- On September 17, 2018
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Mark D. Tanner, age 67, of State College, PA passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018.
Born October 30, 1950 in New Castle, PA, he was the son of the late Barbara and Chuck Tanner.
Mark was the loving father of Matt (Jasmyn) Tanner of San Diego, CA, Julie (James) Lanigan of Warwick, NY and Lauren (Matt) Kocher of Pittsburgh, PA. He was “Papa” to Ethan and Asa Tanner; Calvin, Bennett and Anna Kocher; Ryan, Luke, and baby brother Lanigan due in 2019. Siblings included Brent (Tammi), Bruce (Kim) and the late Gary Tanner. He is also survived by his former wife, Karen Brandt.
Mark was a Penn State graduate and baseball alumni. He enjoyed cooking, music, sports and laughter with everyone he knew.
Family and friends are invited to a memorial service on October 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm at State College Presbyterian Church, 132 W. Beaver Ave., State College, PA 16801. Casual dress in honor of Mark!
Memorial contributions may be made in Mark’s memory to the charity of one’s choice. In lieu of flowers, please consider becoming an organ donor.