Donald E. Markle Sr.
02/04/1946 - 09/19/2018

Donald E. Markle Sr., 72, of New Oxford entered into God’s eternal care on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Transitions Health Care, Gettysburg. He was the husband of Patricia C. (Weaver) Markle to whom he was married 53 years. Born February 4, 1946 in Hanover, he was the son of John and Ruth (Marshall) Markle. Don retired from Weis Market in Hanover with over 50 years of service and then worked part time at Food Lion in McSherrystown for the past 5 years. Don enjoyed meeting with the customers and spending time with his friends and family, especially his grandchildren. Surviving in addition to his wife are two children; Jackie Brandt of Gettysburg and Donald E. Markle Jr. and wife Cindy of New Oxford, four grandchildren; Eric Heltebridle, Samantha Gladfelter, Jordan and Katie Markle, two great-grandchildren; Aubrey and Sierra Gladfelter and three siblings; Barbara Renfro of MD, Steve Markle of Hanover and Ronald Markle of East Berlin. He was preceded in death by two brothers; Larry and William Markle and a great-granddaughter; Tillie Brown. Per Don’s request, his body was donated to Humanity Gifts Registry for medical study and the funeral service will be held privately. Contributions in memory of Don may be made to American Heart Association of South Central PA, 4250 Crums Mill Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112. 


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Posted at:09/24/2018 1:01 pm
Dean Shaffer
Sorry to hear of Don pasting. I worked with Don at Weis for many years. Hard worker that I every been around. Well respected by all that worked with him.

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