Gary F. “Bear” Apker

November 14, 1953 ~ July 27, 2022 (age 68)


      Gary F. "Bear" Apker passed away in his Linden home on July 27, 2022.
      He was born Nov. 14, 1953, the son to the late Raymond and Ruth "Elsie" (McCloskey) Apker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a fiancé, Carolyn Barner.
      He leaves behind a son, Gary Jr. and his wife, Megan of Williamsport; 2 grandchildren, Gavin and Chandra; and a sister, Lana (Apker) Kline and her husband, John Kline.
      Gary enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and proudly shared an MC brotherhood….WFFW.
Gary’s interests encompassed all things that go fast...muscle cars, NASCAR and top fuel Harley Davidson drag racing.
      A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, Aug. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore.

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Memorial Gathering
August 12, 2022

5:00 PM
Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home & F. B. Welker Monument Company
125 North Main Street
Jersey Shore, PA 17740

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