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Re. Dr. William R. Herzog, II

March 10, 1944 August 4, 2019
Re. Dr. William R. Herzog, II
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Rev. Dr. William R. Herzog, II, 75, died Sunday, August 4, 2019 at his home in Gettysburg, PA in the company of his wife and daughter.
Born March 10, 1944 in Rutland, VT he was the son of the late Charles Chester and Helen Marion (Munger) Herzog. He was the husband of Mary Alice (Grant) Herzog, to whom he was married for 52 years.
Rev. Dr. Herzog earned his A.B degree from Harvard College in 1966, Master of Divinity from American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) in 1969 and went on to earn his Ph.D. in Philosophy and Religion at Claremont University in California. Bill started his teaching as a professor of the New Testament at ABSW in Covina, CA, and later Berkley, CA. He continued his teaching at Central Baptist Seminary in Kansas City, KS, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, NY and retired from Andover Newton Theological School, Newton Center, MA in 2012. Bill served as dean of faculty at Central Baptist and Andover Newton.
Rev. Dr. Herzog served as senior pastor or interim minister at several churches including Loraine Avenue Baptist Church in Glendora, CA, First Baptist Church of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church in Oakland, CA, Penfield Baptist Church, Penfield, NY, First Baptist Church of Rochester in Brighton, NY, and Christ Episcopal Church in Pittsford, NY. He was a dedicated speaker, teacher and author.
In addition to his wife, William is survived by his son Daniel C.S. Herzog and his wife Elizabeth, of Williamsport, PA, his daughter Catherine H.M. Vickery and her husband Raymond, of New Freedom, PA, and two grandsons, Cooper and Calvin Vickery. He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Elizabeth Wefer and Nancy Smith.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM, Friday, August 16, 2019 at Trinity United Church of Christ, 60 East High St., Gettysburg, PA with Rev. Fred Young officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA. There will be a private interment at a later date in Orwell, VT. Condolences may be shared online at monahanfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers the family asks memorial contributions be made at michaeljfox.org or mmbb.org. Graveside services will be held Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, VT


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Visitation

Thursday

15

Aug

6:00 PM 8/15/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Friday

16

Aug

11:00 AM 8/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Trinity United Church of Christ

60 East High Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trinity United Church of Christ
60 East High Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

26

Oct

1:00 PM 10/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
Mountain View Cemetery

Fisher Rd
Orwell, VT 05733

Mountain View Cemetery
Fisher Rd Orwell 05733 VT
United States
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