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Matthew Gene Saunders

November 4, 1988 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 32)

Obituary

Matthew Gene Saunders, 32, of Harrisburg and formerly of Palmyra passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

 

Born November 4, 1988 in Harrisburg, he was a son of Susan E. (Deimler), wife of Daniel A. Fox, Jr. of Harrisburg and the late Guy J. Saunders.  He was also preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Mary and Irwin Deimler and paternal grandfather Eugene Trego.

 

An employee at Primanti Bros., Hershey, he was a member of First United Methodist Church, Palmyra and 2007 Palmyra High School graduate.  Matthew was a huge Tennessee Titans fan, played flag football with Rage, and will always be remembered for his great heart and generous spirit.

 

In addition to his mother and stepfather, he is survived by paternal grandmother Grace Trego of Paradise, uncles Gary Deimler of Palmyra and Scott, husband of Tina Hall of Paradise, and many cousins and friends.

 

A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Monday, August 16, 2021 at First United Methodist Church, 520 East Birch Street, Palmyra preceded by a visitation from 1:00 PM.

 

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

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 16, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
520 East Birch Street
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078

Memorial Service
Monday
August 16, 2021

2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
520 East Birch Street
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078

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