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Henry Noss


He was born in Harrisburg on December 22, 1931 and was the son of the late Harry C. and Gertrude Waliser Noss.

He was a retired employee of the former New Cumberland Army Depot; was an Army veteran of the Korean War; and he was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, and American Legion Post #594, both of Middletown.

He enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. Two of his favorite pastimes were fishing and making wine. He loved to plant flowers and feed the animals and birds in his yard. His service to his country and his family defined him.

In addition to his parents and his wife Henry was preceded in death by his infant son James J. Noss, five brothers George, Fred, Harry, William, and Jesse Noss, and five sisters Mildred Ludwig, Theda Shay, Francis Shaffer, Gertrude Piper and Janet Yingst.

He is survived by a daughter Theresa M. and husband Scott A. Staley of Middletown; two sons Steven P. Noss and fiancee Elaine E. Hoffman of Middletown, and David N. and wife Jody Noss of Hummelstown; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A Tribute to his life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, at the Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Donald C. Walters officiating.

Burial with military honors will be in Churchville Cemetery.

Viewing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 26, and from 10 a.m. until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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