Donald L. Garvey, 75, DeKalb Junction, died, April 20th, 2012, at Canton Potsdam Hospital, Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction entrusted with arrangements. Calling hours will be Monday, April 23rd, 12 noon -2 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., Lay Speaker John Frary officiating, burial will be in Hermon Cemetery.
Donald is survived by his daughters, Sharon and Jim Garvey-Mosher, Jacksonville, NC and Kimberly and John Beebe, Hammond; grandchildren, LCPL Donald L. Cunningham, Jacksonville, NC, Roxanne Cunningham, Black River, Vaughn and Craig Kerr, Gouverneur, Desiree’ Wilmarth, Alexandria Bay, Benjamin Beebe, Hammond, Alice Beebe, Hammond, and Jessica and Paul Pagan, Hammond; and great grandchildren, Anthony Allen, Marissa Lynn Kerr, Alexis Nichole Kerr and Marri Jane Merrihew.
Donald was born February 22, 1937, in Gouverneur, the son of Harold and Vaughn A. Johnson Garvey. He was in the Army from 1954 – 1962 and earned the National Defense Service Medal. He married Margaret Beebe on October 19, 1997 in DeKalb Junction, Justice of Peace, Mary Cook officiating.
Donald was a member of AMVETS Post 11, DeKalb Junction. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren, fishing, watching television, and listening to country music.
Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.
Online condolences can be made at www.allendeneshafuneralhome.com .