Marvin D. Garland, age 76, passed away on Sunday (March 4, 2018) at House of John in Clifton Springs, with his wife by his side.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday (March 9, 2018) at Farnsworth – Keysor Funeral Home, 5025 Main Street, N. Rose NY 14516
Memorial contributions may be made in Marvin’s memory to House of John, 14 Spring St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432 or to Clyde Ambulance Services, 15 Ford St., Clyde NY 14433.
Marvin was born on February 7,1942 in Clyde, N.Y., a son to the late John W. and Ellen M. Smith Garland. He worked for Xerox Corporation for over 34 years. He served in the United States Air Force for 4 years, stationed in San Antonio, Texas and was a member of the American Legion. He loved being on his farm, raising cows and goats and having his beloved Labrador Retrievers by his side.
He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Karen Garland of Clyde; daughters Michelle (Vincent) Monini of Schenectady, Patricia E. Godkin of Clyde; sisters Dorothy (Olan) Rice of Savannah, Sarah Ann (Harold) Frazer of N. Rose; brother, Louis E. Garland of Rose; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by his sister, Betty Kelley.