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Wallace W. Gurden

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Wallace was born on August 2, 1934 and passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Wallace was a resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Born and raised in Mount Holly, N.J. he was born August 2, 1934, to William and Leona (Schemelia) Gurden and graduated from Mount Holly High School in 1952 before enlisting in the Army.

Mr. Gurden was a highly decorated Army veteran who earned the prestigious Legion of Merit among numerous other medals and commendations during his 26-year career, retiring as a Command Sgt.

Interment will follow at Brig.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to VFW Post 2692, 199 South Ave., Mount Holly, N.J. 08060 or American Legion Post 294, 39 Fort Dix Rd., Pemberton, N.J. 08068.