2018-11-08 / Obituaries

Mary Ann Garvin

October 25, 2018


Mary Ann Garvin Mary Ann Garvin Mary Ann Garvin, 67, of Erie passed away on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at Walnut Creek Healthcare surrounded by her family.

She was born in Erie on May 29, 1951, daughter of the late Thomas and Julia Garvin.

Mary was a longtime interpreter for the hearing impaired in Erie. For many years, she lived upstate, where she also interpreted and lived with her school family, who became dear friends.

She loved spending time with her family and close friends at Bruce’s Pub and Grub. She was a lifetime member of the Cascade Park Club. She and her parents were life members of the Erie Silent Club, sharing her love with all there.

After retiring, and for many summers prior to retiring, Mary lived at Sara’s Campground. She also worked for Sara’s and made tons of wonderful friends there.

Mary was a loving sister to her sister, Betty, who cared for her for the last year.

She is survived by her sister, Betty Rittenhouse; brother, James Garvin and younger sister, Karen Yeaney, all of Erie. She also is survived by many close nieces and nephews that love her and will miss her greatly.

As a lifelong educator, Mary chose to donate her body to science.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Burton Westlake Funeral Home, 3801 West 26th Street, Erie, PA 16506.

After reading these words, Mary’s family asks that you smile and raise a glass to Mary Garvin!

Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com

Sign the Guestbook at www.GoErie.com/obits.

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