Douglas E. Getz, 59, Waste Management employee

By on November 26, 2013

Douglas E. Getz

Douglas E. Getz

Douglas E. Getz, 59, of New Holland, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at his residence.

Born in Ephrata, he was the son of the late Harold E. and Shirley Ann Gibson Getz.

He was a graduate of Milton Hershey School.

Douglas was employed for 38 years with Waste Management Company in Lancaster. He previously worked at Alsam Shoe Factory in Lititz.

Among his interests were watching the Philadelphia Eagles, working on cars, going to drag races, playing softball, being in the outdoors, cookouts and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving is a sister: Beverly Getz, of Lititz, close friend Kathy Getz and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Preceding Douglas in death were sisters: Roberta Jackson and Eugenia Getz and a brother: William L. Getz.

Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. To share your fondest memories of Douglas visit

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