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Nelson C. Asper

March 24, 1938 August 1, 2018
Nelson C. Asper
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Obituary for Nelson C. Asper

Nelson C. Asper, age 80 of Biglerville, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Gardens of Gettysburg. He was born Thursday, March 24, 1938 in York Springs, the son of the late Charles A. and Edith A. (Shaffer) Asper.

Nelson was formerly employed by Bear Mountain Orchards for 25 years. He had also worked for Musselman's Orchards for 20 years. He was a member of Ira E. Lady American Legion Post 262 in Biglerville, Eagles of Gettysburg, Life Member of New Oxford Athletic and Social Club, Life member of Bendersville Fire Company, Adams County Fish and Game, Life member of Arnot Fish and Game and Charter member of Little Bear Hunting Camp in Tioga County.

He served in the PA National Guard.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shirley L. (Griffie) Asper. He is also survived by three daughters, Kathy J. and husband Bob Peters of Biglerville, Amy Asper Dunlap of Gardners, Dana S. and husband Todd Potorff of Biglerville, one son, Kevin E. and wife Kim Asper, of Biglerville, nine grandchildren, Melissa Hrach of Pittsburgh, Milton Asper of Biglerville, Matthew Asper of Gettysburg, Stephanie Smith of Gardners, Jennifer Miller of Millersburg, Gina Huggins of Biglerville, Brandon Dunlap of Gardners, Brooke Potorff of Waynesboro, Michelle Potorff of Biglerville, nine great-grandchildren, and one sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Asper of York Springs. He was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren Rowan and Ayden Huggins.

Professional services are entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 South Main Street, Bendersville. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, August 6 at Dugan Funeral Home, Bendersville with Reverend Rick Robinson officiating. Interment will be in Victory Church Cemetery in Gardners. A viewing will be held at the funeral home on Sunday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Lung Association, National Headquarters, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004 or Ira E. Lady American Legion Post 262, 4th Street, Biglerville, PA 17307.

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5:00 PM 8/5/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/5/2018 7:00:00 PM
Dugan Funeral Home, Inc.

P.O. Box 393
111 S. Main Street
Bendersville, PA 17306

Dugan Funeral Home, Inc.
P.O. Box 393 Bendersville 17306 PA
United States

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11:00 AM 8/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Dugan Funeral Home, Inc.

P.O. Box 393
111 S. Main Street
Bendersville, PA 17306

Dugan Funeral Home, Inc.
P.O. Box 393 Bendersville 17306 PA
United States

Cemetery Details


Victory Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1 Victory Church Road
Gardners, PA 17324

1 Victory Church Road Gardners 17324 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Ira E. Lady Post 262

142 4th Street
Biglerville, PA 17307

American Lung Association

1301 Pennsylvania Avenue
NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004

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