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Harold R. Sentz

Harold R. Sentz

Sep 11th, 1927 - Jun 22nd, 2023
  • Birth Date: Sep 11th, 1927
  • Death Date: Jun 22nd, 2023
  • Funeral Date: Jun 26th, 2023
  • Location: Piney Creek Church of the Brethren
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Biography: Harold Richard "Dick" Sentz, 95, of New Oxford Brethren Home and formerly of Littlestown went home to be with our beloved mother on June 22, 2023.  Born Sept 11, 1927 near Gettysburg,  he was the son of the late William and Emma (Study) Sentz.  He attended school in White Hall and Taneytown.  DIck was drafted into the army in 1945, stationed in Alabama and later deployed to Germany for 1 1/2 years where he went to military school.  He became a staff sergeant in charge of a tank unit as commander.  He was honorably discharged in 1947.  Dick was also in the Army Reserves for 1 1/2 years.  After returning home, he met and married Charlotte R. Bowers in January 1948 whom he had 65 years of marriage until  her passing in 2013.  They moved to Littlestown where Dick worked at Keystone Cabinet and I.D. Crouse  for 20 years and Schmuck Co, Hanover, for 22 years before retiring.

Over the years, Dick was a member of Piney Creek Church of the Brethren, Taneytown where he attended Sunday School,  served on various committees and was an usher. He was a coach for Littlestown Little League, The Phillies.  He enjoyed wood working and making crafts for family and friends.  Over the the years, Dick had several dogs and cats that he cared for in their lifetimes.

Dick is survived by three daughters, Linda F. Steck, Chambersburg; Martha K. Beverage of Denver; Amy E. Forbes and husband, Mike of Hanover and two sons, Baron R. and wife, Luanne, Littlestown and Jonathan D. and wife, Sylvia of Shrewsbury, nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren; his sisters, Janet Parrish, Taneytown, Nadine Combs, Lenoir, NC, and his brother, Robert Sentz, Littlestown and several nieces and nephews.  Dick was predeceased by his brothers, William, Ralph, David and infant, Lavere; his son-in-laws, Gary L. Steck and Larry Beverage.

Funeral Service is Monday, June 26, at 11:30 A.M. at Piney Creek Church of the Brethren, 4699 Teeter Rd, Taneytown, with the Rev. Stan Diehl officiating. Viewing is Monday 10:30- 11:30 A.M. at his Church.  In lieu of flowers, memorials in Dick's name may be made to his church cemetery fund @ 4699 Teeter Rd., Taneytown, MD  21787 or Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd., Gettysburg, PA  17325.  Online condolences may be shared on

Raymond & Renee Mummert
Jun 26th, 2023 5:47 pm
Sorry for your loss. Your parent's were the best neighbors growing up. Sorry we could not attend. Sympathy to your family.
Betty bucher
Jun 24th, 2023 7:46 pm
Your parents were wonderful neighbors. Sympathy to the family at this sad time

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