PHOENIX, NY – Paul J. Garrett, 90, of South Granby Road, Fulton, NY, passed away at Oswego Hospital on Sunday March 18, 2012.
He was born in Cato, NY, to his late parents, Carrie (Dennington) and James P. Garrett on July 29, 1921.
A veteran of World War II, Company C, 48 th Engineer Battalion, 1942 to 1945, European and African Theatres.
Returning stateside, he became a master mechanic with Sealright Corp., Fulton, retiring in 1988, after 43 years of service.
He was a long-time member of Cody Volunteer Fire Department.
He was predeceased by his loving wife of 58 years, the former Frances B. Temple in 2003.
Surviving are his daughters, son and in-laws, Paula Eastman of Fulton, Don and Judy Garrett of Albion, Melva and Larry Minier of North Rose and Gladys Roarke of Fulton; one sister, Dorothy and Earl Longley of Fulton; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins.
Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home, 431 Main St., with Rev. Carrie Schofield-Broadbent officiating.
Burial immediately following in Jacksonville Cemetery, 9250 Fenner Road, Lysander, with firefighter and military rites.
Contributions: to Alzheimer’s Association, “in loving memory of his late wife, Frances B. Garrett,” 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204.