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Gary Nye, 66 – Family Was the Center of His World

gary nye obituary


gary nye obituary

Gary A. Nye, 66, of Tower City, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at his home with his family by his side after a courageous battle with Leukemia.

Born in Lykens, May 7, 1954, a son of the late Bruce and Shirley Miller Nye. Gary was a 1972 graduate of Upper Dauphin High School. He was retired from TE Connectivity, Lickdale.

Gary was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Tower City. He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking and most recently deer shed hunting. Gary took great pride in the appearance of his home. His family was the center of his world, especially his grandchildren and enjoyed attending all of their sporting events.

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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers Bruce Jr. and Timmy Nye.

Surviving are his loving wife of 48 years, Jane Kemble Nye; his two sons he was extremely proud of, Brian Nye and his wife Kori, Hegins and Jason Nye and his wife Julia, Mechanicsburg; five grandchildren, Aidan, Greyson, Stella, Gavin and Ace Nye; three brothers, Jerry Nye and his wife Agata, Carsonville; Kirk Nye and his wife Julia, Arizona and Greg Nye and his wife Melissa, Hegins. Nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Maureen Duffy-Guy officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Tower City is in charge of arrangements. To send condolences to the family visit

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