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Richard Jay McGainey, Sr.

January 27, 1950 ~ July 14, 2019 (age 69)


Richard Jay McGainey, Sr., 69, of Swanton, MD, died Sunday, July 14, 2019, at his residence.

Born January 27, 1950, in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Roberta (Long) McGainey, Dundalk, MD and the late John McGainey.

Mr. McGainey was a teacher at Woodright for Baltimore Co. Adult Education, teaching woodworking for 27 years. He was a graduate from Patapsco High School, Dundalk and Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO.

Along with his mother, he is survived by his wife, Ellen Marie (Thompson) McGainey; one son, Richard Jay McGainey, Jr.; one daughter, Wendy Abott; two brothers, Robert and Ronald McGainey; three sisters, Roberta Music, Joyce Buxkemper and Janice Martel; eight grandchildren, Kevin Abbott, Olivia Abbott, Emily Palmer, Jeremy McGainey, Mason McGainey, Hailey McGainey, Ella McGainey and Aubrey McGainey.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, MD, on Thursday, July 18, 2019, from 2-4 p.m. Cremation will follow.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.

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July 18, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., Grantsville
179 Miller Street
Grantsville, MD 21536

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