Obituary for Gerald L. Book
Gerald L. Book, 77, of Ephrata, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.
He was born in Leola to the late William and Pauline (Buckwalter) Book and was the husband of the late Brenda L. (Butler) Book who passed away in 2004.
Gerald was a truck driver. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also loved watching car racing and was a season ticket holder for the Hershey Bears for 25 years.
Gerald is survived by 4 children, Brian L. Book, Michele A., wife of Wayne Homsher, Michael S., husband of Roxanne Book, Debra A., wife of Troy Paulin; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; a brother, Raymond, husband of Janice Book; sister, Carol Shenk and a sister-in-law, Nancy Zahn.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Book.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Gerald gave the gift of life through organ donation.
Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.