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Robert McGarvin II


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Robert McGarvin II
1948-2009
HOOSICK FALLS, NY - Robert Joseph "Bobby" McGarvin II, 61, passed peacefully on Wednesday Dec. 30, at home surrounded by his family and friends. He resided with his wife, Patricia Jean Springer McGarvin, on Water Street.
Bob was born on August 8, 1948, in Bennington, son of the late Robert Joseph and Mary M. Finzer McGarvin. He graduated from Hoosick Falls High School, and was a veteran of the Army, serving in Vietnam. While serving in the Army, he received the Army Commendation Medal in 1969 and the Bronze Star Medal in 1970. Bob was a former owner and operator of the Farmers Inn on Rt. 7 in Hoosick, a former police officer for the village of Hoosick Falls and was formerly employed by Oak-Mitsui in Hoosick Falls.
He leaves his wife, Patricia, and daughters, Polly Harrington (Craig Colvin) and Krista Dooley (Thomas); sons, Roland E. O'Brien (Theda) and Dennis C. O'Brien, all of Hoosick Falls; sisters, Christine McGarvin of La. and Marion Stevens (Harold) of Hoosick Falls; brothers, William Goodermuth (Nancy) of South Carolina and Raymond McGarvin (Kelly) of Hoosick Falls; ten grandchildren, Joshua, Erick, Nick, Rolly, Logan, Vanessa, Kody, Patricia, Roxanne and Alicia; two great grandchildren, Ayden O'Brien and Alexis Jade. Bob also leaves several nieces, nephews, many friends and his cat Kat.
He is predeceased by a son Robert Joseph McGarvin III.
FUNERAL NOTICE: No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the care of the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street, Hoosick Falls, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, through the funeral home.
Published in Bennington Banner on Jan. 4, 2010
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