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Evelyn Mae Horst

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On April 26, 2011 @ 1:18 pm In Obituaries | 1 Comment

In Memorial

Evelyn Mae Horst, 89, of Ephrata, PA entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,  on April 26th at Ephrata Manor Nursing Home.   Born in Lititz, PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Esther Peiffer Neidermyer. She retired from Shady Maple Smorgasbord after many years of employment at the age of 87.

Evelyn  is survived by her children, Joyce E. Ballard of Myrtle Beach, SC, Jeanette M., wife of Harvey Z. Burkholder of Ephrata, PA, Mary K., wife of Raymond E. Groff of Rothsville, PA, Michael P. Shober of Ephrata, PA, and Marian J., wife of Les Altman of Richmond, VA; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Condolences for the family of “Evelyn Mae Horst”

Condolence from Sharon Jacoby Opstbaum on October 6th, 2019 11:07 am

I remember her so well for her kind heart! Whenever I had some money in my pocket, about once a month, I would go to Zimmerman’s for breakfast before walking to McCaskey for school. One day she asked me if I was a high school student and why I didn’t have breakfast at home. I told her mother was unemployed , we didn’t have a refrigerator where we lived so I usually had just tea before school. She was so distraught and insisted on paying for my meal! She told me Michael was her son and in my class. I stopped going in because I didn’t want her to pay my tab, but I never forgot her sunny disposition, encouraging words and generosity!

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