Lloyd E. "Pete" Herman Jr., 76, of Carlisle, PA passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2016 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 27, 1939 in Carlisle, PA to the late Lloyd E. Herman Sr. and Dorothy Hockenberry Herman Jacobs.
Pete graduated from Carlisle High School class of 1957. He served his country for 20 years as a member of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard from 1957 - 1977. He was a lifetime member of the Citizens Fire Co. No. 1 of Mt. Holly Springs and many other organizations. Pete was the owner operator of Herman's Oil Co. in Mt. Holly Springs. He retired in 1995 and then Pete kept busy participating in the Cumberland County Honor Guard and doing home repairs for other people.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ruth Ann Boyer Herman; two sons, Lloyd E. III (Kelly) Herman of Carlisle and Douglas (Jennifer) Herman of Mt. Holly Springs; five grandchildren, Kyle, Trevor, Elizabeth, Mackenzie and Andrew. Also surviving Pete is his stepfather, Carlton Jacobs of East Berlin. He was predeceased by 2 brothers, Gary and Sidney Herman.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Mt. Holly Springs United Methodist Church, 202 W. Butler St., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Rev. Edward Alwine officiating.
Interment will be held Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 2:30 PM in the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Cumberland County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cumberland County Honor Guard, care of Cumberland County Veterans Affairs, 18 N Hanover Street, Suite 103, Carlisle, PA 17013-3079 or the Mt. Holly Springs United Methodist Church, 202 W. Butler St., Mt. Holly Springs, PA. Arrangements are being handled by Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Mt. Holly Springs, PA. Visit www.hollingerfuneralhome.com for condolences to the family.