Maurice H. Krug
08/19/1927 - 12/26/2017

Maurice H. Krug, 90, of Hanover and formerly of Hampton, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at SpiriTrust Lutheran, The Village at Utz Terrace, Hanover. He was the husband of Jeannette M. (Becker) Krug who died May 13, 1994.  Born August 19, 1927 in Mt. Wolf, he was the son of Edward H. Krug Sr. and Amanda E. (Miller) Krug.  Maurice was retired from P.H. Glatfelter Co., Spring Grove, where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He was a member of Trinity UCC Church, Hanover. Maurice proudly served in the Army receiving the Korean Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, Ambassador of Peace Medal and the UN Service Medal. He was also a member of the Army Chapter of the Chosen Few from the Korean War. Prior to his tour in Korea, his most memorable experience was standing Honor Guard for President Harry S. Truman in 1950. Maurice was a member of the Hanover American Legion, East Berlin VFW, Sons of the American Revolution, York, Sons of the Union Veterans Theodore Pfeiffer, Camp 60, New Oxford, Viking Club of York, Scottish Right Masonic Lodge, Harrisburg and he was a 32nd Degree with the Masonic Lodge #465 of New Oxford. He enjoyed antique cars, his pets and animals and his daily meeting of friends at Rosie’s Restaurant.  Surviving are five children; Marcia Weaver and husband Barry of East Berlin, Jane Hull and husband Doug of Hanover, Jolene Gochenaur of York Springs, Dustin Krug and wife Valerie of Hanover and Benay Bair of Gettysvburg, 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, a brother Earl Krug and wife Evelyn of New Oxford and sister in law, Carolyn Markle of McSherrystown. He was preceded in death by a great-grand daughter; Opal Krug and four siblings; Daniel and Edward Krug, Patricia Buchen and Esther Bankert.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover with military honors provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Friends and relatives will be received Saturday 10 a.m. to the time of service at the funeral home.  Contributions in memory of Maurice may be made to Adams Co. SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325.



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Posted at:12/30/2017 1:01 pm
Don Pentz - depentz@comcast.net
Thoughts and Prayers for the Krug family during your time of sorrow. May God give you comfort and peace, Maurice was a wonderful person he will be greatly missed.

Posted at:12/27/2017 4:04 pm
Gloria Krug - gopher@crosskeysvillage.net
Maurice is one of my first cousins and one in whom I spent lots of breakfasts with at New Oxford Rosie's. He was very proud of his Army service during the Korean conflict and flew both the American and Korean flags at his home in Hampton. This has been a tough year for losing Krugs - now 5 total.

 
 
 
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