Judith McGarvey, 76

Judith McGarvey

Judith McGarvey

CASCO — Judith McGarvey passed away peacefully at the Barron Center in Portland, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.

She was born April 1, 1937, in Everett, Washington, a daughter of Edgar B. and Julia M. Moe Hevly. While at Everett High School Judy played in the high school orchestra. She specialized in the cello, bass drum and snare drums, receiving many honors from the University of Washington. During her senior year Judy transferred to St. Euphresia. Upon graduation she joined the Woman's Army Corps and was stationed at Ft. McClellan in Alabama.

Judy met her husband John McGarvey while in the service. They moved to Maine upon John's discharge from the service. She loved walking in the Maine woods with her dogs. Judy loved to swim in her pool during the hot summer days and was able to teach her grandsons to swim. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading and spending time with her dog Sammie.

She was a founding member of the Casco Rescue and was also a member of the Naples Rescue, where she served two years as Training Officer. Judy was also a school bus driver for SAD #61. She was a member of the American Legion Post #155 and the Order of the Eastern Star, Pondicherry Chapter 129.

Judy was predeceased by her parents; her beloved husband of 51 years and three sons. Surviving are: her daughter Elaine Rowe and her husband Dana; twin grandsons, Dana D. Rowe and Michael J. Rowe; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be private and donations may be made to: Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, 1389 Bridgton Rd., Fryeburg, ME 04037. Arrangements are by Hall Funeral Home, Casco.

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