McGee, M.D., Harry B.
Harry B. McGee, M.D. died Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the Carriage House of Bay City. He was born February 1, 1922 to the late Gladys (Eiler) and Clarence McGee in Saginaw. Dr. McGee was a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and NorthwesternUniversityMedicalSchool. He trained in Ophthalmology at the University of Michigan Hospital and was Board Certified in Ophthalmology. After 34 years he retired from private practice in the AllenMedicalBuilding and became the Medical Director for the General Motors Foundries in Saginaw. Harry was very proud of his service with the U.S. Navy as an enlisted man, and as a Flight Surgeon stationed at Kodiak, Alaska and Whitby Island, Washington during World War II. He also served in the Naval Reserve as Lt CDR Mc until 1955 when he resigned his commission. Harry was a member of St. Hedwig Church, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, MSMS, and AMA. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was honored by the K of C as Knight of the Year in 1976 for his many years of local contributions and special personal effort he made in restoring sight to 20 people in Africa in 1972 while visiting his son, Harry Jr. in Zaire who was serving in the Peace Corps.
In 1948, he married his first wife, Anne Teresa and she died in 1993. He is survived by three children: Harry (Lenore) McGee, Jr., Michele Rotolo, and Paul (Judy) McGee; and eight grandchildren. In 1994 he married his second wife, the former Eva Hickner who survives along with her children: Paul (Mary Lu), Mark (Georgia), Tom (Nancy), Dr.Steve (Carol), Beth Hickner, and 23 grand and great-grandchildren.
The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Saturday, February 23, 2013at 10:00 am in St. Hedwig Church. Dr. McGee will lie in state in church Saturday after 9:00 am. Rev. Kevin Kerbawy will preside and cremation will follow with interment in St. Patrick Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to BayAreaCatholicSchools, St. Hedwig Catholic Church, or Bay Regional Medical Center Foundation. Visting hours with the family will be Friday from 3:30 until 8:30 PM in the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel. Online condolences: www.trahanfc.com
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