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Dennis Gardner

Dennis Allen Gardner, 73, of Mechanicsburg, PA passed away on September 19, 2021, at the Bridges at Bent Creek, Mechanicsburg. He was born in Carlisle, PA on October 29, 1947, to the late Virden C. and Fern Arlene (Kuhn) Gardner. He was the widower of Deborah (Bass) Gardner.

Dennis was a graduate of Carlisle High School and served proudly in the US Navy during Vietnam conflict and was a manager for Highmark Blue Shield, Camp Hill. He loved to play golf, was an avid runner, loved his dogs, playing racquet ball and was an Eagles fan. Dennis focus was his family.

He is survived by his one son, Jeremy Gardner (Fumiyuki) of New Cumberland, grandchild; Skye, and brother, Brian Gardner of Carlisle. Dennis is preceded in death by his sister, Denise Dunbar.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave. Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Rev. Dan Murray officiating. Burial will be held at the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Visit www.HollingerFuneralHome.com to offer condolences to the family.

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I worked with Denny for years at Highmark Pennsylvania Blue Shield. He was there when I started in 1983. When he retired, he used to come into the Fitness Center every day, and we chatted often. He was one of the good ones, very kind and always striving to do the right thing.

Sherie Doster Sep 30 2021 12:00 AM

Tom and I have very fond memories of Denny and Deb from the "good ole days together"...always in our hearts. Tom and Lona

Lona Vovakes Sep 26 2021 12:00 AM

I dedicate this memorial tree to be planted in loving memory of Dennis Allen Gardner for the family as a remembrance in his name (Jeremy, Fumi, and Skye Gardner).Dr. Kim K. Doheny

Dr. Kim K. Doheny Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM