Harry Stehman Mumma, 95, died peacefully in his sleep, February 12, 2011, at Landis Homes Retirement Community. Born in Landisville, PA, the youngest child of the late Harry Landis and Lizzie Stehman Mumma. He was married to the late Helen Brubaker Snyder, who died in 1995, for 56 years. He was also preceded in death by his second wife Janet Smith. He was a member of the Landisville Church of God, and in later years, the Lititz Church of the Brethren. Harry grew up on the family farm and began his farming career as a Guernsey breeder and was active in the Lancaster County Guernsey Breeder’s Association. He was pleased to be selected by the extension office to host a number of international visitors to view farming methods practiced in Lancaster County. Harry and Helen started an antiques and refinishing business. Later in life, he learned to create CDs from his record collection. Harry enjoyed driving around the rural farmlands, as well as traveling to Alaska, Finland, Russia, Europe and Mexico. He is survived by his five children, Linda Hagerty (William) of Morgantown, WV; Robert Mumma (Martha) of Chambersburg; Mary Ellen Harwood (Jerry) of Oxnard, CA; Susanne Doughty (Howard) of Harrisburg; and Kay Louise Weber (Timothy) of Lititz. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ethel Rohrer and Bertha Miller; and brother Clyde Mumma. The family wishes to especially thank the staff and caregivers of Landis Homes and particular thanks to Harold Groff who spent many hours playing checkers with Harry during recent years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral service from the East Bethany Chapel of Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Rd., Lititz, PA on Thursday, February 17th at 10:30am. Friends may call at the East Bethany Chapel on Thursday from 9:30am until the time of service. Private interment will be held in Landisville Mennonite Cemetery. Please omit flowers. If desired contributions in his memory may be sent to the Mennonite Disaster Service, 538 Airport Rd., Lititz, PA 17543. Arrangements by the Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home.
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