Meadville Tribune

September 13, 2013

John O. Gardner


Meadville Tribune

ESPYVILLE — John O. Gardner, 66, of Espyville passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at his residence.

Born April 26, 1947, in Pittsburgh, he was a son of John Olen Gardner Sr. and Martha Grubbs.

He served our country in the U.S. Marines. John worked as a car salesman and for more than 10 years had recently worked for Rigby Ford in Conneautville.

He was an avid golfer who enjoyed life to the fullest and will be greatly missed. John will always live in our hearts with love.

Survivors include his loving wife, Sherry M. Hanchey; he raised Champaigne Servello; he was a grandfather to Dawntie and Brandi Servello; and a great-grandfather to Emma and Lauren Servello.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

As per his request, cremation was chosen and services will be private at the convenience of the family.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Arrangements are under the direction of Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 Route 6, Linesville.

Please share a condolence or memory of John for the family at royalcolemanfuneralhome.com.


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