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Lillian G. (Thierolf) Gearhart

August 9, 1943 ~ July 6, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Lillian G. Gearhart

Middleburg, PA

Lillian G. Gearhart, 79, of Middleburg, entered eternal rest on Thursday, July 6, 2023, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Lillian was born on August 9, 1943, in Port Trevorton, a daughter of the late Clarence and Gertrude (Dangler) Thierolf.  On February 23, 1963, she married Norman E. Gearhart, who preceded her in passing on January 6, 2003.

Lillian was a 1961 graduate of Selinsgrove Area Joint High School.  As a teenager, she worked at the Red Rabbit in Duncannon and later at Blough-Wagner Manufacturing Co. in Middleburg.  Later in life, she was a homemaker.

She enjoyed picnics at Pennsylvania State Parks, get togethers with her family, and cooking and baking the “old school” way by scratch.

Lillian is survived by her sons, Norman Gearhart, Jr., James Gearhart, and Wayne Gearhart and his wife, Purity; grandchildren, Wayne Gearhart, Jr. and his fiance’, Rebecca Elliott, and Dawson Gearhart; great-grandchildren, Aubree and Brody Gearhart; and two sisters, Esther Stuck and Arlene Kerstetter and her husband, Marshall.

She is preceded in passing by her husband; her parents; and siblings, Virginia, Millie, and Everett.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. at Grubbs Lutheran Cemetery, 2148 Hoffer Road, Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA 17853, with Pastor Brittin Stimeling officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial contributions in loving memory of Lillian be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA 17853.  Visit garmanfh.com to leave online condolences.

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