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Berkley E. Naugle, MSgt.,USAF (Retired)December 17, 1934 – February 01, 2011
Berkley E. NaugleDecember 17, 1934 – February 01, 2011
U.S. Veteran Berkley E. Naugle, 76, of Gettysburg, died Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Angeles (Cazorla) Naugle.
Born December 17, 1934 in Orrtanna, he was a son of the late George W. and Dorothy M. (Biesecker) Naugle.
Mr. Naugle graduated with the Gettysburg High School class of 1952. He served his country honorably for twenty-one years as a flight engineer with the US Air Force. He proudly served in Vietnam with the “Jolly Green Giants,” Det. 5, 38th Air Rescue and Recovery Service. After retiring from the Air Force, Mr. Naugle was employed for over twenty years as Director of Maintenance at New Cumberland Army Depot, retiring in 1994.
Mr. Naugle was a member of the Gettysburg United Methodist Church and often attended St. Francis Xavier Church with his family. He was a member of the Gettysburg American Legion Post #202, the Gettysburg Eagles Aerie 1562, and the VFW Post 15, Gettysburg. Mr. Naugle also enjoyed working with electronics, computers, and crafting model airplanes.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, is his son, George Naugle and his wife Marta of Lynn Haven, FL; his daughter, Maria Jeannette Bolen and her husband Scott of York Springs; four grandchildren, Cassandra J. Naugle and Alexander D. Naugle, both of Mexico, NY; and Victoria S. Naugle and George L. Naugle, both of Lynn Haven; and his sister-in-law, Ruth Naugle of Gettysburg. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Naugle.
A Christian Burial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 7 at St. Francis Xavier Church, 22 W. High St., Gettysburg with Father Bernardo Pistone and Rev. Jay E. Zimmerman presiding. Viewing will be held beginning 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Gettysburg, where full military honors will be provided by the Adams County Allied Veterans Council. The Peters Funeral Home, 321 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, is in charge of arrangements.
For those desiring, contributions may be made in Mr. Naugle’s memory to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.
~ GUEST BOOK ~
Sorry to hear about Berkley Naugle’s passing. We served together in South Carolina as Master Sergeants.~Richard Sine, California
September 22, 2012Here is a great picture and story of Master Sargent Berkley E. Naugle’s time in Vietnam. He was a Jolly Green Giant crewman which just by the fact of volunteering for that service rates him as true hero.~Robert Black of Houston Texas
February 05, 2011Angeles and family, Please accept my sincerest sympathy on the loss of Berkley. As a childhood friend and classmate, he was kind and considerate to everyone. As a military man, he was a hero. My deepest sympathy to you and your family on your terrible loss. Sincerely, Marie Tousley~Marie Harris Tousley of Hershey, PA.
February 05, 2011Jr. was a great man, willing to share his experiences with to young neighbors, for which we are greatful. Angie, we are praying for you and your family.~Chris and Sabrina Spatz of Gettysburg, PA
February 05, 2011GOD, family & friends will help ease the pain you are all enduring in this difficult time.~Helen L. Smith of Chambersburg, Pa.
February 04, 2011Berkley is a wonderful man that touched all of our hearts.All our love,~Jeffrey Brandt of GettysburgJeff & Ability Staff
February 04, 2011Jeanette, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Pam & Allen Flickinger~Pamela Flickinger of Gettysburg, Pa
February 03, 2011Jeannette, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Mark & Cindy~Mark & Cindy Strausbaugh of Gettysburg, PA
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