Skip to main content

Merle P. Cary, 82

December 1, 2010

Merle P. Cary, 82, Hemlock Lake, passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at his home.

He was born March 20, 1928, in Rossiter, a son of the late Daniel and Alberta (Pearce) Cary.

He was married to Dolores M. (Hankinson) Cary, who preceded him in death March 16, 2007.

Mr. Cary was a graduate of Glen Campbell High School and served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was retired from the U.S. Pentagon where he worked in U.S. Army Communications.

Surviving relatives include a son, Merle D. Cary and wife Diane of Hemlock Lake; a daughter, Sherry Gresock and husband Mike of Hemlock Lake; a brother, Joe Cary of Arizona; three sisters, Kathy Huey, Alberta Farrell and Linda Johnston, all of Punxsutawney; four grandchildren, Greg Gresock, Holly Gresock, Jeremy Cary and Kasie Hicks; four great-grandchildren, Camryn Cary, Connor Hicks, Jordann Hicks and Brynn Hicks; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Cary; a brother, Fred Cary; and a sister, Louella Gray.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at the McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service and interment will follow at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — During this season of cold and sometimes freezing weather, if you're looking for a way to warm up, then...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Our little town recently saw the arrival of country Star Wynonna Judd, and now, to help the country fans...
VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football stars The latest 'Bad Lip Readings' video skewers...
On Defend Against Cancer Night at PAHS, the Lady Chucks turned up the defensive pressure to match...
The Lady Chucks and Chucks basketball teams, in addition to the wrestling squad, were all in action...
On Monday night, Ethan Riley (pictured here firing up a shot over Brookville's Jordan Tosh) and...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes