Norman E. Getz, 87, died Friday, December 19, 2014 at Lancaster General Hospital. He was the husband of Esther (Ragan) Getz for 23 years.
Norm was a deeply rooted member of the Lampeter United Methodist Church. He was an avid antique car and truck enthusiast and participated in local and national competitions and rallies. His fondest memories centered on the many friends and acquaintances he met through his memberships in the Hershey Chapter of the American Automobile Car Club, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Transport for Christ and the Freemasons.
Norm served in the United States Army during WWII and was honorably discharged on April 2, 1946.
Born in Witmer, PA, Norm was the son of the late Aaron and Bertha (Reynolds) Getz. In addition to his wife, Norm is survived by his children; Dale, married to Patricia (Smucker) Getz of Denver, Pa, Barry, married to Janel (Stokka) Getz of Cooperstown, ND, Patricia, married to David Garbisch of Albert Lea, MN, Phillip, married to Shelley (Mallory) Getz of Denver, PA , Lorri, married to Paul Davis of Anchorage, AK, and Vicki, married to Michael Cresci of Juniper, Fl, 11 Grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren, a sister, Viola, married to Harold Martin of New Holland, many nieces and nephews, and his former wife and mother of his six children, Phyllis (Sweigart) Kveragas of Lititz, PA.
There will be a memorial service on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 10AM in the Bachman Funeral Home, 7 South Decatur Street, Strasburg, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Make-A-wish Foundation, 1054 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17601 or Transport for Christ, 1525 River Rd, Marietta, PA 17547.