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Robert George Garraty PhD

October 24, 1946April 22, 2021

Robert G. Garraty, Phd. (Dr. Bob) of Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, passed away April 22, 2021, in his home, after a two year battle with Pancreatic Cancer.

He was born on October 24, 1946, in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania.

He is survived by his wife MaryJo Jurenas Garraty, his daughter, Noel Garraty Stein and her husband Thomas Stein, his son Sean Garraty, his grandson Max Stein, and granddaughter Clara Stein. He is also survived by his brothers, William and David Garraty and their families.

Bob retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as Deputy Secretary of Labor and Industry. He spent his life trying to make the world a better place for others and he succeeded.

In lieu of flowers, raise a parting glass in his honor.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday April 30, 2021, at 11:00 am, at St. Catherine Laboure Church; 4000 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111. A visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 am, in the church.

  • FAMILY

  • MaryJo Jurenas Garraty, Wife
  • Noel Garraty Stein (Thomas Stein), Daughter
  • Sean Garraty, Son
  • Max Stein, Grandson
  • Clara Stein, Granddaughter
  • William Garraty, Brother
  • David Garraty, Brother

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 30, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, April 30, 2021

Memories

Robert George Garraty PhD

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Mike Edmiston

April 27, 2021

Bob honored his heritage with his heart warming good will and grace. Knowing him was a genuine gift.
Will, Trish & Michael Patrick Edmiston

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