BACILE ANTHONY J. Age 89. October 8, 2012. Beloved husband of Caroline. Loving father of Denise (David) Smith, Michael (Lynn) and Adam (Jan) Bacile, five grandchildren. two great-grandchildren. Memorial Visitation 9:00-11:00 a.m. Thursday. Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Weise Funeral Home, 7210 Park, Allen Park (313-382-1150). Sign online guestbook at www.weisefuneralhome.com.
BOCHENEK JOSEPHINE Age 91, October 8, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Adrian. Dear mother of Lori Varlesi, Larry (Mary Jane) and the late Linda Augustine. Mother-in-law of Robert Augustine. Grandmother of Jason (Shannon), Jennifer, Amanda, Mike, Joseph and Nicholas. Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (Between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In state Thursday 11 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Mass at Church of the Divine Child, 1055 N. Silvery Lane at Wilson in Dearborn. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
BROWN DOLLY DUNITZ Beloved wife of 61 years of the late Bernard B. Brown. Cherished mother of Connie (Tom) Glaser, Richard Brown and the late Barbara Berlin. Mother-in-law of Dr. Alan Berlin. Loving grandma Dolly of Amy Berlin, Jeffrey Berlin, Andrew Berlin, Russell Glaser and Max Glaser. Proud great grandmother of Ethan Moscot. Devoted daughter of the late Max and the late Ethel Dunitz. Dear sister of the late Shirley L. Dunitz, the late Daniel B. Dunitz and the late Saul G. Dunitz. SERVICES 3:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON IN THE DAVIDSON/HERMELIN CHAPEL AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com.
FRANK CLARENCE N. "RED" October 7, 2012 Age 91. Proud veteran of the United States Navy. Graduate of the University of Detroit and board member of Delta Sigma Pi fraternity. Founding member of the Nomads. Retired from General Motors after 40 years. Beloved husband of the late Stefanie. Brother of Dolores Anders (Stanley), Andrew (Leona), Shirley Brinkman (the late Robert), the late Alvina Scarzo (the late Antonio) and the late Cornelius (Jean). Godfather of Gabriella Weston. Also survived by his loving friend of many years, Beba Tawfik (Bertram Weston). Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), Thursday 3-8p.m. Memorial service Friday 11a.m. at St. Patrick Episcopal Church, 1434 E. Thirteen Mile Rd., Madison Heights, 48071. Memorial tributes to the church. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GEISLER EDWARD age 85 of Livonia. Cherished husband of Mary Ann. Loving father of Jan (Paul) Thomas, Eric (Jennifer), Gerianne (Noel) Sawada, Judy (Greg) Zeppa and Edward (Miranda). Proud grandpa of 10. Dearest brother of Mary Elizabeth Fisher. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Visitation will be held at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel, 36100 5 Mile Rd. (E. of Levan) Thursday 2-9 pm with 7pm Rosary. Funeral Friday at St. Edith Catholic Church, 15089 Newburgh Rd. Livonia. In-State 10am, Mass 10:30am. Please visit online guestbook fredwoodfuneralhome.com
GLABACH FRANK C. Age 96 of Southfield passed away Friday, October 5, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Ruth. Loving father of Dale Glabach and G. Frank (Cynthia) Glabach. Dear brother of Robert Glabach. Proud grandfather of Jason, Ryan, Kacey, Amber, Alexis, Alisa, and Ace. In addition to being a former judge, for over 40 years Mr. Glabach was a well-regarded attorney, the minister of Divine Science Church of Practical Christianity in Birmingham, the owner of the now closed "Glabach's" modern art store in Berkley (one of Aretha Franklin's favorite shops), an avid tennis player, and a songwriter par excellence. In the early 1950s, he won the "Songs for Sale" competition. At his appearance on this national TV show, Frank shook hands and chatted with its legendary host, Steve Allen (who created the concept of "talk show" by later becoming the first MC of "The Tonight Show"). Then continuing the show, Frank's award-winning song "Mandolins Played in My Heart" was sung by early Capital Records recording star Margaret Whiting before a full orchestra with mandolins. The family will receive friends Thursday 2-8 pm at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Rd., Berkley (2 Blks. W. of Woodward). Funeral service will be Friday 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will take place at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy. Share your memories at www.sawyerfuller.com
GNAU JOHN R. JR. Age 82. October 9, 2012. Loving husband of Margy (nee Maher) Gnau. Dear father of Katie (Tony) Interdonato, Russ (Kathy) Gnau, Michael (Linda) Gnau, Midge (Chris) Saint, Julie (Jay) Pulte and Mary Lynn. Grandfather of Paul, A. J. and Nick Interdonato, Amanda (Colin) Seguin, Kelsey Gnau, Margaret (Nick) Fluitt, Patrick Gnau, Christopher and Hayley Saint, Katie, Jaynie and Mollie Pulte. Brother of Julie (Dick) Luyckx, Dayton (Renie) Gnau and Connie (Brian) Harris. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Thursday 2-8 p.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Name Church, 630 Harmon, Birmingham, Friday 10 a.m. Friends may visit beginning at 9:30 a.m. Memorials appreciated to Angela Hospice or Manresa Jesuit Retreat. Obituary and Condolences at lynchfuneradirectors.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
HENDERSON DR. HUGH WILLIAM, M.D. passed away on October 2, 2012 at the age of 90 years surrounded by family at his home in Lake Worth Florida. Loving father to Karole August, David (Deceased), Sandra (Stelios) Stylianou. Graduated Wayne State University Medical School 1947. Practiced Cardiology and Internal Medicine for 53 years in Detroit. Post residency for many years in Grosse Pointe. Former member GPYC, Lochmoor, Hunt Club, DYC and Grosse Pointe Senior Men's Society. Served in World War II and Korean War. Past president of WSU School Of Medicine Alumni Association. Initiated the Coronary Control Unit at SJH in the mid 1960's. Had the first patient in SJH when it opened its doors in 1952. Associate Professor WSU School Of Medicine for many years.
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.