NEW CASTLE, PA (MyValleyTributes) – Gary Gene Garretson, 68, of New Castle, Pennsylvania, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, following respiratory failure.
Gary was born May 8, 1950, in New Castle, Pennsylvania, a son of Walter and LaVerne Garretson.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and after he was honorably discharged, he was employed in car sales.
He was of the Catholic faith.
Gary is survived by his children, Shaun A. Garretson of East Liverpool and Christie K. (Robert J.) Plizga, Sr. of Warren; grandchildren, Robert J. Plizga, Jr., Michael J. Plizga and Kaitlyn M. Plizga; his mother, LaVerne; siblings, Jay (Elaine) Garretson, Laura (Ron) Adams and Ginger (Donald) Stoner and eight nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by his father, Walter.
Friends will be received 12:30 p.m., prior to the Funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 at Blessed Sacrament Church, Warren.
Funeral arrangements handled by Holloway-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, April 17 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.