In memory of
Paul H. Gish
In memory of
Paul H. Gish
Paul H. Gish, 84, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at OSF St. Anthony. Born March 11, 1936, in Elizabethtown, PA, the son of J. Harold and Elizabeth B. (Birnstiel) Gish. Graduated from Penn Manor High School, Millersville, PA in 1954 and Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA in 1958 with a BS in Chemistry. Paul college he was active in Pi Lambda Phi fraternity and the American Chemical Society. He married Marth J. Klinger on June 10, 1961 at Pine Street Presbyterian Church in Harrisburg, PA. Paul belonged to various masonic organizations including Lodge 43, F&AM, Lancaster, PA, Lodge of Perfection, Lancaster, PA, the consistory of the Scottish Rite, Harrisburg, PA and the Tebala Shrine, Rockford, IL. He was employed at Warner Lambert for 42 years until his retirement in 2000. Paul enjoyed playing golf in his spare time, even achieving two holes-in-one. He also enjoyed reading and going to riverboat casinos. Survived by his wife, Martha; daughters, Lynne (Michael) Olson and Carole Cook; son, Douglas Gish; grandchildren, Grace, Michaela & Ian Olson, Cameron Cook, Sheyenne Woody, and Carter & Tucker Gish; sister, Joanne Green; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents; daughter-in-law, Jenn Caron; and brother-in-law, James Klinger. A private graveside service will be held in Scandinavian Cemetery. Please visit www.olsonfh.com for Covid 19 limitations or to express a condolence. www.pennlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Paul H. Gish
Paul H. Gish, 84, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at OSF St. Anthony. Born March 11, 1936, in Elizabethtown, PA, the son of J. Harold and Elizabeth B. (Birnstiel) Gish. Graduated from Penn Manor High School, Millersville, PA in 1954 and Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA in 1958 with a BS in Chemistry. Paul college he was active in Pi Lambda Phi fraternity and the American Chemical Society. He married Marth J. Klinger on June 10, 1961 at Pine Street Presbyterian Church in Harrisburg, PA. Paul belonged to various masonic organizations including Lodge 43, F&AM, Lancaster, PA, Lodge of Perfection, Lancaster, PA, the consistory of the Scottish Rite, Harrisburg, PA and the Tebala Shrine, Rockford, IL. He was employed at Warner Lambert for 42 years until his retirement in 2000. Paul enjoyed playing golf in his spare time, even achieving two holes-in-one. He also enjoyed reading and going to riverboat casinos. Survived by his wife, Martha; daughters, Lynne (Michael) Olson and Carole Cook; son, Douglas Gish; grandchildren, Grace, Michaela & Ian Olson, Cameron Cook, Sheyenne Woody, and Carter & Tucker Gish; sister, Joanne Green; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents; daughter-in-law, Jenn Caron; and brother-in-law, James Klinger. A private graveside service will be held in Scandinavian Cemetery. Please visit www.olsonfh.com for Covid 19 limitations or to express a condolence. www.pennlive.com/obits
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