Mark W. Garris


Mark W. Garris, 60, of Parker, Allegheny Twp., Butler Co., passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Tuesday afternoon, December 28, 2021, at his home.

Mark was born in Erie on April 8, 1961. He was the son of the late Clifford O. “Red” and Catherine E. Kriebel (Davis) Garris.

He was a 1980 graduate of Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School and also attended Clarion County Vo-Tech. Mark had attended Fellowship Baptist Church in Emlenton. He had been employed by Terry Kahle in Knox and later at Penn United. In his early years, Mark enjoyed farming. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and helping others with their auto repairs.

Surviving are five siblings, Martha Cochran and her husband, Glenn, Matthew W. Garris, Maxine Wells, Cheryl, and Debbie, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Jackie Davis, Martin Connor, James Connor, and Clarence Connor, and a sister, Mary Lou Pierce.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home Inc., 802 Grove St., St. Petersburg from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, December 30, 2021. A funeral service will be held from the funeral home Friday at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Jacob L. Langdon, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be at Allegheny Cemetery, Allegheny Twp., Butler Co.

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hilefh.com.

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