Lois Ann Garvey

1936 - 2022


Lois Ann Garvey passed away in Santa Maria, California, on November 12, 2022. She was born in Cooperstown, New York, on March 7, 1936, to Neil and Thelma Garvey. In 1945 the family moved to Nevada. She graduated from Mineral County High School in Hawthorn, Nevada, in 1954. 

In 1957 Lois moved to Oakland, California, where she went to nursing school and went on to work at Providence Hospital for 37 years. In 1977 she moved to Union City, California, where she lived with her mother until her mother passed away in 2001. Lois was very involved with her church, volunteering at their food bank and also served on her homeowner’s association board of directors. In 2016 she moved to Santa Maria, California, where she lived until her death. 

Lois will be interred in Springfield Cemetery in Springfield Center, New York, beside her mother and twin brother, Lawrence, who died in 2003. She is survived by her brother Gordon and his wife Janet of Nipomo, California. 

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown, New York.

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