Dennis Eugene Palm, 63, EHS grad, mechanic, LCBC member, Boy Scout volunteer, drummer

By on November 30, 2016

Dennis Eugene Palm, 63, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at his residence, with his family by his side.

Born in Ephrata, he was the son of the late J. Donald and Ella Mae Rote Palm. He was the husband of Jill Newswanger Palm, to whom he had been married for 37 years.

He was a graduate of Ephrata High School and had an associate degree from the Pennsylvania State University. He worked as a mechanic in several industries spanning 37 years.

He was a member and volunteer at LCBC and spent years working in Boy Scouts. Drumming was his passion. He enjoyed playing for his church, for the community, and was a member of the band Blue Rock Connection. He cherished time spent with his family, particularly his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Jill, Dennis is survived by his daughter: Andria M., wife of Corbett Brickle, of Springfield, Mass.; and his son: Nathan E., husband of Catherine Palm, of Millersville; four siblings: Beverly Maharg, Bonnie Gerhard, Barbara LaFrance, and Dwight Palm; along with six grandchildren: Rashon, CJ, Derryck, Malorie, Kailey, and Quinn.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to celebrate Dennis’ life at LCBC, 313 W. Liberty St., Lancaster, on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Brad Steele officiating. The family will greet friends at 10 a.m., before the memorial service begins.

If desired, contributions in Dennis’ memory may be sent to: Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, 2102 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601.

To send an online condolence, visit DeBordSnyder.com. DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home, Lancaster, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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