Dane Freedman Obituary

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Dane M. Freedman

September 13, 1988 - December 13, 2013
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Dane Michael David Freedman Dane Michael Freedman, 25, left this world on Friday December 13, 2013. Dane Michael is survived by his mother Donnamarie Freedman and his father Ronald Freedman of Camp Hill. Dane graduated from Camp Hill High School in 2007, and left for the Marine Corps. Dane Michael was proud to be a Marine and served a combat tour in lraq and a combat tour in Afghanistan as an adept machine gunner. While in the Marine Corps, Dane achieved the rank of Corporal and the following awards: Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (x2); Afghanistan Campaign Medal; lraq Campaign Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on...
Dane Michael David Freedman
Dane Michael Freedman, 25, left this world on Friday December 13, 2013. Dane Michael is survived by his mother Donnamarie Freedman and his father Ronald Freedman of Camp Hill. Dane graduated from Camp Hill High School in 2007, and left for the Marine Corps.
Dane Michael was proud to be a Marine and served a combat tour in lraq and a combat tour in Afghanistan as an adept machine gunner. While in the Marine Corps, Dane achieved the rank of Corporal and the following awards: Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (x2); Afghanistan Campaign Medal; lraq Campaign Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Combat Action Ribbon, Afghanistan; Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; NATO Medal-ISAF Afghanistan; Rifle Expert Badge.
Dane unfortunately could not leave the battle behind when he returned home from Afghanistan. He fought an internal battle with PTSD every day. Despite his brave face, Dane Michael took his own life to end that battle.
Dane Michael will always be remembered for his infectious smile and his ability to light up any room, his brave sense of adventure and his caring spirit. Fellow Marines have said that he was brave and always knew what to do and say to motivate them in times of trouble. ln his short 25 years of life, Dane touched the lives and souls of hundreds of people that are better for knowing him.
ln addition to his parents, Dane is survived by a large loving family that includes his sisters Rachelle Freedman, Nicole Freedman and Jessica Freedman all of Camp Hill; his brother Daniel Freedman, his wife Stephanie and their daughter Kady Grace of Carlisle and his sister Dr. Beth Freedman of Palmyra. His girlfriend Kristina Miller of Gardners; his paternal grandmother Ruth Freedman-Nicholson and her husband Nick; his maternal grandmother Thelma Sersch-Detwiler all of Camp Hill; his god parents, Lou and Julie Puliti; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Viewings will be held 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Wednesday, December 18, 2013 and 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Thursday, December 19, 2013, the Funeral Service will begin at 11:30 AM in the Neill Funeral Home, 3401 Market St., Camp Hill. Burial will follow at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dane Michael Freedman Suicide Scholarship Fund, C/O Integrity Bank, 3345 Market St., Camp Hill, PA 17011.

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