Franklin Richard McGarvey

July 3, 1938 ~ May 12, 2021 (age 82)


Franklin Richard McGarvey, 82, passed away May 12, 2021. Born in LaJose, Pennsylvania, he lived most of his life in Brimfield.

Franklin retired as a machine operator with the Norton Company after 38 years of service. He was a volunteer fireman and enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and camping.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Caroline McGarvey; son, Stephen McGarvey; sister, Barbara Jean Straw; brother, Arthur McGarvey.

Franklin is survived by his wife of 61 years, Madeline; sons, Franklin (Tina) McGarvey of Ravenna, Joseph McGarvey of Rocky River; daughter in law, Lori McClellan; grandchildren, Amanda, Danielle, Ashley, Erin, Jolyn; great grandchildren, Logan, Blake, Rileyann; brother, Gary Lee (Jeanie) McGarvey, Kenneth Don (Ruth Ann) McGarvey, Ronald McGarvey; sister in law, Betsy McGarvey, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Interment will be held at Restland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway #1509, New York, NY 10018.

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