He was born April 9, 1959 in Baltimore, MD the son of the John A. Gardiner, Sr. of Pasadena, MD and the late Norma Easter Gardiner. John is survived by his wife of 41 years, Christine Alther Gardiner of Gettysburg, PA.
John was employed at Triangle Signs and Service in Baltimore, MD for over 25 years retiring in 2019. John had a collection of over 30 guitars which he enjoyed playing. He was an accomplished handyman who was talented at fixing anything. He often build signs, did electrical work, and did woodworking. He also enjoyed cars and detailing fine cars.
In addition to his wife, John is survived by four children; Earl Kaliontgis and his wife Kara of Gettysburg, PA, Scott Gardiner of Gettysburg, PA, Jennifer Finley and her husband Todd of Mt. Airy, MD, Kristie Gardiner of Martinsburg, WV, 6 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, a sister, Cheryl Osborne of Baltimore, MD. He was predeceased by a brother, Paul Gardiner.
Due to COVID 19 a celebration of Johns life will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses.
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