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C. Glenn Bear

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C. Glenn Bear, 91 of Carlisle, went to be with his loving Lord on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at his home. He was born on June 9, 1927 in Barnitz (Carlisle) and was a son of the late George A. and Helen M. (Roush) Bear.

Glenn graduated from Boiling Springs High School in 1945. He and his wife farmed for 24 years in Penn and South Middleton Townships. After farming, he worked 12 years for the former AMP, Inc. and then worked part-time at the former Farmers Trust Co. Bank in Carlisle. Glenn then worked 12 years as a farm hand and landscaper with a local realtor. He has been a member of The Meeting House in Carlisle for the most recent years and was formerly a member of Barnitz United Methodist Church, Carlisle for 69 years.

He is survived by his wife of 71, years Susan C. (Fink) Bear, one son, James A. (wife, Lynda) Bear of Mt. Pleasant, MI, one daughter, Sharon S. (husband, Tim) Walton of Mechanicsburg, one brother, Robert W. Bear of Carlisle, 4 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 3 step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Glenn was predeceased by one brother, Ray A. Bear and one sister Mary E. Moyer.

A memorial service will be held on December 29th, at the Meeting House, 1155 Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle, at 11 am, with visitation 1 hour prior to the service with Rev. Alan Robinson officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central PA Hospice, 145 S. Hanover St. Carlisle, PA 17013.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  www.Since1853.com.


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Susan, I am so sorry to hear Glenn passed away. Thinking of you and your family.
Linda Cecconello,  Summerville SC
Dear Susan and family, Words can not express how sad we are to hear of Glenn's passing. He was one special person and will surely me missed by all. Love to all
Lew and Charlotte Anderson
Extending heartfelt sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time.  Glenn will be missed by all who knew and loved him.  Keeping you in our hearts and prayers.
Love, Joan & Pete
 We are so sorry to hear of Glenn's passing.  We are, and will be praying for you.

Pastor Bruce and Tammy Henneman
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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)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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