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Carol Gaffney

Carol Rose Gaffney (Tracy)

Friday, November 7th, 1947 - Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Obituary

CAROL ROSE GAFFNEY
71, of Cass City, died following a short illness, Sunday, September 15, 2019 in Covenant Medical Center Cooper Campus, Saginaw. She was born November 7, 1947 in Pontiac to Leo and Dorothy (Harlow) Tracy. She married Richard Gaffney on June 9, 1994.

Carol started her career working in many restaurants. She owned and operated Pizza Villa for many years and later Gaffney’s Hometown Kitchen. Carol was also a bus driver for Cass City schools. Together, she and Richard served with the Cass City Fire Department. She was a member of Living Word Worship Center of Cass City. Carol volunteered her time and skills restoring old dolls with Revive Ministries. She enjoyed crafts, crocheting and her doll collection.

Carol is survived by her husband, Richard; children: Tracy (James) Belanger of Holland; Tina (William) Rippey of Cass City; Michael (Joann) Furness of Manhattan, KS; Todd (Tonya) Furness of Caro; grandchildren: Kellie Belanger, Andrew Belanger, Roslyn (Edward) Coy, Ian (Hannah) Rippey, Autumn Rippey, Connor Furness, Peyton Furness; great-grandchildren: Mark, Brenna; step-children: Karen (Jim) McIntosh of Hadley; Kevin (Peggy) Gaffney of MS; step-grandchildren: Tavis (Carrie) Osentoski, Rory Osentoski, Blair Osentoski, Summer Osentoski, Joanna (Jeff) Jones; great-grandchildren: Elijah, Haven, Collen; brothers: Gary (Peggy) Tracy of NC; Christopher Tracy of MD; sisters: Dorothy Caverly (Alan Roth) of Deckerville; Teresa (Herbert) Williams of IL; many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her great-grandson, Blake.

Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City with Pastor Jep Bryant of Living Word Worship Center officiating. Interment will be Elkland Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Living Word Worship Center of Cass City. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.

Visitation: 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Kranz Funeral Home Cass City
    Address
    6850 Main St.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Kranz Funeral Home Cass City
    Address
    6850 Main St.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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  • Third Visitation

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Kranz Funeral Home Cass City
    Address
    6850 Main St.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Kranz Funeral Home Cass City
    Address
    6850 Main St.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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    Officiant
    Pastor Jep Bryant
  • Interment

    Location
    Elkland Township Cemetery
    Address
    6897 E. Cass City Road
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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  • Reception

    Location
    Living Word Worship Center
    Address
    6536 Houghton St.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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Desrae Annette

Posted at 06:35pm
Best mom I ever had. She loved me even when my own family didn't. I couldn't have asked for a better mom. She may have only been in my life by foster care but she was the best and I miss her everyday. I love you Mom💜
KM

Keith Misany

Posted at 04:41pm
Condolences to Richard and the family. So many good fond memories of Carol. Such a wonderful person. I met her first at kids camp in Fenton where she was a cook. Rest well in heaven til we meet again.
LG

Living Word Worship Center Church of God

Posted at 09:34am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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