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Eli Linta Jr.


Eli “Skip” Linta Jr., 73, of Lower Swatara, passed away Tuesday, May 21 at home.

Skip was born March 21, 1946 to Eli Linta Sr. and Helen Blazi Linta of Steelton.

After graduating from Steel-High he joined the United States Air Force, serving in Japan and Vietnam. He owned and operated Linta Plumbing and Heating for 44 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by his siblings Linda Louwerse and Mike Linta.

Skip is survived by his wife of 51 years, Karen; daughters Jill Linta and Sharon Linta; and siblings Robert Linta, Mary Ann Fischer, Cathy Linta-Leader and husband Jeff, Jeffrey Linta and wife Tiffany, Betsy Linta, and Stan Linta.

Services will be held at Indiantown Gap, Annville on Wednesday, May 29 at 1:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Skip’s name to Hospice of Central PA.

K.M. Knight Funeral Home, Highspire is handling the arrangements.