ALLEN RALPH JAY November 5, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Jane. Loving companion of Pat Wilson. Dearest father of Sheryl (Jeff) Thompson and Crystal (Jon) Lopez. Loving grandpa of Henry. Dearest brother of Leon and Jimmy. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 1-8 pm at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 W. Warren, Dearborn Heights. Funeral Thursday 11 am at the funeral home. Share condolences at www.stanleyturowskfuneralhome.com
BARNS DAVID A. Age 30, of Royal Oak, formerly of Goodrich, died Sunday, November 4, 2012. David was born on July 14, 1982 in Flint, Michigan to Gary and Stacey Barns. He graduated from Goodrich High School in 2000, and earned his Bachelors degree from University of Detroit Mercy in 2004 and also his Masters degree in 2006. Dave played basketball at Goodrich High School and later at UDM. He returned to coach the J.V. Team at Goodrich High School and was employed by the Detroit Pistons Basketball Camps and Clinics. Dave loved watching Detroit sports teams and was an avid U of M fan. He was employed with TEKsystems of Southfield. Dave loved life and was like a brother to all who met him. He is greatly loved and will be profoundly missed. Surviving are his wife Lindsey; his parents Gary and Stacey (Sollman) Barns; sisters Sarah (Chad) Abbey and Maribeth Barns; nieces Camryn and Raegan Abbey; grandparents Douglas and Jennie Sollman; father and mother-in- law Chuck and Anne Callewaert; sister-in-law Sarah Callewaert; and a brother-in-law Sean Callewaert. He is also survived by three uncles and many other relatives, as well as a host of friends. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Stand Up To Cancer at www.standup2cancer.org. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, November 9, 2012 at St. Hubert Catholic Church, 38775 Prentiss Street, Harrison Township, MI with Monsignor Ricardo Bass officiating. David will lie in state at the church Friday at 10 a.m. The family will also receive friends Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Hill Funeral Home, 11723 S. Saginaw St., Grand Blanc. Condolences may be shared online at www.hillfh.com. FAITH ~ HOPE ~ LIFE.
BIZZOCCHI ELVIRA "VERA" (NEE SIMONE) November 3, 2012. Age 71. Beloved wife of Frank. Loving mother of Carla (Bradley) Brawner and Mark Bizzocchi. Proud grandmother of three grandsons. Vera was predeceased by her parents Albert and Madeline (Santavicca) Simone. Dear sister of Rosalie (Bert) Mastronardi, Frank (Angela) Simone, Regina (Philip) Shibley, and the late George Simone. Vera is survived by many nieces, nephews, great- nieces, and great-nephews. Vera and her husband have owned a concrete products company for 42 years. She was a member of Bariscianotti Italian Club and San Marino Club Ladies Auxiliary. Vera was a kind and generous individual who quietly helped many who were in need. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 East Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr), Tuesday 3-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. with evening prayers at 7 p.m. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10 a.m. at San Francesco Catholic Church, 22870 S. Nunneley Rd. (East of Gratiot), Clinton Township, MI. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Care House-Macomb County. Memories shared at www.bcfh.com
BLOCH RICHARD November 5, 2012. Age 80. Beloved husband of Jeanne. Dear father of Cheryl (Gary) Corte, Brenda (Gary) McDaniel, Kenneth (Linda), Gregory (Barbara), and Diane (Steve) Lamanen. Also survived by one brother, three sisters, 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail), Wednesday, 5-9 p.m. Scripture service 7 p.m. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. at St. Damian Church, 30055 Joy Rd. (W of Middlebelt) until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
BOLTON RUSSELL P., M.D. Age 90, died on November 3, 2012. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Nancy Ann, and is survived by his beloved family, his wife of 36 years, Mary Jane, daughters Suzanne (Jim Hartline), Mary Beth (Dan O'Connell), Janet (Robert Glenn), Barbara (Kerry West), son Philip Bolton, step-daughter Karen (Joseph Perzan), step-son Gary Morse (Diane), grandchildren Kara (John Noto), Patrick O'Connell and step-grandson Michael Cohen. Dr. Bolton graduated from Wayne State Medical School in 1945 and served in the U.S. Navy. He was a physician on staff at Mt. Carmel Hospital and practiced medicine in northwest Detroit for many years until 1985 when he left practice to work for the State of Michigan and retired in 1998. A memorial Mass will be said at 10 a.m. on November 8, 2012 with family visitation 9:30 a.m. at St. Regis Church, 3695 Lincoln Road in Bloomfield Hills. Donations in memory of Dr. Bolton may be made to the Wayne State Medical School.
BOYER ROBERT CAMPBELL Age 97, died November 3, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Edith. Loving father of Judy (Bruce) Campbell, Patricia (Peter) Williams, William (Deborah) Boyer, and Nancy (Douglas) Fryer. Proud grandfather of Kevin, Jessica, Hope, Henry, and Ian. Preceded in death by his brothers, Harold and Donald Boyer, and his sister, Dorothy Whitely. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks (between 14-15 Mile Rds.), Thursday 4-8pm. Funeral at Kirk in the Hills, 1340 W. Long Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills, Friday 11am. Friends may visit at church beginning at 10am. Memorials appreciated to Camp Westminster on Higgins Lake, or Beaumont Foundation Cardiac Rehabilitation Fund. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
COURVAL KAREN GAIL Beloved wife of Gary Courval. Cherished mother of Max William Courval and Nia Lauren Courval. Loving daughter of Lynne (the late Eli) Master and Dale Silverberg. Dear sister of Alan (Beth) Silverberg and Margo Mintz. SERVICES WEDNESDAY 12:00 NOON AT BIRMINGHAM TEMPLE. INTERMENT AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
CULLEN KATHLEEN ANN Age 84. Born December 11, 1927. Up until this past year a resident of Lexington, MI, formerly of Detroit and Redford. Kathleen passed away gracefully on November 4, 2012. Preceeded in death by beloved husband Donald Leo Cullen and daughter Sheila Elizabeth Cullen. Dear mother of Anna (Kirk) Rado, John (Karen) Cullen, Peggy (Michael) Lafferty, Linda (James) Fetty and Anthony Cullen. Grandma of Mike, Ryan, Melanie, Matt, Hans, Evan, Danielle, Sean, Eric and Adam. Great-grandma of Erin, Aidan, Jacob, Fiona and Jackson. Sister of Molly (Leo) Roux, Jo (Jerry) Roux, and the late Margie (Tom) Horton and Bill (Carol) Stack. Aunt of 40 nieces and nephews. Kathleen grew up in Redford, MI area and later raised her family in Northwest Detroit. Kathleen retired with her husband to Lexington, MI. She loved her family and friends, enjoying any get together and helping her community. Visitation Tuesday, 1-8 p.m. at L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd (at Ann Arbor Trail). Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
de BEAR ESTELLE C. November 4, 2012, age 82, of Plymouth. Best friend and loving wife of Richard. The best and cherished mother of Richard (Wendy), Diana (Ralph) Fortson, Patricia (Mark Talkington) de Bear, Robert (Jane) de Bear, Christopher (Cathy), and Nancy (Gerald) Naski. Proud grandma of Michael, Matthew, Melanie, Christopher, Adam, Kevin, Brett, Ashley, Kristen, Emily, Nick, Alex, and Julie. Great-grandma of McKayla. Dear sister of Joseph Grandon. Visitation Wednesday 5-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd., (between Sheldon and Beck), Plymouth. In state Friday 10 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 47650 N. Territorial Rd., Plymouth. Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army-Plymouth, 9451 S. Main St., Plymouth, MI 48170 and The Salvation Army Disaster Relief, Hurricane Sandy Relief, P.O. Box 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301. Interment at Riverside Cemetery. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
FABBRI ALBERT November 5, 2012. Age 99 of Allen Park. Beloved husband of the late Teresa. Loving father of Laura (Bill) Fabbri-Tucker and David (Sara Gleicher). Dearest grandfather of Morris Fabbri and Anthony Fabbri. Albert will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Allen Park Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 5900 Allen Rd. (313) 928-2300. Funeral service Thursday 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Amnesty International or Adult Well-Being Services. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
FITZPATRICK JOHN "JACK" PATRICK Born in Detroit, MI June 12, 1920, died at the Oakwood Common Skilled Nursing Center under the loving care of his family and Arbor Hospice on October 31, 2012. Preceded in death by less than three months by his loving wife Elizabeth "Betty". Also predeceased by his parents, Patrick and Florence Fitzpatrick, brother, Thomas, sisters, Joan and Elizabeth, daughter Mary Judith, granddaughter, Cristin Fitzpatrick and daughter-in-law Joan Burns Fitzpatrick. Loving, devoted father of Michael (Jeanette), Sharon (Alexander Blain IV), Maggi (Noel Nadol), Amy (Michael Beauregard), Kevin (Annette), and Mary Elizabeth (Ken Thompson). Fascinating, fun and proud grandfather of Brenagh Fitzpatrick (Joseph Tucker), Peter Blain and Paul Blain (Adam Bisno), Megan Nadol (Bob Hubbard), Patrick Nadol (Nisha Gupta), Erin Nadol (Brad Cunningham) Sean-Thomas and Stas Nadol, Courtney Beauregard-Haynes, Sarah Beauregard (Ben Whedbee), Michaell "Beau" Beauregard (Lisa), Colin and Brianne Fitzpatrick, Shannon Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth Thompson (Zac Davis), Bridgid and Ian Thompson, Sage and doting great-grandfather to Gabriel and Elizabeth Hubbard, Sebastian, Pearson and Sadie Cunningham, Riley and Jack Haynes, Grace, Elyssa (Lilyana), Logan and Ashlynn Whedbee, Chase Davis and Ivy Thompson Brielmaier. Also survived by his brother, Lawrence (Katie), sisters, Mary Anchors, Charlotte Carroll, sister-in-law, Elaine Conlan and many loving nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Most Holy Trinity Church, 1050 Porter St, Detroit, MI 48226 on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, it would be appreciated if donations were made to: The Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org
JARECKI LILLIAN V. November 4, 2012, age 83. Beloved wife of the late Leonard. Dear mother of Alan (Lorrie) and Frank. Loving grandmother of Matthew and Nicole. Sister of Dolores Davis (Gene), Christine Trombley, Andy Koziel (Nancy), the late Walter Koziel and the late Sylvia Hardacre. Funeral Thursday 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael the Arc Angel Catholic Church, 11441 Hubbard at Plymouth Rd., Livonia. In state from 10 a.m. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. from the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, Hurricane Sandy Relief, Southeastern Michigan Chapter, P.O. Box 44110, Detroit, MI 48244-0110. www.howepeterson.com
KOUKOUDIAN JIM Beloved husband of Juliette. Dearest father of Elizabeth Hubler and Don, Brigitte (Gib) Rist. Loving grandfather of Gabrielle and Danielle Hubler, Holden and Jean-Luc Rist. He will also be missed by his brother Simon and many nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. In state Tuesday 6-9pm in St. Sarkis Armenian Church, 19300 Ford Rd, Dearborn (West of Southfield) with Dan Gark prayers at 7:30pm. The family will also receive friends in Church on Wednesday from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial Tributes to Society For Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR). Arrangements in the care of SIMON JAVIZIAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS 248-626-7815. Internet condolences may be sent to SJavizian2@att.net
KRAMER GOLDIE GREENBERG Beloved wife of the late Joseph Greenberg and the late Philip Kramer. Cherished mother of Ruth (Paul) Kadish and Dr. William (Dr. Joann) Greenberg. Loving grandmother of Dr. Jason (Selina) Greenberg, Audrey Greenberg (Amiel Gross) and Marnie Greenberg. Devoted great- grandmother of Lauren and Jocelyn Gross. Dear sister of Fred (Enid) Chaness and the late Avery (the late Dena) Chaness. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. SERVICES 9:30 A.M. WEDNESDAY MORNING AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY CHAPEL. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
LACKEY DR. MYRON "MIKE" V. Age 83, November 4, 2012. Beloved husband of Ellen for 24 years. Dear brother of Barbara Ambrose, brother-in-law of Mary Revak and Katherine Bredow. Devoted uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle. Very appreciative of the special care received from the many caregivers. Served in the Korean War for the U.S. Army and practiced medicine for 30 years. Funeral Thursday 11 a.m. at McCabe Funeral Home Canton Chapel, 851 N. Canton Center Rd., Canton. Visitation Wednesday 4:30-7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Parkinson Foundation. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
MORREALE GRACE (NEE FILICCIA) November 5, 2012. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Pietro "Peter". Loving mother of Charles (Margaret), Stefano (Virginia), and the late George. Loving grandmother of 12, great-grandmother of 13, and great-great-grandmother of three. Dearest sister of Rosalena (Paul) Kanan and Mary (William) Saad. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. Rosary Wednesday 7 p.m. Funeral Thursday 11 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
MURRAY PEGGIE J. age 82, November 3, 2012 of Garden City. Beloved wife of the late Richard. Loving mother of Michael (Debbie) and Audette (David) Wacker. Proud grandmother of Brandon, Corey and Shannon. Dear sister of Johanna Petri, Donna Hamlin and Dianah (Dave) Jones. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 pm at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 North Newburgh Rd (between Ford and Cherry Hill) Westland. In state Wednesday 11:30 am until 12 Noon Funeral Mass at St. Theodore of Canterbury Catholic Church, 8200 N. Wayne Road (between Warren and Joy) Westland. Memorials may be made to the Michigan Humane Society or to St. Jude Children's Hospital. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
MYERS BEVERLY JEANNE Age 77 of Mt. Pleasant, MI died on November 3, 2012. Beverly was born to Emmanuel and Helen Duchenne in Detroit, MI on July 11, 1935. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Douglas Myers, children; Alan (Pam) Zoeller, Mark Zoeller, Loree (Thomas) Hutchinson, David (Jenn Thompson) Myers. grandchildren Alexandra, Ty and Noah Hutchinson, Zakk Myers, Kyle and Lauren Zoeller and great-grandson Adrian Zoeller. Siblings: Celeste Rogers, Marlene (Dennis) Blenman, Roger (Cheryl) Duchenne, Suzanne (Raymond) Dreyfus and Denise (Gerald) Fodor. A memorial service in remembrance of Beverly's life is pending. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Isabella County Commission on Aging or the Salvation Army.
NAGEL VIRGINIA LORRAINE Age 89, November 3, 2012. Loving wife of the late Leslie. Beloved mother of Connie (Joe) Hart and Dick Nagel. Proud grandmother of Tammy Hoskins and Renee (Grant) McClellan and great-grandmother of Billy, Joey, Ashley, Jenny, Brandon, Treyvon, Alexis, Olivia, Sidney and Levi. Funeral Thursday 10:00 a.m., A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave at Vernier Road Grosse Pointe Woods with visitation Wednesday 1-9 p.m. ahpeters.com
PADULA CATHERINE Age 95, November 3, 2012. Wife of the late Felice "Felix" and mother of Dr. Lee Padula. Sister of the late Jeannie Alberti, Josephine Ruggirello, Louis, Albert and Anthony Angelo. Visitation Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 W. Six Mile, Livonia. In state Wednesday at St. Aidan Catholic Church, 17500 Farmington, Livonia from 9 a.m. until her Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
PERRY ORLANDO J. November 4, 2012. Beloved husband of Eleanor. Dearest father of Linda (Chris Bell), Wayne, Holly (Wayne) Dixon, Shawn (Khadija) and Anthony (Elisabeth). Loving grandpa of Jessica, Danny, Nicole, Cody and Elyas. Family will receive friends Wednesday 1-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 West Warren (three blocks east of Beech Daly) Dearborn Hts. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. at St. Sabina Church until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m.
PLEIMANN WILLIAM DONALD Age 89 Passed away on Sunday November 4, 2012. William was born on August 24, 1923 to Joseph and Mary (Frye) Pleimann in the old town of Center Line, MI now called Warren, MI. After high school William answered the call to serve his country in the Army Air Corps during World War II as a ball turret gunner. After the war he met Frances Kengerski and they were blessed with 10 children. William spent many years in the Boy Scouts and during his youth enjoyed his motorcycle. He was a quiet, reserved, quick-witted individual and at times could be quite stubborn. He was a wonderful supportive father and grandfather, always willing to give guidance and place others before himself. First and foremost to William was his family, he will be deeply missed. William is survived by his wife of 64 years Frances; three sons, Peter, Roger (Patti) and Mark; six daughters, Patricia Tedford, Nancy (Dave) Porter, Beverly Pleimann, Bonnie (Paul) Wendel, Janice (Ernest) Ludwig and Valerie (Bob) Soloway, 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Timothy Pleimann, four brothers, Charles, Bernard, Alvin and Robert and two sisters Alice and June. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday November 6th, 2012, from 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. with a short prayer service beginning at 3:30 p.m., at the Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, 620 N. Mitchell St. Cadillac MI 49601. A Chapel service will also be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, November 7th at the Christian Memorial Cemetery, 521 East Hamlin Road Rochester Hills, MI 48307. Memorial contributions can be made in William's name to a charity of choice.
RANCILIO JOSEPHINE M. Age 92. November 5, 2012. Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of John (Sue), Rosalie (Terry) McCarthy, Robert, and the late James. Dear grandmother of Julie, Peggy, Philip (Mary), Nancy (Dennis) Carol, Laura Burnett, and Diana (Brian) Woodruff. Great-grandmother of Isabella, Jacob Coultas, Grant Burnett, and Owen Woodruff. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at the S.K. Schultz Funeral Home, 21705 Gratiot at 8½ Mile Rd., Eastpointe. Funeral Service Wednesday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Please share a thought or memory at www.schultzfuneralhome.com.
SIPSOCK CHESTER JR. age 68, suddenly November 4, 2012 at home in Harrisville, MI. Beloved husband of Janice. Loving father of Keven (Jennifer) Sipsock, Laura Sipsock, Eric (Lisa) Sipsock, Vicki Grimmett, and Brandon Sipsock. Devoted grandfather of Kisston, Matthew, Brittany, Aryana, Pearle, Olivia, Jadyn, Haley and Skylar, and great grandfather of Logan. Dear brother of Charles and Steven (Valerie) Sipsock, Nola (James) Saltsman, Paula (Larry) Stewart, and the late Michael Sipsock. Visitation Wednesday, November 7 2012, 12 noon until the funeral service at 2pm at Gillies Funeral Home, Lincoln, MI. www.gilliesfuneralhomes.com
SMITH JAMES "GRANT", November 4, 2012, Age 79 of Gladwin, formerly of Troy. Long time attorney for Plunkett-Cooney. Beloved husband of Patricia A. (nee Fitzgibbons) for 55 years. Dear father of Ann Marie Pekarek (John), Michael J. (Lesley), Susan E. Tong (Simon), Brian J. (Elizabeth), Maureen E. Kassens (Robert) and J. Grant, Jr. (Heather). Grandfather of Robert, Thomas, Stephen, Kristina, Alan, Dylan, Taylor, Huston and Miley. Brother of Bernard (Roberta) and Sara Westbury (Robert). Brother-in-law of Margaret Schultz and Kathleen Schulz. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Wednesday 3-8 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 Thursday 9:30 a.m. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 4571 John R, Troy. Visitation at church begins at 9 a.m. Memorial tributes to Catholic Central High School. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
SPASOFF TRAIKO "TOM" Age 91, died November 4, 2012. Retired from City of Dearborn and Tiger Stadium. Beloved husband of the late Maria, 2006. Dear father of the late Theodore "Ted", 1971. Father of Julie (Ralph) Betzler. Grandfather of Lisa (Thomas) Mettler and Jeffrey Betzler. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 2-8 p.m.,Trisagion Service Thursday 7 p.m. Funeral Service Friday 11 a.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials to St. Clement Church, 19600 Ford Rd., Dearborn, MI 48128. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
SZYDLOWSKI JESSIE F. November 3, 2012. Age 86 of Taylor. Beloved wife of the late Phillip. Loving mother of Ralph, Mark, and Carol. Jessie will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Wednesday, November 07, 2012 from 2-9 p.m at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Road, (313) 291-1800. Rosary Wednesday 7 p.m. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. with a 10 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection to follow at St. Alfred Catholic Church, 9350 S. Telegraph Road, Taylor. Interment Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery. Donations may be made to Michigan Humane Society. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com.
WATTS THERESA "TERRI" Age 85. On November 5, 2012 surrounded by family, Terri went to her eternal home in Heaven to be with her beloved husband Gerald of 65 years. She leaves to mourn two daughters Kathy Olson and Carol (Joe) Watts-Jolly; her grandchildren Bryan (Susan) Olson, Amy (Jason) Finkbeiner, and Jared (Gabrielle) Watts; and her great-grandchildren Grace and Ruby Olson and Shelby and Jacob Finkbeiner. She was preceded in death by her parents Hubert and Florence Adams (nee Babel) and one brother James Patrick Adams. Visitation Wednesday at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church, Taylor until Funeral Liturgy 10 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made payable to Kathy Ann Olson for the purchase of a Living Tree or to the donor's choice. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. To share a memory visit Terri's eternal tribute at www.martenson.com.
ZORZA JOHN age 90, passed away on November 4, 2012. Loving husband of Anna, they were married for 67 amazing years. Devoted father of John (Kim) Zorza, Phillip (Judith) Zorza, Margaret (Eddie Ray Helton) Morton and Marianne (Richard) Jacobson. Cherished grandfather of ten grandchildren, great- grandfather of four. Survived by many nieces and nephews. John had a strong love for his wife and family, and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be Wednesday 2-9pm with a 8pm prayer service at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc. 3801 18 Mile Rd. (NW corner of Ryan). Funeral Service will be Thursday 11:30 am at St. Mark Orthodox Church, 400 W. Hamlin Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307. John will lie in state at 11 am until time of Funeral Service. He will be buried on Thursday at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Please share memories with the family at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com