Hilda L. Garverick

Hilda L. (Johnson) Garverick, 84, a former resident of Sheridan Street and Almond Street, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at The Gatehouse.

She was born on Jan. 29, 1929, in Williamsport, daughter of the late Lewis and Catherine (Russell) Johnson.

On Sept. 5, 1964, Hilda was married to Charles J. Garverick; they celebrated forty-five years of marriage together before his death on Nov. 8, 2009.

She enjoyed ceramics, pets and had a great love for people.

Hilda is survived by her two daughters, Patty Shipman, of Polk City, Fla., and Lawanda Berger, of Granbury, Texas; several grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren. Besides her parents and husband Charles, she was preceded in death her son, Ernest Craven.

There will be a public viewing at the Allen and Redmond Funeral Home, 331 Elmira St., Williamsport, from 6 to 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, followed by a prayer service by Sister Rita Naughton. Private interment will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

Memorials in Hilda’s memory may be made to the Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Condolences may be sent online at BestLifeTributes.com.