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April 18, 2013

John Thomas Hershey Jr.

The Daily Star

---- — John Thomas Hershey Jr.

HAMILTON — John Thomas Hershey Jr., 49, of Hamilton, passed away April 15, 2013.

He was previously the owner of Cherry Valley Springwater Co., Cherry Valley and was currently employed by Colgate University, Hamilton, and the Madison County Office of the Aging.

Survivors include his wife, Lorraine, “Lorrie” Hershey; children, Michael Hershey, Brittaney (Shane) Hinton; mother, Elizabeth and father, Graham Humes; siblings, Lisa (Hershey) Heinrich, Meg Bartlo, Katie Walenberg, Malcolm Humes and Lizzie Estep.

Church funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, at Grace Episcopal Church, Montgomery Street, Cherry Valley. Burial will be later in the Cherry Valley Cemetery.

Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, April 19, at the Ottman Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Cherry Valley.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in John’s memory may be made to the Cherry Valley Chamber of Commerce, Cherry Valley.

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Arrangements entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.