Stanley R. Kershner

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Stanley R. Kershner


     Stanley R. Kershner, 102, of Maple Farm Nursing Center, formerly of Witmer and East Petersburg, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.  Born in Witmer, he was the son of the late Wilmer and Anna Viola Reynolds Kershner. Mr. Kershner was the loving husband of Anne M. Stevenson Kershner who died in 2005. 

     He was a cake baker for Cooper's Bakery, Leola and later worked as a store and post office clerk at W. W. Kershner's Store, Witmer. Stanley was a lifetime member of the Salem Evangelical Reformed Church, Hellers and was a member of the Witmer Fire Co. He enjoyed meeting his friends at breakfast at Family Fare Restaurant, East Petersburg.

     He will be lovingly missed by a daughter, Brenda wife of James L. Graham, East Petersburg; three grandchildren, James M. husband of Mary Caramadre Graham, Manheim, Tara Graham, Lancaster, Nathan husband of Melissa Martin Graham, Columbia; eight great-grandchildren, Xavier, Izaiah, Joshua, Madison, Tyler, Ian, Victoria, Mya. A brother, John preceded him in death.

     Funeral Services: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. from the Salem Evangelical Reformed Church, Hellers, 2555 Horseshoe Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601 with viewing from 10-11 a.m.  Interment: in the adjoining cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.  Memorials are suggested to the church or Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster PA 17604-4125. 

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