Samuel W. Bomberger, 88, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Hospice & Community Care. He was the loving husband of the late Elizabeth “Betty” H. Bomberger (Hofmann) who passed away in 2013.
Born in Lancaster on March 1, 1927, he was the son of the late Paul S., Sr. and Emma E. Stoneroad Bomberger. He attended McCaskey High School, served in the Navy (at the age of 17) during WWII. Upon return, he earned his Bachelor’s degree from Rider College.
After completing his college education Mr Bomberger entered into the family business building homes. From there he moved into the banking industry and built a successful career as an Internal Auditor. In 1992 he retired as Sr. Executive V.P. of Internal Audit. He returned to his passion of building by remodeling his shore house and daughter’s home. He took on an even greater challenge by building his other daughter’s home.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and formerly attended Bethany Presbyterian Church in Lancaster.
Sam’s memberships included Masonic Lodge # 43 F. & A.M., Hamilton Club, Conestoga Country Club, Ground Hog Lodge, Beach Haven Park Yacht Club, American Legion.
In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, traveling, golfing, duckpin bowling, family dinners, and spending time with friends and family at his summer home on Long Beach Island.
He is survived by two daughters; Letitia Smith (wife of Melvin), and Paula Mae Bomberger; 4 grandchildren; Cody Smith, Darcy Taylor, Erin Miller, and Ali Daly; and 4 great-grandchildren; Nolan Daly, Clive Taylor, Baylee Miller, and Brody Daly.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service at First Presbyterian Church, 140 E. Orange St, Lancaster, PA 17602 on Tuesday February 9, 2016 at 11:00 AM. A viewing will be held on Tuesday at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of the service.
Interment will be private at Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Bomberger’s memory may be sent to Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125, American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603 or First Presbyterian Church at the address listed above. To send an on-line condolence, please visit: www.DeBordSnyder.com