Robert J. Garland

Born: Thu., Sep. 24, 1936
Died: Thu., Jul. 2, 2020


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Robert J. Garland, age 83, of Pottsville, PA passed away with his loving family by his side on Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 at his home.

Born in Schuylkill Haven, PA on September 24, 1936, he was the son of the late George and Caroline (Sinko) Garland.

Bob was a graduate of Pottsville High School, Class of 1955. He served in the US Army Reserves. Bob worked as a Police Officer for the Pottsville Police Department for 26 years until retiring in 1994.

He was of the Protestant Faith. Bob was a lifetime member of the West End Hose Company No.7 in Pottsville, the American Motorcycle Club, and the Faternal Order of Police Lodge No.44.  Bob was an avid golfer and fisherman..

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Clarence  and Joseph Frasnelli, Edward Mistishun, and Arthur Garland, and a sister Jean Haag.

 Bob is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy M. (Miller) Garland, Pottsville; two daughters: Denise L. Garland and her husband James Hannaway, Pittsburgh and Cheryl L. Muncy and her husband Gregory, Schuylkill Haven; a son David J. Garland and his wife Donna, Schuylkill Haven; four grandchildren: Ryan Muncy and his wife Amanda, Hayden Muncy, Devon Muncy, and Zachary Garland; a great-granddaughter Abigail; a great-grandson Maddox; a sister Judy Garland, Pottsville; and nieces and nephews.

Services and Interment will be held private.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com

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