F. David Sensenig, 70, Ephrata, long time truck driver, collected old pedal tractors

By on August 6, 2014

F. David Sensenig, 70, of 321 E. Mohler Church Rd., Ephrata, was ushered into eternity with his family by his side Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.

Born in Salisbury Township, he was the son of the late John N. and Mary (Nolt) Sensenig and was the husband of Betty L. (Moyer) Sensenig.

Dave was a member of the Hahnstown United Zion Church, Ephrata. Dave was a passionate truck driver, known as “Penny Saver” over the years, had worked for Burkholder Paving, Martin Limestone and was an owner/operator for 36 years. He loved driving, working in his shop and was always busy helping others. Dave’s greatest love in life was his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. Dave enjoyed collecting old pedal tractors, walking and weekend trips to the cabin in Belleville.

In addition to his wife; he is survived by his three children: Michael A. Sensenig of Ephrata, Mark A., husband of Karen J. (Martin) Sensenig of Ephrata, Jennifer L., wife of Rick Erkinger of Denver; six grandchildren: Dylan, Riley, Erica, Ethan, Carleigh and Evan; four brothers: Noah N., husband of Esther (Weaver) Sensenig of Quarryville, John N., husband of Pauline (Weaver) Sensenig of Nottingham, Milton N., husband of the late Susan (Brubaker) Sensenig of Ephrata, Melvin N., husband of Phoebe Ann (Wenger) Sensenig of East Earl; seven sisters: Anna, wife of Titus W. Burkholder of Gordonville, Barbara, wife of the late Paul Hursh of Lititz, Ruth, wife of the late Paul Hoover of Myerstown, Frances, wife of Harlan Martin of New Holland, Evelyn Snyder of Ephrata, Verna, wife of Leon Burkholder of Ephrata, Esther, wife of Lloyd Fox of East Earl; two brothers-in-law: Harlan Weaver of Manheim and Ellis Martin of Stevens.

In addition to his parents: he was preceded in death by two sisters: Mary Etta Weaver and Erma Martin.

Services were held Aug. 1 at Reamstown Church of God, Stevens, with Rev. John Fry, Rev. Dwayne Hoover and Rev. Arthur T. Karick officiating. Interment was in the Hahnstown United Zion Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Dave’s memory may be made to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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

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