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Harvey Shirk

Harvey H. Shirk

Monday, February 27th, 1939 - Monday, April 1st, 2019
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Obituary

Harvey H. Shirk, 80, of New Holland, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 1, 2019
He was married 48 years to Joann F. Morgan Shirk. Born in East Earl, he was the son of the late John W. and Mary Huber Shirk.
Harvey retired from Bethlehem Steel in 2000 where he had been employed for 34 years. He enjoyed going to auctions and buying and selling tools and antiques.
He was a member of Pine Grove Church in Bowmansville.
Surviving besides his wife are three sons, Harvey N. Shirk of New Holland, Trent Shirk of Holtwood, and Travis Shirk of New Holland; four daughters, Kristina wife of Kervin Blank of New Holland, Amanda wife of Jason Bickel of Ephrata; Lori wife of Gier Gronstad of Troy, MI and Brenda wife of Bob Bowers of Dothan, AL; six granddaughters, one grandson, two great grandsons; and two brothers, Phares husband of Arlene Newswanger Shirk of Narvon, and Rufus husband of Rebecca Brubacker Shirk of East Earl. He was preceded in death by bothers, Norman and Enos Shirk and by a sister, Anna Shirk.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 5, at 11:00 A.M. at Pine Grove Church, 1194 Reading Road, Bowmansville, PA with the Rev. Jonathan E. Yoder officiating. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery. Friends may call at the Groff High Funeral Home, 145 W. Main St., New Holland, on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. and at the church on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Harvey’s memory may be made to Pine Grove Church, 1194 Reading Road, P.O. Box 573, Bowmansville, PA 17507.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 4th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, April 4th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Groff-High Funeral Home
    Address
    145 W. Main St.
    NEW HOLLAND, PA 17557
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, April 5th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Pine Grove Church
    Address
    1194 Reading Rd.
    P. O. Box 573
    BOWMANSVILLE, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, April 5th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Pine Grove Church
    Address
    1194 Reading Rd.
    P. O. Box 573
    BOWMANSVILLE, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Jonathan Yoder
  • Interment

    Location
    Pine Grove Mennonite Cemetery
    Address
    1194 Reading Rd.
    BOWMANSVILLE, PA
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Connie (Mellinger) Buckwalter

Posted at 07:07am
Joann, I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Harvey. I just talked to him a few weeks ago at the Reuzit Shop in New Holland. I pray God comforts you during this time of morning.
Connie (Mellinger) Buckwalter.
717-381-7164
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