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Robert George Garvey
  • December 22, 1943
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  • February 18, 2017

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Robert George Garvey, 73, New Smyrna Beach Florida, passed away, Saturday, February 18, 2017. Robert Garvey was born 12-22-1943 in New York City, New York to George and Frances Garvey. He graduated from Brooklyn Tech in 1961.  Robert joined the United States Army in 1965 and served his country during the Vietnam War, earning a Purple Heart.  On May 30, 1969 he married Anna Marie Conter in Brooklyn, New York. Robert retired from ConEdison in 1999 where he worked for 36 years.  He loved to garden, hunt, and enjoyed everything techy.  Robert also enjoyed mystery and detective shows, and spending time with his family. Robert is survived by his wife of 48 years, Anna Marie Garvey, his two sons, Robert Garvey and his wife Adele of Port Orange, FL, and Kevin Garvey and his wife Lezle of Newburgh, NY; three grandchildren, Cole Garvey, Chelsea and Courtney Chapman, his sister Virginia Osweiler of Edgewater, FL, his brother Ronald Garvey of Struthers, Ohio and several nieces and nephews, and his dog Dottie. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Frances Garvey. A celebration of life service will be held at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, 5525 US-1, Mims, FL 32754. Date and time to be determined.

Graveside service will be 3:00 PM March 3 at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery Mims, FL.


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  1. Nancy and Frank Nielson lit a candle:
    28 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 28, 2017 at 2:02:51 PM

  2. Lisa Pruitt lit a candle:
    27 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 27, 2017 at 2:10:47 PM

  3. Lisa Pruitt lit a candle:
    27 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 27, 2017 at 2:09:52 PM

  4. Stephen H. Lancelot says:
    27 Feb 2017
    To the Garvey family -
    I grew up with Bob as my next door neighbor. I always thought of him as more of a brother than a friend and looked up to him as a little kid. We kept in touch for many years, but life has a way of sometimes making us lose track of time and had not seen each other for more years than I want to admit. After hearing Bob had passed away, my first thought was how as a kid, I always thought he had the greatest hair in the world; funny what you remember about your friends. While I may not have seen much of him over the years, he was and will remain someone I owe a lot to, and will be someone who I know gave a lot to his friends and family. My condolences to all of you, and it should be easy to remember everything good about this man - because he was a good man.

  5. Norris Davidson says:
    26 Feb 2017
    To a good friend and neighbor. You Will be missed. Norris and Nancy.

  6. Holly, Geary, & Owen Macovitz says:
    23 Feb 2017
    Uncle, we will miss you deeply. Always my favorite uncle, and I'm so glad Owen got to meet you and hear your "Donald Duck", it was the best around. Thank you for always making us smile. Dad and I will always share your love of the good old classic movies and we will always think of you when we watch TCM. We will always hold those fondest memories in our hearts. We love you.

  7. Joe Dumovich lit a candle:
    23 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 23, 2017 at 2:14:39 PM

  8. Jim Berkley and Hilton Daytona Beach Resort lit a candle:
    23 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 23, 2017 at 2:07:26 AM

  9. Rhonda Detmer & Jeff Haney lit a candle:
    23 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 23, 2017 at 2:47:01 AM

  10. Rhonda Detmer & Jeff Haney says:
    23 Feb 2017
    With Deepest Sympathy our Thoughts and Prayers are with you

  11. Ron Garvey lit a candle:
    22 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 22, 2017 at 2:46:03 PM

  12. joyce garvey lit a candle:
    22 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 22, 2017 at 2:44:01 PM

  13. Barbara Brown lit a candle:
    22 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 22, 2017 at 2:19:03 PM

  14. C. Jordan White says:
    22 Feb 2017
    The Daytona Beach Hilton Resort family salutes Mr. Garvey.

  15. Mandy Osweiler lit a candle:
    22 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 22, 2017 at 2:15:55 PM

  16. Kristin Purkey lit a candle:
    22 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 22, 2017 at 2:06:58 PM

  17. Adele lit a candle:
    22 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 22, 2017 at 2:03:20 PM

  18. Kristin Osweiler says:
    22 Feb 2017
    Uncle Bob - it was always fun being around you. I will miss your wisdom when it comes to gardening and I will miss hearing your tall tales (like the Hawaiian menehunes!). Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand. All my love Uncle.
    Love, Kristin Osweiler

  19. Deborah Bordonaro, Edward Boyle lit a candle:
    22 Feb 2017
    Lit since February 22, 2017 at 2:58:27 PM

  20. Bill failing says:
    22 Feb 2017
    A very wonderful and respected man....he will be missed!!! My condolences to the family....

  21. Robert says:
    22 Feb 2017
    Love you and miss you Dad,

    Love
    Bobby

  22. robert garvey says:
    21 Feb 2017
    Miss you Dad... Love Bobby

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