R. Merle BrenemanMay 10, 1925 ~ November 10, 2017 (age 92)
R. Merle Breneman, 92, of Mount Joy, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Pleasant View Retirement Community. Born in Mount Joy, he was the son of the late J. Roy and Nora (Greiner) Breneman. Merle was the husband of the late Nancy (Bechtel) Breneman whom he was married to for 66 years.
Merle was a self-employed cattle dealer. Cattle dealing was his life and passion. Merle was a member of Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren.
Merle is survived by two children, Patricia Warfel, wife of Randy of Manheim and James Breneman, partner of Joe Wallace of California; two grandchildren, Keith Warfel, husband of Stacy and Ryan Warfel, husband of Stephanie; three great grandchildren, Xander, Maxx and Spencer Warfel; and four sisters, Arlene Nissley of Pleasant View, Marian Mosemann, wife of Don of Pleasant View, Jeanette Ebersole of Mount Joy and Janice Shenenberger, wife of Ken of Manheim.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Hess.
A funeral service honoring Merle’s life will be held at the Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc. 16 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home before the service from 10 AM to 11 AM. Interment will follow at Landisville Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View Retirement Community Benevolent Fund, 544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA 17545 or to the Alzheimer's Association: Greater Pennsylvania Chapter: 2595 Interstate Dr. Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110