James McGarrity

Born: Mon., Jul. 19, 1948
Died: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017


Memorial Mass

1:00 PM Fri., Oct. 20, 2017
Location: St. Peter & Paul Church


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James E. McGarrity, 69, of Easton, MD, passed away just before midnight on October 13, 2017. He was born July 19, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA to the late James E. McGarrity Sr. and Jeanne (Clark) McGarrity. He was the husband of his beloved wife, Alice (Gibson) McGarrity with whom he shared 43 years of marriage.

He was a graduate of Gannon University and received Masters degrees in History and English from Salisbury University. He was a teacher, a professor, local business owner, and volunteer. He will be remembered for his humor and quick wit, but mostly for the love of his friends and family.

He is survived by his Wife, Alice McGarrity; Children Patrick McGarrity (Sarah Webster), Sharon Sowers (Shane Sowers), Ann Zseltvay (Erik Zseltvay); Grandchildren Sean McGarrity, Quinn McGarrity, John McGarrity, Joseph McGarrity and Rory Sowers; brother’s Tom and Joseph McGarrity, sister’s Mary Jean McGarrity and Gail Shults, their spouses, and his many nieces, nephews and cousins.

An Irish wake with covered dish supper, music and memories will be held at 6pm at the American Legion on Canvassback Drive on Thursday, October 19th. A Catholic Mass will be held on Friday, Oct. 20 at 1pm at Saints Peter & Paul Church in Easton, MD. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Talbot County Hospice.

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Rob and Lynn Sanchez
   Posted Wed October 18, 2017
I am very fortunate that I was able to spend time with Mickey on behalf of Hospice. In spite of his illness and situation he always offered a smile. We will miss him.
Lynn and I wish you all peace,
Rob Sanchez

Katherine Fischer
   Posted Wed October 18, 2017

Garden Path Vase was sent by Katie and Brian Fischer.

Sending loving thoughts to all the McGarritys. Love, Katie and Brian Fischer


Ken Evans
   Posted Wed October 18, 2017
I have wonderful memories working with Jim when he served in the Internship Program at Easton High School. I worked at St. Michaels High School working in the same program. We worked together in creating many programs serving many students. Jim was a dedicated educator.I am very sad of his passing. My heart goes out to his wife and family.


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