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Edward A. Ziegler, 88

January 23, 2018

Edward A. Ziegler, 88, of Willow Street, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the Mennonite Home.
He was the husband of Lorraine Fischer Martin Ziegler, with whom he shared 17 years of marriage this past November 4th. He was previously married to the late Geraldine I. Himes Ziegler. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late George L. and Marie C. Kirchner Ziegler.
Ed worked as an accountant and was division controller for the Curtice Burns Food, Inc. for 28 years, until his retirement in 1991. Following retirement, he worked at the Manheim Auto Auction from 1994 to 1999.
While living in Newcastle, IN, Ed joined the Gold Wing Road Riders Assn. He loved taking motorcycle trips and the friendship, fellowship, and fun it offered. He also had an avid interest in cars of all makes and could spend hours shining those he owned himself.
Ed generously shared all he had and was always there to help anyone when needed.
He was a US Army veteran, serving as a 2nd Lt. during the Korean War, and was a graduate of Villanova University.
Ed was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his stepchildren: Lee Thomas married to Alison K. Martin of Millersville, Tracey A. married to Bruce Harbor of Pequea, Kelley M. married to Daniel Ross of Marticville, Audrey L. married to Donald S. Steinmetz of Lancaster, and Denise L. married to Dale Maharg of Conestoga; 9 stepgrandchildren ,5 stepgreat grandchildren and his sister, Marie Sullenberger of Reston, VA. He was preceded in death by his sons: Allan R. Ziegler and David H. Ziegler and by his brother, Robert A. Ziegler.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 119 S. Vine St., Lancaster, PA from 9-10AM, with the Mass to follow 10AM. Interment in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Ed’s memory to Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125, Mental Health America of Lancaster County, 630 Janet Ave, Lancaster, PA 17601-4585, or to Vison Corps / PA Assn For The Blind, 244 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA 17603.

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February 02, 2018

To Lorraineand family,                                                                                                                                            I’m so greatful to have ed as a neighbor. I’m going to miss ya old boy. But your in a better place now,and don’t worry the yard is getting mowed ha ha.May god be with ya. rest in peace Dusty

January 29, 2018

To Ed’s family,                                                                                                                                               My father and Ed were roomates in nursing care at Mennonite Home for a short while. My father passed away on January 6, 2017. Ed shared with me the fact that he heard my father thanking the lord for his life and all the pleasures he found in it shortly before he passed. It meant so much to me that Ed shared that story with me. I made a pledge that I would visit Ed every week, normally stopping in on Wednesday Evenings. We had some great conversations about life in general. My Wednesday Evenings will now feel a little emptier but I am grateful Ed is now in a much better place, free of pain. Rest in peace my friend. May God be with all of you during this time.   Sincerely, Sam Field

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
119 S. Vine St.
Lancaster, PA
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