April 25, 1935 - June 10, 2013
ELKHART — George William McGarry, 78, of Elkhart, passed away at 2:15 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, in his home.
He was born April 25, 1935, in Akron, Ohio, to the late John F. and Irene (Lucas) McGarry. On July 28, 1956, he married Shirley Ann Smith in Summit County, Ohio.
She survives along with their children, Lorraine (Tom) Kerr of Stow, Ohio, Shelly A. (Anthony) Mark of Mishawaka, Linda S. Fisher of Elkhart and Timothy Wayne McGarry of Port Aransas, Texas; numerous grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his children, Michael A. McGarry and Patrick McGarry.
George worked at AM General as a corporate systems analyst until his retirement in 2001. He was a member of the VFW in Akron and American Legion Post 308 in Osceola.
The family wants to thank the staff at Harbor Light Hospice for their care and services.
Private services will be at a later date.
Memorial donations may be given to Harbor Light Hospice of LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Marshall and Kosciusko counties.
Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.