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Kenneth McGarvey

Kenneth Allen McGarvey Sr.

Saturday, February 25th, 1933 - Friday, May 28th, 2021
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Obituary

Kenneth A. McGarvey, Sr., 88, of Middletown passed away on May 28, 2021. He was born February 25, 1933 in Harrisburg, PA, the son of John Henry McGarvey Jr. and Grace Edna Brannen. He was the youngest of six sons (Arlington, Garland, Warren, Robert, and Donald) and two daughters (Thelma and Dorothy); all who have predeceased him. He was predeceased by his wife Shirley A. (Walters) McGarvey and daughter Jo Ann Eman McGarvey.

He is survived by two sons, Kenneth, and Douglas and his wife Wendy; three grandchildren, Douglas, Dustin and Hannah; and two great-grandchildren, Lucy and Mabel. He is also survived by his companion Peg Bryant.

Ken was a graduate of M.S. Hershey Senior High School and served in the United States Navy and Middletown Police. He was a printer by trade and retired from the Patriot News. He was a member of Middletown First Church of God since 1953.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 11 AM at Middletown First Church of God, 245 W. High St., Middletown, PA 17057 with Pastor Kimberly B. Shifler officiating. Visitation will be from 10 AM until time of the service. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg, PA. Arrangements have been entrusted to Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.Matinchekfuneralhome.com.

Flowers and cards may be sent to Middletown First Church of God.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, June 14th, 2021 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Monday, June 14th, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Church of God
    Address
    245 W. High St.
    Middletown, PA 17057
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  • Service

    Monday, June 14th, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, June 14th, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    Church of God
    Address
    245 W. High St.
    Middletown, PA 17057
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    Officiant
    Rev. Kimberly Shifler
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  • Interment

    Location
    Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
    Address
    4855 Londonderry Rd.
    HARRISBURG, PA 17109
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The McDonald family

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To Peg and the McGarvey family. In loving memory of our amazing neighbor and friend.
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Sorry for your loss of your Dad and Papa
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Ginny Barbush

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A wonderful friend and neighbor, will be missed.
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