Monthly Archives: October 2015

Another Belated Funeral Notice

We’re sorry to report that Paul Rensberger, one of our few remaining WWII veterans,  passed away last week. As reported in the Lancaster News:

Paul RensbergerPaul Joseph Rensberger, 90, of Lititz, formerly of Lancaster, died Monday afternoon, October 12, 2015 at Luther Acres, Lititz after a long illness. He was married to the late June R. (Tomlinson) Rensberger for sixty-three years until her death in 2011.

Paul had retired in 1982 after forty years of service from the former Hamilton Watch Company and later had worked on the grounds crew for Lancaster Host Farm Golf Course.

Born July 21, 1925 on Cabbage Hill, he was the son of German Immigrants, Anton and Rosa (Bernauer) Rensberger. A devout Catholic, Paul attended St. James Catholic Church, Lititz and was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church and St. Joseph Catholic Church. He attended the former St. Joseph’s School and was a 1944 graduate of Lancaster Catholic High. Paul was a proud WWII U.S. Navy Veteran having served from August 1943 until March 1946 and was also a member of the Millersville/Manor VFW-Post 7294. Earlier in life, Paul was affiliated with Knights of Columbus Council #867 and the Lancaster Liederkranz.

He will be lovingly missed by his two daughters: Dr. Cynthia D. Tuttleman, wife of Samuel Tuttleman, of Petaluma, CA and Jeanne L. Rensberger, Esq., of Mount Joy and a grandson: Sasha N. Tuttleman, of Petaluma, CA. He was also preceded in death by two siblings: Rose Lackey and Anthony Rensberger.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial from St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 601 East Delp Road, Lancaster, PA 17601 on Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11AM with Rev. David L. Danneker as the Celebrant. Interment will be in the St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery, Bausman, PA with Military Honors. Friends may view at the Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home “Sullivan Home,” 121 South Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 (on-site parking with attendants) on Sunday evening from 6-7PM. There will also be a viewing held at St. John Neumann Catholic Church on Monday morning between 10-11AM. Kindly omit flowers. Memorial Remembrances can be made in Paul’s memory to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.