Frederick R. Kreider, 82, EHS grad, Lancaster City School District administrator, Army veteran

By on March 30, 2016

Frederick R. Kreider, 82, of Lancaster, died Friday, March 25, 2016, at home.

He was the loving husband of Barbara Myers Kreider to whom he was married 59 years. Born in Ephrata Township, Fred was the son of the late Ralph and Erla (Lutz) Kreider.

He graduated from Ephrata High School, Millersville College, and earned a master’s degree in education from Ohio State University. For 38 years Fred was a school teacher and administrator in the Lancaster City School District. He was a member and past treasurer of Lancaster Church of the Brethren. Fred also served in the United States Army.

Fred enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends at his cabin in Lycoming County. He also enjoyed spending his winter months in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Fred is survived by sons: John F. Kreider, husband of Eileen (Noy), of Garrison, Iowa; and Timothy S. Kreider, husband of Shay (Zug), of Lititz; daughter: Ann L. Winters, wife of Scott Winters, of Lewisberry; granddaughters: Angie Mosher, Erika, and Erin Kreider; grandson: Oscar Winters; three great-grandchildren; step-grandson: Ryan Neatrour and family of Hughesville; and step granddaughter: Lori Wasson and family of Indianapolis, Ind. He is also survived by brothers: Ronald and Gary Kreider; and sisters Kathryn Mummau and Ruthanne Kreider; along with numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services will be held March 30 at 11 a.m. at Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Ave., Lancaster, with the Rev. Jeffrey B. Rill Sr. and Rev. J. Calvin Wenger officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Fred’s name may be sent to American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

To send an on-line condolence, visit DeBord Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, Lancaster, handled the arrangements.

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