Michael L. Texter

Lily of the Valley

MANCHESTER – Michael L. Texter, 61, of East Manchester Township, was ushered to his eternal resting place by the Lord’s Angels on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.   He was the husband of Lisa N. (Plymire) Texter.  They shared their 29th wedding Anniversary in November 2016.

Born August 15, 1955, he was the son of the late Walter and Roma Texter.

Michael was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.  He enjoyed hiking in the mountains, hunting, gardening, and taking care of his family and home.  He was an advocate for the environment and worked to keep PA beautiful. 

In addition to his wife, Michael is survived by three sons, Kristopher Smith and wife, Carrie, Andrew Texter and Eric Texter, and one Grandson, Bennet Smith.  He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Renee Henry, and her two sons, Paul J. Henry III and Darren Henry, and three sisters, Barbara John, Joan Kauffman, and Lisa D. Texter.

Services for Michael will be private.  Officiating at his service will be Pastor Edwina Landry from Christ Lutheran Church in Manchester.   Arrangements have been entrusted to The Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Mount Wolf. 

Michael will be deeply missed by his family and friends.