Michael Edward Girardin 73 of Harrison passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at Michigan Medicine-University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michael was born March 15, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan the son of Edward and Lucille (Gendron) Girardin. Michael had resided in Harrison since 1969, coming from Wyandotte, Michigan. Michael was an entrepreneur with an exceptional passion for pizzerias all the way until retirement. Mr. Girardin was an avid fisherman and boater. He was fond of his time spent on the water. Micheal also enjoyed playing cards, shooting pool, seeking out and purchasing antique treasures, buying, repairing and selling vehicles, floral gardening, panning for gold and gem stone mining. He was an avid fan of the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons and The Detroit Tigers.
Surviving Michael is his long-time best friend and companion, Ms. Carman Priest of Harrison, three daughters; Kassandra Girardin of Denver, Colorado, Courtney Priest of Harrison and Valorie Priest also of Harrison, four sons; Michael Girardin with friend Lois of Harrison, Jeff Girardin and wife Leslie of Mount Pleasant, Michigan, Charles Girardin of Arizona and Edward Priest of Harrison, nine grandchildren; Chelsea, Tyler, Kaitlyn, Kayla, Carly, Kaidyn, Joslyn, Yuri and Charisma, two great-grandsons; Noah and Dean, one sister, Joyce Girardin of Harrison. Mr. Girardin was preceded in death by his parents.
Celebration of Life memorial services honoring Mr. Girardin will be held Friday, November 3, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison with Pastor Connie Bongard officiating. Family and friends are encouraged to gather on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service to share memories and stories. Memorial gifts in memory of Mr. Girardin may be considered to the Girardin family, in care of: Carman Priest or Jeff Girardin. To share an online memory or condolence with Michael’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mr. Girardin are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.