Aaron Yost Wenger, 66, Denver, WWII vet, worked for Carpenter Technology, avid golfer

By on November 4, 2015

Aaron Yost Wenger, Stony Run Village, Denver, passed away Oct. 26, 2015. He was 88, a guest of Ephrata Manor for four months. Aaron is now with his Lord whom he loved.

He shared 70 years of marriage with his wife Frances A. Kreider Wenger.

He was the son of the late Aaron N. and Minnie Y. Wenger of Cocalico.

Aaron was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy. He served his country for several years, mostly overseas. He was employed by Carpenter Technology Corp. of Reading for 37 years. He was an avid golfer – six holes in one, hunted, fished, and was a Lancaster County trap shooter champ in 1964. He was a member of Mohns Hill Evangelical Congregational Church for many years. Aaron loved camping, and traveling in Europe and Hawaii.

He is survived by his two children: Sharon A. Hecker, wife of John P. Hecker, Knoxville, Tenn.; Michael D., and partner Dennis Newkirk, of Captain Cook, Hawaii; two grandchildren: John P. Hecker of Lewisburg; and Todd M. Hecker of Tennessee; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Services were held Oct. 31 at Mohns Hill E.C. Church with Pastor Jeffrey Martin officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

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

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