Earl H. McGarry, 95, of Plainfield and formerly of North Riverside, died on Nov. 29, 2016. 

Born on June 9, 1921, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II and, in recent times, participated in the Honor Flight to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. He was also a former member and elder of Grace Lutheran Church in Chicago. 

Mr. McGarry is survived by his daughter, Barbara L. (Kenneth) Akison; his grandchildren, Matthew (Erin) and Christopher and Kevin McGarry; and many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille (nee Younger); and his son, Brian J. (Susan) McGarry. 

Services have been held. Entombment was at Bethania Cemetery. 

Memorial donations are appreciated to Honor Flight Chicago, 938 W. Montana St., Chicago, 60614 (www.honorflightchicago.org). 

Arrangements were handled by Riverside Funeral Directors, the Original Kuratko Family Directors, Brian Kuratko, director.