Lester E. Garver, Jr
New Oxford – Lester E. Garver, Jr, 90, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in New Oxford, PA. He was the husband of Helen L. (Dietrich) Pragel Garver, his wife for 6 years.
Lester was born on October 18, 1931 in Flora, IL, the son of the late Lester E. and Hilda (Tener) Garver.
Lester received a BA in Education from McKendree College in Lebanon, Illinois, and an MA in Education from George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Lester was a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Woodlawn, MD, and Hebron Lodge. He was always curious and had many interests including woodworking, sculpture and stamp collecting.
In addition to his wife Helen, Lester is survived by two daughters, Lisa Mayfield and Donna Orme, both of Eldersburg, MD, four stepchildren, five grandchildren and a brother, Norman Garver of Las Vegas, NV. He was predeceased by a son, Kim Garver, and his 59-year-old first wife, Virginia (Hockman) Garver.
A memorial service will be held January 8, 2022 at 11:00 am at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 5610 Dogwood Rd, Woodlawn, MD, 21207. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Lester to St. Mary’s Church, Woodlawn or the Cross Keys Village Brethren Home Foundation. Feiser Funeral Home, Inc, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, is in charge of the arrangements. Memories can be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com.
Posted on December 20, 2021
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