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Obituaries > GALVIN, FREDERICK H.

Frederick Houlton Galvin, 80, of Cone Road, East Hampton, beloved husband of Agnes T. (Cummings) Galvin, died Wednesday, January 10, 2001 at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown. Born in East Hampton, April 7, 1920, son of the late Maurice E. and Mary E. (Nichols) Galvin, he had lived in East Hampton his entire life. He was a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps Raiders during World War II. He was a retired security guard from Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, Middletown, a former guard at the CT State Prison, Wethersfield, Past Commander and Charter Member of the Fowler-Dix-Park Post #5095 of East Hampton, life member of the U.S. Marine Edson’s Raiders, a life member of the U.S. Marine Raider 6th Marine Division, former member of the East Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, former Constable for the East Hampton Police Department, a member of the Marlborough American Legion Post 196 and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose 1631. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Edward J. Galvin and Frederick R. Galvin, both of East Hampton; a daughter and son-in-law, Lori K. and Douglass Weech, of East Hampton; a sister, Regina Standish of East Hampton; four grandchildren, Sarah, Heath, Shannon and Amanda; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Frank Galvin. A funeral service will be held Saturday, 10 a.m. in the Spencer Funeral Home, 112 Main St., East Hampton, with the Rev. Charles LeBlanc, of St. Patrick Church officiating. There will be a spring burial in Lakeview Cemetery with full military honors at a time to be announced. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home, Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Weiss Hospice Unit, c/o The Development Office, 55 Crescent St., Middletown, 06457 or the East Hampton Ambulance Assoc., P.O. Box 144, East Hampton, 06424