Below is an obituary form Nichols Funeral Home:
WILMINGTON, MA — Alvan R. Lurvey, age 94, of Francestown, NH, formerly of Wilmington, MA and Windham, NH, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 25, 2021.
Alvan was the beloved husband of 71 years to the late Geraldine V. (Downey) Lurvey, devoted father of James Lurvey of Florida, Linda Lurvey of Bedford, NH and Bob Lurvey & his wife Deb of North Andover, MA. Loving ”Papa” of Garth Lurvey & fiance Jo, Holly Lurvey & husband Jason Beane, Heather Robison & husband Justin, Steven Kreatz & wife Kathryn, Daniel Kreatz & wife Amanda, Haley Loiseau & husband Scott, Adam Lurvey & fiance Domenica, Dylan Lurvey & fiance Ami, Jaclyn Lurvey and great-grandchildren Brandon, Skyla, Brianna, Ainsley, Quinn, Cameron, Aidan, Victoria, Ava, Emma, Lily, Summer, Mila and Blake. Cherished son of the late Arthur and Grace (Perkins) Lurvey. Alvan is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Alvan proudly served as a plank member aboard the USS Aucilla during WWII. He was engaged in several battles including Iwo Jima, Okinawa and Normandy.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA, on Tuesday, June 29th for Visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Service at 1:00 p.m which will conclude with Military Honors.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Alvan’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.
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