Melvin Eugene Brendle, 68, of East Earl, passed away on February 28, 2019 at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in Ephrata, on June 9, 1950, he was the son of the late Melvin Brendle and Alma (Doutrich) Brendle. He lived and raised his family in Colorado where he worked for the Denver Rio Grande Railroad. After retiring from the railroad he returned to the East Earl, PA area to care for his mother.
Gene is survived by a son, Eric Brendle, married to Ginger (Rhoads) of Virginia; a daughter Christina Moyer, married to Vernon , of Virginia; 4 grandsons; 2 granddaughters; a sister Dorothy Martin of Ephrata and a sister Lois Gehman of Denver, PA.
He was preceded in death by his father Melvin and a sister Ruth Elaine Hibsman.
A visitation will happen Sunday, March 10th from 2 to 5 p.m. at the home of Alma Brendle, 1651 Main Street, East Earl, PA 17519.
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