Michael Jude McGowan,78
Michael Jude McGowan, 78, West Orange, NJ, passed away on October 28, 2017 surrounded by his daughters.
Michael was born on January 7, 1939 in Norwood, MA. He is preceded in death by his parents Edward McGowan &Catherine Monroe, brothers William & Edward McGowan and wife MaryAnn DeAmicis.
Michael was a retired Executive in the Transportation & Logistics Industry. He served in the Military in the early 1960s and was an active member of the Elks Club and Sons of Shillelagh.
Michael is survived by the his three daughters, Tracy Ashworth (McGowan), Sturbridge, MA; Kristen McGowan, West Orange, NJ; Kelley McGowan, Huntingdon Valley, PA; their Mother, Sandra McGowan (Sundquist); Six Grandchildren; Nieces; Nephews and many many friends.
Michael will be remembered for his Laughter, Love of Family and Passion for Life!
Services will be held at 2 PM on December 29, 2017 at St. Catherine's of Siena in Norwood, MA to be immediately followed by Michael's Celebration of Life Party at the Norwood Elks Lodge #1124
Special Thanks to the dedicated Staff at St. Barnabas's Cooperman Family Pavilion.
As Michael often said, "It's Been a Hell of a Ride!"