Gary R. Mangurian, 80 of Binghamton passed away Sunday afternoon, March 28, 2010 at Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center after a brief illness surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by by his loving wife of 53 years, Patricia Massar Mangurian; a devoted brother-in-law, Cyril and Kathryn Massar and their children, Kathleen, Cyril III and Mark; a sister, Virginia Terrell and her children, Susan and Bill; special god-children, Joseph Kessler and Maria Palmatier; cousin, Florence Chakmakjian; very close special friends, Lorry and Walt Kessler and family. Gary was an active member of SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Binghamton and the Men's Club. He was a devoted Bingo caller and a member if it's social club (Couples Club). He was a volunteer CHOW worker and past president of Beaver Lake Association and retired from Cascade Electric. Gary was very proud of his Armenian Ancestory.
A Funeral Mass will be offered at SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Binghamton, Wednesday at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton, Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in memory of Gary may be made to St. Cyril's Repair My Church Fund, 148 Clinton St. Binghamton, NY 13905 or St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church, 12 Corbett Avenue, Binghamton, NY 13903.
Look around you and thank the volunteers you see this week! -Susanne