LeRoy C. Buchter 91, WWII vet, Conrail Inspection Foreman retiree, active in clubs

By on February 26, 2014

LeRoy C. Buchter

LeRoy C. Buchter

LeRoy C. “Step” Buchter, 91, of Lititz, passed away at Pleasant View Retirement Community Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Born in Brunnerville, he was the son of the late Robert and Bertha May Buchter and husband of the late Theda Bartsch Buchter, who passed away in 1999.

LeRoy served as a Combat Engineer in the U.S. Army during WWII, and later retired from Conrail as an Inspection Foreman.

He was a lifelong member of American Legion Garden Spot Post 56, Lititz Springs VFW Post 1463 and the NRA.

He is survived by a brother: Raymond, husband of Hazel, Mt. Airy and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by brothers: Earl, Harold and Robert Buchter; and a sister: Dora Buchter.

Family and Friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service at the Richard H. Heisey Funeral Home, 216 S. Broad St., Lititz, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. with the Reverend David Klepper officiating. There will be a viewing one hour prior to the service and interment will be in the Longenecker Brethren Cemetery with Military Honors rendered by the Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions in honor of LeRoy may be made to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

To send online condolences to the family, visit richardheiseyfuneralhome.com.

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