Gerald McGinnis

Obituary of Gerald H. McGinnis

McGinnis, Gerald H. Age 87 of Horseheads. He was born May 2, 1934 in Elmira, NY, son of the late William and Marie (Whirt) McGinnis, and passed away peacefully alongside his beloved wife on Friday, February 25th 2022. Gerald was the last surviving of his 6 siblings, and also predeceased by his daughter-in-law, Connie McGinnis. In addition to his wife of 69 years, Frances (Gray) McGinnis, he is survived by his children Mark McGinnis, Rodney (Patsy) McGinnis, and Susan (Glenn) McGinnis-Payne; grandchildren Heather (Kevin) McGinnis-Noterfonzo, Sarah (Matt) McGinnis-Harnas, Tony (Amanda) McGinnis, and Scott (Shannon) McGinnis; along with many dear great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Gerald was an outdoorsman with an astonishing work ethic. He loved the holidays with family, and greatly enjoyed cooking and baking his famous caramel corn and Cowboy Coffee Cake to share and celebrate with everyone. He served his country in the U.S. Army before going to work at Westinghouse, later IST, where he retired as a supervisor after 48 years. Family and friends are invited to visit the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., in Horseheads, NY on Tuesday, March 1st 2022 from 4 pm to 6 pm. Private services and interment will be held later with Gerald's family. He will be laid to rest in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads.
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