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Gay M. (Milius) Fogarty

August 8, 1944 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Gay Fogarty Obituary

Gay M. Fogarty, age 79, of Mt. Lebanon, passed away with her family at her side, on Friday afternoon, February 9, 2024 at St. John Specialty Care Center in Mars.

Born in Cranford, N.J. on August 8, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Hope Ellis Milius.

Surviving are her son, Kenneth C. "K. C." Hopkins, Jr. (Amy Schulties) of Renfrew, her daughter, Jennifer H. Lawrence of Chicago, Ill, her step-sons, Sean Fogarty (Julie Deseyn) of Mt. Lebanon and Tim Fogarty of Los Angeles, CA., a step-daughter, Erin Fogarty of Canonsburg, her former spouse, Kenneth Hopkins, her brother, Howard Milius in New Jersey and her sister, Holly DuBocq (Rev. Bill) of Boston, Mass. Also ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Dr. Gay Fogarty was a graduate of Dickinson and Pitt and who went on to earn her Doctorate at Temple. She then went on to be the owner and Managing Director of The Fogarty Group in Pittsburgh, a career counseling company which worked with major brands such as Heinz and Sony. Additionally she was elected as the President of the Pittsburgh Child Guidance Foundation and served on the Honors Board for the Mentoring Partnership.

GG, as affectionately referred to by her grandchildren, is survived by her grandchildren, Paige, Hope and Jake Lawrence, Jonathan, Matthew and Nicholas Hopkins as well as Shannon, Kaelyn, Alayah and AJ Fogarty.

She was preceded in death by her second husband, John D. Fogarty.

A Celebration of Life is being planned. Arrangements are under the direction of the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.


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