Services for Robert “Bob”McAvey were Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Church of St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove.
Inurnment will be later in the spring at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Maple Grove.
Mr. McAvey passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, surrounded by his family. Death was caused by an accident at home.
He was a graduate of the University of Minnesota, and his career choice was real estate sales for over 30 years, most recently with Counselor Realty. He loved model trains and was building a set in the house. He is probably driving a steam locomotive in heaven.
He leaves behind his wife of forty-four years, Susan; their sons, Patrick (Alex Galt) and Daniel (Laura) McAvey; grandchildren, Leo Galt-McAvey and Piper McAvey; mother, Loretta; brother Mike and sister Maureen; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. McAvey was preceded in death by his father, John.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Life Source, an organ donor organization, Caring Bridge or the donor’s choice.