October 11, 1938 ~ November 14, 2019
Born in: Madera, PA
Resided in: Clearfield, PA
Clearfield, PA: died on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at age 81 at the Penn Highlands Brookville.
He was born on October 11, 1938 in Madera, a son of the late James and Victoria Ann (Watchie) Gardner.
Mr. Gardner worked as a truck driver for Morgan Linen Service, Rochester until his retirement. He then worked at Walmart part time.
He was an avid hunter and enjoyed riding four wheelers. He loved taking care of his garden, where he had bird feeders for the hummingbirds he admired. James liked traveling to Rochester, NY and Niagara Falls, NY to visit his family. When he wasn’t doing these things, you could find him enjoying a beer watching his beloved New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills.
He was a member of Teamsters Local #791, Fraternal Order of Eagles #812, Clearfield, and the Madera Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge #1172.
He is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Yaeger Young, and Lori Gardner; a son, James Gardner and wife Anita; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; four sisters, Genevieve Hoffman, Pat Kline and husband David, Alice Moll and husband Bruce, and Janet Haynes; and several nieces nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, JoAnn Padlo.
Friends and Family may call Saturday (Nov 23rd) 12-1 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road, where his prayer service will follow calling at 1:00 PM.
For more information or to sign James’s online guestbook, please visit Meesonfamily.com.
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