|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1922|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 2011|
Dorothy A. Garber, 88, Brookes Mills, Hollidaysburg RD, went home to be with the Lord Thursday evening at her residence after an extended illness.
She was born in Wilmore, daughter of the late Joseph and Martha (Lingafelt) Noel. She married Leroy P. Garber on April 24, 1940, and he died Oct. 8, 1990.
Surviving are 10 children: Mary M. Foor and husband, Ronald, of Bedford, Leroy P. Jr. and wife, Becky, in Florida, Richard T. and wife, Mary, in New Hampshire, Charles W. Sr. and wife, Suzanne, of Puzzletown, Christine Post and husband, James, of Hollidaysburg, Cathy of Hollidaysburg, Nancy D. Piper and husband, Clinton, of Puzzletown, Robin L. Ritchey and husband, Jay, of Blue Knob, Betty K. Yingling and companion, James Lolas Sr., of Hollidaysburg and Mark A. of Lancaster; 25 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, John L.; a granddaughter, April Grasser; a son-in-law, Larry Yingling; five brothers: William, George, Arthur, Blair and Joseph; and three sisters: Mary, Alberta and Grace. She was the last surviving member of her family.
Dorothy retired from the Hollidaysburg Area School District in 1985 after 18 years of service and previously had been employed at Price's Poultry. She was an active member of Vicksburg Grace Brethren Church and enjoyed volunteering at Camp Mantowagan and Camp Joy-El. She enjoyed sewing, baking, cake decorating, flowers, feeding the birds and sending cards to family and friends. She was the head of the "Tuesday Girls."
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at Vicksburg Grace Brethren Church, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, by Pastor Roger Myers. Interment will follow in Newry Lutheran Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dorothy's memory may be given to Camp Mantowagan, P.O. Box 95, Camp Lane, Saxton, PA 16678.
Arrangements are by Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring (www.thompsonfh.com).
Joseph Paul Noel (1888 - 1952)
Martha G Lingafelt Noel (1888 - 1962)
Leroy P. Garber (1919 - 1990)*
Blair A Noel (1915 - 1988)*
Arthur T Noel (1917 - 1945)*
Dorothy A. Noel Garber (1922 - 2011)
Newry Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Warren Eastright
Record added: Sep 08, 2011
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