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Kevin Joseph Ernest

July 19, 1963 — July 15, 2021

Mechanicsburg

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Kevin Joseph Ernest

Kind & Giving Person –

Kevin Joseph Ernest, age 57, of Mechanicsburg, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021.  Kevin was born on Friday, July 19, 1963, in Sunbury to Sharon Eileen (Scott) Klinger and the late Paul Donald Ernest.

Kevin’s survivors include his mother, Sharon Klinger of Boiling Springs; his three sisters: Paula Michelle Sgrignoli and husband, Robert, of Enola, Angie Marie Leonard and husband, Dene, of Nokesville, VA, Jacqueline “Jacque” Crissman and husband, Ray, of Shamokin Dam; and his caregiver, Stephanie Hockenberry of Mechanicsburg.

Kevin attended Johnstown Technology Center where he learned his trade to make appliances for the dental field.  He was a flea market enthusiast, marble collector, and a highly skilled marble grinder.  Kevin was also great at character sketches.  He was a headstrong yet kind and giving person who would give anyone the shirt off his back.

All are welcome to join Kevin’s family at his gathering of family and friends on Friday, July 23, 2021 from 2:45 p.m. until time of graveside service at 3:00 p.m. at Northumberland Memorial, 2956 PA-61, Sunbury, PA 17801; with Celebrant Patti Vogl officiating.  Kevin’s family invites everyone to join them for a Dutch treat reception to begin at 4:00 p.m. at Country Cupboard, 101 Hafer Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

Kevin’s family has entrusted his care to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Kevin’s full obituary, view his portrait, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign his official guest book by visiting Buhrig.com.

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Gathering

Friday, July 23, 2021

Starts at 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

Northumberland Memorial Park

2956 Pennsylvania 61, Sunbury, PA 17801

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Graveside Service

Friday, July 23, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Northumberland Memorial Park

2956 Pennsylvania 61, Sunbury, PA 17801

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Dutch Treat Style Reception

Friday, July 23, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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