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Frank J. Gach
Frank J. Gach

Frank J. Gach, a master carpenter whose expertly constructed bookcases and shelves were highly prized by bibliophiles and college libraries, died Aug. 13 of complications from dementia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The former longtime Randallstown resident was 94. The son of a coal miner and a homemaker, Mr. Gach was born and raised in Glen Campbell, Pa., where he graduated from high school. Mr. Gach's expertise in carpentry began at an early age. When he was 16, he built a barn on his family's property that stood for 50 years, family members said. After leaving home in 1934, Mr. Gach traveled with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus working as a roustabout. ...