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E. Ralph Garber

March 12, 1930 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 87)
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E. Ralph Garber, 87, of Elizabethtown, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2017.  Ralph was born on March 12, 1930 in a farmhouse outside Elizabethtown, PA.  He was the youngest of 4 children of the late Ezra Garber and the late Mary Stauffer Garber. 

He was the husband of the late Marion Sentz Garber of Manheim.  They were married 61 years.   Ralph always enjoyed the farm and was involved in the local farming community.  He established several small businesses, but his primary loves were for his God, for his wife and for his children. 

Surviving are three sons:  Steve, husband of Beverly Garber; John, husband of Marcia Garber and Joe, husband of Amy Garber. 

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 PM on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at Mount Calvary Church, 625 North Holly Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022, with a light lunch following the service.  Private interment was in Chiques Hill Cemetery, Manheim.  Arrangements have been entrusted with the Miller-Finkenbinder Funeral Home, 130 North Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA  17022, 717-367-1543.

Contributions may be made in Ralph’s memory to:  Caring Hospice of Central PA; 101 Good Drive; 1st Floor; Lancaster, PA 17603.

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Caring Hospice of Central PA
101 Good Drive, 1st Floor, Lancaster PA 17603

 Service Information

Memorial Service
October 22, 2017

1:30 PM
Mount Calvary Church
625 North Holly Street
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022

Private Interment

Chiques Hill Cemetery
4045 Sunnyside Road
Manheim, PA 17545

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