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George Lawrence "Larry" McTavish

July 21, 1941 ~ May 8, 2018 (age 76)

George Lawrence “Larry” McTavish, 76, of Franklin, TN died May 8, 2018 at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Born July 21, 1941 in Gallitzin the son of the late Francis L. and Kathleen (Carrig) McTavish. Preceded in death by a son Matthew on June 19, 1991, brothers Francis, Raymond, Charlie, and Ronnie. Survived by his beloved wife of 51 years the former Linda Phillips, a sister Cindy – Gallitzin brothers Tom (Cynthia) – Williamston, MI. and Jon (Carole) – Gallitzin and numerous nieces and nephews. A 1959 graduate of Gallitzin High School and a graduate of the University of Maryland. Larry served in the United States Air Force. Family and friends mourn the loss of a wonderful man. Larry was an interesting, intelligent and very successful business man who always made family and friends a priority. He always had an interesting story to tell with plenty of details and embellishments. Larry had many years of experience in the corporate world and became a valuable mentor to many people over the years. Family will greet child hood and high school friends from 9 am until time of Funeral Mass at 10 am Saturday May 19, 2018 at St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin. Following mass a Committal Service will be held at St. Patrick Cemetery, Gallitzin. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date in Nashville. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org/800-822-6344) Arrangements by Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church Street, Gallitzin, PA 16641. (www.gibbonsfunerals.com)

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