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HARRON, Michael Michael O'Donnell Harron, 72, of Dunwoody passed away unexpectedly from injuries sustained in a fall on September 21, 2012. Michael was born on April 12, 1940, in Toledo , Ohio . He was preceded in death by his parents, John Francis Harron and Roberta Cusick Harron. Michael graduated from The University of Notre Dame in 1963 with degrees in English and Aeronautical Engineering. He joined the Navy in 1963 and after receiving his wings was assigned to the USS Coral Sea. He flew ninety-nine combat missions in Viet Nam and was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses, ten Air Medals and five Navy Commendation Medals. He joined Northwest Airlines in 1968 and retired after thirty-eight years as a 747 Captain. His faith and family were most important to him. He will be remembered for his love and devotion to his wife, Theresa, and his pride and joy in his three sons. Michael is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Theresa, their three sons, Sean and wife, Andrea, Michael and wife, Jessica, Brian and wife, Colleen, grandchildren Lauren, Quinn, Caitlin, Catherine, Aidan, Sean Patrick, Emma, and Madeline. He is also survived by siblings, John G. Harron, Sheila Harron, and Bridget Harron. A memorial mass will be celebrated by Rev. Joel Konzen, S.M., on Thursday, September 27th, 10:30 A.M. at All Saints Catholic Church, 2443 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to All Saints Catholic Church Saint Vincent de Paul Society. Please sign online guestbook at Arrangements by Fischer Funeral Care, Atlanta, 678-514-1000 MICHAEL O'DONNELL HARRON
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sept. 25, 2012
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