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Harvey S. Ernst

November 30, 1938 ~ January 30, 2021 (age 82)


Harvey Stanley Ernst, 82, of Exeter Township, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at the Reading Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Paula P. (Wilinsky) Ernst whom shared 49 years of marriage together. Born in Shartlesville, Pennsylvania, he was the son of John Ernst and Alice (Keller) Ernst.

Harvey served proudly in the United States Army. During his life he worked for Hoffman’s Industry in the Shipping and Receiving Department for 49 years. In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Erin M. Ernst, of Exeter Township; Brian C. Ernst, of Shillington; grandchildren, Councilman Alec Ernst and  Zoey Ernst; brothers, Raymond Ernst, Harold Ernst; and sisters Jennie Elacqua, and Mary Ernst. Harvey was predeceased by his brother Robert Ernst.

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