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Gladys R. "Gig" Etter

November 22, 1931 — March 12, 2021

Gladys R. “Gig” Etter, 89, of Carlisle, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, March 12, 2021 at her residence with her loving family by her side.
She was born November 22, 1931 in Middletown to the late John and Mary (Zimmerman) McGraw and was the widow of Richard M. Etter, Sr. who passed in 2006 after 54 years of marriage.
Gladys was a faithful servant of God. She was a former member of Good Shepherd Community United Methodist Church and was currently attending Bethany Evangelical. She always valued family and was a wonderful Mother and Nanie/Grandma. Gladys was formerly employed by Kinney Shoe and Piezo Crystal Company both in Carlisle. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening in her free time.
Gladys is survived by four daughters, Linda (husband Jesse) Garman of Carlisle, Karen Etter of Boiling Springs, Joan (husband Ray) Wiser of Carlisle, and Susan Losh of Carlisle; two sons, Richard Etter, Jr. and Jay (wife Marti) Etter both of Carlisle; and a very large extended family including grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, John N. Etter, Sr., four brothers, and four sisters.
Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens. A viewing will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the Hoffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 2020 West Trindle Road Carlisle, PA 17013. As mandated by Governor Wolfe maximum capacity during gatherings is restricted and you may be asked to wait at the door when you arrive until the numbers allow for your entrance.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Gladys to the Bethany House, 550 Petersburg Road Carlisle, PA 17015.
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory

2020 West Trindle Road, Carlisle, PA 17013

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Westminster Memorial Gardens

1159 Newville Road, Carlisle, PA 17013

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