Raymond A. McGeary, 83, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, surrounded by family.
He is survived by his loving wife Gay O. McGeary, son R. Jeﬀrey McGeary (Susan), grandchildren Olivia L. McGeary and Colton E. McGeary, daughter Meghan McGeary (Chih Kwang), and brother Clyde M. McGeary. His parents were Martha Harriet Mills McGeary and Charles Everett McGeary. He is predeceased by brothers K. Charles McGeary, Frank L. McGeary, Glenn E. McGeary, and sister Martha A. Pifer.
Ray, Class of ’62, graduated from Muskingum University with a bachelor’s degree in history and went on to receive his law degree from Duke University School of Law, Class of ’65.
He became a Trust & Estates banker and resided for many years in Sewickley, Pennsylvania before moving to Carlisle and spending time as the Director of Development for Dickinson School of Law.
In retirement, Ray enjoyed the study of history, antiques, books and clocks. He was a long-standing member of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, Chapter 158. He served the community as a member of the Exchange Club, and as a member of the Cumberland County Historical Society.
A memorial gathering will be held at the Two Mile House, 1189 Walnut Bottom Road in Carlisle on Saturday, November 25th at 2 PM, followed by light refreshments from 3 - 5 PM. Friends and family are welcome.
In lieu of ﬂowers, donations may be given to The Cumberland County Historical Society’s Two Mile House Fund: