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James L. Gehman, 90

August 22, 2018

James L. Gehman, 90, of Lititz, passed away at Hospice & Community Care, Mt. Joy, on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Born in New Holland, he was the son of the late Edwin and Sarah (Weaver) Gehman. James was the husband of Olga (Yentsch) Gehman, with whom he celebrated 19 years of marriage.
James was a graduate of Warwick Township High School and was the owner and operator of Gehman Carpet Service from 1960 to 1982. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Church, Lititz. James was a true outdoorsman who enjoyed spending time sitting on his porch at his cabin in Tioga County, watching Pine Creek flow by as he observed many forms of wild life pass by. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. More than anything else, James enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, James is survived by his five sons: David L., partner of Sharon Glass, Michael J., husband of Denise, Douglas E., Jason L., partner of Laurel Martin, and Bradley E., husband of Katherine; siblings: Lois Brooks, Geraldine Baker, Shirley Grube, Glenn Gehman and Ronald Gehman; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. James was preceded in death by two siblings: Clyde Gehman, and Margaret Miller.
Family and friends will be received from 6PM to 8PM, Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home, 127 S. Broad St., Lititz, PA 17543. Funeral Services for James will be held at 11AM, Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Trinity Evangelical Church, 44 E. Orange St., Lititz, PA 17543, with Rev. Ryan Taylor officiating. A viewing will be held at the church from 10AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in James’ name may be made to Water Street Mission, 210 S. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603 or to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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Condolences to the Family

September 22, 2018

Our deepest sympathy to all of the Gehman family, our hearts and thoughts are with you in this time  and alway’s.  
Jesse and Kathleen Bradley

August 26, 2018

I want to express my deepest sympathy to the Gehman family in the loss of your father, friend and family matriarch. I will keep you all in my thoughts.
 
Gary S. Rehm

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home & Crematory
127 S. Broad St.
Lititz, PA 17543
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44 E. Orange St.
Lititz, PA 17543
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Lititz, PA 17543
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