June 27, 1972; Daily News

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Well Man Dies A well known Huntingdon resi- of TT f ' J __ J.J. Ull UllliLUJll ^ dent, Wayne C. Geissinger, 71, of 605 Thirteenth Street, died Monday night, June 26, 1972 at 11:30 in the J. C. Blair Mem- orial Hospital, Huntingdon. He had been stricken ill at his home only a short time before, A member and past exalted of the Huntingdon Elks Lodge 976, he had just completed a year of service as president of the Stone Creek Valley Lions For 35 years he worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad with the Telephone and Signal Depart- ment as a switch and signal maintainer, retiring July 30, 1966. entire life was spent in the Huntingdon area. For 17 years he served as chef at the Harrisburg of Moral He well War U.S. the was the J. ed aw jcuia uc oci .<=u as v.uc. at u,* Huntingdon Elks Home, and for «. several years he managed the meat department at the M. C. Geissinger Store in Huntingdon. 1B ™ at Active in community affoirs, J°hn Geissinger served on the board of directors of the Central Penn- earet sylvania Horsemen's Association she and was a member of the Hunt- III will the ett, Isett vey r. Street Methodist ingdon. Geissinger was honored in 1928 when he was named a member of the Pennsylvania Battle Monu- men ts Commission Escort of Honor that went to Paris for Mrs the dedication of several World war I memorials, including the marker for the Unknown Soldier the famed Arch of Triumph. The Pennsylvania 28th Division a furnished seven men for the escort, with Geissinger .being a the only Guardsman selected from Central Pennsylvania. The tour of Dedication in France ended on June 15, 1928. Born June 5, 1901 in Juniata Township, Huntingdon County, he a son of the late M. Michael was a son of the late M. Michael and Mary M. (Summers) Geissinger. He married Eva E. Peterson on March 30, 1940 at the Pine Street Presbyterian Church at Harrisburg. in Surviving are his wife, a son, two granddaughters, Vicky and Eve, and a brother M. Clair Geissinger of Huntingdon. Two sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 29 at 2 p.m. from Brown's Huntingdon. The Rev. Hilliard will officiate and interment interment will be made in Riverview Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon. Friends may call at the funeral of and until the hour of the ser- vices on Thursday. wishing to make contri- buttons in his memory should sent their gifts to the Hunting- don County Chapter of the Am- vet- erican Heart Association. on

Clipped from The Daily News27 Jun 1972, TuePage 2

The Daily News (Huntingdon, Pennsylvania)27 Jun 1972, TuePage 2
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