Gordon Masincupp, 93, died on May 3, 2014 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, WV.
He was born to Carl and Harriet Tucker Masincupp on August 26, 1920.
He was predeceased by his brothers, William and Byron and his longtime companion, Mary Hubbard.
He grew up in the Washington, D.C. area, living in Virginia and Maryland. He spent 19 months in the U.S. Army as a machine gunner with the 318th Infantry Regiment of the 80th “Blue Ridge” Division during WWII. He was awarded the European Campaign Medal with Three Battle Stars and a Purple Heart. After many years in Bethesda, MD, he moved to Lancaster, PA, where he could take advantage of the golf course next door.
A lifelong baseball fan and sports enthusiast, he also spent time keeping up handwritten correspondence with far-flung friends and family and sharing the family genealogy and photos with the younger generations.
He is survived by his daughters, Donna Glass and husband Richard, and Marilyn Iodice; his grandchildren, Laura Glass, Sally Glass Schmidt and husband Paul, Jane Glass, Jenny Glass Larson and husband Justin, Dominic lodice and wife Trista, and Samantha Iodice; his great-grandchildren, Gordon Maxwell Schmidt, Julia Schmidt, Lauren Iodice, Kathryn Iodice, and Ace Larson; Mary Hubbard’s children, Karen Carmichael and husband Richard, Jeffrey Hubbard and wife Cissy, and Daniel Hubbard and wife Marian; and Mary Hubbard’s grandchildren, Jackie Piersol, Emily Mackie and husband Chad, Jen Thelan and husband Jason, Garth Somerville and wife Jenny, and Joanne Hubbard; and good friend Jackie Nagle.
After a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on June 20, 2014 at St. Matthew’s in Wheeling.
He will be interred at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.