Cletus John Gariety, 94, of Celina, died on Sunday, June 19, 2011, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1916, in Newport, to Frank Henry and Grace Elizabeth (Miller) Gariety, and they preceded him in death.
His wife, Helen Burton Gariety, preceded him in death in 1992.
He is survived by a son, Pat (Patti) Gariety of Celina; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Gariety; a daughter, Brenda Yaney; seven siblings.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in North Africa.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at W.H. Dick and Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, with the Rev. Matt Overman officiating. Burial will be at Mercer Memory Gardens in Celina.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday at W.H. Dick and Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina. Memorial contributions can be made to the Celina VFW. Condolences may be sent at Dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.