Carl D. ‘Cork’ Hertzog, 61, loved tinkering, woodworking, and repurposing, former Bassmaster

By on March 8, 2017
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Carl D. ‘Cork’ Hertzog, 61, of Ephrata, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Hospice and Community Care in Mount Joy.

He was the loving husband of Kathryn (Weaver) Hertzog. They were married on Nov. 24, 1977 in Ephrata.

Born in Ephrata Township on June 12, 1955, Carl was a son of the late C. Lester Hertzog and Cora M. (Hellinger) Hertzog. He went to Warwick High School and worked as a plumber for Haller Enterprises Inc. for more than 20 years.

In addition to his wife, Kathryn, Carl is survived by two daughters: Stephanie Hrubochak of Denver; and Sheldonna, wife of Ted Holloway, of Leola; a son: Shannon C. Hertzog, husband of Sheila, of Ephrata; and four grandchildren: Sierra, Dylan, Skylar, and Dagan. Also surviving are Carl’s three siblings: John M. Hertzog; Theda, wife of Marvin Bowman; and Timothy E. Hertzog, all of Ephrata.

Carl loved tinkering and woodworking in his shop. He and Kathryn repurposed old ‘junk’ into useful items. Carl enjoyed fishing and was a former member of the Bassmaster club.

A memorial service will be held at a later time at the convenience of the family.

In place of flowers, please consider a memorial gift to Hospice and Community Care of Lancaster, hospiceandcommunitycare.org/donate.

To leave a message of condolence, visit gravenorhomeforfunerals.com. Gravenor Home for Funerals, Ephrata, handled the arrangements.

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