Eli S. Zook

Eli S. Zook


     Eli S. Zook, 94, of Fairmount Homes, formerly of Hess Road, Leola, peacefully went home to be with the Lord with family by his side on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.  Born in Ronks, he was the son of the late Isaac F. and Lydia Stoltzfus Zook. He was the loving husband of Esther High Zook for 64 years. 

     Mr. Zook worked as a night supervisor for Ezra Martin Meats, Bridgeport, 1954-1979 and later as a dock worker for Victor Weaver's, New Holland, 1979-1990. A member of Forest Hills Mennonite Church, Leola, he enjoyed gardening and loved to spend time with his family. He was a sergeant in the Army Air Force during WWII.

     He will also be lovingly missed by his son, Eli E. married to Sandy Zook, Leola; grandchildren, Chris (Lore) Zook, David (Lori) Zook, Kim (Matt) Newswanger, Holly (Darryl) Frey; 10 great-grandchildren.  His siblings, Isaac, Aaron, Rebecca Horst, Noah, Rachel Zook, Christ, and Sallie Wagler preceded him in death.

    The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015 at Forest Hills Mennonite Church, 100 Quarry Rd., Leola with viewing there from 10-11 a.m.  Interment: Eby's Cemetery.  Memorials welcomed to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or to Fairmount Homes Benevolent Fund.

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