Ross G. Gerrity (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest July 1, 2008 at the Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Ross G. Gerrity, 63, husband of Mrs. Wendy Gerrity of Augusta, GA. Dr. Gerrity was a Professor of Pathology at the Medical College of Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Saskatchewan, his PhD from Australian National University in Canberra, Australia and his Post Doctorate from the McMaster Medical Center in Canada. Internationally recognized for his research in cardiovascular disease, Dr. Gerrity has authored numerous papers and book chapters. Two of these papers were peer selected as 2 of 100 important papers in his field in the 20th century. Additionally he has served on numerous committees, including those of the National Institute of Health and The American Heart Association. In addition to his wife, family members include his daughters: Bindi (Vince) Wiernicki of Hawaii, Carly Gerrity of New York and Brianna Gerrity of Las Vegas, granddaughters; Bayleigh Wiernicki, Sydney Wiernicki and Olivia Lamb, brothers; George Gerrity and James Gerrity. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 5, 2008 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Rev. Lou Scales and Rev. Consuela Gerrity officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the garden room of Thomas Poteet and Son. The family ask that memorials be made in Dr.Gerrity's honor to the American Heart Association, 1105 Fury's Lane, Suite D, Augusta, GA 30907. Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA. 30907 (706) 364-8484 www.thomaspoteet.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-July 3, 2008


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