Elta Bucher <I>Metzler</I> Harnish

Elta Bucher Metzler Harnish

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Death 22 Nov 2000 (aged 89)
Burial Manheim, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 7605407 · View Source
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MANHEIM - Elta B. Harnish, 89, of Lancaster, formerly of Manheim, died Wednesday morning at the Mennonite Home in Lancaster. She was the wife of Jacob H. Harnish, who died in 1999. The service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Erisman Mennonite Church, 8 S. Erisman Road, Manheim. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Viewings will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, and 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Mrs. Harnish was born Oct. 18, 1911, in Rapho Township. She was the daughter of the late Harvey and Katie (Bucher) Metzler. She helped her husband on the family farm in Rapho Township and worked at John Cope's Food Products Inc. in Rheems and the Mennonite Home in Lancaster. She was a lifelong member of Erisman Menno nite Church in Manheim, where she taught Sunday school and was part of the sewing circle; she also had a book of poetry published.
Mrs. Harnish is survived by three sons, Jacob Harold Harnish and Robert Daniel Harnish, both of Manheim, and Dennis Albert Harnish of Lititz; three daughters, Mary Jane Gerlach of Landisville, Elta Ruth Hertzler of Seven Valleys and Joanne M. Forry of East Berlin; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Grace Stauffer of Lititz; and a half sister, Edna Brunk of Honey Brook. Mrs. Harnish was preceded in death by a granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to Eastern Mennonite Missions, Oak Lane and Brandt Boulevard, Salunga 17538.



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  • Created by: E.Renkin
  • Added: 21 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7605407
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elta Bucher Metzler Harnish (18 Oct 1911–22 Nov 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7605407, citing Erisman Mennonite Cemetery, Manheim, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by E.Renkin (contributor 46537485) .