ARNKOFF BERNICE Beloved wife of the late Dr. Morris Arnkoff. Cherished mother of Dr. Marc (the late Terry) Arnkoff, Howard Arnkoff, and Lawrence (Suzanne) Arnkoff. Loving grandmother of Jennifer (Leo) Leytes, Josh (Sarah) Arnkoff, Adam Arnkoff, Dr. Brett (Liz) Arnkoff, Sasha (Greg) Thompson, A.J. Goldman, Margie Goldman, and the late Erin Arnkoff. Proud great-grandmother of Sydney Arnkoff, Mia Arnkoff, and Olivia Arnkoff, Charlotte Arnkoff, Brady Goldman, and Harlan Goldman. Dear sister of the late Lina (the late Irving) Small, the late Sylvia (the late Norman) Lee, the late Helen (the late Joseph) Linden. SERVICES 12 NOON WEDNESDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
BAKER MARCIA Beloved wife of 67 years of Paul Baker. Cherished mother of Barry (Sherri) Baker, Marlene (Arthur) Kravetzker and James (Betty) Baker. Loving grandma Marcia of Brett Baker, Carrie Baker, Zachary (fiance Andrea Theisen) Kravetzker, Randal (Valerie) Kravetzker, Emily (Paul) Burkette, and Molly Baker. Proud great-grandmother of Ryan Harris, Dillon Tacey, Matthew Kravetzker, Parker, Kailey, and Mason Hubbard. Dear sister of the late Roberta (the late Robert) Hystzer. SERVICES 11 A.M. TUESDAY MORNING AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
BALES ALWYNNE REESE Age 71, of Grand Rapids and formerly of Northville, Michigan, passed away peacefully, Friday, January 11, 2013 after an 18 year fight with cancer. She returned to God's glory at her home with family members by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents Leonard and Louise Reese of Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. Surviving are her husband of 47 years John A. Bales; her children Shawn Marie (Douglas A.) Doyle, John Anthony (Susila R.) Bales, Amy Suzanne (Robert B.) Lathrop; and sister Sandra Schulz; and brothers Anthony (Debra) and Leonard (Denise) Reese. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. The Mass of Christian Burial for Alwynne will be offered on Wednesday morning, January 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 46325 Ten Mile Road, Novi, Michigan with Rev. James F. Cronk as celebrant. Visitation will take place at O' Brien Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Avenue, Novi, Michigan on Tuesday January 15, 2013 from 4-9 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to the Mass on Wednesday. Anyone considering an expression of sympathy is asked to contribute to St. James Catholic Church or a charity of their choice.
BAXTER AIDA J. (NEE CORRIERI) Age 85. January 13, 2013. Beloved mother of Scott (Sandy) Baxter and Tina Baxter. Cherished grandmother of Erica (Tim), Shawn, Lauren, Brad, Emily and Ryan. Dear sister of Anita (Tom) Baugh, Deano Carreri, Gloria (Mickey) Cochran, the late Leo Corrieri and late Devina Hintz. Memorial Service Wednesday 1:00pm at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave., Downtown Farmington (1 blk. W. of Farmington Rd.). Visiting on Wednesday from 11:00 am until 1:00pm service. Memorial contributions may be made to Sandy Hook School Support Fund, c/o Newton Savings Bank, 39 Main St., Newton, CT 06470. www.thayer-rock.com
BERMAN MARILYN Beloved wife of Rick Berman. Cherished mother of Aaron (Beth) Berman, Brian (Katie) Berman, and Marissa Berman. Loving Mimi of Sarah and Jonah Berman. Devoted daughter of Gerald Iskow and the late Ruth Iskow. Sister-in-law of Robert and Dena Berman, Ron and Robin Berman, Kenneth Berman and Andrew Berman, Kathy "Bunny" and Jay Dreifus, and Cindy Berman. Daughter-in-law of Bernice Berman (Sy Schwartz) and the late John "Jimmy" Berman. SERVICES AT 10 A.M. WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
BOBROWSKI GREGORY J. Of Macomb Township, passed away on January 12, 2013 at the age of 86, in Warren. Beloved husband of Bernadine. Dear uncle of Paula (Mel) Hodder, Gary (Sheila) Kapanowski, and Alan (Tammy) Meyer. Dear great-uncle of Deena, Kristen, and Tori and great-great-uncle of Jackson and Bryce. Dear brother- in-law of Dolores Bobrowski. Visitation Tuesday from 39 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc., 49150 Schoenherr Rd. (N. of 22 Mile Rd.), Shelby Twp. Funeral Service Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be shared with the family online at www.wasikfuneralhome.com.
DINGMAN TIMOTHY W. Age 52 of Holly, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 13, 2013. Beloved husband of Cathy for 19 years. Loving father of Philip & Timothy. Dear son of Katherine and the late William. Brother of Susan & Teri. Tim also leaves many nieces, nephews and loving friends. A funeral service will be held Thursday 11am at Temrowski Family Funeral Home, 500 Main St., Fenton. Friends may visit Wednesday 5-8pm. Chaplin Shelly Long officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Pack 220, Tim Dingman Fund at the State Bank, Holly. share memories at temrowskifamilyfuneralhome.com
DRAUSS DAVID. Age 56, January 12, 2013. Beloved son of John and the late Helen Drauss. Brother of Dolores (Albert) Bifano, Thomas (Lillian), Nancy (John) Glenfield, Marge (Jim) Moryc, Mark and Stephen. Visitation Tuesday 2-8pm. Funeral Service Wednesday at 11:30am at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). Burial following at St. Hedwig Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to Dearborn A.R.C. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
EPPS-BROWN KATHERINE MILDRED 94. Lovingly entered into the arms of her Savior on Friday, January 11, 2013. She was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Resident of Newport News/ Hampton, Virginia and Detroit. Beloved mother of Elaine A. Brown-Wilmore (Louis, Jr.). Proud grandmother of Michael L. Brown, Louie, III, Lisa M. Wilmore, and Regina D. Brown. Predeceased by husband, Walter L. Brown, Jr.; son, Reginald Dennis Brown; siblings, Leonard, Lawrence, and Annie Bell Epps. She leaves many to cherish her memory. She was a 40 year member of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church. She was a retired nurse from Henry Ford Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held in Virginia at a later date.
EVANS LOUISE January 13, 2013. Age 86 Beloved wife of the late Angelo C. Dear mother of Angela. Grandmother of Spiro, Evan and Andrew. Sister to Jean Joanides and the late Tom Pantoleon. Visitation Tuesday, 5-9 p.m. at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 36375 Joy Rd. (W of Wayne Rd.). Trisagion 7 p.m. Funeral Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Care and Services entrusted to the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, Livonia (734) 522-6200. Memorial Contributions to Sts. Constantine and Helen or Marywood Nursing Care Center would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
FLYNN ELWOOD "JOE" Age 85. January 13, 2013. Beloved husband of Sue. Dear father of Peter (Mary). Grandfather of Matthew & Shawn. Brother of Iola Sharp and Earl Flynn. Brother-in-law of Gilbert 'Jr.' Stebbins, Patricia (Ronald) Griffith, John 'JC' Stebbins, Elizabeth Stebbins and Lylia Stebbins. Visitation Wednesday 2-8pm at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (Between Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). In state Thursday 10:30am followed by the 11:30am Funeral Service at Garden City Presbyterian Church, 1841 Middlebelt Rd., Garden City (Just South of Ford Rd.). Family suggests memorials to Garden City Presbyterian Church. www.Santeiufuneralhome.com
HENDRICKSON SHARON LEE Age 72, of Lewiston, passed away on January 14 in St. Clair Shores. She is survived by her husband Donald Sr.; her children Theresa (Ted) Turnquist, Kay (Mike Leach) Sherwood, Donald Jr. (Georgette), and Keven (Michelle). Loving grandmother of Joey, Lindsey, David, Chris, Kevin, Kayla, Teddy, Kristy, Jessica, Dylan, Sara, Ryan, Steven and Hunter. Loving great-grandmother of Eli, Alyssa, and Landon. Sister of Sandy (Don) Weston and sister-in-law of Barb (Vern) Friend. Visitation will take place Wednesday from 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Avenue, St. Clair Shores. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday in Lewiston. Inurnment will follow at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. Kaulfuneralhome.com
KALISZ ROSEMARY January 12, 2013. Age 81 of Melvindale. Beloved wife of Joseph. Loving mother of Joseph P. (Linda) Jr., Gordie (Kelly), Debra King, Mark (Teresa), and Patricia Gudzinski. Dear sister of Jack Shannon, the late James Roy Shannon, and Eileen Digue. Dearest grandmother of 12. Loving great-grandmother of four. RoseMary will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 2-9 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 5900 Allen Rd. Funeral Wednesday, In state 9:30 a.m. with Mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 19624 Wood St., Melvindale. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
KARABOS GEORGIA Visitation Wednesday 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. Funeral Service at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 16300 Dix-Toledo Hwy. (just N. of Pennsylvania and Eureka), Southgate. In lieu of flowers, donations to the church. To send a loving message, please go to Georgia's obituary at www.ekfh.net. Arrangements entrusted to Edward Korkoian Funeral Home, (248) 541-8325.
LANCUCKI THADDEUS J. 95, former Detroit resident, died Friday, January 11, 2013 at his home in Traverse City. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. ]vigil, Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m., Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the St. Francis Catholic Church. For a complete obituary visit www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
LASKI MARGARET MARY (NEE BAU) January 13, 2013, Age 70. Beloved wife of Edward. Loving mother of David. Dearest sister of the late Jeanne Coccia. Retired Secretary from Fraser Public Schools, working at Eisenhower Elementary School. She was a long-time member of the Michigan Orchid Society. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 pm and Wednesday 1-9 pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Rosary Wednesday 7:00 pm. In state Thursday 9:30 am until 10 am time of Mass at Sweetest Heart of Mary Church, 4440 Russell at Canfield. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
LUCIDO SALVATORE January 12, 2013. Age 89. Beloved husband of Pasqua (nee Capone) for over 60 years. Loving father of Marianna Lucido (Geoffrey Martin), Stephanie (Joseph) Herpers, Rosemarie Leone and Joyce Lucido (Larry Farhat). Proud and loving Nonno of Joseph, Mario, James, Salvatore, Julianna and Matthew. Dear brother of Grace, Angela, the late Rosina and the late Rosalia. Visitation Wednesday 2-9pm with a 7pm Rosary at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Thursday 9am until time of 9:30am Mass at St. Rene Goupil Catholic Church, 35955 Ryan Rd. (N. of 15 Mile Rd.), Sterling Hts. Entombment, Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
LUDWIG JOYCE CLARK Age 83. Joyce was a devout Christian that went to be with the Lord on January 9, 2013. Loving mother of Cathy (Larry) Heidloff of Florida and Barb (Mike) Anthony of North Carolina. Will also be missed by her grandchildren, Preston, Meredith, and Matt, and her grandcats, Noah and Sammy. Survived by her brother Neal Clark of Texas. Joyce proudly worked for 28 years at Schoolcraft College. Visitation Wednesday 4-9 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd., Livonia. Funeral Thursday, in state 10 a.m. until the time of Service at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 25630 Grand River Ave., Redford. Interment Highland Cemetery in Ypsilanti. Memorial contributions may be made in Joyce's name to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
LUTTINEN ALVAR DUANE Age 70 of Rochester Hills, January 13, 2013. Loving husband of Debbie. Stepfather of Julie (Mark) Adamowicz, Susan (Paul) Boisvert and Jill Higgins. Grandfather of Ashley, John, Scott, Lindsey, Nolan, Zachary and Nicholas. Uncle of Doug, Dave and Diane. Funeral Service, Thursday, January 17, 2013, 11:00 AM at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd, Rochester. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, 3-9 pm. Interment Parkview Memorial Cemetery. Suggested Memorials to Basket of Hope, 7354 South 53rd St. Ct, Lincoln, NE 68516. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
ORTEZ MANUEL Born January 1, 1926, died January 13, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife Ingrid, brother, sisters, many children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at the Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores on Thursday, January 17 from 4-9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. The Funeral Service will be in St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church on Friday, January 18 at 10 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery will follow and be private for family only. Leave a condolence message or share a memory at www.KaulFuneralHome.com.
PHILBRICK JOSEPH FRANCIS, age 84, died Janaury 12, 2013. Beloved husband of Sheila. Loving father of Michael (Susan) and the late Andrew (Kimberly) Philbrick. Dearest grandfather of Andrew, Shirley, Riordan, Mayme, Aidan and Moira. Great grand father of Andrew. A Memorial Service will be Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to service at the St. Clair Shores Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper Avenue (3 Blocks N. of 10 Mile ). Cremation has taken place. Burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery at a later date. Share a memory at www.bcfh.com
POKORNY MARJORIE ALMA (NEE COMBEN) Beloved wife of the late Arthur (1969). Dear mother of Donna (Ellis) Gauthier and Dale (Peggy) Pokorny. Loving grandmother of Aimee Nigro, Rudolph (Kathy) Pokorny, and Eric (Tiffany) Gauthier. Great-grandmother of Ryan, Shelby, and Haley. Marjorie was a proud employee with the Livonia Public Schools from age 50-70. Visitation Wednesday 3-8 p.m. at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Rd. in Redford. Funeral Service Thursday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Glen Eden Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
REMBOSKI DONALD J., SR. Of Portland. Age 79, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2013. He was born on April 19, 1933 in Dearborn the son of Felix and Anna Remboski. Donald was a longtime member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. Don was a resident of Portland for 46 years residing on the scenic and tranquil Grand River, and he was a "do it yourself" type of man. Don was a veteran of the U.S. Army and with the Army Corp. of Engineers, and he was decorated with the Good Conduct Medal. He worked as a Manufacturing Engineer at the Chrysler Corporation for 46 years. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Susan (Kress); children: Donald (Barbara) Remboski, Jr. of Ann Arbor, Stephen (Cherie) Remboski of Los Angeles, California, Rita (Michael) Fujimagari of New Bern, North Carolina, and Thomas (Linda) Remboski of Portland; grandchildren: Jacob, Margaret, Matthew, James, and Cassidy; brother, Charles Remboski of Dearborn, MI; sister-in-law, Donelda Stechschulte of Owosso; brother-in-law, William (Ellen) Kress of Chesaning. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Portland with Rev. Larry King presiding. Rite of Committal will follow at Portland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, at the Lehman Funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge St., Portland. The Rosary will be prayed at 3 p.m. and the Scripture Wake Service at 8 p.m.. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to the Fr. Flohe Foundation, 140 Church St., Portland, MI 48875 or to the St. Patrick Athletic Association in memory of Donald. Online condolences may be made at www.lehmanfuneralhomes.com.
SORICH TIM Age 56 Entered into eternal life January 13, 2013. Beloved husband of Mona for 30 years. Loving father of Robert, Alex and Jessica. Dear brother of Kathy, Mark (Annette), Mike (Kathy), Jim (Mary), Cindy (Charles) Kennedy, Chris and Becky. Longtime friend of Steve Baldwin. He will be dearly missed by family nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday 3-8pm and Thursday 10am followed by 11:30am Funeral Service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill), Garden City. Donations may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
SZYMANSKI FLORENTINE MARY January 13, 2013, age 87. Dearest wife of Richard W. Beloved mother of Laura (Leo Jr.) Kowalyk, Paul (Sandra), Richard (Judy), and James (Kathy). Loving grandmother of Leo III (Kirsten) Kowalyk, Karl (Andrea) Kowalyk, Kelly, Paul Jr. (Jamie), Michael, Keith (Sherry), Amy (Garrett) Ignasiak, Michelle, James. Andrew, John, and Steven. Also survived by seven great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Sabina Radoicic. Visitation Wednesday 2 until 9 p.m. at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 8809 Wayne Road, Livonia, Michigan. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m., until time of Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Theodore of Canterbury Parish at 8200 N. Wayne Rd., Rosary Wednesday at 7 p.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
TIANO NANCY Age 55. January 13, 2013. Beloved fiancé of Rick Rogers. Loving sister of Mary (Samuel) Julian and the late Sylvia Cieslak. Loving aunt of Anna and Tina Julian and Nicholas (Kristen) Cieslak. Proud great-aunt of Samuel Julian Dushaj. Dearest daughter of the late Sigmund and Doris Marciniok. Also survived by Rick's daughters Jennifer Mazzone and Rozalyn Rogers. Grandmother of J.J. Bock. Employed by the Detroit Media Partnership for over 30 years. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr), Tuesday 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Share a memory at www.bcfh.com.
WALTER DONALD "DON" January 12, 2013. Age 88 of Taylor. Beloved husband of Dorothy. Loving father of Jim (Irene), Gerry (Maria), and Randy (Laura). Dearest grandfather of Rebecca, Daniel, Erin, and Brendan. Dear step-father of Michael (Carol) Ostafinski, Barbara Alford, Paul Ostafinski, and James (Karen) Austin. Also survived by 11 step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his first two wives Gladys and Helene. Don will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 2-9 p.m at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Road, (313) 291-1800. In state Wednesday 10 a.m. with an 11 a.m. Funeral Service to follow at St. John's Lutheran Church, 13115 Telegraph Rd., Taylor, MI. Interment St. Lorenz Cemetery, Frankenmuth, MI. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
ZURAWSKI MARY ETTA January 13, 2013. Age 69. Beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Dear mother of Terri (Terry) Martin-Willett and James A. Zurawski. Daughter of the late Michael Pascarella, the late Anna Dixon, and the late Thomas Dixon. Sister of the late Michael Pascarella, Linda Pascarella, Peggy (Hugh) McNichol, Joyce Dixon, Gary Dixon, Larry Dixon, James Dixon, and Janet (James) Bigelow. Loving grandmother of Ashley and Brandy Martin. Great-grandmother of Victoria and Riley. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (S. of Ann Arbor Trail), Wednesday 4-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. at St. Theodore Catholic Church, 8200 N. Wayne Rd. (S. of Joy Rd.) until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.