E. Paul Spahr, 98, of Carlisle, and formerly of Newville, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019, in UPMC Pinnacle, Carlisle.

He was born Jan. 4, 1921, the son of Wilbur E. and Myrtle M. Neidigh Spahr.

Mr. Spahr was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Beam Spahr.

He was a 1938 graduate of Newville High School, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He had worked for Hershey Foods, as a Milk Percurer. He was a member of the Newville First Church of God, and was a Life Elder, he had taught Sunday School, and had been the church treasurer. He had also been the treasurer at Camp Yolijwa.

He belonged to Big Spring Lodge 361 F&AM, and was a Past Master. He was also a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

He is survived by one son, Bradley W. Spahr and his wife, Beth, of Newville; one daughter, Paula M. McCord and husband, Ralph, of Courtland, Ohio; two granddaughters, Brandi Lay and her husband, Tobey, and Leah Madara and husband, Brian; three great-grandsons, Micah Weaver, Nathan Madara and Carter Madara; two brothers, William E. Spahr and Robert L. Spahr; and one sister, Betty L. Hockensmith.

He is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Samantha Jane Spahr; two sisters, Dorothy Coover and Katherine Spahr; and one brother, Charles Spahr.

A memorial service will be held at noon Friday, July 26, 2019, in the Newville First Church of God. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Newville First Church of God, 475 Shippensburg Road, Newville, Pa. 17241.

To send online condolences, please visit: www.eggerfuneralhome.com.

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