Black, Nancy Gardner

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Black, Nancy Gardner - Deaths tfrs. Nancy Gardner Black, of Reservoir...
Deaths tfrs. Nancy Gardner Black, of Reservoir Park. Tyfon*. died Wednesday. June », IW3 at to.45 pm at Getsinger Medical Center, Danville, foltewing a brief Wlness She was born May IS, 1923 at Altoona. the daughter of James A. and Theresa Campbell Gardner. On Dec. &. 1943. she was married to David J. Black. She is survived by her husband, three sons and one daughter. John Gardner Black. Spruce Creek; Stephen Black. Big Sur, Calif.: David A. Black. Bald Eagle: and Teri Black Brubaker. Tyrone: and seven grandchildren. She was a member of St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church. Tyrone, and Court St. Rita 523. Catholic Daughters of America. She was a 1941 graduate of, Tyrone High School and a graduate of Zeth Business School. Altoona. In conjunction with her husband, she owned and operated Gardners Candies and served as its secretary- treasurer. She was a member of Retail Confectioners International and Pennsylvania Manufacturers Confectionary Association. In 45 years of employment in the candy industry, she saw the Gardners company grow to 20 stores. She was a member of the Blair County Regional Board. Centra-l Counties Bank: a member and past president of the Tyrone Chamber of Commerce and served as president of the Tyrone Revitalization Committee which was the sponsoring group for the tree planting in downtown Tyrone. She was a member of the editing committee of "Tyrone of Today," printed in 1976. She was honored as "Employer of the Year" by the Business and Professional Women's Club in 1977-78 for her efforts in promoting women in industry. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard J. Walsh as celebrant. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery. Friends will be received at the Getz and Searer Funeral Home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The rosary will be said today at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Societv,

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  1. Tyrone Daily Herald,
  2. 01 Jul 1983, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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