Harold “Pete” B. Garland Jr., 87, of Hanover Twp., passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022. He was the widower of Sue (Walker) Garland. Born on April 5, 1935 in Bethlehem he was a son of the late Harold B. and Edith J. (Allam) Garland.
Pete taught in the Northampton Area School District from 1959 until he retired in 1993. He was a charter member of the Ambulance Corp. of Hanover Twp. Vol. Fire Company #1 of Northampton County. He was a Master Mason also serving as a Shriner. Pete also served on the property committee of his church Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and as a treasurer of the Northampton Area School District Employee Credit Union for many years. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed watching high school and college sports.
Survivors: Harold will be lovingly remembered by his companion, Patricia Gubish; children, Mindy S. Garland, Vicky Romagnoli and husband Thomas, and Peter M. Garland and wife Jennifer all of Bethlehem; grandchildren, Christopher R. and Sara E. George and Katherine N. and Abigail E. Garland; sister, Eleanore A. Weiss of Atlanta, GA. He was predeceased by sister, Jeannette G. Williamson and half-sister, Cynthia Fehnel.
Services: A viewing will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St. Bethlehem. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home where the family will receive family and friends from 9:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Memorial Park. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Pete’s memory to Star of Bethlehem Church, 514 3rd Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18018 or to Hanover Twp. Vol. Fire Co., 100 Stoke Park Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
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