Gary McShane

Obituary of Gary McShane

McShane, Gary 1935-2010 ~ surrounded by his loving family, Gary passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Monday, June 28th at the age of 74. Beloved husband of 52 years to Rita (Pizzacalla) McShane. Loving father of Ron and his wife Angela McShane, Merilou and her husband Tony Nero and Gina and her husband Hank Andrulis. Proud papa of Melissa and Ashley McShane, Matthew, Alex and Adam Nero and Jeffrey Andrulis. Dear brother of Arlene (Bob) Davis. Predeceased by parents Bessie and William McShane and brother Robert McShane. Brother-in-law of Joe (Helen) Pizzacalla, Pat (Babs) Pizzacalla, Monsignor Dominic Pizzacalla and Grace (Don) Roberts. Predeceased by brothers-in-law Nick survived by his wife Josephine Pizzacalla and Tony survived by his wife Florence Pizzacalla. Gary will be missed by many nieces and nephews. He worked for 27 years at Hayes Dana, past president H.D.E. Association retiring in 1990. Gary was a diehard Toronto Maple Leaf and Blue Jay fan and enjoyed playing, coaching and umpiring local baseball games. He was also an avid Thorold Blackhawks supporter. Gary was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, Thorold, a member of the Knights of Columbus and past president of the Holy Name Society.