Bachelor of Science in Biology Education, Bloomsburg University, 1973. Master of Science in Secondary Education Biology, Scranton University, 1976.
Teacher Seton Catholic High School, Pittston, Pennsylvania, since 1975, Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke, 1981-1982, 96-97. Middle Atlantic chair, Systems, Applications and Products team science and philosophy department.
Soccer, basketball, and baseball coach. Member National Science Teachers Association, NABT, NCEA, PJAS.
Married William Richard McGarry, May 4, 1974. Children: Billy, Katie.