Obituary of Patrick L Garrison
Patrick L. Garrison, 86 of Hopatcong, NJ formerly of Wheeling, died Thursday, September 28 ,2023.
Pat was born July 30, 1937, the only son of the late Glenn and Ella Garrison. He was also proceeded in death by a son, Robert S. Garrison, and his sisters, Sandra Butler, Judy Mercer, and Martha, Marilyn, and Ella Garrison. Pat attended both Wheeling and Central Catholic high schools and was very active in local sports as well as singing around the area before, and after, his time in the US Air Force. He relocated to New Jersey with his wife, the former Bonnie Kettler, also of Wheeling.
He is survived by his wife Bonnie, and their two daughters Melissa Jones (Michael) of Concord, NC and Stacey Egner (Ed) of Hopatcong, NJ and his son Patrick G. Garrison (Linda) of Chesapeake, VA, as well as seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Pat spent his free time collecting sports, music, and other timeless memorabilia and spent many years coaching football and basketball in Carlstadt and East Rutherford, NJ. He worked as a Purchasing and Procurement specialist until he retired in 2002.
Visitation will be held Thursday, October 5, 2023 from 6-8PM at Tuttle Funeral Home in Randolph, NJ. A funeral service will be held at the King of Kings Lutheran Church in Mountain Lakes, NJ on Friday, October 6, 2023 at 11AM. Private interment at Succasunna Presbyterian Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or the Alzheimer’s Association in Pat’s honor.
In Loving Memory
1937 - 2023
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