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Velma Hershberger, 57, Greensburg, KY (1962-2020)

Velma Hershberger of Greensburg passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. She was 57 years old.

Due to Covic-19 pandemic and executive order by Kentucky Governor Beshear, the services for Velma Hershberger will be conducted privately with burial in the Summersville Mennonite Church Cemetery. The family is planning a Memorial Service at a later date.

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Velma Hershberger was born August 8, 1962 in Arcola, Illinois to Mary O. Diener Mast of Greensburg, KY and the late Fred Mast. She departed this life, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at her home in the Summersville Community of Green County, having attained the age of fifty-seven years, seven months and twenty-three days.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Summersville Mennonite Church. She was a homemaker, a loving mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her father: Fred Mast and sister-in-law: Mrs. Tina (Allen) Mast.

She is survived by her husband: James Hershberger, owner of Summersville Small Engine, her mother: Mary Diener Mast, six children: Alvin and Verba Hershberger of Lucas, Ohio, Lisa and Frederich Knepp of Grandview, Texas, Nelson Hershberger of Chicago, Illinois, Josiah Hershberger of Auburn, Kentucky, Ina and Andrew Peachey of Mannsville, New York and Samuel Hershberger of Greensburg, KY, two grandsons and two granddaughters: eight brothers: Kenneth and Esther Mast of Pen-Yan, New York, Allen Mast of Troy , PA, Willis and Ruth Mast of Myerstown, PA, Olen Mast of Myerstown, PA, Vernon and Beth Mast of Heron, Montana, Roger and Faye Mast of Elliotesburg, PA, James and Christine of Middleburg, PA, Harold and Stacy Mast of Mifflinsburg, PA.

Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg is in charge of the arrangements.

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Velma Hershberger, 57, Greensburg, KY (1962-2020)

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