Romeo F. “Gary” Garritano
September 5, 1925 - October 11, 2016
Romeo F. Garritano, affectionately known as Gary, age 91, of Bear, DE passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
Born in Chester, PA on September 5, 1925, Gary was the son of the late Raphael and Caroline (Masciantonio) Garritano. Devoted to his faith, Gary was a member of St. Margaret of Scotland R.C. Church. He was a manager for many retail stores throughout his career. Gary had a passion for tennis and was an avid player.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Eva E. Zickefose; his daughter, Yvonne Yeatman; 2 brothers; and 1 sister. Gary is survived by his daughters, Patricia Fisher and Shirley McDonald; 1 brother; 5 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.
Friends and family may gather from 9:00 am until 9:30 am on Tuesday morning, October 18, 2016 at St. Margaret of Scotland R.C. Church, 2431 Frazer Road, Newark, DE 19702, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am. Interment will follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2564 Chesapeake City Rd., Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gary’s name may be made to St. Margaret of Scotland R.C. Church at the address above.