Maxine Gardner

Maxine Gardner

Sunday, July 4th, 1926 Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

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Obituary for Maxine Mary Gardner

Maxine Mary (Rezmerski) Gardner passed away on July 31, 2019. She was born in Johnsonburg, PA on
July 4, 1926, the daughter of Walter and Catherine (Pavlock) Rezmerski.
She was a graduate of the Johnsonburg High School Class of 1944.
Maxine was a 55 year resident of Simi Valley, CA, previously of Northridge, CA.
She is survived by her son Robert A. Gardner; her daughter Cathy Rifkin; son-in-law Alan Rifkin;
granddaughters Kristin Rifkin and Brooke Gardner, and Brooke’s husband Evan Swanger.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wilson Gardner; daughter-in-law Adrienne Gardner;
four brothers: John, Walter, Stanley, and Thomas; and seven sisters: Theresa Flor, Wanda Pantini, Lucille
Brechtel, Josephine Hagman, Agnes Linville, Regina Beirne, and Catherine Brechtel.
She was an avid reader and loved her volunteer activities, which included, reading to children at St. Rose
of Lima Elementary School and Simi Valley Elementary School, volunteering at St. Rose of Lima Catholic
Church, St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, and the Simi Valley Senior Center.
She was a retired from the United States Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office in Los

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  • Service

    Friday, August 9th, 2019 | 10:00am
    St Rose of Lima Church
    1305 Royal Ave.
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    Friday, August 9th, 2019
  • Interment

    Assumption Catholic Cemetery
    1380 Fitzgerald Road
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Corey Dale Willis has honored the life of Maxine Mary Gardner by planting a memorial tree.
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Corey Dale Willis

I'm planting a tree in honor of the neighbor who always had cookies, cakes, and tea for me whenever I rang the doorbell. She blessed my life with her love, compassion, and interest in my life as I grew up next to her. She will always be loved and remembered.
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