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Edward A. Greaves

August 17, 1936 June 5, 2019
Edward A. Greaves
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Obituary for Edward A. Greaves

GREAVES, EDWARD ARTHUR of Commerce Township; passed away June 5, 2019; age 82; born in Detroit on August 7, 1936 and raised in Windsor, Ontario, Canada as a child. He spent most of his adult life in the Union Lake and Commerce Township area. He was passionate about flying all of his life, working as an airline pilot and flight instructor. He created and owned the Aeroledger Corporation Guard Agency and was a private detective for most of his working career. In his last years he authored three books. He was a self-made entrepreneur in every sense. Loyal and loving husband to his surviving wife of 61 years, Judy Greaves. He was a loving father to Guy Greaves (daughter-in-law Sally Greaves) and Ginger Cochran (Son-in-law Roger Cochran). Grandfather of Jennifer Frost, Tonia Charder, Theresa Matties, Audrey Schneider and Thad Conover. Great-grandfather of six. The Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Perpetua Catholic Church, 134 Airport Road, Waterford. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Riverside Chapel, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, 5630 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, and at the Church on Monday 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Rite of Committal Great Lakes National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Church.


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Visitation

Sunday

9

Jun

12:00 PM 6/9/2019 12:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 6/9/2019 4:00:00 PM
Riverside Chapel, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home

5630 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48327

Riverside Chapel, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home
5630 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford 48327 MI
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

10

Jun

10:30 AM 6/10/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Perpetua Catholic Church

134 Airport Road
Waterford, MI 48327

St. Perpetua Catholic Church
134 Airport Road Waterford 48327 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Great Lakes National Cemetery Final Resting Place

4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI 48442

4200 Belford Road Holly 48442 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Perpetua Catholic Church

134 Airport Road
Waterford, MI 48327
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