Alice G. Giammalvo, 91

Jul 27, 2018

Alice G. (Muir) Giammalvo, 91, of New Bedford died peacefully on July 25, at Sippican Healthcare Center in Marion.

She was the wife of the late James J. Giammalvo. Together with their sons, they owned and ran Giammalvo's Market.

Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Philippe and Marianne (Boucher) Muir, Alice lived in New Bedford all of her life and spent summers in Mattapoisett.

Alice enjoyed entertaining family and friends at her summer home in Mattapoisett, crocheting and music. She had a wonderful sense of humor.

Her family would like to thank the staff at Sippican Healthcare Center for the wonderful care that Alice received.

Alice leaves four sons, Richard Giammalvo and his wife, Lynette, of Hawaii, Paul Giammalvo and his wife, Susan, of Dartmouth, Dennis Giammalvo and his wife, Shirley, of New Bedford and David Giammalvo of Mattapoisett; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Giammalvo of New Bedford; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late James A. Giammalvo and the sister of the late Renee Muir, Henri Muir, Omer Muir, Armand Muir, Albert Muir, George Muir and Yvonne Audette.

Her Funeral will be held on Monday at 8 a.m. from the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford, followed by her Funeral Mass at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the James A. Giammalvo Scholarship Fund. For directions and guestbook, visit