Gary was educated in Rockland and was a graduate of Rockland High School as well as Salem State College where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. He went on to further his education by graduating from North Shore Community College where he received his Associate's degree in Science. He had worked for most of his life as an accomplished Respiratory Therapist, training new therapists and excelled at serving patients at Beth Israel Deaconess-Boston for over 25 years.
If one were to choose a word to describe Gary without a doubt it would be passionate. He poured his heart and soul into whatever he did, but was mostly passionate about his family. He was a very giving man and was always focused on making sure his family was well taken care of.
Gary loved sports, especially baseball. In his early years he was recruited by the St. Louis Cardinal's farm team. Although a health issue made him unable to play he was always proud of being lucky enough to be chosen. He loved listening to music of all kinds; especially Irish music, Johnny Cash "I'm going to Jackson", Frank Sinatra and Josh Groban "You raise me up". He loved singing and never missed any of the lyrics. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, Swing dancing with his wife Ann and playing board games. But above all Gary had a strong faith in God. He believed in his Catholic faith and tried his very best to live it every day.
Besides leaving his wife Ann and daughter Rory, Gary is survived by his parents and siblings Dennis, Paula and Tara. He was a friend of Bill W. Gary cherished his relationships with his family and friends alike. He is sure to be missed by the countless hearts he touched throughout his life.
A Celebration of Life visitation will be held on Thursday morning from 9:00 a.m.to 10:15a.m. at the Cartmell Davis Life Celebration Home, 373 Court St., Plymouth. A Funeral Mass will follow the visitation at St. Mary's Church, 313 Court St., Plymouth at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Vine Hills Cemetery, Plymouth. Donations in Gary's memory may be made to the South Shore Community Council (Food Bank), 71 Obery St., Plymouth, MA 02360 or the Town of Plymouth Veterans
Thursday, Jun 29, 2023 9:00am to 10:15am