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Michael R Hively

January 18, 1957 ~ March 9, 2017 (age 60)

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March 13, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Donovan Funeral Home
17 Southwest Ave
Tallmadge, OH 44278

Funeral Service
March 14, 2017

10:00 AM
Donovan Funeral Home
17 Southwest Ave
Tallmadge, OH 44278

Michael R. Hively, 60, passed away March 9, 2017. Born in Akron, he had lived all of his life in the area.

He was a wonderful husband, beloved father, and adoring grandfather. He was also an avid fisherman and a diehard Yankees fan. Michael was a graduate of Field High School, a Wire Technician at American Spring Wire for 29 years and attended Northwest Ave. Church of Christ in Tallmadge.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Brooks and Patricia Hively.

Michael is survived by his wife, Judy; daughters, Melissa (Justin Crandall) Hively of Mechanicsville, MD, Kasandra (David) Heidbrider of Ellet, Brandi Bowser of Tallmadge, Kiersten (Donald) Bailey of Tallmadge; son Michael Hively of Cuyahoga Falls (Nikki Alden and her son, Damian); sisters, Evelyn (Philip) Rubenstein of Pennsylvania, Kathy (Vito) Sgotto of North Canton; brothers, Buddy (Carmen) Hively of Louisiana, Donald (Elizabeth) Hively of North Canton, Hugh (Liz) Hively of Cuyahoga Falls; grandchildren, Gavin, Braeden, Leila, Luke, Kaylee and Tara.

Visitation will be 4:00 until 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Donovan Funeral Home, 17 Southwest Ave. (on the Historic Tallmadge Circle).

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday,  March 14, 2017 at Donovan Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Baker officiating.

Interment will be at Restland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, Oh 44406.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
525 N. Broad Street, Canfield, OH 44406

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