McGillen, James P., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2009. Age 67 years. Son of the late Frank and Genevieve (Gilles) McGillen, James was born February 6, 1942 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Mary J. Regan, his loving wife of 43 years on May 7, 1966. She survives him. James was employed as a sales manager at Sears in Roseville, Michigan. He was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and Ferris State Alumni. James was very musical and loved to play the guitar and sing, enjoyed cars, an avid movie fan and especially spending time with his grandchildren and family.  Surviving besides his wife Mary are one daughter, Michelle Ann Andrus, Saginaw; two grandchildren, Susie Marie Andrus and Michael James Andrus; his sister, Bonnie M. Meyer, Saginaw; two brothers, Daniel (Jennifer) McGillen, Jackson; Robert McGillen, Saginaw; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  Funeral Liturgy will take place 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 4, 2009 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Jose Parra will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Monday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Church.