AKEY ROSEMARY F. Age 91. January 6, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Jack Akey, Sr. Loving mother of Jack, Jr. (Pamela), Michael (Carrie), Patricia (Paul) Remondino, Steven (Vicky Barnewold), and Gregory (Karrie) Akey. Cherished grandmother of 12; great-grandmother of 10. Dear sister of Joseph Nebel. A special "thank you" to Clare Bridge of Farmington Hills. Funeral Wednesday 10 a.m. Mass (in state 9:30 a.m.) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23815 Power Rd., Farmington, MI 48336. Visitation Tuesday 6-9 p.m. (Scripture 7:30 p.m) at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave., Downtown Farmington (1 block W. of Farmington Rd.). Memorial contributions may be made to Seasons Hospice. www.thayer-rock.com
BALOH BARBARA ANN (ADAMIC) Age 57, January 5, 2013. Beloved wife of Bruce Baloh. Loving mother of B.J. and Brandy. Dearest daughter of Edward and Frances Adamic. Dear sister of Bob (Karen). Adored aunt to their children. Also survived by her baby kitty snitte, her furry grand babies Pivo and Barclay. Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Funeral Thursday, in state 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Parkview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice or Michigan Humane Society in Barbara' s name. Please share a memory at www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com.
BAXTER ANITA YAROST Beloved wife of 54 years of Dr. Seymour Baxter. Cherished mother of Dr. Alexander Baxter, Daniel (the late Carol Rankin) Baxter and David (Shannon) Baxter. Proud grandmother of Noah Rankin Baxter, Billie Esther Baxter, Echo Rose Baxter and Max Fox Baxter. Loving sister of Sylvia (the late Professor Melvin) Tumin and the late Dr. Rosalyn (Dr. Gerald) Weintraub. Sister-in-law of Theodore (Carole) Baxter. SERVICES 2:30 P.M. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com.
BERGMANN DOUGLAS ALLEN Age 66. January 6, 2013. Beloved husband of Marja (Kitty) for 44 years. Loving father of Ron (Dorothy) Bergmann, Keith (Jennifer) Bergmann, Stephanie (Chad) Stolp & Heather (Jeff) Hatman. Cherished grandfather of 31. Dear brother of Mary (Wally) Bastion, Sharon (Joe) Hentnik, Margaret (Vern) Ackerman, Joanne (Mark) Walsten, Linda (Todd) Redinger and Kathleen (Keith) Kilpatrick. Preceded in death by sisters Laura Fensch, Elaine McCaffrey & Diane Salonen and great grand-daughter Nevaeh Bergmann. Funeral Thursday 11:00 a.m. at Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, 34100 W. 8 Mile Road, Farmington Hills. Visitation Wednesday 1- 9 p.m. at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River, Farmington. www.thayer-rock.com
BERTRAM MADELINE R. Age 88, January 6, 2013. Beloved wife of Marvin for 61 years. Dearest mother of Sandy Laramie and the late Brenda Bertram. Loving grandmother of Randy and Alex. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home Canton Chapel, 851 N. Canton Center Rd., Canton. Scripture 7:30 p.m. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 44800 Warren Rd., Canton. Interment Glen Eden Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Seasons Hospice or Salvation Army. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
BURNS VINCENT de Paul Age 87 of Rochester Hills, January 6, 2013. Loving husband of Genevieve "Gene". Dear father of Elizabeth Ann (Roger Zinser) Burns, Mary P. LaBadie, Harry A. Burns, Gene (Jan Armon) Burns, and Patrick Burns. Cherished grand- father of Christopher (Meghann), Maribeth (Rick), Zachary, Brandon (Theresa), Victoria (Jeremy), Brigitte and Benjamin. Great grandfather of four. Also survived by his brother Jerry (Marlyn) Burns and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Thursday, January 10, 2013, 10:00 am with an in state time of 9:30 am at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, 771 Old Perch Road, Rochester Hills. The family will receive friends Wednesday 2-9 pm with a Scripture Service at 7:00 pm at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd, Rochester. Interment Guardian Angel Cemetery. Suggested Memorials to Capuchins, Older Persons Commission, or St. Vincent de Paul Society. Online guestbook: www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
CARLINI JOSEPHINE January 5, 2013. Beloved wife of Mario for 63 years. Loving mother of Mark (Sue) and Lydia (Rick) Kewish. Cherished grandmother of Marsella (Donald) White, Eric (Robyn) Carlini, Amy (John) Scott, Lindsay (Michael) Palmer, Michelle Kewish (Brian DiLorenzo) and Michael Kewish, and great-grandmother of Zachary and Tyler. Dear sister of Rose Krupp and John Pirrello and the late Phillip Pirrello and Bessie DePalma. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi (248) 348-1800, Thursday 2-9 PM. Visitation continues Friday 10 AM until time of funeral service at 11 AM at the funeral home. Interment at Glen Eden Cemetery in Livonia. Memorial donations may be made to the Michigan Humane Society or Leader Dogs for the Blind. Online condolences: www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
FRUMKIN BENJAMIN PAUL Beloved husband of the late Violet Frumkin. Dear father of Jeffrey (Mary Nehls-Frumkin) Frumkin and Robin (Ronald) DeMaagd. Loving grandfather of Brendon Nehls-Frumkin and Justin DeMaagd. Great grandfather of Elena. Also remembered by many loving family members and friends. SERVICES WEDNESDAY 2:00 PM AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL FARMINGTON HILLS. 248-406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT BETH TEFILO EMANUEL CEMETERY, FERNDALE or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
HORLDT BARBARA JOY January 6, 2013 Age 87 peacefully at home in Beverly Hills. Beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Proud veteran U.S. Navy-WWII. Loving wife of Henry B. for 60 years. Dear mother of Barbara "Bonny" Montanari (Mark), Mary Poulin (John) and Trisha Murray. Grandmother of Allegra, Danielle, Christina, Diana, Nicholas, Ian and Liam. Daughter of the late Calvin and Marian (nee Frey) Newell. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn 13-14 Mile), Wednesday, 3-8p.m. Funeral service Thursday 11a.m. at Northbrook Presbyterian Church, 22055 W. Fourteen Mile Rd., Beverly Hills. Visitation at church begins at 10:30a.m. Memorial tributes to Northbrook Presbyterian Church. View obituary and share memories at: www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
INCHIOSTRO PAULINE Of Harper Woods, was born October 18, 1929 and died January 4, 2013. She is survived by her loving brother Thom Inchiostro; her nephew Jared; nieces Cheryl Mains, Pam Bell; and many great-nieces and nephews. Visitation will be in the Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores on Tuesday January 8, from 2:30-9 p.m. Funeral service will be in the funeral home on Wednesday January 9 at 12 noon. Leave a condolence message or share a memory at www.KaulFuneralHome.com.
KIVETT WILMA "JEAN" (NEE ELY) January 6, 2013. Age 76. Beloved mother of Kathy (Paul) Skrzypczak, Connie Moss, Clifton (Kelly) Kivett, Karen Kivett, and Kendall (Betty) Kivett. Survived by 12 loving grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Thelma (the late Rev. Raymond) Webb. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Interment Utica Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
KOHLER JACOB M. "JAKE" Age 90, January 6, 2013, a longtime resident of Madison Heights, Michigan. Dear husband of Dorothy (nee Isrow). Loving father of Mary (the late Robert) Lawitzke, James Kohler, Christine (Karl) Stoll, Susan (Steve Locser) Kohler, Bruce (Louise) Kohler, Michael (Jacqui) Kohler, Thomas (Janice) Kohler, Laurie (Ivan DeWilde) Kohler, Robert (Jolleen) Kohler, and the late Nancy Paavo. Loving grandfather of 28 and great-grandfather of 15. Brother of Rudy Kohler, Anna (Dr. Karl-Heinz) Schueller and the late Herbert Kohler. Jake was a veteran of WWII (Army), member of V.F.W. Post 9222, Berkley, Ml, and K of C Council 4188 Clawson, MI. He volunteered at the Madison Heights Nature Center for many years, was a past member of the Guardian Angels Choir and Resurrection Choir.Memorials to The Capuchins, l820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207. Visitation Wednesday 3-8 p.m. with a scripture service Wednesday 7 p.m. at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre, Madison Heights, MI. In state Thursday 10 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at Guardian Angels Church, 581 E. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson. Share a memory at edwardswansonandsonfuneralhome.com.
LEADY PAULINE J. (HUETTNER) age 94 of Munster, IN passed away January 4, 2013 after a long and blessed life. Beloved wife of the late Charles E. Leady Jr.; loving mother of Charles E. Leady of Cheboygan and Waterford. Funeral Mass Saturday, January 12, 2012, 1:30 p.m. at St. Mary/ St. Charles Catholic Church, Cheboygan, MI. Family will receive friends Thursday from 2:30-4:30 & 5:30-9 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME, WATERFORD (3141 Sashabaw Rd.). Memorial donations may be made to VFW National Headquarters, 406 West 34th St. Kansas City, MO 64111. To send a private condolence go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.
MARLOW EDITH Beloved wife of the late Harry Marlow.Dear sister of Seymour (Joyce Cheresh) Blustein, the late Mollie Ingber, the late Donald Blustein, the late Lou Blustein and the late Jean Greenwald. Sister-in-law of Abe Ingber, Arthur Greenwald and Rose Sagas. Also remembered by many loving nieces, nephews, family members and friends. GRAVESIDE SERVICES WEDNESDAY 10:00 AM AT ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, LIVONIA. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE DORFMAN CHAPEL FARMINGTON HILLS. 248-406-6000 or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
MAYHEW CATHERINE B. "KAYE" Passed away peacefully on December 29 in the arms of her family. She was 81 years old. Beloved wife of C. Walker Mayhew and devoted daughter of J. Healan and Elsie Baker. Loving mother of Douglas (Robert) and Stephen (Nancy) Mayhew and Ann (Richard) Bobo and grandmother of Colleen, William, Peter, and Patrick, Grace, and Jenny. A Memorial Service will be held at Kirk in the Hills, 1340 West Long Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills, on Wednesday, January 9 at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.
McPARLANE JANE age 85, January 5, 2013. Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of Dr. Jackie McParlane (Robert Vick), Jim McParlane (Helen) and the late John Brian McParlane. Jane was a long time educator who retired from the Detroit Public Schools in 1992. Visitation Wednesday 2-8pm at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. Twelve Mile Rd. (West of Orchard Lake Rd.). In State Thursday 10:30am until time of Mass 11am at St. Fabian Catholic Church, 32200 W. 12 Mile Rd. Private Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Hts. Memorials may be made to the Botsford Foundation or Cure Alzheimers at curealz.org. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
MIGLIORE SAM P. January 5, 2013. Age 89. Loving husband of Crocifisa. Beloved father of Sam, Russ (Rosa), Gino, Margaret (Gary Wade) Courtade, and Luisa (Jim Dawson) Migliore. Dearest grandfather of Paula (Jerry) Weible, Jennifer, Erica (Steve) Brennan, Jackie, Theresa Tadeo, and Lt. Robert Courtade U.S.A.F. Dear great-grandfather of Aiden and Irelinn Weible, and Vincent Brennan. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. at Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 45100 Warren Rd. (west of Sheldon). Funeral Thursday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. www.neely-turowski.com
MOELLERING HEINZ 87 of Ann Arbor, Michigan, passed away Friday, January 4, 2013 at St. Joseph's hospital with family around him. Heinz Moellering was born on December 17, 1925 in Dortmund, Germany. As a child, Heinz came to the United States with his mother, Anna Mengeringhausen/ Moellering. As a young man living in Detroit, Heinz visited friends in the "country" (Belleville). His eyes caught "the love of his life" riding her horse on the Michigan Avenue Farm. Heinz and Adriene (DeBacker) were married on May 28, 1948 and had three children. Heinz started a small business in their chicken coop with one employee that grew to their basement and to what is now a large corporation with over 800 employees. Heinz enjoyed flying, skiing, backpacking, mountain climbing, history - especially the Native American culture and traveling, always with "his bride"!! Heinz was a family man. He would always tell everyone: first is his wife, second his kids, and third work! Survivors include his wife, Adriene; three children, Daniel (Mary) Moellering, Sharon (Martin) Brooks, and David (Ellen) Moellering; nine grandchildren, Jeremy Moellering, Dan (Jocelyn) Moellering, Caroline Moellering, Michael (Heather) Stith, Marianne (Seth) Rock, Matthew (Shelly) Stith, Kristina Moellering (Jeff), Jeffrey (Judy) Stith, and Kim Moellering; one sister, Anna Lore Papatriantafyllou, and one brother, Herb (Carol) Trute; one sister and brother-in-law, Leon and Madelyn Vercruysse. Heinz is preceded in death by his parents, sister-in-law Germaine DeBacker and brother-in-law George Papatriantafyllou. Visitation Wednesday 5-8 p.m. and Thursday 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home Canton Chapel, 851 N. Canton Center Rd., Canton. Private funeral services will be held. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
NELSON LORRAINE JOAN Age 75, died January 6, 2013. Beloved wife of James for 55 years. Loving mother of Suzanne Nelson, James Nelson, and Pamela Nelson. Dearest grandmother of Benjamin Nelson. Visitation Wednesday 5-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-9 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. In state Friday 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 32300 Schoenherr, Warren. Memorial contributions may be directed to Christ Lutheran Church. Please share a memory of Lorraine at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
PAGANO (THAL) BRENDA Age 42 of Wixom. Cherished mother of Nicholas and Amanda Pagano. Loving daughter of Paul and Sharon Thal. Dear sister of Ann-Marie (Larry) Scott, Claudette (Scott) Moore, and Jennifer (Eric) Thal. She also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews. A memorial gathering will be held Thursday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fred Wood Funeral Home, 36100 5 Mile Rd. (E. of Levan), Livonia. The memorial service will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to Brenda's children. Please share memories at www.fredwoodfuneralhome.com.
PEARCE GLORIA Age 92 of Port Huron and formerly of St. Clair Shores, died January 5. Dear mother of Charles (Judith) Pearce, loving grandmother of Charles (Julie) Pearce, Martin and Jessica Pearce, and great-grandmother of six. Funeral Wednesday 11 AM at Smith Family Funeral Home North, 1525 Hancock St., Port Huron. Visitation Tuesday, 4-8 PM in the funeral home. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association. www.smithfamilyfuneralhome.com
POLEHNA JOSHUA MICHAEL age 15, Fenton, died January 5, 2013. Surviving are: parents, David and Kelly Polehna; siblings, Benjamin and Brianna; grandparents, John Polehna, Ray and Rose Konchel; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded by grandmother, Elaine Polehna. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 600 N. Adelaide St., Fenton. Visitation 1-4 and 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 W. Silver Lake Rd., Fenton. Vigil service 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. Visitation 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Contributions to Joshua Michael Polehna Memorial Fund. www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
RADABAUGH NAOMI B. Age 80, of Sebewaing, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, MI. She is survived by her sister, Leola McKnight; granddaughters, Kyersten (Chad) Helsel and Brinette (Brandon) Wright; great-granddaughters, Lyndsey and Allison Helsel; great-grandson, Jaxon Wright; daughter, Sheila Cunningham; son-in-law Lawrence J. Cunningham, Sr.; and many loving extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Orville "Ben" Radabaugh; son, Wesley Radabaugh; and grandson, Lawrence J. Cunningham, Jr. Visitation Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Juengel & Mellendorf Funeral Home in Sebewaing, MI from 2-8 p.m. The Funeral Service will be Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Juengel & Mellendorf Funeral Home, in Sebewaing. Visiting will begin at 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Burial will take place at of Silverlawn Cemetery, Sebewaing, MI. Memorial donations may be given to the American Cancer Society or the charity of the donor's choice. Share a memory at www.jmfuneralhome.com.
RUSSO JEANETTE, January 5, 2013, age 69. Loving wife of Giovannino "John". Dear mother of Sandra Tiseo (John). Grandmother of Johnny and Tina. Sister of Antoinette Merucci and Rosalie Tiseo. Family will receive friends Wednesday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple and Big Beaver), with Prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Thursday 9:30a.m. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 4571 John R (North of Wattles). Visitation at church begins at 9 a.m. Rite of Committal Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
RUSSO JOSEPH J. D.O. age 82, January 5, 2013. Beloved husband of Willodean for 58 years. Loving father of Constance and her husband, Aldo F. Colandrea, Joseph J. Russo Jr. and William J. Russo. Proud grandfather of Evan G. Grant and Ginger Grant-Wallace. Dear uncle of Valerie and her husband, Michael Kulka. Funeral services Thursday 10a.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Visitation Wednesday 2-9p.m. at the funeral home. ahpeters.com
SCHALDENBRAND LOUIS J. Age 87, Passed away on January 7. Beloved husband of Clara for 66 years. Dear father of Anna Perosky (Cal Sieloff) and Joseph (Kymm) Schaldenbrand. Proud grandfather of Stephanie, Alexandra, Alicia, and Joseph Jr. He was a WWII Veteran with the Navy Seabees. Visitation Wednesday from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. with an Evening Rosary at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Rd (N.W. corner of 18 and Ryan). Funeral Services will be Monday, January 14 at First United Methodist Church of Warren, 5005 Chicago Rd. in Warren 10 a.m. in state and 11 a.m. Service. He will be entombed following the service at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, MI. Please make donations to McLaren Hospice.
SCHULTZ FRANCIS A. Age 81. January 4, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth. Loving father of Teresa Pierce and Mark Schultz. Visitation Wednesday from 3-9 p.m. at the S.K. Schultz Funeral Home, 43300 Garfield Rd. (N. of 19 Mile), Clinton Township. Funeral Service Thursday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Share memories at www.schultzfuneralhome.com.
SMITH JAMES K. 1928-2013, beloved husband, dad, grandfather and great-grandfather. Survived by his wife Barbara; daughter Susan (Barry) Brinkley; sons Scott (Mari), Dale, Greg (Kris), and predeceased by Gary. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation in Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores, Tuesday, January 8, 4-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, January 9, 1 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be in Cadillac Memorial Gardens, 38425 Garfield, Clinton Township. Leave a condolence message or share a memory at www.KaulFuneralHome.com.
SWITKOWSKI ESTHER M. Age 84, January 7, 2013. Beloved wife of Cass for 66 years. Loving mother of Judy Decker, Kathy (Phil) Scheid, Lynn Sadler, Sharon Sylvester, Terri Voytowich, and the late Larry. Proud grandmother of Adam, Erin, Casie, Ryan, Jillian, Ashley, Kyle, Alysia, Hannah and Zachary. Loving great grandmother of Cody, Jason, Hailey and Kara. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 1471 E. 12 Mile, Madison Heights, MI 48071 or the Hydrocephalus Foundation, Inc., 910 Rear Broadway, Rt. 1, Saugus, MA 01906. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Prayer service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, 11200 12 Mile in Warren until 10 am Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Gestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
THURMAN-TISKO CAROLYN age 86, of Juno Beach, Florida formerly of Southfield, Michigan passed away on December 26, 2012 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's. Mrs. Thurman-Tisko had a M.A. in Art Education from Wayne State University and was formerly an art teacher at Southfield-Lathrup High School. Carolyn is survived by her husband Richard Tisko, sons Chad and Kent Thurman, step-daughters, Diane McNeal and Janice Marie, and grandchildren, Brandyn Thurman, Christine Brown, and Ryan Peterson. She was recently blessed with 2 great grandchildren, Alex Thurman and Lily Brown. A memorial service will be held at The Waterford, 605 Universe Blvd, Juno Beach, Florida at 11 am on Saturday, January 12, 2013. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation or to Alzheimer's Foundation of Palm Beach County.
WEBSTER TERESA A. Age 84. Beloved wife of Thomas. Dear mother of Thomas, James, Ronald (Chun), and Terriann (John) Lozinski. Loving grandmother of Rhonda, Christopher, Tiffany, Nicholas, Tracey, Melissa, Jamie, Jonathan, James, Kaitlyn, Cristin, Ronson, John, Daniel, and the late Jason. Dear sister of Alice Barber. Visiting Wednesday 3-8 p.m. at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (between 6-7 Mile). In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Mass at St. Priscilla, 19120 Purlingbrook St. (7 Mile and Middlebelt). Interment Acacia Park Cemetery. Contributions to St. Priscilla appreciated. Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
WHITTON E. CAROL, of Ortonville, died January 5, 2013 at 88 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Robert E. Whitton Sr.; loving mother of Richard (Debra) Whitton, Robert E. (Ann Maples) Whitton Jr., John (Lynn) Whitton, Eddie (Susan) Whitton, Kathleen Whitton and Susan (William) Pfankuch; dearest grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of nine. Everyone that knew Carol loved her, she was a very special and dear woman. Funeral service will be Wednesday, January 9, 2013 10:00 a.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME WATERFORD. Pastor Tom Hampton officiating. Burial at White Chapel Cemetery, Troy. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 3 - 8 p.m. To send a private condolence go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com
WIACEK THERESA MARY (NEE: DONNELLY), Age 92, passed away on January 5, 2013. She was the second of twelve children and was born and raised on a farm in Quebec, Canada. Mrs. Wiacek was a former resident of Royal Oak, Michigan and member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Royal Oak for 35 years. She was a long time member of Oakland County Private Duty Nurses Registry. She graduated from the Lorrain School of Nursing, Pembroke, Ontario in 1942. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Wiacek. Loving mother of Ann Wiacek, Marian Brasmer (Paul) and Michael Wiacek (Candyce). She is also survived by her grandchildren Mark, Emily, Alycen and Caitelynn. Theresa will be missed by 64 nieces and nephews, and approximately 130 great nieces and nephews. Theresa loved to read, watch educational programs, keep up on medical information, Tiger baseball games and tend to her beautiful geraniums. Funeral Mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 4571 John R., Troy. Visitation at church begins at 9 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes to St. Anne's Mead or Michigan Humane Society. A.J. Desmond & Sons, (248) 362-2500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com