Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Bernard McGorty

Born: Greenwich, CT
Lived: Homestead, FL.

Bernard T. McGorty, age 84, entered into eternal rest on Sunday November 18, 2018 in Homestead, FL. He was the beloved husband of the late Edythe Kirwin McGorty. He was born in Greenwich, CT on May 17, 1934 the son of the late Bernard C. and Kathryn Clark McGorty.

Bernard was the Vice President of Production Control at the Electrolux Corporation for many years before his retirement. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force. He was a proud Irishman and very Patriotic. While living in florida, Bernard was a member of the American Legion Post #43, VFW, and Fraternal Order of Moose. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus of Greenwich and the Past President of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Bernard was a proud co-founder of the Greenwich Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

He is survived by three daughters Kathryn McGorty, Deborah Spadaro (Dominick), Cynthia McGorty (Ralph), one son Ben (Noreen), eleven grandchildren Kevin Cornelio (Amanda), Patrick Cornelio, Kaycee Jacaruso (Vincent), Dominick Spadaro (Brittney), Faith Spadaro, Brian McGorty, Kristen McGorty (Brandon), EJ McGorty, Shannon Rogers (Roy), Bennie McGorty (Flo) and Siobhán McGorty, as well as nine great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Charles McGorty.

Friends are invited to go directly to St. Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Ave. Shelton, on Saturday December 15 at 11 am for a Mass of Christian Burial followed by Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fisher House Foundation at fisherhouse.org or to Homes for the Brave, 655 Park Ave. Bridgeport CT. 06605. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.riverviewfh.com.