Galen H Taylor 1937-2023

Mr. Galen H Taylor, 86, of Greencastle, PA, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at his home.

Galen H Taylor
Galen H Taylor

Born February 24, 1937, in Mercersburg, PA, he was the son of the late Harry and Mabel (Hawbaker) Taylor.

Galen had his own lawn mower repair service, a business he started in his basement in 1968 and continued for 55years. He retired from Grove Manufacturing Co., where he worked as a mechanic.

In addition to his beloved wife, Janet (Blair) Taylor, he is survived by two sons: Billy Taylor and Jim Faust; four grandchildren: Austin, Dean, Autumn and Jeremy; three brothers: Gerald, Lowell and Keith Taylor and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Paul and Marlin Taylor.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at Welsh Run Church of the Brethren, 11420 Welsh Run Rd. Mercersburg, PA, with Dean Dearhart officiating.

Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church on Saturday the 25th.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Welsh Run Church of the Brethren, 11420 Welsh Run Rd. Mercersburg, PA 17236.

Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle, is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.



Daily Forecast, December 2, 2023

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John O Freeman 1935-2023

Mr. Freeman served with the 101st Airborne where he was stationed in France for 2 ½ years. He enjoyed woodworking, splitting wood and carpentry.

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