ARSLANIAN MARGARET Age 83, passed away Monday, June 11, 2012 after a courageous 3 year battle with cancer. Born June 10, 1929. Graduated from Pershing High School, Detroit, MI. Dedicated employee to Michigan Wholesalers and Aarmax Commercial Realty Group, she enjoyed and continued working through the age of 82. Margaret was an only child to the late Adolph and Berta Schweizer. Predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Anthony. She is survived by her beloved children, Larry, Mark, Caryl, Darin, and daughter-in-law Carol. Treasured grandchildren, Susan, Christine, Steven, Leah, and Autumn. Cherished great-granddaughter Lily, along with countless other friends and family whom were blessed to know her. A Memoral Luncheon will be held Saturday, July 21, 11:30 a.m. at Ike's Restaurant, 38550 Van Dyke at 17 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights.
BORDATO GENEVIEVE W. Age 93 of Grosse Pointe Woods, passed away on June 15, 2012. She was the loving wife of the late James C. Bordato. Dearest mother of James M. (Denise), Samuel E. (Kellie), and the late Laura Malinda Reed. Dear grandmother of eleven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Jesse Kamp. Visitation Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 2-9 p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Rd., Clinton Twp., MI 48038. Additional visitation Wednesday June 20, 2012 from 12 p.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Officiating Pastor Randy Boelter. Please send memorial contributions to Christ the King Lutheran Church, 20338 Mack Ave., MI 48236. Please visit www.resurrectionfuneralhome.com
DOMBROWSKI KATHERINE M. "KATIE" of Davisburg, passed away June 16, 2012. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 N. Dayton St., Davison; Rev. Fr. Carl Simon celebrant. Burial will be in St. John Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. Tuesday at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Rd., Davison. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday, there will be visitation at the church for one hour prior to the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Humane Society or Disabled Veterans. Katie was born in Detroit, MI on September 25, 1949, daughter of the late Howard and Dorothy (Graves) Arens. She retired from Chrysler after 33 years of service. Katie is survived by her husband, Paul Dombrowski; daughter, Summer Dombrowski; sisters, Peggy (Don) Soullier and Liz (Ron) Saad. Please share your thoughts with the family at www.allenfuneralhomeinc.com
DREWS THOMAS M. June 16, 2012. Age 66 of Plymouth. Beloved son of the late George and Georgia Drews. Dear brother of Gerald (Phillis), Dennis (Patricia), Steven (Carrie) Drews, and the late Gloria (Terry) Johnson. At Mr. Drew's request, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or services. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
FREDERICK FRANCIS "FRITZ" June 14, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Isabella. Dearest father of Jeff, Mark (Dawn) and Brian. Proud grandfather of Matthew and Lauren. Visitation Monday 4-8pm at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In State Tuesday 9:30 am until time of Mass 10 am at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23815 Power Rd., Farmington. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial Contributions appreciated to Holy Cross Children's Service-Boysville Campus, 8744 Clinton-Macon Rd., Clinton, MI 49236. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
GREENE RALPH Age 78, of Howell and formerly of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, passed away in the care of his family June 16, 2012. Ralph was preceded in death by his infants Rhonda and Randolph. In addition to Lois his beloved wife of nearly 61 years, Ralph is survived by his children Gregory (Sharon) Greene, Diane (Robert) Tuite, Carol (John) Estes, Douglas (Michelle) Greene, Eric (Renee) Greene, David (Donna) Greene; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sister Betty (the late Leonard) Godin, also extended family and friends. Funeral Service from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford Wednesday, June 20 at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Jason Crawford to officiate. Burial Fairview Cemetery, Brighton. Friends may visit Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-9 p.m. Memorial contributions to: Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc., 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201 BillyGraham.org For further information, phone 248.684.6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
JARDACK JIMMY BEHNAN June 15, 2012, age 92 of Beverly Hills. Longtime owner of Foodlanes Market and Sussex House Restaurant. Proud Veteran of the U.S. Army WWII. Founding member and Deacon of Sts. Peter and Paul Syrian Orthodox Church in Southfield, MI. Beloved husband of the late Gloria O. (nee Dodson) for 57 years. Loving father of Olivia Eileen Michalak, Linda Jardack Whitehead (Harvey), Nancy Ann Bacon (Lt. Col. Peter) and Rachel Jardack Smith (Douglas). Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Brother of late Aziz Behnan, Abdlenour Jardack, Lehmma Jardack and Fatheela Jadack. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn. 13-14 Mile), Wednesday 2-8 p.m. Prayers 7 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Syrian Orthodox Church, 25566 Lahser Rd., Southfield 48034. Memorial tributes to the church. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
JORDAN ALFREDA "FREDA" (NEE FOUCART) Age 87. June 16, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Roman. Loving mother of Karen (the late Richard) Miller, Gary (Linda), Gail (Tim) Fisher, and Jayme (Mamie). Dear grandmother of Lauren, Rachel, Jason, Aimee, Kristie, and great-grandmother of Noah, Grant, Mason, Bryce, and Jada. Dear sister of George Rosemary) Foucart. Visitation Monday 5-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd.). Funeral Mass Tuesday 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael, 40501 Hayes (between 17 and 18 Mile Rds.). Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
KARLOWSKI M. VIVIAN Age 87 of Rochester Hills formerly of Berkley passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012 with her loving family at her side. Beloved wife of the late Norbert for 59 years. Dearest mother of Steven (Carol) Karlowski, Lynn (Ronald) Ray, and Karen Karlowski. Loving grandmother of one grandchild and four great grandchildren. Dear sister of Betty Barry and Frank (Joan) Robison. Mrs. Karlowski was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy. She led an active life style which included golfing, bowling, cross country skiing and playing cards. Visitation at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 Twelve Mile Road (two blocks west of Woodward Avenue) in Berkley 3-9 pm Tuesday. Rosary 7:30 pm Tuesday. She will lie in state at Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church 2600 Harvard at Coolidge Road in Berkley Wednesday from 10:30 am until time of funeral at 11:00 am. Burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan on Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army. Share a memory with the family at www.sawyerfuller.com
KRIPKE DOROTHY Cherished mother of Ned R. (Karen) Kripke, Joan M. (partner Malachy E. Gunther) Kripke, and Elizabeth S. Kripke. Loving Bubby of Joseph and Benjamin. Devoted sister of Lean Conn, Sanford (Betty) Susman, and the late Myron Susman. Sister-in-law of Rabbi Myer Kripke, Donald Landsman, and Ann Kripke. Also survived by nephews, nieces, and numerous other relatives and friends. SERVICES 11 A.M. TUESDAY MORNING AT THE DAVIDSON/ HERMELIN CHAPEL AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com