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MCDONNELL, TERENCE Terry McDonnell, of Grand Rapids, MI, formerly of Detroit, passed away peacefully at the age of 63 on January 30, 2014. A Vietnam Veteran and retired warehouse manager/truck driver for B & B Beer Distributing with over 30 years of service. Terry is preceded in Death by his parents, Francis and Lillian McDonnell; brothers, John McDonnell, George McDonnell, Michael McDonnell, Robert McDonnell. Survived by his daughters, Kim Dittenber, Darcey (Patrick) Quinn; grandchildren, Andrew Dittenber, Emily Dittenber, Zoey Quinn, Owen Quinn; siblings, Marilyn (Ron) Goeyvaerts, Carol (Laurie) Dooge, Eddie (Laurie) McDonnell, Tom McDonnell, Richard McDonnell, Bill McDonnell, Maureen Eden, Patrick (Susan) McDonnell; many nieces and nephews and their families. Terry will be remembered as a loving father and “grandpa”. His funny, gentle, caring and honest soul will be forever cherished. A memorial will be held at the Fire Rock Grille in the StoneWater Country Club on Sunday February 16, 2014 12-4pm. 7177 Kalamazoo Ave SE Caledonia, MI 49316. Contributions in memory of Terry may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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  1. Glenn Markos on February 10, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Quite a Good fellow, as I knew him, and beloved by his Children and Grandchildren. You will be missed Terry! Bless You and Your Family!



  2. Cheryl Hillman on February 10, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    May our Father God surround your daughters and grandchildren will much love and comfort. Rest in peace and enjoy the gift of your eternal life.



  3. Patrick McDonnell on February 11, 2014 at 10:45 am

    Terry you will be missed. We Lived so close but spent so little time with you. Now your smile with live in our hearts forever. I know while we are grieving your passing the family your rejoining is welcoming you with a standing ovation. At some point we will all join you in heaven.

    Your brother and family forever,

    Patrick



  4. The Waite Family on February 12, 2014 at 9:53 am

    We are so sad to hear of Terry’s passing. My kids have the best memories of funny magic tricks at Thanksgiving with the whole family. Terry will be so missed. We are sending love and sympathy to all of Terry’s family and friends. Julie, Tom, Jessie, and Robby Waite



  5. The Waite Family on February 12, 2014 at 9:53 am

    We are so sad to hear of Terry’s passing. My kids have the best memories of funny magic tricks at Thanksgiving with the whole family. Terry will be so missed. We are sending love and sympathy to all of Terry’s family and friends. Julie, Tom, Jessie, and Robby Waite



  6. The Boik Family on February 15, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    Thoughts and Prayers to all of you. Keep remembering the good times you had with your Dad. Cherish those memories. Rest in Peace Terry.



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