Harold B. Ginder73, Manheim Central Class of ’56

By on December 21, 2011

Harold B. Ginder, 73, of York, formerly of Manheim, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at Manor Care Kingston Court, York.

Born in Mount Joy Township, he was the son of the late John S. and Maude Becker Ginder. He was the loving husband of Audrey Earhart Ginder, and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in January of this year.

Retired in 2001, Harold worked at the former York International Corp. He graduated from Manheim Central High School in 1956. He graduated from Elizabethtown College and Penn State University in 1961 with a bachelor of arts degree and a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering.

Harold was an active and faithful member of York First Church of the Brethren, where through the years he served as moderator and on the church board. He also enjoyed singing as a member of the choir. He was a member of ASHRAE.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son: J. Spencer, husband of Christina Ginder, of Parkton, Md.; two daughters: Karen G., wife of David Sampson, of Salem, Va.; and Diane M., wife of Todd Colvin, of York; five grandchildren: Alex Ginder, Connor, Rachael and Jake Sampson and Melanie Schaefer; a brother: J. Becker, husband of Vera Ginder, of Manheim; and a sister: Kathleen B. Hollinger, of Lancaster.

He was preceded in death by two cousins: Carl F. Ginder and Kathryn Miller.

His memorial service was held at York First Church of the Brethren on Dec. 19. Interment took place in Chiques Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Rapho Township.

Kindly omit flowers. Those desiring may send contributions in Harold’s memory to York First Church of the Brethren, 2710 Kingston Road, York, PA 17402.

To send the family online condolences, visit buchfuneral.com.

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