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Sarah Ann (Reed) Garger

November 28, 1945 ~ June 14, 2021 (age 75)


South Pasadena, CA/York, Maine/Dover, NH -Sarah Ann Garger,75,wife
of Walter Nicholas Garger, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 14th, 2021
at her daughters home in South Pasadena CA.
She was born on Nov. 28th 1945 in Caribou Maine, the daughter of Elvis and Elida Giggie Reed . She was married twice, once to Donald Tufts and once to Walter Garger.
Her entire life was spent on the support and caring of her fellow human beings. First, as an emergency room nurse at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia NH, she made a difference In saving countless lives while raising her three children, Joseph Garger, Mary Ann Garger and Christopher Tufts at the same time.
Throughout her life her greatest joy was spending all of her time and energy raising her grand children , Nicole Fletcher and Dylan Fletcher. She was completely devoted to their well being and to their success in life. To all of the children’s lives that she touched, especially at Morengo Elementary School , she was simply known as Memo. She also looked forward to when her daughter in law , Meg Garger would visit because they enjoyed each other’s company so much. She also loved animals. From her ferrets to her spiritual bond with her dogs, Evie, April and Chiquita , their lives will never be the same.
With her devotion and love for her family in California, she never stopped dreaming of the day she could return to New Hampshire to be at her home with her son Chris and devoted sister Susan Shakelton. Fishing was a large part of her life also. Her life cannot be summed up in a few paragraphs but to anyone that knew and appreciated her, she was an angel on Earth and her passing will leave a huge whole in our hearts. Among countless other people, she will also be missed by the following people. Her brother Timothy Reed and his wife Carol Reed. Her son in law and political rival Nick Fletcher, many nieces and nephews including Gabriel Hill, Dalelyn Wyszinski and Chuck Shakelton . She had as many friends as stars in the sky including but not limited to Lucille Capone, Susan Putney, all of the teachers at Morengo Elementary School, many families of her grand children’s friends and the list goes on. There will be a special place in heaven for her. Nobody was more thoughtful, loving or giving the Sarah Garger.

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Funeral Service
June 26, 2021

11:00 AM
First Parish Congregational Church
180 York Street
York, ME 03909

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