Melvin H. Fureman, Sr., 92, of East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021.
Born February 8, 1929 in Hershey, he was a son of the late Frank E. and Adeline N. (Wagner) Fureman and the widower of Pauline E. (Rhoad) Fureman since January 2008.
A dairy farmer, he was a member and former elder of Faith United Church of Christ, where he was on the building committee of the church in 1959.
Surviving are his children Rev. Dr. John E., husband of Rogie C. Fureman of Lebanon, Janice E., widow of Robert T. Small of Grantville, Melvin H., Jr., husband of Kathy L. Fureman of Linglestown, and Julia E., wife of Clifford S. Charles, III of Manheim; siblings Esther Umberger, Warren Fureman, Delbert Fureman and Brian Fureman; grandchildren Brandy E. Fureman, Jared J. Fureman, Olivia E. DeBolt, Kevin S. Charles, Sasha N. Wright, Renee B. Palski and Marci M. Mead; step grandchildren Daniel R. Small and Jolene M. Mettle; and 15 great grandchildren.
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in Shells Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Faith United Church of Christ Endowment Fund, PO Box 2, Grantville, PA 17028.
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