Allen T. McGary

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Allen T. McGary

December 19, 1958 - August 07, 2018

Allen T. McGary, 59, of Warren, Pa., died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, after an extended illness.
He was born Dec. 19, 1958, in New Castle, Pa. Allen was the son of the late Albert and Marion Hart McGary.
He was a Warren area resident since 2003 and grew up in Volant, Pa., He also resided in Pleasantville, Pa., from 1989 to 2003.
Allen was a 1977 graduate of Lawrence County Area Vocational Technical High School, New Castle. He was previously employed with Kaufman Hardware of New Wilmington, Pa., and then was owner/operator of Pleasantville Hardware from 1989 to 2000 in Pleasantville.
He was a member of Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church, Warren; lifelong member of the National Rifle Association; and member of Jamestown Rifle Club and Lakewood Rod and Gun Club.
He was an avid hunter; Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers fan; and especially enjoyed NASCAR. His favorite driver was Jeff Gordon. He was previously a member and former Assistant Chief of the Volant Volunteer Fire Department.
He was a scratch golfer and former member of the Union City Country Club. Allen was a member of the Just for Today Narcotics Anonymous Group.
Allen is survived by his wife of 34 years, Leslie Dangelo McGary, whom he married June 16, 1984, at St. Joseph Church, Sharon, Pa.; one aunt, Millicent McConnell of New Wilmington; several cousins, including Barbie Haverty of Cassadaga, N.Y.; mother-in-law, Catherine Dangelo of Warren; two brothers-in-law, Daniel Dangelo of Milton, Fla., and David Dangelo of Pittsfield, Pa.; and his two faithful Labrador retrievers, Lady and Breea.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Joseph Dangelo.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc., 304 East St., Warren, Pa., on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m., where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at 11 a.m. with Father James Gutting, Pastor, officiating, assisted by Deacon Raymond Wiehagen. Further visitation hours will be held on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Smith Funeral Home., 310 W. Neshannock Ave., New Wilmington, where a funeral service will be conducted Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, with Rev. Rebecca Rosengarth, pastor of New Wilmington United Methodist Church.
Interment will be in Fair Oaks Cemetery, New Wilmington.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Transplant House of Cleveland, 11514 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44106; Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation, Box 241, Harborcreek, Pa., 16421; Holy Redeemer Church Building Center Fund, 11 Russell St., Warren, Pa. 16365; or Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, N.Y. 10598.
Condolences may be offered by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on August 9, 2018
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