ABRAMS DOROTHY Age 90 of Wixom died August 19, 2013. Beloved mother of John R. Abrams and Diane R. Morningstar. Dear grandmother of Shawnee, Sierra, Casey and Misty. Great grandmother of Troy, Tory and Taylor. Serving the family Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, Walled Lake.
ADAMS ELLEN Age 82, August 21, 2013. Beloved wife of the late William A. "Tony" for 55 years. Loving mother of Mary Ellen Smith, Tony "Skip" (Judi), Bill (Gail), Caryl (Frank) Lombardi, Kathy (Chris) Von Eper, Steve, Patti, Jim (Chris Carley). Beloved grandmother of Paula (Brian) McDowell, Lauren, Andy Smith, Zach, Allie and Katie. Visitation Friday 1:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. followed by the 10 a.m. Funeral Service at St. Anslem Catholic Church, 17650 Outer Dr., Dearborn Heights (North of Ford Rd.). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
ALEXANDER PATRICK J. Age 81, August 19, 2013. Beloved husband of Diane. Loving father of Michael, Timothy, Patrick, Lisa Messier and Kevin. Dear brother of Michael. Proud grandfather of 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (four blocks E. of Woodward), Royal Oak. In state Saturday 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Parish of White Lake, 9086 Hutchins Street. Burial with military honors Monday 1:30 p.m. at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
ANDRIASCHKO KATERYNA age 92. Beloved wife of the late Oleksa. Loving mother of Michael, Jaroslaw and Bohdan. Dear sister of Sofia Hochko. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. at The Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre (one block S. of 13 Mile), Madison Hts. Parish Prayers 7 p.m. Funeral Saturday in state 8:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. Mass at The Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church, 3150 Commor, Hamtramck.
BRITZ IRENE M. August 20, 2013, age 78. Beloved wife of the late Robert C. Britz (d.2006). Loving mother of Pam (Charles) Bennett, Douglas (Vickie) Britz and the late Daniel Britz (d.1974). Dear grandma of four and great-grandma of four. Visitation: Thursday, August 22 from 4-8 p.m. at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth, Redford, MI 48239. Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 23 (in state 10:00 a.m.) at Grace Lutheran Church, 25630 Grand River, Redford, MI 48240. Interment: Glen Eden Lutheran Cemetery. For more information please visit www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
CHOJNACKI ANTOINETTE Age 92, passed away August 15, 2013 in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Beloved wife of the late Norbert. Dear mother of Karen Bradford, Terence Chojnacki, Randal Chojnacki and the late Norbert. Two grandchildren Andrew (Kim) Bradford and Angelique (Michael) Haworth. Great grandchildren Michael Todd, Abigale, Olivia and Grace. One sister Phyllis Krajewski also survives. Visitation Friday 2 p.m. till 9 p.m. at the St. Clair Shores Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper Ave., (3 blocks N. of 10 Mile Rd.) Funeral Saturday in state 11:30 a.m. till time of Mass 12 noon St. Lucy Catholic Church, 23401 E. Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share a memory with the family at www.bcfh.com.
CLINE WILLIAM VERN peacefully, August 10, 2013. He was born in Sweden and came to the U.S. when he was two years old. As a young man, William graduated from the Julliard School and became an opera singer in Europe using the stage name Erik Bjorn Norlund. When an illness ended his singing career, he attended the University of Michigan, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. William received his Masters in Library Science degree from Wayne State University and was a librarian in the Detroit Public Libraries for over 30 years. He was always an animal lover and advocate, and especially loved his cats. William is survived by his good friends and family, James D. McDonald, Mary Ellen and Andrew Lewandoski, their children and grandchildren, and Mark Wisniewski. A Memorial Service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church, 211 Moross Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms. Memorials may be made to the Michigan Humane Society or the ASPCA.
CORNWELL FRANK M., JR. "FRITZ" 80, of Lathrup Village, passed away July 29, suddenly but peacefully. The rescheduled memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, Community Congregational/Fellowship Church, 27800 Southfield Rd., Lathrup Village.
CYNECKI ALEXANDER Age 83 of Warren, August 21, 2013. Beloved husband of Inez for 60 years. Loving father of Karen (Dan) McPheeters, Michael (Lea), Susan (Robert) Pieper and William (Paula). Proud grandfather of nine, great-grandfather of three and great-great-grandfather of one. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. with scripture service 7 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr at Masonic (13-1/2 Mile). In state Saturday 10 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Faustina (formerly St. Edmund's) Catholic Church, 14025 E. 12 Mile Rd., Warren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society-Research Department. Ahpeters.com
DEVINE MICHAEL JOSEPH, August 18, 2013, Age 71. Beloved husband of Margaret Anne Devine. Loving father of Nancy Murphy (Lawrence), Patrick (Karine), John and Kevin Devine. Dear grandfather of Allison, Nicole, Michael and Claire Murphy; and Matthew, Camille and Leah Devine. Brother of Robert (Sandy), F. Patrick (Christine) and Gary (Susan). Family will receive friends Monday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (Between Maple & Big Beaver), 248-362-2500. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11 a.m. at St. Regis Catholic Church, 3695 Lincoln Dr. at Lahser, Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins at 10 a.m. Memorial tributes to Detroit Catholic Central or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
DUCLOS JANET S. Age 85; August 20, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Roger. Dear mother of Joyce Cunningham (Keith) and Judy Rabaut. Grandmother of Corinn, Hillary, Jeffrey and Scott. Great-grandmother of Leah. Sister of Michael Liczbinski (Josie) and the late Helen Schemansky. Visitation at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd, Grosse Pointe Woods from 10 a.m. Friday until time of funeral, 12 noon. ahpeters.com
EGGER JEWELL L., Age 97 of Ft. Meyers, Florida formerly of Allen Park, August 18, 2013. Visitation Friday 5-8 p.m. at the Trenton Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, and Funeral Service to be held Saturday 11 a.m. Interment Michigan Memorial Park. www.martenson.com.
FALERIOS DONNA B. age 88, August 19, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Wayne M. Dearest mother of Matt (Alice) Falerios and Janet (Jim) Greenshields. Loving grandmother of Kandra Czarnowski, Wayne E. Falerios, Javier Garza, Laura Garza and great-grandmother of Brandon, Natalie and Ashton. Donna was a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, country singer/songwriter and musician and loved to travel. Lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church of Wayne. Memorial Service Friday 11 a.m. at McCabe Funeral Home Canton Chapel, 851 N. Canton Center Rd., Canton. Memorial Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. Due to her love for animals, memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Humane Society. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
FULGENZI THERESA ANN August 19, 2013 Age 50 of Bloomfield Hills. Longtime Director of the Inline Hockey Center at the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan, Detroit. Beloved daughter of Rose Mary Sherrard (John) and the late Robert Fulgenzi. Dear sister of Lois Pescea (Lee), Robert (Lori), Linda Armaly, Ronald (Jill) and Donald (Nancy). Granddaughter of Josephine McKenney. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, 11a.m. at The Jewish Community Center, 6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield. Memorial tributes to the JCC Athletic Department. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248) 549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GALVIN MARY C., 68, of Farmington Hills, died August 17, 2013. Mary is the beloved daughter of the late Adele R. and Joseph E. Galvin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, James, Robert and William. She is lovingly survived by numerous relatives and friends. Visitation at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (between 9-10 Mile Rds., just N of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200), Thursday, August 22, 2-8 p.m., with the sharing of memories at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday, August 23, 11 a.m. (in state 10:30 a.m.) St. Gerald Catholic Church, 21300 Farmington Rd., Farmington. Interment Holy Sepulchre Southfield. Memorial gifts suggested to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Eliott, Detroit, 48207, or St. Mary Residence for Women, 2120 Orleans St., Detroit, 48207. heeney-sundquist.com
GOOD KENNETH ALLEN August 19, 2013. Age 65. Beloved husband of Mary E. Dear father of Elizabeth (Chad) Yenor, Jennifer (Brian) Turner, and Sarah (John) Primm. Loving son of Kenneth and Winnifred. Brother of Craig (Kathy) and Brian (Holly). Also survived by five grandchildren. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 8809 Wayne Rd. (at Joy Rd.), Thursday 1-9 p.m. Rosary 7 p.m. In state Friday 10 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, 11441 Hubbard (at Plymouth Rd.), until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. Memorial contributions to Arbor Hospice or American Cancer Society would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
GRACEY WILLIAM H., SR. Age 85, August 17, 2013. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Auth) of 65 years. Loving father of William, Jr., Karen, Gerard (Tina). Dear grandfather of Ryan (Keisha), Arietta, Nicholas, and Brenden. Great-grandfather of Sasha, Sebastian, and Serenity. Brother of Irene Baril and brother-in-law of Lieselotte Auth. Funeral arrangements were held by Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org.
HALING HARVEY RICHARD Age 85, of Garden City, passed away in the care of his family August 20, 2013. Harvey was preceded in death by Billie, his beloved wife of 45 years; parents Frank and Edith Haling; brother Frank; and sister Mildred (Wayne) Bennington. In addition to his children David (Fran) Haling, Deborah (Dale) Otto and Leslie (Mark) Morsehead, Harvey is survived by his grandchildren Erik (Jamie), Nicholas, Tyler and Jacob and sister-in-law Jane Haling. Harvey retired from National Bank of Detroit after a long career. He will be known for his love of cars and gardening. Prayer Service will be held at Glen Eden Lutheran Memorial Park, 35667 W. 8 Mile Rd. Livonia, on Saturday, August 24 at 11:30 p.m. Pastor Steve Adriansen to officiate. Family and friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Memorials encouraged to: Lewy Body Dementia Assoc., Inc., LBDA, 912 Killian Hill Rd., S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047. For further information, phone 248-684-6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com.
HALLAGAN RICHARD E. Age 90, August 20, 2013. Beloved husband of Virginia Lee and the late Patricia. Dearest father of Richard (the late), Timothy, Ronald, William, Mary Ann, Daniel and step-father of Darryl, Dorian and Michele. Loving grandfather of 20 and great-grandfather of six. A love of God and a passion for art shaped his extraordinary life. Visitation Friday 1-4p.m. and 6-9p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Rosary 7 p.m. In State Saturday 9:30a.m. until time of Mass 10:30a.m. at St. William Parish, 531 Common St., Walled Lake. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
HEATON DENNIS C. August 19, 2013, age 61. Beloved son of Elizabeth and the late Rolland A. Heaton. Dear brother of Cindy Heaton. Visitation at St. Colette Church, 17600 Newburgh Rd., Livonia, Saturday 9:00 a.m. until Funeral Liturgy at 10 a.m. Dennis was a graduate from University of Detroit Mercy and the Divine Word Seminary. Memorial donations may be made to the Divine Word Missionaries. Online condolences: www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
JONES DAVID WILLIAM, JR. 95, of Port Huron, died Sunday, August 18, 2013. David was employed by the Murray Corporation, Hoover Company, Kelvinator and Travco Motor Home Corporation, and as a commercial and residential real estate broker. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen E. Jones on April 14, 2010. He is survived by his sister, Claire Mott, and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Lakeshore Presbyterian Church, 5235 Lakeshore Rd., Fort Gratiot Township, MI 48059, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Memorials may be made to Lakeshore Presbyterian Church or Blue Water Area Humane Society. Arrangements by Pollock-Randall Funeral Home, Port Huron. To send condolences, visit pollockrandall.com.
KLEMM DAVID ALFRED age 64, passed away August 17, 2013 in the loving arms of his wife of 38 years, Cindy (nee Pellegrom) after a short battle with liver cancer. He was born February 11, 1949 in Mt. Clemens. He graduated from Mt. Clemens High School in 1967; he then went on to graduate from Ferris State College. He met the love of his life in 1973 and they were married on September 20, 1974. Together they enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends. His second love was collecting, restoring, and cruising with Cindy in classic cars, especially Oldsmobiles. They are members of St. Peter Catholic Church in Mt. Clemens for 39 years. Dave and Cindy are also members of the Motor City Rockets, the Oldsmobile Club of America, and the National Antiques Oldsmobile Club. He was a former member of the Selfridge ANG Base Community Council. He is survived by his wife Cindy; brother Robert (Lorraine) Klemm of Colegate, Wisconsin; aunt Doris Feldmann of Mt. Clemens; in-laws Leonard and Phyllis Pellegrom of Macomb; Kerin (the late Robert) Pelfrey of Houston, Texas; Dennis (Sherry) Pellegrom of Armada; Valerie (Robert) Gilloolly of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Redina (Donald) Simon of Washington Twp.; Natalie (Charles) Mok of Washington Twp.; Timothy (Meghan) Pellegrom of Johnson City, Tennessee; Doreen (Paul) Pellegrom-Johnstone of Royal Oak; and Jason (Jennifer) Pellegrom of Jacksonville, North Carolina. He was also Uncle Dave to many nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his many close friends. He was predeceased by his parents Wilbur and Erna Klemm. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 9:00a.m. (in state 8:30a.m.) at St. Peter Catholic Church, 95 Market St., Mt. Clemens. Visitation will be held in the Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 South Main St., Mt. Clemens on Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 2-8p.m. and on Friday, August 23, 2013 from 1-8p.m. with a 7p.m. Scripture Service. Burial will be in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery, Clinton Twp. Memorial donations may be sent to the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, 240 Museum Dr., Lansing, MI 48933 or St. Mary Hearts & Stones, 110 New St., Mt. Clemens, MI 48043. Share memories at www.vickfuneralhome.com.
LEONARD ELMORE J. age 87, August 20, 2013. Dear father of Jane (Gary) Jones, Peter (Julie) Leonard, Christopher (Suzy) Leonard, Bill (Carmen) Leonard, and Katy (Jim) Dudley. Cherished grandfather of Shannon (John) Belmont, Tiffany Jones, Megan (Brett) Johnston, Tim Leonard, Alex Leonard, Max Leonard, Ben Leonard, Hillary Leonard, Kate Leonard, Abby Leonard, Joe Dudley, Nick Dudley, and Luke Dudley. Great-grandfather of Jack Belmont, Eliza Belmont, Jane Belmont, Miles Johnston, and Frank Belmont. Also survived by Beverly Decker. Husband of the late Joan Leonard. Brother of the late Margaret Madey. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday 2-8p.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Name Church, 630 Harmon, Birmingham, Saturday 11a.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 10a.m. Memorials appreciated to Maryknoll Sisters, P.O. Box 317, Maryknoll, New York 10545-0317. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
LUDWIG DOROTHY I. Age 91. August 20, 2013. Beloved wife of Thomas W. Ludwig. Loving mother of Janet (Al) Warring and Shirley (Ben) Lohman. Cherished grandmother of five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services are private. Arrangements by Hackett-Metcalf Funeral Home (313)274-4000.
LUSTIG ROBERT LEE age 83, passed away August 20, 2013. He was born on August 6, 1930, in Grand Rapids, to the late Carl and Ida (Hill) Lustig. Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Nancy; his loving children: Bob (Julie), Susan (Derek) Graves; five grandchildren: Courtney, Colleen, Casey, Jack, Leah; his brother Richard (Hazel); and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Jim Lustig and sister Dorothy Dombroski. A memorial gathering will be held on August 23, Friday, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held on August 24, Saturday, at 11:00 a.m. at Phillips Funeral Home, 122 West Lake Street, South Lyon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to U of M Cancer Center or Arbor Hospice Foundation. Online guestbook www.phillipsfuneral.com
MAIGA JAMES T. "JIM" age 66, of St.Clair passed away August 19, 2013. He was born to the late Stephen and Elizabeth Maiga on July 5, 1947 in Highland Park. He married Pamela Wolanin on June 19, 1976. They raised their family in the Sterling Heights area before moving to St.Clair. He retired from Chrysler Corporation in 2004 where he worked as a millwright. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing golf, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the St.Clair Golf Club. He is survived by his wife; Pamela Maiga, children; James (LyzJoanna) Maiga, Nicole Maiga, grandson; William Maiga. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters; Thomas (Bonnie) Maiga, Mary Catherine Maiga, Dan Maiga, Judy (Mike) Izzo, Joan (Jim) Ursing, brothers and sisters in-law; Barbara (Wayne) Doyle, Phyllis Wolanin, and Gloria Maiga, Special "brother and sister"; Chet and Mary Skrzypek and many nieces, nephews and friends. He is preceded in death by his brother; Greg Maiga, mother and father in-law; Bill and Alice Wolanin, brother in-law; Bill Wolanin and step-mother; Leona Maiga. Services will be held on Friday, August 23 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Clair. Visiting hours will be Wednesday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home, China Twp. and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at church prior to Mass. A Rosary will be said Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. Memorials may be given to the Michigan Cancer Society. www.youngcolonial.com
MARKLE SHEILA A. age 65, died August 20, 2013. Beloved mother of Eric (Karen) and Nicole (Myles) Wohl. Loving grandmother of Mackenzie, Samantha and Colton. Dearest great-grandmother of Owen. Dear sister of Cheryl (Garth) Fudd and Dennis (Nicki) Thomas. Memorial visitation Friday 1-6p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Please share a memory of Sheila at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
McKAY JOANNA M. Age 79. August 19, 2013. Loving mother of Richard (Susie), Leslie (Jeffrey) Miller, David (Lynn Spicer), Angela Stratton and Robert Jr. (Bonni). Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of one. Sister of the late Rosemary Pawlak. Visitation Sunday 3-8 p.m. and Monday 3-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. scripture service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In state Tuesday 10 a.m. followed by a 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 47650 N. Territorial Rd., Plymouth (West of Beck Rd.). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
MUTUAL GERRY "MOOSE" Age 86, passed peacefully on August 10, 2013. He was a well respected man of conviction, faith, and honor, and a friend to all. Beloved husband to Pat for 57 years. Devoted father to Jerry (Francie), Jeff (Paula) and Jon (Kelly). He was a proud and loving grandpa to Chelsea, Zack, Mallory, Alex, Jake, Emma and Lea. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews. The family will hold a private memorial service to honor him.
RESS RICHARD C., August 18, 2013, Age 60. Beloved husband of Carolyn B. Dearest father of Rachel, Robby and Rebecca. Dear brother of Patricia Daube (David). Dear son-in-law of Eileen and Ray Berry. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Thursday (today) 3-8 p.m. at A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver), 248-362-2500. Funeral Mass Friday 11 a.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Church, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins at 10 a.m. Private Inurnment St. Hugo of the Hills Columbarium. Memorial tributes to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Michigan, 1471 E. 12 Mile Rd., Bldg A, Madison Heights, MI 48071. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
RICE ALLISON BLAIR Beloved daughter of Barbara (the late Jeffery) Rice. Loving granddaughter of Harry and Edith Lazarus. Devoted niece of Ron (Doris) Lazarus. Adoring cousin of Jennifer (Matthew) Seidner and Brad Lazarus. Also survived by many other loving family members and a world of devoted friends. SERVICES FRIDAY 1:00PM AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT THE ADAT SHALOM MEM. PARK CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
RILEY JOAN age 66, died peacefully at home August 18, 2013, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Loving mother of Andrea Riley, Debbie (Scott) Freudenberger, and Kevin Riley. Proud grandmother of Connor and Jack Freudenberger. Cherished sister of four. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14-15 Mile Rds.), Thursday 3-8p.m. Rosary 7p.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Name Catholic Church, 630 Harmon, Birmingham, Friday 10a.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 9:30a.m. Memorials appreciated to Catholic Relief Services or Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
ROBINSON GARY E. Age 63, August 20, 2013 of Westland. Beloved husband of Diane for 23 years. Proud step-father of Aaron McMann. Loving brother of Diane (Dan) Hickey. Dear son-in-law of Lois Plichta and brother-in-law of Carol (Mike) Johnson. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Road (between Ford Road and Cherry Hill), Westland. Family will hold a private Funeral Service. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Mercy Hospice or Michigan Humane Society. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
RUGGIRELLO JOSEPHINE GRACE age 88, August 19, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Anthony "Tony." Dearest mother of Alfred, Russell (Jeanne), Anthony, and Mary Jo Viviano. Loving grandmother of Julie Moore, Michael Ruggirello, Lisa Zarski, Christina Viviano, Joseph Viviano, and Kelsey Ruggirello. Great-grandmother of Natalie Moore and Caitlyn Moore. Brother Russell Cutino. Predeceased in death by her siblings Rosalie Buffa and Anthony Cutino. Visitation Thursday 2:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. at St. Clair Shores Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper Ave. (three blocks N. of 10 Mile Rd.). Funeral Friday 10:00 a.m. at San Francesco Catholic Church, 22870 S. Nunneley, Clinton Township, in state at church at 9:30 a.m. Prayers Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Share a memory with the family at www.bcfh.com.
SCHIEBOLD ALLAN T. August 21, 2013, age 84 of Taylor. Beloved husband of Donna (nee Zarza). Loving father of Ted (Cheryl), Anthony, Kirk, Kim Beluzo and the late Janis (Carl) Verba. Dearest grandfather of Mindy, Richard, Jennifer and Ben. Loving great-grandfather of Trey, Ella, Abby and Dylan. Dear brother of Max (Ethel), Ralph (Norma), and the late Violet Muzzin and Ruth Zidek. Visitation Friday, August 23, 2013 from 2- 9 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Road. (313) 291-1800. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. with a 10:00 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection to follow at St. Alfred Catholic Church, 9350 S. Telegraph Road, Taylor. Visit Allan's online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
SILVERMAN MARSHALL Age 76. Beloved husband of Eunice. Adoring father of Laurie (Sean) Dare, Terri Silverman, Brenda Silverman. Dear brother of Barbara (Charles) Whitfield. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Services Friday 11:30 a.m., at HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL (248) 543-1622. Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery. www.hebrewmemorial.org
SMITH VELMA "CAROL" Age 66, of Westland, formerly of Coldwater, died August 20, 2013. Funeral services 5 p.m. Saturday, August 24, Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek. Visitation 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Survived by: daughters, Leah Falsetti of Canton, Arnette (Brian) Darby of Flint; grandchildren, Amber (Ryan) Kamm, Sarah Streeter, Cameron Falsetti, Catherine Falsetti, Alexandra Falsetti, Garrett Darby, Carson Darby; great-grandchildren, August and Scout Kamm; brothers, Dennis (Debbie) Byrd, Dean (Maryann) Smith. Preceded in death by parents Stanley and Velma Byrd; sister Helen, and her beloved companion of many years Willie Bahnsen. www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.
SNIDER RENA ZAFFERANI 92, loving mother of Paul (Coby), Lee, and Janet (Tucker). Devoted wife of the late Jerry Snider. Born in Novi Ligure, Italy. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1923 and was raised in Detroit. Hard-working homemaker and competent church secretary. Much-loved family matriarch is also survived by seven grandchildren: Jason, Amy, Eric, and Laura Snider; April, Andrew, and Adrienne Tucker; and two great-grandchildren. Condolenses may be sent to Fred Wood Funeral Home, 36100 Five Mile Rd., Livonia, MI 48154. A private memorial is planned.
STALLARD RALPH age 91, died peacefully at his home on Friday, August 16th; He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Margaret Stallard; Father of, Diana, Nick, Jill, Betsy, Jim and Steve as well as 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 24 at 2p.m. at Pixley Funeral Home, 322 W. University Dr., Rochester. Contributions in his memory may be directed to the American Friends Service Committee and the Peace and National Priorities Center. Please visit www.pixleyfuneral.com
STEIN LAWRENCE "LARRY" Beloved husband of Bea Stein. Dear father of Stephen Stein, Gary (Monique) Stein and Sharon (Daniel) Meyer. Loving grandfather of Eric (Aimee) Stein, Melissa Meyer, Marc Meyer, Ariel, Dava and Aliyah Stein. Dearest brother-in -law of Dr. Sheldon (Phyllis) Stoffer. Devoted father-in-law of Marilyn Ripson. Also remembered by many loving nieces, nephews, care givers, other family members and friends. SERVICES FRIDAY 10 A.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, 248-406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY, FERNDALE or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.
SULLIVAN JOHN A. August 20, 2013, age 81 Loving husband of Patsy. Best dad ever of Kaye (John DiVincenzo), Becca Carter and John A. II (Tina). Loving grandpa/Papa John of Brittany (Andrew), Stephanie, Bethany, Bryce, Miranda and Juliana. Great-grandfather of Alivia. Brother of Rose Marie Spears. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Dearborn Free Methodist Church, 2801 Telegraph Rd. (in state in church at 9:30 a.m.). Visitation 1-9 p.m. Friday at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Memorials to Dearborn Free Methodist Church or Somerset Beach Camp, C/O 2801 Telegraph Rd., Dearborn 48124. www.howepeterson.com
TAYLOR LYDIA (nee SHERER) Grosse Pointe Farms resident, age 65, died Sunday, August 18, 2013. She was born January 23, 1948, in Detroit to Joseph Stolp Sherer and Ann Gray Sherer. Ms. Taylor is survived by her daughter, Dusty MacBeth; sister, Anne Sherer Paddock; brothers, Myron Sherer, Sam Sherer and Stephen Sherer. She was predeceased by her brother, Joseph Sherer III. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 23, on the Trinity Terrace at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Donations may be made to the Michigan Humane Society at michiganhumane.org or Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption Society, 296 Chalfonte, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org.
THOMAS NOLLIE BELL passed on August 16, 2013. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 22nd from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. at James H. Cole Home for Funerals - Northwest Chapel, 16100 Schaefer Hwy. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Family Hour at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, August 23rd at Blessed Trinity Baptist Church, 18520 Binder.
TOMLINSON SUE (NEE ALLEN) suddenly August 20, 2013. Age 69. Life-time resident of Birmingham and Beverly Hills, Michigan. Beloved mother of Lynne King (Doug) and Jenny Rickabaugh (Patrick). Loving sister of James Allen, Peter Allen and Sally Pott (David). Devoted Grammy of Christopher. Family will receive friends Saturday 12-7 p.m. with sharing of memories at 6 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn. 13-14 Mile), 248-549-0500. Memorial tributes to Gilda's Club. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
UHELSZKI ELIZABETH August 18, 2013, age 88. Beloved wife of Joseph for 64 years. Dear mother of Jaan Uhelszki (Matthew Kaufman) and JoAnn Uhelszki (Chuck Lintell). Grandmother of Hayley Kaufman. Also survived by her cats, Hayley and Kiki. Family will receive friends Saturday 11:30 a.m. until funeral service at 12 noon at White Chapel Cemetery, Chapel of Flowers, 621 W. Long Lake Rd., Troy. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-549-0500 View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
VITALE BEATRICE T. 88, of Lincoln Park, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. She was born November 4, 1924 in Detroit to Guiseppe and Gracia Bologna. She married Stephen Vitale on September 7, 1943. He preceded her in death on December 31, 1997. She is survived by her sons Stephen (Carolyn) of Lincoln Park, Michael of Brownstown, and daughter Patricia (Craig) Schunck of Marysville. Grandchildren Michael, and Jennifer (Jason Smith) Vitale, Jeffrey, Eric, and Randy Gottler. Great-grandchildren Christian Vitale, Brianna and Drew Vitale. Great-great-grandson Remington Vitale. Also survived by sister Rose Tranchida, sisters-in-law Lee Bologna and Loretta Oleson. Visitation Friday August 23, 1-8 p.m., with Scriptures at 7 p.m. J.L. Peters Funeral Home, 3880 Fort St. Lincoln Park Michigan (313-928-6500). Prayers, Saturday, August 24, 11:30 a.m., at the funeral home. Funeral Mass 12 Noon Saturday at Christ The Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1540 Riverbank, Lincoln Park. Interment, Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. Sign the register book and express your sympathy at www.jlpetersfuneralhome.com
WYBER FLO (NEE BUCHANAN) August 20, 2013, age 78. Beloved wife of the late William and dear companion of Richard Endlich. Loving mother of Mary (Tom) Pecorilla and Dan (Laura) DelBarba. Proud grandmother of Grant Pecorilla, Todd Wyber and Christy Bobco. Adored sister of Kathie Disbennett and sister-in-law of Karen Golovan. Also survived by many admiring nieces, nephews, and friends. Visitation Thursday 3-9p.m. Funeral Friday 11a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd.). Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.