Terry Allen Wenzel, 57, Army/National Guard vet, Dart Container supervisor, collector

By on November 4, 2015

Terry Allen Wenzel, 57, of Adamstown, passed away Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

He was born in West Cocalico Township to the late Martin F. and Erla H. (Wolf) Wenzel.

Terry was a member of the Swamp Lutheran Church. He enjoyed classic cars and motorcycles, model railroading, collecting military memorabilia and books, and odds and ends antiques. He especially enjoyed his beloved chocolate Lab, Bear.

Terry served in the Army and later the Army National Guard at Fort Indiantown Gap for 20 years. His civilian career began in the plastics industry where he was still working as a production supervisor at Dart Container in Leola.

Terry is survived by a daughter: Melissa Wenzel-Miller, wife of Derek Miller, of Denver; two brothers: John L. Wenzel of Stevens; and Donald R., husband of Carol Wenzel, of Mount Airy; and two sisters: Gladys L., wife of the late Robert C. Lutz, of Denver; and Joyce E., wife of Norman H. Saville, of Robesonia.

He was preceded in death by his first wife: Sherie (Schwenk) Wenzel, who died in 1980; and a brother: Thomas Wenzel.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., and on Friday, Nov. 6, from 9 to 10 a.m., at the Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, 533 Walnut St., Denver, where funeral services will follow at 10 a.m, with Pastor Dennis L. Trout officiating. Interment will take place in the Swamp Lutheran Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by the Red Rose Honor Guard.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions in Terry’s memory may be made to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604; or American Cancer Society-Lancaster County Unit, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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