The Life of Joseph T Garrity

Joseph T. Garrity, 58, of Drexel Hill, PA, died suddenly July 7, 2018 at Delaware County Memorial Hospital.

Born and raised in the Northeast, he was a graduate of Father Judge High School and Temple University. A long time resident of Delaware County, the last 18 years were in Drexel Hill. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force as a carpentry specialist where he sharpened his construction skills.

Joe was currently employed as a Registered Architect by Array for the past 27 years. An avid golfer, football and TV buff, he enjoyed military and architectural history. A quiet unassuming man, he could always be counted on when needed. He will best be remembered as a loving husband, dad, grumpa brother and uncle. 

Survivors: include his wife of  26 years, Teresa (nee Locke); Sons, Thomas (Jackie), Joseph and Patrick; sisters, Kathlleen Moore, Karen Pashley,  Maureen Christie, Joanne Salinas, brother Kevin Garrity and grandson Anthony

Service: Funeral Service will be 12 noon Monday, July 16, 2018, at Toppitzer Funeral Home at Arlington, 2900 State Rd., Drexel Hill

Visitation:  10:30 am  Monday at the Toppitzer Funeral Home at Arlington

Interment: Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Contributions: in his memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-9959, would be preferred

Arrangements: Toppitzer Funeral Home, Drexel Hill.



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Temple School days

I remember Joe having a great sense of humor and always using the school wood shop. Condolences to the family.

Posted by Nadia D on 7/15/2018


My deepest sympathies go out to all of Joey's relatives and friends. Having lost my own brother not that long ago please know that my heart is with you now. Sincerely, Nan Heisler Poppa

Posted by Nan P on 7/16/2018