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David L. Anspach, Sr., 62 – Greatest Joy was His Family

david anspach sr obituary

david anspach sr obituary

David L. Anspach, Sr., 62, of Schultz Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 in the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Born on September 10, 1958 in Pottsville, he was a son of the late William and Elsie Schaeffer Anspach.

David was a 1976 graduate of Pine Grove Area High School and was formerly employed as an extrusion machine operator at Cressona Aluminum/ALCOA in Cressona.

David’s greatest joy in life was his family. He especially loved being a “Pappy” and spending time with his grandchildren. He was their “biggest fan” and cheered them on at all of their sporting events. He also enjoyed taking them for rides around his yard on his John Deere tractor. David loved the Philadelphia Eagles and Penn State and was an avid Dale Earnhart, NASCAR, and dirt track racing fan.

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David is survived by his son, David Anspach Jr. and wife Dustie, of Tremont; his daughter, Heather Bellows and husband Michael, of Lititz; his longtime companion of 26 years and fiancé, Patricia Wolfe; his sister Jackie Shadle and husband Dennis Sr., of Pine Grove; his nephew, Dennis Shadle Jr. and wife Lori of Pine Grove; his honorary daughter Pamela Wolfe, of Pine Grove; his honorary son, Jeff Wolfe, of Pine Grove; 10 grandchildren, Braden and Hailey Bellows, Dan and Deeadra Gray, Rachel Bonawitz, Kimberly Tow, Aidon Kemfort, Riley Cillo, Micah and Brooklynn Brown; 6 great grandchildren, Remmington, Margaret, Kaylee, Dylan, Novaleigh and Ricky.

Graveside Services and interment will be held on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Reformed Cemetery, Ravine, with Rev. Brian Beissel officiating. There will be a viewing on Sunday, November 29, 2020 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Penn State Heart and Vascular Insititute,c/o University Development, P. O. Box 852 Hershey, Pa. 17033 in his memory.

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