Obituary for Janet M. Garrison (Deimler)
Janet M. Deimler Garrison, 84, of the Frey Village Retirement Center, Middletown, and formerly of Hoernerstown, passed away Friday, January 13, 2017, in the home.
Born in Hoernerstown on September 9, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Florence M. Conrad Deimler.
Janet was a loyal and dedicated secretary for Plouse Machine Shop for 32 years. She was a 1950 graduate of the former Hummelstown High School. Janet was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hoernerstown. Along with her late husband, Robert, she was a member of the former Paxton Promenaders Square Dancing Club. Janet loved many things in life but her greatest treasures were her family. Alzheimer’s robbed her from knowing some of them but she loved them with all her heart and soul.
In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert E. Garrison on October 13, 2015; and a brother, James L. Deimler on March 30, 1982.
Janet is survived by two daughters, Jan M. Geesaman wife of James of Campbelltown, and Debbie J. Stevens of Palmyra; one son, Paul W. Garrison husband of Dawn of Elizabethtown; one sister, Irma I. Mengel of Hummelstown; seven grandchildren, Jill (Geesaman) and Scott Buchle, Jennifer (Geesaman) and Greg Stiller, Jodi (Gessaman) and Ben Unger, Molly (Stevens) and Pete Shoemaker, Bryn (Stevens) and DJ Johnston, Jessica (Garrison) and TJ Worner, and James Garrison; and eight great grandchildren, Meghan and Alex Buchle, Zachary and Justin Stiller, Dylan and Rachael Unger, Avery and Addison Shoemaker, and Amelia Worner.
A service of remembrance will be held at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 158 South Hoernerstown Road, Hummelstown, PA on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Martha S. Boyd, her pastor, officiating.
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests to have memorial contributions sent to St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 158 South Hoernerstown Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036; or to the Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association, South Central PA Chapter, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.