Gerald "Jerry" J. Galen

Gerald J. Galen “Jerry”, 75, formerly of Camp Hill and Mt. Carmel, passed away August 27, 2014 at Manor Care Health Services, Camp Hill, PA.  Born January 16, 1939 in Mt.Carmel, he was the son of the late John and Helen Galen.  He attended and graduated from Mt. Carmel High School in 1956 and was a  Navy Veteran.  He worked as a respiratory therapist for 20 yrs and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Enola.  He enjoyed watching college and NFL  football and baseball, especially when the Navy played against Army.  He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Judy K. Galen; a daughter, Darlena M. Bucher(Galen); a son, Peter J. Galen; a grandson, Adam T.G. Bucher; a sister, Dorothy Cress and husband Tom of FL.; a niece Michele Newberry and husband John of FL.; a nephew Brian and wife Lawren of SC, along with great nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be provided by Sullivan Funeral Home & Cremation Services.  Grave side services, with military honors, will be held Wednesday September 3, 2014 at 11 AM at Tri-Community Memorial Gardens, with a gathering of friends and family after the services.  Online condolences may be shared at Memorial Contributions may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at 225 Salt Road, Enola,  PA  17025.

The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Galen family



This is to offer my sincere condolences to the Galen family on the passing on of Mr. Gerald 'Jerry" Galen. May the good Lord give you the fortitude to bear the loss of your husband, Father and Friend. Amen.

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