Died: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
LaRAIA, GEORGE F. “SONNY” of Clarkston, November 13, 2013 at 78 years of age. Loving husband of Carolyn for 38 years; dear father of Cindi LaRaia, Kathy (Dennis) LaRaia and Shari (Kevin) Wilk; step father of Wendy and Michelle; grandfather of KJ and Nicholas; brother of the late Vincent, Michael (Marge) LaRaia and Theresa (Gene) Gorny. Also survived by the mother of his children Marilyn Cairns. George was born in Utica, NY, he retired from GM in 1996 after 41 years of dedicated service. His family and friends will hold fond memories of time spent with him on Little Traverse Lake. George loved the Dream Cruise, his Chevy truck, boating, wine making, dabbleing in the stock market and his beloved Detroit Tigers. Funeral Mass Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11 AM at Our Lady of the Lakes Church, 5481 Dixie Hwy, Waterford. Family will receive friends Friday from 4-8 PM at COATS FUNERAL HOME-CLARKSTON, 8909 Dixie Hwy. Memorial donations may be made to American Red Cross or Mercy Hospice. To send a condolence go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.