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Merlin J. Spancake

July 15, 1935 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 85)


Merlin J. Spancake
January 26, 2021

Merlin J. Spancake, 85, of Waterfall Rd., Pine Grove,  passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at home.

Born on July 15, 1935 in Roedersville, he was a son of the late Milton and Pauline Zimmerman Spancake.

He was a graduate of Pine Grove High School.

Merlin was an Army veteran.

Merlin worked for the PA Steel Foundry.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Preceding him in death was a daughter Tina Spancake.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years,  Mollie Bohr Spancake; two sons, Roger and wife Lisa Spancake and Ronald Spancake; a daughter Melissa and husband Gary Lineaweaver, all of Pine Grove; three grandchildren, Steven Spancake, Renee Spancake and Garrett Lineaweaver; a brother Carl Spancake; two sisters, Joan Fessler and Carol Hummel, all of Pine Grove.

There will be a viewing on Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Assoc. Inc., 2595 Interstate Dr. Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110 in his memory.

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January 30, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
H L Snyder Funeral Home Inc
139 S Tulpehocken St
Pine Grove, PA 17963


Alzheimer's Disease Association, Inc.
2595 Interstate Drive Suite 100, Harrisburg PA 17110

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