Friday, April 25, 2014
11:00 AM EDT
Amvets Post #120
3669 N. 9th St.
Mesick, MI 49668
(231) 885-1607


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.

to Barbara Haggerty to help with expenses


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

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


Arnold 'Jerry' Haggerty, of Mesick; an angel of God was brought home on Monday, April 21, 2014.

He was born on June 18, 1943, in Detroit, Mich., the son of Arthur J. and Adella F. (St. Clair) Haggerty.

Jerry served in the Army during the Vietnam Era; he was a sharpshooter. He married Barbara Chandler on July 6, 2013, in Harrietta, Mich.

Jerry was an auto mechanic with Haggerty Service in Mesick. He was a life member of the Amvets Post No. 120, Mesick. He enjoyed motorcycles, working on trucks of any kind and year. Jerry started to restore his dream car; a 1936 Plymouth Coupe. He loved spending time with his family and loved all of them.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Barbara of Mesick; son, Jerry Wayne (Tara) Haggerty of Shelbyville, Tenn.; stepchildren: Becky (Laren) Quade of Mesick, Lloyd of Morrison, Tenn., and Paul of Shelbyville, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; siblings, Larry (Minnie) Haggerty of Warsaw, N.C., and Arlene (Jim) Kortema of Thompsonville, Mich.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Adella Haggerty.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Minar Bible Church, Mesick. The family will greet friends starting at 10 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Barbara Haggerty to help with expenses. Please visit Jerry'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.