July 26, 1937 - December 18, 2017
Vincent F. Garrity, Jr. “Vince” of Bala Cynwyd, PA died on December 18, 2017 at the age of 80. He was born on July 26, 1937 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Vincent F., Sr. & Anna (Glenn). He was a graduate of Saint Joseph's Preparatory School and College of the Holy Cross, A.B., 1959, Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1962. He was an attorney with Duane Morris, Philadelphia, PA for entirety of career. Practiced business law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Later in Vince’s career, he taught as an adjunct or visiting professor of business law, particularly mergers and acquisitions, at several law schools, including Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, University of Virginia, Penn State Dickinson Law, and Eotvos Lorand University Faculty of Law in Budapest, Hungary. He served in the Army and was a Volunteer Attorney, Support Center for Child Advocates, 2005, Director, M-Able, Inc., 1999-2002, Examiner, 1993 Greater Philadelphia Quality Awards (Local Counterpart of the Malcolm Baldridge Awards). Vince's other involvements include Active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section, Active member of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Recipient of the sixth annual W. Edward Sell Business Lawyer Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Business Law Section, 2017 Recipient of the Dennis H. Replansky Memorial Award from the Business Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, 2004, Recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers, 2003-2005, Elected to membership in The American Law Institute, 1990 and listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 1989-2005. He was the beloved husband of 52 years to Maryellen D. Garrity (nee O’Brien). Father of Vincent F. Garrity, III, Ellen (Brian A.) Velligan, Christopher G. Garrity (Kristine Hicks), and Elisa M. Garrity. Cherished grandfather of James A. and Sophia M. Velligan, and Kennedy Shelby. Brother of Thomas M. Garrity and Mary Ann Ryan (nee Garrity). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in memory of Vincent on Saturday, December 23rd, at 11:00 a.m., at Saint Matthias Catholic Church, 128 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA, 19004. A viewing will be held before the Funeral Mass beginning at 10:00 a.m. Immediately following the Funeral Mass: West Laurel Hill Cemetery, 225 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, #102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or alz.org.
Vincent F. Garrity, Jr. “Vince” of Bala Cynwyd, PA died on December 18, 2017 at the age of 80. He was born on July 26, 1937 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Vincent F., Sr. & Anna (Glenn). He was a graduate of Saint Joseph's Preparatory... View Obituary & Service Information
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