Herbert Davy
Herbert Davy

Obituary of Herbert Davy

Herbert Francis Davy, died on December 30, 2011 at Marlborough Healthcare Center in Marlborough, CT after battling cancer. He was born on April 9, 1939 in Goffstown, NH to Francis Herbert Davy and Louise Geraldine (Downing) Davy Bantle. His family moved to East Hartford, CT in 1943 where he resided for most of his life. He joined the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. After his discharge in 1962, he worked in the elevator industry until he retired in 1999 from the Baystate Elevator Company. He was recognized by his peers as a highly skilled and talented mechanic. He was a member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 91. He was also a member of the Scantic Valley Antique Engine Club. From a very early age, Herb was fascinated with antique tractors, small engines, and vintage vehicles. Bowling with his league, and visiting antique machinery shows is what brought him the most pleasure. He leaves behind a dear sister, D. Elaine (Davy) Hannon of Marlborough, CT, his nieces and nephews, Patricia Hannon and her husband Don Odell, Margaret Hannon and her son Andrew Ketchum, Elizabeth Hannon and her sons Justin and Brian Biske, Kathleen Hannon and her husband Reed Risteen with their daughters Bailey and Riley, Colleen Hannon and her children Lauren, Catherine, and Ryan Redler, Thomas Hannon and his partner Susan Biske, James Hannon and his son Nicholas, Mary-Catherine (Hannon) Gauthier and her husband Steven with her son AJ Hannon-Gonzalez, Jennifer (Hannon) Gerr and her husband Peter with their children Elizabeth, Ethan, Andrew, and Benjamin, Jason Hannon and his wife Vicky with their daughter Sciarra, Lindsay (Hannon) Violette and her husband Brian with their daughter Aubrey, Daniel Hannon, and Russell Crandelmire. Also mourning his passing are his aunts Gertrude Davy and Rose Downing, along with cousins John Davy and his wife Sandhy, Rose (Davy) Wilson and her husband Wayne, Rosemary Freeman and her husband Robert, and Susan and Beauford Creech, Sharon (Crandelmire) Tuccinardi, a former sister-in-law, and several dear friends had a special place in his life. He was pre-deceased by a brother Ernest Davy, a nephew David Hannon, and a great nephew Jonathan Redler. Friends may call at the Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury on Monday, Jan.2, from 3:00-6:30pm. A funeral service will immediately follow at 6:30pm officiated by Pastor Robert Faulhaber, Jr. Burial with military honors will take place in the spring in Evergreen Cemetery, Bennington, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations in Herb's memory can be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT. 06067 or the American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT. 06067. To share a memory please visit www.mulryanfh.com.
Monday
2
January

First Visitation

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Monday, January 2, 2012
Mulryan Funeral Home
725 Hebron Ave.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States
Monday
2
January

Service Information

6:30 pm
Monday, January 2, 2012
Mulryan Funeral Home
725 Hebron Ave.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States

Interment Information

Evergreen Cemetery
Main Street
Bennington, New Hampshire, United States
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