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Visitations


Saturday, June 14, 2014
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
Old Mission Congregational Church
18687 Mission Rd.
Old Mission, MI 49673
(231) 223-4185

The family will start greeting friends starting at 9:15am to 9:30am.

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Services


Saturday, June 14, 2014
10:00 AM EDT
Old Mission Congregational Church
18687 Mission Rd.
Old Mission, MI 49673

The service will be followed by a celebration of Charlie’s life at his home from 2-5pm.

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Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Leukemia Lymphoma Society
P.O.Box 4072
Pittsfield, MA 01202
(888) 557-7177
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Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Flower Station
341 W. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-1742
Driving Directions
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Cherryland Floral
1208 S. Garfield
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-5761
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Life Story / Obituary


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Charles “Charlie” Augustine McCormick, 63, of Alden, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Munson Medical Center. Charlie was born Oct. 28, 1950 in Grand Rapids, MI to the late James and Mary (Joyce) McCormick.

He married Jean Marie Smith on June 30, 1984 in Milford, MI.

Charlie honorably served our country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Charlie brought joy and laughter to everyone he met and touched the lives of many people. A life-long musician, Charlie was known for his love of playing guitar, banjo & drums. When he wasn’t playing music, he enjoyed playing golf, spending time on Torch Lake and above all, spending time with his family & friends.

He was a kind and gentle soul, a wonderful husband, father, mentor and friend. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Charlie is survived by his wife of 30 years, Jean; children, Julia McCormick, James McCormick; siblings Jim, Dan, Grace & Martha, and many life-long friends. Charlie was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Rose Mary.

His memorial service will be held Saturday, June 14 at 10am at Old Mission Congregational Church in Old Mission, MI. Family members will receive visitors beginning at 9:15am. The service will be followed by a celebration of Charlie’s life at his home from 2-5pm.

Memorial contributions may be made in Charlie’s name to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, or a charity of your choice. Please visit Charlie's webpage at www.lifestorynet.com to sign the guest book and share a message with his family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.