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Gary A. Lacken Obituary


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“He was a terrific man and a man of pure gentleness and sincerity. I will miss him. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Andrea Buto - Moosic, PA

“Kathy, I was sorry read in the Dispatch about the passing of your dad. I am praying for you and your family. I fondly remembering all our great...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Drake Rosser - Millersville, MD

“Gary was a very good and gentle man! When I was living in Barryville, NY, and working at New Hope Manor, Gary and I had a few great conversations...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Sister Marie Cecilia Landis, S.C.C. - NJ

“We just heard of Gary's passing, we will miss him. Gary was the Realtor who sold us our house 29 years ago. He was not just a Realtor but a friend!...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Jim & Darlene Brislin - PA

“I came to know Gary many years ago as a member of the Pike County Builders Association.He was such a nice guy and so helpful. May God Bless. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Bette Eagan - Milford, PA

“R.I.P. Gary, you were a great Realtor to do business with and a fine man...I will Miss You... MaryAnn Gilpin. Chant Realtors ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: MaryAnn Gilpin - Milford, PA

“R.I.P. Gary, you were a great Realtor to do business with and a fine man...I will Miss You... MaryAnn Gilpin. Chant Realtors ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: MaryAnn Gilpin - Milford, PA

“R.I.P. Gary, you were a great Realtor to do business with and a fine man...I will Miss You... MaryAnn Gilpin. Chant Realtors ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: MaryAnn Gilpin - Milford, PA

“We were sorry to hear of Gary's passing. He was a special friend and classmate. We have fond memories of our time in school. With sympathy, NHS...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Kinney - Newton, NJ

“Gary was an all around great guy! Though we did not see him often, we will miss his spirit. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Marge & Frank Quinn - Milford, PA

“Rhonda, I can not begin to express how sorry I am of Gary passing. You both have held a special place in my heart. I have so many memories of us...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Jennifer Strickler - Matamoras, PA

“Rhonda, I can not begin to express how sorry I am of Gary passing. You both have held a special place in my heart. I have so many memories of us...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Jennifer Strickler - Matamoras, PA

“Rhonda and Family, I feel a great loss with the passing of Gary. He was always a nice guy with all my dealings with him.GOD Bless. Roy ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Roy Hull - Dingmans Ferry, PA

“I have been beside myself with grief over the loss of my cousin, Gary; I am sending healing, loving prayers to the family in this most difficult time...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Darlene Yax - Taylor, MI

“Rhonda, We are so very sorry to hear of Gary's passing. His knowing that you were always by his side brought him much comfort and peace. Now he is...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Bob and Donna Wyrwa - NJ - Friend

“Rhonda and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I never met Gary but heard so much about him from Patty and Rhonda. The stories were of a very...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Thelma tone - Randolph,NJ, NJ


Gary A. Lacken, 69, of Greeley, Pennsylvania, died Monday, July 8, 2013, after a short illness, at Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, New Jersey. Born in Newton, Mr. Lacken resided in Milford, Pennsylvania before moving to Greeley, Pennsylvania. He was an award winning football player and graduate of Newton High School, Class of 1962. He then attended East Stroudsburg University, where he received his Bachelor's Degree. After college, he taught history. A Real Estate Broker for 45 years, Mr. Lacken was licensed in three states, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York, and was the owner of Gary Lacken Real Estate - Century 21, in Milford, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pike/Wayne County Association of Realtors. Mr. Lacken loved taking day trips, exploring new places and meeting new people. He enjoyed experimenting with canning foods. Mr. Lacken was a deeply religious person and was devoted to helping people. The son of the late Willard G. Lacken, Sr., Mr. Lacken is survived by his wife, Rhonda, of Greeley; his mother, Helen Lacken of Newton; daughter, Katherine Lacken of Abington, Pennsylvania; brother, Willard G. Lacken, Jr and his wife, Vivienne, of Blairstown; his beloved cat Rosey; and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, New Jersey.

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