Gary Dougal

Gary Dougal

Thursday, October 28th, 1937 Thursday, December 31st, 2020

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Obituary for Gary L. Dougal

Gary L. Dougal, 83, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Chambersburg Hospital. Born October 28, 1937 in Chambersburg, he was a son of the late Clarence and Helen Cook Dougal. Gary was a 1955 graduate of the Chambersburg Area Senior High School and served honorably in the US Air Force. He was employed as a Professional Surveyor with Dennis E. Black Engineering, Inc., retiring in 1998. He was an active member of Central Presbyterian Church and also held membership in B.P.O. Elks Lodge 600, Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, and Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion. Gary enjoyed hunting and fishing and especially enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s activities and sporting events as well as vacationing with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Carol A. Dawkins Dougal, whom he married October 1, 1960; his daughter, Dani M. Best and husband John of Downingtown; his son, Michael L. Dougal and wife Tammy of Chambersburg; four grandchildren, Cara Best, Christopher Best, Abigail Dougal, and Jacob Dougal; and his sister, Dolores Gaughenbaugh of Chambersburg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Reginald.

A memorial service to celebrate Gary’s life will be held later in 2021.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Franklin County Library System, 101 Ragged Edge Road South, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

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Pat Bowers

So sorry and sad to learn of Gary’s death. He was a wonderful neighbor and I appreciated how helpful and kind he and Petie were to me. May God give you his peace and strength Petie.
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Alice Uglow

Petty, so, so sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. May you find comfort in Gods love and presents. My prayers are with you.

Alice Uglow
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April Rhone

Mike, so sorry for the loss of your father! Sending my condolences and prayers for comfort for your family during this difficult time!
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