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Gary L. Burroway

August 28, 1938 ~ May 30, 2018 (age 79)

DOYLESTOWN – Gary L. Burroway, age 79, passed away unexpectedly on May 30, 2018.

Born on August 28, 1938 in Uhrichsville, OH to the late James and Ruth (Laizure) Burroway, he was a 1960 graduate of Ohio State University and resident of Doylestown since 1967. Retiring from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. after 30 years, Gary was a member of Zion Lutheran Church where he was council president and was a member and past president of the Doylestown Lions Club. He had volunteered for LifeCare Hospice for 12 years and was previously with Wadsworth-Rittman Hospice.  Gary also volunteered for the Wayne County Meals on Wheels for many years and Morning Star Farm Ministries.

Preceded in death by his brother, James; sister-in-law, Betty, he is survived by his wife of 50 years, Marianne; son, Jeffrey (Joyce) of Xenia, OH; daughter, Laura Omalley of  Doylestown; granddaughter, Caitlyn Grace; brother, Glenn Burroway of New Philadelphia; sister-in-law, Linda (Gus) Grunit of Portsmouth; nephews, Jim (Chris), David (Kellie), Bill (Sarah), and John (Jennifer) Burroway; other family and friends.

Funeral service will be on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, OH, 44230 with Pastor Christopher Bartholomew, officiating.  Burial will be at Chestnut Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call on Monday from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH, 44691 or Zion Lutheran Church, 65 E. Clinton St., Doylestown, OH 44230.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-658-2211)

Donations may be made to:

LifeCare Hospice
1900 Akron Rd., Wooster OH 44691

Zion Lutheran Church
65 E. Clinton St., Doylestown OH 44230

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