Age 61, of Jackson, Michigan passed away suddenly on June 8th, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 39 years Eva “Mindy” Maga, his daughter Elizabeth (Matthew) Hertzfeld, son Michael (Alexandra) Maga, sisters Lucy (Ricky) Sasser, Nicole Arcaro, and brother Joseph Maga, his aunt Olivia Blissick, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father; Walter Maga and his mother; Joan (maiden-Whitney) Tribble. A retired C. P. A. after 30 years of service to the City of Jackson. Steve was an active golfer, loved long walks and bike rides with his family and friends. Steve was a true believer in “family first” and “happy wife, happy life”. A loving son, husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and true friend to all who had the pleasure of knowing him. He will be missed dearly. He was a devoted member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (913 Napoleon Road, Michigan Center) where a Mass will be held Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11 am with Father Tim MacDonald officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening 5-8 pm and at the church Friday morning one hour prior to service time. Recitation of the Rosary Thursday evening 7:30 pm with Father Satheesh Alphonse, SdC.. officiating. Contributions in Steve’s memory are directed to the Cascades Humane Society.
Cascades Humane Society
1515 Carmen Drive, Jackson MI 49202