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Harry L. Kerstetter

Died: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018


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Northumberland - Harry L. Kerstetter Sr., 87 of King Street passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.
Harry was born at home in Montandon a son of the late Dewey and Helen (Neitz) Kerstetter.  On February 3, 1972 he married the former Bobbie J. McDaniel who survives.
He was a 1949 graduate of Montandon High School. He then served with the Army National Guard during the Korean War serving with the 987th Field Artillery Battalion as a tank operator. He served from Sept. 1951 until his honorable discharge in June 1952 with the rank of Sergeant First Class.
Mr. Kerstetter retired from American Home Foods, Milton in August of 1993 from the shipping dept. after many years of service.
Harry was a member of the Crossroads Church of the Nazarene, Milton.
He was also a member of the Montandon American Legion and various local fire companies.
He was an avid sports fan following all of the Philadelphia sports teams and Penn State and Alabama football teams. He also enjoyed solving crossword puzzles and never missed Jeopardy.
In addition to his wife of 46 years he is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Steven A. Kerstetter of Annville, Harry L., Jr. and Heather R. Kerstetter of Sunbury, stepson, Richard F. Young, Jr. of Summerville, GA, one daughter and son-in law, Cathy A. and Thomas J. Foreman of Selinsgrove, two stepdaughters, Savilla M. Rudy and husband William C. and Karen D. Haddon all of Northumberland, his grandchildren and great grandchildren, one brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Jackie Kerstetter of Mechanicsburg, two sisters and one brother-in-law, Shirley Conrad of Montandon and Judy and Ronald Robbins of Milton.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Herbert, Nelson, Larry and Arthur in infancy and sisters, Mildred, Charlotte and Edith.
Friends and family may call from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Sunday at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home 210 King Street, Northumberland. Funeral services will begin at 11:00am Monday at Crossroads Church of the Nazarene, 71 Nazarene Lane, Milton with Pastor Steve L. Vaughn officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.

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