BERNHARDT CATHERINE M. Age 83, August 1, 2010. Predeceased by parents William L. and Corinne Bernhardt. Brothers Raymond, Edward, Joseph Bernhardt, and Sister Nancy Bernhardt, and predeceased by brothers Ralph and Michael Bernhardt. Several loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday, August 4, 1-8pm Rosary at 7pm at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Inc., 16300 Mack Ave. Grosse Pointe Park. In state Thursday 9:30 am until time of service 10 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1828 Jay Street, Detroit. Procession to Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Beaumont. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org.
BOCK LESTER August 1, 2010. Age 87. Beloved husband of Betty (nee Niswander). Dearest father of Thomas (Carol), Gary, James (Maryann), and Craig (Pam) Bock. Loving grandfather of Tracie, Steven, Tyler, and Carli Bock, David, Brian (Jennifer), and Douglas (Melissa) Carnecki, and Kelli (Joel) Johnston. Survived by five loving great-grandchildren. Dear brother-in-law of James Nicewander. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents George and Clara Bock, two brothers, and one sister. Memorial Visitation Saturday 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. time of Memorial Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Memorials to Hospice of Henry Ford Macomb Team. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
BRANDL LINDA CAROL A resident of St. Clair Shores and former resident of Brighton, died on August 1, 2010 at the age of 60. She is survived by her beloved husband, Bela; son, Jamie (Sarah) Sonneberger; step-children, Joshua, Brooke, and Lauren Brandl; grandson, Joey Sonneberger; mother, Marianne (John) Loudon; sisters, Melody (Marion) Ferrell, Pam (Tom) Awrey, Debbie (David) Sanchez, Becky (Dave) Perri; brother, Bradley (Brenda) Nelson, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Jodee Sonneberger, and her father, William (George) Nelson. A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 E. Main St., Brighton, on Friday, August 6th, at 7 p.m. Friends may visit 2 p.m. until the time of Service. For further information please phone 810-229-2905 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
BUFALINI ADOLPH M. Age 93. August 2, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Emma. Dear father of Gerard (Gail), Marie (Ronald) Nolfi, Martin (Judith) and Gina (Joseph) Viviano. Loving grandfather of Andrew, Laura, Matthew, Christina, Angelina, Guila, Martin, Dante, Elisa, and Robert. Longtime friend of Vita Alvia. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. with prayers 7:00 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores. Memorial Contributions to Pope John Paul II Cultural Center appreciated. ahpeters.com
CICCOMASCOLO JOSEPH JOHN August 2, 2010. Age 79. Dear brother of the late Angeline Carnacchio and Grace Demo. Proud uncle of Joseph Carnacchio, Annamarie Codd, Dominic Carnacchio and Roberta Sokolnicki. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Wednesday 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Thursday at San Francesco Catholic Church, 22870 S. Nunneley Rd. (off Metro Parkway E. of Gratiot) from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. He was a member of Assumption Grotto K of C #13419. Memories to be shared at www.bcfh.com
CLARK CORWIN C. Age 94 died August 2, 2010. Born in Detroit and raised in St. Clair Shores, he resided in Lathrup Village until retirement. He was a purchasing agent for the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Corporation and retired in 1971. Retirement years were shared between homes at Higgins Lake, MI and Boynton Beach, Florida, then Citrus Springs, Florida. He was a member of St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Citrus Springs. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Isabelle Whitehorn Clark. Surviving are spouse, Jane Edwards Clark; three sons, Thomas L., Dr. Terrence C., and James E.; daughter, Susan E. (Moorlag); also eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. The family was served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing. On line condolences may be sent to www.gorslineruncimanlansing.com
COLEMAN MARTHA "MICKIE" August 3, 2010, at the age of 79. Beloved wife of Harvey. Dear mother of Bruce (Wendy). Grandmother of Brooke and Paige. Sister of Betty Weddel and the late Helen Dingman and Robert Hays. Visitation Manns-Ferguson Funeral Home, 17000 Middlebelt (S. of 6 Mile), Friday 2-5 and 6-9 p.m. Service Saturday 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 200 East Main Street, Northville. Share a memory www.mannsfuneralhome.com
CREECH JOHN B. Age 90. Beloved husband of Jane. Loving father of Judith (Stanley) Jendrzejewski. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation at the S. K. Schultz Funeral Home, 43300 Garfield Road, North of 19 Mile Road on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Share your thoughts and memories at www.SchultzFuneralHome.com.
DiGIOVANNI HELEN M., (nee: NOWICKI), age 94, died peacefully August 2, 2010. Formerly of Bloomfield Hills and Troy, Michigan Founding member of the Church of St. Owen. She loved making everything around her beautiful, especially her home and yard. Loving wife of the late Jack. Devoted mother of Delphine McCormick (Jarret), Janice Moore (the late James), and Jacalyn Marcero (Gregory). Caring grandmother of Jeri Lezovich (Christopher), Kelley Moore, Kimberly Dicks (Bradley), Jennifer Doyle (David), John Kowalik (Kristy), Anthony Bedogne, and Joe Bedogne. Also survived by her great-grandchildren, Jack, Sydney, Zachary, Tyler, Greyson, and John. Family will receive friends Thursday 2-8 p.m. at A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver), with Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday 11 a.m. at Church of St. Owen, 6869 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins Friday at 10:30 a.m. Memorial Tributes to Mastokids P.O. Box 253, Blue Point, NY 11715 View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.
DUTZY JESSIE LYNN Age 20, of Sterling Heights, 2008 graduate of Lutheran High School North. Beloved daughter of the late James J. and Tammy (James) Dutzy Lawson. Dear granddaughter of Eugene Sr. and Patricia Dutzy and Edward and Eva Leposke. Dear sister of Joseph R., Elizabeth, Karen A. Lawson and Michael J. Lawson. Family will receive relatives and friends at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors Inc., 3801 18 Mile (NW corner of Ryan) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral Service Friday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment East Lawn Cemetery.
FARACI VINCENT JAMES "JIMMY" July 30th at age 92. Beloved husband of the late Angeline. Loving father of Peter, Vincent (Leslie), Steven, (Susan), and Mary (Dan) Ellis. Proud grandfather of eight. Also , ten great grandchildren. Dear brother of Peter, Fr. Francis, Frances Spanelli and the late Vita, Ann, Mary, Josephine and infant Peter. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, Sterling Heights. Entombment, Cadillac Memorial Gardens East. Donations to Capuchin Monastery. Jimmy was a 1936 graduate from Miller High School. Also a 1976 retiree from Ford Motor Company. Memories to be shared at www.bcfh.com
GEMBARSKI JAMES S. 74, of Port Austin, MI passed away July 31, 2010. He retired from General Motors after 29 years in data processing. He is survived by his brothers, Julius Gembarski (Betty Horiski)of Warren, MI, Edward (Dianne) Gembarski of Grayslake, Ill, Robert (Tara) of Manchester, MI Nickolas (Darlene) Gembarski of Georgia, Michael (Virginia) Gembarski and Mark (Linda) Gembarski, both of Port Austin, MI. Funeral Mass willl be at 11 a.m. August 5, 2010 at St. Micheal's Catholic Church in Port Austin, MI. with visitation 2-9 p.m. on Wednesday at MacAlpine Gage Chapel, 101 Main St., Kinde, MI.
GLOWACKI KATHLEEN "KITTY" FRANCES Age 63, died Sunday, August 1, 2010 at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Born in Hamtramck, MI, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Stella Smyk. Mrs. Glowacki's passion was her family however; all who she met were the recipients of her gifts and love. She was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Smyk. Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Edward Glowacki of Pawleys Island; daughters, Donna Schmittler and her husband Dwayne, Denise Kingman and her husband Chris and Christine Fraser and her husband Kevin all of Michigan; Babcia to Joshua and Aaron Schmittler, Robyn and Nathan Fraser, Kyle and Logan Kingman; brothers and sisters, James Smyk, Susan Smyk, Corrine Mikulin, Edward Smyk and Marlene Jagoda and many loved nieces, nephews and old friends. A Funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church with Father Patrick Stenson officiating with a visitation one hour prior to service. Family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Pawleys/ Litchfield Chapel with a prayer vigil to be held at 7 p.m. Sign the guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com. Memorial donations may be made to Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, 1633 Waverly Rd. Pawleys Island, SC 29585 or to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Ave. N., Suite 101, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. Goldfinch Funeral Home, Pawleys/ Litchfield Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
HAVENER VIVIAN age 94, August 3, 2010. Beloved wife of Clarence. Dear mother of Ron (Tj) Elliott. Mother-in-law of Sally Elliott. Predeceased by Lyn Graves and Terry Elliott. Stepmother of Ken, Ron, Kerry and Brian Havener, Terri Palmer and Leslie Hagler. Grandmother of 21. Great grandmother of 14. She was a member of Teddy Bear Square and Round Club and Haystack Square and Round Club. Visitation Thursday 2-9pm. Funeral Service Friday 10am at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., (between Ford Road and Cherry Hill). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
JOHNSON WESLEY RALPH Former Garden City resident, age 69, of Foley, Alabama, passed away on July 31, 2010. Beloved husband of Judy Johnson, also survived by daughter, Ginnie Johnson Holloway, and sons, Wesley Johnson, Jr., Steven Sic, Thomas Sic, nine grandchildren, brother, Bill Johnson, and sisters, Louise Sayre and Helen Strombaugh. Retired from Ford Motor Co. after 32 years. USMC Veteran. Visitation Friday 3 p.m to 9 p.m. at Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Rd., Dearborn. Saturday visitation prior to funeral services at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association. Memories to be shared at www.voranfuneralhome.com
KELLY MARY ANN Age 57. August 3, 2010. Loving mother of Kristin and Bryan. Dear sister of Michael Bommarito (Nancy) and Rosanne Brugnoni (Raffael). Loving daughter of John and the late Rose Bommarito. In state Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 12 Noon at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores. Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Michigan 21311 Civic Center Dr., Southfield, MI 48076. ahpeters.com
KOSOSKI PATRICIA A. Of Dearborn. Age 69. August 2, 2010. Beloved wife of 52 years to Frank. Loving mother of Chris (Lynne), Tim (Julienne) and Jeanne (Dan) Trainor. Grandmother of 11 grandchildren. Patricia is survived by five brothers. Visitation at Hackett-Metcalf Funeral Home, 2640 Monroe (near W. Outer Drive), Dearborn, Wednesday 4-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7:30 p.m. In state 9:00 a.m. Friday at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Dearborn Heights until the time of the Mass at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Angela Hospice.
KRAUSS CONSTANCE Age 75, August 1, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Dear mother of Kathleen McAllister, Robert (Diane) Jr., and Lisa (Thomas) Werner. Grandmother of eight. Sister of Jackie Urbanczyk, Jeanette Zajac, Carol Schmidt, Richard Zajac, and the late Eugene Zajac. Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday 10 a.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., (between Ford Road and Cherry Hill). Memorial donations suggested to Capuchin Soup Kitchen. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
KRUG CLIFFORD LEO age 84 of Canton, July 31, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Marie. Loving father of William (Patty), Gregory (Nieves), Kenneth, and Alain (Peggy). Loving grandfather of four. In state Thursday. 10 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 47650 N. Territorial (at Beck) Plymouth. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. and Prayer Service at 7 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Interment Parkview Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Detroit Catholic Central High School or Disabled American Veterans (DAV). To share a memory with the family, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
KUCHARSKI HELEN E. August 1, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Henry. Dearest mother of Ceil Murphy, Sue Lyman (Tom), and Henry (Helga). Grandmother of Karen, Ilene, Jerry, Susan, Kathi, Kevin, Brian, and Stephanie. Great-grandmother of Cody, Kyle, Austin, Kaitlin, Mark, Elliot, Kelly, and Benjamin. Sister of Leo Pilznienski. Visitation Thursday 10 a.m. at St. John Neumann. Mass 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Hedwig. Rosary Wednesday 7 p.m. Visitation Tuesday 3-8:30 p.m. and Wednesday 2-8:30 p.m. at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren, 313-271-2500. www.sajewskifh.com