The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Daily Item Obituaries

August 31, 2013

Walter N. Herman, 94, Sunbury

— SUNBURY — Walter Nevin Herman, 94, of 110 Mountain View Road passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born May 31, 1919, in Sunbury, a son of the late Frederick Nevin Herman and Helen (Clark) Herman. On April 7, 1945, he married the former Geraldine Bassett, who survives and together with whom he experienced a lasting marriage of 68 years.

He was raised on a farm outside Sunbury where he continued a general farming business specializing in dairy and chickens until 1967. He then began working for the postal service until his retiremnet in 1984. Concurrently, he started and grew a successful greenhouse business on the same farm until his final retirement in 2000.

He was an active and faithful member of the Klinesgrove Methodist Church his entire life serving as a deacon, treasurer, and Sunday school teacher for many years. Also important to him was his membership since 1988 in the Gideons International that distributes Bibles locally, nationally, and around the world.

He was a true jack-of-all-trades and enjoyed reading, music, the outdoors, gadgets, technology, and learning new things. He especially enjoyed growing plants, and in earlier years, working in the fields.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard C. and Pamela Herman, of Schwenksville, and Warren N. and Nancy Herman, of Laurel, Md.; seven grandchildren, Jessica Herman Kott, Sherri Herman Nickel, Brani Herman Clark, Derek Herman, Matthew Herman, Jeremy Herman, and Jon Herman; and six great-grandchildren, Kylie, Piper, Tatum, Brody, Lexie, and Caden.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Klinesgrove United Methodist Church, Klinesgrove, followed by the funeral at 2.

Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideons Southeast Camp, P.O. Box 146, Shamokin, PA 17872.

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