Loving husband of Janet Acabee (nee Atesian).
Cherished dad of Kristina (Philip) Arsenault, Kevin Schack, Nicole (Charles) Simmons and Kyle (Adriana) Schack.
Dear brother of Sherry (Will) Jones, Jeanne (the late Gerry) Hall, Kenneth (Anne) Schack and Tom Schack and brother in law of Howard (Cathy) Atesian, Diana Davis and Debbie Goodcourage.
Loving grandpa Scott, Kyra, Zabelle, Tasha, Charlie, Thatcher, Reagan and Guapo.
Gary will also be missed by his nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation Thursday, May 25, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Edward Korkoian Funeral Home 836 N. Main Street, Royal Oak (248) 541-8325.
Visitation Friday, May 26, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Armenian Church 22001 Northwestern Highway, Southfield. The funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m.
A Celebration of Life with lunch to follow at 11:30 a.m. at the Veteran's Building across the parking lot from the Church.
A graveside burial service to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations are to Haven https://www.haven-oakland.org/donate or to help the children of Joseph Kolton https://gofund.me/22ae963d.
If writing a check to Haven, please may payable to Haven.
If writing a t check to Joseph Koltonchecks, please make to Karina Iannicello.
Joseph Kolton is a young man who passed away leaving 3 young children. This donation is to help his children's well being.
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