Gary E. McLain SR., 63 of Tuckerton, NJ passed away at home on Thursday October 13, 2016. Gary was born in Lakewood, NJ and lived in Brick, NJ before moving to Tuckerton 31 years ago. He worked as a grounds maintenance worker for 33 years for the Ocean County Parks Department and he enjoyed assembling models and spending time with his many foster children.
Gary was predeceased by his parents Elwyn and Luella McLain and his brother Raymond McLain.
He is survived by his loving wife, Loretta of 41 years, his children Jason, Jared and wife Catherine, Julia and husband Dave, Jeannie and husband Jimmy, Gary and wife Amy, Patricia, Matt and Marisa, his sister Donna Franworth and 15 grandchildren.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday October 22, 2016 at 10am at Great Bay Gospel Church 820 Radio Rd, Little Egg Harbor. Burial of ashes will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lakewood, NJ at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Popcorn Park Zoo P.O. Box 43 Forked River, NJ 08731.
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