John L. Winter, 75

August 30, 2022

John L. Winter, 75, of Lititz, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on Monday, August 30, 2022 after a brief illness. Born in Ephrata, he was the son of the late James and Elizabeth (Witmer) Winter. He was the loving husband of Barbara (Claus) Winter, with whom he shared 38 years of marriage.

John grew up in Reinholds, PA and was a graduate of Cocalico High School class of 1964. He was a former member of Swamp Lutheran Church in Reinholds, PA. He was employed by Sharp Shopper.

He loved racing and followed Sprint and modified cars. He made many trips to Indy 500. He was a fan of many, but got his start in racing with Kenny Brightbill. He loved traveling, especially his trip on a Hawaiian Cruise.

In addition to his wife, Barbara, John is survived by his daughter, Janet Paul (husband, James); grandson, Jeremy Noll, and his brother, Donald Winter. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Yvonne Druckenbrod.

Services are private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice & Community Care at or 685 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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Condolences to the Family

September 28, 2022

And this is how I found out, almost a month later that my father has died…..
Janet Winter (My last name isn’t ‘Paul’ because I didn’t get married and anyone that cares about me knows that)

September 11, 2022

I am very sorry to see john passed away. He was a good man . I always loved talking to him at Sharpshoper.
I am sure he went to Heaven .God will enjoy his company now. God bless you and your family.

September 07, 2022

Dear Barb, I am so sorry for your loss. John was a great coworker and friend. I will miss seeing him in the break room. He always made me laugh. 
Love, Cindy 

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