ANDERSON KENNETH E., 69, of Meredith, New Hampshire, passed away November 2, 2012 with his family at his side, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband for 47 years to Sally (nee Cole) of Meredith. Loving father of Meredith Anderson of Merrimack, NH, Bruce (Amy) Anderson of Windham, NH and Glenn (Jennifer) Anderson of Hooksett, NH. Dear papa of Kevin, Rachel, Cole, Gracie and Brady. Dear brother of Karen Dolan. Ken graduated from Tenafly, New Jersey High School, Lehigh University and received his CPA degree while working for Coopers and Lybrand. Ken first worked for Brown & Sharp in North Kingstown, Rhode Island and retired as Chief Financial Officer from Freudenberg-NOK, head-quartered in Plymouth, Michigan. Ken was a 1st Lt. in the US Army serving in Vietnam. Ken enjoyed travel, summers on Lake Winnipesaukee with his family and especially his grandchildren. He loved his special buddy "Truman". He will be missed by all who loved him and knew him. A celebration of life service will be held on Tuesday, November 13th at 11:00 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, 4 Highland Street, Meredith, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Clara Goy Foundation at the University of Hackensack Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601.
BELANGER GLORIA M. (KARDUM) of Dearborn, born November 9, 1923 passed away November 3, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Robert E. Belanger, mother of step-sons, Kevin (Nancy) and David, grandmother of Jessica and Gene Belanger, aunt of Janet Coutts, Cynthia Jenkins and Paul Perovich, many grand-nieces and grand-nephews and also many dear friends. Gloria was an active member of the Dearborn Friends of the Library, the St. Alphonsus Alumnae, Ford Motor Ladies Golf Retirees, and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 9, 2012 at Sacred Heart Church, Dearborn with Memorial Service luncheon to follow.
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.
BOTZOHA ROSE M. Age 91, was lifted to heaven on November 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Julius Pisarski and the late Michael Botzoha. Cherished mother of Carol (Dennis) Pondo, Richard (Charlene) Pisarski and Jeanette (James) Cook. Devoted grandmother of nine and the late Michael Kelly and great-grandmother of 10. Visitation will be Thursday, 6-9pm with a 7pm Rosary service at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc. 3801 18 Mile Rd. (NW corner of Ryan). Funeral Mass will be Friday, 9am at St. Ephrem Catholic Church, 38900 Dodge Park, Sterling Heights, MI. Rose will lie in state at 8:30am until time of Mass. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
CANE STANLEY RAYMOND November 5, 2012. Age 95. Beloved husband of the late Lottie (nee Bielski). Loving father of Richard (Mary), Gregory (Lynn), Roderick (Denise) and Deborah Pianello. Proud and loving grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of nine. Mr. Cane loved being a builder; he was actively involved in both residential and commercial construction until the late years of his life. Visitation Wednesday 5-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd., Shelby Twp. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. until time of 10 a.m. Mass at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 54045 Schoenherr (S. of 25 Mile Rd.), Shelby Twp. Interment, White Chapel, Troy. Memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association are appreciated. Please share memories with the family at their "Online Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
COHEN SELMA Beloved cherished sister of Norman Cohen, Elaine G. Bernstein and Ronald (the late Linda) Cohen. She was the devoted daughter of the late Abe and the late Esther Cohen. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. SERVICES 1:00 THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT HEBREW MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com
CRESCENTINI WALTER November 4, 2012 Age 56. Beloved husband of JoAnn (Nee Baratta). Loving father of Luciano (Reva). Proud grandfather of Lucas, Dominic, and Mateo. Predeceased by his parents Maria and Luciano. Dear brother of Angie (Nino) Cecchetti and the late Enzo. Also survived by his step-mother Giuseppina Crescentini and many adoring nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 3-9pm with a 7pm Rosary service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd). Funeral Friday in state 9:30am at San Francesco Catholic Church, 22870 S. Nunneley (Between Gratiot and Harper) until time of Mass 10am. Share memories with the family their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.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.
DOUGHERTY SHELBY J., 75, November 6, 2012. Loving mother of Raelene (Ron) Brumbaugh. Dear grandmother of Kelly Dougherty and Jason Brumbaugh. Great-grandmother of Christopher and Tyler. Sister of seven. Funeral service Saturday, November 10 at 12 Noon at the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 Telegraph Rd., Taylor, MI. Visitation Thursday 5-8 and Friday 12-8. www.howepeterson.com
DRUMM MICHAEL D., age 67, passed away November 5, 2012. Beloved husband of Linda. Loving father of Justin (Tracey) Casagrande. Dear grandfather of Alexander David Casagrande, Zachary Drumm Casagrande and Danielle Olivia Casagrande. Visitation Thursday 2:00 p.m. until the 3:00 p.m. Memorial service at Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 Twelve Mile Rd., Berkley (2 blks. West of Woodward). Memorials suggested to Michigan Humane Society. Share a memory at www.sawyerfuller.com
EKSTROM MICHAEL J. "MIKE" Of Brighton. Peacefully, with his loving family by his side, November 5, 2012. Loving husband of Cleo Marie (Bauer) Ekstrom for 49 years. Beloved father of Terri Powers, Jackie (Kurt) Clancy and Mike (Alicia) Ekstrom. Greatest Papa in the world to Rachel (Chris) Steer, Nikki Powers, Kelsey (Peter-Paul) Dzwilewski, Bridget Clancy, Ali Ekstrom and Grant Ekstrom. Great-Grandpa of soon to be baby Steer. Dearest brother of Joe (Mary Ellen) Ekstrom. Mike requested that his funeral be casual and no suits be worn to his services. Mike didn't want anyone to mourn his death, but rather celebrate his life with the memories you hold close to your heart. Visitation Thursday, 1:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Keehn Funeral Home, Brighton (810-229-9871). Mass of Christian Burial Friday, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Brighton at 11:30 a.m., in state at 10:30 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Please visit Mike's Book of Memories at www.keehnfuneralhome.com
EMERSON SARA MAE "SALLY" (DAVIS) November 6, 2012, Age 92. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Survived by nieces and nephews: Virginia (Edward) Macha, Jim (Sheila) Davis, Bill (Lora) Davis, Barbara (Ray) Beauchamp. Also remembered by eight loving great nieces and nephews. Tributes to Michigan Humane Society or Area Agency on Aging 1B. Burial Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Olmsted Falls, OH
FOGEL DR. LEON T. Beloved husband of the late Gloria F. Fogel. Dear father of Dr. Douglas and Suzanne Fogel, Dr. Andrew Fogel and Rebecca Skaggs-Fogel. Loving grandfather of Olivia, Samuel, David, Rebecca, Adam and Max Fogel. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. SERVICES TODAY, 10:00 A.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT BETH EL CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
FREEDMAN CHARLES Beloved husband for 56 years of Elsie Freedman. Cherished father of Dr. Vicky (Mario Zuleta) Freedman, Corey (Brenda) Freedman and Shelley (Laura Johnston) Freedman. Loving grandfather of Jessica Zuleta, Joseph, Mathew, Adam and Heather Freedman. Dear brother-in-law of Arthur (Rita) Weinfeld. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. SERVICES 2:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com
FREEMAN TODD November 5, 2012. Age 60. Loving father of Sherri Freeman and Michelle (Wade) Williams. Dear brother of John (Margaret) Freeman and Deanna (Pete) Earl. Dearest grandfather of Sydney, Caleb, Jack and Nicholas. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, November 08, 2012 from 2-9 p.m at the Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Road, (313) 278-5100. Funeral service Friday 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com .
GLASER EILEEN SCHILLER BERRIS Beloved wife of the late Dr. Henry Berris and the late Abe Glaser. Cherished mother of Jan Berris, Dr. Ronald (Maggie) Berris, Billy Berris, Sandy Berris, the late Jimmy Berris and the late Randy Berris. Loving grandmother of Joshua (Karen) Berris, Jackie Berris, Michael Berris, Brian (Pam) Koncius, Laura (Dave) Hake, Jeffrey Berris and Carly Wayne. Proud great-grandmother of Emily and Olivia Berris, Mia Hake and Everett Koncius. Sister of the late Donald (the late Maxine) Schiller. Also survived by Abe Glaser's children and grandchildren, Carrie (Ron) Ludwig and Tom (Connie) Glaser and their two sons Rusty and Max Glaser. SERVICES 3:00 P.M. THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
HARRISON ARTHUR H. November 5, 2012. Age 93. Beloved husband of Lois Harrison. Loving dad to Sharen (Robert) Kreitsch. Grandpa to Ryan and Jonathan Kreitsch. Great-grandpa to Maxwell Kreitsch. Veteran of Army Air Corp. in the South Pacific. Master journeyman electrician in commercial and residential construction. Member IBEW Local 58 for 65 years. Served as trustee at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church and board member of Historic Redford Cemetery. Art loved family, reminiscing about WWII, gardening and dogs. Throughout his life he played football, baseball, hockey and delighted in volleyball. He stayed active through camping, and square and round dancing. Visitation Thursday, November 8, 6-8 p.m. at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, 30900 W. 6 Mile, Livonia. Funeral service Friday, November 9, at 11 a.m., with a luncheon following, at St. Matthew's UMC. Memorials may be made to St. Matthew's UMC or charity of choice. Share a memory www. mannsfuneralhome.com
HAYES LILLIAN MAE, age 99, of Rochester formerly of Detroit, passed away Tuesday at Evangelical Nursing Home, Sterling Heights. Mae was employed as a bookkeeper for the State of Michigan. Surviving are her sisters, Joan (William) Nill and Blanche Zablocki; sister-in-law, Esther Merritt, and several nieces and nephews. Mae was predeceased by her husband, Milton, and siblings, Margaret Simon, Geraldine Powell and Owen, George and Thomas Merritt. Visiting at Will and Schwarzkoff Funeral Home, 233 NB Gratiot, Mt. Clemens from 1-8 p.m., Thursday, November 8, 2012. Funeral at the funeral home, 11:00 a.m., Friday with Reverend Ralph Brown officiating. Private burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit.
HOFFMAN WILLIAM B., JR. Age 61, November 5, 2012. Beloved son of Mary Hoffman and the late William Hoffman. Cherished brother of Sue (the late Peter) Clark, Mary Hoffman, Laurie (Frank) Brown and the late Peter (Barbara) Hoffman. Proud uncle of Andrew and Katie Clark and Peter Hoffman. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Wednesday 4-7 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Regis Church, 3695 Lincoln Drive, Bloomfield Hills, Thursday 12:30 p.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 12 p.m. Memorials appreciated to Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
JOHNSON IRENE Age 96, November 5, 2012 of Warren. Loving wife of James. Dear mother of Jim, JoAnne (Tom) Lutz, the late Diane and the late Brian. Grandmother of nine and great grandmother of many. Sister of Beverly Bloedel. Mother-in-law of Paula Johnson. Visitation Thursday 1-8 p.m. at S.K. Schultz Funeral Home, 21705 Gratiot at 8½ Mile, Eastpointe with a 6 p.m. service. Share a memory of Irene at www.schultzfuneralhome.com.
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
LUTFY ANTHONY A., Age 87, November 5, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Catherine for 57 years. Dearest father of Nancy, Karen (Howard) Klaassen, James (Olivene Louisell), Paul (Michelle Najor) and Lisa (Dan) Cohen. Adoring grandfather of Jennifer and Jaclyn Klaassen, Remy, Margaux, Katrina, and Grace Lutfy. Dear brother of Jeanette Najar, the late Loreice Mitchell, the late John Lutfy, Dolores (Perry) Perez, Elaine Lieblang, Joseph Lutfy and Diane Friedrich. Loved and missed by many nieces and nephews. Owner of Cloverleaf Market since 1961. He lived for others and the many charities he supported throughout his life. Visitation Wednesday 5-9 p.m. and Thursday 3-9 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Scripture Service Thursday 7:30 p.m. In State Friday 10a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Redemption Melkite Catholic Church, 29293 Lorraine, Warren. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Father Solanus Casey Center or Our Lady of Redemption. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
MAJKA STANLEY November 4, 2012, age 96. Beloved husband of Mary (Lesniak). Dear father of Ronald and Lorraine. Visitation Wednesday 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth. Visitation will continue on Thursday, 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 44800 Warren Road, Canton. Share your special thoughts and memories at www.schrader-howell.com
MICELI CHRISPINO LUCA November 5, 2012. Age 75. Beloved husband of Anna (nee Donato) for 52 years. Loving father of Luca, Vito and Paul (Rose). Proud and loving Nanu of Shelby, Jenna, Gabriella, Zachary, Vince and Renee. Dear brother of Joseph (Mary). Also survived by several loving nieces and nephews. Mr. Miceli was proud to work at the Ford Sterling plant for 34 years; he retired in 1995. He also enjoyed golfing but found his life's greatest joy in loving his family unconditionally. Visitation Wednesday 4-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd., Shelby Twp. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. until time of 10 a.m. Mass at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, 48115 Schoenherr (N. of 21 Mile Rd.). Entombment, Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp. Please share memories with the family at their "Online Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
MIELKE DAVID R., age 74, passed away November 4, 2012. He was born on October 24, 1938, in Detroit, to the late Otto and Blanche (Roush) Mielke. He retired as a Supervisor from Ford Motor Company after many years of service. He was a Master Mason of the Livonia Lodge and enjoyed watching Western movies. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. David is survived by his children David S. Mielke, Daniel Mielke, Candy Werner; grandchildren Joey and Crystal Turbett; siblings Louise Churchill, Thomas, Jonathan, and Robert. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Carol on October 15, 2012. Visitation will be held November 8, Thursday, from 3-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held November 9, Friday, at 11:00 a.m. at Phillips Funeral Home, 122 West Lake Street, South Lyon. Online guestbook www.phillipsfuneral.com .
MINTZ DR. MORRIS Beloved husband of the late Ginger Mintz. Cherished father of Marjorie (Arthur) Levine and June (Steve) Kruger. Loving grandfather of Mark (Lonna) Levine, Mike (Erica Kempter) Levine, Allison Kruger and Jenna Kruger. Devoted great grandfather of Simone and Cara Levine. Brother-in-law of Gertrude Siracuse, Harry Evans and Florence (Kenneth) Lichtman. Also survived by loving friends and family. Dear brother of the late Jack Mintz, the late Samuel Mintz and the late Frieda Handelman. SERVICES 11:00 A.M. THURSDAY MORNING AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com.k
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
NAZOYAN LEVON (LEON) Age 76. Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on November 5, 2012. Beloved husband of Suzanne (nee Stevenson). Loving father of Maral (Keith) Edwards Jr., Steve Nazoyan and Silva Nazoyan. Loving papa of Zachary and Zoie. Loving brother of Anahid, Armen, Varso and Ardo (Michelle). Levon will also be dearly missed by his family and friends. Visitation Wednesday 6pm-9pm with a 7:30pm Prayer Service at St. Johns Armenian Church, 22001 Northwestern Highway, Southfield. In state Thursday 10am until 11am Funeral Service at church. To send a loving message, please go to Levon's obituary at www.ekfh.net. Arrangements entrusted to Edward Korkoian Funeral Home (248) 541-8325.
PARMENTER NORMA JEAN November 6, 2012 Age 82 of Royal Oak. Beloved mother of Deborah, Michael (Lori), Roberta Lovins (Ed) and the late Steven. Also 10 grandchildren. Sister of Joan Latimer (John), Carol Thomasson (Paul) and Margaret Marion (Mike). Funeral service Saturday 11a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile). Family will receive friends Friday 3-8p.m. View obituary and share memories at www.desmondfuneralhome.com
PATTERSON WILLIAM ALLEN Age 77 of Howell, formerly of Indianapolis. Retired U.A.W. International Rep. Adored husband of Shirley, father, grandfather and great- grandfather. A wonderful human being. The family will receive friends on Thursday November 8, 2012 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Keehn Funeral Home, 706 West Main Street, Brighton (810) 229-9871. Please visit William's Book of Memories at www.keehnfuneralhome.com
PERSHA THOMAS A. Age 65, of Birmingham, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family, November 5, 2012. Beloved husband of Kathy for 37 years. Loving father of Eric Persha, Courtney (Michael Moon) Persha and Shannon Persha. Son of Rheta and the late Nickolas Persha. Brother of Gerald (Olga) Persha and Shirley (John) Coker. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Wednesday 3-8 p.m. Funeral at Holy Name Church, 630 Harmon, Birmingham, Thursday 10 a.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 9:30 a.m. Memorials appreciated to ALS of Michigan or Appalachian Mountain Club. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com.
PITEK JOSEPH M. November 5, 2012. Age 84 of Taylor. Beloved husband of the late Katherine. Loving father of Susan (James) Griffin, Deborah (Bob) Davis and Connie Lemire. Also survived by dear sister Christine, seven grand children and seven great-grandchildren. Joseph will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 2-7 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Road. (313) 291-1800. Funeral service Friday 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment Michigan Memorial Cemetery. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
SCHULTES JOSEPH passed away peacefully November 4, 2012 at the age of 99. Beloved husband of the late Jeanette (nee Wolf). Dear father of Joseph (Karen), Michael (Alice), Marilynn Weaver (Ronnie), David (Donna), Thomas (Susan), John (Karen). Loving grandfather of fourteen and great-grandfather of eight. Visitation Thursday 2:00 pm-9:00 pm with Rosary 7 pm at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods 48236. In state Friday 9:30 am until time of Mass 10:00 am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 467 Fairford, Grosse Pointe Woods 48236. Private interment St. Clement Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchins, The Catholic Kolping Society or the Marianhill Fathers. ahpeters.com
SHEA FRANCIS P. "FRANK", M.D. Age 84, November 5, 2012. Beloved husband of 55 years to Patricia. Loving father of Kevin (Suzanne), Thomas (Carol), Michael (Deborah), Daniel, and Amy Schomp (Drew). Dearest grand-father of Molly, Libby, Jacqueline, Peter, Stephanie, Christina, Lauren, Erin, Henry, and Caroline Shea; and Quinn, Graham, and Chase Schomp. A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, November 10th from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass 12 Noon at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, 157 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Beaumont Grosse Pointe Hospital Hospice, 468 Cadieux Rd., Grosse Pointe, MI 48230. Light a candle & share a memory at www.verheyden.org .
SKELLY EDWARD J. November 6, 2012. Age 88. Loving husband of Marie Therese. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Resting at L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 8809 Wayne Rd., (at Joy Rd.) Wednesday 6-9 p.m. and Thursday 12-9 p.m. Rosary Thursday 7 p.m. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. at St. Theodore Catholic Church, 8200 N. Wayne Rd. (N. of Warren), until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
WILD ROBERT M. November 3, 2012 after a long and courageous battle with Cystic Fibrosis. Age 42 of Royal Oak. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Filarski). Loving father of twins Katherine and Holly. Dear son of Robert E. and Sharyn (nee Kern). Brother of Karen (Tom), Jennifer (Stan), Anna (Travis), Sandra (Jason), Cherrie (Brent), Tony, Roger (Hitomi), Milon (Emilia) and the late Richard and Jeffrey. Also many loving nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), Thursday 3-9 p.m. and Friday 6-9 p.m. Rosary Friday 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 711 Rickett Rd., Brighton. Visitation at church begins at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or The Bonnell Foundation. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com