Eugene Patrick McQuaid, of Northville, passed away peacefully on June 19th, 2021. Gene was born to his parents Eugene and Marie McQuaid (McKeon) in Brooklyn, New York on January 23rd, 1934.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Terry and children Kerin (Brad) Borland, Kelly (Tim) Reed, Gene (Michele) McQuaid Jr. and Keith (Lauren) McQuaid. Grandchildren Cole Borland, McKenzie Borland, Brendan Reed, Meghan Reed, Kaitlin McQuaid, Teddy McQuaid, Liam McQuaid and Brady McQuaid.
Gene and Terry, with their children were relocated to Michigan by the 3M Corporation from Emerson, New Jersey in 1974. Gene worked at 3M in executive-level sales for over 25 years before starting his own venture as a dealer for 3M in Toledo, Ohio.
Gene will always be remembered for being an endearing husband, father, and grandparent - along with being a constant presence within his parish community and many years as a volunteer with the Knights of Columbus. Gene was known for his love of cooking, appreciation for music, enthusiasm for sports and playing golf.
Friends may visit the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home 280 South Main Street, Plymouth, MI 48170 on Thursday June 24th, 2021 from 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. A Catholic Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday June 25th at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church 133 Orchard Dr., Northville, MI 48167.
In lieu of the flowers the family would like you to consider a charitable contribution in Gene's honor to be directed to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.