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Garth Guertin Obituary

Garth Earl Guertin
Garth Earl Guertin

April 11, 1926 - June 14, 2017
Born in Alburg, VT
Resided in Hickory, NC


Garth Earl Guertin, 91, of Hickory, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.

Mr. Guertin was born April 11, 1926 in Alburg, VT to the late Norman Guertin and Mabel Suddaby Guertin.

Garth enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was outgoing, friendly and always enjoyed talking with whomever he met. He was a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and was always ready to help his friends and neighbors in any capacity in which he was needed.

He is survived by his wife Helen S. Guertin of the home, children: David Guertin and wife Cindy, Janice Lombardi and husband Robert, Randy Guertin and wife Pam and Eric Guertin, 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 2:00 PM on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in the chapel of Bass-Smith Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, N.C. 28658.

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Bass-Smith Funeral Home
334 2nd St., NW
Hickory, NC US 28601
Thursday, June 22, 2017
2:00 PM