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Duane M. Wills


1939 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Duane M. Wills Obituary
Duane M. Wills, 77, of Dover and formerly of Flinton, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 at Bayhealth Medical Center, Dover. He was born Feb. 18, 1939 in Fallentimber, son of the late Gerald and Valerie (Hempsky) Wills.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Ron; brother and his wife, Jerry and Marie Wills; sister, Marcia Gulish, and sister-in-law Judy Wills.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Sandra Swasing, whom he married July 22, 1961 in Coalport. Children Kimberly Henry (Greg), Dover, Randy (Gayle Hurley), Felton and Rick, Dover; five grandchildren: Ashley Clough (Justin), Kylie Henry, Taylor Morris (Brandon), Devonne Wills and Albany Wills; two great granddaughters: Lillian Clough and Savannah Morris; brother, Dale (Connie), Altoona; brother-in-law Joe Gulish, Altoona and several nieces and nephews.

Duane served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and retired in 1984 as a T/Sgt after 23 years service. He enjoyed spending time with his family and especially loved visits with his great-granddaughters. Duane was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler and Penn State fan and enjoyed NASCAR.

Funeral service was Aug. 9 at the Gibbons Funeral Home, Coalport, Pa. , where the Rev. Isaac Stuart officiated. Committal was at the Utahville Cemetery. Military rites were provided by the Coalport VFW. Condolences may be left at [email protected]
Published in Dover Post from Aug. 25 to Sept. 3, 2016
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