John Lovell



John Michael Lovell, age 77, of Grand Rapids died Friday, November 27, 2020. He was born August 11, 1943 to Donald and Madeline Lovell who preceded him in death.  John is also preceded in death by his brothers, Jim, Bill and Don; sisters, Paula Command and Mary Ghareeb.  He is survived by his wife, Maureen Ronan Lovell; children, Colleen Shelton, Kevin Lovell and Brian Lovell; grandchildren, Allison Meyer, John, Marley and Casey Shelton, Cici, Gehrig and Slater Lovell; great-grandson, Kellen Meyer; sister, Sue (Ed) Wagner, sister-in-law, Mary Ann Ronan; many nieces and nephews. John retired from Maly’s of Michigan after a 50 year career. His humor and kindness will be greatly missed by all, but especially by his two best friends, Marley and Kellen.  Due to COVID restrictions there will be no visitation or services at this time.  Thank you to all our friends who have been so wonderful.

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6 Responses

  1. So sorry for your loss!
    I worked with John for many years and he was one of the BEST!

  2. To the Lovell Family – May your faith and God’s Love be of comfort to you during this difficult time. Please know that you are all in my prayers and I offer you my deepest sympathy. Donna

  3. So many memories of. 50 plus years… No one could tell a story like you and your laugh was contagious!
    Castaway My dear Friend….you are loved and missed❤️

  4. Maureen, my sympathy to you and the family. I remember you and John from my our days at SFX. I think John lived on Madison across from Riordan’s Drug Store and I remember you at your dad’s funeral home. My prayers are with you and Mary Ann in this time of so much sadness and grief. Warmly, Dan Pierson, SFX 1959

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