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
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
BOSSIO AGATA January 15, 2013, Age 90. Beloved wife of the late Giuseppe. Dear mother of Silvana Willer, Frank Bossio and Carmine (Trisha) Bossio. Loving grandmother of Keith Willer and Jennifer, Kevin and Joseph Coulter and Katie and David Bossio. Also survived by five great grandchildren. Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home, 5401 Schaefer, Dearborn ,Thursday 3-9pm, Rosary 7pm. Funeral Mass Friday 10am at St. Clement Catholic Church, 5275 Kenilworth, Dearborn with visiting at 9:30am. Entombment St. Hedwig Mausoleum. mcfarlandfoss.com
BUTCHER LARRY from Troy High School Class of 1958 passed away. Visitation and service: January 23rd 10 am at Palm Mortuary-Northwest, Las Vegas, Nevada.
CLOUTIER JACK EDWARD January 10, 2013, age 60 Beloved son of the late Raymond and the late Martha. Dear brother of Dr. Sandra Wilson-Tinker (Bob), Raymond (Carol), Marsha Nicholas (the late Terrance), Cynthia Parsell, Timothy, Kenneth, Larry (Teri), Ronald and William (Cathy). Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Friday 10:00 am at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation Thursday 1-9 pm. Interment Michigan Memorial Park. www.howepeterson.com
CZUCHRA RUTH C. Age 67, of Carleton, January 14, 2013. Beloved wife of Tony. Loving mother of Steve, Sandy and Scott Ostrowitz and mother-in-law of Debbie. Dearest grandmother of Jake, Steven, Chris, Nicole, Kaila and Nicole and great-grandmother of Macin and Lillian. Dear sister of Bernice, Fay, Cathy and Jimmy (Peggy) and sister-in-law of Robert and Sherri. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hussan and Lucille Roman, her sisters, Jean and Ginger and her brother Bobby. Funeral service is Friday, 11:00am, Instate, 10:30 am, at St. Stephen Catholic Church in New Boston. Visitation is Thursday, 1:00-8:00 pm, at Michigan Memorial Funeral Home, (next to Michigan Memorial Park) 30895 Huron River Dr., Huron Twp., (734) 783-2646. www.michiganmemorialfuneralhome.com
FESKORN CHARLES Age 85, died December 24, 2012. Charles was born and raised in Detroit, but moved to Tennessee after retirement. He was laid to rest in Lenoir City next to his beloved wife, Nancy, who preceded him in death. He was one of five children, born to Wilbert and Margaret Feskorn, (deceased). Also predeceased were his brother Wilbert Feskorn, brothers-in-law Harrison Holtzmann and Eugene Flannigan. He is survived by his brother Robert (Jeanne), sisters Theresa Holtzmann, Shirley Flannigan, sister-in law Bess Feskorn and many nieces and nephews. There will be a Luncheon to celebrate his life and share memories at Lucky's Restaurant, 17500 Silver Parkway, Fenton, MI on January 26, at 1:00 p.m.
HAMMERSCHMIDT THOMAS D., SR. Age 84, January 15, 2013. Beloved husband of Geri. Dear father of Tom Jr. (Pam), Richard, Sharon, Janet (Dan) Cook and D.J. Grandfather of Kathleen, Jeff and Emily. Brother of Jack, Peggy, Phyllis (Don) Scheff, Jerry (Cindy), Nancy Rice and the late Billy, Pat DeYonker, Richard, and Bob. Visitation Thursday 2-8 p.m. with 7 p.m. evening Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). In state Friday 10 a.m. followed by the 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Sabina Catholic Church, 25605 Ann Arbor Trail (between Inkster & Telegraph). Family suggests memorials to the Special Olympics of Michigan. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
JACOKES CAROL, age 67, of Royal Oak, died January 14, 2013. Loving wife of Bert. Dear mother of Bert III (Catherine), Brett (Leslie) and Allan (Alison). Proud nana of Jacqueline and Courtney. Sister of Janice Hill. Visitation Thursday 2-8 p.m. and service Friday 10:30 a.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak. Memorials to the Multiple Sclerosis Society are appreciated. Share memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
LaMERE LEO J., SR. January 14, 2013, age 86 of Westland. Beloved husband of Shirley Mae. Loving father of Leo J. (Phyllis) LaMere Jr. and Marie (Michael) Wheeler. Proud grandfather of Jacqueline, Holly, Leo Joseph lll, Kelly and Jennifer. Dear brother of William Myers. Visitation Wednesday, 2-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 North Newburgh Road (between Ford and Cherry Hill), Westland. In state Thursday 10 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, 34516 W. Michigan Ave., Wayne. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Michigan. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
MANN PERRY ROSS, age 93, a resident of Troy since 1965 formerly of California, passed away January 14, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Vera Joyce Mann. Loving father of Joyce Marie Mann, John Charles Mann and Perry Anthony Mann and his wife Susan. Dear grandfather of Erik Mann, Kelly Bandy and her husband Nick, Jenny Mann, Bryan Mann, Justin Mann and Michael Mann. Dear great-grandfather of Nicholas Bandy and soon to be born Hannah Bandy. Brother of Rudolph Mann. Dear best friend of Claudius his loving dog. Predeceased by his parents John and Caroline and siblings, Ida Harlack, Albert Mann and Gloria Rott. Perry was a Strategic Air Command Navigator for the US Air Force, serving during WWII, Korea and Vietnam and was also a Property Appraiser for 20 years with the city of Troy. He loved golfing, gardening, was a member of Guardian Angels Catholic Church Clawson, a Charter Member of the Knights of Columbus Holy Sprit Parish in California, a member of the Clawson Troy Elks and Troy American Legion, a Founder of Bishop Foley High School and will be missed by all the lives he touched. Visitation Friday 2:30-8 p.m. at Price Funeral Home, 3725 Rochester Road (btwn. Big Beaver and Wattles Rds.), Troy, 248-689-0700. Scripture service Friday 6 p.m. at funeral home. In state Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. until Mass 11 a.m. at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 581 East Fourteen Mile Road (btwn. Rochester Road and Main Street), Clawson. Memorial donations can be made to the Guardian Angels Education Fund or the Troy Historical Society. Interment White Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Troy. Share memories with the online register book at www.pricefuneralhome.net
PILOT ELIZABETH 98, January 13, 2013. Born November 4, 1914, in Fanna, Italy. Beloved wife of the late Victor. Loving mother of Roy (Nancy), Larry (Lynne), Lenora Pilot-Turner (Mel Turner), Mark, and the late Mary (Ted) Wollesen. Proud grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue (at Vernier), Grosse Pointe Woods (313-884-5500) on Thursday, January 17, 2:30-9 p.m. Funeral service Friday, January 18, 10 a.m. at A.H. Peters.
ROBERGE DAYLE C. January 13, 2013, age 64 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved wife of Matthew. Loving mother of Matthew (Ann) Roberge and Danielle (Phill) Pusilo. Dear sister of Phyllis, Corinne, the late Darlene and Sharon. Dearest grandmother of Dylan, Kaylan, Collan and Josslan. Visitation Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 2-9 p.m and Thursday 1-9 p.m. with a Rosary Thursday 7:00 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Road., (313) 278-5100. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. with a 10:00 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection to follow at St. Anselm Catholic Church, 17650 W. Outer Drive, Dearborn Heights. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
ROWE ROBERT "BOB", age 70 of Howell, January 14, 2013. Visitation Friday 4-8 p.m. Funeral services Saturday 11:00 a.m. at MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com
SCHULZE HUGO J., of Waterford, January 14, 2013, age 78. Loving husband of Madge. Dear father of Hugh J. Schulze, Douglas (Julie) Schulze and Katherine Schulze-Edgeworth (Carter). Beloved grand-father of Elly. Mr. Schulze retired as an architect at William Beaumont Hospital and was a veteran of the United States Army. Funeral services will be held Friday, January 18, 2013, 10:30 a.m. at the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, 5630 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday 4-8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Canterbury on the Lake. Online guest book www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
SELEWSKI THEODORE JOHN age 79, of Warren, January 14, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Dear friend of Patricia Lull. Loving father of Daniel, Donna (Paul) Del Giudice, Mark (Kim), Marie (the late Martin) Wyszynski, Jane (Thomas) Naborczyk, Jill (Marc) Cooley, and the late John. Dear brother of Rita Schley, Joe, and the late Rose Batryn. Grandfather of 13 and great-grandfather of three. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Rd. at Masonic, Warren. Rosary Thursday 6 p.m. In state Friday 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass 11:00 a.m. at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 14115 14 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights. ahpeters.com
SPAETH ANN WARD, long-time resident of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and community activist, passed, on January 11, 2013. Her family was with her. A gathering will be held on Sunday, January 20th at 6:00 p.m., at the Germantown Friends Meeting, 47 West Coulter St., Philadelphia, PA 19144. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to The Visiting Nurse Assoc. of America, or Kingswood School, Birmingham, MI. (Jacob F. Ruth).
STACK WILLY ANN January 15, 2013. Age 79. Devoted and loving wife of the late Anthony. Cherished mother of Frank (Saundra) Stack, Paul Stack, Michelle (Ofer Rind) Stack, and Ann Marie Stack. Dear Daughter of the late Alex and Hermine Manders. Loving grand-mother of Kathryn, Matthew, Brian, Asia, Dalton, Carmen, and Alexa. Sister of Alex (Deanna) Manders. Willy Ann was the 1st homecoming queen of St. Clement High School. She enjoyed quilting, crafts, bowling and being with her husband Anthony especially while enjoying their winters in Florida. Visitation will be Thursday, 3-8 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 49150 Schoenherr Rd. (N. of 22 Mile) Shelby Twp. Family will receive guests at 10:00 a.m. for a Memorial Mass Friday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Cyril & Methodius Church, 41233 Ryan Rd, Sterling Hgts., Please share memories with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com.
STEWART ROY P., III, January 14, 2013, age 57 of Allen Park. Beloved husband of Cheryl. Loving father of Victoria A. Witcher (David) and Roy C. Stewart. Preceded in death by his father Roy P. Stewart Jr. Dearest son of Gust and Phyllis Hionis. Dear brother of Christopher Stewart (Cynthia), Kenneth Stewart (Tammy), Anna William (Hale), Fotini Esch (Mark), Anastasia Cox (Michael) and Denise Cunningham (Kerry). Also survived by grandson David Witcher Jr. Roy will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Thursday, January 17, 2013 from 2-9 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 5900 Allen Rd., (313) 928-2300. Funeral Friday 10 a.m. in state with a service to follow at 11 a.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 24158 Goddard Rd., Taylor. Memorials in Roy's name may be made to American Cancer Society. Visit our online guestbook & share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com.
VITALE STEPHEN G. Age 48, of Northville, passed away January 14, 2013. Loving husband of Kathleen M. Vitale. Adored father of Jack and Lauren. Cherished son of Mamie "Mickey" Vitale and the late Gus Vitale. Dear brother of Craig (Marilyn) Vitale, Gina Kendrick, and Rodney Vitale. Also loved by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and friends. Visitation Thursday 28 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Casterline Funeral Home, 122 W. Dunlap, Northville. Funeral Mass Friday 10 a.m., in state 9:30 a.m., at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 133 Orchard Dr., Northville. In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to the children of Stephen Vitale, c/o Casterline Funeral Home. Online condolences at www.casterlinefuneralhome.com
ZUBLIN LEONARD W. January 12, 2013, Age 85. Best beloved husband of Patricia. Dear father of Brian Zublin, Guy Zublin, M.D. (Natalie), and Blane Zublin. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 pm with Scripture Service 7 pm at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods. In state Thursday 9:30 am until time of funeral Mass 10 am at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. ahpeters.com