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Marian K. Gardner (February 14, 1934 – October 26, 2020)

Marian K. Gardner, age 86, of York Springs, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 peacefully at her home. She was born February 14, 1934, in Gettysburg, as the daughter of the late Harry and Kathryn (Weaver) Moser. 

She was formerly employed by Bittinger Comp. in Hanover for many years. She was a member of Williams Grove Historical Steam Engine Assoc. for 40 years, and a supporter of the Hanover YMCA and Wounded Warriors. She loved to go to Ocean City, MD and was an avid bird watcher and painter. Marian loved her flowers, her boxer dogs, and spending time with her family. Her hobbies also included watching Days of our Lives and the WWE. 

Her husband Benjamin V. Gardner, Sr. passed away in 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Patti and husband Phil Bream of Gardners; six sons, Mitchell Gardner of New Oxford, Michael and wife Deb Gardner of East Berlin, Roger Gardner of Abbottstown, Benjamin Jr. and wife Susan Gardner of York Springs, Jerry Gardner and companion Sarah of New Oxford, and Randy Gardner of York Springs; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister Nancy Keys and brother Donald Moser. She is also survived by her loving extended family Ricardo and Maria Hernandez. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Gardner, three brothers and two sisters. 

Professional services are entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 South Main Street, Bendersville. A Public Viewing will be held on Friday, October 30 at 1:00 PM followed by a Funeral Service at 2:00 PM at Dugan Funeral Home. Pastor Melissa Madera will officiate. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Marian K. Gardner please visit our Tribute Store.

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