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Marie A. (Giandalia) Herner, 68

May 11, 2019

Marie A. (Giandalia) Herner, 68, of Dover, PA formerly of Lancaster, PA passed away at York Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, May 11, 2019. She was born in Lancaster to the late Maria (Crapanzano) and John Giandalia. She was the loving wife to Al Herner for over 47 years.

Marie graduated from Millersville University with bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She enjoyed substitute teaching at various area schools. Marie enjoyed baking and cooking. She was an avid reader and an exceptional storyteller. She loved going on family trips to the Jersey shore. Most of all she loved raising her family and cherished spending time with them, remembering every special moment was an extraordinary gift. Her wonderful sense of humor and laugh will be remembered by all those who knew and loved her.

In addition to her husband, Al, Marie is survived by her son, John (Amy) of Milford, NH and 3 Grandchildren: Thomas, Andrew and Ella; her siblings: Joseph Giandalia of Landisville, James Giandalia of Mountville, Carmela Kemper of Arizona, Rosalie Giandalia of Lancaster and Ross Giandalia (Doug Tankesley) of Lancaster as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Marie was preceded in death by her son, Michael Herner.

A viewing will take place from 10 AM to 11 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM with The Rev. Daniel K. Richards as Celebrant, on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 501 E. Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17602. Interment in Conestoga Memorial Park will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Asana Hospice and Palliative Care, 4813 Jonestown Road, Suite 201, Harrisburg, PA 17109 or St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements entrusted to Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 414 E. King St., Lancaster, PA 17602. 717-393-9661

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May 17, 2019

My condolences to your family.  I remember Marie fondly as a good friend in high school.  She was a kind and loving person.  I regret that we lost touch over the years.  She will be missed. 
Donna Kilgore

May 15, 2019

We would like to send our condolences to the Herner and Giandalia family. May she rest in peace.
Bernard Lowell
Deanie Offenbacher and family

May 14, 2019

To Al, John, Amy and The Giandalia Family
I was very saddened to learn of Marie’s passing. I had been so hoping to see her at the 50 th class reunion and catch up.I have so many fond memories from high school and after graduation to include our weddings . The last call I made with the number I had said it was not in service. We have been living in FL. since 2012. May she Rest In Peace with Michael and the rest of the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.
Mary Starkman
 
 

May 14, 2019

Dear Al, John, Amy and family and the entire Giandalia Family:  I am so very, very sorry for your loss.  Marie and I were best of friends thru elementary school and high school and even for awhile after we graduated.  We didn’t see each other much after we both married but kept in touch via notes/letters in our annual Christmas cards.  Marie had such a wonderful sense of humor and could tell a story like no one else could.  She will be missed.  Please accept my sincere condolences and take comfort in knowing she is at peace and retunited with her son, Michael, and all of her loved ones who have gone before her, and she rests in the arms of our Lord.  My thoughts and prayers are with you all.  Sincerely, Carolyn (Shoemaker) Brown

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
501 E. Orange Street
Lancaster, PA
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