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Max W. Hershberger

Max W. Hershberger, 84, of New Enterprise, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at UPMC Altoona.

A funeral was held on Tuesday, May 14, at New Enterprise Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Marlys Hershberger officiated.

Private interment was in the New Enterprise Cemetery.

Max was born on June 17, 1934, in New Enterprise, son of the late Ross and Cleo (Detwiler) Hershberger.

He was united in marriage to Joan Furry on June 12, 1960, at New Enterprise Church of the Brethren

Surviving are his wife, Joan; daughter Nancy Anne Hershberger (Ed Majewski); daughter Melissa Mae Mellott (Tom); son Thomas Hershberger; son Matthew Hershberger; grandchildren TJ and Samuel Mellott and Hillary Rodak (Nick); great-grandson Luke; step great-grandchildren Connor and Maddy; brothers George, Robert and Jerry Hershberger; sister Lois Kyper; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: John and Charles Hershberger.

Max was a Replogle High School Class of 1953 graduate. He then attended Elizabethtown College for two years.

Max was a lifetime dairy farmer and served as the South Woodbury Township constable for 20 years.

After retirement, he owned and operated three mail contracts.

Max was a member of New Enterprise Church of the Brethren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Max's name can be made to the Southern Cove Volunteer Fire Co. or the Southern Cove EMS.

Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home LLC, Woodbury.


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