Cavanaugh, 53, of 1002 Ridgeville Drive Danville PA passed away Sunday,
October 3, 2010 at his residence. He was born September 8, 1957 in
Williamsport PA the son of Madonna Cavanaugh of Williamsport.
He graduated from
Bishop Neuman High School in Williamsport PA in 1975 where he played
basketball. He attended various universities and received his Bachelor’s
Degree in Business from the University of New York in Brockport NY in 1984.
Gene was employed as
National Accounts Manager for Kawneer Company, Inc. in Bloomsburg PA and has
been presently employed by Oldcastle Architectural in Atlanta GA. He was a
member of St. Joseph Catholic Church Danville PA and was also a member of
Knights of Columbus. He served on the Montour County Recreation Board.
Gene was an avid athletic enthusiast which involved coaching and supporting,
but was especially well known for his uplifting encouragement towards all
athletes, especially his own children and family.
enjoyment was helping others and spending time with his family whom he
adored. He is survived his wife of 27 years, Cynthia K. “Cindy” Herman
Cavanaugh whom he married May 7, 1983. Also surviving is one son, Patrick
R. Cavanaugh and two daughters; Alyson M. Cavanaugh of Greensboro NC and
Caitlin A. Cavanaugh. In addition to his mother, he is also survived a
large family of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Also surviving
are two aunts; Marcella Cavanaugh and Sister Alicia Cavanaugh and a cousin,
Vince Cavanaugh of Rochester NY.
Relatives and friends
are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held Thursday,
October 7, 2010 at 11:00 AM from St. Joseph Catholic Church 18 E. Center
Street Danville PA with the Reverend Steven W. Fauser officiating. Burial
will be private. Friends will be received from 9:00 AM until the time of
Mass in St. Hubert’s Chapel at the church. The family will provide
flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Danville Stadium Council c/o
Turf and Track ATTN: Business Mgr. 600 Walnut Street Danville PA 17821,
St. Joseph Catholic Church or The American Heart Association PO Box 15120
Chicago IL 60693. Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral
Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA