died peacefully on May 21, 2014. Father to Jacquelyn Lavan Vaspasiano and Deborah Lavan Carley. Michael leaves behind his sisters Noreen Lavan Haveron, Julia Lavan Updike (Bernie), Geraldine Lavan, Brothers Jack Lavan, (Stephanie) Brian Lavan, Jaymark Lavan (Kathy), Kevin Lavan and many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by brothers Tom and Eugene Lavan. Sister in laws Cookie, Pat and Jenny Lavan. Brother in law Owen Haveron. Born in Bayonne to Owen and Mary Lavan, Michael was a lifelong Bayonne resident. Funeral arrangements made by SWEENEY Funeral Home, 857 Kennedy Blvd, Bayonne. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.