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Harry G. Gottschall


Harry G. Gottschall, 82, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on December 12, 1936 in Lebanon, Pa. and was the son of the late Paul G. and Ada M. (Bamberger) Gottschall.

Harry was retired from AMP Incorporated. He was a member of New Beginnings Church and the American Legion, Post 594. Harry enjoyed golfing, watching the Phillies, Eagles and Penn State football, but his greatest joy was the love of his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandson. He was also a veteran of the United States Air Force and a very proud Middletown Blue Raider, class of 1954.

In addition to his parents, Harry was preceded in death by his four sisters, Lois J. Hoffman, Jean L. Nelson, Doris M. Patton and Alice R. Minnich and a son-in-law, Jeffery A. Wolford.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Norma J. (Gray) Gottschall; three daughters, Lynn M. Wolford of Harrisburg, Diane L. Kassab and her husband Peter of Wyoming, and Susan K. Barrett and her husband Jack of Middletown; six grandchildren, Rhys, Emily and Bryce Wolford, Megan Vassil, Erin and Halle Barrett; a great-grandson, Grayson Wolford; five nephews; and four nieces.

A memorial service will be on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 3 p.m. at New Beginnings Church, 630 S. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057, with the Rev. Britt Strohecker officiating.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the church.

Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers you may send contributions to New Beginnings Church.

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