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Vincent R. Garvey Jr. Esq.

January 23, 1956 ~ February 24, 2021 (age 65)

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Vincent R. Garvey Jr. Esq.



Vincent R. Garvey Jr. ESQ., 65, of Jonestown, entered into eternal rest February 24, 2021 in his residence. He was the husband of the late Jeanne V. (Fuller) Garvey who passed away August 15, 2009. Born in Hazelton, he was a son of the late Vincent and Dorothy (Campbell) Garvey. He was employed as a lawyer working throughout Carbon County for over 40 years, a caretaker for Merakey in Orwigsburg, and he taught Business Law at Luzerne County Community College and Penn State University, Hazleton Campus. He was a graduate of West Hazleton High School Class of 1974, a graduate of Kings College Class of 1978 and then went on to graduate from Dickinson College with a Degree in Law. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Carbon County Bar Association. He was very active in Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Pennsylvania. Vince loved listening to music and most of all loved teaching people about music.     


Surviving are a son Andrew Ryan and his wife Katie of Hometown; two granddaughters Riley and Amelia; sisters Dotty Weaver and her husband Randy of Drums and Christine DeLuce and her husband David of Hershey; brothers Timothy and his wife Alyssa of Auburn, PA and Sean of Hazleton; a brother-in-law Michael Yurista of Drums; and many nieces and nephews.


He was also preceded in death by a sister Mary Anne Yurista.


A Graveside Service will be held Friday, April 16, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. in Sky View Memorial Park, 108 Lafayette Ave. Tamaqua, PA 18250 with Rev. Allen Hoffa officiating. Live virtual service will be held on the Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home Inc. facebook page. All attending the services are required to wear a mask and follow all CDC regulations.   The Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Donations will be accepted in his name to Merakey Foundation, 205 One Norwegian Plaza, Pottsville, PA 17901. Online condolences at

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Graveside Service
April 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Sky - View Memorial Park, Tamaqua

Video is available for this event


Merakey Foundation in Honor of Vincent R. Garvey Jr.
205 One Norwegian Plaa, Pottsville PA 17901

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