David Andrew Cavera Sr., age 84 of Grand Rapids, went to be with the Lord, February 2, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph & Deloris Cavera; and granddaughter, Molly Cavera. David is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mary Margaret Cavera; children, David (Kathy) Cavera Jr., JoAnn (Joe) Watson, Fr. Tom Cavera, Daniel (Michelle) Cavera, Steve (Maureen) Cavera; 14 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert (Susan) Cavera, James (Ann) Cavera, Patrick (Beverly) Cavera, Michael (Laurie) Cavera; and many nieces and nephews. David graduated from Catholic Central in 1956 and St. Norbert College in 1960. He was employed at MidAmerica Potato Company for 33 years and continued to sell french fries his whole life. David enjoyed golf and trips to Disney with family and watching cats. Visitation will be 3-6 pm Sunday, February 6, 2022, at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 with Rosary Service at 5:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am Monday, February 7, 2022, at St. Robert of Newminster Catholic Church, 6477 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301 with visitation one-hour prior. Fr. Tom Cavera, presiding. Interment, Cascade Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Robert of Newminster Catholic Church.