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 Kearney G Silvius

Kearney G Silvius

Birth
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 10 Sep 1994 (aged 64)
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 10, 113
Memorial ID 2581971 · View Source
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Kearney G. Silvius, retired Army major

Maj. Kearney Gilbert Silvius, 64, of 225-A Miller Road, Akron, died Saturday night at Lancashire Hall after a lengthy illness.

Born in Lancaster, he was a son of the late Blaine and Eva Steiger Silvius and the husband of Rita M. Mensing Silvius. The couple celebrated their 43rd anniversary June 8.

Silvius retired in 1971 as a major in the U.S. Army after 23 years of service. A veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam wars, he also served in the U.S. Navy and the Army National Guard.

A resident of Akron since 1992, her formerly lived in New Port Ritchie, FL, and Lancaster. He worshiped in the United Church of Christ denomination.

Silvius belonged to the Millersville Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion Post No. 34 of Lancaster and the Disabled American Veterans.

Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Kearney G. Jr. of Streamwood, IL, and Carl G. of Holtwood; four daughters, Christine M., wife of Robert Longfors of Osage, MN, Roxanne M., wife of Donald Bentzel Jr., of Ephrata, Dawn M., wife of Sgt. Michael Poli Jr. of Germany, and Karen M. of Doylestown; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Claudette, wife of Willard Barrow of Holtwood.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Gravenor Home for Funerals Inc., 100 W. Main St., Ephrata, PA on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Reverend John R. Zook officiating. Interment with full military honors at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Township, Lebanon County, PA. Friends may call at the Gravenor Home for Funerals Inc. on Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. Those who desire may make memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans, Red Rose Chapter No. 80, c John R. Andrews, 1309 Kenstar Dr., Landisville, PA 17538.


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  • Maintained by: Lisa Winner Haas
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2581971
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kearney G Silvius (2 Oct 1929–10 Sep 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2581971, citing Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Lisa Winner Haas (contributor 47275787) .