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
Linda and family, I’m so sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss! Prayers to everyone.
Rest in Peace Dave
So sorry for your loss Linda Fave was a sweet and loving person
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.
I am so heartbroken for what you are going through. Thinking about you Linda and your girls
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.