Galen Weidner Fry, 76, served in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam War, National Standard retiree

By on January 10, 2018

Galen Weidner Fry, 76, of Bainbridge, and formerly of Manheim, passed away on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017.

Born July 16, 1941, in Central Manor, he was the son of the late George H. and Mary (Weidner) (Fry) Greist.

Galen served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He retired from Mount Joy Wire Corporation (formerly National Standard) where he worked for 42 years.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years: Judy (Paulhamus) Fry; his son: Galen J. Fry (“Jim”) and wife, Jessica (Bixler) of Mount Joy; his daughter: Joyce (Fry) Tomasko and husband, Ron of Mechanicsburg; his stepdaughter: Denise (Watts) Rapp and husband, Bill of Bainbridge; stepson: Robert Watts of Leesport; and stepson: James Watts and wife, Heather (Bair) of Elizabethtown. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Hailey Fry, Logan Fry, Alex Tomasko, and Nicholas Tomasko; and six step-grandchildren: Mason Rapp, Aleah Watts, Christopher Watts, Tylor Watts, Brendan Watts and Kohl Watts.

He was preceded in death by his sister: Gerna (Fry) Hess; and step-grandchild: Lee Rapp.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 11, at 1 p.m. at the Boyer Funeral Home, 144 E. High St., Elizabethtown, 17022. Burial will follow at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the South Central PA Veterans Community Partnership, 1700 S. Lincoln Ave., Lebanon, PA 17042.

Memories and condolences may be shared at Boyer Funeral Home, Elizabethtown, assisted the family with arrangements.

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