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Robert G. McGonegal

September 20, 1934 ~ November 11, 2019 (age 85)

Obituary

Age 85, of Columbia Township, passed away at his home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Lenawee on November 11, 2019.  Bob is survived by his two children, Michel (Tammy) McGonegal and Joy (Rick) DeLand; eight grandchildren, Haley, Kylie, Jacob and Kurtis Commet, Zach McGonegal, Melanie and Gage DeLand and Andrew Scharnowski; great-granddaughter, Karissa Commet; sister, Janice Crispell; nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Mickey in 2014; parents, Guy and Louise McGonegal; sister, Mary England and brother, Larry McGonegal.  He served the Nation in the Air Force during the Korean War.  He had a passion for music and especially loved jazz; was himself an excellent trumpet player. Bob worked as an engineer with Commonwealth Associates until and after its transition to Gilbert-Commonwealth and was one of the founders that restarted Commonwealth Associates in Jackson helping to make it into the thriving engineering company it is today. He was a member of the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers.  Mr. McGonegal has been cremated.   A Memorial Service honoring his life will be held at Arthur-Day Funeral Home on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm with visitation beginning at noon.  For those who wish, contributions in Bob’s memory to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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Services

Memorial Visitation
Sunday
November 24, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254

Memorial Service
Sunday
November 24, 2019

1:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254

Private Interment

Fort Custer National Cemetery
15501 W Dickman Rd
Augusta, MI 49012

Donations

American Cancer Society
1755 Abbey Road, East Lansing MI 48823
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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