Thomas M. Garnett Sr.

Aug 13 1923
Dec 29 2020
97 Years

Thomas M. Garnett Sr., 97, formerly of Parkesburg, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, in Quarryville.  He was the husband of Ann Eby Garnett and the late Doris Shivery who passed in 1967.  Born in Parkesburg, he was the son of the late Golden and Eva Matilda Murr Garnett Sr.

Tom graduated from Parkesburg High School in 1941 and attended Franklin and Marshall, Temple University, and Penn State.  He held a master's degree in education and taught in the Coatesville, Parkesburg, and Unionville school districts.

He proudly served in the U.S. Army. He attended the Church of The Open Bible in Parkesburg and more recently attended Calvary Monument Bible Church in Paradise.
In addition to his wife Ann, he is survived by his children, Thomas M. Garnett Jr. of Atglen, Linda G. Walton of Cochranville, Stepchildren, Patricia Buckwalter of Christiana, Pamela Lapp of Lancaster, eight grandchildren, and twenty great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by brothers, Fred Talbot, Samuel Golden Jr., and James Miller, and a grandson, Derek Thomas Lapp.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. from the Wilde Funeral Home, Parkesburg, with visitation from noon until the time of service. Internment at Upper Octorara Cemetery.  In order to protect those at-risk, please wear a face mask and practice social distancing while at the funeral home and gravesite.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Veterans Associations at the following link,
Online condolences can be posted to

Service Date: 
Jan 5 2021 - 1:00pm
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home- 434 Main St., Parkesburg, PA 19365


My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. 🙏


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Many fond memories from the past with the Garnett family.  Thanks.  Gerry and Barbara Treadway and family

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Dear Aunt Ann and family,
So sorry to hear of the death of Tom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Sincerely, Jim and Linda

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Sorry for your loss..looks like he had a good life.

Tom, hope you checked Lorettas shoes before the services!



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Dear Linda and Tommy and families:  So sorry for the loss of your dad.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you


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Aunt Ann & cousins, Pam & Patty, Always keep the good memories close to your heart. With sincere sympathy, Janice 


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Tom was a very good person and a just plain good man. He has left behind many wonderful memories of the people he met. Well done, Tom.  P

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