Nalevayko, Eugene Carl, Birch Run, Michigan

Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011 surrounded by his family at Covenant Medical Center Cooper Campus. Age 76 years. Son of the late Walter and Theresa (Schotts) Nalevayko, Eugene was born November 26, 1934 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Lorraine M. Brefka, his loving wife of 49 years, on December 2, 1961. She survives him. Eugene was employed at Chevrolet Grey Iron for 38 years retiring in 1991. He was a member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church. Eugene was also a past member of the Moose and Clare County Sheriff Department Reserves. He enjoyed his dogs, fishing, hunting and sports especially NASCAR Racing. Surviving besides his wife Lorraine are one son and one daughter, Kenneth and Shirley Nalevayko, Burt; Lisa and David Duffett, Birch Run; five grandchildren, Cassy, Kyle, Alexis, Zachary and Kristy; one brother and two sisters, Wayne and Estella Nalevayko, Saginaw; Nancy Mundt, Saginaw; Jodie Campbell, Arizonia; several nieces and nephews. Eugene was preceded in death by Richard Nalevayko, Frank Nalevayko and Walter Nalevayko Jr. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Friday, May 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 7877 Bell Road, Bridgeport, Michigan. Rev. Fr. John Sarge will officiate with burial in Assumption BVM Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday at Assumption BVM Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. There will be no visitation on Thursday in honor of his beloved granddaughter’s graduation. A Vigil Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Assumption BVM Catholic Church.