Roger A. Zurn, age 85, of York, formerly of Hallstead, Susquehanna County, died at 12:50 AM Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Misericordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in York. He was the husband of the late Trudy (Wilcox) Zurn.
Born February 3, 1935 in Hancock, New York, he was a son of the late Howard L. and Florence C. (Guild) Zurn. He served
in the US Navy in active duty from 1955-1957, and as a Reservist for 26 years. He earned his Bachelor’s from Keystone Junior College, and was retired from IBM after 38 years of employment. He was a member of United
Methodist Community Church in Great Bend, as well as the Hallstead Rod and Gun Club. He was a life member of the NRA, and had been a volunteer for Hallstead Ambulance.
Mr. Zurn is survived a dear friend of 12 years, Holly Snitzer, of Harisburg; four sons, David Zurn, and his wife Mary, of York, Eric Zurn, and his wife Julie, of Hallstead, Todd Zurn,
and his wife Mary Lou, of Conklin, New York, and Greg Zurn, of Wilkes Barre; two daughters, Amy Ariyoshi, and her husband Eric, of Novato, California, Lisa Zurn of Great Bend; 18 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; a brother, Jeffrey H. Zurn, and his wife Vicki of Great Bend, a brother-in-law Dick Maney of Windsor, New York; 8 nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by a son, Alan S. Zurn; two grandchildren, Sydney Zurn and Brock Tierney and sister, Robin Maney.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 South George Street, York, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to National Park Service Foundation 1500 K Street NW, Suite 700, Washington DC 20005
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