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Bernard A. "Tony" Lovend  of Waterford, Michigan entered everlasting life on his 92nd birthday, April 20, 2021. Beloved husband of his dearest wife of 63 years Margaret M. (Marge) Lovend, devoted father of Brian A. Lovend and Marc A. Lovend (Monica A.), cherished Grandpe of Caitlin R. Lovend and Elizabeth A. Lovend, brother-in-law of Lee Lane; also survived by several cousins, many nieces and nephews, and friends. Predeceased by his parents Mary and Edward and four brothers: Daniel, Edward, William and Robert. Tony was a member of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church and an usher at the Saturday Evening Mass for many many years. He was a life member of the Knights of Columbus Pope John XXIII Council and Monsignor AXM Sharpe Assembly. He founded, built, owned and operated Loveland Funeral Home in Waterford, Michigan during his years as an active funeral director. Following retirement, he authored “A Consumer’s Window to the American Funeral,” operated a monthly ballroom dance venue for over nine years and was an avid soccer fan. Tony deeply loved his family and friends. He had a great sense of humor and really enjoyed people. Endowed with a gift to reach out to people, he conversed with a multitude of strangers over his lifetime while just being out and about, always making those around him feel special. The family will receive friends at Donelson, Johns and Evans Funeral Home, Monday April 26, 2021 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7:00 p.m. and at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church 5481 Dixie Highway, Waterford, Michigan 48329, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Entombment in Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery Garden Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Lakes School “Tuition Angels” Fund (mail to church address above or online at: https://ollonline.org/tuition-angels, or Rose Hill Center, 5130 Rose Hill Blvd., Holly, Michigan 48442

Visitation:

Monday April 26, 2021, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7:00 p.m. at

Donelson, Johns and Evans Funeral Home, Waterford

Tuesday, April 27, 2021,  9:30 -10:00 a.m. at

Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church

5481 Dixie Highway

Waterford, Michigan 48329

Funeral Service:

Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 10:00 a.m. at

Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church

5481 Dixie Highway

Waterford, Michigan 48329

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