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John M. Shronk91, WWII veteran, deacon
John M. Shronk, 91, of Manheim, formerly of Berwick, passed away Friday, July 29, 2011 at Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim.
Born in Abington, he was the son of the late John M. and Marian Ridpath Shronk. He was the husband of Shirley Warrington Shronk, and they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in February of this year.
Retired in 1980, John worked in logistics and was the chief scheduler for Sun Oil Company, Philadelphia. He graduated from Abington High School in 1938 and Pierce Jr. College, Philadelphia, in 1940. John proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WW II in Intelligence at both Cape May and Hawaii, where he received honorary medals and ribbons.
He was a member of Grace Brethren Church of Manheim and he served in his earlier years as a deacon at the Abington Presbyterian Church. He was also a member of the American Legion and Berwick Kiwanis Club. His interests included nature, hooking rugs, stamp and coin collecting.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters: Judith S., wife of Jack R. Briner, of Lititz; Ruth S., wife of Steven G. Bishop, of Chapel Hill, N.C.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister: Doris Shronk.
The Shronk family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Pleasant View Retirement Community for their years of fine care.
Funeral services were held at Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim, with Rev. Jeffrey L. Dunkle officiating. Interment took place at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Kindly omit flowers. Those desiring may send contributions in John’s memory to Manheim Grace Brethren Church, 333 East High Street, Manheim, PA 17545.
To send the family online condolences, visit buchfuneral.com.
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