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Donald A. Girts

Donald A. Girts, 58, Laconia, died at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at his home.
Born Aug. 3, 1948, in Harrisburg, Pa., he was the son of the late William Henry and Harriett Elizabeth Wolfe Girts.
He was a brick mason, a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of American Legion in Elizabeth.
Survivors include four sons, Jason Girts of Shepherdsville, Ky., Gary Ford of Palmyra, Lee Hope of Texas, and Joshua Embry of New Albany; two daughters, Elizabeth Girts of New Albany and Deborah Ford of Palmyra; a brother, Glenn Girts of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Pearl and Sis, both of Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Memorial service: Thursday, Oct. 5, at Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service in New Albany.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the American Legion in Elizabeth.

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