Gil Frick, 84, of Clymer, PA, is rejoicing in heaven after going home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from the Masonic Villages in Elizabethtown, PA.
The son of Charles and Christine (Ankele) Frick, he was born on May 7, 1936 in Philadelphia, PA.
Gil served during Peace time in the US Army as a SP4. He was stationed overseas in Germany. The period of his service encompassed from Aug. 13, 1959 to Aug. 2, 1961 with his last duty assignment occurring with the 59th Sig Co APO34.
On December 7, 1957, Gil wed the former Mary Lou (Greene) and they shared over sixty-two years of marriage together prior to her death earlier this year on January 16, 2020.
He attended the Purchase Line Church of the Brethren.
Gil retired following a career as a bank timelock specialist with Diebold.
His memberships included the American Legion Post #222 in Clymer, PA; the Indiana Franklin Lodge #313 and the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, USA – Rite of Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite. His fellow Masonic members from the Indiana Lodge will be conducting a private Masonic service for Gil’s immediate family.
Gil thoroughly loved to travel. His journeys took him to forty-eight states; all the provinces in Canada; Mexico and throughout Europe and the Caribbean.
He is survived by his son, Clifford Gilbert Frick and wife, Mary Pat of Elizabethtown, PA; his two granddaughters: Hope Emily Reginella and husband Jonathan and Paige Maureen Lenker and husband Jeremiah; great grandson: Arlo James Lenker and his sister, Doris Peters of Elizabethtown, PA.
Gil was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mary Lou and his brother, Charles Frick.
On Saturday, December 5, 2020, family and friends are invited to a visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Purchase Line Church of the Brethren, 3711 Purchase Line Road, Clymer, PA. An 11:00 a.m. funeral service will be held at the church immediately following the morning visitation with Dr. Douglas Greene officiating. Kindly wear masks and please practice social distancing.
Interment will be at the Ruffner Cemetery, Tanoma Road, Clymer, PA with military honors accorded by members of the US Army and the Clymer American Legion.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Gil may be made to the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding (CPYU) at P. O. Box 414, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.
Arrangements are with the assistance of the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd. in Hillsdale, PA. Visit www.rairighfh.com to sign Gil’s guestbook and share a condolence message.