Edward L. “Ed” Hartenstine, 77, of Morgantown, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at his home, while under the loving care of his family and hospice.
He was born on Sept. 22, 1941 in Caernarvon Twp., Berks Co., Pa. Edward was the son of the late Luther and Esther (McCormick) Hartenstine. He was the husband of Dorothy (Hertzler) Hartenstine, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage.
He was a retired millwright, working for over 20 years at Carpenter Steel of Reading. Edward was a US Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He attended East Brandywine Baptist Church. Edward enjoyed fishing, hunting, and classic cars.
He is survived in addition to his wife by two sons, Scott (Lori) Hartenstine of Russell, Pa. and Curtis (Karin) Hartenstine of Birdsboro, two daughters, Jennifer (Sean) Kerr of Spring Hill, Tenn. and Jodi Hartenstine of Doylestown, a brother, Lewis (Tina) Hartenstine of Mohnton, four sisters, Peggy (Emory) Ritchey of Narvon, Delores (Jim) Fagan of Honey Brook, Dorothy (Dennie) Patterson of Mohnton, and Barbara (Charles) Lutz of Reading. There are seven grandchildren, Jessica, Zachary, Austin, Ashley, Sophia, Audrey and Brandon.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3:30 PM from the East Brandywine Baptist Church, 999 Horseshoe Pike, Downingtown, Pa., with Pastor Brian Fuller and Pastor William Park officiating. A calling hour will be held on Saturday from 6 to 8 PM at The Labs Funeral Home, Inc., 141 Pequea Ave., Honey Brook, Pa. Interment will be private at the Caernarvon Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of Edward to Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org
For additional information and online condolences, please visit www.thelabsfh.com