William P. Gardner

Born: Wed., Oct. 17, 1934
Died: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
Location: United Evangelical Lutheran Church


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William P. Gardner, 84, 2067 Sugar Run Road, Mill Hall passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Mt. Nittany Medical Center in State College. He was born in Lock Haven on October 17, 1934 to Howard I. and Shirley C. Kinley Gardner.

William was a 1953 graduate of the Lock Haven High School and served in the United States Marines from 1954 to 1958. He had been last employed as a maintenance worker at Lock Haven University, retiring after numerous years of service. Bill had been a very active member of the United Lutheran Evangelical Church in Lock Haven, having served on numerous committees. He enjoyed reading, watching television, listening to southern gospel and blue grass music, spending time with his family and his pet dog Serenity.

He was united in marriage on July 20, 1959 to the former Grace Slaugenwhite who passed away May 2, 2017.

William is survived by a son; Jeffrey S. Gardner, one granddaughter; Devin R. Gardner, one grandson: Shane M. Gardner, one Brother; Steven Gardner.

In addition to his wife, Bill was preceded in death by his brothers; James I. Gardner, Harold B. Gardner, and a sister; Gloria Gardner.

A memorial service for William P. Gardner will be held Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the United Evangelical Lutheran Church, 104 W. Church St., Lock Haven. Officiating will be Pastor Karl W. Runser.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in William’s name to the United Lutheran Evangelical Church, 104 W. Church St., Lock Haven, PA 17745 or the Ross Library, 232 W. Main St., Lock Haven, PA 17745.

Services are under the direction of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven.

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