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Jesse L. Gansen

July 8, 1981 ~ June 27, 2019 (age 37)


Jesse L. Gansen, 37, formerly of Florida, of Bedford, died on June 27, 2019 at home.  Born July 8, 1981 in Akron, OH, son of Timothy L. Gansen and Christine (Risley) Smith.

Preceded in death by his father Timothy Lee Gansen and grandmother Neva Butler. 

Survived by mother Christine and father Ronald B. Smith, siblings Lisa Braden (Mark); Tim Smith (Donna); Shannon Smith (Michelle); Wes Smith; Tanisha Caudle (Greg); Shannon Bagstad (Rick); Tim Gansen; and Sean Steinberg. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and his brothers in arms.

Jesse was a 1999 graduate of Basic High School, Las Vegas. He was a decorated combat Navy Veteran, serving two tours in Iraq, earning many distinguished titles and honors.  He was a loving son, brother, cousin, and friend to all.

All arrangements are private.

Funeral services entrusted to Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Johnstown PA 15905.

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