Erland "Earl" Emery Fuller

Born: Thu., Mar. 5, 1925
Died: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017

Gathering of Family & Friends

10:30 AM to 11:15 AM, Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
Location: Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory


2:00 PM Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
Location: Arch Spring Cemetery


3:00 PM Wed., Aug. 23, 2017

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Erland “Earl” Emery Fuller

Passion for Telephones -

Erland “Earl” Emery Fuller, age 92, of Camp Hill, died on Sunday, August 20, 2017.  Earl was born on Thursday, March 5, 1925 in Buckfield, ME to the late Edwin Ellery Fuller and Hattie Isabel (Jordan) Fuller.  Earl was the widower of Mary Jane (Mingle) Fuller, whom he married on November 11, 1950, and who died on July 10, 1984.

Earls’s survivors include his loving and devoted daughter, Trevette Marie Fuller of Camp Hill; his son, Jordan Thomas Fuller of Lebanon; and his two granddaughters.

Earl graduated from Canton High School in Canton, ME as part of the class of 1942 and from Becker Business College in Worcester, MA.  He worked for W. W. Stribling Associates in Atlanta, GA as an insurance examiner.  Later, he served as the treasurer of Merchants & Business Men's Insurance Company in Harrisburg, PA.  Trevette remembers her father with these words: “I know how much my dad loved me – he told me often.  He loved to tell jokes.  He loved animals – especially dogs and cats.  He loved to do things for other people.  My dad was gentle, kind, stubborn, opinionated, and generous.  He loved to sit in his recliner and watch TV or nap.  He loved chocolate and my home-made chicken salad.  My dad loved music and often sang in church choirs or played the organ.  He was a good dancer in his younger days.  My dad’s passion was telephones – he grew up operating a switchboard and loved anything to do with telephones from old fashioned candle stick phones to modern cell phones.”  Earl will surely be missed by Trevette and all those who knew and loved him.

All are welcome to join Earl’s family at his Gathering of Family and Friends on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Graveside service and burial will immediately follow in Arch Spring Cemetery in Tyrone with Celebrant George A. Spangler officiating.

Contributions in celebration of Earl’s life can be made to Christ Community Church Helping Hands Ministry, 1201 Slate Hill Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

Earl’s family has entrusted his care to Myers – Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Earl’s full obituary, view his portrait, and sign his official guest book at

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suzanne e post
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
to erl's family... so very very sorry my deepest sympathies to all of you..... may erl rest in peace..... my reagards Suzanne e post

Betty York
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
Erland visited Canton in the nineties and that was the only time I ever met him, but
he has called me ever since a couple times a week-he liked to keep in touch with what
was going on in town-I will certainly miss his phone calls-thinking of you Trevette-
you were certainly so good to your father-Betty

Sylvia Goding LeBlanc
   Posted Sun October 08, 2017
I want to send condolences on behalf of my late uncle Warren Goding. He and Erland went to school together and remained friends throughout the years. He was also very fond of his mother. I took Warren to visit with her once when he was home for a visit. He took me to Camp Hill to visit Erland while I was in Maryland. He was a very nice person. Sincerely Sylvia

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