Marjorie Garvey

Obituary of Marjorie Mary Garvey

Marjorie Mary Garvey age 89, passed away peacefully at her home in Troy on Tuesday, December 21 2021.

Marjorie was born the daughter of the late John Goldie and Margaret Elizabeth Fortunato of Ossining, NY. 

She was a devout Catholic.  She previously worked as a Secretary for a Chemical Company and a Patent Law firm.  She enjoyed traveling with her family and friends.  Marjorie had a great sense of humor and a strong will to persevere and always be positive and help others.  She loved to cook, especially Eggplant Parmesan and Lasagna. 

Ms. Garvey is survived by her daughter: Valarie Keane (Michael) of Troy NC, and grandson: John Keane (Charles Hawkins) of Charlotte, NC.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years: William J.K. Garvey and sons: John “Jack” Garvey and James Garvey. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Margie’s CNA, Elisha McCoig for the love and care she provided.

A Prayer Service will be held on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Pugh Troy Funeral Home Chapel, 211 N. Main St., Troy, NC 27229 with Rev. Mr. Charles Hindbaugh officiating.  Burial will follow at Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144 at 1:00 PM. 

Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209 or to FirstHealth Hospice and Palliative Care, 251 Campground Rd. Pinehurst, NC 27376.

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Pugh Troy Funeral Home is serving the family of Marjorie Garvey.


Prayer Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, February 4, 2022
Pugh Troy Funeral Home Chapel
211 N. Main St.
Troy, North Carolina, United States


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday, February 4, 2022
Salisbury National Cemetery
501 Statesville Blvd.
Salisbury, North Carolina, United States