Alice G. (Muir) Giammalvo

Alice G. (Muir) Giammalvo, 91, of New Bedford died July 25, 2018 peacefully at Sippican Healthcare Center.

She was the wife of the late James J. Giammalvo.

Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Philippe and Marianne (Boucher) Muir, she lived in New Bedford all of her life summering in Mattapoisett.

Mrs. Giammalvo was a communicant of Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish.

She helped her late husband and her sons at the family business, Giammalvo’s Market.

Mrs. Giammalvo enjoyed entertaining family and friends at her summer home in Mattapoisett, crocheting, music and she had a wonderful sense of humor.

Her family would like to thank the staff at Sippican Healthcare Center for the wonderful care that Alice received.

Survivors include her 4 sons, Richard Giammalvo and his wife Lynette of Hawaii, Paul Giammalvo and his wife Susan of Dartmouth, Dennis Giammalvo and his wife Shirley of New Bedford and David Giammalvo of Mattapoisett; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Giammalvo of New Bedford; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late James A. Giammalvo and the sister of the late Renee Muir, Henri Muir, Omer Muir, Armand Muir, Albert Muir, George Muir and Yvonne Audette.

Her Funeral will be held on Monday at 8 am from the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford, followed by her Funeral Mass at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church at 9 am. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visiting hours Sunday from 4-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the James A. Giammalvo Scholarship Fund. For directions and guestbook, please visit

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