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Elvin Dale Hostetter, 83, of Winfield, entered into rest at 1 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
He was born June 13, 1934, in Londonderry Township, a son of the late Thomas and Kathryn (Patrick) Hostetter. On Oct. 5, 1952, at the Hershey Church of the Brethren, he married Joyce Anna Eshleman who passed away on March 10, 1998.

Elvin worked as the plant manager at AMP Inc. of Selinsgrove, until his retirement in 1997. After he retired he served as an associate pastor at the Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren, and later at Windward Ministries, Winfield. Over the years he supported numerous ministries and missions, and provided marriage counseling to many couples.
Elvin was a member of the Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren.
Elvin enjoyed spending time in his woodworking shop, fishing out of his pond, and hunting.

Surviving are five sons and daughters-in-law, Ricky and Peggy Hostetter, of St. Thomas, Pa., John and Beth Hostetter, of Willow Street, Pa., Steven and Brenda Hostetter, of Honolulu, Hawaii, Timothy and Debbie Hostetter, of Selinsgrove, and David Hostetter and wife Rebecca Newton, of Winfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Lan Hess, of Jersey Shore; 23 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren, 46 Brethren Church Road, Mifflinburg, followed by the funeral at 2:30, with his grandson, Pastor Jason Hostetter of Windward Ministries, officiating.
Interment will be in the Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Elvin's memory may be sent to New Berlin Food Bank, c/o Windward Ministries, 5924 Stein Lane, Winfield, PA 17889.

Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut St., Mifflinburg.
To share in Elvin's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Published on November 15, 2017
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