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 George R. Hitz

George R. Hitz

Birth
Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 27 Feb 2018 (aged 86)
Weigelstown, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Manchester, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100044151 · View Source
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March 16, 1931 - February 27, 2018

Manchester, George R. Hitz, 86, died at 12:02 a.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at Providence Place in Dover. He was the husband of the late Eva M. (Yeager) Hitz.

Born March 16, 1931 in Elizabethtown, a son of the late Amos G. and Stella (Ober) Hitz.

He was was a 1948 graduate of Manchester High Scholl. Mr. Hitz retired from Allis Chalmers Corporation, where he had worked for 34 years, and had also worked for Pete Knaub Furniture Factory, American Wire Cloth, Paul Miller and Stu Brenneman House Builders, and Manchester Borough. He was associated with Wise Auto for 50 years, and worked as the projectionist for the former Mount Wolf Theater. He was a member of Saint Paul United Methodist Church, and Union Fire Company #1 for more than 47 years.

Mr. Hitz is survived by two sons, Randy L. Hitz of York Haven, and James R. Hitz and his wife, Debora of York; two grandchildren, Mindy Christian, and Nicole Hitz; three great-grandchildren, Raven Paqueno, Alexis Flinchbaugh and Maia Christian; a brother, Jay Hitz of Newberrytown; and a sister, Florence Shank of Marietta. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ezra Hitz and Jacob Hitz; and two sisters, Elizabeth McAfee and Mary Hartman.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018 at William E. Little Funeral Homes, Inc., 60 S. Main St., Manchester, with his Visitation Pastor, The Rev. Dr. Eddie D.D. Miller, officiating. Viewing will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Manchester Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 4360 Board Road, Manchester PA 17345 or to Union Fire Company #1, 201 York Street, Manchester PA 17345

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 1, 2018


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  • Created by: Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100044151
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George R. Hitz (16 Mar 1931–27 Feb 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100044151, citing Manchester Union Cemetery, Manchester, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele (contributor 47477063) .