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David S. Horst

May 23, 1942 — April 20, 2023

Port Trevorton

David S. Horst, 80, of Port Trevorton entered into rest on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at Evangelical Community Hospital.

Born on May 23, 1942 in East Earl Twp, Lancaster County. PA, a son of the late David H. and Annie S. (Stauffer) Horst. On July 2, 1961, he married the former Mary M. Gehman, who survives.

David was a member of the Stauffer Mennonite Church, McKees District.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Mary, are 3 sons and 3 daughters, Lorene (Andrew) Stauffer of Ephrata, Kenneth (Jeanne) Horst of Port Trevorton, Margaret (Stanley) Martin of Port Trevorton, David (Nora) Horst of Mount Pleasant Mills, Gloria (Lewis) Martin of Mount Pleasant Mills, Julian (Joanna) Horst of Port Trevorton, 38 grandchildren, 83 great grandchildren, 4 brothers and a sister, Roy (Arlene) Horst of Selinsgrove, Marion Zimmerman of Ohio, Levi (Susie) Horst of New Holland, Carmi (Emma) Horst of Illinois, Marlin (Ida) Horst, Missouri.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Merle Horst a great-grandchild, and 2 sons-in-law, three brothers, Earl, Warren, and Melvin, one brother and sister-in-law, Curvin and Janet Horst, three sisters and brothers-in-law, Suetta and Ethan Showalter, Grace and Harry Wanner, Marie and John Martin, and a brother-in-law, Ernest Zimmerman.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 2 - 4 and 5 - 8 pm on Monday, April 24, 2023 at the family residence, 370 Lumber Hill Road, Port Trevorton, where the family service will be held on Tuesday April 25, 2023 at 8 am. The funeral at begin at 9 am on Tuesday at the Stauffer Mennonite Church, 77 Oriental Road, Liverpool, with the local ministry officiating

Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.

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