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Elias Zerbe


 Elias “Eli” W. Zerbe, 81, of Middletown, died Friday, October 24.

 He was born in Pine Grove and was the son of the late Wilmer W. and Alma Kemmerling Zerbe. 

 He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict; he was a mail handler for the United States Postal Service in the Harrisburg branch for over 30 years; and he was a member of Middletown VFW Post #1620, American Legion Post #594, and the Middletown Fire Company. 

 He is survived by his sister Wilma (Albert) Pillsbury, Bradenton, Fla.; a nephew; and a niece.

 Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 31 at Frey Village, Middletown.

 Interment will be in Hetzel’s Cemetery, Pine Grove. 

 Coble-Reber Funeral Home, Ltd., Middletown has been entrusted with the arrangements.