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Loving husband, father,
grandfather, and great-grandfather
BILLERICA -- Richard Garvey, age 79, beloved husband of Virginia C. (Mannion) Garvey, died Friday, November 16, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing and Rehab in Lowell.
He was born in Somerville, May 24, 1933, a son of the late John and Helen (O'Neil) Garvey, and has been a Billerica resident for the past 42 years.
Mr. Garvey served in the US Marine Corps. during the Korean War.
He worked in Quality Control for Datametrics in Wilmington, and more recently Sipex in Billerica until his retirement at the age of 65.
Besides his wife, he is survived by four daughters and one son, Sandra Mackinnon of Chelmsford, Rick Garvey and his wife, Jill of Chelmsford, Sheri Garvey of Billerica, Linda Garvey of Bedford, and Laurie Hagg and her husband, Jim of Billerica; one brother, Robert Garvey of Cohasset; two sisters, Irene Kocher of Hyde Park, and Ann Sutton of Tewksbury.
He is also survived by
11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was also the brother of the late Jackie Garvey, Mary Elliott, and Helen Rogers.
GARVEY -- Of Billerica, formerly of Somerville, Nov. 16, Richard Garvey. Funeral Tuesday from the SWEENEY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 66 Concord Rd., at 8 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Andrew's Church, Billerica at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be held Monday from 4 - 7 p.m. Burial in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica. Funeral Directors W. J. and Dean M. Laurendeau www.sweeneymemorialfh.com
Published in Lowell Sun on Nov. 18, 2012