Kathryn L. Garman, 84, Kathryn Garman’s Beauty Shop owner, avid traveler, was a great friend to many

By on August 2, 2017

Kathryn L. Garman, 84, of Lititz, died peacefully after a brief illness on Friday, July 28, 2017, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center.

Born in Rothsville, she was the daughter of the late James S. and Elva Birkenbine Long. Kathryn was the loving wife of Jacob B. Garman and they observed their 63rd wedding anniversary in November.

For more than 51 years Kathryn was the owner and operator of Kathryn Garman’s Beauty Shop, where she cared for her clients until her recent illness. She was a faithful and active member of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Rothsville. In her early years, Kathryn and her husband enjoyed traveling with friends extensively throughout the United States. Her interests included flower gardening and baking. Kathryn loved talking with people and was a great friend to many. She had a deep passion for her family, and was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

Surviving, in addition to her husband Jacob, is a daughter: Donna J., wife of Donald A. Sherman, of Ephrata; a son: Randal D., husband of Holly L. Garman, of Lititz; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister: Evelyn Ober of Ephrata.

Preceding her in death is a brother: James Long; and a sister: Alverta Moore.

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Jerusalem Lutheran Cemetery, Rothsville.

To place a condolence online, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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