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Barbara M. Gilvey

AGE: 93 • Mahopac

Barbara M. Gilvey of Mahopac, NY passed away July 13, 2014 at her residence. She was born on October 5, 1920 in Woodside, Queens to the late Barbara (Daks) and Luke L. Devlin.

She is survived by her devoted husband John whom she married February 27th, 1943, her loving children Barbara Jeanne Talbot (Bob), John Gilvey (Frederica), Mary Tierney (Frank), Patricia Gilvey, 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Luke Devlin.

Barbara otherwise known as Mema, to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, was famous for her homemade candy and chocolate chip cookies, which she freely distributed to friends, family and anybody who happened to knock on her door.

The family will receive friends at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home Wednesday, July 16th 4-8pm. Her funeral mass will be Thursday, July 17th 10am at St. John the Evangelist Church, Mahopac, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to The Alzheimer's Foundation.

Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home

692 US6, Mahopac, NY 10541


Published in the The Journal News on July 15, 2014
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