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Gary Small

May 4, 1948 — May 17, 2022

Quakertown

Gary Alton Small, age 74, of Quakertown, passed away on May 17, 2022, surrounded by his loving wife and family at home. He was the loving husband of Diane (Wolf) Small with whom they shared 19 years of marriage. Born in Hanover, NH, he was a son of the late Edson W. and Glenna E. (Wetherell) Small.

He graduated from Bellows Falls High School in 1966. After graduation, Gary proudly served in the United States Air Force.

Gary spent over 40 years at Carson's Helicopter, Inc. as a helicopter mechanic and retired as a foreman. Gary was proud to say he spent 50 total years in Aviation. He was a member of Springtown Fire Company for over 25 years.  He was also a Fire Forest Warden for the State of Pennsylvania for over 30 years.

In his spare time, Gary enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping.  He spent many weekends riding his Honda Goldwing with his wife.  Family was very important to him, and he treasured spending time with his seven grandchildren.  He enjoyed attending his Granddaughter Ciara’s Soccer and LaCrosse Games.  He was also very active in his church where he recently served as Church Council President.

Surviving along with his wife is son, Matthew Small (Shelly), step-sons, William Mory (Kellee), and Kenneth Mory (Jamie), grandchildren, Rachel, Logan, Christian, Ciara, Caleb, Alexa and JaedaRae and sister JoAnne Dupuis. He was predeceased by son, Michael DePace and sister Rosella Judkins.

You are invited to visit with Gary's family and friends on Monday, May 23, 2022, from 10:00-11:00 AM at the Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, 135 W. Pumping Station Road, Quakertown, PA 18951. His funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM. Interment will be at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Spinnerstown.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Spinnerstown, PA Stained Glass Window Fund, 1565 Sleepy Hollow Road, Spinnerstown, PA 18968.

Arrangements are by Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service of Quakertown (215-536-3343). To view his online obituary please visit www.nauglefcs.com.

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Monday, May 23, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, Ltd.

135 W Pumping Station Rd, Quakertown, PA 18951

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 23, 2022

11:00am - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, Ltd.

135 W Pumping Station Rd, Quakertown, PA 18951

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