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PRINGLE - Gerald Jerry Benjamin, Sr., 87, Frederick, Maryland; formerly of Mount Airy, Maryland; passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Born September 17, 1929, in Summerhill, son of Benjamin E. and Clara E. Pringle. Preceded in death by parents; brothers and sisters, Grace Vasbinder, Pearl Oswald, Ralph Pringle, Elsie Mervine, Ray Pringle, Vera Murray and Iona Carl. Survived by loving wife of 61 years, Dorothy (Mraz) Pringle; sons, Jerry, Jr., Westminster, Maryland; and Mike, married to Pam (Craig), Mount Airy, Maryland; grandson, Michael, Walkersville, Maryland; granddaughter, Stephanie, Mount Airy, Maryland; and brother, Bruce (wife Ada) Pringle, St. Michael. US Army veteran of the Korean War. He adored his grandchildren and enjoyed hunting, fishing and working in his garden. A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday September 16, 2017, at Pringle Hill Cemetery, Summerhill. Military rites by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. As an expression of sympathy, please consider memorial donations to Alzheimer's Association: Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 1100 Liberty Ave Suite E 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or online at www.alz.org Arrangements by Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc. South Fork. www.DimondFuneralHome.com
Published on August 31, 2017
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