Bernard T. McGorty

Connecticut Post (Sunday) - - Business -

Bernard T. McGorty, age 84, en­tered into eter­nal rest on Sun­day, Novem­ber 18, 2018 in Homestead, FL. He was the beloved hus­band of the late Edythe Kir­win McGorty. He was born in Green­wich, CT on May 17, 1934 the son of the late Bernard C. and Kathryn Clark McGorty. Bernard was the Vice Pres­i­dent of Pro­duc­tion Con­trol at the Elec­trolux Cor­po­ra­tion for many years be­fore his re­tire­ment. He proudly served his coun­try as a mem­ber of the United States Air Force. He was a proud Ir­ish­man and very Pa­tri­otic. While liv­ing in Florida, Bernard was a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Le­gion Post # 43, VFW, and Fra­ter­nal Or­der of Moose. He was also a mem­ber of Knights of Colum­bus of Green­wich and the Past Pres­i­dent of the An­cient Or­der of Hiber­ni­ans. Bernard was a proud co- founder of the Green­wich An­nual St. Patrick’s Day Pa­rade. He is sur­vived by three daugh­ters, Kathryn McGorty, Deb­o­rah Spadaro ( Dominick), Cyn­thia McGorty ( Ralph), one son, Ben ( Noreen), eleven grand­chil­dren, Kevin Cor­ne­lio ( Amanda), Patrick Cor­ne­lio, Kaycee Jacaruso ( Vin­cent), Dominick Spadaro ( Brit­tney), Faith Spadaro, Brian McGorty, Kris­ten McGorty ( Bran­don), EJ McGorty, Shan­non Rogers ( Roy), Ben­nie McGorty ( Flo) and Siob­hán McGorty, as well as nine great- grand­chil­dren. He was pre­de­ceased by his brother Charles McGorty. Friends are in­vited to go di­rectly to St. Lawrence Church, 505 Shel­ton Ave., Shel­ton, on Satur­day, De­cem­ber 15 at 11 a. m. for a Mass of Chris­tian Burial fol­lowed by Mil­i­tary Hon­ors. In lieu of flow­ers, memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the Fisher House Foun­da­tion at fish­er­house. org or to Homes for the Brave, 655 Park Ave., Bridge­port, CT 06605. On­line con­do­lences can be left for the fam­ily at www.riverviewfh.com.

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