Gary is survived by his brother, Mike Wnek and his wife Carol of WA; sisters, Laura Merchant and her husband Daniel II of TX, Diane Ohanian and her husband Jim of CT; nephews, Zachary Wnek and his wife Brittany of ID, Daniel Merchant III and his wife Carrie of CO, Tony Bellamo of CT; Nieces, Jacynda and her husband Chad of WA, Chelsea Hedeman and her husband Steve of CO, Emily Merchant and her fiancé John of CO; great-nephews, Sawyer, Harrison and & Landon Wnek and Wade Wheeler; great-nieces, Hazel Wheeler and Neve Merchant.
Gary enjoyed family and friends, traveling, sports, music (especially The Beatles), nature and gardening. He developed a passion for daylilies and was a member of the American Daylily Society. He was an avid photographer and he will be remembered for his beautiful photos of flowers, nature, family and friends.
The family would like to thank all of the doctors, nurses and staff at Maine Medical, Lahey Clinic, Autumn Lake, and Beacon Hospice for their exceptional care. And a special thanks for all the prayers and support from family and friends while Gary never gave up hope.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday July 10, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery, Bow Lane in Middletown. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Felician Sisters, 1315 Enfield St, Enfield, CT 06082. To share memories or express condolences online please visit www.biegafuneralhome.com.