Jennings W. Canfield, 75
Jennings W. Canfield, 75, of West Lampeter Twp., died Friday, November 18, 2011, at LRMC with his family by his side. Born in Elkins, WV, he was the son of the late Walter Canfield, Ada Phillips Retallick and step-father Stephan Retallick.
Jennings served in the US Army after graduating from the former Lampeter High School class of 55′. He was employed at Kerr Glass in maintenance for 36 years. He was a former member of the Lancaster Beagle Club, and he enjoyed fishing in Canada and hunting in West Virginia and Tioga County, PA.
Surviving are three children, Cheryl L. Canfield, companion of Charles Bukowski, Tracey L. Canfield, companion of Steven Resch, Sr., and James W. Canfield, husband of Michelle, all of Lancaster; 6 grandchildren, Steven Resch, Jr., Joey Bukowski, II, Tyler Mull, Joshua Resch, Alexis Canfield and Nickolas Bukowski; great-grandson Avery Bukowski; sister Mary, wife of Earl Creasy and his former wife Thelma Hillas. His siblings Frances Kellenberger and William Canfield, and his wives Ruby and Carol, preceded Jennings in death.
The Funeral will take place 11 AM Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 414 E. King St., Lancaster, PA, with The Rev. Mark J. Thiboldeaux officiating. A Viewing will be held 10-11 AM at the funeral home on Tuesday. Interment in Riverview Burial Park with honors accorded by the Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard. To send the family an online condolence, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory 717-393-9661
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Cheryl, Tracey, Jimmy & Aunt Thelma;
So sorry for your lost of your father, ex husband. Our hearts go out to you. I know how hard it is to lose someone you love around the holidays. If there is anything we can do please notify us. We love you.
Steve, Karen & Stefanie Adams
you and your family have my deepest condolences in the passing of your father.
may he rest in peace.
god bless you all.
taylor s de mora jr
I’m sorry to hear Jennings died. I’m related to William Canfield. A cousin of mine was married to him yrs. ago. My condolences to your family from my family.