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Michael J. Gavin- passed away 7-21-18. Michael was born in Chicago on 8-19-39 to parents William & Mary Gavin, now deceased along with brothers William (Buddy), John, James & sister Noreen Penny. Michael is survived by brothers Martin, Patrick & sisters, Virginia & Kathleen Cooke & many nieces & nephews. Michael worked at the Merchandise Mart Bank & was chosen to learn & work on the New Computer System as a Programmer when the system first came out. In 1983, Michael moved to Las Vegas, worked at Sears and became the Top Salesman on the West Coast selling TV's & Sound Systems. At a younger age Michael took up dancing as a hobby, Ballroom & Ballet, & performed at the Chicago Civic Light Opera at times. Michael loved to Ski, locally and in Europe. Michael's greatest qualities were Honesty, Generosity & a willingness to help others especially the homeless. Michael will be deeply missed by Family & all who knew him. Visitation Wednesday 10 - 11:30 a.m. at Cooney's Funeral Home 625 Busse Hwy Park Ridge, IL Funeral Mass: Holy Name Cathedral at 1:00 p.m.
Burial: Queen of Heaven Cemetry Hillside, IL Info 847-685-1002 www.cooneyfuneralhome.com