Gary R. Nare, 58, of Ridge Road in Canajoharie passed away peacefully at his home on May 25, 2014. He was born in Amsterdam, NY, on June 3, 1955, the son of the late Richard and Carolyn Bobilin Nare.
Gary was a lifetime resident of the area and was a participant of Liberty Enterprises. He was a member of the Fonda Reformed Church. He also enjoyed eating all things good, such as pizza, chips and sweets, music, dancing and bowling. Gary enjoyed children and babies along with spending time with family, often mimicking their gestures. He also liked to wrestle with his brothers and nephews.
His loving family includes his siblings, Gloria Bruno (Anthony), John Nare (Lorna), Tom Nare, Bill Nare (Linda), Dennis "Hank" Nare (Terri), Barb Smith, all of Fonda and Sharon Carpenter (Andy) of Fort Hunter; loving stepmother, Margaret "Peg" Nare along with step siblings, Richard Krohn (Gretchen), Mary Keegan (Michael), Michelle Egelston (John) and Jacqueline Morris (Bill); nieces and nephews, John, Matthew, Joshua, Mark, Isaiah (Haley), Cara (Jeff), Jeremiah (Jennette), Hannah, Luke, Kyle, Carolyn, Michael, Dean, Megan, Erica, Vanessa (Matthew), Katherine, John, Ryan, Audrey, Grant, Paula, Madeline, Tillie, Mary and Billy along with a great nephew, Ethan. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. He also leaves behind his fellow housemates at Ridge Road and many friends at Liberty.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday evening, May 27, 2014, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main Street, Fultonville NY 12072. A funeral service will take place at the Fonda Reformed Church on Broadway in Fonda on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Jenni Yeske will officiate. Burial will take place at Evergreen Cemetery in Fonda. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: the Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Ave., Gloversville, NY 12078; Fonda Reformed Church, 19-21 Broadway, Fonda, NY 12068; or Liberty Enterprises, PO Box 515, Amsterdam, NY 12010.
A special thank you to Liberty for their care and friendship to Gary over the years, especially since he's taken residency at Ridge Road. Please visit the family's online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com