garry  upright

Garry Ronald Upright of Weirton died peacefully in his sleep at his residence on January 23, 2023, after a short battle with cancer. He was 69 years old.

He was the son of the late Louise Gramer Curtis and Kurt Upright.

Garry served his country proudly as a member of the United States Navy.

Garry dedicated his career to helping children, he started with the Children’s Home of Kingston and ended at DFY Highland helping hundreds if not thousands of kids in the process.

Garry is survived by his loving wife of forty-five years, Barbara Upright, his daughter Nicole Upright and her partner Will Sealock and his son Jason Upright. He was the loving grandfather of Caleb and Logan Sealock who made the last 15 years of his life a blessing. He is also survived by his sister Adeline and nieces Dina and Staci and his brother Sidney and nephews Curt and Carl.

Garry’s request for cremation has been honored, no services have been planned at this time.

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  1. Sid, Curt and family: It’s been many years so I’m not sure if you even remember me, but I’d like to say how sorry I am for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Barb: I can’t even imagine what you are going through right now. My heart breaks for you please know you are in my thoughts & prayers. May God watch over you & your wonderful family.
    Tammy Kozora

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