YORK – Lewis C. Krone, Sr., 77 of York, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at his home. He was the husband of Ruthanna (Prowell) Krone whom he married 53 years ago on August 28, 1964.
Lewis was born March 5, 1940 in Dover and was the son of the late Arthur and Bertna (Myers) Krone.
In 1958 he graduated from Dover High School in Dover. He retired in 1995 from Caterpillar after 30 years of employment and in 2007 retired from Wellspan after 12 years of employment. He was a member of the Shiloh American Legion post 791, Antique Car Club, and Shiloh Lutheran Church. Lewis enjoyed yard work and gardening, going to the mountains, tinkering with his cars and above all loved the time he spent with his family and grandchildren.
Lewis proudly served his country in the United States Army National Guard
In addition to his wife, Ruthanna, Lewis is survived by his sons, Lewis Krone, Jr. and his wife Darlene of Dover, Michael Krone and Kelly of York; 3 grandchildren, Brandon, Kaydee, Olivia; and his sisters, Delores Krone and Julia Krone both of Dover. Lewis was preceded in death by his brothers, Arthur Krone and Dale Krone and his sister, Grace Baker.
His funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM, Friday, December 22, 2017 at The Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 87 South Main Street, Mount Wolf. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 AM Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bethany United Methodist Cemetery in Dover. Officiating at the service will be his pastor The Reverend Kathy Swords.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Shiloh Lutheran Church, 2201 Church Road, York, PA. 17408.
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