Glenn E. ‘Bud’ Garvick

Glenn E. “Bud” Garvick, 88, of South Williamsport, passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born June 15, 1929, in Hanover, he was the son of the late Earl and Dorothy (Crawford) Garvick. He and his wife the former Jean Ann Woodley, who survives, would have celebrated 41 years of marriage on Nov. 19, 2017.

Bud served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy. He was employed by ESAB (formerly Alloy Rods) and Tyco (formerly AMP) where he retired. He was a member of the McSherrystown Fish & Game; American Legion Post 14; VFW Post 844; Hanover Amvets; Harmonia Club; Democratic Club and the Moose. He enjoyed spending time at Memory Laine Cottage along the Juniata River in Huntington, his nephew’s cabin in Waterville, in addition to hunting, fishing, yard sales, trips to Ocean City, Md., and most of all spending time with his family. Bud is most remembered for his smiling face and singing “You are my Sunshine.”

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sisters, Mirian (Robert) Miller, of Hanover, Jane Bubb, of York; one brothe,r Richard Garvick, of Hanover; a son, Ed (Sheryl) Garvick, of Hanover; a daughter, Kris (Brad) Long, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; three stepdaughters; Kelley (Lou) Mitchell, of Hanover, Cathy (Steve) Daugherty, of Hughesville, Sue (Kim) Smith, of Muncy and stepson, Keith Sherwood, Hughesville; eight grandchildren, Luke Mitchell, Shawn Brown, Keith Sherwood, Jr., Frances (Jon) Delker, Megan and Chelsea Long, Jonathan and Sarah Garvick; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Earl (Chuck) Garvick; a sister, Ellen (Garvick) Spangler; and a grandson, Laine E. Mitchell.

In celebration of Bud’s life, a memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 11,2017, at 1 p.m. at the Young Men’s Democratic Club, 230 East St., Williamsport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Bud’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project, at

Arrangements by Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Inc.