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Gary R. Crist

Obituary for Gary R. Crist

July 20, 1948 - May 1, 2018
Norristown, Pennsylvania | Age 69


Gary R. Crist of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 1, 2018. He was 69 years old. Born July 20, 1948 in Norristown, he was the son of the late James E. and Margaret (nee Heller) Crist and the beloved husband of Helen I. (nee Cipollini) Crist with whom he shared 43 years of marriage.

Gary was a graduate of Bishop Kenrick High School Class of 1967. He enlisted in the US Army and served during the Vietnam War as a combat medic. Gary was employed at Lee Tires in Conshohocken, PA and the US Postal Service in Downingtown, PA. Gary loved to hunt and fish and especially go to flea markets to find that hidden treasure.

In addition to his wife Helen, Gary is survived by his two sons; David and his wife Sherry and Gary Jr. and his wife Kelley, four grandchildren; Jacob, Kirsten, Rachel, and Addison, and his sister Deborah Crist.

Relatives and friends are invited to share in Gary's Life Celebration on Wednesday, May 9, from 9 to 10:50 AM at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 200 West Germantown Pike, 610-277-7000. His Funeral Service will be at 11 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be at Washington's Crossing National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Veterans Administration.

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Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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