Glenn R. Gastley, 77, of Hanover, peacefully entered into God’s eternal care on Monday, Nov, 2, 2020m at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of Carol A. (Arentz) Gastley with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.
Born Thursday, Feb, 18, 1943, in Gettysburg, he was the son of the late Elmer R. and Mary A. (Kuhn) Gastley.
Glenn was retired from Schindler Elevator in Gettysburg after 33 years of service. He was a 1961 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown and proudly served his country in the US Air Force. Glenn was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Hanover, a life member of the Hanover VFW. Glenn enjoyed playing cards, spending time with his family and friends and especially going to his grandchildren’s sporting events.
Surviving in addition to his loving wife are two children, Gregory A. Gastley of Hanover and Kimberly R. Trees and husband Alan of Thomasville; four grandchildren, Chelsea Fenby and husband Josiah, Kayla Gastley and twin grandsons, Donovan and Jacob Trees; three great-grandchildren, Zachary Sanders and Liam and Elenore Rose Fenby; and his beloved canine buddy Oliver. He was preceded in death by a son Jeffrey T. Gastley; and siblings, Mary Herring, John Gastley, Romanus Gastley, and twin sisters Joann Moritz and Peggy Gastley.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Hanover, with Rev. Michael P. Reid II as celebrant. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery with military honors provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Friends and relatives will be received on Sunday, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2020, at Murphy-Beck Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown, with prayers at 5 p.m.
Contributions in memory of Glenn may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA. 16648.
Condolences may be shared at www.beckfunerals.com.