Gary L. Rumgay

1621734_profile_pic[1]Gary L. Rumgay, 67, Punxsutawney, died Friday, July 3, 2015, at home.

He was born September 29, 1947, in Indiana, PA, a son of the late Ruth (Ryen) and Charles L. Rumgay.

On December 9, 1989, he married Rebecca A. (Stokes) Rumgay, who survives.

He attended the Punxsutawney First Church of God.

He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Gary enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling, boating, water skiing, dancing, woodworking, and loved his family and his dogs.

He was a former volunteer firefighter with Elk Run Volunteer Fire Company.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the Punxsutawney Country Club.

Gary was a Sergeant with the Pennsylvania State Police for twenty five years and retired from Troop C, Punxsutawney Barracks.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include five children, Amy Bosnick and husband Phil of Johnstown, Kara Shields and Paul Pedrasky of Johnstown, Erica Wayt of Brockport, Beth Bovino and husband Greg of San Diego, CA, and Bud Domino and wife Dayna of Chandler, AZ; four grandchildren, Colton and Caleb Shields, Nathan Wayt, and Avalee Bosnick; step-mother Joyce Rumgay; sister-in-law Susan McKie and husband Robert; brother-in-law Gary Stokes; three dogs, Bachelor, Zoe, and Murphy; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Robert Rumgay and many beloved pets.

Friends will be received from 1 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at the funeral home with Robert S. McKie officiating.

Interment will be in Circle Hill Cemetery, Punxsutawney.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children or to any No-Kill Animal Shelter.

Online condolences may be sent to Deeley Funeral Home.

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