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1944 Richard 2021

Richard Hugh Marnon

June 19, 1944 — November 30, 2021

Richard Marnon, also known as Dick, was born June 19th, 1944 and passed away on November 30th, 2021. Dick served his country honorably in the United States Navy aboard the USS Mispillion. After serving, Dick was employed at Detroit Diesel for over 30 years.

Dick leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 55 years, Jacqueline Marnon (Baker). Beloved father of Michelle (Dave), Rick (Michelle), and countless others that considered him their second father. Proud grandfather of Samone, Dean, Lorelei, Bryce and Maverick. He had 9 siblings, Barney (Maureen), Gail (Jack), Donny (Macy), Joe (Diane), Rosemary (Wayne), Phil (Liz), Al (Barb), Eddy (Terry), Donna (John), and numerous nieces and nephews that meant the world to him.

Dick spent 40 years coaching hockey in the Plymouth-Canton Youth Hockey Association. He was a frequent patron of Holly’s, Central City Diner, and most recently the Crow’s Nest. His authenticity and generosity were felt by many.

The funeral mass will be held at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Canton, MI on Friday, December 17th, 2021 from 11am - 12pm.

The burial will be done at Great Lakes National Cemetery located at 4200 Belford Rd, Holly, MI on Saturday, June 17th, 2022 from 2:30-3:00pm.

The Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 18th, 2022, with additional details to come.

In Lieu of Flowers, Dick would greatly appreciate donations to either of the following in his name:

Hockey Has Heart
Hockey Has Heart
35500 Eight Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48335

Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project
4899 Belford Road Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Mass

Friday, December 17, 2021

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. John Neumann Catholic Church

44800 Warren Rd, Canton, MI 48187

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Committal Service

Friday, June 17, 2022

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Great Lakes National Cemetery

4200 Belford Road, Holly, MI 48442

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