Paul W. Beyer, 88, of Ephrata, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Fairmount Homes.
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He was born in Clay Township to the late Russell and Mary (Wissler) Beyer and was the husband of Martha (Newswanger) Beyer with whom he shared 66 years of marriage.
He was a member of Millport Mennonite Church. He was also a lifetime member and fire police for Rothsville Fire Company.
Paul volunteered and worked for the Bowery Mission, NYC, for over 52 years.
In addition to his wife, Paul is survived by a son, Eugene, husband of Linda Beyer of Lititz, a daughter, Sandy, wife of Carl Gerlach of Beech Creek; 7 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ray, husband of Mary Ann Beyer of Ephrata and four sisters, Lois, wife of Ellis Zeiset of East Earl, Anna, wife of Melvin Gehman of Palmyra, Orpha Weaver of Bellville, Esther, wife of Amos Bange of Canada.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Glenda Frey and a brother, Mark Beyer.
A viewing will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM at the Millport Mennonite Church, 820 Log Cabin Road, Leola. An additional viewing will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 from 1 to 2 PM at the church, followed by funeral services at 2:00 PM. Interment will take place in the Millport Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Paul's memory may be made to Bowery Mission Fund, Attn: James Macklin, 227 Bower, New York, NY.
Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.