Abram K. Shirk, 74, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. He was born in West Hempfield Twp., son of the late Moses M. and Lydia N. Kniesley Shirk. He was a shop crane operator for High Steel for 34 years before retiring in 2003. He enjoyed singing and going for walks.
He is survived by two sons: Charles A. (Annette) Shirk, and Thomas A. (Donna) Shirk. Seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. One brother: William Shirk. Two sisters: Frances M. (Richard) Armstrong and Esther S. Shirk. He was preceded in death by one brother: Samuel K. Shirk and one sister: Doris N. Shirk.
A strictly private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.