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William Baumbach


William H. Baumbach, 72, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 3, at Hershey Medical Center.

He was born on November 13, 1942 in Harrisburg to the late Harry M. and Mary R. Shortlidge Baumbach.WilliamBaumbach WEB

William was retired from the Liquor Control Board and was of the Methodist faith. He was dedicated to his service at the Main St. Gym Rescue Project, and loved fishing and cooking, and spending time with his loving family and grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 45 years, Lynda Baumbach who died on February 22, 2008.

William is survived by his son William J. Baumbach and daughter Abby Gabner of Middletown; sisters, Rebecca Smith of Middletown, and Donna Moyer of Carlisle; grandsons Synjin Baumbach, Christopher Gabner Jr., and Carson Gabner; great- grandchild Ameya Baumbach; and several nieces and nephews.

Services for William: Tuesday, March 10 at 2 p.m. at the Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Dr. J. Richard Eckert, officiating.

A viewing will be held on Monday, March 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, and on Tuesday, March 10 from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.

Burial will be at Middletown Cemetery.

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