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Euron H. Weitzel, age 34, was crushed to death in a highway accident in Perry County on Monday.

 

Weitzel was employed by J. Herbert Ewell, Narvon, R.2, for eight or nine years as a truck operator.  A spokesman for the firm said he had left Lancaster County on Sunday for Puxantawney with a truck load of motor oil and was enroute home with an empty truck when it was struck head on by a west bound truck, that first sideswiped another rig. 

 

Born in Honey Brook Township, a son of the late William and Ida Fillman Weitzel, he was a resident of this area until seven years ago when he moved to East Earl. He was a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Church Hill. 

 

Surviving are his wife, (living individuals, omitted due to privacy) Also these brothers and sisters; William, Chillicothe, Mo.; Mae, wife of Roy Bolich, and Martha, wife of Merlo Paup, both of Pottstown; John, Oneonta, N. Y.; Robert, Honey Brook, and Thomas, Manheim.

 

Funeral services will be held this afternoon (Thursday) at 2 p.m. from the Maclean Funeral Home, Pequea Avenue, Honey Brook. Internment will be in St. Mark’s Episcopal cemetery.

 

 

 

NCCH 9-13-1962