Jeremiah J. Garvey

Jeremiah J. Garvey, North Scranton, passed away unexpectedly Thursday at home.

Born 1988 in Scranton, he was the son of Charles Sr. and D’Anne Grogan Garvey. Jeremiah was a graduate of Scranton High School and was a member of the Mary, Mother of God Parish, North Scranton. He served honorably in the United States Army. Jeremiah will be deeply missed by all of whom were blessed to have known him.

Also surviving are his son, Charlie M. Garvey; brothers, Charles Garvey Jr. and his wife Rebecca, and Gregory Garvey and his wife Kaitlin; nieces and nephews, Brady, Jack, Gage and Lyvia; aunts; uncles; cousins.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Joseph X. and Mary Pfannenschmidt Garvey; and maternal grandparents, Francis J. and Alice Scott Grogan.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Holy Rosary Church, Mary, Mother of God Parish, 316 William St., Scranton.

Friends may call Thursday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass in the church. Military honors will be rendered immediately following the Mass. Interment, private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of the Vanston and James Funeral Home, Scranton. To share a memory or to express your condolences to the family please visit

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial contributions be made in Jeremiah’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516; Griffin Pond Animal Shelter 967 Griffin Pond Rd, South Abington Twp., PA 18411; Mary, Mother of God Parish 316 William Street Scranton, PA 18508.


  1. Joanne Percival

    Heaven holds a special place for certain people and Jeremiah is one!
    So sorry. My prayers and thoughts are with you……..

  2. Michelle Merrifield

    I am so sorry for your loss,I knew your son when I owned a bar in north scraton. Jeremy was a absolute joy and pleasure to be around and always made my day a bit brighter with that smile. I will remember him always. I hope he is resting in Heavenly Peace. I will keep you all in my prayers.

  3. Mari and Bob Moxen

    We are so sorry for your loss and the pain you feel, know that the family love you all shared was a gift Jeremiah cherished.He may be gone from sight and sound but he is always with you. May your memories of Jeremiah ease your pain, with the joy and laughter he gave to you his beloved family. God Bless.
    Bob and Mari

  4. Bill and Kim Noll

    Dear Chuck and DAnne
    We are so sorry to hear about your loss, please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.I wish there was more we could do or say .

  5. Kevin kelly

    My prayers are with the Garvey family. Jeremiah was an amazing friend to me for many years. I’ll always remember our times hanging out in the basement playing pinball and video games or watching movies.

  6. Matthew Vesey

    My prayers are with the entire family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  7. Tom & Marie Frable

    Dear Chuck & family,
    We are saddened to hear of your great loss. Love, thoughts and prayers for each of you. God Bless

  8. Patricia Zadzura

    D’Anne and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you always.

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