Brian Process


Brian Process

Date of Birth: July 16, 1963
Date of Death: June 29, 2003

Brian Lee Process, 39, of 1224 Logan Street, Marquette, died unexpectedly Sunday, June 29, 2003 at Marquette General Hospital.

Brian was born on July 16, 1963 in Marquette to LeRoy C. and Julee (Weston) Process and had been a lifelong area resident. He was a 1981 graduate of Marquette Senior High School and a 1985 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a degree in secondary education.

He was employed for the past seven years at Bay Cliff Health Camp as maintenance supervisor.

An avid Boy Scout, Brian earned the title of Eagle Scout and was a member of the Order of the Arrow. He loved playing and watching basketball, hunting and fishing and most of all spending valuable time with his children.

He is survived by his wife, the former Martha Smith whom he married on June 2, 1990 at St. Mary and St. Joseph Parish in Iron Mountain; three children, Brian Donovan, Christopher Scott and Eleanor Elizabeth Process, all at home; his father, LeRoy Process of Marquette; one brother, Bradley Scott (Tracy) Process of Kalamazoo; his mother-in-law, Elaine Smith of Marquette; also several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Julee Process on February 20, 1994 and his father-in-law, Louis Smith.

Friends may call at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 11 a.m. in St. Michael Catholic Church with Father Al Mott and Rev. Msgr. Jed Patrick concelebrating. Interment will take place in the Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Rick McLaughlin, Roger Bleckner, John Bleckner, Jerry Mattis, Dick Tyson, Paul “Frog” Fortin, Mark Ostrander and Shayne Clement. Honorary bearers will be members of Troop 309 Boy Scouts of America.

Contributions to aid in the education and support of the Process children can be made to the Process Children Memorial Fund c/o Marquette Catholic Credit Union, 1001 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855.

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