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Charles Garman

June 19, 1939 — May 12, 2019

Charles R. "Pete" Garman, 79, of East Cocalico Twp., passed away on May 12, 2019 at his residence.

He was the husband of the late Joyce L. (Glass) Garman, who passed away on March 2, 2013.

Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Charles R. and Ruth (Balthaser) Garman.

Pete was employed for 35 years as a truck driver for Northeastern Distributor Co. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Lodge #1175. Pete will be remembered for his love of sports; he also loved visiting with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his children: Cheryl A. Klein wife of Patrick J. of Mohnton and Todd C. Garman, husband of Tamatha M. of Denver. Also surviving are grandchildren Kate, Nate, Rachel, Kyle, Taylor, and Hunter and sister: Dolores Wells of Reading.

Funeral Services will be held at Harmony United Methodist Church, 740 Harmony Road, Morgantown, on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 11:00AM. The family will receive friends and relatives at church from 10-11:00AM. The interment will immediately follow the service in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215

Whelan-Schwartz Funeral Home of Reading is in charge of arrangements; online condolences may be made at


Harmony United Methodist Church
740 Harmony Road
Morgantown, PA 19543

Thursday, May 16, 2019
11:00 AM
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