David Kollbocker

David (Dave) Bruce Kollbocker

Ephrata – David (Dave) Bruce Kollbocker, 68 years old, died after a 4 year battle of cancer at Lancaster General Hospital on Tuesday, March 7, 2023.

Born in Franklin, NJ, he was the son of the late Ervin and Pauline Kollbocker. Dave grew up in Franklin NJ, and later moved to Milford, PA where he raised his two children. He most recently resided in Ephrata, PA for the past 6 years.

Dave worked for Ames Rubber Crop. in Hamburg, NJ for many years. In addition, he also worked as a school custodian, and a security guard.  He retired in 2017 when moving to Ephrata, PA and enjoyed being “Papa” and spoiling his four grandchildren.  Dave enjoyed fishing, golfing, spending time with his family, and Italian food.

He is predeceased by his parents, brother James Kollbocker, and sister Margaret Kollbocker.  He is survived by his beloved wife Linda, of Ephrata, PA and daughters Amanda Mosteller and her husband Ryan of Milford, PA and Hanna Crowther and her husband Ryan of Ephrata, PA.  He is also survived by his four grandchildren.

There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date.

Cremation Services of Lancaster – 717-cremate

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  • Linda and Family I’m deeply so sorry for your loss sending Sincere Deepest Condolences with many Prayers. May Dave rest in peace.

  • Dear Linda and Family – we were very saddened to hear of Dave’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Sincerely, The Wrights (Sonny, Judy & Judy).

  • To Dave’s Family my deepest condolences. I’m so sorry to hear this. Dave was a good guy I loved working with him. My heart goes out to Linda and the family. May you find some peace in the coming days

  • Linda, Amanda and Hanna, my deepest condolences for your loss. There are no words that can ease the pain of your loss but if caring thoughts can help, they are with each of you right now.

  • Please accept our deepest sympathies with the passing of your father. God in his mercy has ended his suffering and called him home. May God’s love and mercy comfort you and your family.

  • My sincere condolences Linda!! So very sorry you lost your life companion! He was a great man! I pray he rests in piece!!🙏🙏😥😪😪❤️

  • I’m so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man. What a loving father and grandfather. ,His face always lite up watching his grandchildren. Rest peace

  • Our condolences to Linda, Amanda, Hanna and their families. May God’s peace and your memories of Dave comfort you during this time.

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