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Earl R. Laser89, WWII veteran, truck driver
Earl R. Laser
Earl R. Laser, 89, formerly of Brunnerville, passed away with his children by his side Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 at Moravian Manor, Lititz, where he had been a resident for the past four years.
Born and raised in Hopeland, he was the son of the late Roy and Helen (Kindig) Laser. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Gorton) Laser, who passed away in 1993.
Earl proudly served his county in the Army during WWII in the Pacific Theatre, and spoke fondly about attending the WWII Memorial dedication in Washington, D.C. He spent his career driving 18-wheel trucks for the Animal Trap Company, Sam Shotzberger, A.K. Mann/Armstrong and B.F. Kauffman Motor Freight. He enjoyed driving Peterbilt trucks, being outdoors, hunting and going out to eat. He was a member of the Young Men’s Business League, American Legion, attended Brunnerville United Methodist Church and had served as a volunteer for the Brunnerville Fire Company and Lancashire Hall.
He is survived by his son: Glenn, of Lititz; daughter: Debra Henderson, of Shalimar, Fla.; sister: Kathryn Greenly, of Ephrata; seven nieces; and three nephews.
His celebration of life service was held at Moravian Manor, Steinman Hall, on Sept. 10. Interment was private.
Kindly omit flowers. If desired, contributions in Earl’s memory would be gratefully appreciated to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604; or the Brunnerville Volunteer Fire Company, 1302 Church St., Lititz, PA 17543.
Spacht Funeral Home, Lititz, has been entrusted with the arrangements. To share fondest memories of Earl, visit lifecelebration.com.