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Russell “Skinny” Ernst Weidler, 92

January 02, 2022

Russell “Skinny” Ernst Weidler, 92, of Lititz, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Rothsville, PA he was the son of the late Alice (Ernst) and Monroe Weidler. He was the loving husband to the late Betty Lou (Sonnen) Weidler.

Russell was a member of Brickerville United Lutheran Church. He enjoyed hunting and was a member of The Lexington Hunting Cabin. Russell attended Manheim Township School. Prior to retirement he worked as a Machine Operator and Maintenance at Alumax Aluminum Products for over 32 years. Russell also enjoyed working in his vegetable garden, walking with the Earlybird Walkers in Ephrata and was a member of the Quilting Group at church.

He is survived by his children: Gloria Hostetter (John), Russell M. Weidler (Deb) and Jeffrey L. Weidler, all of Lititz; 4 grandchildren: Stacy Eshleman, Victoria Hoak, Amy Kulus and Michael Weidler; 4 great-grandchildren: Garrick Hayden, Austin Reich, Addy Reich and Rylee Kulus. He was preceded in death by his siblings: John, George, Robert, Roy, Richard, Florence, Matilda, Mary, Naomi and Ralph.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2PM on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Brickerville United Lutheran Church, 340 East 28th Division Highway, Lititz, PA 17543. Family and friends will be received from 1PM until the time of service. Interment will be private at Memory Gardens, Ephrata. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brickerville United Lutheran Church c\o The Quilters Club, address above.

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Condolences to the Family

January 13, 2022

Mom sends her condolences.. she will miss his phone calls 

January 13, 2022

We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Russel’s passing . He was always so kind and he will be missed 

January 08, 2022

Russ was a wonderful person. His kind and sincere demeanor was welcomed by all.
His life well lived, is a life  that so many should emulate. He will be sincerely missed by family and friends.
Larry E Hess

January 08, 2022

My mom( Barbara Weidler)would like to rember Russel as he was. We are great full of all the memories we have’s had with Russel. He is on the other side of the veil but also remains in each and everyone of lives he has touched
Much love to ALL
  Victoria Clair & Barbara Weidler

January 04, 2022

So sorry for your loss. He will be missed by many! 
Al and Karen Hollinger

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Saturday, January 08, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Brickerville United Lutheran Church
340 East 28th Division Highway
Lititz, PA 17543
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340 East 28th Division Highway
Lititz, PA 17543
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