Gregory Roland Harrington

December 12, 1957 - December 8, 2013
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Gregory Roland Harrington, 55, of Bayou Vista, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013, at his residence. He was born December 12, 1957, in Galveston, Texas to Roland Joseph Harrington and Alice Marie Quilter Harrington. Greg worked for Farmer’s Copper for 31 years, where he served as the VP of Operations. He spent his last two years as an executive with Jamail & Smith Construction. Greg will be remembered as a volunteer for any and every cause, an avid fisherman, and a lover of Labrador dogs.

Greg was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his longtime love, Cyndi Elles; brother, Jeffery James Harrington and Shirley Moore of Galveston; nieces: Carrie Lynn Harrington and Kelli Ann Harrington Gonzalez and John Matthew Gonzalez, of Galveston; as well as great nieces and nephews: Shannon Joseph Harrington and Abigail Lynn, John Matthew, Austin James and Jenna Elizabeth Gonzalez. Also surviving are aunts, Geraldine Harrington and Doris Harrington Slawson and husband, Amos Dean Slawson; cousins: Lisa Anne Harrington Kleyweg and Jim Kleyweg, Sharon Slawson Hood, Scott Hood and their children, Teri Lynn Slawson Nelson, Brad Nelson and their children; cousins, Dennis L. and Lydia Harrington and their children, Kevin D. and Edie Harrington and their children, David Harrington, and Charles and Belinda Slawson and their children; and his beloved yellow Lab, Jolie Blonde.

Greg’s family will receive visitors beginning at 4:00 pm, Thursday, December 12th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 5:00 pm, led by Rev. Ray Pinard.

Memorials may be made to Turning Point – Gulf Coast Chapter, which is a non-profit supporting outdoor activities for physically challenged kids and adults. Their mailing address is P O Box 2118, Galveston, TX 77553.

A reception will be held to honor Greg’s life from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Galveston Island Hilton on the Seawall.

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Born: December 12, 1957
Died: December 8, 2013

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Dan Nelson posted on 11/30/-1

Greg, An outstanding friend, person and an all round guy. We will miss you my friend.

 

Terri Luker posted on 11/30/-1

My prayers are with you.

 

Jasmin Wilkins posted on 11/30/-1

My prayers for all his family and friends. R.I.P friend.

 

Melinda Heffernan Hanks posted on 11/30/-1

My prayers and condolences are with the family during this sad time.

 

ALYSSA (LISA) KNEBEL HOWARD posted on 11/30/-1

I'm so sorry for your familiy's loss .

 

Randy Connor posted on 11/30/-1

We shall all miss Greg, always "our go-to guy" on the Island. Godspeed, my friend.

 

Bob Pierce posted on 11/30/-1

My sympathy to all of his family members. He will be sorely missed by those who knew him. A great guy, fun loving fellow, have known him for thirty years and always enjoyed his company when we made those chance encounters. We'll miss you Greg... Bob & Debbi Pierce

 

Sherry Groce posted on 11/30/-1

My thoughts and prayers are with you, Cyndi, and all of Greg's family. May God give you comfort and His peace in the difficult days ahead. Sherry Groce Farmers Copper coworker2

 

Juan Maldonado posted on 11/30/-1

I knew Greg for a short 8 months as regional counterparts for Jamail & Smith. In that brief time, I relied on Greg for professional guidance; he was always available for any questions I may have had. He was approachable, a team player and a trusted colleague. I will miss him and can truly say that his passing is a great loss to me, personally and professionally.

 

Colleen Sweeney posted on 11/30/-1

Sincerest sympathies to Cyndi and Greg's family. The Bayou Vista Volunteer Fire Dept is grateful for his leadership and commitment to our community.

 

Terry & Louise Riggle posted on 11/30/-1

Greg was definitely an asset to all. A hard worker & a loyal friend. We will miss him. He was always very helpful to our Houston AADE Chapter during our annual Salt Water Fishing Tourney. His family & friends are in our thoughts & prayers. May God bless & keep us in this time of sorrow.

 

Melisa McCollum Micheletti posted on 11/30/-1

My thoughts are with you Jeff, Cindy, Carrie and Kelli. I hope knowing you will all be in your friends thoughts and prayers will bring you some comfort. Greg will definitely be missed.

 

Bill and Sue Cicherski posted on 11/30/-1

Friends of your Mom....we send our sympathy to all the family. Bill and Sue (Clement Ursuline Class of 53) Cicherski

 

Jo Jo Sweeney posted on 11/30/-1

I am sorry for the passing of Greg, I have known Greg for over 50 years growing up on the Island and the mainland. He was always nice to me over those years, My heart goes out to his family and friends

 

DeeDee Sandoval posted on 11/30/-1

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Greg Harrington. A friend from Farmer's Copper

 

Tonya Praker posted on 11/30/-1

Sorry for your loss! R.I.P Greg

 

Stacy Foulks posted on 11/30/-1

I'm sorry for your loss. Greg will be sorely missed.

 

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