Jerry L. Fasnacht, 76, Marine vet, High Concrete worker Schoeneck Lions, Fire Co. member

By on October 4, 2017

Jerry L. Fasnacht, 76, of Denver, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at home.

He was born in Lincoln to the late Arthur and Elsie (Yost) Fasnacht, and was the husband of Freda L. Fasnacht, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.

He was a member of Brickerville United Lutheran Church.

Jerry was a yard jockey for High Concrete, after retirement he worked part time for Zimmerman Auto Body. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a past president of Schoeneck Area Lions Club, a life member of the Marine Corps League and a life member of Schoeneck Fire Company.

In addition to his wife, Jerry is survived by two sons: Andrew A., husband of Judy Fasnacht of Gap; Michael A., husband of Stephanie Fasnacht of Schoeneck; a daughter: Deborah L., wife of Mark Kershner of Jersey Mills; four grandchildren, Devin, Emily and Molly Fasnacht; and Ryan Kershner; two step-grandchildren: James and Justin Moore; a brother: Elwood, husband of Alice Fasnacht of Denver; and two sisters: Betty Alexander and Fern Steininger, of Ephrata.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Robert F. Fasnacht; and a sister: Goldie Gibble.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Brickerville United Lutheran Church, 340 E. 28th Division Highway, Lititz, followed a memorial service at 11 a.m., with Reverend Scott K. Davis officiating. Interment will take place at the Brickerville United Lutheran Memorial Garden with military honors accorded by the Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions in Jerry’s memory may be made to Schoeneck Fire Company, 125 N. King St., Denver, PA 17517; or Brickerville United Lutheran Church, 340 E. 28th Division Highway, Lititz, PA, 17543.

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

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