Lena C. Klinger Herr, 89, of Hummelstown, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019, in the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.
Born in Ashland and raised in Shamokin on May 18, 1930, the daughter of the late Leon Ray and Florence Pensyl Klinger.
Lena worked for Dominic Yascavage at the former VFW Post 1687, Hummelstown for 32 years; had worked at the Sears Snack Bar in Colonial Park; and was a seamstress at the Arrow Shirt Factory in Shamokin. She was member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Hummelstown. Lena was a 1948 graduate of Shamokin High School. She was a social member of the American Legion Post 265 and the former VFW Post 1687, both of Hummelstown. Lena loved to cook, shop and have a good time.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, David R. Herr, their two daughters, Jeri and Judi; three other children, Linda, Lee and Lamar; and numerous grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Erika J. Frazier, and a great granddaughter, Rosario G. Snyder.
Lena will be sadly missed by her husband and children. In keeping with her adamant request, there will be no services for Lena.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send memorial contributions to the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, Inc., East Shore Shelter, 7790 Grayson Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111.
The family would like to extend grateful appreciation to neighbors, Judy and Bryan Straub, for their genuine kindness and care given to Lena and David.
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