Ann Marie Garber, age 85, of Taneytown, MD, formerly of Gettysburg, PA, died on Friday, May 5, 2023 at Lorien Assisted Living in Taneytown. Born November 11, 1937 in Westminster, MD, she was the daughter of the late G. Joseph and Mary (Huber) Horn. She was the wife of the late Ralph Martin Garber.
She is survived by her seven children, daughter M. Christina “Tina” Holland and husband Jay of Upperco, daughter Dorothy L. “Dori” Whitmer and husband Frank of Union Bridge, daughter Judith A. “Judy” Garber of New Oxford, PA, daughter T. Elaine Caprarola and husband Domenick of Westminster, daughter Sandra M. “Sandy” Garber and fiancé Anthony Seymour of Littlestown, PA, son R. Martin “Marty” Garber, Jr. and wife Rebecca of Taneytown, and son Joseph M. “Michael” Garber and wife Shelly of Taneytown. Those unions further blessed Ann Marie with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by sisters, Therese “Petey” Nevius and Rosemary Hughes, and brothers George J. Horn and Stephen Horn.
Ann Marie was a homemaker, raising her seven beloved children before returning to the workforce. She retired in 2002 as a Fiscal Assistant with the Carroll County Health Department.
Ann Marie loved the Lord, loved her husband, and loved her children and grandchildren.
A memorial mass will be held at 11a.m. on Monday, May 15, 2023 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 44 Frederick Street, Taneytown, MD 21787 with Msgr. Martin Feild officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ann Marie’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.