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Gary R. Kepner

March 12, 1944 - October 22, 2017


Sayre, Pennsylvania

Date of Death:

October 22, 2017



Birth Date:

March 12, 1944

Birth Place:

Sayre, Pennsylvania

Service Information:

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 11:05 AM at Salvation Army, 314 S. Elmer Ave., Sayre, PA



Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, New York

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Gary R. Kepner

Gary R. Kepner, 73, of Sayre, PA passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Highlands Care Center in Laporte, PA.

He was predeceased by his parents, Paul and Lillian Johnson Kepner; brothers, Paul Kepner and Larry Thomas Kepner; and sisters, Doris Merrick and Barbara Bourne.

Gary is survived by his siblings, Marilyn Renninger, John (Lauren) Kepner, James (Larita) Kepner, Kathleen (Charles) Henderson, Michael (Debra) Kepner and Mary Alice Kepner.

Gary was a proud veteran serving in both the Navy and Coast Guard.  He was a past commander and member of the Waverly American Legion post #492 for 33 years.  Gary retired from the Lehigh Valley Railroad as an engineer.  He also enjoyed playing Bingo.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 11:05 AM at The Salvation Army, 314 S. Elmer Ave., Sayre, PA with Pastor Debra Stedman officiating.  Gary will be laid to rest at the Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, New York at the convenience of the family.  The family is being assisted by Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY. Those wishing to send a message of sympathy may visit our facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

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