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Francis "Frank" Pavia

February 7, 1939 - March 30, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Funeral Services:    Funeral mass 11:00 AM Saturday April 7, 2018 in the Our Lady on the River Parish St. Marks Catholic Church, Harsens Island. Visitation 1-4 & 6-9 PM Friday in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM Friday in the funeral home.

Francis J. “Frank” Pavia age 79 of Harsens Island, MI. died March 30, 2018 in the Medilodge of Monroe. He was born February 7, 1939 in Detroit, MI. to the late Joseph and Lucretia Pavia. He married Linda S. Kuhlman on August 3, 1996 in Dundee, MI.

Frank was a U.S Army Veteran and also served as a member of the Air Force Reserve. He retired from General Motors in 1987. After his retirement he became a Commuter Shuttle Driver at the airport, he then went to work for Ford Motor Co. as a test driver for prototype vehicles. He was a member of St. Marks Catholic Church and a past member of the Power Boat Squadron. He loved his cars, boating, and the Island. He will be greatly missed by Family and Friends.

Mr. Pavia is survived by his wife Linda, children Joe Pavia and Jennifer (Tim) Burd, grandchildren Joey Pavia Jr., Tyler Burd, and Madeline Burd.

Funeral mass 11:00 AM Saturday April 7, 2018 in the Our Lady on the River Parish St. Marks Catholic Church, Harsens Island. Visitation 1-4 & 6-9 PM Friday in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM Friday in the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to The Michigan Parkinson Foundation, 30400 Telegraph Rd.  Suite 150, Bingham Farms, Michigan  48025 or to the Wounded Warrior Project,  PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517