Levi A. Fuhrman, 87, Army vet, Armstrong retiree, father of three, St. Joseph’s Hospital volunteer

By on November 16, 2016

Levi A. Fuhrman, 87, formerly of East Petersburg, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at Brethren Village.

Born in Rohrerstown, he was the son of the late Levi H. and Esther Andrews Fuhrman. He was the loving husband of the late Jean E. Hess Fuhrman, who died in 2008.

Retired in 1990, Levi worked for Armstrong World Industries, Lancaster. He proudly served in the 82nd Airborne division of the United States Army. Levi was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Manheim; and the Lancaster American Legion Post 34. He also volunteered at the former St. Joseph Hospital, Lancaster. Levi loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are three children: Garry W., husband of Beth Fuhrman, of Columbia; Barry L., husband of Catherine Fuhrman, of Mountville; and Judy A. Risner of Lancaster; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother: Donald A. Fuhrman of Lancaster.

He was preceded in death by a grandson: CPT Brandon Fuhrman; a brother: Robert A. Fuhrman; and a sister: Ruth N. Frey.

Services were held Nov. 14 at the Brethren Village Chapel, Lancaster. Interment was in Camp Hill Cemetery, Mount Joy.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Levi’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

To send the family online condolences, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, had charge of the arrangements.

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