Horace Joseph Dellinger
was born on 5 December 1924 at Chanceford Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania
. He was the son of William H. Dellinger
and Mary J. Matthews
. Horace Joseph Dellinger died on 14 February 1998 at York Hospital, York, York Co., Pennsylvania
, at age 73. He was New Tag Obituary from the 16 Feb. 1998 York Daily newspaper:
Horace J. "Joe" Dellinger of Brogue died at 8:19 p.m. Feb. 14 at York Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was 73.
Mr. Dellinger was a farmer for 15 years, had been a construction worker for Sechrist & Anderson for five years, was founder of and worked at Collinsville Drive Inn for 22 years and was a heavy-equipment operator at Gary Wolford Inc. for 10 years.
He was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church, Airville.
He was a member of New Bridgeville and Airville fire companies, Red Lion Free and Accepted Masons Lodge No. 649, Harrisburg Consistory, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Zembo Shrine and York County Shrine Club.
Born in Chanceford Township, Dec. 5, 1924, he was a son of the late William and Mary Matthews.
He leaves his wife, Eleanora M. Waltemyer Dellinger, with whom he celebrated a 52 nd wedding anniversary Jan. 6; five daughters, Sandy J. Royer, Brogue, Patsy A. Brown, New Park, Linda M. Hake, Brogue, Shirl M. Jordan, Airville, and Wendi J. Kaufman, Rehoboth Beach, Del; 11 grandchildren; a step-grandaughter; three step-great grandchildren; two brothers, Stanley G. Dellinger, Brogue and Woodrow W. Dellinger, Airville; and a sister, Charlotte Druck, Airville.
Viewings are from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, with a Masonic rites service at 8:45 p.m. by Red Lion F & AM, at Burg Funeral Home, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion; and from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at McKendree United Methodist Church, 3708 Delta Road, Airville. The service is 2 p.m. Thursday at McKendree United Methodist Church with his pastor, the Rev. J.P. Bohanan, officiating.
Burial is in McKendree United Methodist Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurses Association/Hospice Services of York County, 218 E. Market St., York 17403; or to the memorial fund at his church, 3708 Delta Road, Airville 17302."
On 16 February 1998. He was buried on 19 February 1998 at McKendree United Methodist Cemetery, Airville, York Co., Pennsylvania