Gary Allen Huggler
May 13, 1948 - October 13, 2018
Gary Allen Huggler, age 70, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 13, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Wilmington, DE on May 13, 1948, he was the son of the late Theodore E. and Janis Adele (Lake) Huggler. Gary graduated from Christiana High School in 1966. He enlisted with the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam War and was a proud recipient of a Purple Heart. Gary dedicated his career with Verizon, the former Bell Telephone as a lineman and retired after 34 years of dedicated service. He was a lifetime member of the Delaware Saengerbund.
Gary is survived by his sister, Cheryl Cox (Jerry); nieces, Shannon Walsh (Jim), Alison Touchton-Wilt (Andrew) and Jennifer Cox; several great nieces and nephews, cousins; and his dear friend, Claire Currey.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12:30 pm on Monday, October 22, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12:30 pm. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Gary’s memory to the Delaware Saengerbund, 49 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713.