Fern A. (Kerschner) Felty

May 27, 1939 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 79)


Fern A. Felty, 79, of Auburn, passed away Thursday, April 25th, at Orwigsburg Center, Orwigsburg.

Born in South Manheim Township on May 27, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Merlin & Lillian Kerschner.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Sherwood P. Felty, Sr. on September 22, 2011.

Fern was a graduate of Auburn High School, Class of 1957.

She was a homemaker most of her life.

Fern was a devoted and active member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ of Summer Hill, Auburn, where she served her church teaching Sunday School for over 40 years, and was a member of Friendly Circle.

Her life revolved around her church, family, youth, and music.

She is survived by a son, Sherwood P. Felty, Jr., husband of Amanda, of York, PA; two daughters, Sheila Hertzog, wife of Shannon, of Ephrata, PA; and Sheryl Fuller, wife of Greg, of Mechanicsburg, PA, as well as two grandchildren: Jacob Cotroneo, & Erika Felty.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Summer Hill, Auburn, on Saturday with Pastor Kenneth McDowell officiating.

A viewing will be held at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Interment will be privately held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.

At the family's request, donations in Fern's memory may be made to St. Paul's United Church of Christ Memorial Fund, 1235 Summer Hill Rd., Auburn, PA 17922.

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