G. Wayne Heberlig, 101, Penn Dairies plant manager, dies

By on July 11, 2012

G. Wayne Heberlig

G. Wayne Heberlig, 101, a resident of Ephrata Manor, formerly of Akron and Ephrata, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2012 at Ephrata Manor.

His wife, the late Mabel M. (Adams) Heberlig, passed away in 1986.

Wayne was born in Newburg, Cumberland County, son of the late George and Anne Heberlig.

He was a graduate of Shippensburg High School and The Pennsylvania State University and was a retired plant manager for Penn Dairies at their Ephrata, Gettysburg and Lancaster locations. He also ran the Ice Cream Department of the Lancaster plant. He was a member of Bethany United Church of Christ (UCC) in Ephrata. Wayne was also a member and Past Master of Ephrata Blue Lodge #665 F&AM and a member of the Reading Consistory and Knights Templar of Lancaster. In addition, he was a member of the Johnstown Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge, a life member of the Penn State Alumni Association and the Alpha Zeta Fraternity and a member and past president of the Ephrata Rotary Club and Lincoln Friendly Circle.

He is survived by a daughter: Susan H. Lied, of Akron; a granddaughter: The Rev. Kathryn L., wife of David Kuhn, of Lancaster; three grandsons: William D., husband of Denise Lied, of Hatfield; Terry L., husband of Melinda Lied, of Lebanon; and Timothy L., husband of Audrey Lied, of Lebanon; and seven great-grandchildren: Jacklyn, Tyler, Sarah, Abigail, Brian, Caitlynn and Gabriel.

Funeral services were held on July 5 at the Donecker Chapel at Ephrata Manor, Ephrata, with the Rev. Stephen Ericson officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Donations in Wayne’s memory may be made to the Ephrata Manor Benevolent Fund, Ephrata Manor, 99 Bethany Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 or to Bethany UCC, 140 E. Main St., Ephrata, PA 17522.

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