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Vicki Lynn Fraley 1967-2024

Vicki Lynn Fraley, 56, of Gettysburg, PA, passed away suddenly at the Wellspan Gettysburg Hospital on Sunday, June 9, 2024.

Vicki Lynn Fraley
Vicki Lynn Fraley

Born July 23, 1967 in Gettysburg, PA to Kenneth Fraley and Judy (Rentsel) Kemper.

Vicki joined the U.S. Army in the delayed entry program immediately after high school. She had a beautiful singing voice and could play any instrument that she picked up. She loved being outdoors including hunting, fishing, and camping.

Vicki was a hard worker and often helped around the family farm. Vicki was also a regular member of the American Legion Post 121 in Emmitsburg, MD. She had a great sense of humor and was a fun person to be around. If you knew her, you liked her.

She is survived by her mother, Judy Elaine Kemper (Bennett Sargent) and is predeceased by her father, Kenneth Fraley.

A celebration of life will take place at a future date to be determined.

Arrangements are entrusted to Monahan Funeral Home.

Online tributes and condolences can be made at the funeral home’s website.



Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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