Ernest H. Minnich, 97, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Middletown Home, Middletown. He was the widower of LaRae K. (Brocious) Minnich.
Ernie was born in Fairmount, PA on May 6, 1923 to the late Ezra And Carrie (Glinkerman) Minnich.
Ernie was a US Navy WW II Veteran and a retired truck driver. He was a member of Middletown American Legion Post 594, VFW Post 1620 and Anglers & Hunters Association, Middletown. Ernie loved to hunt and fish and spend time with his family.
Ernie is survived by his sons, Larry E. and Kathy Minnich, of Elizabethtown and Dennis L. and Jane Minnich, of Houston, TX; his daughters, Karen Minnich-Sadler and Tim Sadler, of Danville and Debbie J. and Stanley Attick, of York; eldest grandson Kevin L. and Tonya Condran, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. His wife, LaRae and daughter, Marilyn E. Condran preceded him in death.
A viewing will be held from 10 AM to 11AM, Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 in the Matinchek Funeral Home, Inc. 260 East Main Street, Middletown, PA. A. Private Family Services will be held following the viewing. Burial with military honors will be in the Middletown Cemetery following the service.
Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com
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