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William H. Gatten

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William H. Gatten, 73, of Carlisle passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Fox SubAcute, Mechanicsburg.  He was born on Dec. 31, 1944 in Wheeling, WV and was a son of the late Clyde and Violet M. (Warner) Gatten.

Bill served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.  He earned his G.E.D.  He retired from Exel, Inc., Carlisle.  Bill also had worked many years with the former Carlisle Tire & Rubber Co., several years for the US Postal Service in Carlisle as a letter carrier and the Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot.  Bill enjoyed hunting, cutting wood, camping and spending time with his grandsons.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 49 years, Rebecca R. (Mackey) Gatten, one daughter, Jennifer R. (husband, Jesse) Myers and one son, William A. Gatten, both of Carlisle, one brother, Kenneth Gatten of Mechanicsburg, one sister, Beulah Powell of South Dakota, four grandsons and many nieces and nephews.  Bill was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

A viewing will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018 followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with Pastor Ron Candioto officiating.  Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  www.Since1853.com

 

 

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Becky, Jenny and BJ, so very sorry to learn of Bills passing. Your are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Tracy Wert-Miller
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Becky and Family,
So sorry to learn of the passing of your husband and father. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
 
Terry & Sandy (Lescalleet) Brindle
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So sorry to hear about the loss of your husband/father.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.

Al Neuner - Geisinger
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To the Gatten family . I just saw this last evening. I know we haven't talked a lot but u guys are still in my thoughts every day and with that being said I just wanted to give my sincerest condolences.

Hope A Ditzler
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Becky, sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and the kids.

Barb Myers
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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
 
"Five Generations of Service"
 
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
 
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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