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Joseph V. McGarrity

May 20, 1945 ~ June 20, 2019 (age 74)

Joseph V. McGarrity.  June 20, 2019.  Age 74.  Devoted husband of Eileen (nee McGlynn).  Beloved dad of Colleen McGarrity and Megan Gleason (Bobby). Loving Pop Pop of Sarah, Dominic, Claire, Jennifer and Emily.  Also survived by his brother Victor, cousin Joan Catrombone, the Merrigan family and many nieces and nephews.  Joe will be sadly missed by his best buddy Barkley.

Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Thursday 6 to 8 P.M. and again Friday 8:30 to 9:30 A.M. at Hollen Funeral Home, 3160 Grant Avenue (W. of Academy Road).

Funeral mass 10:30 A.M. St. Hilary of Poitiers Church Rydal, PA.

Interment to be held on Tuesday July 2, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at Washington Crossing National Cemetery.  Joe's family would like all family and friends who wish to attend to be at the cemetery no later than 10:45 A.M.

In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to Fox Chase Cancer Center in Joe's name.

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Arrangements handled by Hollen Funeral Home, Inc.  3160 Grant Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19114.  Thomas J. Fluehr F.D.  (215) 698-2500

Florists shall deliver flowers to the funeral home no later than 3:00 P.M. on Thursday June 27th.

Donations may be made to:

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19111-2497

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