BALL RITA MARIE (NEE POVSKI) Born in Detroit on March 20, 1923, entered the kingdom of Heaven on February 24, 2013, surrounded by her loving children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Beloved wife of John (previously deceased). Loving mother to Ralph (Cathy), Greg (Leslie), Doug (Ellen), Carl (Julie), Cathy (Robert) Richardson, and Anna Marie (Steve) Saghy. She leaves behind 20 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Although she has left this earthly domain her legacy lives on in the lives of her family whom are all truly blessed to have had her strengh, wisdom, courage and integrity for these past 89 years. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m. at Will and Schwarzkoff Funeral Home, 233 NB Gratiot Ave., Mt. Clemens. In lieu of flowers, donations to Macomb County Humane Society. Share memories at willandschwarzkoff.com.
BENACQUISTO SHARON ROSE Age 72 of Lincoln Park. Passed away February 23, 2013 and born February 3, 1941. Beloved wife of Argentino for 52 years. Dear mother of Theresa and Paul Benacquisto. Sharon was pre-deceased by her parents James and Anna Donnelly in addition to two sisters. She enjoyed gardening, casino trips, and helping others in need. The family would like to thank all the caregivers, friends, and extended family for their support through the years. Memorial visitation Tuesday 3-7 p.m. and Wednesday 3-7 p.m. with services at 6 p.m. Wednesday February 27th. at J.L. Peters Funeral Home, 3880 Fort Street, Lincoln Park, MI 48146. (313) 928-6500. Please sign the guest book and print a memorial at www.jlpetersfuneralhome.com
BENNETT ROBERT E. February 22, 2013. Age 56. Beloved husband of Karen. Loving father of Robert Jr. and Kenneth. Dear brother of James (Cindy), Rita (Tom) Mahfet, Michael (Linda), Cynthia (Steve) Wasniewski, Richard, Mary (Michael) Barkley, and the late Edward and Patrick. Visitation Tuesday 1-9 p.m. at the Neely-Turowski Life Story Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile Road (between Merriman and Middlebelt). In state Wednesday 10 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at Divine Savior Catholic Church (Joy Road west of Newburgh). In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Detroit Catholic Central High School in Novi, Michigan. Please sign the guest book at www.neely-turowski.com.
BOBER CONRAD P. Feb. 25, 2013, age 91 of Canton. Beloved husband of the late Irene. Dear father of Rose Mary (Gary) Pomaranski, Connie Bagalis and Bruce Bober. Loving grandfather Kenneth (Karen) Pomaranski, David (Grace) Pomaranski, Kimberly (Pat) Torres, Wendi (Frank) Gilbert, Jeffrey (Tessa) Bagalis and the late Jennifer Tisch. Great-grandfather of Amanda, Eric and Jacklyn Pomaranski, Aiden and Berkeley Tisch. In state Thursday 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 34530 Michigan Avenue, Wayne until Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30 a.m. Family will receive friends Wednesday 2-9 p.m. Rosary Wednesday 7 p.m. Family requests memorials to Karmanos Cancer Center. Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com.
BROWN ROY ABBOTT JR. of Brooklyn, Michigan passed away on February 24, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on October 30, 1916. He lived at Lake Columbia in Brooklyn MI for the past 45 years. Roy was an automotive design executive, retiring from Ford Motor Co. in 1974. He was best known for having designed the Edsel and over the years has received recognition from the press and many fans praising the design. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Jeanne Brown; sister, Betty Klepinger; children, Georgianna (Ross) Byron, Reginald Brown, Penny (Richard) Beesley, Mark (Deb) Brown; five grandchildren, two great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 300 East Grand River, Brighton, MI on Thursday, February 28 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National MS Society.
DeZELL AL Age 83 of Plymouth. Cherished husband of Andrea. Loving father of Christine (John) Mabey, Renee (Dan) Lombardo, Alan (Nicole) and Jackie DeZell. Proud grandpa of 11, great grandpa of one. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Visitation will be held at Fred Wood Funeral Home Rice Chapel, 36100 5 Mile Rd., Livonia (E. of Levan) Tuesday 5-9p.m. with an 8p.m. Rosary and Wednesday 1-9p.m. Funeral Thursday at St. Kenneth Catholic Church, 14951 Haggerty Rd., Plymouth (S. of 5 Mile) In-State 10:30a.m., Mass 11a.m. Please visit online guestbook fredwoodfuneralhome.com
FARLIE JULENE "JEAN" Age 78, February 24, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Watson. Dear mother of JoAnn (Larry) Burke, Brenda (Don) Kolehmainen, Watson H. Jr. (Natalie) and the late Elaine and Luther. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 11. Sister of Shelby, Delmer, Nathaniel, Hennrietta, Henry, Randall, Mary Lou, Janice, Mitchell and the late Richard and Dorkus. Visitation Wednesday 6-8 p.m. and Thursday 1-8 p.m. with an evening service. Funeral service Friday 10 a.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Road (between Ford Road and Cherry Hill), Garden City. Family suggest memorials to the March of Dimes. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
FRUSCIANO CARMELINA MARIE (NEE ALEARDI) Died February 24, 2013, age 89. Beloved wife of the late Dominick. Loving mother of Virginia (Gerald) Kozlowski, Mamie (Richard) Little, Richard (Deborah), Lynn (Ed) Lawrey and Ray (Ann Marie). Also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Family will receive visitors on Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 1:00-8:00 p.m. prayers 7:00 p.m. at the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 East Fifteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights. Funeral Thursday 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share a Memory at www.bcfh.com
GADWELL PHILIP JAMES Age 72, of Howell, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013. Born in Detroit on November 4, 1940. He was the son of the late Alexander J. and the late Helen E. (Ptasnik) Gadwell. A Howell resident since 1979, Philip was a retired inspector for GM's Fisher Body Livonia plant. Cars were in his blood with activities including the Ford Mercury Car Club, cruise nights and swap meets, to mention just a few. Beloved husband of Linda (Borsa) Gadwell whom he married in Gatlinburg, Tennessee on April 20, 1990. Dear friend and former husband of Caroline Gadwell. Loving father of Catherine (Charles) Fields of Fowlerville, the late Peter Gadwell (1980), Theresa (James) Napolitan of Howell and Paul (Karen) Gadwell of Howell. Proud and loving grandfather of Aimee, Nicole, Anthony, Michael, Lauren, Bryan and seven great-grandchildren. Brother of Mary (Phil) Tumminello of Hawaii and the late Michael Gadwell. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Philip was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 440 E. Washington Street (at Fowler Street), Howell, where Mass of Resurrection will be held Thursday, 11:00 a.m. (in state 10 a.m.). Visitation Wednesday, 2 - 8 p.m. (Rosary 7 p.m.) at MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospice. Please sign the family's online guestbook at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com
GALLI SUSAN (NEE MANNINO) Age 60 of Sterling Heights, passed away February 25, 2013. Dear wife of Dennis. Beloved mother of Lisa (Harold) Alarcon and David (Kristi). Extremely proud Buela of Mark and Mia. Cherished daughter of Frances and the late James Mannino. Much loved sister of Vito (Judy), Terri (Allan) Herrmann, Jim (Mary), Judy Mannino, and Nancy (Doug) Kubik. Loving aunt and great-aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday morning (time pending) at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Hawkeye & Friends Animal Rescue (P.O. Box 2, Imlay City, MI 48444; email@example.com) are appreciated. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
GLANISTER BERNARD J., age 54 of Las Vegas, NV and Lake Orion, MI. February 21, 2013. Beloved husband of Linda. Loving father of Nathan James, Sarah Marie, and Amy Lynne. For more info. contact Modetz Funeral Home at 248-371-3777. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made for the education of the Glanister children. Checks made payable to Linda Glanister. www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
GOLDBERG JOSEPH Beloved husband of the late Sara Goldberg. Dear father of Mark (Lori) Goldberg, Howard (Alissa) Goldberg and Karen (Jay) Tower. Loving grandfather of Staci (Darryl) Goodwin, Adam (Tara) Tower, Alison (Robert) Frankel, Ashley Goldberg, Stephanie Tower and Andrew Goldberg. Adoring great-grandfather of Benjamin, Mailee, Keaton, Noah and Brody. Devoted brother of the late Ruth (the late Nelson) Hall, the late Irving (the late Annette) Goldberg and the late Esther (the late Irving) Pantzer. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. SERVICES TODAY, 1:00 P.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT BETHEL CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
HAMMOND RONALD G., MD Age 75. February 23, 2013 of Trenton. Beloved husband of Carole. Loving father of Mary Beth (Robert) Hollman, Ronald (Janice) Hammond, Susan (Paul) Robinson, and Michael (Erin) Hammond. Also survived by his grandchildren, Timothy, Lauren, Michael, Christina, Megan, Nicholas, and Colleen; and his brother, Thomas (Carolyn) Hammond. Preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Letang. Visitation Wednesday 12-9 p.m. with Vigil Service Wednesday 7 p.m. at The Trenton Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 3200 West Rd. Funeral Service Thursday, in state 10:30 a.m. until Funeral Mass 11 a.m. at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Trenton. Contributions in memory of Dr. Hammond's life may be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen or the charity of your choice. Visit his tribute at www.martenson.com.
LAFATA MARJORIE ROSE, 89, February 23, 2013. Long time resident of Warren, MI. Retired after 23 years from ARA Food Services at the Ford Sterling Plant. Devoted wife of the late Victor. Loving mother of Jacqueline Lyszak (Robert), Nora Vires (Larry), Peter (Phyllis), Rose Pollard (Glenn), George, Rocco, Nancy Tepper (Ricky), and Tammy Shepard (David). Beloved grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of eight. Family will receive friends Tuesday 2-9 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd., Troy (between Maple & Big Beaver), 248-362-2500. Trisagion service Tuesday 7 p.m. Funeral service Wednesday 11 a.m. at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2160 E. Maple Rd., Troy. Visitation at church begins 10 a.m. Memorial tributes to the church. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
LIECKFIELD ROSEMARY Age 84, passed away on February 23, 2013. She was born on April 9, 1928, the second child of Rudolph and Lodovica Galopin. Rosemary was married to her husband of 65 years, Ralph Henry Lieckfield on September 6, 1947, who survives. Rosemary loved being a wife and mother which was the focal point of her life. She also loved music and blessed others with her beautiful voice as a member of church choirs and community variety shows. Rosemary saw the best in everyone around her and always had a smile and kind word for others. In addition to her husband, Ralph, she is survived by her children, Carol (Brooks) Simpson, Ralph (Joellen) Lieckfield, Gordon Lieckfield; grandchildren Kristina Simpson, John (Anne) Simpson, Amy Lieckfield, Ralph D. Lieckfield; brother John (Joan) Galopin; and several nieces and nephews. Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents; mother and father-in-law Edwin and Agnes Lieckfield; sister Mary Heise; sister-in-law Janet Lieckfield; brothers-in-law Tom Heise, Edwin Lieckfield, and Robert Lieckfield Sr. The family will gather with friends on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service 1:00 p.m. at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Alzheimer's Association, St Joseph Livingston Hospice or their charity of choice. Please leave a message of comfort to Rosemary's family by calling 877-231-7900 or sign her guestbook www.borekjennings.com.
McKEE RALPH R. February 23, 2013. Age 87. Beloved husband of Lois A. Dear father of Scott A. (Yvette). Grandfather of Keegan, Ross, Jack and Ryan. Brother of Virginia (Clarence) Luttenbacher. Resting at the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 42600 Ford Road, (west of Lilley) Tuesday 3-8 p.m. In state Wednesday 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Canton, 44500 Cherry Hill Road (at Sheldon Road), until time of service at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions to: Bethel Youth Camp, C/O First Baptist Church of Canton would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
McPARLANE PATRICK February 25, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Donovan). Loving father of Margaret (Mark) Koehn, Kathleen (Jim) Ryan and Patrick (Melissa). Grandfather of Danny and Shannon Ryan, Michael Koehn, Brendan and Caroline McParlane. Brother of Michael (the late Joán), Mae (the late John) Galbraith, Tessie (John) McMahon, and the late Bernard (Eugenia), and John (Jane). Visitation will be held at Fred Wood Funeral Home Rice Chapel, 36100 Five Mile Road (E. of Levan) Livonia Thursday 1-9p.m. Funeral Friday at St. Valentine Catholic Church, 14841 Beech Daly, Redford In state 11:30a.m., Mass 12:00 Noon. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Leo's Soup Kitchen. Please share memories at Fredwoodfuneralhome.com
MENDELSON MORRIS "MORREY" Beloved husband of 62 years of Freda Mendelson. Cherished father of Ilyne (Steven Terk) Mendelson and Rick (Lori) Mendelson. Dear brother of Mollie (the late Ben) Moglovkin and Helen (the late Max) Glass. Dear brother-in-law of the late Paul Caplan. SERVICES 12 NOON TUESDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT HEBREW MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com
MIDDLEMAS BETTY LOU (NEE PETERSON) Died peacefully on February 22, 2013, at the Royal View Retirement Community in Mecosta, Michigan. Born in West Virginia, she graduated in 1943 from the Thomas M. Cooley High School in Detroit. She was married to Laurence M. Middlemas, a sports reporter for The Detroit News, who preceded her in death. They resided part time at Canadian Lakes, Michigan since 1978 and moved there permanently in 1988. Peterson's writing career began in high school when she wrote for the school newspaper. She was hired as a secretary with the Detroit Free Press in January 1944. She then moved on to write a TV column in the early 1950s when television was still a new media. Her columns were carried by the Knight Ridder/Tribune News service all across the country. She met, interviewed and wrote about celebrities such as Bob Hope, Ed Sullivan, Danny Thomas and Lucille Ball. Unimpressed by their celebrity status, she wrote articles that were honest, interesting and intelligent. "They are just people," she said. Peterson retired in 1987 after 43 years with the newspaper. This gave her more time to spend with her hobbies of gardening, painting and photography. Though they were avid travelers, she and Larry loved spending their winters in their home in Corpus Christi, Texas. She was active in the Canadian Lakes Players, Art Club, Book Club and Garden Club. She is survived by nieces and nephews in New York, Colorado, California, Illinois and Ohio. Memorial services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Big Rapids, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Manna Pantry at St. Andrews Church or the Scottville Clown Band, Inc., 405 N. Main Street, Scottville, MI 49454. Arrangements are by the Mohnke Funeral Home. Share a memory or express condolences at www.mohnkefuneralhome.com
MUNOZ JUANITA February 24, 2013. Age 80 of Dearborn. Loving mother of Ruben (Monica), Aida, Sonia (Ray), William, Mary (Carlos), Elliott, Margarita (Scott). Dear grandmother of 19. Loving great-grandmother of 24. Visitation Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 1- 9p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Road. (313) 278-5100. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. with a 10:00 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection to follow at St. Anne Catholic Church, 1000 St. Anne Street, Detroit. Share a memory with the family at www.voranfuneralhome.com
NICAISE ANN MARIE (NEE MARCUZZI) Age 80. Passed away on February 24. Beloved wife of Gustav for 63 wonderful years. Loving mother of Sandra (Charles) Walker, Diane (Daniel) Rutledge, Timothy (Kimberly Ball) Nicaise, and the late Thomas Michael Nicaise. Treasured grandmother of Drew Walker, Whitney (Joseph) Kearns, Timothy (Edie) Nicaise, Jr., Sarah Nicaise, and Cori Nicaise. Great-grandmother to Lindsay Chase Kearns. Ann was a cherished sister to Ardyth (Sam) Finazzo. Predeceased by parents Antonio and Judith Marcuzzi. She was born on April 2, 1932 in Amherstburg, Canada and retired from General Dynamics with 31 years of service. Her family and friends will miss her dearly. Visitation will be at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk and Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Road (northwest corner of Ryan) Thursday, from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., followed by a burial procession to White Chapel Memorial Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Please share memories with the family at mandziukfuneralhome.com.
NORDHOUSE SR. BEVERLY JANE I.H.M. Age 91. Died February 24, 2013. Beloved sister of Gilbert Austin of Rockford, Illinois, Bill Austin of Sugarland, Texas, Marilyn Breitfeller of Beverly Hills, Florida. Funeral Services on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the I.H.M. Mother House Chapel, Monroe. Memorials to the I.H.M. Retirement Fund. Arrangements by the Rupp Funeral Home, 734-241-9300.
O'CONNOR CYNTHIA Age 58, died February 24, 2013. Beloved wife of Sean. Loving mother of Alex (Rhiannon) Stanuch, Briana (Ian Lokey) O'Connor, and Casey (Brian Blottie) O'Connor. Dear sister of Douglas Poplawski. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins in the Reece and Poplawski families. She was predeceased by her parents Walter Poplawski and Bonnie Reece. Cindy was a retired benefits representative for UAW Local 889. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. In state Thursday 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 15020 Hampton, Grosse Pointe Park. Please share a memory of Cindy at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
PIKULINSKI ANTHONY February 25, 2013. Beloved husband of Patricia. Dearest father of Lynda (Tom) Leventis, Carol (Richard) Ott and Mark. Loving grandpa of Eric and Adam. Dear brother of Regina Rainko. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Thursday from 2-8p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 W. Warren, Dearborn Heights. In state Friday 10:00 a.m. at St. Linus Church until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Share condolences at www.stanleyturowskifuneralhome.com
ROKICKI HENRY P. Age 102, of Northville, passed away February 23, 2013. Beloved husband of Patricia. Loving father of Sally (Dick) Hug, Laurie (Hank) Harvey, and Deanna (the late Noel) DeGaetano. Cherished grandfather of Kristin (Jim) Periard and Noah DeGaetano. Adored great-grandfather of Donnie Periard. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10:30 a.m., in state at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 133 Orchard, Northville. Burial will be held in the spring at Island View Cemetery in Harbor Springs. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Blessed John Paul II Parish, 2730 Caniff Avenue, Hamtramck, MI 48212; please reference St. Ladislaus Church on the check. Online condolences www.casterlinefuneralhome.com.
SHALHOUB MARY LOU Age 79, died February 23, 2013. Beloved wife of Anthony for 55 years. Loving mother of Linda (Steve) Hannah, Laura (Eli) DiDonato-Shapiro and Annette (Tim) Korte. Dear grandmother of seven and step-grandmother of two. Her pride and joy was her family. It is comforting to know that our wife/mother is in the arms of our heavenly father. Visitation Tuesday 4-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-9 p.m., with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Township. Mary Lou will lie in state 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral Mass Thursday 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, 40501 Hayes, Sterling Heights. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Leo's Soup Kitchen. www.kaulfuneralhome.com
SINGLER ANDREW MICHAEL Age 23, of Rochester, died tragically and needlessly on February 23, 2013. Andrew graduated from Stoney Creek High School in 2008 and was in his last semester at Michigan State University, to graduate this coming Spring and then continue to Dental School. He loved playing hockey and soccer as well as shooting, snowboarding, golf, boating and camping. He was loved and admired by hundreds and hundreds of friends who have chosen to remember him with all of their messages on Facebook. He was a pure joy to be around with an infectious smile. He was much loved by his parents, Reeder and Janis Singler, who were so proud of him. He was the cherished brother of Reeder Singler, Aryn (Dan) Maurer, Ryane (Silvia) Singler, and Matthew (fiancé, Melissa) Singler. Proud uncle of Ryane, Lucas, Alanna, and Dallas. Grandson of Helen Russell. Nephew of John (Sue) Singler, Mike Singler and Jim Singler. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo St. in Rochester. His family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME, 322 W. University Drive in downtown Rochester. In lieu of flowers, Andrew's family would greatly appreciate memorial contributions in his name be directed to LITTLE KIDS ROCK, 632 Pompton Ave., Suite 2, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009. www.pixleyfh.com
SLOMSKI ROSE February 22, 2013. Age 96. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Dearest mother of Susan Trese and the late Michael (Providence). Loving grandmother of Carla (Chris) Smith, Joseph (Amanda), Steven (Julie) Trese, Stephanie (Ryan) Warren, and Megan (Zachary) Mack, and great-grandmother of Abby and Sammy Smith, Claire and Jackson Trese, and Michael Slomski. Predeceased by her brother, Edward C. (the late Ann) Bayer. An avid gardener and seamstress, Rose also loved cooking and watching the current cooking shows. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and was particularly joyful that she had the opportunity to see them all this past Christmas. Her legacy of involvement with family and friends will serve as an inspiration to us all. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail), Wednesday from 1-9 p.m. Rosary Service at 7 p.m. In state Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mel Catholic Church, 7506 Inkster Rd. (N. of Warren), until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
VISBICKY JEANNIE (NEE: HALON), February 25, 2013, Age 92 of Troy. Beloved wife of Theodore D. for 25 years. Survived by her daughter Barbara J. (Larry), granddaughters, Veronica Pala (Kris), Teresa Raniszeski, great-granddaughters, Elizabeth and Jacqueline. Also survived by her daughter Beverly Wolk, grandsons, Steven (Jody) and Philip, and great-granddaughter, Courtney. Sister of Stanley Halon and Frances Goff (Bob). Funeral Service Friday 12 Noon at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple and Big Beaver), 248-362-2500. Family will receive friends Thursday 3-8 p.m. Mass cards are appreciated. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
YORK BARBARA J. February 24, 2013. Age 75 of Garden City. Beloved wife of Clifford. Dear mother of Daniel. Loving grandmother of Nathan. Sister of Thelma Bigos. Funeral at the Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland Thursday 10 a.m. Family will receive friends Wednesday 2-9 p.m. Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com.