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Elvin J.Ressler

Elvin J.Ressler

Elvin J. Ressler, 78, of Ephrata, PA, passed away on December 14, 2018, at Fairmount Nursing Home, Ephrata, PA.

Elvin was born April 20,1940, in Manheim Township, PA to Grube and Anna (Zimmerman) Ressler. He was a 1958 graduate of Ephrata High School and went on to receive his Associate of Science Degree from Penn State University, Berks. He worked as a test analyst for Case/New Holland retiring after 43 years of service.  Elvin was a proud member of the  U.S. Marine Corps. He belonged to the New Beginnings Brethren in Christ Church, of Ephrata, PA, and was active in the Evangelical Teacher Training Association. Elvin also was a longtime volunteer at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg, PA and received their Volunteer of the Year Award. 

  Preceding Elvin in death were his parents and seven siblings John, Paul, Martin, Elmer, Melvin, Clarence and Anna Mae.

Surviving are his loving wife of 55 years Jeanne (Pawling) Ressler, five children, Michael E. Ressler (Julie Ann Koster) of Duarte, CA, Daniel E. Ressler (Jennifer Lysak) of Selinsgrove, PA, David S. Ressler (Lori J. Luther) of Lititz, PA, Joel S. Ressler, of Larimore, ND, Beth A. Ressler (Michael Johnson) of Juneau, AK, eight grandchildren, and his brother Harold Ressler.

Friends may gather for a memorial service January 4, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Speedwell Heights Brethren In Christ Church, 413 W. Brubaker Valley Road, Lititz, PA. Interment will be private.

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We were blessed to know Elvin over the years.He made an everlasting impression on everyone he met, and made our lives better knowing him. He will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Denise & George Barnosky
~ Denise & George
so sorry to hear ,,,he,s in heaven now ,,,,always looked up to him .....bless the family ..
~ bob & pauline ludwig
A wonderful man has left us. I read something morning and is very befitting when thinking of Elvin. "When the elderly die, a library is lost and volumes of wisdom and knowledge are gone." Our hearts and prayers are with you all. Love you Jeanne with many hugs
~ Marilyn and Jack
Jeanne and family, I was very sorry to hear of Elvin’s passing. He was a w Godly and wonderful man and I feel blessed to have known him. I pray you will know God’s comfort in these days.
~ Joe Hyatt

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