Gary L. Mausteller

Gary L. Mausteller, age 74, of Mifflinville passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Bloomsburg on September 9, 1948, he was a son of James W. and F. Madeline (Carr) Mausteller. Gary was a graduate of Central Columbia High School, class of 1966. He worked in the shipping department for Kawneer, retiring after 45 years.  

Gary was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mifflinville. He was a member of Mifflin Township Forest Rangers for over 50 years, where he was second generation of proud fire fighters and set an example for 2 more generations to follow. He was also a volunteer for Bloomsburg Ambulance Association. In his spare time Gary enjoyed woodworking and helping his wife with her quilt projects. He also liked traveling, especially to Venice, FL where he liked going to the Jetty to watch the boats.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 52 years, Patricia A. (Knelly) Mausteller; sons, David L. Mausteller and companion, Michele Owens, Mifflinville; Allen R. Mausteller and wife Tracy, Mifflinville; grandchildren, Laura Mausteller and Raychel Mausteller; siblings, Deborah Morris, Hetlerville; Jeffrey Mausteller and wife Carol, Elysburg; Tammy Detterbeck and husband Hans, Orangeville; brother-in-laws, David Zanoline, Hetlerville; Dale Knelly and wife Jane, Berwick; several nieces and nephews; aunts, uncles and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Zanoline; and brother-in-law, Robert Morris; and parents-in-law, Carl and Dorothy Knelly.

A funeral service will be held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck. Family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mifflinville Fire Truck Fundraiser. PO Box 451, Mifflinville, PA 18631.

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