, Kingston, NH


May 19, 2011

Garvey E. Coolen, 85

ATKINSON, N.H. — Garvey Earl Coolen, 85, of Atkinson, N.H. and formerly of Georgetown, died Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at the Pleasant Valley Nursing Care Center in Derry, N.H.

Mr. Coolen was born in Everett, the son of the late Oscar S. and Jenny W. (Crossman) Coolen. He was a Navy veteran and was a contractor in the Greater Georgetown area.

He is survived by his daughters, Cheryl Pike and husband Alfred of Atkinson, N.H., Linda Demers and husband Robert of Saco, Maine, and Denise Fecteau of Biddeford, Maine; former wife Constance Coolen of Atkinson, N.H.; grandchildren, Jeremy and Jamie Coolen, Shannon Demers, Crystal and Vincent Fecteau; as well as several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his sons, Dennis and Michael Coolen; his brother, Vance; his sister, Thelma Tabor; and his granddaughter, Bobbie-Anne.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Merton E. Roberts Jr. and Conte Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant St., Georgetown. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. To leave online condolences or for directions to the funeral home, please visit

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