Gary A. Kirby

Gary A. Kirby, age 76, of Bear, DE passed away peacefully on Monday April 16th at Seasons Hospice. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Anna (Johansen) and Alfred Kirby. He worked as a Production Engineer at Dupont, prior to his retirement.

Gary is survived by his daughter, Colleen Kirby; son, Gary Kirby; grandchildren, Keri and Cecelia Kirby; great-grandchildren, Rowan and Olivia; his brother, Edwin Kirby (Mary Etta); his sisters, Sharon Budinger, Susan Ternoski (John), Lisa Lugo (Joe); and his former wife Mary Jane Kirby.

Friends and family are welcome to join us at Mealey Funeral Homes, 2509 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808 on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 2:30 pm. Memorial service will follow at 3:45.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to: VCA Pike Creek Animal Hospital, which supports PAWS, a no kill animal shelter. Checks made payable to VCA Pike Creek can be mailed to: 297 Polly Drummond Hill Rd. Newark, De. 19711.


Submitted by Nathan Parrish on
My condolences to your family and dear friends. He gave so much to family and friends. And he defintely will be missed. But we are never alone. Put your trust in our heavenly farther. He can give you the strength and courage. You need at this time. Isaiah 40;31

Submitted by George Doto on
My condolences to Gary's family and friends. He was a great friend to myself and many of his DuPont co-workers. He will be greatly missed. Rest in peace my dear friend.

Submitted by Rebecca on
I am so sorry for your loss. Death can be so hard to bear. But the memories of your loved one that you shared can bring comfort and so can the words find at John 5:28,29 Sincere Rebecca