OBITUARY

Theodore "Ted" James Gariety

September 10, 1950November 1, 2018
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Theodore J. Gariety, 68, passed away November 1, 2018 in Portland Oregon. Ted was born September 10, 1950 to James & Frances (Francis) Gariety.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Gariety. He is survived by his mother Frances (Francis) Gariety of Piqua, son Andrew (Amber) of Portland OR, daughter Tina Wilcoxson (John) of Lake Placid FL; brothers: Tom (Christy) of Centerville OH, Terry (Diane) of Portland OR, Tim of Houston OH, sisters: Teresa (Andy) Klepp of Asheville NC, Toni Ann (Jim) Daniel of Piqua OH and Tammy (Dave) Christian of Troy OH, 8 grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews & cousins.

Ted graduated from Ft. Loramie High School, class of 1969. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1971-1973. He later Ted graduated from Bell & Howell Technical School in Columbus with a degree in electronic design engineering.

Ted moved to Washington State in the mid 1990's to work at ControlTek as a Senior Engineer. He studied computer Science at Washington State University.

Ted enjoyed ballroom dancing, the Indianapolis 500, bowling, golf and fishing. Ted was a certified pilot and took great pleasure in flying small aircraft.

The funeral service will be Tues. Nov 13 at 11:00 AM at Vancouver Funeral Chapel, Vancouver WA. Internment is at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland Oregon.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, November 13, 2018
  • Graveside Service with Military Honors Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Theodore "Ted" James Gariety

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Bonnie Bender Josefovsky

November 13, 2018

Good memory of Ted-at our 35th reunion he was so proud that he could still wear his 1969 Ft. Loramie High School jacket!

Karla Schaapveld

November 11, 2018

Dance partner, 2008 Indy 500, shared aviation experiences, and friend. Theo, you are and will be missed!

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