M. Douglas Slusser, Banker, Eagle Scout, enjoyed fishing, going on mission trips

By on January 13, 2016

Doug Slusser of Lititz passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, in the comfort of his home.

He was the husband of Barbara (Taylor) Slusser to whom he was married for 51 years. Born in Bluefield, W.Va., he was a son of the late Mark F. and Helen (Pommer) Slusser.

Doug grew up near Pittsburgh, and earned his degree in business from Virginia Tech. He worked as a banker in Pittsburgh, Philipsburg, and Greensburg. Doug enjoyed fishing, outdoor activities, helping people, and was never shy to lend a hand or lead a project. He was an Eagle Scout, a member of various service clubs, and enjoyed traveling, including five mission trips to Africa. Doug most recently attended The Worship Center in Lancaster.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons: James Slusser (wife Karen) of Palmyra; and Jon Slusser (wife Kimberly) of Lancaster; one daughter: Holly Sperlich (husband Karl Sperlich) of Callahan, Fla.; one brother: Ronald Slusser (wife Jane) of McLean, Va.; and 12 grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Jan. 23 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Worship Center, 2384 New Holland Pike, Lancaster. Memorial services will be immediately following. Interment will be held privately.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the Boy Scouts of America, c/o Horseshoe Trail District, 630 Janet Ave., Suite B-114, Lancaster, PA 17601; or Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

Share online condolences at SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, had charge of the arrangements.

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