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Cornelius J. McGarry
PASSAIC, N.J. - Cornelius J. McGarry,

92, of Clifton, NJ, died Monday, May 9, 2005 at St Mary's Hospital in Passaic, NJ. Born in Kilnamanagh, County Roscommon, Ireland, he emigrated to the United States in 1929 settling in West Orange, NJ, and resided in Belleville, NJ before moving to Clifton 45 years ago. Mr. McGarry owned and operated McGarry's Bar and Grill in Newark, NJ for 20 years prior to his retirement in 1982. After his retirement he was employed as a bartender and houseman for the Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton.
Mr. McGarry is a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II who served with the 695th Armored Field Artillery Battalion in the European Theater of Operations and participated in the Invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.
He is a parishoner of St. Andrew R.C. Church in Clifton. Mr. McGarry is predeceased by his wife, the former Helen T. Luby, and seven brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by two daughters, Winifred Kathleen Brady of Middletown and Maria T. McGarryof Wayne, NJ; a brother, Thomas McGarry of Kearny, NJ; three sisters Theresa McGarry of Seacaucus, NJ, Lena Murren of Galway, Ireland and Attracta Lowe of French Park, Ireland and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, 10 a.m. at Allwood Funeral Home, 660-670 Allwood Road, Clifton followed by a mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Andrew R.C. Church, Clifton. Interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Upper Montclair, NJ. Visiting Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Allwood Funeral Home. Memorial donations to Oxfam America, 26 West Street, Boston, Mass 02111 will be appreciated in lieu of flowers.

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