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Gayle E. Jowett

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Gayle E. Jowett Obituary
Gayle E. (Morrison) Jowett, 76, of Natick, died Monday, October 28, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at the home of her daughter in Holliston. She was the beloved wife of the late John Jowett, who died in 2004. Born in Natick, she was the daughter of the late Bump and Mamadoll (Slaney) Morrison. Gayle was employed for 38 years by New England Telephone. She started as an operator and was later promoted to toll technician, making her one of the first women in the company to hold that job title. She enjoyed winters in Nokomis, Florida where she had numerous friends and was the Queen of the Ruby Red Rogues Red Hatters. Most precious to Gayle was the time spent with her family and friends, but she especially enjoyed making memories with her grandchildren. Gayles true motto in life was "Enjoy the day - life is not a dress rehearsal!" She is survived by two sons, Patrick E Garvey Jr. and his wife Laurie of Framingham, and Joseph L Garvey of Holliston, one daughter Susan M Garvey of Holliston, four step daughters, Lynda Chace, Jodi Cooke, Marcy ONeill and her husband Sean, all of Florida, Cyndy Livesey and her husband Glenn of Seekonk, one brother Peter Morrison and his wife Maura of Groton. She was Nana to 12 grandchildren, Craig, Caitlyn, Joey and Mikey Garvey, Gabrielle Garvey, Kelli Lucier, Billy and Michael Chace, Angela Prokopiak, Miranda ONeill, Corey Livesey, and the late Jamie Varrieur. She also left behind many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was the former wife of Patrick E. Garvey of Natick with whom she maintained a close friendship. She was the sister of the late Lawrence Morrison and Joan Roche. Her funeral service was held on Saturday, November 2 at 11:00 A.M at St Marys Episcopal Church 258 Concord St. Newton Lower Falls. At Gayles request visiting hours were omitted. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Newton Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation - Friends of the Vernon Cancer Center, 2014 Washington Street Newton MA 02462, or to a . Funeral arrangements by the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home Natick. To send Gayles family online condolences please visit www.everettfuneral.com

Published in The Natick Bulletin & Tab from Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2013
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