William Edward Cavanaugh, 89, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, formerly of Akron, Ohio, passed away June 15, 2013 after a long illness. Mr. Cavanaugh was born February 20, 1924 in Scranton, PA, a son of the late Patrick Cavanaugh and Irene Walsh Cavanaugh. He retired from Parker Hannifan and served in WWII and as a Navy pilot in the Korean War.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at St. Benedict Church, 950 Darrell Creek Trail, Mt Pleasant, SC. A reception will immediately follow at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beacon Hospice, 501 Wando Park Blvd, Suite 100, Mt Pleasant, SC 29494.
Survived by his wife, Margaret Mary, children, Mary Strauss (Charles) of Charlotte, NC, Colleen Kovacs (William) of Charleston, SC, and Bill (Lisa) of Columbus Ohio, grandchildren, Kristen Strass, Erin Strauss, And Lauren Strass, Caitlin Kovacs and Liam Kovacs, Patrick, Kyle and Colin Cavanaugh, and brother Paul of Hamburg, NY.
Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation & Burial Services.