Alicia Galvany

10/8/2019

Alicia (Jimenez) Galvany, age 94, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family.  Born and raised in Andalucia, Colombia, she immigrated to the U.S. in 1947 settling in New York.  She resided in Paterson and Hawthorne and Spain before moving to Fair Lawn in 1972.  An active member of the Fair Lawn Senior Center, Alicia also enjoyed traveling, reading, sewing, painting and drawing.  Her greatest joy came from spending time with family, especially her adored grandchildren.

She was a self-employed seamstress.

Beloved wife of the late Juan Galvany.  Loving and devoted mother of John Galvany and wife Penny Nichols, Peter Galvany and wife Irene and Alicia Galvany-Carlton and husband Robert Carlton.  Cherished grandmother of John, Olivia, Henry, John and Moses.  Dear sister of Sigifredo, Guillermo, Freddy, Alfredo, Celmira, Nelly and the late Hernando and Alma Jimenez.

The family will receive relatives and friends for memorial visitation on Saturday, October 12, 2019, 2-4 pm with service following at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Alicia to the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, 2 Shelter Lane, Oakland, NJ 07436 would be appreciated.


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My condolences n prayers for ALICIA’s family. My the Lord be with you at this difficult time. Lx
Claire De Virgilio
10/10/2019
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