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George S. Gargus

June 3, 1929 September 12, 2017
George S. Gargus
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Obituary for George S. Gargus

George S. Gargus, 88, Fairview Avenue, Gettysburg, PA died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Gettysburg Center.


He was born June 3, 1929 in Daisytown, PA the son of the late John and Mary Gargus. George is survived by his wife, Dorothy “Pat” Evans Gargus.


George was a veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean Conflict. He was a lithographer for Hilbert Printing in Trenton, NJ for 30 years until his retirement when he moved to Gettysburg. George was a Licenses Battlefield Guide he also was a volunteer for the Gettysburg National Park. He was a member of Gettysburg Park Watch, the Gettysburg VFW, and Gettysburg American Legion. George enjoyed Civil War history and photography.


In addition to his wife he is survived by children; Steve Gargus and his wife Valerie of Mt. Laurel, NJ, Linda Calehuff and her husband Rob of Hamilton, NJ, Karen Turgyan and her husband Joe of Hamilton, NJ, Barbara Healy and her husband Chris of Honey Brook, PA, Anthony Coniglio of Gettys, PA, Peter Coniglio of Morrisville, PA, 14 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, a brother, John Gargus of Rickeyville, PA and his beloved cat, Chester.


He was predeceased by a daughter, Lorraine Centino, a brother, Andy Gargus.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, September 21, 2017 meeting at Monahan Funeral Home at 10:00 AM to proceed to the Evergreen Cemetery for the service at 11:00 AM with Rev Larry Plymire officiating. There will be a viewing at Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 6:00 P M until 8:00 PM with a service at 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Online obituary and condolences available at monahanfuneralhome.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

20

Sep

6:00 PM 9/20/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/20/2017 8:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

With a service at 7:00 PM

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

21

Sep

11:00 AM 9/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
Evergreen Cemetery

799 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Family will meet at Monahan Funeral Home on Thursday at 10:00 AM to go to Evergreen Cemetery for the service at 11:00 AM

Evergreen Cemetery
799 Baltimore St. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

799 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

799 Baltimore St. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States
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