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Philimine S. Garlach

January 29, 1929 March 27, 2020
Philimine S. Garlach
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Obituary for Philimine S. Garlach
: Philimine L. (Smith) Garlach, 91 of Emmitsburg, Maryland formerly of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Place in Emmitsburg. Born January 29, 1929 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. & Esther Smith. Mrs. Garlach was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Gettysburg. In her early years she had worked on the family farm and store. Mrs. Garlach had worked as a nurse’s aide in the Gettysburg area for many years and later had worked at Kennies Market in Gettysburg for several years. Mrs. Garlach enjoyed her family time, playing bingo, working on crossword puzzles and listening to Elvis. She is survived by her five sons; Francis M. “Frank” Garlach, III and wife Ruth of Orrtanna, PA, Brian M. Garlach and wife Bev of Texas, William Michael “Mike” Garlach and wife Julia of McSherrystown, PA, James M. “Jim” Garlach and wife Sharon of Gettysburg and John M. Garlach of Gettysburg, 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, 2 sisters; Eleanor Kuhn of Gettysburg and Delores Huslin of Philadelphia, two brothers; Charles “Bill” Smith of Florida and Harold Smith of New Jersey and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Mildred Dayhoff. Funeral Services will be private. The family suggests memorials to St. Joseph’s Place, 331 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Online tributes and condolences can be made at
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Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

1380 Chambersburg Rd.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

1380 Chambersburg Rd. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

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