Erla Mae McCracken

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Erla Mae McCracken


     Erla Mae McCracken, 85, of the Mennonite Home formerly of 2465 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, passed over to Heaven on Friday, October 2, 2015 after an extended illness. She was the wife of William “Bill” H. McCracken who preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 2013.  Born in Oregon, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Cora Hunchberger Glatfelter. Erla Mae was a homemaker and a firm believer in small prayer and Bible study groups.  A woman of faith, she was a member of the Hempfield United Methodist Church; past member of New Holland Evangelical United Methodist Church and Zion Lutheran Church, Leola.

     Surviving are: a son, William S. McCracken husband of Sharon, Elizabethtown; a daughter, Wendy S. Fitts wife of Charles “Chuck”, Lancaster; a sister, Lois Bender wife of Lee, Mount Joy; four grandchildren, Scott and Paul Fitts, Richard Mease, Chelsey McCracken.

     Private interment services at Trumbauer Memorial Cemetery, Leola, will be at the convenience of the family.  Please omit flowers.  Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hempfield U.M. Church, 3050 Marietta Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601 or Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. 

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