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Gale C. Hess (Walter)

September 14, 1937 — February 21, 2019

Gale C. (Walter) Hess of Exeter Township passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019, peacefully at home with her husband by her side. Born September 14, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Hulda (Searfoss) Walter. She graduated from Exeter High School in 1956 and was the wife of Dale R. Hess. They were married July 10, 1961 and would have celebrated 58 years of marriage. Gale was a stay at home mom, a great wife, mother and grandmother who put everyone before herself. She loved her dog Lola, shopping, day trips and eating out. In addition to her husband she is survived by her twin daughters Robyn Dale wife of Tucker Mengel and Kimberly Gale wife of Brett Osborne, both of Exeter Township; grandsons Dale Joshua Mengel husband of Alexa, and Joshua Brett Osborne, both of Exeter. She is also survived by her brother Thomas J. Walter, Mohrsville and predeceased by sister Madaline Delucia and brother James Anders. Services are private. Memorial contributions may be made in Gale's name to Central PA Horse Rescue, 100 Spangler Road, Lewisberry, PA 17339. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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