John A “Duffy” Guyer obituary 1925~2021


John A “Duffy” Guyer, 96, of Greencastle, formerly of Dry Run and Hagerstown, MD, went to be with his Lord September 30, 2021 in Chambersburg Hospital.  

John A “Duffy” Guyer
John A “Duffy” Guyer

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy (Piper) Guyer in 1979 and his second wife, Myrtle (Cave) Guyer in 2002.  

Born in Spring Run, PA on March 28, 1925, he was a son of the late John V. and Glenna I. (Mutersbaugh) Guyer and honorably served in the US Navy during World War II.

Mr. Guyer was a supervisor in the Wiring Harness Department at Letterkenny where he worked from Oct. 1946 until his retirement in March 1980. He was also a former employee of Fannett Township.

He served the Lord everyday of his life and attended Paramount Baptist Church, Hagerstown and was a former member of Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church, Spring Run.  Duffy was also a former member of the Path Valley Lions Club.

Duffy is remembered as a wonderful father, grandfather and great grandfather and spending time with family was a joy of his life, as well as doing puzzles.

Surviving is a daughter, Mary Alice “Maggie” Goshorn and her husband, Kenneth D., of Greencastle; 3 grandchildren: Jon Goshorn and his wife, Trisha of Greencastle; Jennifer Jones and Chuck of Fayetteville and Candi Romberger and her husband, Jason of Chambersburg. Also surviving are 7 great grandchildren; Brookes, Lexie and Westen Goshorn; Kaitlyn and Tyler Jones; Bailee Nitterhouse and Ashton Romberger and a sister, Alice Collins of Fannettsburg. 

In addition to his wives, he was also preceded in death by 4 siblings: Norman Guyer, Cora Miller, Robert Guyer and Lewese Andrews.

A viewing will be held Sunday, October 3, between 6 and 8 p.m. in the Agett-Lakjer Funeral Home, 16715 Path Valley Road, Spring Run.

His memorial service will be Monday, October 4, at 10:30 a.m. in the Spring Run United Methodist Church, 16667 Main St., Spring Run with Pastors Marlin “Butch” Neil and Darwin Goshorn officiating. 

Interment with Military Honors will follow in Path Valley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations in his name to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607.