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Gordon Donald Breighner, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1928
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 2012
Fair Hill
Harford County
Maryland, USA

Gordon Donald Breighner Sr., age 84, of College Park, Md., passed away Dec. 17, 2012 at the Senator Bob Hooper Hospice House in Forest Hill, Md.

Born in Adams County, he was the son of the late Parr R. Breighner and Margaret Olive (Peters) Breighner.

Gordon was a graduate of Littlestown High School and the University of Maryland of College Park; he also served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was a social studies teacher and later retired from Field Enterprises Educational Corporation as a sales manager of World Book Encyclopedia. Gordon was a dedicated Christian - a member of the University Baptist Church of College Park, Md., where he was very active. He was also very active in many social organizations from Amnesty International to the Prince Georges County Literacy Council.

Gordon is survived a son, Gordon (Chip) D. Breighner Jr. of Forest Hill, Md.; two daughters, Cynthia B. Graham of Bel Air, Md. and Janice E. Koerber of Forest Hill, Md.; siblings, Levon Crouse, June Weaner, Barton Breighner, Barry Breighner and Evelyn Ganas of the Gettysburg/Littlestown areas; and his former wife, Shirley Sterner Cooney of Bel Air, Md. He was pre-deceased by a brother, P. Atlee Breighner of Littlestown.

A memorial service will be held in Gettysburg at Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church, 1865 Knoxlyn Road, Gettysburg Jan. 5, 2013, with visitation at 10:30 a.m. and the service at 11:30 a.m. 
Family links: 
  Parr Richard Breighner (1907 - 1985)
  Margaret Olive Peters Breighner (1906 - 1995)
  Gordon Donald Breighner (1928 - 2012)
  June Breighner Weaner (1933 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: pamela crouse
Record added: Dec 20, 2012
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Gordon Donald Breighner, Sr
Added by: pamela crouse
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