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Henry (Hank) A. Verwohlt

Henry (Hank) A. Verwohlt passed away December 20, 2021. Born March 6, 1945 in Lancaster  he was the son of Harold A. and Ruth Burris (Sanders) Verwohlt. Hank served in Vietnam with the US Navy from early 1963 to late 1966 and the Army National Guard and Air National Guard from 1986 to 2005. He received the New York State Defense of Liberty Medal from the 107


Air Refueling Wing and the National Defense Service Medal for exemplary service in New York City immediately after September 11, 2001. Hank’s name is on the Wall of Honor at Naval and Military Park, Buffalo in tribute to his service and sacrifice. He was a member of the Patriot Guard and enjoyed touring on his motorcycle.

Hank graduated from J.P.McCaskey High School, Lancaster in 1963 and received his bachelor’s degree from Trine (formerly Tri-State) University. Angola. He worked for Harrison Division of General Motors and retired as a Delphi Technologies employee.

Hank is survived by his wife Cheri (Sterling) Verwohlt whom he married on September 14, 1968, daughter Kathryn S. Verwohlt of Lockport NY, son Jason H. and wife Wendy of Naples FL. And grandchildren Leah J. and Hudson D. Verwolht, sister Kay Rath and husband Joel of Houston TX, sister Jane Berry and husband John of Topsham ME, mother in law June Sterling of Lancaster, brother in law James Sterling and wife Connie of Hernando Beach FL, brother in law Peter Sterling and wife Beth, brother in law David Sterling and wife Michele as well as two nieces, seven nephews and several cousins.

Relatives and friends may call on Friday, January 7, 2022 from 6-8 pm at DeBord Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory 141 E. Orange St. Lancaster PA 17602 for a time of visitation. Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to Fisher House Foundation Inc. which helps military families at

; or Buffalo C.A.R.E.S Animal Rescue at
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