Gerald A. Birkmire

Gearald A. “Gary” Birkmire, 74, of Fostoria, died Friday, July 19, 2013, at his home.

He was born June 6, 1939, in Fostoria to Arnold and Lucille (Henry) Birkmire. He married Pamela M. Wolfarth June 22, 1978, at Hope Lutheran Church in Fostoria.

Gary is survived by his wife; two brothers, Robert (Jo) Birkmire and Frank (Charlotte) Birkmire, both of Fostoria; a sister, Susan (Mark) Rupert of Fostoria; father-in-law, John E. Wolfarth of Fostoria; four sisters-in-law, Peggy Wolfarth of Findlay, Jan (Karl) Heaver and Marcie (Greg) Williams, both of Fostoria, Lynn (Derreck) Wagner of Lebanon; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home 301 W. Tiffin St. Fostoria, OH 44830 (419) 435-8118 with the Rev. Dr. Larry Knigga officiating.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday. Burial is at Knollcrest Gardens in Arcadia where military honors will be conducted by the United Veterans’s Group of Fostoria.

Memorials can be made to Hope Lutheran Church in Fostoria.