Class of 1967
Born: 1946 Died:
June 23, 2017
Obituary of John Packer
John Packer, 71, of Girdland,
PA, passed away June 23, 2017. Born in Camden, NJ, on May 4, 1946. He was a
graduate of Southwest Miami High School. John was a veteran of the Vietnam War,
where he earned several medals, including the Purple Heart. He had worked for
the Moore Business Form Company for many years and was a school bus driver for
the Wayne Highlands School District. In addition, he was a volunteer for the
local fire department, rescue diver, and a member of the Tabernacle Bible
Church. John was a caring person and enjoyed farming, hunting, 4-wheeling, and
volunteering for his community.
Preceded in death by his wife
Ruth Ann Packer and his father, Byron D. Packer, Jr. He is survived by his
mother, Margaret Jones, of Ocala, FL, one brother, three sisters, several nieces
and nephews, as well as numerous family members and friends.
A special thank you from the
family to all of his many friends and the Damascus Ambulance service.
Visitation for friends is
Thursday, June 29, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Tabernacle Bible
Church, 455 Grove Street, Honesdale, PA, 18431. Services will be held at 11:00
Interment will be in the Girdland Cemetery, Girdland,
PA. Arrangements are attended by the Arthur A. Bryant Funeral Home, 1228 Main
Street, Honesdale, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made
to the Tabernacle Bible Church, Honesdale, PA.
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