Mary ‘Mernie’ Edna Davis Galvin, 86

OSWEGO, NY – Mary “Mernie” Edna Davis Galvin, 86, passed away on Tuesday October 22, 2013, at St.Luke Health Services.

She was born in Oswego on February 2, 1927, to the late Harold and Henora Davis.

She was a graduate of St. Mary’s School and Oswego High School.

Mary is survived by four daughters, Linda (Fred) Thompson, Donna (Gary) Broadwell, JoAnne (John) Bieniek and  Marcia (Jose) Alvarado; three sons, Thomas (Mary Ellen) Galvin, James (Pewter and Sammy) Galvin and Richard (Cindy) Galvin; and a daughter-in-law, Darlene Galvin.

She was blessed to have been the grandmother to 20 grandchildren and the great-grandmother to 31 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Richard “Dick” Galvin; two sons, Richard Thomas Galvin and Robert “Mouse” Galvin; and her three siblings, Jim (Jerry) Davis, Anita (Bill) Clare and Helen “Teenie” (Jack) Thorpe.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 9 a.m. from St.Mary’s Church.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of choice.