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Official Obituary of

John F. "Jack" Lenker, Jr.

April 25, 1935 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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John F. "Jack" Lenker, Jr. Obituary

John F. “Jack” Lenker, Jr., 88, formerly of Grantville passed away Saturday, February 17, 2024 at the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown.


Born April 25, 1935 in Harrisburg, he was the son of the late John F., Sr. and Frances A. (Smith) Lenker.


Retired from The Patriot News, Jack was a U. S. Army Veteran.  He was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Grantville, Shellsville V. F. W. #9639 and Mt. Lebanon Lodge #226 F. & A.M.


Surviving are his wife of 64 years Nancylee K. (Kettle) Lenker; daughters Lyn L. Hollinger, Amy L. Randolph and Jill L. Prince (Donald); grandchildren Christopher Hollinger, Emily Rittle, Adam Hollinger, John Randolph, Austin Prince and Alex Prince; great grandchildren Tristan Rittle, Bryson Rittle and Jameson Hollinger.


A funeral service will be held 11:30 AM Monday, February 26, 2024 at Buse Funeral Home, 145 North Grant Street, Palmyra preceded by a visitation from 10:30 AM.  Interment, with military honors, in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.


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February 26, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Palmyra Funeral Home
145 North Grant Street
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078

Funeral Service
February 26, 2024

11:30 AM
Palmyra Funeral Home
145 North Grant Street
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078


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