Dennis R. Leitzel, 69, of Pottsville Street, Lykens, passed away Thursday morning at his home.
Born in Mandata, January 17, 1950, a son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Hollenbach Leitzel.
He retired after 40 years with Guilford Mills, Pine Grove.
Dennis was of the Protestant Faith. He was a member of the Seven Points Hunting Club. He was a former volunteer with the Lykens/Wiconisco Ambulance Association.
He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting. Dennis liked spending time and visiting with his family and also crocheted in his spare time.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Patsy Mattern and Faye Harris.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Susan Nolen Leitzel; two sons, Brian R. Leitzel and his wife Coleen, Millersburg and Shane E. Leitzel, Highspire; four grandchildren, Alicia Hoke; Taylor, Kelsey and Zachary Leitzel; one great granddaughter, Ainsley Hoke; two sisters, Betty Carl, Dalmatia and his twin, Diane Leitzel, Millersburg; Nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, October 15th at 11:00 am from the Christ United Methodist Church, Tower City with Rev. Norman Lawrence. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Riverview Memorial Park, Halifax. Visitation will be from 10-11 at the church. In lieu of flowers donations should be made to Residential Home Health and Hospice, 100 Sterling Pkwy Suite 110, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. To sign the guest book visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com