Arnold Lee Demmy, 75, USMC vet, baler equipment worker, Lincoln FC volunteer, Philly sports fan

By on June 12, 2019

Arnold Lee Demmy, 75, of Ephrata, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.

He was born in Clay Township to the late Woodrow and Anna (Diem) Demmy, and was the husband of Donna K. (Frankenfield) Demmy, with whom he would have celebrated 42 years of marriage in September.

Arnold worked in baler equipment manufacturing. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam War era. He enjoyed keeping busy with bus trips, visiting the beach, and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. Arnold was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies and Flyers. He was also a former volunteer fire policemen for Lincoln Fire. Company.

In addition to his wife, Arnold is survived by three children: Dana Demmy; Tammy, wife of Perry Saunders; Troy, husband of Jill Mundorff; nine grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and four nieces.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Earl H. Demmy.

Services were held June 11 at the Stradling Funeral Home, Ephrata, with Pastor Walt Carter officiating. Interment took place in the Bergstrasse Lutheran Cemetery, with military honors accorded by the Red Rose Veteran Honor Guard.

If desired, memorial contributions in Arnold’s memory may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P. O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604; Wounded Warrior Project, 301 Grant St. #900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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