Joseph Bernard Garvilla

May 20, 1948 ~ June 27, 2020 (age 72)


Newcomb, NY / formerly of Chester, NY


Joseph Bernard Garvilla, 72, passed away June 27, 2020.

Joe was born May 20, 1948 in Goshen, NY the son of the late Marjorie and Joseph Garvilla.

He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Joe served in the US Coast Guard which set him up for his career as a Commercial Fisherman. He was a member of B.P.O. Elks for 45 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved living in the Adirondack community of Newcomb, NY.

He is survived by his son Michael and his wife Beth of Georgetown, DE., and three grandchildren, Stacey and her husband Ryan of Jacksonville, Fl., Julie of Rehoboth Beach, DE., and Joseph of Laurel, DE., his brothers Richard and his wife Lisa and Brian and his wife Dina of Pine Bush, NY., his sisters, Dorothy and her husband Bob of Florida, NY, Janie and her husband Paul of Goshen, NY, Marilyn and her husband George of Slate Hill, NY, Margie and her husband Bernie and Nancy and her husband John of Chester, NY, his companion Barbara Schraver of Newcomb, NY, who he enjoyed spending time with, and his faithful dog Bart.

He was predeceased by his loving wife Betty and his parents.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.


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