First Posted: 5/9/2007
Dr. Herman S. Garey, 76, Clarks Summit, died May 1, 2007 at the Community Medical Center. His widow is the former Marie Wiorkowski.
Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late Cecil S. and Camilla Herman Garey. He was a resident of the Clarks Summit area for the past 19 years and prior to that he lived in Dalton. Prior to his retirement he was an OB-GYN and this past March he was honored for 50 years of service in the medical profession. He was the past president of the Lackawanna Medical Society, a board member of the Ronald McDonald House and of Planned Parenthood.
He loved gardening and his cats and they will dearly miss him.
A special thank to Dr. Yeager, Dr. Mott, Allied Dialysis Nurses, the doctors and staff in the CCU, Operating Room and anesthesia personnel at the Community Medical Center.
Also surviving are a son, Christopher C., Birdsboro; a daughter, Melissa C. Erkes, Wernersville; and three grandchildren, Chelsea and Corey Erkes and Nicholas Garey.
A private memorial service will be held in Vaughan Cemetery. Arrangements by the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lackawanna Humane Society, 967 Griffen Pond Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411 or the Allied Dialysis Unit, 100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit