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Gary Michael Gilmartin

December 20, 1961 September 19, 2018
Gary  Michael Gilmartin
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Obituary for Gary Michael Gilmartin

Gary Michael Gilmartin, age 56, passed away suddenly at his home on September 19, 2018.

He is survived by:
Wife of 19 years, Sara Beth Gilmartin;
Son, Todd Gilmartin;
Daughter, Megan Gilmartin.
He was preceded in death by:
Mother, Judith Gilmartin; and
Grandparents, Mary and John Gilmartin.

Gary and Sara have lived and been part of the Oak Ridge community since 2004.

Gary retired as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Submarine Force after 20 years of service. He served onboard the U.S.S. Pennsylvania and U.S.S. Tennessee. He founded Gilmartin Engineering Works, a consulting firm in Oak Ridge in 2010. Gilmartin Engineering Works concentrates on work for the Department of Energy.

Gary was an active member with the American Museum of Science and Energy Board of Directors, First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge, and the University of Tennessee Board of Directors for the College of Nuclear Engineering.

A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, September 23rd, 1 PM at First United Methodist Church, Oak Ridge with Rev. Mark Flynn officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Oak Ridge Animal Shelter or to the Free Medical Clinic in Oak Ridge. An online guest book may be signed at

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