Patricia Ann McGarvey
March 31, 1928 — October 24, 2021
Patricia Ann “Pat” McGarvey (nee Standley), age of 93, formerly of Salem, Oregon, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 24, 2021. She was a graduate of Salem High School and George Fox University. Beloved wife of the late Donald L. McGarvey; cherished daughter of the late George and Annie Standley (nee Gleeson). Devoted mother of the late Rev. Vernon (Glynnda) McGarvey, Helen (the late Len) Licata, Janet (Mike) Derr, Margie (Mark) McClintock; loving grandmother of Scott (Suzi) McGarvey, Jaime (Johnathan) Morgans, Jennifer (Keith) Nelson, Malorie Atwood, Meagan (Brian) Goddard, Mikelle (Philip) Kimsey; treasured great-grandmother of Cooper McGarvey, Heidi and Dane Morgans, Kyle, Brittney, and Nichole Nelson, Hailey and Jaden Goddard, and Ellis Kate Kimsey; dear sister of Vida Gregory, the late Lynne (James) Sipe, the late Alice (the late Arthur) Meola, and the late Sara Pauline “Cherri” (the late J.D.) Gregory; beloved aunt and friend to many. Pat worked at the State Capital in Salem, Oregon before moving to St. Louis and marrying Donald L. McGarvey on November 22, 1972. They were married for 42 years, and he preceded her in death in 2015. Pat was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, volunteer, and friend who loved to entertain. For many years, she hosted family and church dinners, served at the UPCI Headquarters in Church Administration as a Bookkeeper, taught at New Life Christian Academy, and was a Christian role model for many young women. Pat had a wonderful sense of humor and is fondly remembered for entertaining the Keenagers with her yodeling. Memorial donations in Patricia’s name may be made to Tupelo Children’s Mansion (Tupelo, MS) or the Wounded Warrior Project. Baue Funeral Homes is currently following CDC recommendations regarding mask and social distancing policies.