Obituaries

Peter Garner, 21

January 23, 2018

Peter Garner, cherished son and beloved brother, 21, found peace on January 23, 2018. Son of Sue and Dave Garner, Peter graduated Warwick High School in 2014 and went on to receive a degree in photography from the Antonelli Institute. Peter was a talented artist and loved to write, draw, paint, and photograph his friends.
Peter will be remembered for his adventurous spirit and his ability to make friends every where that he went. He traveled cross country from Pennsylvania to California and even adventured to Cuba. Peter spent a lot of time outdoors and used nature as his inspiration for photography and painting. His adventures led him to explore Acadia and Sequoia National Park and spend much time in Philly.
Peter was the epitome of someone who marched to the beat of his own drum and surrounded himself with friends who, much like himself, embraced their free spirits. Even though he was extremely outgoing and dearly loved his friends, Peter also cherished the moments where he could sit with a cup of coffee, people watch, and focus on his art.
Peter had a big heart and loved to help those in need. He was devoted to his friends and family. He was always there for his brothers, Colin and Eric, who consider Peter to be their best friend. Peter loved going on trips with his family to their cabin and to the “beach house”.
He is survived by his parents, Sue and Dave Garner, brothers, Colin and Eric Garner, grandparents D. Eugene Garner, Ellie Garner, and P. Markley “Mark” Heston, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is predeceased by his grandmothers, the late Gayle Garner and Rachel Heston.
A viewing will be held Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory at 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543 from 6PM to 8PM. Services will continue on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Grace Church in Lititz, located at 501 W Lincoln Ave, Lititz, PA 17543. Friends and family may call at the church from 10AM-12PM with services starting at 12PM. Interment at Witness Park will follow services. Guests are also invited to join friends and family for a luncheon at Grace Church following interment. In lieu of flowers, the family will be establishing a scholarship fund in remembrance of Peter. Please donate to the Peter Garner Scholarship Fund at Fulton Bank, Attention Paul Stetter, 1713 W. Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522.

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February 15, 2018

We are so sorry for your loss…our condolences go out to you and your whole family at this time.
The Williams Family-Craig, Theresa, Alyssa and husband Justin

February 04, 2018

I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for peace and courage in the days ahead. May God cimport you through His Word, family and friends and the precious memories you have of Peter. Elaine Whiteman 

February 03, 2018

We just learned of your beloved son’s passing tonight. There are no words to describe how sorry and saddened we are for your loss. Please know that we are praying for your family.  Love, The Eckerts (Tina, Bob, Timothy, Michael and Eric)

February 02, 2018

 We are so sorry for your loss of this special young man. It is impressive how Peter found such joy in his art and life. This is something to be proud of. We are with you in spirit today, hoping and praying for a sence of peace for all of the Garner family.  The Baums (Harley, Nancy, Tim, Phoebe & Todd)

February 02, 2018

My deepest condolences go out to the Garner Family.  It’s obvious that Peter was a special young man who brought a lot of joy and inspiration to the world.  I can tell by the way his father talked about him and by the words written to describe him he was deeply loved.  My family’s thoughts and prayers are with you.
With Deepest Sympathy,
Rob Muller

January 29, 2018

Hi I’m KC”s mom Kaitlin Ross who loved sharing photography and life with Peter. She has experienced many losses over the past 3 months and couldn’t research or reach out when she heard of Peters. She shared with me the  connection they had with photography, togetherness in Lititiz and Phily. Shhe is also a free spirit and will miss him for all the adventures  they won’t get to have.  We are sorry for your  loss, the write up you have is a wonderful tribute. His passing is unfortunate and a loss for all who loved him. Mmy prayers and thoughts are with you all. Sincerely, Kathy Ross Lititz PA 

January 29, 2018

So sorry for your loss. My daughter (fairly) recently met Pete. She had nothing but kind memories. 
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.

January 29, 2018

Our most heartfelt sympathy for your loss. No parent should ever have to bury their child – especially at such a young age. We pray that Peter’s memory will always remain with you and that you find strength and peace knowing that he is in the Kingdom of God now painting his beautiful pictures in Heaven.  
– Matt and Lori

January 29, 2018

We are all heartbroken for your family and will continue to lift you all up with prayers to get through this. Prayers for peace, patience, understanding, healing and love for your entire family. Love, the Longs -Shawn, Jess, Kelly, Ryan, Claire and Grace 

January 29, 2018

Sue, Dave, Colin and Eric,
We were so very sorry to hear of the loss of your dear, sweet Peter.
Please know our thoughts and prayers are with all of you and your family.
May your faith and God’s love and grace bring you peace at this very difficult time.
With Sympathy, Nancy and Scott Kauchick and family

January 29, 2018

Dave, Sue and Family,  I’m so sorry to hear this sad news. I will be thinking of you and praying for your whole family. Lisa Eckman

January 29, 2018

My heart goes out with deep sympathy to the family of this young man. I know how heartbreaking it is to lose a loved one, especially at such a young age. I do hope that you are able to find some comfort in the caring thoughts of friends, the love of family, and in your sweet memories of Peter. May you also find comfort in the assurance that “God is near to those who are brokenhearted and crushed in spirit” (Psalm 34:18). May you receive the strength you need to endure this difficult time. Please accept my sincere condolences. L. Morgans

January 28, 2018

Very sorry to hear of your loss.
My heart goes out to your entire family at this time.
Hoping you can some how find peace.
Dan Long

January 28, 2018

So sorry to hear the news, our hearts go out to you and the boys.  Please know our love and prayers are with you now and always.
Curt & Kim Eshleman

January 27, 2018

Sue, Dave, Colin and Eric,
Please accept our deepest sympathies in the loss of your very precious Peter.
There are really no words, but know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Michelle, Mike, Collin and Clayton Dimitris

January 27, 2018

To Sue, Dave, Colin, Eric, and family,
 We are so very sorry over the loss of your dear Peter. Our deepest condolences go out to you all at this very sad time. We remember Peter fondly, years ago as part of the neighborhood kids running freely from yard to yard, from sandbox to swingset, just the way it should be. Peter was funny, charming, and mischievous. His extraordinary spirit will be greatly missed by all. May the love of your family surround you and give you strength and peace in the days ahead. 
With heartfelt sympathy, the Hutchins family.
 
 
 
 

January 27, 2018

Dear Sue, Dave, Colin, and Eric, 
We are so very saddened to learn of Peter’s death. He always seemed to be a boy who was a vibrant, yet gentle, soul. The memory that jumps to mind when thinking of Peter is of looking out of our front window and watching him fly by on his bike…doing a handstand on the handle bars! It seemed so fitting for his nature. He was such a unique individual, who apparently became a very talented young man. We wish peace to your family, and hope that in time you can find comfort in your memories.   Becki, Dennis, and Adam Ocker

January 27, 2018

Sue, Dave, Colin and Eric, 
My heart goes out to each and everyone of you. The loss of your beloved son and brother is devastating. Our Lord will be with you and will comfort you. Please always reach out whenever anyone of you must. Lean on others for support. With heartfelt sympathy, Tina Nuss

January 27, 2018

Sue, Dave, Eric and Colin,
Please accept my condolences on Peter’s passing. I didn’t have the pleasure of knowing him, but “looking at his life” in print, I can see that he was extraordinary and very well loved. 
I pray that God’s grace, mercy, peace, love and compassion will guide you all through this very difficult time , now and in the future.
Love and blessings,
Cynthia Shreiner 

January 26, 2018

So sorry for your loss. May the peace of our Lord comfort you and your family in this difficult time.

January 26, 2018

Dave, Sue and Family – This really hit me hard. Very sorry for your family and the loss of such a great guy so early.  Thinking about you and sending prayers.  Todd Myers (Warwick 1982) and family.
 

January 26, 2018

i miss him 

January 26, 2018

Dear Sue and Dave and family,  Our deepest condolences on the passing of your precious young son. We pray God’s special ministrations for you. May you find peace despite the unspeakable pain.
Sharon and Jack Yoder

January 26, 2018

Sue and Dave and boys,
I am so very sad and sorry for your loss.  We are thinking of you.  We have not seen Peter in years but when he was a young boy he was very sweet and polite and kind.  That is how we will remember him.
Our deepest sympathy,
The Braggs
 

January 26, 2018

Dave and Sue and rest of Garner family – so sorry for the loss of Peter – am sure grandmas are holding him in their arms.  Thoughts and prayers during this difficult time – hang on tight to the memories  – Love Peanut and Ron
 

January 26, 2018

Dear Garner Family,
I am hearbroken at this news.  You have a wonderful family, and I am thankful and honored that I have had the opporunity to know each one of the Garner boys, Peter, Colin, and Eric. I will keep all of you in prayer as you process the loss of this special young man.
Jen Poletti

January 26, 2018

What a kind and sweet young man.  So sorry for your loss.
Karen Polett 

January 26, 2018

Our deepest sympathies and love to all of you ❤️The Appel family 

January 26, 2018

Dave, Sue, Eric, and Colin,
We offer our deepest sympathies to you on the loss of Peter.  Our hearts ache for you and pray that the sweet memories you have of Peter will help get you through this very difficult time.  Our thoughts and prayers will remain with you and your entire family.
The Poliski Family

January 26, 2018

Prayers and hugs to you & your family, Sue.
Love,
          Roy & Anita Clouser

January 26, 2018

Heaven has gained an Angel. Peter, you are so Loved and Missed. 
Sue, Dave, Colin and Eric… Peter will live forever in your hearts and lives because you will always carry him with you where ever you go and with whatever you do. My heart breaks for you all. You continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Peace and Love, Ruth

January 26, 2018

I want to offer your family my deepest sympathy. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. – Cory Minnich

January 26, 2018

Dave — you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.  Prayers for you all to find the strengthen to survive and to be able to comfort each other. 
Lisa Necowitz

January 26, 2018

Oh Sue and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I will hold you in my heart as I pray that the Holy Spirit comfort you and bring you peace that passes understanding. ❤️🙏

January 26, 2018

Dear Garner Family,
     We have no idea what you must be going through in losing one of the most important compasses in your life and there are so few comforting words when you need them most. Although we have no words that can take away your sorrow, please know that all of us here at the zulily Reno FC are thinking of you during this most difficult time in your life. Please accept our deepest and most sincere condolances. 
                                                                                                     zulily Reno FC Team.

January 26, 2018

Extending our sincerest condolences to your family.  Please know you are in our prayers.
The Ensinger Family

January 26, 2018

Prayers for your family.  So very sorry for the loss of your sweet son.  — Lisa Plucinski

January 26, 2018

Heart felt condolences to Peter’s family. 

January 26, 2018

Sue, Dave, Colin, Eric & Family- 
I am so very sorry.
I remember Peter as such a sweet curly headed little boy at John Beck Elementary and then as a dynamic, social young man in high school.  Just like his brothers, he was always pleasant and courteous.  I remember “mothering” him a bit in elementary school when I believe he was homesick as just a real little guy; and I won’t forget his first “locker bite” as a 9th grader in high school – he was so funny about it! 
I am praying for him and for all of you.  Heaven has gained what the world will feel as a great loss.
Dorene Graber

January 26, 2018

We are lifting you all up in prayer. We are so very sorry for your loss of Peter.
Tim and Kelly Gerhart

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