Clifford "Cliff" F. Detweiler, age 71 of Gettysburg, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at his home after a brief illness.
in Lansdale, Pa., on Aug. 14, 1943, he was the son of the late Raymond
and Anna (Moll) Detweiler. Cliff was raised on a dairy farm in
Chalfont, Pa., and graduated from Central Bucks High School. He was a
veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the U. S. Army's 25th Infantry
Division as a Tank Driver. Cliff retired from the PECO after 27 years
of service. His love of history, especially the Civil War, prompted his
move to Gettysburg, where he served as a Licensed Gettysburg
Battlefield Guide for the past 14 years.
Cliff is survived by
his wife of 30 years, Carol J. (Schmidt) Detweiler; a niece, Elizabeth
and husband Guillermo; two nephews, Christopher and wife Becky and Hans
and wife Julieanne; six great nieces and nephews; and his
sister-in-law, Mary Jo Detweiler. He was predeceased by his two
half-brothers, William and Robert Detweiler.
will be held on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at 2 p.m. from St. Peter's
Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1530 Augsburg Dr., Hilltown, Pa. with Rev.
Joseph Varsanyi, officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Union
Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday at the church from
1-2 p.m. and on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at the Monahan
Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg. In lieu of flowers,
memorials can be made to the National Trust for Historical
Preservation, 2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20037
or The American Cancer Society, 924 N. Colonial Avenue, York, PA 17403.
Online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.
Cliff F. Detweiler - LBG #171
In Memory of ...
|April 17, 2014||Bob Frank||Badge #65|
|January 6, 2014||Woody Christ||Badge #20|
|December 6, 2013||Hans Henzel||Badge #38|
|October 15, 2013||Mark Strauch||Badge #251|
|October 2, 2013||John Weixel||Badge #225|
|June 19, 2013||Clyde R. Bell||Guide Supervisor|
|January 15, 2013||James W. Tate||Badge #53|
|March 31, 2012||David Gutknecht||Badge #221|
|December 11, 2011||Anthony Kellon||Badge #220|
|October 24, 2011||Paul C. Cooksey||Badge #31|
|April 15, 2011
|February 16, 2011
||Samuel R. McHenry, Jr.
|February 6, 2011
||Perry O. Pherson
|January 5, 2011
||George E. Shealer
|August 2, 2009||John Anthony "Tony" Brogan||Badge #129|
|May 15, 2009||Suzanne Harbach||Badge #6|
|January 1, 2009||Harmon Furney||Badge #51|
|November 1, 2008||Eugene McVicker||Badge #22|
|September 2007||Jack Wise||Badge #133|
|August 6, 2007||John O'Brien||Badge #109|
|April 21, 2007||Betty Weaver||Badge #1|
|April 2, 2007||Maxine Hartlaub||Badge #40|
|January 11, 2007||Louis Fischer||Badge #49|
|February 7, 2007||Becky Lyons||Assistant Guide Supervisor|
|December 15, 2006||Alan Crawford||Badge #108|
|September 4, 2006||Paul Burkholder||Badge #39|
|February 6, 2006||Druid Deitch||Badge #94|
|July 5, 2005||Donna Migdalski||Badge #60|
|April 24, 2005||Russell Cunningham||Badge #2|
|February 14, 2005||Richard L. Fox||Badge #19|