Francis J. "Frank" McGarry

Francis J. ''Frank'' McGarry, age 71, passed away on March 26, 2019 in Wayne. Mr. McGarry was born in Orange, NJ the son of the late Francis and Eileen (nee Kenneally) McGarry. Also known as Frankie, Franco and Unkie, he was a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University earning a BS in Business Administration. He was employed as a manager of a wholesale flower distributer and later owned his own flower shop in Little Falls for many years. Frank also organized and ran 2 bands, The Majestics, and Barfly - the house band at the Waterfront in Wayne. He was the MC and lead singer for the 2 bands. They performed all over North Jersey and were well known by many.

Frank also managed a Wayne men's softball team for several years, winning many championships and many trophies. He held a season's end dinner every year and built a tradition of former older players returning as fans. Frank was an avid baseball and softball fan and an enthusiastic NY Yankees fan.

 

He is survived by his loving sisters: Sharon Liboff, and Amy Stelevich and husband Mark; dear nieces Robin Liboff, and Holly Elrod and husband Drew, nephew, Nelson Stelevich, and great-nieces, Violet & Charlotte; as well as many, many beloved friends.

 

Visiting hours will be Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 5-9 pm and Wednesday from 9-10 am at Moore's Home for Funerals, 1591 Alps Rd. Wayne with a prayer service at 10 am.

 

Interment will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Caldwell.

 

Memorials donations may be made to the Lions Eye Research Foundation, lerf-nj.org