Emmett DeGuvera Obituary

Emmett Warren DeGuvera
Emmett Warren DeGuvera

November 22, 1952 - October 31, 2018
Born in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
Resided in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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Emmett was the beloved husband of Debbie. Dear father of Emmett II (Katherine), Westleigh, Brandon, Jared (Elizabeth), and Kamille (Jarrod) D’Valentine. Loving Grandpa “D” to Morgan, Harper, and Emmett O. Brother of Carolyn Nantroup and the late Marilyn Soderberg. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews.

Emmett attended military school in his childhood, where he developed his strong virtues and outstanding work ethic that he carried proudly throughout life. He was known for having a big heart and big dreams. Growing up in the Motor City, Emmett had an appreciation for all things related to the automotive industry, which was influential in shaping his path. He gained the respect and friendship of many during his time as a business owner in metal manufacturing. Emmett had a passion for the outdoors, specifically the water. He loved to join sailboat races, restore his antique Chris Craft boats, and navigate Lake St. Clair. Emmett fought his battle with cancer briefly, but with immense strength and faith.

Funeral service 10:00am Friday November 9 at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods. Visitation Thursday November 8, 3-8 pm.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to American Lung Association or the Wounded Warrior Project.





A. H. Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI US 48236
Thursday, November 8, 2018
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
A. H. Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI US 48236
Friday, November 9, 2018
10:00 AM