James “Ed” Edward Gahan Jr.



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St. Patrick Catholic School

4351 Parnell Ave NE, Ada, MI 49301


James “Ed” Edward Gahan Jr., age 85 of Parnell, passed away May 13, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, James & Margaret Gahan Sr., sisters, Mary Jean Gahan, Joanne Gahan; and brother Roger Gahan. Ed is survived by his wife of 63 years, Darlene Gahan; daughters, Mary (Dale) Phillips, Lori (John) Gerard, Joy (Alan) Niemeyer, and Carol Schrenk; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Michael Gahan; and many nieces & nephews. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. Ed was also a member for 57 years of the 324 Operating Engineers Union. In his spare time he enjoyed camping trips with his fellow OE Union retirees, hunting and fishing. Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson Lowell, MI 49331. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 4351 Parnell Ave NE, Ada, MI 49301, with visitation one hour prior. Fr. Tom Cavera presiding. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to St. Patrick Catholic School.

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4 Responses

  1. Dear Carol and the Gahan family. My deepest condolences to you in this time of sorrow. Prayers and Blessings to all,

    “What we have once enjoyed deeply, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us” Helen Keller.

    May he rest in peace and may you find peace in his resting place, xoxo, Susan and family.

  2. Darlene and family you and yours are in my family and myself thoughts and prayers. Dorothy Anible

  3. To all the family, I know how hard this time is after a life so beloved and well lived. I hope you can all take solace in your great memories of his long life.
    Ann Mannin

  4. Dear Darlene, you and your family are in y prayers at this sad time. Ed was a great guy and will be missed.

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