BAYON ROBERT A. Age 71, September 19, 2012. Beloved husband of Carol. Dear father of Tina LeGault, Christopher (Christina) Bayon and Jason (Jennifer) Bayon. Step-father of Curt (Rachel Bush) Francis and Catherine (David) Rabbideau. Grandfather of Jeremy, Samantha, Brendan, Brody, Abigail, Sarah, Elizabeth and Joseph. Loving son of Betsy (the late Stanley) Bayon. Brother of John Bayon and Richard (Jennie) Bayon. Memorial visitation 12 noon until time of service 12:30 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2012 at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 21400 S. Nunneley Rd., Clinton Twp., 48035. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn. or St. Luke Lutheran Church. Share a memory at www.bcfh.com.
BOLAND JOSEPH ANTHONY Age 48 of Plymouth, passed away on October 9, 2012. Loving son of the late Kenneth and Joan Boland. Preceded in death by brother Matthew Boland. Survived by his uncles: Anthony (Nancy) Boland, Richard Boland and Charles (Nancy) Boland. Many loving cousins and friends also survive. Funeral service Saturday 10:00am from the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main St, Plymouth. Visitation Thursday from 5:00pm until 9:00pm and Friday 2:00pm until 9:00pm. Interment Holy Sepulchre. Share memories at Schrader-Howell.com
BURK VIRGINIA October 9, 2012. Beloved wife of the late John D. Dear mother Jackie Yeager, Jerry (Deborah) and Steven (Mary). Also survived by four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Resting at the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 42600 Ford Rd., (west of Lilley), Thursday 1-9 p.m. Rosary at 7 p.m. in state Friday 9:30 a.m. St. Thomas a'Becket Church, 555 S. Lilley Rd., (S. of Cherry Hill Rd.) until 10 a.m. Mass. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
BUTALA IRENE Age 67. October 10, 2012. Beloved wife of Larry. Loving mother of Lynn Pode (Michael), Michelle Carlson (Bret), Michael Montgomery (Wendy), and Jeffrey Montgomery (Sonja). Proud grandmother of Aaron, Todd, and Richard Pode; Nicole and Brett Jr. Carlson; Zachary, Rachael, and Michael III Montgomery. Dear sister of Donald Heydens (Barbara). Visitation Sunday 2:00 - 9:00 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave., at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Rosary 6:00 p.m. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Paul Catholic Church, 157 Lakeshore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Humane Society, 7401 Chrysler Dr., Detroit, MI 48211. ahpeters.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. Also survived by Lee (Patricia), Elizabeth and Edward Janice. Predeceased by Stanley John and Evelyn Lennon Janice. Memorial Gathering Thursday, October 11, 3-9 p.m. at the Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230. Funeral Liturgy Friday at 12 noon at St. Bonaventure Monastery, 1820 Mt. Elliot Street, Detroit, MI 48207. In lieu of flowers, please remember Catherine with donations to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org
COLLINS JANET NANCY (NEE FUERST) Age 71 October 6, 2012. Please contact the Northrop-Sassaman Funeral Home, 248-348-1233 or visit our website at northrop-sassamanfuneraldirectors.com
DAGROSO THERESA ANN October 9, 2012 Age 96. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of John. Dear sister of the late Rose Gentilcore and Gloria Brugnano. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 East Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Thursday 2-9 pm. Funeral Friday In state 9:30 am San Francesco Catholic Church, 22870 S. Nunneley Road, Clinton Township until time of Mass 10:00 am. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memories shared at www.bcfh.com
DERIAN EDWARD died peacefully in his home, October 7th, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Edward was born in Detroit Michigan in 1922. He was the eldest child of Arakel and Pegouri (Hintlian) DerBoghosian. The family included his brothers Haig (Alice) and Richard (Nadia) and his late sister Sonia (late Jack) Kezelian. Eddie proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII, as a commissioned officer. He retired from Sears after a successful 25 year career in which he was the top grossing salesman. His retirement included numerous hours of volunteer service at Henry Ford Hospital. Ed loved playing golf and tavloo and spending time with his many friends and family. Edward leaves behind a wonderful legacy in the close and loving family he created with his devoted wife of 64 years, Mary (Jevahirian). He was the proud father of Richard (Jane), Janice (Daniel Toth), Carl (Mary) and the late Gary. Eddie was the cherished grandfather of John, Katherine, Alexandra, Meredith, Michael, M. Edward, Garrison, Anna, Garrett, Christopher, and Cameron and the late Colin. Eddie's love of life and his wonderful sense of humor brought joy to all who knew him and he will be greatly missed. Visitation Saturday October 13 at 3:30pm at the Edward Korkoian Funeral Home, 836 N. Main Street, Royal Oak (248) 541-8325. The Memorial Service will begin at 4:30pm and end at 5:00pm. Edward's family requests in lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Gary Derian Educational Memorial Fund (C/O AMAA 31 W. Century Rd., Paramus, NJ 07652) or Hospice of Michigan (400 Mack Avenue, Detroit, MI 48021). To send a loving message, please go to www.ekfh.net.
DERTINGER ROBERT R. age 71 of Walled Lake died October 9, 2012. Beloved husband of 33 years to Shirley. Loving father of Roger Dertinger. Dear son of Ruth and the late Raymond Dertinger. Brother of Daniel (Barbara) Dertinger, Barbara (Dennis) Goodwin, the late Thomas (the late Barbara) and the late Michael (Dolores) Dertinger. Brother-in-law of Sandy (Paul) Bruckner. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass from St. William Catholic Church 531 Common Street Walled Lake Friday 10 a.m. Memorials to St. John Hospice appreciated. Arrangements by Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, Walled Lake. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com
DiPIERRO SUE (NEE TORRICE) October 9, 2012, age 88. Beloved wife of the late Hugo. Dearest mother of Rose (Bill) Gray, Nancy (Doug) Roe and Dean DiPierro. Loving grandmother of Kelly, Courtney, Nicholas, Benjamin and Paige. Survived by six loving great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Dear sister of Elisa Corrigan and the late Joseph (Sharon) Torrice. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. time of Mass at St. Hubert Church, 38775 Prentiss (between Crocker and Jefferson). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John Providence Hospice appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book " at WujekCalcaterra.com.
GALAS WILLIAM J. "BILL" SR. Age 96, October 10, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia. Loving father of Patricia Hammond and William Galas Jr. Grandfather of six and great grandfather of thirteen. William retired from Chrysler Corporation in Hamtramck after 45 years of service. Visitation Friday from 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the S. K. Schultz Funeral Home, 43300 Garfield (North of 19 Mile Rd.), Clinton Township. Funeral Service Saturday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township, MI. Share your memories at www.schultzFuneralHome.com.
GOLIN LEO age 90 October 9, 2012. Beloved husband of Mary Ann Golin. Loving father of Dr. Art (Mary Ann) Golin, Greg (Donna) Golin, Susan (Frank) Franciosi and Jeff Golin. Eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Brother of Amy (George) Kunzat. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd., (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday 3-8pm. Funeral Mass at St. Hugo of the Hills-Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills, Saturday 10am. Friends may visit beginning at 9:30am. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
GREKIN DR. JOHN Beloved husband of 72 years of Zivia Grekin. Cherished father of Dr. Roger (Linda) Grekin, Linda (David Howard) Shubow and Kenneth (Danny Wood) Grekin. Loving Grandpa "Jack" of Joseph (Jenn McKee) Grekin, Joshua (Deleska Crocket) Grekin and Dr. Emily (Christopher Russell) Grekin. Proud great-grandfather of Lily and Neve Grekin-McKee, Maya and Zoey Grekin, Abigail and Kara Russell. Dear brother of the late Dr. Robert Grekin. Brother-in-law of Shirley Grekin, Ralph and Irene Seltzer. SERVICES 11:00 AM THURSDAY MORNING AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.org
HALVERSON CLIFFORD age 93 of Warren died October 9, 2012. Husband of the late Adeline. Father of Robert (Gayle), Gary (Susan) and Dan (Vee). Grandfather of Lauren, Lindsey, Gared, Kyle and Daniel. Survived by his sisters Shirley Robideaux and Ruby Berg. Funeral Services Saturday October 13, 2012, 11 a.m. at Rudy Funeral Home 25650 Van Dyke in Center Line. Visitation Friday from 3-9 p.m. Burial at Cadillac Memorial Gardens East.
HARRINGTON JAMES "JIM" a resident of Grosse Pointe Woods, age 76 passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2012. Beloved husband of Patricia. Cherished father of daughter Bridget, son Jay (Heather), and grandfather of Madison. Retired FBI Special Agent who loved his family, friends and country. A memorial gathering will begin at 10:00 a.m., immediately followed by a Mass at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, October 13, at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 23401 Jefferson Avenue, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, Tennessee 38148-0142. ahpeters.com
HEALY KATHLEEN October 7, 2012. Age 51. Fiancée of Willie A. Green, Jr. Dear mother of Thomas and Emily Pugmire. Sister of Jack (Mayela) Healy and Patrick Healy. Resting at the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd., Friday 1:00-9:00 p.m. In state Saturday 10:00 a.m. at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 27101 W. Chicago, (at Inkster Rd) until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ann Arbor Veteran's Association would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
HIGHE STANLEY C. 60, of Albion, passed away Tuesday October 9, 2012 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall, Michigan. Visitation for Family and Friends will be Friday October 12, 2012 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224. Funeral Services will be Friday October 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Williams officiating. Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: K.D.A (Kennedy's Disease Association) P.O. Box 1105, Coarsegold, CA 93614 is available at the Funeral Home.
HORRIGAN MICHAEL J. October 9, 2012. Loving son of Rose Anne and the late John. Dearest brother of Candace, Kathleen (James) Kokolakis, Patrick, Timothy (Inga), Stephen, Margaret (the late Robert) Garrigan, Mary (Sean) Kavanagh, Marc, Matthew, Maureen (Joseph) Blair, Eileen (Robert) Waite, Anne Marie, Amy (Carrick) Craig the late Christopher and Martin. Family will receive friends Thursday from 1-8 p.m. with Scripture Service at 7 pm at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 W. Warren, Dearborn Heights. In state Friday 9:30 am at St. Alphonsus Church until time of Mass at 10 am. Share condolences at www.stanleyturowskifuneralhome.com
HYPNAR YVONNE PATRICIA "BONNIE" passed away at the age of 90 on August 30, 2012. She is survived by daughter, Lisa, three sons, Jon, Peter and Mark, and eight grandchildren. Bonnie was an inspiration to all of her children and family members and to the countless people whose lives she touched. She will be greatly missed. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service, sponsored by Residential Hospice, will be held at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church at 5631 N. Adams Rd., Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48304, October 28, 2012 at 2: 30 p.m. to remember Bonnie, in the company of others, whose Residential Hospice's loved ones have died this past year.
KAUFMAN DOROTHY Beloved wife of the late Harold M. Kaufman. Cherished mother of Lauren Botney and Donna (Richard) Weiss. Loving "Grandma Dot" of Jessica and Lana Botney, and Jessica and Jacob Weiss. Also survived by loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. SERVICES 3:00 PM THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE DAVIDSON/ HERMELIN CHAPEL AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com.
KELLER NEAL P. age 72, died October 9 in Clinton Township. Neal is survived his son Robert and wife Dana; brother Michael; grandchildren Anthony, Jamie, and Jennifer Harb. Neal is predeceased by his late wife, Norma and daughters Debbie Keller-Harb and Michelle. Visitation for Neal is Friday October 12 from 2-9 p.m. with the funeral service starting at 7 p.m. at the Lee-Ellena Funeral Home 46530 Romeo Plank in Macomb. A private burial will follow.
KELLEY BYRON, age 79, October 4, 2012. Beloved husband of Beverly. Loving father of Michael (Cheryl Shaw) Kelley, Michael (Rebecca) Slaght, the late C. Douglas Slaght, Kevin Kelley, Kristine (Dennis) Moore, Timothy Kelley and Laura Curtin. Dearest grandfather of Dana, Jennifer, Christopher, Bill, Kevin, Sean, David, Daniel and Keegan. Also leaves two great-grandchildren Alicia and Matthew. Funeral service Saturday 11:00 a.m. at Weise Funeral Home, 7210 Park Ave., Allen Park (313-382-1150). Visitation Friday 1-8 p.m. Entombment Michigan Memorial Park. Memorial contributions can be made to the Michigan Humane Society or St. Jude Hospital. See our online obituary / guestbook at www.weisefuneralhome.com .
KNOLL BETTY E. Age 89, October 10, 2012. Beloved wife of Harold. Dear mother of Janice (Leon) Lannoo. Loving grandmother of Christopher. Funeral service Friday 1 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Visitation Thursday 4-9pm. Private Interment Glen Eden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to St. John Hospice. Mrs. Knoll retired as a Detroit Public School Teacher. ahpeters.com
KOSLOWSKI MARVIN E. Age 70. Husband of the late Geraldine. Son of Mary and the late Marvin. Beloved father of Michelle (Richard) Ruggiero, Kevin (Amy) Koslowski, Dawn (William) Politi. Loving grandfather of Julia, Breanna, Kacie, Kody, Joseph, Isabella, Ryan, and Reagan. Visitation Friday 3pm until 7 pm Service at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (Between 6 and 7 Mile). Contributions to American Legion appreciated. Condolences to www.charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
KURGIN LENA October 8, 2012. Age 97 of Novi, formerly of NW Detroit. Loving wife of the late Norman. Beloved mother of Lester (Suzanne) and the late Gary. Dear sister of Lillian Janis. Dear grandmother of two and great-grandmother of seven. Private services were held. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
LAIL LT. COL. (RET.) LUPERT C. JR. October 6, 2012. Beloved father of Susan Yvonne (Kenneth) McCollum, Natasha "ShaShi" (Rob) Smith, and Michael Lail. Dear grand-father of Megan Blizzard, Ashley Blizzard, Dallas McCollum, Shane Smith, and great-grandfather of Caden Mages, Gabrielle Mages, and Damon Rupert Blizzard. Mr. Lail was predeceased by his parents Rupert and Lena Lail, his sister Yvonne Hewitt, his granddaughter Jessica Blizzard, and his niece Susan Parker. Funeral Services for Mr. Lail will be held at Bass-Smith Funeral Home of Hickory, North Carolina. Memorial donations are appreciated to Christ Lutheran Church, 324 2nd Avenue SE, Hickory, NC 28602. Arrangements entrusted to D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, Warren, Michigan. Share memories at www.Temrowski.com
LAVIN SYLVIA Age 88. October 9, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Patrick. Loving mother of Patricia Combs, Stella (Roger) Isaacson, and David (Laurie). Devoted grandmother of Jennifer, Michelle, Jeremy, Lee, Grant, and Sarah. Cherished great-grandmother of Hannah, Christopher, and Jason. Loving aunt of David (Linda) Dunkerley. Visitation Thursday 5-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Road). In state Friday 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Sylvester Catholic Church. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com.
LENTES ELEANOR T. 79, died October 9, 2012. Eleanor is the beloved wife of the late Robert (d. 2002); devoted mother of Robert, Erich, Christine (the late Ted) Anselmo and Raymond; cherished grandmother of Amber; and dear sister of Margaret Chee, James Simpson and John Simpson. In addition to her husband, Eleanor was preceded in death by siblings, Kay Casse, Mary McGrath, Billy Simpson and Trudy Castonguay. Visitation Friday, October 12, 2-8 pm, with 7 pm prayers, 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 Saturday, October 13, 10:00 am (in state 9:30 am) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23615 Power Rd., Farmington. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial gifts suggested to Society of St. Vincent DePaul at Our Lady of Sorrows, or for Masses. heeney-sundquist.com
LISKA BRIAN K. of Oakland Twp.; October 9, 2012; age 58; Loving husband of Theresa; Devoted father of Laurene, Marcus and Alexandria; Dear son of Vera and the late James; Beloved brother of James (Brigid), Mark (Carol) and Lisa (Ennio) Petrella; Dear uncle of James, Jeffrey, Lucas, Lucy and Michael (Andrea). Dr. Liska practiced emergency medicine at McLaren Macomb in Mt. Clemens. He loved his life and his family and friends. He enjoyed American history, golf, bicycling, having a beer and cigar with close buddies, and most of all he cherished his relationship with God. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012, 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1400 Inglewood, Rochester. The family will receive friends Thursday 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday 2 to 8 p.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Boulevard, Rochester. Memorials may be made to Wayne State University Brain Tumor Research Fund, Attn: G.R. Barger, M.D., Dept. of Neurology, 8D-UHC, 4201 St. Antoine, Detroit, Michigan 48201. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
LYNCH BUDD (FRANCIS) age 95, Passed away on Tuesday, October 9th following a brief illness, but having celebrated 95 wonderful years of life. He now happily joins his beloved wife Thelma and is also preceded in death by sister Margaret Martin, sister Edith Hayes and Frances Lynch, the mother of his six daughters: Janis (Arthur) Ruffino, Valerie Morris, Mary (Tony) Schimizzi, Frances (Bill) Lary, Patricia (John) Lamerato and Lori (Steve) Grieve-Knorr. He will be sadly missed, but joyously remembered by his eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A WWII veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, Budd survived the amputation of his right arm, but not held back, decided to meet life with determination and perseverance. He turned misfortune into a gift and to the very end concentrated on helping so many who encounter challenges. Visitation Friday, October 12th, 12-7 p.m., Rosary 7 p.m. at R.J. Nixon Funeral Home, 2544 Biddle Avenue Wyandotte, MI 48192 (734) 284-1600. Funeral Mass Saturday, October 13th, 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Parish 353 Elm, Wyandotte. In state 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the "Community Foundation for S. East Michigan", memo line "Budd Lynch Endowment Fund". www.nixonfuneralhome.com
MALLORY HELEN JO (FORD) age 71 of Southfield, Michigan passed away on Friday October 5, 2012. she was born in Live Oak, Florida on November 15, 1940 to Willie Ford and Verdall Ford. She was an educator in the Detroit Public School System for 25 years. she is survived by her husband, Charles E. Mallory, Sr., two daughters Wanda R. Ford and Wendy R. Terrell; two sons Ronald K. McDonald and Charles E. Mallory, Jr.; six grandsons two granddaughters, two sisters, two brothers, one step-daughter, one step-son and four step-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday October 12, 2012 at Swanson's Funeral Home, 14751 W. McNichols Detroit, Michigan 3-9 p.m. Family hour begins at 10 a.m. and funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday October 13, 2012 at God's House of Prayer, 12929 Joy Road Detroit, Michigan.
McQUADE JOHN L. October 9, 2012, Age 85. Beloved husband of Bula and the late Jean. Loving father of James (Karen), Mary Anne (Greg) Drouillard, John (Kim) and Kathleen. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m. from the chapel of the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (at Ann Arbor Trail). Family will receive visitors Thursday, 3-9 p.m. Livonia Elks #2246 Lodge of Sorrows at 7 p.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
MICHALAK DENNIS C. 68, of Farmington Hills, died October 10, 2012. Dennis is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Nancy; his cherished mother, Wanda; loving sons, Christopher and Andrew; siblings, David, Janice Knight and Richard; and many nieces and nephews. Sadly, he was preceded in death by his father, Chester. Visitation Thursday, October 11, 2-8 p.m., at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (btw. 9-10 Mile Rds., just N. of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Funeral Mass Friday, October 12, 11:00 a.m. (in state 10:30 a.m.) St. Gerald Catholic Church, 21300 Farmington Rd., Farmington. Memorial gifts suggested to American Cancer Society, cancer.org. heeney-sundquist.com
PAPIERSKI VIRGINIA A. (NEE ZABLOCKI) October 6, 2012, age 86. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dearest mother of Karen (Frank) Gasser and Michele (Doug) Beaudin. Loving grandmother of Garrett and Grant. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Scripture Service Thursday 7 p.m. In state Friday 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. time of Mass at St. Edmund Church, 14025 12 Mile Road (between Schoenherr and Hayes). Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to American Heart Association appreciated. share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
POSTULA IRENE October 6, 2012. Loving wife of the dearly departed Ralph. Dear mother of Ralph (Carol), Mary Lou (Don) Marenda, Paul (Donna) and Patrice (Brent) Avery. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Resting at L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt (at Ann Arbor Tr.) Thursday 2 to 9 p.m. Scripture Service Thursday at 7 p.m. In state Friday at 10:00 a.m. from St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 27101 W. Chicago (at Inkster Rd) until time of the funeral mass 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Capuchins or St. Robert Bellarmine Church would be appreciated.
RICARD PETER L. Age 60, October 9, 2012. Beloved husband of Christine. Dear father of Ian (Melinda), Eric (Kara) and Jessica (Kurt) Roller. Proud grandfather of Isabelle, Isaiah, Ryan, Joelle and Reagan. Visitation at the O'Brien/ Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi 248-348-1800 Friday 2-8pm. Funeral Service Saturday 10:30am at St. James Church, 46325 W. Ten Mile, Novi. Donations may be made to the family. On line sympathy messages at www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
ROGGENBUCK VIRGINIA C. Age 94. October 9, 2012. Preceded in death by Robert and Charles. Loving mother of Emily (George) Rodriguez, Ruth Droppo, Elizabeth, Barbara (William) Chennault and Camilla (Bernard) Arcand. Ten grandchildren and seven great-grand-children. Sister of Raymond (the late Lillian) Sandner. Also survived by nine nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Family suggests memorials to St. Anne's Mead or Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Arrangements by Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, Royal Oak, 248-541-7000. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
ROZECK JOHN M. Age 79, October 8, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Carolyn. Dear father of John (Beth Ann), Jeffrey (Joni) and Martin. Grandfather of Christina, Nicholas, Judy and Jeffrey. Great grandfather of Michael, Brooke, William, Shane, Alexis and Dominic. Visitation Thursday 10am until the 1pm Funeral Service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
RUOHONEN DENISE M. (NEE TOLSON) October 8, 2012. Age 52 of Wayne. Beloved Mother of Rachael. Loving daughter of Joan and the late Edward Tolson. Sister to Donna (Jerry Spain) McKendrick, Lori Amerman, Doug (Pam), Michael and Ron (Rose) Tolson. Services Saturday 3 p.m. at the Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland. Family will receive visitors Saturday 13 p.m. Denise was a beautiful spirit with a loving heart, and will be missed by many. Donations to Angela Hospice appreciated. Please visit and post a tribute at www.uhtfuneralhome.com.
THEUT WILBERT E. Age 102, October 9, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Geraldine. Dear father of Marjorie (Tom) McMillan, Marilyn (Donald) Marcoullier, and Gerald (Rose) Theut. Proud grandfather of eight grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his two great great grandchildren and his sister Mable Scherz. Visitation Thursday 4:00pm-9:00pm and Funeral Service Friday 11:00am at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road (3 blocks east of Van Dyke) Utica. Please share a memory with the family at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
WILLIAMS KATHERINE Age 89 of Warren, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2012. Born Nancy Katherine Kibbler, in Palmersville, Tennessee on April 14, 1923 to parents Ben H. and Dora Hester (Parham). Beloved wife of the late Hugh E. Williams. A loving sister, she was preceded in death by her siblings; Albert, Johnny, Fred, Aubrey, Bennie, Nellie Sue, and Charles. She is survived by her daughters, Carol (Robert) Gibson, Denise (Dennis) Felker, Vera Anderson, Nancy (Pierre) Massoud, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Memorial service Saturday 11 am at Northeast Church of Christ, 15537 E. Nine Mile Rd., Eastpointe 48021. Memorials to Hospice of Michigan are appreciated.
ZIEGLER-TELFER FLORENCE October 5, 2012 Age 99 Passed away peacefully at Eddy Heritage House, Troy, NY. Beloved wife of the late James (40 years) and the late Leo Ziegler (6 years). Mother of Joyce (the late John) Lotarski, James Telfer, Janet (Paul) Troidle, John (Margaret) Telfer. Also survived by 15 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren. Resting at the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail) Friday 4-8 p.m. Rosary 7 p.m. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. at St. Alphonses Catholic Church, 13540 Gould St. (N. of Warren at Schaffer) until time of Mass 10 a.m. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Florence at Our Lady of Grace Church, 73 Midline Rd, Ballston Lake, NY 12019 or Eddy Heritage House Staff Appreciation Fund, 2920 Upper Tibbits Ave., Troy, NY 12180. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com