James Stephen Hegarty, age 57, of Belleville, MI, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013 in Belleville. He was born May 5, 1955 in Hollywood, California, son of John Francis & Virginia Dale (Rhinehart) Hegarty.
Jim enjoyed bowling, golfing and loved coaching for his daughter's soccer team.
He is survived by his wife Colleen Jean (Pitylak) Hegarty, four children Terrance (Tina) Teifer, Jr. of Trenton, MI, Wendy (Mark) Gervasi of Trenton, DeAnna Forner of San Diego, California and Julia (Joe Cohoon) Forner, also 8 grandchildren Juniper, Mia and Paul Teifer, Jalen Teifer, Alex and Christopher Gervasi and Lennon & Abigail Cohoon, his mother Virginia Hegarty, a brother Don (Mary Beth Brady) Hegarty of Commerce Township, MI, two sisters Sharon (Keith) Guastella of Pinckney, MI and Donna Stewart, also numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his father.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 12pm-2PM with a 1:00PM Service at David C. Brown Temporary Viewing and Funeral Chapel, 500 E. Huron River Dr., Belleville with Deacon Peter Cornell officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and would be appreciated by the family. Please sign his online guest book and share a story for his family to treasure.