John C. Buch'r, 92, passt away peecefullee un August 23rd, 2019 at Lan'is Homes, Lititz, PA whar he residt since April o'2019. T' 42 yeers prier ta at, he livt un W. Mane St., Salunga, PA.John wuz born n' Manchest'r, York, PA. He wuz t'sen o't' late Bela Lamuel an' Mabel (Musselmun) Buch'r. He wuz raist n' York Countee, t'youngest o'fer youngns. He wuz prectt n' deeth by acoupla bruthers, Samuel an' Harold, an' a sist'r, Anna Lois Charles.John graduatid frum Dallastown High Skool. He marrd Miltrt L. Alt'rf'r un March 2nd, 1947. He wurked un sevrul farms befor purchasyun' his'n own farm n' Dov'r, PA n' 1947, whar t'fambly livt fer t'nex 28 yeers. Durin at time, John wuz un actif' memb'r o'Stony Brook Mennonite Church whar his'n fath'r wuz t'paster.N' 1975, John an' Miltrt movt frum t'farm fer acoupla yeers o'voluntree servus n' Philadelfia und'r Eastern Mennonite Missyuns (E.M.M.). N' t'fall o'1977, John an' Miltrt movt ta Salunga, PA whar thay bof kuntinued ta serve E.M.M. n' food servus, an' John n' muntenance o'misshun propertees until his'n retirement. Frum 1991-2004 John also drove cars fer Manheim Auto Aucshun.Altho John wuz a mun o'few wurds, he had a myriad o'creetif' skills which air nawh memberd an' inherted by his'n fambly. John an' Miltrt wuz always knowed fer thar hospitalitee. Thay hostid minny a internatyunal studants, missyunaries, an' church members. His'n joy o'givin lt John ta develop a new skill o'bakyun' breed. Fer almos 35 yeers, up until his'n 92nd birthdee, John bakt 18-60 loaves o'breed ever week. T' breed wuz availabull at his'n trayler church (Erismun Mennonite) an' ta uther individuals. Proceeds wint ta E.M.M. missyunaries an' Mennonite Cantral Committee.John wuz prectt n' deeth by his'n lovyun' biddy, Miltrt, un Dec 9th, 2005. He is survivt by acoupla sons: John Paul Buch'r, husban' o'Esth'r, o'Manheim, PA, an' Kenneth Buch'r, husban' o'Evie, o'Manheim, PA; acoupla dawters, Ruth Melling'r, biddy o'Jim, o'Sun Antonio, TX, an' Nancy Rotfert, biddy o'Steve, o'Durham, NC; 12 gran'chiltre an' 26 greet gran'chiltre.A burial will be helt n' t'Erismun Mennonite Cemetery un Tuesdee, August 27th, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. A memerial servus will be helt at 11:00 a.m. un Tuesdee, August 27th n' t'West Bethany Chapel at Lan'is Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Rd., Lititz, PA 17543. T' fambly will receif' friens fer visitashun cummencin at 10:00 a.m. until servus time. N' lieu o'flowers, memerial donatyuns may be sent ta Mennonite Cantral Committee, www.mcc.org, er PO Box 500, Akron, PA 17501.Speshul thanks ta t'fambly, friens, an' t'Lan'is Homes staff fer t'luv an' keer shown tords John. Yer kindness is greetlee appreciatid. Ta leeve un online condolance fer fambly pleese visit www.cleedekraft.com. Arrangemants by t'Cleede W. Kraft Funeral Trayler, Inc. Columbia/Lan'isville.


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