ALLAN EVELYN EILEEN (NEE BROOKING) Aged 83. Formerly of Port Arthur, Red Rock, Detroit, Montreal, and Thunder Bay. Passed away peacefully at the Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington on Friday, October 12, 2012. Beloved wife of the late J. Bruce Allan. Devoted mother of Rob (Kim), Monty, Jamie (Nancy) and Neal. Kindly remembered to her other relatives and friends. Internment in Knowlton, Quebec. Condolences care of Monty Allan, 3418 Regal Road, Burlington, Ontario, L7N 1L8, Canada.
BECKER STELLA M. Age 96, November 7, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Frank for 38 years. Loving mother of Arlene (David) Matson, Frank G. (Lawanna Smith) Becker, Beverly Becker, Joan (William) Rabaut, Dolores (Sam) Shermetaro and Robert (Gina) Becker. Proud grandmother of ten and great-grandmother of one. Visitation Sunday 2 p.m.- 9 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Rosary at 7 p.m. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until time of mass 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea, 467 Fairford Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Memorial contributions may be made to Capuchin Soup Kitchen. ahpeters.com
BONGORT ELEANOR Age 89. November 7, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Edgar. Loving mother of Kenneth, Larry and John. Proud grandmother of Kenneth. Visitation Friday 4-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Rd., Royal Oak. In state Saturday 10 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Fabian Catholic Church, Farmington Hills. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
CARRAVALLAH CHARLES L. "CHUCK," "CHARLIE" Age 71 November 7, 2012. Beloved son of Florence and the late Thomas A. Dear brother of Thomas C. (Joyce), JoAnne (the late Jerry) Mercier. Also survived by eight nieces and nephews. Visitation Saturday 1 p.m. until the 5 p.m. funeral service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
CATANESE DAWN M. (NEE SCHWARTZ) age 46, after a heroic battle with cancer, died November 6, 2012. Dawn is survived by her husband Tom; her children Logan Wayne and Anna Grace; her parents Robert and Barbara MacDougall, eight siblings, and many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation is Friday, November 9 from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. (Rosary at 7 p.m.) at Lee-Ellena Funeral Home, 46530 Romeo Plank, Macomb. Funeral Mass Saturday November 10, 1p.m. (In state 12:30 p.m.) at St. Kieran Catholic Church, 53600 Mound Road, Shelby. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions appreciated to the Dawn Catanese Children's Memorial Fund. Please leave a memory at www.lee-ellenafuneralhome.com.
COLANTONI VALENTINO, born January 19, 1930, died November 8, 2012. Beloved husband of Josephine. Father of Dina (Mike) Zuccolillo and Carla (Patrick) Potter. Wonderful Nonno to Nicholas, Anthony and Riley Cornacchini, Christian and Jack Lauderback, Spencer and Leah Potter, and Valan Zuccolillo. Val was preceded in death by his parents, Pete and Coltilde, brother John, and sister Mary Chiaravelli. Visitation Sunday 2-8pm at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In state Monday 9:30am until time of Mass 10:00am at St. Fabian Catholic Church, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to CURE PSP, www.curepsp.org. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
COLLINS ELEANOR (NEE MUSER) November 5, 2012. Age 84. Beloved wife of the late James, 52 years. Loving mother of K.C. Nolan-Jensen (Peter) of the Chicago area, and Kevin (Nancy) Collins of Green Bay. Proud grandmother to Nikolai Nolan, Cameron and Caralyn Collins, step-grandmother to Jen (Evan Baker) Jensen and Kimi Jensen. Sister of Bill Muser, also survived by many nieces and nephews. Alumnus of Emerson College (Zeta Phi Eta) and E.M.U. Eleanor taught at the elementary level for three decades (Tonquish, Kettering). Past PTA President, member of St. Theodore Parish since inception. Memorials encouraged to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Wayne-Westland District Music Dept. In state Saturday 10 a.m. at St. Theodore Catholic Church, 8200 N. Wayne Rd. (N. of Warren Rd.) until time of Mass 11 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
CONNELLY DAVID EDWARD age 48 November 8, 2012. Beloved son of Jane (Vincent) Peraino. Loving brother of Beth (Erik) Schmidt and John Connelly. Dearest uncle of Emily, Ryan, Gwen, Martin and Megan. Preceded in death by his father Edward. Visitation Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with Rosary at 2:00 p.m. Funeral Service Monday 10:00 a.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods, 48236. ahpeters.com
DAVIS DONALD Died on November 5th, at the age of 87 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Agnes. Dear father of Diana Davis Schack and Craig C. Davis. Dear step-father of Natalie Miller, Robin Stabley (David) and the late Douglas Edgell. Dear grandfather of Trevor Schack, M.D. and Eric Schack, dear brother of Kenneth C. Davis (Marian). Also survived by 10 step-grandchildren and his Danish daughter, Inge Gundtoft. Don was a graduate of Cooley High School, a veteran of the Marine Corp in WWII, 40 year member of Great Oaks Country Club, Rochester Hills, and a retiree of Ford Motor Company and PPG. Funeral, with U.S. Marine Honors, Monday 10:00 a.m. at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME, 322 W. University Drive, Rochester. Visitation Sunday 2-8 p.m. Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery Tuesday, 2 p.m. Contributions to Disabled American Veterans, Chapter #129, P.O. Box 183581, Shelby Twp., MI 48318. www.pixleyfh.com
DOUT RICHARD R. Age 77 November 6, 2012. Beloved husband of Carol for 54 years. Loving father of Susan (Gary) Dyke and Anne Dout. Dear grandfather of Alexander and Andrew. Brother of Barbara (Gerald) Laho. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Saturday 12 p.m. until the time of service at 6:00 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd., in Livonia. Memorial contributions appreciated to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 14213 Whitcomb in Detroit 48227.
FORTUNATE AGNES Age 96 November 7, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Herman. Loving mother of Allane Storto, Phyllis Kiper, Joanne Case (David), Robert (Mary), Norman (Barbara), Loretta Fortunate and Mary Beth Fortunate. Loving grandmother of sixteen and great-grandmother of six. Sister of Anna Gilbert (Clark). Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 20955 Bournemouth, Harper Woods. Memorial contributions may be made to LAMB Institute, 215 Hickory St., Charleston, SC 29401. ahpeters.com
GLOBKE CLARENCE A. age 89, November 4, 2012. Beloved husband of Esther, and the late Bernice. Dearest father of Robert, Laura, William, James, Carol, Linda, and the late John. Loving grandfather of 17, and great-grandfather of six. Dear brother of Eileen McIntyre, Beatrice Austin, and Richard (Frances) Globke. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Saturday at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. Interment Glen Eden Memorial Park. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
GULDEMOND ANN Age 92. November 7, 2012. Loving wife of the late Arie (passed away September 4, 2012). Dearest mother of Marny (Michael Kelley) Williams, Robert (Ann) Guldemond, Ted (Charlotte) Guldemond, and Tim (Robin) Guldemond. Five grandchildren and one great-grand-child also survives. Sister of the late Theodore, Martin, Margaret and Marion. Funeral services Monday 10am in the Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 South Main, Mt.Clemens. Burial Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Twp. Visitation Sunday in the funeral home 2-8pm and Monday 9-10 am the hour of services. Contributions to Diabetes Research. View full obituary at www.vickfuneralhome.com
HEMRY CORINNE L. Age 64, November 5, 2012. Loving wife of Gerald "Toby". Cherished mother of Amy Donagan, Jeffery Walters, Wendy (Michael) Merz and David (Jennifer) Hemry. Beloved grandmother of Amanda Walters, Brian Merz, Justin Walters, Kaitlyn Merz and Michael Samuelson and great-grandmother of Alexis Brown. Dearest daughter of Dorothy and the late Frank Bokor. Loving sister of John (Deborah) Armstrong, Suzanne (Herman) Darling and Jerry Bokor. Visitation Friday, November 9, 12-7 p.m. with funeral service 7 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to LUNGevity Foundation. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
HORST JULIA F. November 4, 2012. Age 91. Loving wife of the late Charles. Dear mother of Helen (Bruce) Anderson, Elizabeth (Daniel) Bryl, Shirley Dacus, Linda (Timothy) Persondek, and Carol (Paul Wiitanen) Ruth. Dearest sister of Sr. Genevra Sisters of Mercy, and Robert Baer. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, Matthew (Whitney) Anderson, Joshua (Marci) Anderson, Dr. Lindsay Anderson, Jessica Bryl, Sarah Bryl, Caleb Dacus, Dr. Anna Dacus, Alvin Persondek, Michael (Leighann) Persondek, and Douglas (Cristina) Persondek. Memorial Service Saturday at 1 p.m. from the Chapel of L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt (at Ann Arbor Trail). Memorial visitation Saturday at 12 noon. Share a memorial tribute with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
IMMEL FRANK E. Age 89 of Canton, died November 8, 2012. Beloved husband of Irene. Dear father of Frank, Mary (Gary) Redfern, Bill (Melinda), Paul, Julie Dawson, Tom, and the late Susan. Also survived by nine loving grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 a.m. at St. John Neumann Church, 44800 Warren Road (west of Sheldon) Canton. In state at church 9:30 a.m. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W Ann Arbor Rd (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Prayer service Friday 7:30 p.m. Interment Old St. Patrick Cemetery, Northfield Twp. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Capuchin Soup Kitchen, or to Plymouth Salvation Army. To share memories, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
KATOVICH JOSEPH R. November 7, 2012, Age 80. Loving father of Joseph (Dawn), Kathleen (James) Woods, David (Jessica), and Karon. Proud grandfather of Nicholas. Beloved companion of Amy Bielkie and children Ann Marie (Jeff) Nayback and Anthony (Germaine) Bielkie. Former husband of Flora Husken. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 East Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Friday 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm with evening Rosary. Funeral Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Community, 40501 Hayes, Sterling Hgts. (N. of 17 Mile), In State 10:30 am until time of Mass 11:00 am. Memories shared at www.bcfh.com
KLEIN CAROL ANN November 8, 2012. Loving mother Steven (Lisa), Kim (Marcel) Veenstra, Gary (Linda), and Kristi (Mike) Troy. Dearest grandmother of Richard, Stephanie, Stephen, Andrew, Evan, Jason, and Kaitlin. Visitation Saturday 11 am until time of service at 1 p.m. at the Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile Rd. (between Merriman and Middlebelt). www.neely-turowski.com.
KOHLER VIRGINIA MARY Age 89, passed away October 21, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Joseph H. Kohler; Loving mother of: Robert, Connie (Jerry) Billiter and Joe (Becky). Dear grandmother of six and proud great-grandmother of six. Daughter of the late Joseph and Barbara Gagala. Virginia was crowned Ms. Senior Michigan 1990 and was an active member of the Cameo Club and the Red Hat Society. Visitation Sunday, November 11, 2 p.m. until 9 p.m., Scripture Service at 7 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, 3801 18 Mile (NW corner of Ryan). Mass held Monday, November 12 at 10 a.m. at St. Jane Frances de Chantal, 38750 Ryan Road, Sterling Heights. Interment Tuesday, November 13 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital or the Sterling Heights Senior Center. View the online guestbook at: www.mandziukfuneralhome.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
LUTZ SHELDON M. Beloved husband of Gail Lutz. Dear f ather of Daniel (Linda) Lutz, Jeffrey (the late Betty Cohen-Lutz) Lutz and Robin (John) Bromley. Loving grandfather of Jacob, Michael and Adam Lutz, Jayme (David) Lynde, Lorie (Adam Larky) Savin. Adoring great-grandfather of Lexi, Elizabeth and Abigail. Devoted brother of Sidney (Diane) Lutz and the late Paul Lutz. Also survived by many loving nieces and 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 THE CLOVER HILL PARK CEMTERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
MALLOY JUDY P. age 61, November 7, 2012. Loving mother of Kelly (Kevin) Oldani and Kimberly Malloy. Dear grandmother of Nicholas and Alexander. Dear sister of Jay (Bobbie) Jerore, Jon (Mary) Jerore, Jayne (the late Art) Hoffmeyer, Janice (Jamall) Hussin and Joel Jerore. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation 2:30 - 8 p.m. Sunday November 11 with a 6:30 p.m. Scriptum service at Gendernalik Funeral Home, 35259 23 Mile Road, New Baltimore. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the wishes of the family to adopt a family for Christmas.
NIKKILA DORIS (DOLLY) Age 82, died November 7, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Jack. Dear mother of Steven (Janet), Jeffrey (Cathy), Laurel (Jan) Sands, Eric and Kurt. Loving grandmother of nine, great-grand-mother of two. Dear sister of George Sinko. Funeral services 11 a.m. Monday, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 35300 W. Eight Mile Rd. Farmington Hills Visitation 1-8 p.m. Sunday at THAYER-ROCK FUNERAL HOME 33603 Grand River Ave. (1 blk w. of Farmington Rd). Memorial tributes may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, American Diabetes Association or Angela Hospice. www.thayer-rock.com
ROSS BERNARD Age 81, passed away November 7, 2012. Loving father of Staci Ross-Carr. Dearest brother of Peggy (Charles) George, Joan (the late Donald) Burress, Shirley (Wayne) Quick, the late Violet and Harold Webb, the late Daniel and Helen Ross, the late Dorothy and Edward Everett, and the late Francis. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Bernard's family will receive relatives and friends Saturday from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. with a Scripture Service 7 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E. J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, 3801 18 Mile (NW corner of Ryan). Funeral Service Monday at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 50 E. Annabelle, Hazel Park, In state 10:30 a.m. with Mass at 11 a.m. Interment White Chapel Cemetery.
ROTT FERN Beloved wife of the late David Rott. Dear mother of Jackie (Steven) Katz, Arthur (Julie) Rott, Doreen Rott and (Becky Notargiacomo), Helen Rott (fiance Alan Kanter) and the late Stephanie Sklar. Loving grandmother of Rachel, Dani, Kevin and Garrett Katz, Joshua and Ryan Rott and Bryan and Andrea Lubaway. Devoted sister of Marsha (Richard) Bloom, Karen (Joseph) Minc and the late Owen Marcus. Also many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. SERVICES SUNDAY 10:00AM AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
SICKLESTEEL SYLVIA G. Died November 6, 2012, aged 88 years. Beloved wife of Elwood Thomas. Dear mother of Kathleen (Kevin) Campbell, Linda, Marilyn (David Szymborski), Laurel (Bruce) Paterson, Jeanne (Glenn Stadts), and Steven. Cherished grandmother of Matthew and Brian McTaggart. Step-grandmother of Mark (Allison) Campbell, Nicholas Stadts, Carolyn Stadts. Step great-grandmother of Allen Campbell and Cameron Stadts. Sister of Dolores (the late Leon) Kozemchak, Loraine (the late Ronald) Dombecki, Geraldine (Thomas) Boik, and the late Donald (Rosemary) Owen, sister-in-law of Donald (the late Marion) Sicklesteel. Visitation Friday, 1-9 p.m. at Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Park. Funeral Saturday in state at 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Clare of Montefalco Church, 1401 Whittier Road, Grosse Pointe Park. Memorial contributions to St. Bonaventure Monastery, St. Clare of Montefalco Church, or charity of your choice. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org.
STOCKEL NORVAL JOSEPH Age 83, of Marshall and formerly of Detroit died on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Visitation Sunday from 3 -6 p.m. at the Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home, Marshall. A funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Catholic Church, Albion. To leave a personal message and sign the online guestbook, please visit www.kempffuneralhome.com.
SYTNIAK MARY ANNE November 7, 2012. Age 70. Beloved wife of Joseph. Loving mother of Joseph (Dena), Brien (Margaret), Dennis (Mandy), Laurena (Roger) Cain and Dena (Jim) Harrington. Loving grandmother of Roger and Justin. Loving sister of Robert Mackey. Sister- in-law of Regina Mackey. Visitation Saturday 9 a.m. at S.S. Peter and Paul. Mass 9:30 a.m. Rosary Friday 6 p.m. Visitation Friday 4-8 p.m. at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren. www.sajewskifh.com
TOOLES ELLIS Age 85 of Detroit, MI, currently residing in Atlanta, passed away on November 5, 2012. He was the beloved husband of the late LaWain Tooles. Father of Sheree, Stuart, and the late Scott and Steven. Funeral service: Monday, November 12, 2012, at New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, 6330 Pembroke Detroit, MI. Viewing at 10:30 a.m. and Service at 11:00 a.m. Visitation at the Ellis Family Funeral Home, 22401 Grand River Avenue Detroit, MI, on Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
WERBA GABRIEL Adored husband of Barrie Werba. Dear father of Dean Werber and Annmarie (Andy) Bragdon. Loving grandfather of Jacob and Alyssa. Devoted brother of Anne Marie (Claude) Hazanavicius. Dearest uncle of Marc (Joanne) Hazanavicius. Also remembered by many other loving family members and friends. SERVICES SUNDAY, 2:00PM AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT THE ADAT SHALOM MEM. PARK CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
WILHELM ROBERT A. Age 84, November 7, 2012. Beloved husband of Mary Catherine (Byrne). Loving father of Loreen (Steve) Bunkers, Michael (Gayle), Susan (Brad) House and the late Sharon Flora. Dear grandfather of Derek, Aidan, Kirk and Evan, Thomas and Steven and Collin. Brother of Dan, Art, Larry and the late Leonard, Joe, Catherine and Jack. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 10th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, 11441 Hubbard, Livonia. Memorials are requested to The Capuchins. Please share a memory at www.rggrharris.com
WITHERELL JACK (July 24, 1925 - October 30, 2012) A proud Navy Veteran of WWII and Korea. Beloved husband of Marilyn for 64 years. Loving father of Kirk (Lynda) Witherell, Lynn (Dave) Kramer and Scott (Lupe) Witherell. Grandfather of Rebecca (Ed) Myers, Crystal Witherell, and Kenneth and Andrea Kleszcz. Dear brother of the late Burt and Lorraine. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
ZEOLLA GIORGIO "GEORGE" November 7, 2012. Age 80. Beloved husband of Catherine for 55 years. Loving father of Jerilyn (Keith) Hammer, George Zeolla and Gina Zeolla. Proud and loving grandfather of Jennifer (Scott) Harris, Ashley (Mark) McIntosh, Jackie (fiance' Steve McNutt) Hammer and great-grandfather of M.J., Chloe, Maddisyn, Maverick and Colton. Dear brother of Virginia (Phil) Vendittelli and the late Maria Mascia, Danny Zeolla and Anna Paolucci. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Mr. Zeolla was proud to serve in the U.S. Marines. Visitation Friday 3-9pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Funeral Saturday in state 9am until time of 9:30am Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 19851 Anita (off of Vernier, between Harper and Beaconsfield). Entombment, Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com.