OSWEGO, NY – Mary E. Galvin, 57, a resident of Fancher Road in Brewerton, passed away Wednesday Aug. 20, 2008, at Community General Hospital in Syracuse.
She was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late Thomas and Jane (Fitzgerald) Galvin. She had lived in Brewerton for many years.
Mary was a graduate of Jefferson Community College, and received her BatchelorÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s degree in accounting from Syracuse University.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed, for more than 30 years, as a systems analyst with MONY in Syracuse.
Mary was an avid sports fan, and loved attending SU sporting events.
She was a member of the YMCA in Clay.
Mary was known to many of her friends as ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œGorgeousÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Galvin, and was affectionately referred to as ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œGooseÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â by her nieces and nephews.
She is survived by two brothers, Richard Galvin of Rochester, and Patrick (Angela) Galvin of Oswego; a sister, Katherine (Richard) Merritt of Oswego; a niece, Rebecca Corrice; three nephews, Richard Merritt Jr., Mitchell Galvin, and Jeremy Galvin; a great-niece, Megan Corrice; and a great-nephew, Tyler Corrice.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, and at 11 a.m. in St. MaryÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Church.
Burial will be in St. PeterÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, at the funeral home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.
Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society; 6725 Lyons St., East Syracuse, NY, or to the Oswego County Humane Society, 265 West First St., Oswego, NY 13126.