North Grosvenordale, CT – Surrounded by his family, Mr. David C. Gity passed away at the UMass Medical Center on February 13, 2016 after an illness.
Mr. Gity leaves his wife, Doina Gity; and daughter, Andrea, both of N. Grosvenordale. In addition, he is survived by his sister, Norma LoMonaco (James); his nephew Matthew; and nieces, Sarah and Bethany LoMonaco.
A life long resident of North Grosvernordale, CT, Mr. Gity attended Thompson Public Schools and following took a post graduate degree at the H.H. Ellis Regional-Vocational Technical School in tool making. He subsequently earned a degree in Engineering at Norwich Technical Community College.
Mr. Gity was employed for many years at the Sanitary-Dash Corporation in North Grosvernordale as plant engineer. Afterwards, he owned his own company, Maxim Tool Co. He completed his work career as a design engineer at Linemaster Switch Corporation in Woodstock, CT.
A life long weather enthusiast, Mr. Gity captured weather data for the Thompson area and provided detailed weather information to the National Weather Service as well as regional radio and television outlets.
Mr. Gity was a senior member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, and was a certified contributor of the Citizen Weather Observers Program with NOAA.
All are invited to visit with Mr. Gity’s family on Thursday February 18, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main Street, North Grosvenordale, CT followed by a funeral service at 12:00 noon in the funeral home. Burial will follow in West Thompson Cemetery. For memorial guestbook, visit www.GilmanAndValade.