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Paula E. Herring

July 24, 1948 ~ November 16, 2018 (age 70)
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Paula E. Herring, 70, of McSherrystown, PA, entered the present of the Lord Jesus Christ, Friday, November 16, 2018 at her home with her loving family by her side.

Born July 24, 1948, in Hanover, PA, she was the daughter of Franklin D. and Geneva E. (Wisner) Purrington.  Paula was the loving wife of the late Dennis E. Herring who died November 19, 2003.

Paula was a member of Providence Community Church, Spring Grove, PA, where she was a member of the Welcome Team and the Bake Team.

Paula was a 1966 graduate of Hanover High School.  She worked at the Little Life Enrichment Center as a childcare assistant and at Adams County National Bank as a teller. 

Paula loved being around and teaching children.  She enjoyed cooking, gardening, scrapbooking, playing piano, and performing random acts of kindness.

Paula is survived by a son, Chad A. Herring of McSherrystown, PA.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 PM, Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Providence Community Church, 6146 York Road, Spring Grove, PA, with Pastor Mike Coarson officiating.  A visitation and time to share memories with the family will be held from 2-4 PM, Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in honor of Paula may be made to Providence Community Church, 6146 York Road, Spring Grove, PA 17362, or to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.

The family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA. Memories and condolences may be shared at

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Providence on the Hill
6146 York Road, Spring Grove PA 17362

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