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John (Jack) D. Augustine

September 14, 1933 — August 22, 2022

John (Jack) D. Augustine, age 88, passed away on August 22, 2022, at Forest Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born September 14, 1933, in Ashland, PA, to the late John J. and Lydia (Shipman) Augustine.
Jack was a graduate of Gettysburg High School where he played in the band and was active in the drama department. After high school, Jack attended Gettysburg college. He was a member of Theta Chi fraternity and graduated with a BA in economics. He served his country proudly in the United States Army from September 1955 to August 1957 as a cryptographer stationed in Germany. Jack worked for the Social Security Administration for 40+ years, retiring in January 1999. During his career, he served as an Operational Area Director in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. After retirement, Jack volunteered at the Gettysburg National Military Park before becoming a Licensed Battlefield Guide. He enjoyed hunting, camping, watching old westerns, horseback riding and playing golf. Jack was involved with French and Indian and Revolutionary war reenactment groups. He was a founder of the reenactment group Muskets of the Crown. Jack was a member of the First Presbyterian church and served as a deacon and on session. Jack also was a boy scout, a lifetime member of the Elks, and he belonged to the Carlisle Gun Club and the NRA. Jack was a member of the Cumberland County Historical Society and was a member of the Letort Regional Authority for 8 years.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Nancy (Reese) Augustine; daughter Betsy Augustine of Shippensburg, PA and son John R. Augustine and his wife Dee of Boiling Springs, PA.
Visitation will be held from 6:00PM to 8:00PM on Monday, August 29, 2022, at the Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory, 2020 W. Trindle Rd., Carlisle, PA 17013. Graveside services will be held for family and friends at 2:00PM on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at Evergreen Cemetery, 799 Baltimore St., Gettysburg, PA 17325.
To sign online guestbook, please visit In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, New York 10065.

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Service Schedule

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Monday, August 29, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory

2020 West Trindle Road, Carlisle, PA 17013

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Evergreen Cemetery

, Gettysburg, PA 17325

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