Gary E. Lannan, 70, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Thursday evening, April 25, 2019, at Lock Haven Extended Care and Hospice.
He was born on June 5, 1948, in Jersey Shore, a son of Chester and Mary Robbins Lannan. He was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School and a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam. Earlier in life he worked for 27 years in line clearance with various tree removal companies under PPL. He was employed for more than 17 years with the Jersey Shore School District as a custodian.
Gary enjoyed hunting, fishing and landscaping. He was affectionately known as ”Pappy” to his school students looking for a gumball handout.
He is survived by: his wife of 51 years, the former Sandra Weaver; a son, Curtis Lannan (Tammy); a daughter, Kaila Koon (David) of Brookside; grandchildren, Corbin, Megan and Connor; five siblings, Donald of South Carolina, John (Jen) of South Williamsport, Dennis (Wanda) of Montoursville, Clarence (Terry) of South Avis and Ruth Thompkins (Kenny) of Cogan Station; and his sister-in-law Joann Butler (Norman) of Avis.
Gary’s tribute of life memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the Jersey Shore Elementary School cafeteria with David Koon officiating. Friends and relatives may call from 1 to 4 p.m. in the cafeteria. A luncheon will be served immediately after Gary’s service.
Arrangements are entrusted to Rearick Carpenter Funeral Home, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. To leave your fondest memories or condolences please visit www.rearickcarpenter.com.