GALVIN James L. Jr. of Needham October 26, 2013. Age 89. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor M. (McGauley) Galvin. Devoted father of James L. “Jay” Galvin III and his wife Marianne “Jill” of Westood. Lovingly grandfather of Jacqueline Medeiros and her husband Jared of Bristol, RI, Brittany Galvin of NY, James L. Galvin IV of Westwood. Also survived by his nephews Gregory McGauley and his wife Patti and family of Newton, and Walter McGauley and his wife Nora and family of Newton. Jim was a retired manufacturers rep. Graduate of Boston College High School 1942, and Boston College 1949, received his Masters Degree in social work, class of 1951. Past President of the Newton Kiwanis Club, Member of the Needham K of C #1611. Longtime parishioner and usher at St. Bartholomew Church. WW II Army Veteran. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 1305 Highland Avenue, NEEDHAM, Thursday at 9:00 A.M. Funeral Mass at St. Bartholomew Church, Needham, at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Needham. Expressions of sympathy may be made in James’ memory to the Monastery of St. Clare, 920 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain 02130. For directions and guest book www.gfdoherty.com George F. Doherty & Sons Needham 781-444-0687
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Published in Boston Herald from Oct. 28 to Oct. 30, 2013
George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home
1305 Highland Avenue Needham, MA 02492