Obit: Michael P. (Red) McGarvey Aged 85 of San Francisco Died
Michael P. (Red) McGarvey Aged 85 of San Francisco. Mike grew up in Potrero Hill, attended St. Teresa's and joined the Merchant Marine at age 16 after the December 7th attack on Pearl Harbor. With his brother Tom, was owner of Red's Java House at Pier 30 for over 40 years. Mike is survived by his beloved wife Ellen (Lena) McGarvey, his children Robert, Mary, Ellen (Brian Booth), Patricia (Mark Demaio), and Teresa (Rui Vieira) and grandchildren, Michael and Katherine Vieira. Loving brother of Tom McGarvey, Rose Hider and the late Hugh McGarvey and Mary Hider. Viewing will be held at Duggan's Serra Mortuary, at 500 Westlake Ave., Daly City on Wednesday, January 12th, starting at 3 p.m.; rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral mass on Thursday, January 13th at 11 a.m. at Epiphany Church, 827 Vienna St., S.F. Committal Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on January 11, 2011