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Official Obituary of

Eric Alan Wiest

January 16, 1964 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 59) 59 Years Old
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Eric Wiest Obituary

Eric Alan Wiest, 59, of Hegins, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 .  He lived graciously and courageously in many ways, by inspiring and teaching us, he won his battle in very important ways.   He was born on Thursday, January 16, 1964 to Claus M. and Joanna (Troutman) Wiest. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Rini A. (Lettich) Wiest.


Eric was a man of faith, many hobbies, and numerous talents. More than anything, he loved his family, and spending time with his grandchildren. 

In addition to his wife and parents he is survived by his children: Dr. Logan A. Wiest and wife Katie, Kendra A. Wiest and companion Dr. Edgar A. Trevino , and Alaina A. Ace and husband Andrew; grandchildren, Cartie, Wayne, Charlie, and George Wiest, and Savannah and Wynter Ace; sister, Wendy Klinger and husband Tim; and numerous nieces and nephews.


A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 6th , 2023 at noon at the Emmanuel Wesleyn Church, 135 Emmanuel Church Rd., Gratz, PA with Reverend David Bubb officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 10 AM until the start of the service. Burial will be private at the convivence of the family at the St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church Cemetery, Valley View, PA.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in his memory to his church, or to PennState Health for children cancer at 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra, PA 17078. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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December 6, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Emmanuel Wesleyan Church
135 Emmanuel Church Road
Gratz, PA 17030

Memorial Service
December 6, 2023

12:00 PM
Emmanuel Wesleyan Church
135 Emmanuel Church Road
Gratz, PA 17030


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