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Michael D. Garber

1940 - 2020
Michael D. Garber Obituary

Michael D. Garber, 80, of 215 Sixth St., Weatherly, passed away Sunday in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Jo Ann (Kitchen) Garber.

Born Monday, June 17, 1940, in Weatherly, he was the son of the late Michael J. and Martha (Krupka) Garber.

Michael was also predeceased by his brother, Donald M. Garber.

Michael attended St. Nicholas Parochial School and graduated from Weatherly Area (Schwab) High School, Class of 1959. He retired from Hazleton National Bank and also worked at PQ Express, West Hazleton.

Michael was a coin collector and was affiliated with Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church, Weatherly. He was a former member of the Weatherly Lions Club.

Surviving are his brother, Richard Garber and his wife, Maryann, Hershey; sister, Gloria Eroh and her husband, Ronald, Weatherly; nieces, Laine Hoffman, Linda Petruska, Laurie Holland and Michele Sparich; and nephew, Jon Garber. Michael is also survived by several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Private services have been entrusted to Philip J. Jeffries Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 211 First St., Weatherly, 570-427-4231.

Interment will be held in Union Cemetery, Weatherly.

Memorials may be made to Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church, 335 Third St., Weatherly, PA 18255, or Helping Hands, 301 Rocky Road, Hazleton, PA 18201.

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