Frank R. Gall, 64

July 24, 2007

JUNE 13, 1943-JULY 21, 2007

LAUREL, Md. - Frank Robert Gall, 64, of 12963 Claxton Drive, Laurel, Md., died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at Laurel Regional Hospital in Laurel.

Born June 13, 1943, in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Frank Michael and Cecelia Berganski Gall.

He attended John Carroll University and was a graduate of Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. He practiced as a podiatrist until his retirement.

He was an amateur radio operator as K8JCH.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam era.

He was a member of the Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints in Laurel.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Maria Trofimov Gall of Laurel; daughter, Bethany Gall Smith of Keedysville, Md.; sons, Jason M. Gall and Frank J. Gall, both of Odenton, Md., and Seth B. Gall of Suffolk, Va.; sister, Carol Ann Gall of Aurora, Ohio; grandchildren, Jessica M. Smith, Rebecca E. Smith, Zachary N. Smith, Melissa H. Smith and Anastasia R. Smith, all of Keedysville, Joshua M. Gall and Nickolas M. Gall, both of Odenton, and Kylie L. Gall and Alexander N. Gall, both of Suffolk.


He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amanda Brittany "Mandy" Smith.

Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hagerstown, with President Dennis Windley officiating. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home in Boonsboro and at the church on Thursday from 12 to 1:30 p.m.

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