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Genevieve "Genny" Reaver

January 22, 1936 September 21, 2020
Genevieve "Genny" Reaver
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Obituary for Genevieve "Genny" Reaver
Genevieve “Genny” Reaver, 84, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 21, 2020 in Gettysburg, PA.

She was born January 22, 1936 in Mt. Joy Township, Adams County, PA the daughter of the late Ardell and Mary Ellen Bowers Baumgardner. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Joseph A. Reaver in 1997.

Genny was a 1953 graduate of Taneytown High School and was a legal secretary most of her life. She was a very active member of the Gettysburg United Methodist Church, having served in many capacities including the G.U.M. Women’s Group, Council Delegate, Sunday School and Bible Study. She was active in Church Women’s United and served as Treasurer for many years. She was recently employed by Visiting Angels. She loved to cook and bake and share it with others.

Mrs. Reaver is survived by two sons; Brian J. Reaver of Philadelphia, PA and Keith M. Reaver and his partner, Chentelle Ratcliffe of Orrtanna, PA, three grandchildren; Hannah Reaver, Trystan Reaver, Khloe Reaver, two great grandchildren; Arya and Odin, siblings; Richard Baumgardner, Louise Pitzer and David Baumgardner and the mother of her grandchild, Kim Short. Genny was predeceased by a grandson Kellan Reaver and a brother, Ralph Leroy Baumgardner.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 25, 2020 at the Gettysburg Methodist Church, at 1:00 PM. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA. There will be a viewing at Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg on Thursday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Gettysburg United Methodist Church, 30 West High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Online obituary and condolences available at
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Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
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Gettysburg United Methodist Church

30 West High Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg United Methodist Church
30 West High Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
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Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

799 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

799 Baltimore St. Gettysburg 17325 PA
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