In memory of
Charles Earl Gallagher
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In memory of
Charles Earl Gallagher
BERRYSBURG - Charles Earl Gallagher, age 70, passed away on November 29th, 2019 in Clearwater, Florida. He was the son of the late Martin and Margaret Gallagher. He graduated from the Upper Dauphin Area High School, class of 1967. He enlisted in the US Navy and served aboard the USS Saratoga and then the newly commissioned USS John F. Kennedy. He was Honorably discharged and upon returning home he enlisted in the Air Force serving with the PA Air Guard at Fort Indiantown Gap with the 211th EIS Unit. He retired with 44 years of military services to his country. He also retired from PP & L as a lineman with 43 years of service. He served on the Berrysburg Borough council for 18 years and was a lifetime member of the Berrysburg Fire Co. He coached the Millersburg Little Indians and the Lykens Little Tigers football teams. He was an avid Penn State Football fan. He had memberships with the Masonic Ashler Lodge #560 of Lykens and Millersburg Tall Cedar, Forrest 125 where he served as a Grand Tall Cedar in 1988. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, George "Butch" and Bruce. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Donna (Phillips) Gallagher, his son, Charles "Chuck" Jr. of Elizabethville, daughter, Deborah (David) Jenkins, GA; sister, Barbara Hartman and Leo of Millersburg; two sisters-in-law, Diane Gallagher, Bloomsburg and Joann Adkins, Duncannon; step mother-in-law Sandy Phillips and numerous nieces and nephews and his two best buddies, Otis and Misty. There will be a visitation held at Hoover-Boyer F.H. Ltd, Elizabethville on Monday, Dec. 9th, 2019 from 7-8:45 PM. Masonic services will start at 8:45-9 PM. Burial with Military honors will be held at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 at 11 AM In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice or the Muscular Dystrophy Association or American Heart Association. Please sign the online register book at www.minnichfuneral.com www.pennlive.com/obits
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Elizabethville, PA 17023
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In memory of
Charles Earl Gallagher
BERRYSBURG - Charles Earl Gallagher, age 70, passed away on November 29th, 2019 in Clearwater, Florida. He was the son of the late Martin and Margaret Gallagher. He graduated from the Upper Dauphin Area High School, class of 1967. He enlisted in the US Navy and served aboard the USS Saratoga and then the newly commissioned USS John F. Kennedy. He was Honorably discharged and upon returning home he enlisted in the Air Force serving with the PA Air Guard at Fort Indiantown Gap with the 211th EIS Unit. He retired with 44 years of military services to his country. He also retired from PP & L as a lineman with 43 years of service. He served on the Berrysburg Borough council for 18 years and was a lifetime member of the Berrysburg Fire Co. He coached the Millersburg Little Indians and the Lykens Little Tigers football teams. He was an avid Penn State Football fan. He had memberships with the Masonic Ashler Lodge #560 of Lykens and Millersburg Tall Cedar, Forrest 125 where he served as a Grand Tall Cedar in 1988. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, George "Butch" and Bruce. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Donna (Phillips) Gallagher, his son, Charles "Chuck" Jr. of Elizabethville, daughter, Deborah (David) Jenkins, GA; sister, Barbara Hartman and Leo of Millersburg; two sisters-in-law, Diane Gallagher, Bloomsburg and Joann Adkins, Duncannon; step mother-in-law Sandy Phillips and numerous nieces and nephews and his two best buddies, Otis and Misty. There will be a visitation held at Hoover-Boyer F.H. Ltd, Elizabethville on Monday, Dec. 9th, 2019 from 7-8:45 PM. Masonic services will start at 8:45-9 PM. Burial with Military honors will be held at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 at 11 AM In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice or the Muscular Dystrophy Association or American Heart Association. Please sign the online register book at www.minnichfuneral.com www.pennlive.com/obits
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Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes, Inc.
103 West Main Street
Elizabethville, PA 17023
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