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George Brooke Crider

February 12, 1937 ~ November 25, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

George Crider Obituary

George Brooke Crider, 86, a long-time resident of the State Line area, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday morning, November 25, 2023.  Born February 12, 1937 in Greencastle, he was a son of the late Garold Franklin and Hilda C. Zeger Crider.  George was a 1955 graduate of the Greencastle High School and then attended an apprentice program at Landis Tool Company in Waynesboro.  He was employed for 37 years at Mack Truck in Hagerstown, MD, retiring in 1999.    In his youth he had a few jobs helping local farmers with their crops; worked at the former Greencastle Packing Company during tomato season; and also worked at the former Spitz Potato Puffs in Greencastle.  He attended Grace Bible Church with his wife Nancy for many years.  His hobbies in retirement were gardening, trout fishing, hunting whitetails, and traveling.

He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Schindel Crider, whom he married June 5, 1988; three children, Michael W. Crider of Chambersburg, Pamela Showe of Chambersburg, and Bryan Crider and wife Jeanne of Frederick, MD; two step-daughters, Gwen Browning and husband Jim of Green Cover Springs, FL and Sandra Freshman and husband Daryl of Summerville, SC; five grandchildren, Andrew Browning and wife Ashley, Dale Browning, Breanna Showe, Christian Crider, and Addison Crider; two great-grandchildren, Evan and Hunter Browning; and two step-grandchildren and their families, Patricia L. Morris, her husband Ronald, and their children Ronald, Jr. and Eloise, and Kevin W. Fout and his children Austin and Kolby.  He is also survived by two sisters, Polly Crider Martin and husband John of Chambersburg and Patti Valentine of Greencastle.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Mary McAllister Crider; a son, Shawn Crider; a sister, Mitzi Crider Witmer; a brother, G. Robert “Bob” Crider; a step-daughter, Karen Fox; and his step-mother, Pauline Finfrock Crider.

A service to celebrate George’s life will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 4, 2023 at Grace Bible Church.  Pastor Nathan Hykes will officiate.  Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the church from 2:00 – 5:00 PM on Sunday, December 3, 2023 and one hour prior to the service on Monday.

In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to Grace Bible Church, 2327 Hoffman Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 3, 2023

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Grace Bible Church
2327 Hoffman Rd.
Greencastle, PA 17225

Visitation
Monday
December 4, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Grace Bible Church
2327 Hoffman Rd.
Greencastle, PA 17225

Funeral Service
Monday
December 4, 2023

11:00 AM
Grace Bible Church
2327 Hoffman Rd.
Greencastle, PA 17225

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