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Bruce R. Garman

Died: Wed., Jan. 23, 2013

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Jan. 26, 2013
Location: Church

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Garman, Bruce R., 67, Windber, died January 23, 2013 in Mechanicsburg, PA.  Born July 25, 1945, in Johnstown. Son of the late Philip and Pearl (Miller) Garman. Preceded in death by brother Larry Garman and sister-in-law Shirley (Ullery) Garman.  Survived by loving wife of 41 years, Sharon M. (Thomas) Garman; son, Thomas (Wendy Blue) Garman, Mount Wolf, PA, and their children Greta, Gracen, and Griffin; daughter, Christine (Michael) Bennese, Mechanicsburg, PA, and their children Erin and Andrew. Survived also by many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Member of Scalp Level Church of the Brethren.  He was retired from Sears after 34 years service and also retired from Walmart.  Bruce loved spending time with his grandchildren and his grandchildren loved their Pappy.  At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing, however, family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Saturday at 10:00 AM at Scalp Level Church of the Brethren, Rev. Ronald St. Clair, pastor, officiating. Interment at Headricks Union Cemetery.  Family is being served by the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland.  (Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com)

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Eric Anderson
   Posted Fri January 25, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Garman's. I only met Bruce a couple of times. But he was a wonderful man. He always seemed very happy. I was so sorry to hear about this news....

Phyllis & dennis Weaver
   Posted Fri January 25, 2013
Sharon and all the family,
I am keeping you all in my prayers. I know there are so many crazy things happening in your lives. Hold on to all the happy memories of Bruce and know that God will give you strength to see this through. I am so sorry I am not there, but you are constantly on my mind and in my prayers.

Kevin Gabrovsek
   Posted Fri January 25, 2013
Mrs. Garman, Tom, Wendy, Christine, and Family,
I am very sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of the days me and Tom played over your house many years ago. Mr. Garman was always willing to lend me and Tom a hand with our projects in his workshop. Thinking of all of you.

Marcia Blue
   Posted Fri January 25, 2013
So Sorry to hear of your loss! I pray God will comfort you and give you strength these next few days and weeks ahead.

Gloria Hemminger
   Posted Fri January 25, 2013
My most sincere condolences to the Bruce Garman family. I had the priveledge of knowing Bruce from working at Sears Service Center. He was a very nice and quiet man. May God give you peace at this difficult time.


Gloria Hemminger

Katie Hollis
   Posted Fri January 25, 2013
Tom, Wendy, Mrs. Garman and the entire Family
Please accept our condolences for the loss of Bruce. I also worked with Bruce at Wal-Mart. He was a wonderful man. he always kept me updated on Wendy and Tom. He will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. God Bless.
The Hollis Family

Del Keeney
   Posted Fri January 25, 2013
Sharon, to you and your family, I offer my prayers for God's presence as you walk through this difficult and abrupt experience of loss. You will continue to be in my thoughts as you journey through these days and as you seek to support each other through the days ahead.

Yours in Christ,

Pastor Del Keeney
Mechanicsburg Church of the Brethren

Lisa Keys
   Posted Sat January 26, 2013
I am so very sorry to read of your Dad's passing Christine. I fondly remember spending time with your family back in the day. I can not imagine what you and your family are going through right now. Please accept my sincere sympathies. Hugs to you.

Brian Matchik
   Posted Sun January 27, 2013
Dear Sharon/Tom/Christine and family:

I'm so very sorry for your loss. I pray
that Almighty God blesses you and your
families and grants you His peace and comfort
at this very difficult time.


Beverly (Thomas) Cunningham
   Posted Fri February 15, 2013
Sharon and Family,

I just found out from Mom (Margaret) last week that Bruce passed away. I am so sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


James and Darla Gearig
   Posted Tue December 31, 2013
Tom, Wendy and Garman Family
We offer our deepest condolences for your loss. I did not know Mr Garman, but i worked with Tom at Owens-Illinois in Toledo. Tom is a great person to know, so i am sure he is a reflection of his father. Our sincere prayers are with you during this difficult time. Jim and Darla Gearig

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