Gary L. Commins

Gary L. Commins, age 73, of Mount Vernon passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at the Knox Community Hospital.

He was born on November 16, 1946 in Oswego, NY to the late Edward and Corinne (Lybarger) Commins.  Gary was a graduate of Tri State College where he earned a bachelor’s degree.  He was employed for many years at Johns Manville in Houston, Texas.  Gary was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Amvets Post #95, and Colonial City Moose Lodge #2555.  He was a veteran serving in the United States Air Force from 1971-1973.

He is survived by his loving companion Cynthia Rummel; his sister Marcia Kelly; his niece Jolynn (Luke) Zawilski; and his two great nieces Ashlynn and Emma Zawilski.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 2-4PM at the Colonial City Moose Lodge (417 W. High St. Mount Vernon).

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council.

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