Clara L. Garvey, Bridgeport, MI

Passed away Friday, July 3, 2009, at the Cartwright Care Center at the age of 91 years. Clara was born March 25, 1918 in St. Charles, Michigan, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Frankenbarger) Meyer. She married Edward Kushion June 9, 1942; he predeceased her January 31, 1943. She later married Donald John Garvey June 27, 1953; he predeceased her August 22, 2007. She was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church. Surviving are her four children, Edward Kushion, Freeland, MI; Marilyn (Mike) Kettle, Houston, TX; John (Page) Garvey, Nellysburg, VA; Dianne (Kelly) Nidini, Houston, TX; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Norbert (Adeline) Meyer; sisters, Margaret Henning, Delores Maziarz; Mary Ploucha; Helen Ebenhoh; Madeline Green; Sr. Monica Meyer, O.P.; many nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Sharon Kushion; one great-granddaughter, Alexia Kushion; brothers, Joseph, Adolph, Jacob and Otto Meyer, and Paul Pribila; sisters, Anna Reiss, Frances Vordran, Alvina (Casey) Luplow, Eleanor Premo, and Louise Schlachter. Funeral Liturgy will take place 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at St. Christopher Catholic Church, 3945 Williamson Road. Rev. John Mancini, O.S.F.S., will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday where a Vigil service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday. Friends and family may then call at the church from 9:00 a.m. Wednesday until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Christopher Catholic Church or Covenant VNA Hospice Care for the Cartwright Care Center.