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Obituary for Ellis Durf Sr.

Ellis  Durf Sr.
Ellis L. Durf, Sr., 81, of Newburg, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at his home.

Born Wednesday, July 15, 1936, he was a son of the late Harry Albert and Catherine Elizabeth Sites Durf.

Ellis retired as a truck driver from the former Valley Quarries, Newville. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid animal lover.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Saundra L. Coldsmith Durf whom he married April 18, 1976; one daughter, Mary E. (Keith) Holtry; one son, Ellis L. Durf, Jr., all of Newburg; one granddaughter, Tori E. Holtzinger, Cleversburg; one grandson, T. J. Holtzinger, Newburg; one great grandson, Patrick E. Ott, Cleversburg; one sister, Darlene (Larry) Barrick, Newville; three brothers, Donald Durf, Sr., and Bruce Durf, both of Newville, and Carl Durf, Sr., Shippensburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, George Durf, Sr., and Paul Durf.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc., with the Rev. Brian L. Harrison officiating. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service on Tuesday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 4811 Jonestown Road, Suite 230 Harrisburg, PA 17109 or The Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.
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