Mary R Givler
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Mary R Givler

March 19, 1918 - March 30, 2012

Mary R Givler

March 19, 1918 - March 30, 2012


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Obituary for Mary R Givler

Mary R. Givler, 94, of 4677 Ridge Rd., Elizabethtown and formerly of Middletown, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Friday, March 30, 2012 at the Hershey Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Titus Parthemore. Mary was a homemaker and a life member of the Riverside Chapel and Wesley United Methodist Church, Middletown. She was the widow of Elmer H. Givler Sr., and was preceded in death by a grandson, Steven R. Landvater; great-grandson, Connor S. Wise; sister, Nellie Moore. She is survived by four sons, Elmer H. Jr. and wife Kathryn Givler of Harrisburg, Harvey E. Sr. and wife Patricia Givler of Middletown, Robert W. and wife Leslie Givler of Middletown, Ronald L. and wife Annette Givler of Dillsburg; six daughters, Mary R. Landvater of Hummelstown, Joan M. wife of Clyde Blackwell of Elizabethtown, Susan K. wife of Kenneth Riehl of Ephrata, Dawn F. wife of William Foreman of Middletown, Linda L. wife of James Davis of Middletown, Cathy A. Givler and fiance' Alan Yoder of Elizabethtown; nephew, Richard Moore of Toledo, OH; twenty-nine grandchildren, forty-one great-grandchildren, and ten great-great-grandchildren. A tribute to her life will be at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at the New Beginning Church of the Riverside Chapel, 630 S. Union St., Middletown, with the Pastor Britt Strohecker officiating. Burial will be in the Middletown Cemetery. Viewing will be from 7: 00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middletown, and from 10:00 A.M.- 11:00 A.M. Wednesday in the New Beginning Church, 630 S. Union St., Middletown. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Riverside Chapel, 630 S. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057. Condolences may be shared at

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