ALLEMAN SARAH JOANN Age 23, of New Hudson, passed away September 30, 2012. She was born on November 22, 1988 to Kenneth and Catherine (Kosnak) Alleman. She was a proud graduate from the College of Creative Studies in Photography. Sarah was very active in the Solid Rock Church of Plymouth. She loved people and animals. She will always be remembered for her radiant smile. She loved life and was very creative. Sarah is survived by her parents: Ken and Catherine Alleman; her siblings: Jim and Cherie Alleman, Joe Alleman; her loving boyfriend Don Ball, her maternal grandfather George Kosnak; paternal grandmother Florence Alleman and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandmother Joann Kosnak, grandfather Donald Alleman and step-grandmother Barbara Fulton. A memorial gathering will be held on October 3, Wednesday, from 3:00-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 4 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 4 at 11:30 a.m. at Phillips Funeral Home, 122 West Lake Street, South Lyon. Memorial contributions may be made to www.invisiblechildren.com. Online guestbook www.phillipsfuneral.com
BANAS GARY E. Age 64, passed away on September 29, 2012 at the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor. A funeral service is planned for Wednesday, October 3, at 11 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Clare. Fr. Bill Rutkowski will officiate with burial following in Surrey Township Cemetery. Friends may visit at the Campbell-Stocking Funeral Home in Farwell, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Gary was born on September 27, 1948, the son of Edward and Stephanie (Workun) Banas in Hamtramck, MI. After graduating High School, Gary proudly served our country with the United States Army, from 1968-1971. He worked as an automotive CAD designer. He had interests in Photographic Historical Societies, and was an avid collector of both Military and Great Lakes Memorabilia. Gary leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Stephanie of Farwell; his brother, Steven Banas (Rebecca) of Oxford; his sister Nancy Densmore (John) of Farwell; and a niece Cherilyn Banas and nephew Bradley Banas. Please share your memories of Gary and condolences online at www.CampbellStocking.com
BOES JOHN F., September 29, 2012, Age 83. Long time Bloomfield Hills resident and retired manager at GM Truck & Bus. Beloved husband of the late Joan. Dear father of John F. (Patti), Paul T. (Victoria), Gayle A. Lindow (Robert), Jill H. McDonnell (Jonathan). Grandfather of 14. Brother of Thomas Boes (Margaret). Long time companion of Jean Backlund. Family will receive friends Wednesday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver) with Scripture Service at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Thursday 11 a.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins at 10:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to Capuchin Monastery, 1820 Mt. Elliott St., Detroit, MI 48207. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
BORBORIAN KATHY September 30, 2012. Age 71 of Riverview. Beloved wife of Abe Borborian. Loving mother of Patty (Scott) O'Donnell and Michael Borborian. Dear sister of Richard (Barbara) Rider, Ralph (Jean) Rider, the late Al Rider and the late Earl Rider. Dearest grandmother of Kelly and Drew. Kathy will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 2-9 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 5900 Allen Rd. (313) 928-2300. Funeral service Friday 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Renaissance Unity Church, 11200 E. Eleven Mile Rd. Warren, MI 48089. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
BRUTON-COUTIS DONNA 58 of Portsmouth died Sunday, September 9, 2012 with her family by her side. Born May 3 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of William and Loretta (Kent) Bruton. She is survived by her husband Timothy Coutis, and her step-son Nicholas Coutis of Providence, Rhode Island. her sister Jacqueline of Detroit, and William Bruton of Wilmington, Delaware. Donna was the sister of the late Denise A. Marshall. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Sophia Academy (sophia-academy.org/make-a-gift), 979 Branch Avenue, Providence RI, 02804. For additional information visit www.memorialfuneralhome.com
BUDZINSKI JACQUELYN age 68, of Livonia; passed away peacefully on September 30, 2012. Jacquelyn attended Holy Cross School of Nursing in South Bend, Indiana. She loved cooking, sewing, and babysitting her grandchildren. She cared about people, her Hospice patients, and always was able to help. She truly put others first. Beloved wife of Ronald Budzinski; dear mother of Joseph (Uyen) Budzinski, Edward Budzinski, Terese (Todd) Rockwell, Kathleen (Robert) Waelchli, Mary Lewis, Ann Marie Budzinski, Daniel Budzinski and his fiancée Carrie; proud grandmother of Jonathan, Alyssa, Madison, Audrey, Madeline, Sydney, Alex, Elain, Aidan, Grace Ann, Erin, Reese; caring sister of Eugene Holewinski. The visitation hours will be Tuesday, October 2, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152. The Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Aidan's Catholic Church, 17500 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48152. Mrs. Budzinski will lie in state at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at Glen Eden, Livonia. Jacquelyn's wishes were to make a memorial in her name to Angela Hospice, 14100 Newburgh, Livonia, MI 48154, in lieu of flowers. Please visit www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com and share a tribute of Jacquelyn.
CHOLAK PHYLLIS J. Age 66, passed away October 1, 2012. She is preceded in death by her parents, Sarah and Samuel Finkelstein, her sister Betty and her brother Jack. She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years James, her beloved children Judy (John) Marasco, Joanne (Jeff) Hayes and Jimmy (Molly), her cherished grandchildren Samuel and Sarah Marasco and Kyle and Trevor Hayes, and also her sister Sharon Stanton. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile Rd, Livonia (between Merriman and Middlebelt Roads). where family will receive friends beginning at 3 p.m. until the service begins. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to be made to the American Cancer Society or Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure Foundation. www.neely-turowski.com
COHEN BEVERLY Beloved wife of Irving Cohen. Loving mother of Bonnie (David) Buonome, Victoria Stephens and Marc Cohen. Cherished grandmother of Christopher Hunn, Brittany (Curtis) Rogers and Dominique Buonome. Adored great grandmother of Daylin Hunn and Mariya Rogers. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
D'ARDUINI ANTHONY March 1, 1984 - September 29, 2012. It is with broken hearts, we announce the sudden passing of our precious son. Anthony sadly leaves behind his loving parents Eugenio and Judy. He is now in the loving arms of his Nonni and grandparents. Loving nephew and cousin of many in Michigan, Italy, Montreal, New York and Windsor, Ontario. Wonderful godson of Paul and Gisa Perciballi and Sergio Viselli. He will be missed by his dog Hendrix and many friends, especially his long-time best friends, Brett and Joey. All Services will be held in Windsor, Ontario Canada. Visiting Thursday 3-5:00 and 7-9:00 p.m. with parish prayers at 4:30 p.m. Funeral service Friday at 10:15 a.m. from Families First Funeral Home, 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church for Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. "And while Anthony lies in peaceful sleep, his memory we shall keep"
DETTLOFF BYRON Age 90, died September 30, 2012. Beloved husband of Genevieve. Loving father of Dianne (David) Gilin, Steven (Kathryn), and Nancy (Normand) Frechette. Dearest grandfather of Daniel, Katlyn, Alan, Ryan, Nicholas and Aimee. Dear brother of the late Carlton (the late Betty) Dettloff. Byron was a member of the UAW and retired from Chrysler after 32 years of dedicated service. Visitation Wednesday 3-8 p.m. with a Scripture service at 7 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 21100 Madison, St. Clair Shores. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Michigan or the Alzheimer's Association. www.kaulfuneralhome.com