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Obituary for Titus H. Burkholder

Titus H. Burkholder, 67, of Lititz, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2023, at his residence.

He was born in Ephrata to the late Titus and Anna (Hess) Burkholder and was the husband of Phyllis Burkholder, with whom he shared 28 years of marriage.

Titus loved working on cars and attended many car shows with his 1973 VW Beetle. He was an avid Dale Earnhardt and Eagles fan. He loved fishing and target shooting.

Titus worked as a supervisor for Eastern Drillers Manufacturing.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by six children, Chris, husband of Melinda Burkholder of Sherman, TX, Desiree Patrella, companion of Kenny Lawon of Ephrata, Doug Burkholder, companion of Amanda Dougherty of Dillsburg, Eugene, husband of Priscilla Patrella of Lititz, Bernadette Lutz, companion of Dave Gomez of Lititz, Agina Flick of Lititz; 14 grandchildren, Chris Jr, Jocelyn, Derek, Scott, Jasmine, Autumn, Olivia, Zach, Kallie, Faith, Brooke, Julie, Kal-el, Bailey; several great-grandchildren; five siblings, Gary, husband of Brenda Burkholder of Akron, Kevin, husband of Lori Burkholder of Tavares, FL, John Burkholder of Lititz, Marvin, husband of Charlotte Burkholder of Eustis, FL and Janice, wife of Howard Braden of Wildwood, FL.

Family and friends are welcomed to gather for a celebration of Titus’ life on Friday, October 27, 2023, from 4 to 8 PM, at the Lititz American Legion, 109 North Broad Street, Lititz, PA 17543. Inurnment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at