Merwin J. Ziegler

June 15, 1946 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Merwin Ziegler Obituary

Merwin J. Ziegler, 77, of Dillsburg went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 1, 2024, at his home.

    He was born June 15, 1946, in Lock Haven, PA the son of the late Warren O. and Irene E. (Marburger) Ziegler.

   Merwin worked as a bookkeeper for Casher's Inc. in Harrisburg and then as a supply clerk for the Mechanicsburg Naval Depot and retired from the New Cumberland Army Depot. 

   He was a graduate of Clear Spring High School in Maryland and then received his Associates degree from Hagerstown Junior College and attended Allentown Business School.

   He was a member of the West Shore Free Church in Mechanicsburg and was involved as an usher, offering counter and with the food distribution ministry. Merwin was also involved with Hope Walks in York Springs, Mission Central in Mechanicsburg, Bethesda Mission Community Center in Harrisburg and the Franklin Township recycling center.  Merwin served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

   Merwin enjoyed hiking, biking, frisbee, playing board games and especially spending time with his family.

   He is survived by his wife, Geneva E. (Hoak) Ziegler; one daughter, Lanette J. Johnson (Timothy) of Harrisburg; one son, Jonathan R. Ziegler (Danielle) of Philadelphia; four grandchildren, Isaac and Aliana Johnson and Ezra and Audra Ziegler. Merwin was preceded in death along with his parents by one brother, Dwight L. Ziegler.

   Services will be held Monday, January 8, 2024, at 11:00 am in his church, West Shore Free Church, 1345 Williams Grove Road, Mechanicsburg, PA. A viewing will be held Monday from 10-11 am at the church. Burial will be held privately in the Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

   Memorial contributions may be made to one of the following: West Shore Free Church, 1345 Williams Grove Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; Bethesda Mission, P.O. Box 3041, Harrisburg, PA 17105; Hope Walks, P.O. Box 218, York Springs, PA 17372.

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January 8, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
West Shore Free Church
1345 Williams Grove Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Funeral Service
January 8, 2024

11:00 AM
West Shore Free Church
1345 Williams Grove Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055


West Shore Free Church
1345 Williams Grove Road, Mechanicsburg PA 17055

Hope Walks
P.O. Box 218, York Springs PA 17372

Bethesda Mission
P.O. Box 3041, Harrisburg PA 17105


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