John F. "Huntz" Hubler

John F. "Huntz" Hubler

John F. Hubler, 84, of Enola, died peacefully on Saturday, April 2, 2016. John was a retired U.S. Foreign Service Officer and Korean War Army veteran. Born in Harrisburg, PA, John attended Susquehanna Township High School. He served in Korea during the war as an Army chaplain’s assistant, then worked for a brief period at the Pennsylvania State Capitol before joining the U.S. Foreign Service. As a Foreign Service Officer, John served in Japan (where he met his wife, Alice), South Korea, Ecuador, Germany, Nepal, Bolivia, Austria, Thailand, and Portugal. After retiring in 1987, John continued to take temporary duty special assignments abroad for the US State Department, serving in the Gambia, Haiti, the Persian Gulf during the First Gulf War, Ireland, and other overseas posts. John also worked briefly at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, was an active member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Enola for many years, and was an avid gardener.

John is survived by his wife Alice Hubler; sons Stephen, Mark, Paul, & John; daughters-in-law Ute, Sarah, and Patty; grandchildren Sophia, Mariam, Jessica, Hana and Ben; and sisters Ida Alix; Mary File; Lena Brewbaker; and Catherine ("Honey") Hartman; as well as many nephews and nieces. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 6PM-7PM at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Enola. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 7PM, followed by a reception with light refreshments. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Military Cemetery on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 10AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Central Pennsylvania or Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Enola, PA.

The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hubler family.

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Please accept my condolences on your loss

Stu

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My deepest condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one. And may the Father of tender mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials, continue with you to comfort and sustain you through this difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)

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