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Ernest Whyman DeCare

October 21, 1958 ~ February 25, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Ernest DeCare Obituary

DeCare, Ernest

Howell, Michigan

His Legacy… Ernest Wyman DeCare (Ernie), age 65, passed away February 25, 2024.  He was born on October 21, 1958 in Alpena, Michigan to Victor DeCare and Esther (Bahling) DeCare. Ernie will be remembered as big jokester who loved to go hunting and fishing.  Ernie liked demolition derbies and playing Poker or Uno with his friends.  Ernie like to draw and paint using watercolors.  He absolutely loved Harley Davidson motorcycles.  Last summer Ernie got his dream fulfilled thanks to the staff at the Willows of Howell through their, “Live a Dream” program. Ernie got to ride on a motorcycle in a sidecar in a motorcycle event and said it was the best day of his life.  

His Family… Ernie will be greatly missed by his siblings, Larry DeCare, Gloria (Larry) Sinkler, Christine DeCare, Julie McAlpine, Rodney (Evelyn) DeCare, Alger (Rondi) DeCare; sister-in-laws, Betty (Eldon) DeCare, Elaine (Lonnie) DeCare and Elizabeth (William) DeCare; along with his many nieces, nephews and best friend, Toby Slater. He is preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Esther DeCare; his siblings, Dale DeCare, Eldon DeCare, Joan (Walter) Gibbs, Bill DeCare and Lonnie DeCare.

His Farewell… Ernie’s family and friends will gather for visitation 11:00am-8:00pm, Saturday, March 2, and Sunday, March 3, 2024, from 12:00-1:00pm at McWilliams Funeral Home, 504 W. Washington Ave, Alpena, Michigan. A Celebration of life service beginning at 1:00pm on March 3, 2024, at McWilliams Funeral Home. Candice Black will serve as celebrant. Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of your choice. Please leave a message of comfort for Ernie’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 2, 2024

11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
McWilliams Funeral Home
504 W. Washington Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707

Visitation
Sunday
March 3, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
McWilliams Funeral Home
504 W. Washington Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707

Celebration of Life
Sunday
March 3, 2024

1:00 PM
McWilliams Funeral Home
504 W. Washington Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707

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