Grace Ann McCourt died peacefully on September 23rd in Novi, Michigan at the age of 85. Her beloved family included her husband of 62 years, Harold ‘Harry’ Anthony McCourt (deceased); daughter Donna M. McCourt; daughter Susan M. Burns and her husband Michael; son Michael J. McCourt; daughter Judy M. VanEizenga (deceased) and her husband Cary VanEizenga; daughter Jane M. Behling (deceased); her grandchildren, Tatum, Kate, Sarah, Sam, Melissa, Hannah, Shelby, Jason, and Alyssa; and her great grandchildren, Madison, Skylar, Juan and Livingston.
Grace was born on January 18th, 1934 and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She married her husband, Harry, on August 27th, 1955. Ever the family matriarch, she was quick-witted and dedicated, with a heavy dose of spunk. She will be remembered as a devoted wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend.
The Funeral Mass will be Friday, September 27th, at 10:30 AM, at St. Thomas a’Becket Catholic Church, 555 South Lilley Road, Canton, Michigan. Friends and family may begin visiting the church at 10:00 AM. Grace will be laid to rest at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 25800 West 10 Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Saint Vincent de Paul Detroit.