Bernard J. McLaverty Jr., (aka: Beau, Bern, Mac), 66 of Hamilton passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at his home in Hamilton of natural causes.
He was born October 2, 1952 in St. Ignatius, MT to the late Dr. Bernard J. and Marie T. Cavanaugh McLaverty. He graduated from Loyola High School in May 1970. Following school he enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served from Oct 1970 to Oct 1972. He then enlisted in the US Coast Guard and served honorably, retiring after 22 years at the rank CWO2, Special Agent on Feb 1, 1995.
Beau married Debbie Evans of California in December 1984.
He is survived by his wife, Debbie; daughter, Marie T. (Joseph) McLaverty-Caina; grandkids, Cheyenne, Tristan and Bernardo Caina; step-son, Lenne Peixoto and granddaughter, Erin Peixoto; siblings, Christine (Tom) Caplis, Terry (Kim) McLaverty, Steve (Diane) McLaverty, Diane (Paul) Johnson, Bridget (Doug) Shoup, Susan (Brian) Delaney, Mark (Julie) McLaverty, Debbie (Mark) Chilcote.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. August 21, 2019 at the Western Montana State Veterans Cemetery with military honors provided by the U.S. Coast Guard and Corvallis American Legion – Post 91.
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