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Kenneth Bretz

February 19, 1937 — June 12, 2017

Kenneth Lee Bretz, 80, Carlisle, PA passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at his home. Ken was born February 19, 1937 in Monroe Twp., PA to the late William J. and Myrtle Mae Baker Bretz. Retired from EXCELL in New Kingstown, he was also a former employee of Frog & Switch. Kenneth was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #1299 and served in the US Air Force. He loved flowers and enjoyed working in his gardens.

Kenneth is survived by his wife of 55 years, Shirley I. (Ewing) Bretz and his son, Ray (Jean) Sloan of Abbottstown. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Tracey Sloan of Abbottstown and Ron Sloan of York and great granddaughter, Kayla Sloan of Abbottstown. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Jay and Paul Bretz and nephew, Billy Bretz. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be made to

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