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Bertha Garrity

August 22, 1933 — March 23, 2021

Ann Garrity, age 87, of Hyattsville MD, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Beloved wife of 60 years to the late John Joseph Garrity. Loving mother of Kevin and John Garrity, Jr. and his wife, Karen. Devoted Grammy to Kelly, Colleen and Kerry Ann, and great grandmother to Kamila Garrity. Born in North Carolina, she was the daughter of Minnie Lou Peterson and Edgar Robinson Carter. She was predeceased by siblings Edgar Robinson, Amy Robert (Bob), Minnie Louise, Irene Elouise, and Harry Carter. Ann enjoyed a 42-year career with the Department of the Navy, retiring as a civilian Director of Procurement for Ships Maintenance Monitoring Support Office. Till her last days, Ann joked that she still worked a 'full time job,' managing properties and trading in the stock market during her free time. Friends may call at Gasch's Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 7501 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 10 a.m. Internment at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23066.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, April 15, 2021

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St. Marks the Evangelist Catholic Church

7501 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20783

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Interment

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Starts at 1:45pm (Eastern time)

Maryland Veterans Cemetery-Cheltenham

11301 Crain Hwy, Cheltenham, MD 20623

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