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Donald Alvey Gantz
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1954
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2006
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Donald A. Gantz, of Gettysburg, entered into eternal rest December 1.

He was the son of the late George H. and M. Jane (Sanders) Gantz.

Donald was a 1973 graduate of Gettysburg High School, and was co-owner and operator of GS&G Builders of Gettysburg for 30 years.

He was a life member, former fire chief, current member and secretary of the Relief Committee of the Barlow Fire Co.; member and vice-president of the Gettysburg Fire Co.; member of the Fairfield Fire Co., the Adams County Fireman's Association, and Pennsylvania State Fireman's Association; instructor and member of the Training Committee for the Adams County Training Center; and a member of the Gettysburg Eagles. Mr. Gantz was the Barlow Fire Co. fire chief from 1990-1995.

He was a Pennsylvania Certified Fire Instructor, and was awarded the Medal of Valor from the Eastern Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs.

Mr. Gantz was also a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Gettysburg.

He is survived by two daughters, Jessica L. Wilkinson, of Hagerstown, MD, and Stacie M. Gantz of Fort Collins, CO; a son, Jeremy M. Gantz, of Burlington, VT; a granddaughter; his companion of many years, Lori A. Kane, and her sons, Daniel and Brent Strasbaugh; two brothers, Fred Gantz of York Springs, and Shawn Gantz, of Pittsburgh; a sister-in-law, Susan Gantz, of Gettysburg; a nephew and two nieces.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Gantz, who departed this life in 2000. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Henry Gantz (1929 - 1990)
  Mary Jane Sanders Gantz (1932 - 2000)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert L Gantz (1953 - 2000)*
  Donald Alvey Gantz (1954 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 02, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16880243
Donald Alvey Gantz
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Donald Alvey Gantz
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Donald Alvey Gantz
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