Frank Michael Shary, 74, passed away at home on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 with his wife and daughter by his side.
Frank was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on January 3, 1944. He graduated from Seton Hall Prep in 1961 and continued on to Seton Hall University where he won many awards in track and field. Frank had a long career in sales and finance, and he was a successful business owner. He enjoyed running, hiking and camping but Frank’s true passion was sailing and spending time on his sailboat, the “WindDancer”.
Frank is preceded in death by his mother and father, Agnes and Frank Shary, and his sister, Carol Shary Gillette.
Frank is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Lynn; his daughters, Elizabeth (Joseph) Margiotta, of Raleigh, NC and Catherine, of Pensacola, FL; his granddaughters, Marguerite and Anna Margiotta; his siblings, Delores Bellew, Patricia Anderson, Paul Shary, Mary Seldan and Christine (Larry) Cuddeback.
A visitation period will be held in the Narthex at 10:30 am with a Memorial Mass following at 11:00 am on Friday, September 14, 2018 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 100 Daniel Drive, Gulf Breeze, and Florida with Father James Grebe officiating.
Our family extends its heartfelt appreciation to all at Emerald Coast Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, 5536 Stewart Street, Milton, FL 32570 or St. Ann Catholic Church, PO Drawer 1057, Gulf Breeze, FL 32562.