May 10, 2013
Katherine Mary Galvin Healy passed away on Friday, May 10th at the Milford Senior Care in Milford, Pennsylvania. Daughter of William P. Galvin and Della Bohan Galvin. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas J. Healy of Staten Island NY, whom she married on Valentine's Day 1953, her brother William James Galvin, sisters Helen Galvin and
Mary (May) Galvin Crowley.
Born in Brooklyn, NY she moved to Vernon, NJ in 1969 to raise her family. Katherine and Tom moved to Staten Island, NY in 1986 and she lastly resided in Mlford, PA.
Katherine was an employee of Chase Manhatten Bank before becoming a mother of her five children, Robert M. Healy, Maureen Healy Babcock, Eileen Healy, Elizabeth Healy Palmisano and Thomas M. Healy.
Katherine was also a scout master mom to her son Thomas and a small troop of young boys who considered her a second mother. Katherine was an avid reader who also enjoyed sewing and knitting.
Katherine will also be missed by her son-in-laws, Robert W. Babcock, Frank Palmisano, her grandchildren Christian E. Babcock, Sean W. Babcock and Carrieanne Babcock, great-grandchildren Justin Robert Babcock and Liam Galvin Babcock, along with many nieces and nephews.
Affectionately known as "Gee-Gee", Katherine will be remembered for making people, especially children, feel special and loved.
Private services will be held for family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Reading Is Fundamental (DONATE).
Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA.
Private services will be held for family.