Anne Marie Galvin
Date of Passing:
Galvin, Anne Marie, 94, of Brook Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on January 22, 2024 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, surrounded by her daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent H. Galvin.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Mary (Morris) O’Donnell, she lived in Riverside for 62 years.
Mrs. Galvin was a bakery clerk at the former Crown Sweet Shop, Riverside for 38 years before retiring in 2006 and was affectionally known as the “Mayor of Riverside”.
Anne was a communicant of St. Brendan Church. She enjoyed bingo, crossword puzzles and was an avid dog lover.
She is survived by six daughters, Maryanne Carbone of Riverside, Patricia Galvin of Narraganset, Karan Teeden of Warren, Barbara Walters of Riverside, Kathleen Pringle of Riverside and Anne-Marie Galvin of Riverside, ten grandchildren and twelve and a half great-grandchildren and will have a new edition in July. She was the sister of the late Joseph O’Donnell and Frances O’Donnell.
We would like to thank all the caregivers and friends that enabled Anne to achieve her goal of remaining home until her passing. Your kindness towards our mother was greatly appreciated.
Her Funeral will be held on Friday January 26, 2024 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.
Calling Hours are Thursday from 4-7 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Anne’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 would be deeply appreciated.