GEORGE DONALD CAVANAUGH
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SEPTEMBER 28, 1962 – MARCH 15, 2020
George Donald Cavanaugh 57 of Harrison passed away at his home surrounded by family on Sunday, March 15, 2020. George was born September 28, 1962 in Warren, Michigan the son of Richard E. Cavanaugh and Antoinette M. Berube. Mr. Cavanaugh had resided in Harrison since 1978, moving from Utica, Michigan. George was united in marriage to Ms. Cindy A. Haring on May 2, 1987 in Gladwin, Michigan.
George worked for multiple construction companies before becoming a self-employed carpenter for over fifteen years, worked at Home Depot of Houghton Lake for five years and spent two years working for 989 Furniture & Appliance of Harrison. George enjoyed making picnic tables, wishing wells and tinkering in his shop. George loved taking quad rides, watching television reality shows and baking homemade cakes for his family.
Surviving Mr. Cavanaugh is his loving wife and best friend of thirty-two years, Mrs. Cindy A. Cavanaugh of Harrison, one daughter, Samantha Ackels and husband Bradley of Houghton Lake, one granddaughter, Lillian Ackels, two sisters; Michelle Hamilton of Gladwin, Michigan and Cheryl Underwood and husband Fred of Gladwin, one brother, Phillip Oswald of Grayling, many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Mr. Cavanaugh was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Katherine Ann Cavanaugh, one brother, Richard R. Cavanaugh, one nephew, Richard F. Cavanaugh and his three beloved dogs; Bruser, Tripod and Chuck.
Per Mr. Cavanaugh’s wishes there will not be a memorial service held. To share an online memory or condolence with George’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mr. Cavanaugh are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.