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Gerald Edward McGory

January 13, 2021

Obituary

McGory, Gerald Edward

Gerald was born December 16, 1931 in Canandaigua, NY to Lillian and Edward McGory and was the oldest of ten siblings.  He was a 20-year veteran of the US Air Force, serving during both the Korean and Vietnam wars.  After retirement, he settled in St. Petersburg in 1967 and started his second career as a teacher.  Gerald was ordained a Deacon in the Catholic Church in 1987.  He is a beloved brother, father and grandfather.  He was predeceased by his wife, Greta; son Phillip David and brothers Donald and Lawrence "Butch".  He is survived by his children Gerald L., Jo Ann Beal, Patrick and Timothy; siblings John (Marie), Fran (Jane), James, William (Gayle), Margaret Libertore, Ann (Edward) Coehlo and Edward (Barbara); many grandchildren;  nieces and nephews. There will be a funeral mass on January 25th 9:30am at St. Jude Cathedral followed by burial at Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Catholic Charities of St. Petersburg.

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Services

Funeral Mass
Monday
January 25, 2021

9:30 AM
St. Jude Cathedral
5815 5th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33710

Committal
Monday
January 25, 2021

1:30 PM
Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513

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