ADAMS LORNE Age 89 of Westland, October 2, 2012. Beloved husband of Gladys. Dear father of Christopher and the late Mark. Loving brother of Patrick (Jacquelyn), Neal (Marilyn), Eileen Adams and the late Ray, Norman, James, Margaret Davis and Phyllis Brzynski. Also survived by two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Memorial service Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 34516 Michigan Ave., Wayne. In state 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Please view memorial and send a tribute at www.uhtfh.com.
ADAMS EDGAR M. Age 87, of Hillman, Michigan, formerly of Harrison Township, died October 6, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Mary. He is survived by his loving family and will be forever missed. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Funeral Tuesday at noon at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Special Olympics. Please share a memory of Edgar at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
ANDERSON GREGORY RICHARD passed away on October 5, 2012. Survived by his wife June, brother Robert of Chicago, children, Julie Allred, Charles, Gregory Jr., and Nickolas. Services October 14, from 4-6 pm at Generations Funeral and Cremation Services, 29550 Grand River Avenue, Farmington Hills, MI 48336.
ARNEY FRANKLIN J. Age 81, of Dearborn Heights, Michigan passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2012. Franklin was born and raised in Dearborn Township, MI. Franklin attended Arizona State University. He also served in the US Army in El Paso, Texas. Franklin was a developer of Manufactured Housing Communities. He also owned and operated a fine dining establishment called the Boar's Head Inn. In later years, he also developed a hunting preserve in Mio, Michigan, called Cherry Creek Farms. Franklin was an avid golfer and a life member at Dearborn Country Club. He also was Club Champion at Pipers Landing Country Club in Stuwart, Florida. Franklin's love of the outdoors led him to hunting and fishing excursions in Alaska, Colorado, New Foundland, Canada, Mexico, and the Bahamas. Franklin was the son of Alpha J. and Irene Arney and brother to Donald W. Arney. He will be greatly missed by his soul mate and wife Patricia of 60 years, his two sons, Mark and Jay, daughter Terri and his three grandchildren, Jason, Travis, and Taylor. Family and friends are invited to the Dearborn Country Club from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, October 28, 2012 for the celebration of the life of Franklin J. Arney. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to TheWoundedWarriorProject.org .
BAYS JULIA (NEE FODOR) Of Lincoln Park, died October 4, 2012. Preceded in death by loving husband Stephen L. Bays. Survived by her sons Larry Bays and Gary Bays; brother Frank Fodor; sister Helen Kasper; and sister-in-law Violet Walker. Visitation will be Monday 1-8 p.m. and Tuesday 11-12 p.m. followed by a celebration of the lives of Julia and Steve at 12 p.m. at J.L. Peters Funeral Home, 3880 Fort St., Lincoln Park, MI, (313) 928-6500. Please sign the register and express your sympathy at www.jlpetersfuneralhome.com
BERGER FRANCIS October 3, 2012. Age 83. Beloved husband of the late Suzanne. Loving father of the late James (Susan) John (Jennifer), Rosellen, Steven (Yvonne), Jeffrey (Sherry), Suzanne (Larry) Kuhn, Sharon (Brian) Hodges and Tim (Jennifer). Dear brother of Ann (Eugene) Zagrocki and the late Robert. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (at Ann Arbor Trail) Tuesday, 2-9 p.m., Rosary 7 p.m. In state Wednesday 10 a.m. at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 27101 W. Chicago (at Inkster Road) until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Donations to American Cancer Society of Michigan and St. Francis DePaul Society of Michigan in memory of Francis and Susan Berger would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
BILLBURY ROBERT R. of Clinton Township, passed away on October 1, 2012, at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Judy. Dear father of Dean (Tamie) Billbury and Julie Ann (Carl) Garbarino. Loving grandfather of Robert and Brendan Billbury, and Anthony and Makenna Garbarino. Dear step grandfather of Michael Garbarino and Jessica (Ian) Isman. Memorial Service Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, 49150 Schoenherr Rd. (N. of 22 Mile Rd.) Shelby Twp. Additional visitation on Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Expressions of sympathy can be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
BLANZY CAROL LYNN age 70 of Clinton Township, passed away October 2, 2012. Beloved wife of James. Loving mother of Mark, Kenneth (Heather), Daniel, Karen (Stephen) Lage and Robert (Joan). Proud grand-mother of Patrick, Sarah, William, Emily, Matthew, Michael and Jacob. Dear sister of Norman (Janet) Dick, Cynthia (Robert) Baxt, and David (Maloy) Dick. Funeral Mass Friday, October 12, 2012, at 11:00 am, at Saint Michael Church, 40501 Hayes Rd. Sterling Heights.
BOES MARY Went to be with the Lord on 10/2/12, age 93. Wife of the late Clarence Darcy, Norman Boes. Mother of David, Mary Elizabeth, Ann Marie. Grandmother of 8. Great-grandmother of 2. Mass Monday at Saint Edith, 15089 Newburgh Rd., Livonia, 10 a.m. Final resting place Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 25800 W. 10 Mile Rd., Southfield. In lieu of flowers contributions to Meals on Wheels, Oakland County.
BOWLUS WILLARD H. Age 83, born on May 17, 1929 in Albany, New York and passed away September 21, 2012 in Southfield, Michigan. Beloved father of Ann (William) Gallmeyer and Susan (Brian) Perks. Cherished grandfather of Lisa Perks, Jill Perks, and Thomas Gallmeyer. Mr. Bowlus retired after many years of service from Wico Metal Products. He was also very active with Oakland Hills Country Club for over 30 years and was an active member with Alcoholics Anonymous. Family will receive friends on Saturday October 13, 2012 for a Funeral Service beginning at 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m., at the Sylvan Lake Lutheran Church, 2399 Figa Ave. West Bloomfield, Michigan 48324. Arrangements entrusted to the Union Lake Road Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 1233 Union Lake Road, White Lake. In lieu of flowers memorials appreciated to Alcoholics Anonymous P.O. Box 430809 Pontiac, Michigan 48343.
BRADLEY REV. JAMES October 4, 2012, age 82 of Garden City. Beloved husband of Pansy. Dear father of Terry James, Craig Alan (Dianna), and Jeffrey Scott (Lynn). Brother of Mary Joyce Gulick, Violet Polakowski, Sharon Wolfe, and the late Carol Ann Felker. Also survived by seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral at Fair Haven Baptist Church, 34850 Marquette Ave., Westland, Tuesday 6 p.m. Family will receive friends Monday 6-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-6 p.m. at the church. Family requests memorials to Henry Ford Hospice or MBA (Metro Basketball Assn). Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com.
BRODZIK BECKY ANN Loving wife of 33 years to Ronald Brodzik, Jr. Loving mother to Kimberley (Dan Evans), Kyle (Mary Churilla) Brodzik, and Korey Brodzik. Loving grandmother to Jaxon Evans and Lukas Evans. Loving sister to Debbie (Mark) Billington, Melissa Kurtz, Tracy DeBoer, and Karen (Marty) Berkowitz. Loving sister-in-law to the Brodzik's. Loving daughter-in-law to Ronald and Janet Brodzik. Loving friend to all. Loving aunt. Visitation Sunday 5-9 p.m. and Monday 12 noon until 9 p.m. at Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 S. Main St., Plymouth. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Kenneth Catholic Church, 14951 Haggerty Rd., Plymouth.
BROWN MILNER Age 91. October 5, 2012. Beloved husband of Alice H. Brown for 64 years. Loving father of Ann (Joe) Sartoris, Michael (Bonnie) Brown, Patricia (Paul) McDonald, Wendy (Peter) Sullivan, Susan (Bill) Deetz, Nancy Brown, and John (Leah) Brown. Dear grandfather of 15 and great- grandfather of 19. Brother of Elizabeth Sodt. Mr. Brown was a WWII veteran, and was the founder and former owner of Brown Jig Grinding Company of Wixom. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com.
BURCHART BERNICE M. October 6, 2012. Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Dear mother of the late Cecilia, the late Christine, Kenneth (Tina Kangas), Melanie (Michael) Davidson, Marcia (Mark) Papsun, Maureen (Thomas) Gubert, Ralph (Mary Jo), Mary Elizabeth, Raymond, Stephen, Matthew (Melissa), and Michele (Kevin) McGarry. Loving grandmother of 20 and great-grandmother of 23. Also survived by her sister, Rose (the late Mitchell) Brent. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail) Monday 1-9 p.m. Rosary Monday at 7 p.m. In state 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 23700 Joy Road (E. of Telegraph) until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
CALDWELL WILL M. Passed away on October 5, 2012 at the age of 86. He was born December 9, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan. On September 16, 1950 he married Jeanne Boren. Will retired in 1986 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors for Ford Motor Company, after 33 years of service. After retirement from Ford, he served on the Board of Directors or Trustees for numerous companies and organizations, including Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Bissell Inc., First National Bank, Zurich Holding Company of America, Inc., Harper-Grace Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, and Judson Center. Will took great pride in giving back to his alma mater, the University of Michigan, where he received both his undergraduate degree as well as his MBA. Will and Jeanne continued to show their support in a variety of ways, such as endowing a track scholarship in the athletic department, and making generous donations to the college of Literature, Science and Arts, the Music School, the Ross School of Business, and to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. He was a commissioned officer in the United States Navy where he served during the Korean War. Devoted husband, father and grandfather, Will is predeceased by his late wife of 60 years, Jeanne Boren Caldwell. He was the loving father of Elizabeth, Sarah and Martha, and proud grandfather of Emily, Peter, Laura, Beth, Katie, Tim, and Joe. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 9 at 11 a.m. at the Nie Family Funeral Home-Liberty Road Chapel, 3767 W. Liberty Rd., Ann Arbor. Private interment will follow the service at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday from 1-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to services on Tuesday. In memory of Will, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan. Please visit Will's personal webpage at www.niefuneralhomes.com to sign the guestbook and leave a memory.
CHANDLER HARRY Age 94. October 3, 2012. Beloved husband of Lucille. Loving father of Penelope Moore (David). Grandfather of Donovan Moore. Dear brother of Anne Smith and Betty Lounsbery. Visitation Wednesday 3-7 p.m. at Christ Church Grosse Pointe, 61 Grosse Pointe Blvd., Grosse Pointe Farms. ahpeters.com
CLARK KAREN born October 11th, 1951 in Fairview Park, Ohio to Ann Kierczynski. A graduate of Fairview Park High School and Akron Secretarial Institute. Careers as Administrative Assistant, Legal Secretary and Executive Secretary in New York and Washington D.C. Married May 24th, 1976 to J. Thomas Clark, former Chairman (retired) of BBDO Detroit and Vice Chairman of BBDO Worldwide. Surviving are her husband and sons Spencer, Scott and Cole all of Michigan, and her brother Robert Kierczynski of Ohio. Mrs. Clark a devoted mother, wife, and friend, was very active in many Southeastern Michigan Charities including Hospice, The Leukemia Society, the Boys and Girls Club, Red Cross, and the JP McCarthy Foundation to name a few. She and her husband Tom were honored as Co-Chair's of the Junior Diabetes Foundation "Evening of Brilliance" in 1990, the B'Nai Brith Great American Traditions Award the same year, and the Boys and Girls Club of SE Michigan "In Celebration" Award in 2000. A Mass and Memorial will be celebrated on Monday, October 8th at 11am at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Road in Bloomfield Hills. No Charity contributions are requested, Altar flowers for the Mass are encouraged and may be delivered to the chapel Monday after 10a.m. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
CLYNE CATHERINE E. (NEE JANICE) October 6, 2012. The caregiver of others is now in the care of her God. Left behind suddenly to carry on her love are her husband Michael, children: Caitlin Erin and Sean Padraic. Predec-eased by Stanley John and Evelyn Lennon Janice. Also survived by Lee (Patricia), Elizabeth and Edward. Memorial Gathering Thursday, October 11, 3-9 p.m. Funeral liturgy Friday at 12 noon at the Capuchin Monastery, 1820 Mt. Elliot Street, Detroit, MI 48207. In lieu of flowers, please remember Catherine with donations to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org
CRAWFORD JUNE M. (SHAPPEE) Age 61, of Monroe, died Thursday, October 4. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Sunday at Rupp Funeral Home, Monroe. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Catholic Church. Born March 15, 1951 in Detroit, she was the daughter of James and Lois (Smith) Shappee. She married James P. Crawford on June 25, 1971 in Detroit. June was a member of the "Benny Babes Social Club" in Detroit. She is survived by her husband, three daughters, six brothers, a sister, and four grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent through www.ruppfuneralhomeinc.com.
DerVARTANIAN MATTHEW S. Age 65. Beloved son of the late Andrew and the late Eleanor. Loving brother of Mary (the late Mike) McComb and Mark (Marcia) DerVartanian. Dear uncle of Lisa (Gordon) Babcock, Nick (Alicia) Cacicedo, Rick (Michelle) Cacicedo, Andrew II (Cindy) DerVartanian, Kristen (Eric) DerVartanian-Evans and great uncle of Mackenzie, Dylan, Chris, Emily, Max, Madeline and great-great uncle of Ryder. Cherished nephew of Roxie (Ted) Sahakian, Ardis (Roger) Gregory, the late Anna DerVartanian and the late Esther Jeanne Oliver and their families. Visitation Monday 2 p.m.-8 p.m. with 7 p.m. service at the Edward Korkoian Funeral Home, 836 N. Main Street, Royal Oak (248) 541-8325. In lieu of flowers to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. To send a loving condolence or message, please go to www.ekfh.net.
DESSELLES SHIRLEY Age 58, October 5, 2012. Beloved wife of Terry. Dear mother of Jessica (Joseph) Oliver and Chelsea. Grandmother of Cheyenne Desselles-Erdman. Daughter of Sarah (Sheldon 'PeeWee') Worthy. Memorial gathering Monday 12 Noon - 6 p.m., memorial service at 6 p.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (btwn. Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
ERBIN CASS (SWIERZBIN) Formerly of Metro Detroit, passed away on October 4, 2012 at the age of 85 by Reed City. Loving husband of the late Irene and second wife Jane. Cherished father of Deb (Ken) Normand, Elizabeth (Terry) Firby, and John (Angie) Erbin. Dear grandfather of four and great-grandfather of two. Visitation Sunday 4-9 p.m. with Rosary Service 7:30 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh Rd., Livonia. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
FESTIAN CHARLES W. JR. 69, of Cape Coral Florida went peacefully to be with his Lord, Thursday, September 13, 2012. Beloved husband of Kay, survived by his mother Lydia and his siblings Jerry (Pam) Festian and Susan (Ron) Sipp. Missed by his sons Greg (Diane) and Jeff (Stephanie). Adored by his five grandchildren Amber, Lydia, Adam, Jackie and Korey. Interned in Florida. Contributions in his memory can be made to his choir Sounds of Florida, PO Box 101571, Cape Coral, FL 33914.
FRINCKE SANDY (NEE KENNEY) age 58, of Southfield, died September 24, 2012 at her home. She was born June 18, 1954 in Lansing. Beloved wife of Larry. Loving mother of Jackie Monette. Cherished daughter of Bob and Arvis Kenney. Dear sister of Judy Preston and Tom Kenney. Sandy loved spending time with her daughter, Jackie, and Husband, Larry. She was skilled with the art of sewing, quilting, and enjoyed tending to her lily garden. She was an active member of the D.A.R., Troy Garden Club, Herb Society, Michigan Regional Lily Society, BUC Potpourri Book Club, and Birmingham Unitarian Church. Amazing and lovely she'll remain in our hearts. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 13th at 11 a.m. at Birmingham Unitarian Church in Bloomfield Hills. Memorials to the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries or The Crossnore School Crossnore, NC appreciated. Arrangements by Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, Royal Oak 248-541-7000. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
FRITZ MARK WAYNE of West Bloomfield, passed away October 2, 2012. Beloved son of Barbara Fritz and the late Charles Fritz. Brother of Tim (Ann), Jock (Patti), Niki Gleason (Kevin), Becky Willis, Charlie (Suzy), and cherished uncle of eighteen nieces and nephews. Mark enjoyed and excelled in a 37-year career in Broadcast Sales with ABC, FOX, and retired from Westwood One Radio Network in 2008. He was an accomplished acoustical guitarist and pianist, collected and sold museum grade antiques, enjoyed golf, landscape design and care, and played basketball throughout his entire life. The Walnut Lake area kids will sorely miss a 6'6" Mark playing Count Dracula at his front door on Halloween. For further information, please call A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-362-2500.
GIANCOTTI ELIZABETH born July 26, 1924 and passed away October 5, 2012. Loving sister of Rachel Palermo. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Monday 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, 32340 Pierce, Beverly Hills. Visitation at church begins at 9 a.m. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-362-2500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GIANKULIS PANDORA October 5, 2012. Age 90 of Dearborn. Beloved wife of Stavros. Loving mother of Irene (Les) Forster, Delphine (James) Connor, Deborah Giankulis, and George Giankulis. Dear sister of Andreas Gioskos, Socrates Gioskos. Dearest grandmother of Matthew Forster. Pandora will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 2-9 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. from the Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Road, (313) 278-5100. In state Monday 10 a.m. with an 11 a.m. Funeral Service to follow at St. Paul Orthodox Cathedral, 700 Beech Daly, Dearborn Heights. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Paul Orthodox Cathedral. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com.
GILBERT VIRGINIA I. Age 90. Beloved wife of Cecil D. Dearest mother of Gail Gilbert and Kevin Gilbert. Loving grandmother of Michelle (Thomas, Sr.) Richmond and the late James Gilbert Dortch and great-grandmother to Brian Dortch, Jessica Richmond and Thomas Richmond, Jr. Dear sister of Betty Lois Sutfin. Visitation Monday and Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with a Funeral service Tuesday 7 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Rd., Warren. Burial Wednesday 1 p.m. at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI. ahpeters.com
GLIDDEN LeROY "ROY" passed away on August 26, 2012 at the age of 89. He was proceeded by his loving wife Virginia (Flewelling) Glidden. Beloved father of Christy (William) Painter and Bradley Glidden, he is also survived by grandchildren Jennifer Rudloff, Scott (Mileana) Glidden, Holly Painter, Amy (Richard) Magoon and Kevin Painter; and five great-grandchildren. Roy was born on August 15, 1923 in Ludington, Michigan. He served in the Army Air Corp with the 339th Fighter Squadron during WWII and was the proud owner of several successful businesses. Memorial services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on October 27, 2012 at Waterford Central UMC, 3882 Highland Rd. Waterford, MI. Memorials appreciated to Cure Alzheimer's Fund or Disabled American Veterans.
GLOWACZ GREGG D. October 4, 2012, Age 56, peacefully at his home in Royal Oak. With Gregg there was never a dull moment, he lived life to the fullest, he traveled the world with his lovely bride, Victoria, and was still honeymooning after 28 years. Loving uncle of Scott, Christopher, Mike and Charlie. Brother of Gary (Barbara). Also survived by his therapy dog, Bruiser. Memorial Mass Saturday, October 13, 2012, 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 13500 Oak Park Blvd., (at Coolidge), Oak Park. Visitation at church begins at 9:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to Paws with a Cause, 4646 Division Ave. S., Wayland, MI 49348. A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, (248) 549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GOERKE SHIRLEY ADELINE Of Redford Twp, Michigan, September 20, 2012, Age 88. Beloved wife of the late Richard Robert "Pick" Goerke for over 50 years. Loving mother of Barbara (the late Daniel) Scheck, Carl (Cynthia Harris), and the late Martin Robert Goerke. Survived by 13 grand-children; 17 great- grandchildren; and a large extended family. Predeceased by her great-granddaughter, Kendall Lowery. Memorial Service at 11 a.m., on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Dearborn Heights, Michigan. Visiting will begin at 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service. For more information please visit www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
GOODWIN DENNIS K. Age 68, of Northville, died September 29, 2012. Dennis is survived by his beloved wife of 21 years, Denise; his loving daughters Tracy (Ashraf Alarabi) and Kelly (Craig Larson); his cherished grandchildren Jacob, Asmaa, Rasheed, and Ayman; his nephews, Kelton and Michael VanHollebeke. Dennis is preceded in death by his parents, Kelton "Ket" and Katherine "Kay", and his dear sister Sharon VanHollebeke. Memorial Service, Saturday, October 20th, 12:00 noon at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (between 9-10 Mile Rds; N. of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Dennis' family will receive guests Saturday 10 am until the noon service. Memorial tributes suggested to Michigan Humane Society or National Rifle Association. heeney-sundquist.com
GREENING DONALD A. age 80 of Beverly Hills, passed away October 4, 2012. Beloved husband of Patricia. Loving foster father of Ronda (Nick) Majaran. Dear foster grandfather of Miles and Lois. Brother of Robert (Mary) and Charles (Marilyn) Greening. The family will receive friends Tuesday at St. David's Episcopal Church, 16200 12 Mile Rd., Southfield (West of Greenfield) from 10:00 a.m. until the Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. Memorials may be made to the Donald Greening Memorial Fund and appreciated by the family. Arrangements with Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 248-398-6500. Share a memory at www.sawyerfuller.com.
HAAS PATRICIA A. (NEE NALIPI) October 3, 2012 age 60 of Hawaii, formerly of Dearborn Heights. Dear wife of Ted. Beloved mother of James, and John Tourle, and loving step-mother of Cheryl Connolly, and Daniel (Debbra) Sweet. Loving sister of Michael (Patty) Nalipi, and Cherl (David) Skrobot. Proud grandmother of Brandon and Alora. Private services were held. To share memories, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
HARTWIG JILL 53, passed away Thursday, October 4th. She is survived by husband Tim Hinchman, mother Jean Hartwig, siblings Jim Hartwig, Jack Hartwig, and Jan Burrows. Arrangements are available on the Gramer Funeral Home website at www.gramerfuneralhome.com.
HAUKE KEITH, age 95, of Marine City, died gently on October 5, 2012 with family in attendance. He married his wife Catherine in April of 1949. She preceded him in death on March 11, 2011. He is survived by his children; Kathleen (Joe) Moran, Marcia (Tom) Henke, Douglas (Lanora) Hauke, Wendy (Francis) Ladensack, Lorel (Gerald, Jr.) Bradshaw, Kevin (Bonnie) Hauke; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 13, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, St. Clair. The family will receive visitors from 10 to 11:00 a.m. at church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Congregational Church Building Fund. Arrangements by Young Funeral Home, China, MI. www.youngcolonial.com
HERMANN LARRY RALPH Age 70 of Ferndale. October 5, 2012. Loving brother of Clement (Janice) Hermann, Carolyn (Virgil Boots), and Delores (Dale) Mazure. Special friend of Bonnie Quinn. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Larry was a 1960 Graduate of St. Mary's High School in Royal Oak and a 1965 Graduate of MSU. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. service at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd., Rochester. Interment Lakeville Cemetery. Suggested memorials to Grace Center of Hope. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
HOYLES LOUISE WINIFRED FORRESTER age 93, of Grosse Pointe and Lansing, MI, passed away on October 1, 2012. She was born April 1, 1919 to LeRoy and Mabel Forrester (Zimmermann). She graduated from Grosse Pointe High School in 1937 and worked at the J. L. Hudson, Co. She married Ronald Hoyles on September 3, 1949. She was best known for her love of knitting, crocheting, and needlepoint. She spent many years teaching others to enjoy those crafts. Also, she enjoyed bowling and golf, and was active in both until she was 80. In addition to her family, her greatest joy in her later years was her toy poodle, Annie. She was preceded in death by her husband Ronald in 1995. She is survived by her daughters, Christine Hoyles of Walnut Creek, CA, and Janet Spalding of Royal Oak, MI; and her grandchildren, Devon Diebel (James) of San Francisco, CA, and Thomas and Jonathan Spalding of Royal Oak, MI. At her request, a private funeral service has been held. A.J. Desmond & Sons 248-549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
HUGHES-NAGY SHIRLEY ANNE, age 73 of Southfield, passed away October 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late John R. Hughes (1978) and Donald Nagy (2008). Loving mother of Shelli Hebert, Rob (Sherri) Hughes and James (Dawnna) Hughes. Dear step-mother of Laura (Todd) Hill and Donald (Susie) Nagy. Dearest sister of Carol (Lance) Vieau and Janice (Phil) Piche. Beloved grandmother of Amanda and Samantha Hebert; Austin, Cody, Nate and Reece Hughes; Morgan and Taylor Hill; Stephen, Andrea and Elizabeth Nagy. Loving aunt of Nicole Ward, Phillip, Patrick, Amy-Beth, and Jason Piche. Visitation Monday 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday 3-8 p.m. at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 Twelve Mile Rd., Berkley (2 blks. west of Woodward). Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial White Chapel Cemetery. Memorials suggested to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Share memories at www.sawyerfuller.com .
HYDO MARGARET M., age 92. October 5, 2012. Beloved wife of the late George Hydo. Loving mother of William (Mary) Grain, Alan (Cathy) Grain, and Debra (Jesse) Caudill. Dear grandmother of 14, great-grandmother of 18, and great-great-grandmother of four. Visitation at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Avenue, Novi, 248-348-1800, Tuesday, October 9, from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Michigan Humane Society or www.michiganhumane.org. Online condolences may be made to www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
IGNASH GERALD E. 79, died October 5, 2012. Gerald is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Barbara; sons, Gerald (Cynthia), James (Cathy), and John; daughter, Debra Amato; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert and Paul. Gerald was preceded in death by his two brothers and two sisters. Visitation Sunday 5-8 p.m. and Monday 3-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (between 9-10 Mile Rds., just N of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Funeral Mass Tuesday, October 9, 10 a.m., (in state 9:30 a.m.) at the Servant Church of St. Alexander, 27835 Shiawassee, Farmington Hills. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. heeney-sundquist.com
JUSTEN JAMES M., age 90 of Brighton formerly of Bloomfield Twp., died October 4, 2012. Beloved husband of 65 years to Vada. Loving father of Janice (Michael) Cook, Joan (Timothy) Houran, Jane (Randy) Evans, Jennifer (Tim) Lynch, Josey Dovichi, James (Kathy) Justen, Jr. and June (Michael) Keane. Also 19 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, three brothers and two sisters. Preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews extended family members and friends, including his wonderful caregivers Lulu, Ellen and Sherry. Funeral Mass from St. Patrick Catholic Church, 711 Rickett Rd., Brighton, MI, Monday 10:30 a.m., in state 9:30 a.m. Interment St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Brighton. Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (3 blks. S. of Maple Rd.), Sunday 2-9 p.m., Vigil service 7 p.m. Memorials to the Lewy Body Dementia Association or the charity of donor's choice appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com
KALLEN BEATRICE Beloved wife of the late Abraham Kallen. Cherished mother of Michael (Maria), Marshall (Patti), David (Glenda) and Barry (Jessica). Proud grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of 15. Private services completed.
KELLY MARIA ROSA (HARLESS) Age 52, October 5, 2012. Survived by beloved husband of 30 years, Robert Bryan Kelly and sons Charles Patrick Kelly (Brittany) and Robert Bryan Kelly Jr. (Christine). Dearest daughter of Charles and Annamaria Harless. Dear sister of Bianca Doud (Charles) and adored aunt of Anna Centi (Marco) and David Doud. Cherished great-aunt to Alessandra ("Baby Dumpling") and Bianca ("Jellybean"). Maria joins in heaven her grandmother, Bianca Metafora. Viewing at Dryer Funeral Home, 101 First St., Holly, MI 48442, Monday 2-9 p.m. Funeral services held Tuesday 10 a.m. at St. Rita's Catholic Church, 309 E. Maple, Holly, MI 48442. Fino a quando ci incontriamo di nuovo, vivi nei nostri cuori, (until we meet again, you will live in our hearts).
KOMASARA HENRY age 92, October 5, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Christine for 64 cherished years. Loving father of Diane (Clyde) Scoles, Jane Komasara, Sally (Scott) Edwards and Joseph (Jane) Komasara. Proud grandfather of five and great-grandfather of five. Served in the Army Air Corp during WWII and the US Air Force during the Korean War. Henry worked as a machinist for Westinghouse Electrical in Detroit for 38 years. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.) 54880 VanDyke @ 25 Mile Rd. Rosary 7:00 p.m. In state Thursday 10:30 a.m. at St. Clement of Rome Church 343 S. Main St, Romeo, until Mass, 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Henry's honor would be appreciated to Hospice of Michigan - 888-247-5701/www.home.org. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com
KORTE ALOYSIUS J., JR. September 27, 2012. Age 81. Retired co-owner at A & F Wood Products. Beloved husband of the late Patricia. Dear father of Judy (Larry) Richardson, Mary (Bill) Daughtery, late Aloysius Korte III (d.1987), Donna (Todd) Rickerd, Patrick (Lori) Korte, Steven (Dina) Korte, Jason (Jennifer) Korte. Survived by grandchildren, Larry, Andy, Justin, Lisa, Jessie, Jacob, Lyndsey, Chelsey, Faith, Madison, A.J., Emma, Hailey, Sydney, Shane; great-grand-children, Noah, Gloria, Lilly. Also survived by wife Marilyn James; dear sister of the late Marion Stein, Dorothy Wojciewhowski, the late Frank Korte and Chuck Korte. Private Gravesite Service will take place at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery in Posen, MI. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Hospice of Michigan.
LANGMO NANCY M. Age 57, September 24, 2012 of St. Clair Shores. Loving mother of Deanna DeGasperis, proud grandmother of Jason and also survived by her siblings Edward (Katie) Eggly and Mary Ellen (Doug) Dawson. A memorial service will be held on October 11th, 2012 at the Pixley Funeral Home, 322 W. University Dr., Rochester, MI 48307 at 7:00 p.m. with memorial visitation from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. (time of service). Donations are suggested to the Gift of Life Michigan Eye Bank, 3861 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Please share condolences with the family at www.pixleyfuneral.com
MacEACHERN ELIZABETH "BETTY" (NEE: GILLIS) Age 86 of Grosse Pointe, died Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at Beaumont Hospital in Grosse Pointe. She was born on December 5, 1925 in Port Hood, Nova Scotia, Canada, daughter of the late Duncan and the late Margaret (nee: MacDougall) Gillis. She leaves behind her eight sons and their spouses: Greg (Sue), Doug (Kim), Leonard (Theresa), John (Nikki), Ken (Judy), Michael, Duncan (Peggy), and Lloyd (Mary), and the father of her children Duncan A. MacEachern. She was the dear grandmother of fifteen. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Also surviving are Betty's siblings: John Gillis, Cele Pellerin, Lillian Blondell, and Rose MacDonald. A Memorial Service and Celebration of Betty's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10th at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan. Family and friends will be received starting at 9:30 a.m. Donations can be made in Elizabeth's name to the Capuchin Monastery. Arrangements were entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile Rd) in Warren. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com.
MACERI JOSEPH Age 82, October 5, 2012. Loving husband of Marta. Beloved father of Ann (Lou) Mastrofrancesco, Joseph Cecchini and Cheryl (John) Rabb. Grandfather of Lou, Angela, Marta, Gina, and Angela. Great- grandfather of Gianna and Nina. Brother of Peter (Joann) and John (Carol), and the late Grace (the late Joe). Visitation Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-9 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 W. Six Mile, Livonia. In state Wednesday 9 a.m. until his Funeral at 9:30 a.m. at St. Aidan Catholic Church, 17500 Farmington Road, Livonia. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Angela Hospice or to the American Heart Association. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
MALONE EILEEN M. (NEE RISDON), age 87, died peacefully at her home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, a former resident of Farmington and Detroit. Eileen was born on March 31, 1925, to Edmund and Mary (Lordan) Risdon, in Detroit. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas A. Malone. Dear mother of Timothy (Janet), Patrick (Shari), Nancy and Mary (David) Johns. Also a loving grandmother to seven and great-grandmother to four. She is also survived by her sister Barbara (John) Ryan. Eileen was an avid swimmer most of her life and she was employed by the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Ft. Lauderdale, for almost 30 years and continued to be employed up to the time of her death. Eileen will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her. A private family memorial service is planned. Donations to the International Swimming Hall of Fame, 1 Hall of Fame Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33316, in remembrance of Eileen, would be appreciated by the family.