J. Larry Styer, 69, Terre Hill, Vietnam vet, worked at Woolworth, Good’s, Jay Group

By on February 4, 2015

J. Larry Styer, 69, of 318 Linden St., Terre Hill, was called home to the Lord after a valiant battle with melanoma, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Hershey Medical Center.

His wife of 44 years, Sandra L. (Eberly) Styer, survives. Born in Caernarvon Township, he was the son of the late Raymond H. and Margaret R. (Devine) Styer.

He proudly served his country in the Army from 1966-1968 during the Vietnam War. Larry was retired, having worked as a merchandiser for Woolworth’s for 25 years and then was employed by Good’s Furniture and the Jay Group.

He was an active member of Trinity E. C. Church, Terre Hill. He was also a member of the Ephrata VFW, the Lancaster County Post Card Club, and the Hershey Region AACA. He had also been active in the Terre Hill community with car shows and Terre Hill Days.

He enjoyed going to flea markets, public sales, yard sales, postcard shows, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters: Stephanie L. married to Aaron Strous, Ephrata; and Jennifer L. married to Tim Connolly, Warren, N.J.; four grandchildren: Kayci and Tyler Strous and Drew and Claire Connolly; and three siblings: Raymond “Sonny” Styer, New Holland; Carl “Butch” Styer, Narvon; and Faye Witwer, Narvon.

His funeral will be held Feb. 4 at 11 a.m. at Trinity E. C. Church, 110 E. Main St., Terre Hill, with Pastor Wil Martin officiating. Interment will be in Terre Hill Cemetery. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service.

If desired, memorials may be sent to Hershey Medical Center Cancer Institute, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033.

Online condolences may be posted at groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Groff-Eckenroth Funeral Home, New Holland.

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