BASIL TEO Age 101. April 7, 2013. Beloved husband of 59 years of the late Irene. Loving father of Christine K. Burkholder. Cherished grandfather of Eric and Julianne (Nick) Sahabi. Proud great grandfather of Simon. Dearest brother of Wactawa (Peter) Moroz in Poland. In state 9 a.m. Wednesday at SS Peter & Paul Church (Westside) until 9:30 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Share memories at www.jarzembowskifuneralhome.com
BELLINO VITO J. April 8, 2013, age 86. Loving husband of Lorita Clarizio. Dearest father of Domenica (Michael) Veneziano, Jacoline (Michael) Scherbaty, and Frances (Jamie) Bernacik. Also survived by seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Resting at L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 42600 Ford Road (at Lilley Road) Wednesday 1 8 p.m. Rosary at 7 p.m. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. at Church of the Divine Child, 1055 N. Silvery Lane, Dearborn (south of Ford Road, east of Beech Daly) until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society and Alzheimer's Association. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
BRUNO ADOLFO A. April 4, 2013. Age 75. Beloved husband of Judith. Dear father of Sharon (John) Main, Michael (Debbie), Diane (Mark) Riashi, Jeffrey Carswell, and Stacy King. Proud grandfather of Michael, Mark Jr., Anthony, Matthew, Luke, Sarah, Isabella, Noelle, Olivia, and Eric. Great- grandfather of Kourtney. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr), Thursday 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Friday at St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church, 41300 Romeo Plank Road (at Canal), Clinton Twp. In state 9 a.m. until time of Mass 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to charity of your choice. Share a memory at www.bcfh.com.
CRAWFORD WILLIAM R. April 6, 2013, age 90. Beloved husband of Marion for 64 years. Loving father of Robert (Michele) and the late Douglas. Dearest grandfather of Nicholas and Tyler. Dear brother of Jean Ratchford and the late Jack. Visitation Tuesday 5-9 p.m. at the Neely-Turowski Life Story Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile (between Merriman and Middlebelt). Funeral Wednesday 11:30 am. (in state 10:45 a.m.) at St. Genevieve Catholic Church, 29015 Jamison (East of Middlebelt). To view William's Life Story and sign the online guest book, please visit www.neely-turowski.com.
GAWURA WILLIAM age 90 of Brighton, April 7, 2013. William had been employed by DIFCO Labs and Grow Solvent Company. He was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army where he was a Technical Sergeant in the Medical Department during the China/Burma/India Pacific Theater. Surviving are children: Mary Ellen (Edward) Lezon, Laura A. (Christopher) Sorek, Jeffrey W. (Elizabeth) Gawura, and John D. (Ann) Gawura; and seven grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife, Bernice (nee Kobylarz) Gawura; son, Paul T. Gawura; two brothers; and two grandchildren. Visitation Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Keehn Funeral Home, Brighton (810-229-9871). Mass of Christian Burial Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Brighton. Memorial contributions suggested to Alzheimer's Association or the Disabled Veterans Association. www.keehnfuneralhome.com
GIBBS PATRICK FITZGERALD Age 46 of Rochester, April 4, 2013. Loving husband of Sherry Gibbs. Dear father of Dylan and Bianca Gibbs and Mathew Lovelace. Beloved son of Philip and Loretta Gibbs. Brother of Stephen Gibbs. Son-in-law of Donald and Patricia Bailey. Brother-in-law of Don (Kelly) Bailey. Funeral Service, Friday, April 12, 2013, 11 a.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd., Rochester. Visitation at the funeral home Thursday 3-9 p.m. Suggested memorials to the family for a future fund for his children. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com.
KOSAKOWSKI HELEN Age 94. Beloved wife of the late E.K. Sr. Mother of the late Virginia (Richard) Bondy and the late E.K. Jr. Mother-in-law of Mary Ann Kosakowski. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of nine. Great-great-grandmother of four. Sister of Bernice Uhlyarik and the late Mary Wiacek. Also leaves many nieces and nephews. In state Wednesday 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Mass at St. John Bosco Church, 12100 Beech Daly Road (between Plymouth and Schoolcraft). Entombment at St. Hedwig Cemetery. Contributions to Angela Hospice and St. John Bosco Church appreciated. Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
KULON IRENE VERONICA Age 90, devoted wife of Chester. Loving mother of Marya (Jim) Ferrigan, David (Jeaninne), Mark (Caty), and Carol (Steve) Kenny. Playful grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of five. She was the sister of Rita Gniewek and Sr. Marie Rose Kotz and was pre deceased by eight siblings. Visitation will be Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes, Clinton Twp., MI 48038 and also Thursday 9 a.m. until time of Mass 9:30 a.m. at St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Community, 41300 Romeo Plank, Clinton Twp 48038. Entombment at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Paws with a Cause,1349 Piedmont Dr., Troy MI 48083 would be appreciated. "Heaven is a happier place". Visit online at www.resurrectionfuneralhome.com.
LISKEY-LITWINSKI IRENE Age 93, April 8, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Liskey and Mitchell Litwinski. Loving mother of Ronald (Sandy) Liskey. Cherished grandmother of Lisa (the late Kirk) Suchy, Stephen (Melissa) Liskey, and Barbara (Al) Robarge. Great-grandmother of nine. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Rd. at Masonic, Warren. Rosary Wednesday 7 p.m. In state Thursday 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 14115 East 14 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights. Memorials to Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. www.ahpeters.com
MANICA NICHOLAS J. age 89, died peacefully April 6, 2013. Beloved uncle of Joseph Manica, Marianna (Lynwood) Klaver, Michael (Linda) Manica, Barbara (Phillip) Wein, John (Renee) Manica, Marioara (Michael) Yavello, and Diane Manica. Also, 13 grand nieces and nephews and 11 great-grand nieces and nephews. Brother of the late Joseph (Sylvia) Manica and the late John (the late Marioara) Manica. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Roads) Wednesday 3-8 p.m. with prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral at St. John the Baptist Romanian Byzantine Catholic Church, Eight Mile and Woodward, Detroit, Thursday 10 a.m. Memorials appreciated to St. John the Baptist Church. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com.
McMAHON JOAN age 72 of Commerce, died April 8, 2013. Beloved wife of 50 years to John. Loving mother of John, Jr. (Susan), Joseph (Nancy), and Julie (Jeffrey) Jensen. Dear grandmother of Mara, Megan, Lauren, Marina, Joey, Chelsea, and Olivia. Sister of Mary Gonzalez. Preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Anna Sturtecky and brother Larry Sturtecky. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, extended family and loving friends. Funeral mass from St. William Catholic Church, 531 Common Street, Walled Lake, Thursday 10 a.m. (in state 9:30 a.m.). Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (three blocks south of Maple Road) Wednesday 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Vigil Service 7 p.m.). Memorials to the Josephine Ford Cancer Center appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com
MILANO JENNY (NEE MANCUSO) April 6, 2013. Age 97. Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of Antonio (Kathy) and Rose (Agostino) Queentry. Proud and loving grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of 10. Predeceased by three brothers and two sisters. Mrs. Milano enjoyed crochet but found her life's greatest joy in loving her family unconditionally. Visitation Wednesday 6-9 p.m. and Thursday 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Friday 10:30 a.m. until time of 11 a.m. Mass at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 14115 14 Mile Rd. (E. of Schoenherr), Sterling Hts. Interment, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Roseville. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
MUSHENSKI JAMES "MUSH" Beloved husband of Joan Mushenski. Father of Ken Mushenski. Viewing at Husband Family Funeral Home, 2401 Wayne Road, Westland, Tuesday from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m and Wednesday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
MUSULIN PETER, JR. Age 76. April 7, 2013 of Allen Park. Loving husband of 48 years to Pat. Beloved father of Lisa (Robert) Pierce, Lori (Craig) Scrupsky, Lynn (John) Magryta and Christopher. Cherished grandfather of Jordan, Aaron, Cameron, Sophia, Ian, and Jack. Beloved brother of the late Lewis. Beloved brother-in-law of Gail Musulin. Also survived by his amazing extended family. Peter retired from Farmer Jack in 2000, he greatly enjoyed his retirement. Funeral Service Thursday 10 a.m. at The Allen Park Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd., Allen Park. Visitation Wednesday 1-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. To share a memory visit www.martenson.com.
NICHOLSON CHRISTA A. Age 77 of Newaygo, Michigan and wife of Robert, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at her home. Memorial Service at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at the Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, 627 E. Main St., Fremont, MI 49412 (213) 924-2130 or (888) 544-5388. Visitation with family from 12-2 p.m. on Tuesday. Suggested Memorial: Heartland Hospice -Newaygo County. View the complete Obituary or sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com.
SMITH MARY ANN (NEE GEKIERE) age 83, April 8, 2013. Wife of the late Edgar. Mother of Karen (George) Trombley. Grandmother of three. Sister-in-law, Mary Gekiere. Sister of the late Margaret DeFour and Albert Gekiere. Funeral Thursday 11:30 a.m. (in state 11 a.m.) at St. Peter Catholic Church, Mount Clemens. Visitation Wednesday 2:00 - 9:00 p.m. Scripture Service at 7 p.m. at Will & Schwarzkoff Funeral Home, 233 NB Gratiot Avenue, Mt. Clemens. Donations to Great Lakes Caring Hospice, 23885 Denton, Suite A, Clinton Township, MI 48036
SNAY KENNETH E., age 91, on April 3, 2013, of Blackwood, New Jersey, formerly of Dearborn. Dearly beloved husband of Joan (nee Wittenberg) and devoted father of Kenna (Alan) Kachel of West Bloomfield and Penny (Tom) Dixon of Lincoln Park. He is also survived by a sister, a brother and three grandchildren: Matthew, Corey and Lauren. Ken worked at Ira Wilson and Son Dairy Co., in Detroit for many years and for Park Davis in Detroit as an engineer until he retired 25 years ago to New Jersey. Ken was an original camper at Camp Dearborn where his family still camps. The services are private and under the direction of The Funeral Manor, Gloucester Twp., NJ.
WENDT LAWRENCE A. Age 90. April 6, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Rita. Loving father of Terrance (Paula) and Ronald (the late Debbie). Adored papa of Holly (Michael) Barry, Joseph (Kristy), Renee and Amber. Cherished great grandfather of Dylan Barry. Proud WWII Veteran. Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m. at Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren Ave. (at Artesian). Funeral services Thursday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Share memories at www.jarzembowskifuneralhome.com
WERTH WALTER A. April 8, 2013 age 93. Beloved husband of the late Esther. Loving father of Marylyn (the late Kenneth) Hoeppner and Michael. Dear grandfather of Wendy (Jim) Atkins and Chad (Melissa), and great-grandfather of Madison, Morgan and MaKenna Atkins and Eli Hoeppner. Brother of Dorothy Krentz and the late Victor, Arnold, Wilber, Gerald, Irma, Clara, Lawrence, Harvey, and Elmer. Visitation at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi (248) 348-1800, Tuesday 4-9 p.m. Visitation continues Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church, 25630 Grand River in Redford, 10 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment at Glen Eden Cemetery in Livonia. Memorial donations may be made to Grace Lutheran Church. Online condolences: www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com