Jean Garvey

Jean Garvey, 93, of Andover, died peacefully on Monday, December 25, 2023.

            Born in Dover, NH, daughter of the late Leo and Evelyn (Morin) Garvey, she spent most of her life living in Washington, D.C. After retiring Jean lived in Jefferson, Maine where she built her own house.

            Jean was formerly employed as a linguist for the federal government for many years. She held her pilots license and enjoyed playing the fiddle. Jean liked going out to eat and socializing with others. She loved cats.

            Jean was a graduate of Emmanuel College in Boston.

            Survivors include her brother, Richard Garvey and his wife Pat of Rochester; her sisters Susie Garvey of Rochester, Mary McLaughlin of Andover; and a sister-in-law Joan Garvey; and many nieces and nephews.

            She is predeceased by her siblings, Leo, Jr., John, and Patricia.

            A private burial will take place at a later date. For online guestbook please visit

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