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Robert "Ed" Edward McAvoy

December 9, 1926 November 30, 2017
Robert "Ed" Edward McAvoy
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Robert "Ed" Edward McAvoy

Age 90 of Owosso formerly of Morrice and Laingsburg passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017 at his home.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10am, Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery with Fr. Dieudonne Ntakarutimana officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Home on Monday from 4pm to 8pm with a rosary prayed at 7pm.

Ed was born December 9, 1926 in Laingsburg, the son of James E. and Mary Josephine (Morton) McAvoy.

He attended Morrice High School and West Texas State University. Ed proudly served in the United States Army Airforce during WWII. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and The American Legion Post 57. He enjoyed being involved in the safety of his neighborhood and community over the years. Ed was a devote Catholic and looked forward to going to church. He was a family man and loved spending time with his family.

Ed married Theresa Marie Martin McAvoy at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Morrice on October 7, 1950; she predeceased him April 6, 2007

He was employed through the years at Midwest Bus, Bud Kouts and retired from General Motors in 1987 after 39 years of service.

Ed is survived by daughters Sharon (Norman) Upper and Debbie McAvoy (Cedric Atkins); grandchildren Shannon Upper Jackson (Kiefer Jackson), Brian Upper (Tiffany Pingel Dorland), Carey Upper and Rob McAvoy Jr. (Krystal Holmes); great-grandchildren Logan Upper, Ava Upper and Noah McAvoy; nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends.

He was predeceased by his wife Theresa and son Robert McAvoy, Four Brothers and Two Sisters.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St.Paul Catholic Church

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4:00 PM 12/4/2017 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/4/2017 8:00:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

Owosso Chapel
120 E. Mason Street Owosso 48867 MI
United States





10:00 AM 12/5/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church

111 North Howell Street
Owosso, MI 48867

St. Paul Catholic Church
111 North Howell Street Owosso 48867 MI
United States

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St. Paul Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Chipman Street
Owosso, MI 48867

Chipman Street Owosso 48867 MI
United States

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