Orioles, the Denver Fire Co., the Robesonia Fire Co., the Temple Fire Co. and the Sinking Spring Fire Co. He was also a member of the Fairview Cemetery committee. Arthur enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed collecting coins and Jim Beam bottles.

Surviving are his two daughters: Joyce L., wife of Leonard Christy, of Stevens; and Janet L., wife of Burnell Rettew, of Denver; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Cleon and Charles Hertzog; and his sister: Lillie Sweigart.

Funeral services will be held Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. at the Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, 533 Walnut St., Denver, with Pastor C. Michael Roney officiating. Burial will take place in the Fairview Cemetery Annex with full military honors being accorded by the Red Rose Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions in Arthur’s memory may be made to the Trinity UM Church Handicap Fund, 420 Main St., Denver, PA 17517 or to Hospice of Lancaster County, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

Arrangements will be made by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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