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Donald B. Malehorn Sr.


Donald B. “Cork” Malehorn Sr., 77, of Lebanon, died Thursday, May 31, 2018 at his residence.

Born in Harrisburg on February 2, 1941, he was the son of the late George and Eleanor (Barry) Malehorn.

A graduate of Middletown Area High School, he served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Cork was employed at Bethlehem Steel, Steelton. He was a member of the Lincoln Republican Club, Lebanon. Cork enjoyed sports and was an avid Flyers and Phillies fan.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Catherine Houser and a sister, Dorothy Malehorn.

He is survived by his companion, Elizabeth A. (Sirriannia) Williams, with whom he resided; a daughter, Renee Klase of Lebanon; sons, Donald Malehorn Jr. of Lebanon, and Ronald, husband of Kelly Malehorn of Jonestown; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Georgeann, wife of James Pristello of Middletown; and two nieces.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. A viewing will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Grose Funeral Home, 358 W. Washington Ave., Myerstown, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Rd., Myerstown, PA 17067.