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John L. Hilbert

John L. Hilbert

Jan 3rd, 1923 - Dec 5th, 2022
  • Birth Date: Jan 3rd, 1923
  • Death Date: Dec 5th, 2022
  • Funeral Date: Dec 9th, 2022
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home
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Biography: John Lewis Hilbert, 99, of Mechanicsburg, died Monday, Dec 5, 2022, at Morning Glory Assisted Living, Littlestown.  He was the widower of Alice M. (Waltz) Hilbert who died Dec 23, 2008.  Born Jan 3, 1923 in Emmitsburg, John was the son of the late John R. & Elizabeth J. (Troxell) Hilbert.  He served in the army during WW II as a heavy machine gun operator with Battery A 420th in Armored Field and the Artillery Battalion. He fought in the following campaigns with the 9th Division and 60th Infantry regiment: Tunisia, Sicily, Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace and Central Europe.  John had been employed with Windsor Shoe, Littlestown and was retired from a shoe company in Newville as a supervisor.

Surviving are his brothers, Kenneth Hilbert of Littlestown; Harry Hilbert & Mary Jane of Littlestown; Paul Hilbert & Phyllis of Spring Grove; his sister, Edith Wantz of Emmitsburg and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his siblings: Delphine Harbaugh, Irene Gerver, Catherine Strickhouser and Earl & Ray Hilbert.  John was a member of Mechanicsburg VFW.  He was very proud of serving his country.

Funeral Service is Friday, Dec 9, at 11 A.M. at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown with Chaplain Dan Summers officiating.  Viewing is Friday 10-11 A.M. at the funeral home.  Interment is in Methodist Cemetery, Uniontown, MD.  Memorials in John's name may be sent to Mechanicsburg VFW, 4545 Westport Dr., Mechanicsburg, PA  17055.  Online condolences may be shared on


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