Sue Garner

Obituary of Sue Garner

Suzanne “Sue” (LaRose) Garner, 86, of Pottstown, PA, passed away on March 8, 2021, at Keystone Villa at Douglassville. She was the wife of Charles D. Garner Sr., with whom she shared 61 years of marriage.  

Born in Norristown, PA, on August 20, 1934, Sue was the daughter of the late Jesse E. LaRose and Elizabeth C. (Morrell) LaRose.

Sue graduated from Pottstown High School in 1952; she worked for Security Trust Bank and as a paralegal for Reynier, Crocker, Allebach, & Reber, P.C. In her spare time, Sue enjoyed volunteering for Meals on Wheels, gardening, and playing with her dogs. Her greatest enjoyment in life came from spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. 

In addition to her husband, Sue is lovingly remembered by her son, Charles Garner Jr., husband of Connie, Gilbertsville, PA; her daughter, Trinda Garner, companion of Michael Hoffman, Pottstown, PA; and her grandchildren, Chase, Jake, and Josh.   

In addition to her parents, Sue is predeceased by her stepmother, Ruth (Daub) LaRose; and her brother, Richard LaRose.

A graveside service will take place on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. at Augustus Lutheran Church Cemetery, 717 W. Main St., Trappe, PA 19426.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sue’s memory to: Montgomery County SPCA, 19 E. Ridge Pike, PO Box 222, Conshohocken, PA 19428, or Brandywine Valley SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380.

Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at