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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Larry Hornberger, 78 – Well-known Local Singer

larry hornberger obituary

larry hornberger obituary


Larry George Hornberger, 78, of Hegins, passed away Monday, January 11, 2020 at his home.

Larry was born in Hegins, on July 28, 1942, a son of the late Cora M (Smith) and George E Hornberger.

He was employed as a Lineman at PP&L for 40 Years and most recently attended Calvary Independent Church in Lykens.

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He was a 50 year member of the F&AM Valley Lodge #797 of Valley View.

Larry began singing at a young age, traveling with his brothers and sisters with the Kuch Sisters and was well known in the local area for his singing. He was proud to have appeared two times with The Couriers on their TV show on WGAL 8. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Larry is survived by two sons Darvin, husband of Amber Hornberger, of Hegins; Christian Hornberger, of Hegins; two grandchildren Chase A Hornberger, of Kenosha, WI and Jenna J Horngerger, Heings, and two brothers, Charles Hornberger and Robert Hornberger.

He was preceded in death by one brother Albert Hornberger, and two sisters Charlotte Taiclet and Elma Scheib.

A private graveside service will be held at Hepler’s Church of God Cemetery, Pitman with Rev. Robert Straub officiating.

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The Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown has been entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the online guest book please visit

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