Gary Lee Gundling, 79, of Wickliffe passed away Jan. 31st, 2014 at Ames Hospice House in Westlake.
He was born to the late Ira and Helen Gundling in Chicago, Ill. Gary was the owner/operator of Open Pantry Food Mart for 25 years.
Gary was an avid racquet ball player, scuba diver, bike rider and enjoyed traveling. In his later years he was a docent at Cleveland Zoo.
Gary is survived by his beloved family: his wife of 52 years, Arlene; his children, Michael (Elizabeth), Jeffrey, Gary (Michelle) and Lisa (Todd) Henkel; his grandchildren, Deanna, Matthew, Michael, Rachel, Logan, Bailey, Korrie, Adam, Ava, Alec, Connor and Luke; and his best friend "Cooper".
He was preceded in death by his brothers Frank and James.
Donations can be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland 44110 or the Lake County Humane Society, 7564 E Tyler Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060.
Inurnment at All Souls Cemetery at a later date.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 10th at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 29840 Euclid Ave. in Wickliffe.
Memorial Visitation will be from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9th at the Monreal Funeral Home, 35400 Curtis Blvd., Eastlake.