The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

January 25, 2013

Bruce R. Garman

The Tribune-Democrat

WINDBER — GARMAN – Bruce R., 67, Windber, died Jan. 23, 2013, in Mechanicsburg. Born July 25, 1945, in Johnstown, son of the late Philip and Pearl (Miller) Garman. Preceded in death by brother, Larry Garman; and sister-in-law, Shirley (Ullery) Garman. Survived by loving wife of 41 years, Sharon M. (Thomas) Garman; son, Thomas (Wendy Blue) Garman, Mount Wolf, Pa., and their children, Greta, Gracen and Griffin; and  daughter, Christine (Michael) Bennese, Mechanicsburg, Pa., and their children, Erin and Andrew.  Also survived by many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Member of Scalp Level Church of the Brethren. He retired from Sears after 34 years of service and also retired from Wal-Mart. Bruce loved spending time with his grandchildren, and his grandchildren loved their Pappy. At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing; however, family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday at Scalp Level Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Ronald St. Clair, pastor, officiating. Interment, Headricks Union Cemetery. The family is being served by Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Online condolences may be posted to

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