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Gary Eugene Firestone

March 2, 1942 ~ March 30, 2022 (age 80)


Gary E. Firestone, 80, of Middletown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at the Middletown Home. He was born Monday, March 2, 1942 to the late Clair E. and Alice E. (Fortney) Firestone. He is predeceased by his wife since 1996, Joan M. (Moore) Firestone.


Gary was an avid woodworker with a love for trains. He was a proud and active member of his church, Middletown First Church of God. Gary owned and operated a Snap-On Franchise for many years, after retirement he went to work in the courthouse for 15 years. Most importantly he was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend.


He is survived by his sons: Michael Firestone and wife Marie, David Firestone and wife Lori Ann; grandchildren, Morgan Firestone and Amethyst Noss; and sisters, Beverly J. Guss and husband Scott and Janice E. Firestone.


A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 11 AM at the Middletown First Church of God, 245 W. High St., Middletown, PA 17057. A visitation will be held from 10 AM until the start of the service. Burial will follow at Middletown Cemetery, Middletown.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in his memory to his church.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the Fager-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 208 N. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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April 5, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Middletown First Church of God (Middletown, PA)

Memorial Service
April 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Middletown First Church of God (Middletown, PA)

Graveside Service
April 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Middletown Cemetery
675 North Spring Street
Middletown, PA 17057

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