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John W. Hoerner, 85, of Carlisle, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Harrisburg Hospital. He was born on Thursday, October 29, 1925, in Carlisle, and was the son of the late Lloyd C. and Helen (Lintner) Hoerner.

John was a 1944 graduate of Carlisle High School and was a US Navy veteran of WWII. He was a self-employed contractor and electrician in the Carlisle area for many years. John loved the outdoors and spent many hours fishing and hunting. He was a former member of the Bellaire Acres Rod & Gun Club in Clearfield also the Union Fire Co., Carlisle Fire and Rescue Services, Eagles Aerie 1299 and the White Circle Club, all of Carlisle.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of nearly 63 years, Bernice "Bern" L. (Wimer) Hoerner, one son, Eric W. Hoerner (and his fianc, Vicky Hudson) of Carlisle, one sister, Dortha C. (and her husband, William L.) Adams of Carlisle, a daughter-in-law, Linda S. Hoerner of Mt. Holly Springs, five grandchildren; Lindsey Mentzer and Brandon, Adam, Andrew and Benjamin Hoerner, five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. John was a preceded in death by one son, Richard D. "Butch" Hoerner, who died in 2006.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 16, 2011, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. John L. Shellenberger, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Visitation will be on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until time of the services at the funeral home. The family will also receive friends for a time of fellowship immediately following the graveside service at Grace United Methodist Church, Carlisle. Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 64 E. North St., Carlisle, or to Carlisle Fire & Rescue Services, 177 Spring Rd., Carlisle, PA 17013.

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Our deepest condolences on the recent passing of Mr. Hoerner.

Randolph Hays
Miss you and love you Pappy John!!!!

 My deepest sympathy to the Hoerner family.  I only met John a few times but I have heard so many wonderful stories about him from his family.

Connie Heckard
Pastor Jennifer and I send our love and prayers during this troubled times.
 Pastor Chuck Boone

 Eric, Adam and Ben, we offer our condolences with the loss of your father and  grandfather.

Ted and Mindy Wise

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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