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Mark A. Gacchina, age 61, of Comstock Park, passed away Sunday, November 7, 2010. Born on January 11, 1949, Mark was a decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam War, proudly serving his country in the U.S. Army. Mark was employed at Land & Company until his retirement in 2010. He loved being with his family and had a passion for fishing.

He leaves behind his beloved wife Kayleen; children, Christine (Mickey) Gibby, Mark Gacchina Jr., and Robert (Melissa) Hibbs; six grandchildren: William and Nicholas Hibbs, Isabella, Keyon and Sean Gacchina, and Caden Gibby. Also surviving are his mother, Ann (Robert) Stein; brother, David (Patricia) Gacchina; sisters, Marie O’Loughlin(Arthur Vaandering), Linda (John) Grillo, Robin (Bobby) Brown, Ellen (Tim) Burke, and Cheryl (Rick) Martin; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Anthony Gacchina in 2009.

Memorial services are at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at the Alpine Baptist Church, 692 Seven Mile Road N.W. Comstock Park, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be directed to either Faith Hospice or Alpine Baptist Church. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to the Michigan Cremation Company, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care.

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