Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home

6131 St Joe Road, Fort Wayne, IN


Dorothy M. McGary

May 31, 1928March 19, 2020

Dorothy M. McGary, 91, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 at her home. Born on May 31, 1928 in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Clement and Eleanor (Breen) Jehl.

Dorothy was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Maureen McGary, Pat Creigh, Nancy (Dave) Worrel, Mollie Zimmerman; sons, Mike (Peggy) McGary and Bill (Juanita) McGary; 15 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sisters, Virginia (Danilo) Castro, Pat Flory; sisters-in-law, Pat McGary, Sallie Jehl, and Dixie Jehl. She is preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, William J. McGary, Jr; son-in-law, Kevin Creigh; sister, Marjorie (Donald) Boneff; brothers, Donald (Suzanne) Jehl, James Jehl, and Clement Jehl.

A private graveside service will be held for Dorothy, with a memorial mass and a celebration of life at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Turnstone and masses. Arrangements are entrusted to Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home.


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Dorothy M. McGary

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sherrie burford

March 23, 2020

I was so sorry to hear about Dorothy's passing. My deepest condolences. I love your family, and wish you all peace.

Nancy and Eric Forst

March 21, 2020

Nancy Worrell and family, We didn’t know your mother. She had to be a wonderful person because she raised you Nancy and you are a terrific gal. Our hearts are with you during this time of the loss of your Mother.

Adams Lake Family

March 21, 2020

A grand lady who made everyone feel and know they were special. To the McGary kids "thanks for sharing your mom with us.