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C. Elaine (Gates) Junstrom

December 20, 1946 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 70)

C. Elaine (Gates) Junstrom

Loving Sister, Aunt, and Friend -

C. Elaine (Gates) Junstrom, age 70, of Mechanicsburg, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 25, 2017.  Elaine was born on Friday, December 20, 1946 in Mechanicsburg to the late Paul Revere Gates and Merle Yvonne Gates.  In addition to her parents, Elaine is preceded in death by her sister, Phoebe Gates.

Elaine’s survivors include her sister, Janet Gates of Dillsburg; her niece, Heidi Brutko and her husband, Paul, of Carlisle; her aunt and uncle; and many cousins.

Elaine’s family will be remembering her life privately.  Cremation was private.

Contributions in celebration of Elaine’s life can be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania (HCP), 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110,

Elaine’s family has entrusted her care to Myers – Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Elaine’s full obituary, view her picture, and sign her official guest book at

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