August 22, 1935 Died:
January 12, 2017 Services:
2:00 PM, Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Saginaw Community Church, 860 Market Street, Saginaw. Visitation:
1:00 to 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Saginaw Community Church, 860 Market Street, Saginaw.
Lloyd William "Bill" Gingerich, Jr.
SAGINAW - Lloyd W. Gingerich, Jr., 81, of Saginaw, passed away at 12:34 AM, Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Providence Place, in Dover. He was the husband of the late Patricia (Brenner) Gingerich, who died on August 19, 2016. Lloyd was born August 22, 1935, in Mount Wolf, and was the son of the late Lloyd W., Sr. and Viola (Aughenbaugh) Gingerich. In 1953 he graduated from North York High School, in North York. His first job was at Rutter's Dairy, in North York. For over 30 years he worked as a carpenter and maintenance technician for George Wildasin Civil engineers, before retiring in 1997. He was a member of the Starview Sportsman Club; Hawks Club; Zeredatha Lodge # 451, Northeastern Senior Center, in Mount Wolf, and the Saginaw Community United Methodist Church in (Saginaw) Mount Wolf. He served for many years on the East Manchester Township Sewer Authority. He loved Penn State football, hunting, his cabin in Potter County, PA, fixing and tinkering with everything he possibly could, building and woodworking. He loved traveling to Hawaii, Alaska and to many historic sites across the United States. Most of all, he was loyal to his family and was very faithful at attending his grandchildren's games, concerts and activities, as well as specializing in teasing his great grandchildren. Lloyd is survived by his two sons, Reverend Michael Gingerich and his wife Katherine, of Hershey, and Dr. Stephen Gingerich and his wife Annette of Portland OR; two daughters, Carol Wagner, of Manchester and Alice Ann Strausbaugh and her husband Steven, of Spring Grove; nine grandchildren, Adam, David, Matthew, Ian, Liah and Dublin Gingerich, Christopher and Jonathan Wagner, and Tucker Strausbaugh, and five great grandchildren, Lilyanna, Emma, Emmett, Elle and Milo Gingerich; his brother Larry Gingerich of Centerville, MD., many cousins and several nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to Community United Methodist Church or to a charity of your choice. A service of Remembrance will begin at 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Saginaw Community Church, 860 Market Street, Saginaw. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 PM, Saturday at the church. Officiating at the service will be his pastor, the Reverend Samuel Velez. Private burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, North York. To share memories of Lloyd please visit www.diehlfuneralhome.com
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