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John P. Springer

April 25, 1960 ~ November 13, 2018 (age 58)

John P. Springer

John Paul Springer, age 58, of Greencastle, PA died unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

Born April 25, 1960 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late John O. and Miriam (Hissong) Springer.

John was a welder and worked for Jerr-Dan and JLG, an Oshkosh company for over 33 years. He was a 1978 graduate of James Buchanan High School in Mercersburg.

John was a member of the St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church near Greencastle and was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #517 of Mercersburg. His interests included NASCAR, watching football, riding his motorcycle and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving family are his two sons Jordan Springer and his fiancée Cree of Waynesboro, PA, Jantzen Springer and wife Brooke, of the US Marine Corps; one granddaughter, Aubrey Springer; three sisters, Deborah S. Walls of St. Thomas, PA, Linda L. Eiker of Greencastle, PA and Cathy A. Springer of Doylestown, PA.

Funeral services will be held on Monday November 19 at 11:00 A.M. from the St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church 8835 Lemar Rd. Greencastle with Rev. Alan R. Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Greencastle. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home 45 S. Carlisle St. Greencastle and at the church one hour before the service on Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in his memory to the St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church 8835 Lemar Rd. Greencastle, PA. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at


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