Ervin F. McNamara, 85, died at home. Born in Fort Wayne, he was charter founder of Anthony Wayne Services and the first executive director for 20 years, retiring in 1979. He was a World War II and Korean War Army veteran. Surviving are his wife, Kathryn; a daughter, Michelle McNamara Fry of Fort Wayne; two sons, Michael of West Linn, Oregon; and Mark of Lake Oswego, Oregon; a sister Virginia Fenstermaker of Vancouver, Washington; two brothers, Bertram of Milwaukee, and Marlyn of Tavatres, Florida; and five grandchildren.
Private family entombment in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials to Heartland Hospice. Arrangement by C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home.