Gary W. Hassenplug
Gary W. Hassenplug, 72, of Watsontown, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport.
He was born Nov. 18, 1946, in Lewisburg, a son of the late Charles and Mary (Carlson) Hassenplug. On May 1, 1977, he married the former Patricia Criswell who survives. Together they celebrated 41 years of marriage.

Gary was a 1965 graduate of Lewisburg High School. He began his career as a crane operator at the former Philco, Watsontown and then worked at Milton Manufacturing for many years. Gary was proud of completing Kepler's Drivers Training Academy, Montandon, and later drove truck for Milton Transportation, Dick Ulrich and John Moran.
He was raised in the Methodist faith.
Gary was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing and hunting, especially trips out west.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Jodi Englehart; one stepson, Scott Burrows and his wife, Pam, of Milton; one brother, David Scott Hassenplug and his wife, Vickie, of Lewisburg; one sister, Janet Smith and her husband, Jim, of Selinsgrove; numerous grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Gary was predeceased by one brother, Donald Hassenplug.

Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family in Watsontown Cemetery.

The family is being assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown.
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Published on April 11, 2019


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