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Dr. Ralph S. AuckerOctober 15, 1923 ~ August 7, 2008 (age 84)
Elizabethville Dr. Ralph S. Aucker, 84 of Elizabethville, PA, passed away Thursday, August 7, 2008 at home. He was born Monday, October 15, 1923 in Verdilla, the son of the late George A. and Mabel A. Wentzel Aucker. He was a graduate of Susquehanna University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced veterinary medicine for over 60 years. He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Elizabethville. He is survived by his daughter Alice Witmer of Lykens, his son Stan Aucker of Elizabethville, his daughter Ann Llorca of St. Augustine Beach, FL, his daughter Lou Barder of Elizabethville, and his grandchildren Jennifer, Andrew, Kyle, Drew, Katie, Colin, Alec, and Luke; and his great grandchildren Carter, Olivia, and Lauren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jayne Troutman Aucker and his sister Arlene Streeper. Services will be held at Salem U.C.C. Elizabethville on Monday, August 11, 2008 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Daniel Shahan, officiating. There will be a visitation at the church from 10 - 11 AM. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery at Verdilla. Memorial contributions may be made to his church at 143 W. Main Street, Elizabethville, PA 17023. To sign the online guest book go to www.hbfuneralhomes.com.