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Sylvan Gehman

Sylvan Ray Gehman Sr.

Friday, November 17th, 1944 - Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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Obituary

Sylvan R. Gehman, Sr., 75, of Ephrata, passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital.
He was married 56 years to Shirley A .Wise Gehman. Born in Bowmansville, he was the son of the late Clayton M. and E. Alberta Shirk Gehman.
Sylvan was employed as a truck driver his entire working career. He was a member of St. John’s Center U.C.C. in East Earl.
Surviving besides his wife is a son, S. Ray, Jr. husband of Judith L. Gehman of Ephrata; a daughter, Ann Marie wife of Larry Dalmas of Parkesburg; a grandson, John Clayton Gehman of Royersford; two brothers, Elvin L. husband of Shelly Frantz Gehman of Schoeneck, and Larry D. Gehman of Ephrata; five sisters, Eileen J. wife of Richard K. Steffy of Ephrata, Caroline F. Messner of Terre Hill, Jewel A. wife of Ralph S. Stauffer of East Earl, Karen J. Auker of Fivepointville, and Rowena K. wife of Keith A. Hyndman of Ohio. He was preceded in death by a brother Wilmer J. Gehman and by sisters Rose Marie Wolf and Velma M. Wert.
A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, August 24, at 10:00 A.M. at Memory Gardens, 319 Wabash Road, Ephrata, PA with the Rev. R. Kenneth Evitts officiating. A viewing will be held at the Eckenroth Home for Funerals, 209 E. Main St., Terre Hill, PA on Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. CDC Guidelines will be followed and masks will be required. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sylvan’s memory may be made to Transport for Christ, 1525 River Road, Marietta, PA 17547.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Eckenroth Home for Funerals
    Address
    209 E. Main St.
    TERRE HILL, PA 17581
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  • Service

    Monday, August 24th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, August 24th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Memory Gardens
    Address
    319 Wabash Rd.
    EPHRATA, PA
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    Officiant
    R. Kenneth Evitts
  • Interment

    Location
    Memory Gardens
    Address
    319 Wabash Rd.
    EPHRATA, PA
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Love Carol & Carl Lehnerd

Posted at 01:30pm
Our hearts ache for the loss you are experiencing. I wish there were a way to make it all better. Remember the good times always.

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Sandra F. Youndt Styer

Posted at 10:33am
Our deepest sympathy to Shirley, Ray and the entire family and friends. God Bless.
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Wayne and Teresa Brookover and families

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