Dean E. Koppenhaver, 91, WWII vet, Service America Corp. fleet manager, Master Mason

By on November 29, 2017

Dean E. Koppenhaver, 91, of Lititz, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Luther Acres Manor Care.

Born in Pillow, he was the son of the late Edward and Katherine (Troutman) Koppenhaver. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Arlene.

Dean graduated from Elizabethtown High School, class of 1943. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Corps. He retired from Service America Corp. in 1991 as fleet manager. He has served as Secretary/Treasurer for the Lancaster County Automotive Association for six years, and was a Master Mason for over 50 years; he was a member of Casiphia Lodge, No. 551, Mount Joy.

He is survived by his son: Brad D., husband of Susan Koppenhaver, East Petersburg; daughter: Barbara J., wife of Keith Dissinger, Lancaster; son: Dennis E., husband of Susan Koppenhaver, Paradise; and two grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his sister: Mary Cantrell, Mount Home, Ark.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial service at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Chapel at Luther Acres, 600 E. Main St., Lititz, with Rev. E. Walter Cleckley officiating. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Mount Tunnel Cemetery, Elizabethtown, at the family’s convenience.

The Koppenhaver family would like to thank the staff and residents of Luther Acres for their care and support of Dean.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dean’s name may be made to Hospice and Community Care, PO Box, 4125 Lancaster, PA.

To send the family online condolences, please visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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