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Mary Elizabeth (Olson) Garvin

Born: Wed., Oct. 14, 1931
Died: Fri., Mar. 20, 2020

At the family's request there will be no public visitation and burial will be private

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Mary Elizabeth Garvin, 88, of Freeport, passed away peacefully Friday, March 20, 2020, while in the company of family, at her home. Mary was born Oct. 14, 1931, in Herman, Pa., a daughter of the late Elizabeth Mary (Stutz) and John Allison Olson. She was the widow of Howard E. Garvin Sr., who passed in 1979. Mary had worked for a number of years at Fair Winds Manor in Sarver. She then went to work for herself for 20 years as a home healthcare worker. She retired in 1997. She was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Cabot. Mary enjoyed ceramics, bingo, playing cards, traveling to the Grand Old Opry with her husband and spending time with her family. Mary is survived by her two daughters, Marlene and Gary Young, of Natrona Heights, and Karen and Cecil Slee, of Buffalo Township; and two sons, John J. and Kathy Garvin, of Buffalo Township, and Howard E. Garvin Jr., of Tampa, Fla. She is also survived by her 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren, and she was the loving aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Mary was preceded in death by her three sisters, Margaret Lee, Alice Luich and Leona Olson, who passed in her childhood; her infant brother, Arthur J. Olson; and her granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth Slee. At Mary's request, there will be no visitation, and burial will be held in St. Luke Lutheran Cemetery in Cabot. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718

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   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you all❤️

Doc & Betty
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
Our thoughts are Prayers are with Family We had lots of laugh together over the years Deepest Sympathy

Christina Reckhart
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
My prayers are sent to all family and friends. Lots of memories in my childhood with this great woman. Heaven received another Angel. You will truly be missed.

Tom & Jamie Phillips
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
We’re so sorry for your loss, dear family.

Pat and Cheryl Pennington
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. We send you thoughts of comfort and love as you tackle one of the most difficult ordeals of your life.

James W Livingston
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
To John and family my condolences for the loss of your Mom she was a very nice lady. God Bless my friend She will be your new angel

Sally Smith
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
I'm so sorry. Sending hugs and prayers. God's peace.

   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
I will miss you old ma wish I could of seen you again glad you went home to Jesus bet your singing your heart out to see them streets of gold will see you again one day love you

Debbie Pastoria
   Posted Mon March 23, 2020
So Very Sorry To see this. You have My Deepest Sympathy!!! ❤️

   Posted Mon March 23, 2020
My thoughts and prayers for the whole family

Shari stull
   Posted Wed March 25, 2020
John and Kathy, so sorry for the loss of your mom. God Bless Dicky And Shari

Denny &Sally Revi
   Posted Thu March 26, 2020
Please accept our deepest sympathy, we have many great memories of both your Mom and Dad. They were great people.

Donia Kersul
   Posted Wed April 01, 2020
So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers coming your way.

Donna Jean Gardner
   Posted Wed April 01, 2020
To Marlene and family,

My heartfelt sympathy to you all in the loss of your mother. My you find comfort in beautiful memories and the love of those you hold dear!

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