Mr. Gary S. ShumwayNovember 9, 1950 ~ August 5, 2017 (age 66)
Gary S. Shumway, 66, of Port Jefferson Station, New York passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 5, 2017 with his loving wife and daughters by his side after a 3-1/2 year courageous battle with brain cancer.Gary is the epitome of what every man should aspire to be - devoted husband of almost 45 years to Geralyn, amazing father to Jennifer (Konstantinos) and Alison (Jeffrey) and cherished grandfather to Nicholas, Emma, Ava and Alivia.Gary was born to Harold S. Shumway and the late Janet L. Shumway on November 9, 1950. He is also survived by his siblings Gail (Bruce), Cindy (George), Wayne (Teresa), Joan and the late Alan.With an abundance of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends, Gary gave and received more love in his lifetime than most people could ever hope for. He was a man dedicated to both his family and his career, which he also loved immensely.
After graduating from Sewanhaka High School, Gary began his 26-year career with New York Telephone. Upon retirement, he embarked on his 24 year career as Director of Planning at William F. Collins, AIA Architect. When Gary wasn't at the office, he enjoyed spending time with his loved ones, enduring the ups and downs of his favorite sports teams and listening to his 700+ vinyl record collection.
To say that Gary will be missed would be an understatement, but the legacy he leaves behind will be carried on by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Good Shepherd Hospice and Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital.