Merle W. Marple, 90, of Elizabethtown, went home to be with the lord on Wednesday November 16th at his home. He was married to the late Edith C. Marple who passed away November 20th 2002.
Merle was born in Philadelphia, PA, on March 14th 1921. He had a strong work ethic and was dedicated to providing for his family. He was employed by Armstrong World Industries as a Tile Inspector. Prior to his career with Armstrong World Industries, he was a proud member of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his daughter Sandra A. wife of Robert E. Rohrer of Elizabethtown, 3 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday November 21st at 11:00 A.M. at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 2427 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17601 with the Reverend Peter Hahn officiating. Friends may call at the church from 10:00 to 11 A.M. the day of the service. Interment will be in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, PO 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.