W. Eugene "Gene" Enck Jr., 67, of Frederick, Md., died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle.

Born Aug. 23, 1944, in Carlisle, he was a son of the late Wilbur Eugene Sr. and Anna Maye Grove Enck.

He was a 1963 graduate of Carlisle High School and also a graduate of Harrisburg Area Community College with an associate degree.

Gene retired from PPL after 34 years of service as a distribution engineer. He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Carlisle Fish and Game Commission and the Mechanicsburg Club. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union.

Surviving are three sons, William Eugene Enck (and wife, Jessica) of Mechanicsburg, Brian Michael Enck (and wife, Melissa) of Mechanicsburg and Michael Joseph Enck (and wife, Nicole) of Camp Hill; two sisters, June Egolf (and husband, Kenneth) of Carlisle and Karen Crum (and husband, John) of Wilmington, Del.; his six loving grandchildren, Lexis, Ryan, Mikey, Connor, Finnegan and Lyla; and ex-wife, Karen Enck of Carlisle.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Charles A. Brophy officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Churchtown.

A viewing will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church.

Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 E. High St., Carlisle, PA 17013; or the National Brain Tumor Society, 124 Watertown St., Suite 2D, Watertown, MA 02472.

To sign the guest book, visit www.hoffmanroth.com.

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I miss you so much, Gene. You were the best brother. I admired you so much. With all your back pain and brain tumor, you never complained or felt sorry for yourself. I'll miss your infectious smile, our visits in Hanover, going antiquing, and our long phone calls. I treasure the book you gave to me for Christmas one year - Living Christmas Every Day. That's how you lived your life. Until we meet again, you'll live in my heart. I love you!

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