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GILSON-SHELLENBERGER WED: John I. Gilson weds Jessie Shellenberger at Blytheville Presbyterian Church July 13, 1944. (L-R) Rev. Harvey T. Kidd, Edward L. Dembecki, St. Sgt. John Gilson, Jessie Shellenberger Gilson, Mrs. Edward Dembecki (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/9/13 - Image Year: 1945

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Jessie Elizabeth Shellenberger Gilson died peacefully at her home in Mechanicsburg on Friday, April 13, 2012.

She was born July 16, 1924 in Olive Twp., in Perry County, PA the daughter of the late Loraine Olin Shellenberger and Esther (Schwab) Shellenberger.

Jessie was a graduate of the Port Royal High School and Lancaster Business College and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Camp Hill.

She was predeceased by her son William Fritz Gilson. Surviving is her husband of 68 years, John I. Gilson, a daughter, Pamela Gilson Kelley, and five grandchildren; Hannah, Lauren and Jessie Gilson; Megan and Susannah Kelley.

Services were held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes to be remembered in prayer.

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted by Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 9/28/14 - Image Year: 1993
TVHS CLASS OF 1942 HOLDS REUNION IN 1993: (Stop 35 - July 10, 1993) (Seated l-r) Marjorie R. Esh, Margaret (Rice) Welshonse, Edie (Snyder) Phillips, Mary (Towsey) Best, Betty (Miller) Hearn, Dorothy (Gilson) Baker; (Second Row) Joy (Shafer) Forrest, Dorothy (Harlan) Drolsbaugh, Leone (Goodman) McKee, Jessie (Shellenberger) Gilson, Jeraldine (Lytle) Randolph, Sarah Leonard; (Back Row) Bud Hower, Hubert Parsons, Harold Boyer, George Eby

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