Gail A. Mongan, 90

FEB. 16, 1922-JULY 3, 2012

July 03, 2012
  • Mongan

Gail Albert Mongan, 90, of 7 W. Green St., Funkstown, Md., died on July 3, 2012, at Dove House in Westminster, Md.

Born Feb. 16, 1922, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Albert and Susan Bower Mongan.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Frances Isobel "Betty" Mongan.

He graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1940.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy. 

He was employed with Fairchild Industries for 40 years, retiring in 1980.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown and a member of the church property committee and building committee.

He served on the Funkstown Town Council, the planning and zoning committee and was chairman of the appeals board. He was a member of the Funkstown Lions Club, a charter member of Dixon-Troxell American Legion Post 211 of Funkstown; a member of the Maryland Boat Act Advisory Committee, and a life member and past commander of the Hagerstown Power Squadron.

He is survived by a daughter, Linda Harbaugh of Reisterstown, Md.; one son, David Mongan of Reisterstown; a granddaughter, Alicia Mongan of Baltimore, Md.; three grandsons, Kevin Harbaugh and Matthew Mongan, both of Hampstead, Md., and Kyle Harbaugh of Baltimore.; two great-granddaughters, Jordan Harbaugh and Summer Fulton of Hampstead; four great-grandsons, William Harbaugh, Miles Mongan and Marcus Mongan, all of Hampstead, and Quinn Menefee of Baltimore; nieces and nephews; and three great-great nephews, Austin, Trey and Killian.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Smith, of Titusville, Fla.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 24 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown. The Rev. Michael K. Louia will officiate. Burial will be in Funkstown Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 148, Funkstown, MD 21734.

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