Samuel S. Ney, 89, formerly of Maytown and Marietta, passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Masonic Villages, Elizabethtown. Born in Rapho Township, he was the son of the late Chester R. and Mary A. (Smith) Ney. Sam was the husband of Janet (McKain) Ney for 68 years.
Sam graduated from the former East Donegal Township High School class of 1947. He retired from Wyeth Laboratory in 1994 after 35 years of service. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Mount Joy. A Free and Accepted Mason, Sam was a member of Ashara-Casiphia Lodge, No. 551 of Mount Joy, Lancaster Lodge of Perfection and Harrisburg Consistory. Sam was an avid Philadelphia sports fan.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Janet, is a daughter, Pamela Newcomer, wife of William of Marietta and a grandson, Zachary Shope of Marietta.
A funeral service honoring Sam’s life will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 47 West Main Street, Mount Joy on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the church before the service from 10 AM to 11 AM. Interment will follow at Maytown Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 47 East Main Street, Mount Joy, PA 17552.