Eugene L. Ehrhart, Sr., 85

Eugene L. Ehrhart, Sr., 85, died at home in Lancaster on Saturday, January 16, 2010. His wife, the late Elizabeth J. Burns Ehrhart, died in 1972. He was born in Lancaster to the late Titus and Edith Manning Ehrhart.

Eugene was wounded while serving in the Army in Central Europe during WWII. He worked as an auto mechanic for Lancaster Lincoln Mercury and Lancaster Autohaus. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, he enjoyed fishing, small game hunting and gardening.

Surviving are five sons, Eugene L., Jr., Lititz, Stephen D., Conestoga, Michael P., Baltimore, Timothy A., Forty-Fort and Robert C., Lititz; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters.

A Visitation will be take place on Thursday from 10:30-11 AM at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, 414 E. King St., Lancaster, followed by the funeral at 11AM, with Pastor John Jewers officiating. Interment in Conestoga Memorial Park with Military Honors accorded by Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard. To send online condolences, please visit

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My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family at this difficult.    Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of your father.  

Christina Martin

I’m very sorry to have missed Uncle Gene’s viewing and funeral.  I’m very sorry for your loss.  I recently talked to him on the phone about where Aunt Irene was living. I last saw him at my dad’s funeral.  Please accept our condolences. 

Your cousin,
Linda Lefever Day

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