ANDREOPOULOS NIKOLAOS "UNCLE NICK" age 69 passed away November 7, 2012. Beloved husband of Eleni for 44 years. Dearest father of Harry (Valentina), Bill (Sylvia), George (Louisa). Dear grandfather of Maria, Gabriella, Elena, Nikolaos, Niko, Peter, and Evangelos. Dear brother of Koula Kapordelis. Visitation Monday 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc. 3801 18 Mile (nw corner of Ryan) Trisagion 7 p.m. Mason Service 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday in state 9:30 a.m. with Service 10:00 a.m. St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 11455 Metro Parkway. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. View online guestbook at www.mandizukfuneralhome.com
ARMOUR LAWRENCE WILLIAM SR. Passed away November 6, 2012. Lived in Dearborn, Michigan but formerly from Sun City Center, Florida. Beloved husband of 57 years of Georgine. Dearest father of Sheryl (David) Bieniak and Lawrence Jr. (Kim). Loving grandfather of Ryan, Jay, Kyle, Warren and great-grandfather of Henry and Emmett. Dear brother of James. Larry was born in Vassar, Michigan where he attended high school and was a football and track star. Graduated from Michigan State University and was an employee of Ford Motor Company for 25 years. Loved his sports, hunting, and family. Memorial Service will be Saturday, November 17 at 11 am at Henry Ford Village Chapel, 15101 Ford Rd., Dearborn, with visitation beginning at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Larry's name to the COPD Foundation at www.copdfoundation.org. Share condolences at www.stanleyturowskifuneralhome.com
ASTA CATHERINE "TITA" (NEE AMELLA) November 8, 2012. Age 91. Beloved wife of Giuseppe for 57 cherished years. Loving mother of Marie (Mark) Arcori. Proud grandmother of Catherine and Matthew. Dear sister of Albert (Anna) Amella. Predeceased by her siblings Anthony (Pearl) Amella and Babe (Herbert) Legato. Catherine will be sadly missed by all. Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd). Funeral Monday in state 12:30 p.m. at St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 3665 Walton Blvd (East of Squirrel) until time of Mass 1 p.m. Interment Christian Memorial Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com.
BATTISTA NORMAN R. Age 86. November 9, 2012. Loving father of John (Alice), Carl (Teresa) and Norman (Tammy). Proud grandfather of John (Lucia), Dex, Natalie, Isabella, Grace, Michael and Samuel. Brother of the late Eva, Louis, Catherine, Billy, Gloria and Archie. Visitation Friday 3-9:00 p.m. with Rosary 7:00 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Mass at St. Mary, Our Lady Queen of Families Parish (St. Dorothy Campus - 12255 Frazho Rd. (between Hoover & Schoenherr Rds.). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations preferred to the Dave Thomas Adoption Foundation (davethomasfoundation.org). Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com.
BECK HELEN E. passed away on November 4, 2012 at age 92. Beloved wife for more than 70 years to the late Edward Beck. Dearest mother of Barbara Hayosh. Loving grandmother of Christine (John) Mrsan, Patricia (Tom) Giftos, and James Hayosh. Great-grandmother of six wonderful grandchildren Caitlin, Michael, Jimmy, Caroline, Peter, and Andrea. Survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Memorial service November 14th 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 467 Fairford, Grosse Pointe Woods.
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
BENNETT MARION LOU Ann Arbor, MI passed away on November 7, 2012 surrounded by her family at Arbor Hospice Residence in Ann Arbor. She was born on April 2, 1927 in Detroit to Frederick and Olive (Waite) Wyckoff. Private services will be held at Roseland Cemetery in Berkley, Michigan. Please visit Marion's personal webpage to view her full obituary and to leave a memory at www.niefuneralhomes.com
BLACKMON BEATRICE Affectionately known as Bea, age 82, November 6, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Lee Carl Blackmon. Dear mother to Constance, Frederick (Sylvia), Patricia (Martin), Ava (David), Kimberly (John), Brenda (Kyle), and step-mother of Albert. Survived by many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. Visitation Sunday 3-6 p.m. at Swanson Funeral Home, 14751 McNichols Road West, Detroit, MI 48235. Funeral service Monday at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 13110 14th Street, Detroit, MI 48238.
BLIGHT MELVIN J. January 14, 1932 - November 1, 2012. Loved by his wife Adrianne. Father of Melvin (Donna), Michael and Kimberly (Lawrence) Miller. Grandfather of Jacob and Michael Miller. A memorial celebration will be held at a later date.
BOTTEAS EVANS (EVANGULOUS) JOHN Died peacefully on September 26, 2012, at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen Ballo Botteas. They were married for 47 years and lived in Lake Forest, CA. Son of the late John William Botteas and Elizabeth Maurofridies Botteas. Brother of the late William (Joyce) Botteas. He will be missed by many loving relatives and friends, located primarily in California and Detroit, Michigan, where Evans was born and raised. He served in the Korean War, and was a paralyzed veteran. He will be remembered for his positive spirit, great stories and good humor. A memorial service is being planned for family and friends, with military Honor Guard.
BOURKE JULIE ANN Age 70. November 10, 2012. Beloved wife of Jeremiah Bourke. Loving mother of Jeremiah Bourke (Lydia), Kevin C. Bourke (Stacy), Peter O. Bourke (Julie), and Elizabeth L. Bourke. Dearest grandmother of Eliza, Patrick, Abigail, and Thomas Bourke. Dear sister of Midgie Fannon (John), Mary Jo Youngblood (John), Livvie Lutfy (James), Paul Louisell (Katherine), Marcia McFawn (Joseph) and John Louisell. Preceded in death by her parents Olive and Joseph Louisell and her brothers Gregory, James and Joseph Louisell. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. For visitation and funeral information, please contact Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Inc. at 313-881-8500. Light a candle and share a memory at: www.verheyden.org
BRATTON HANSON R., age 72, November 9, 2012, retired Lieutenant of the Detroit Police Department. Beloved husband of Betty; loving father of Hanson (Tara) and Mark (Michelle); dear grandfather of Tessa and Melissa. Dear brother of Alfred (Irene), Thomas (Eva), Rosemary (Chet) Somerville, Helen Mann and Artie Jones. Dear son of the late Robert and Helen. Visitation 2:30-8 p.m. Monday, November 12 at Gendernalik Funeral Home, 35259 23 Mile Rd., New Baltimore. Funeral service 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 13 in the funeral home.
BROVARNEY GENEVIEVE age 94, died November 8, 2012. Genevieve is survived by her children; Julie (Richard) Hamann, Sally (Frederick) Bobzin, Richard (Cheryl) Brovarney, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and her sister Lorraine Krajewski. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. in state at 9:30 Monday, November 12 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 19851 Anita Harper Woods, MI 48225. Visitation will be Sunday 4-7 p.m. at New Traditions Funeral & Cremation Services, 22121 Kelly Rd. Eastpointe, MI 48021. Burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. www.newtraditionsfuneral.com
CASTIGLIONE CARLO JOSEPH of Ormand Beach Fl. Born in Detroit Mi. on June 11th 1934; died November 4th of 2012. Leaving behind his loving wife of 55 years, Martha. Survived by his sons Joe of Mt., Carlo L. (Jill) of Mi. Daughter Christina (Stephen) DiSalvo of Fl. Grandchildren Tianna, Natalia, Anjelicia DiSalvo. Carlie and Carlo J. Castiglione, Bianca, Sasha, Dyani Castiglione. Brother Vince (Susan) of Ca. Sister-in-law Nancy of Mi. Brother-in-law Joe (Lois) and Louis Sposita. Carlo served in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1956 - 1958. He was a retired Business Manager and a 58 year Member of Plumbers Local Union 98 of Detroit Mi. A private service was held in Florida, in lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Michigan Parkinson Foundation 30400 Telegraph Road Suite 150 Bingham Farms Mi. 48025.
CHALL MARY-LOU Passed away November 5, 2012 in Lexington S.C. She had lived most of her life in Detroit and worked at The Detroit Free Press. Survived by her brother Robert, sister-in-law, Ann. two nieces, Toni and Teri and nephew, Robert.
CIAK MATTHEW Age 48 of Allen Park. Beloved son of Mary and the late Raymond. Loving brother of Susan (Walt) Surducan, Christopher (Cindy) Ciak, Paul (Christine) Ciak and Jennifer (Dan) Waligora. Dear uncle of several nieces and nephews. Matthew had a great love of military history, worked at Ford Motor Company for 18 years and was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. Visitation Sunday 1:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Rosary at the John K. Solosy Funeral Home 3206 Fort St., Lincoln Park, (313) 383-1870. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. at Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1540 Riverbank, Lincoln Park. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. www.solosyfuneralhome.com
COLANTONI VALENTINO, born January 19, 1930, died November 8, 2012. Beloved husband of Josephine. Father of Dina (Mike) Zuccolillo and Carla (Patrick) Potter, and step-father of Rob (Carey) Cornacchini, Ron (Betty) Cornacchini, and Chris (Renee) Lauderback. 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
COLCERNIAN JOHN S. Age 92 of Sterling Heights, Ml passed away on November 9, 2012 at his son Patrick's home in the Chicago Area. He was born November 13, 1919 in Italy. He is survived by his sons Ronald (Lynn), Allan (Karen) and Patrick (Madelyne); step-sons Steven Johnston and Gary Forbes; his grandchildren Alexander, Christina, Nicholas, Bethany and Laura Colcernian; step-grandchildren Anthony and Julia Johnston. Private services are being handled by Wait Ross Allanson Funeral and Cremation Services located at 201 S. Main St. Algonquin, lL. For More information call (847) 658-4232 or log on to www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.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
COOPER FRANK E. age 93, passed away November 9, 2012. He was a proud Army Veteran of WWII. Beloved husband of the late Margaret L. Cooper. Loving father of Frank E. (Jennifer) Cooper, Sandra L. (Angelo) Di Donato, Janice M. Cooper and the late Ronald H. Cooper. Dear grandfather of eight and great- grandfather of eighteen. Visitation at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Rd. (three blks. e. of Van Dyke) Utica Sunday from 2:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service at 7:00 p.m. Mr. Cooper will lie in state at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 54045 Schoenherr, Shelby Twp. on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. time of Mass. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
DANE RAE November 10, 2012. Age 75. Beloved wife of the late Stephen W. Loving mother of Robin (Tom) Angott, Craig Dane, and Melissa Dane. Proud grandmother of six and one great- grandson. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 East Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr), Monday 12 noon-9 p.m. and Tuesday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers memorials to Gleaners would be appreciated. Memories shared at www.bcfh.com.
DeFOUR FRANCES M. Age 92, passed away November 9, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Emil J. Dear mother of Suzanne (Stanley) Krus, David (Karen), Richard (Susan Sorrentino), and Robert (Mary). Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Sister of Richard and Bette Dellies. She is predeceased by three sisters. A Memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Friday, November 16, 2012 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Rd., Utica. Arrangement by Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, Utica. www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
DESMET ROSE MARIE age 87 died November 9, 2012. Beloved wife of Charles. Dear mother of Mary (Richard) Dubay, Joan, Larry and Sue Desmet. Grandmother of four; great-grandmother of seven. Funeral Mass Tuesday 9:30 a.m. (in state 9:00 a.m.) at St. Michael Catholic Church, 40501 Hayes Road, Sterling Heights 48313. Visitation Monday 2-8 p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Road, Clinton Township 48038. Memorial Contributions to American Cancer. www.resurrectionfuneralhome.com
DONAHUE EDWARD D. Age 83, November 6, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Patricia (April 11, 2008). Dearest father of Kathleen M. (Tom) Merritt, Edward D. Jr. (Nancy) and Patrick M. (Robin) Donahue. Loving grandfather of Nicole (Scott) Wittenberg, Anna, Patrick, Erin and Danny Donahue and great grandfather of Lilliana and Peyton Wittenberg and Kaydince and Rileyrose Donahue. Funeral Service Tuesday 11:30 a.m. at the Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery (12 Mile and Novi Roads). Visiting Monday 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at The Fisher Funeral Home, 24501 Five Mile Rd. (btw Beech Daly and Telegraph) Redford Twp. (313) 535-3030.
EMERSON JANET M. Age 68, November 1, 2012 of Bloomfield Hills, MI. Janet was the loving wife of Arthur for 48 years; the beloved mother of Todd (Rosemary) and Lisa Emerson; and dear grandmother of Caitlin and Andrew Emerson. Sister of Joanne (Kevin) Zaner. Daughter of the late William and Olga Prew and sister of the late William Prew, Jr. A Memorial Service will be held at Kirk in the Hills, Bloomfield Hills on November 30, 2012, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials may be made to either the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (jdrf.org) or the National Kidney Foundation. Please share memories at www.cremationmichigan.com.
FINNERTY JOAN E. November 10, 2012. Beloved wife of Keith. Loving mother of Keith (Nancy) Finnerty, Gayle (John) Wierzbicki and Donald (Kimberly) Finnerty. Dear sister of Jane (Ronald) Delaney. Also eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. and service Thursday 11 a.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Rd. (four blks. e. of Woodward), Royal Oak. Memorial contributions to Beaumont Hospice appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
FOLEY BILL 72, Resident of Las Vegas, Nevada. Born in Detroit on September 22, 1940, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2012. Survived by his sister Linda D'Agostino, brother Ronald Mitchell. Four children, Victoria Wilkes (Glen), Holly Byars (Kevin), Joseph Foley (Dawn), April Tiefry (Butch), dear friend Bill Moulton (Janeen), 11 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, four nieces and one nephew. Future Memorial to be held in Michigan.
GALLUP QUIRK JUDITH Dearest Mom of Sari Scott, Laura Quirk and Deborah (Joe) Tencza. Dear sister to Chuck Gallup. Judy had nine grandchildren that adored her, Ben and Liz Hopkins, Heather Hopkins, Chris Scott, Alyssa Scott, Andrew Scott, Jeff Tencza, Rebecca Tencza, Kristin Tencza and great- granddaughter Samantha Hopkins. Our hearts are with you mommy/grandma.
GARFINKEL ROSLYN Beloved wife of the late Saul Garfinkel. Cherished mother of Susan (Tom) Jalone, Bonnie (Elliot) Sorkin, and Sanford Garfinkel. Loving grandmother of Elizabeth Jalone, Stacy (Brenton Ernest) Jalone, and Lee Sorkin. Dear great-grandmother of Melody and Bethany Ernest. Devoted sister of Natalie Gewertz and the late Eileen Katz. GRAVESIDE SERVICES 2 P.M. SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT BETH MOSES (BETH AHM) CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
GEARIN CHRISTEL L., 53, of Farmington Hills, November 10, 2012. Christel is survived by her loving children, Jeffrey Lampear (Samantha) and Jonathon Lampear; her devoted parents, Patricia Dygert (Thomas) and the late Robert Gearin; her beloved siblings, Candice Winkler, Cynthia Kotwicki (David), Catherine DeGiorgio (Dennis) and Cheryl Waack (Louis). Christel is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A funeral ceremony will be held on Monday, November 12th, 7:00 p.m. at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Road (btwn. 9-10 Mile Rds.), Farmington. Visitation, Monday 1:00 p.m. until the service at 7:00 p.m. Memorial tributes suggested to Angela Hospice, angelahospice.org. heeney-sundquist.com
GILFILLAN WILLIAM November 1, age 82 of Shelby. Beloved husband of Marilyn. Dear father of Kevin (Diane), Scott (Kellie) and the late Heather (Mark) Breight. Dear brother of the late Robert. Loving grandfather of eight and great grandfather of five. Private services were entrusted to the Faulmann & Walsh Golden Rule Funeral Home of Fraser. Share memories with the family at www.faulmannwalsh.com.
HALL JUANITA Age 78. November 8, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Elmer. Dear mother of Brenda (Paul) Settle, Krisan (Kirk) Shantz, Craig Hall, Laurie (Mark) Fournier, and the late Guy Hall. Loving grandmother of Guy Jr., Paul Jr., Christopher, Kyle, Kelsey, Ryan, Jessica, Mary, and Mark. Great-grandmother of Vanessa, Tiffany, Emily, and Madison, Juanita was one of 14 brothers and sisters. Memorial gathering Monday 4-7 p.m. with a Memorial Service Tuesday 11 a.m. at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre, Madison Heights, MI 48071. Share a memory at edwardswansonandsonfuneralhome.com.
HALL ROSE T. Age 92, of Dearborn, died November 9, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Earl. Loving mother of Jessica Hall, Rose Marie (Gregg) Fontana, Michael Hall, Nancy (Keith) Hatchett, Mary Lou (Mike) Labadie, Patricia (Ralph) Evans, Elizabeth (Doug) Grier, and Celeste (Gary) Martin. Loving grandmother of 14, great-grandmother of 15. Sister of Joe and Tony Nader and Norma Nader and Mary Watts. Funeral Services Monday, November 12 at 11 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 22430 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, 48124. Visitation, Sunday, November 11, 28 p.m., Querfeld Funeral Home, 1200 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn. Memorials to St. Dominic's Outreach Center, 4835 Lincoln St., Detroit, MI 48208 or Hospice of Michigan, 400 Mack Ave., Detroit, MI 48201. www.querfeldfuneralhome.com
HARKINS EDWARD GERALD "JERRY" 86, of Farmington, November 9, 2012. Jerry is the beloved husband of the late Clare (d. 2003). Loving and devoted father of Noreene, Joanne (Jon) Davis, Kathleen, Sheila (Wade) Brown, and Eileen (Dominic) Sacca. Cherished grandfather of Nicole (Steve) Trombley, Scott (Courtney), Christine (Patrick) Kelsoe, Connor and Genevieve Brown, and Dominic, Bridget, MaryClare and Luke Sacca. Dearest brother-in-law of Joan (the late Terence) Farrar; great-grandfather of six; and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visitation at the Heeny-Sundquist Funeral Home, downtown Farmington and Funeral Mass arrangments at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Farmington, are incomplete. Please contact the funeral home (248-474-5200 or heeney-sundquist.com) for updated information. Interment, with Naval Honors, at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Memorial gifts suggested to Our Lady of Sorrows Athletic Committee. heeney-sundquist.com
HUBBARD ROGER D. died suddenly on October 13, 2012. His wife, Linda, and son, Daniel, are joined in grief with family members in New York, Wisconsin, and elsewhere, and by friends and colleagues in Michigan. Memorial gathering Friday, November 16th from 6 p.m. until the time of service 7 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak. Memorial donations may be made to Partners in International Education, 1020 E. Square Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 (email@example.com). See www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com for obituary.
JAKUBOWSKI DELPHINE S. 82, November 9, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Leonard Loving mother of Michael (Elisha), Kathleen (Thomas) Pump, Laura (Brian) Skinner and Christopher Dear grandmother of Jennifer, Christopher, Rachael, Patrick, Kelley and Alyssa. Visitation Wednesday 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., with a 7 p.m. Rosary Service, at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Rd .(NW Cor. of Ryan). Mass of Christian Burial Thursday 10 am at St. Jane Frances Catholic Church. Delphine will lie in state from 9:30 am until time of Mass. Please share memories at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com
JUSZCZYK EDWARD J. On November 9, 2012. Dearest husband of Catherine. Beloved father of Frances (Tim) Timmerman, David (Jane), Robert (Kimberly), William (Debra). Dear grandfather of seven, great-grand-father of two. Brother to Dolores (Harold). Predeceased by son Paul and great-grandson Luke. Visitation at Arthur J. VanLerberghe Funeral Home, 30600 Harper, St. Clair Shores on Monday 3-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at St. Margaret of Scotland at 10 a.m., in state 9:30 a.m. Share memories at VanFuneral.com
KATZ MARVIN Beloved husband of Naomi Katz. Dear father of Steven (Amy) Katz, Joel (Staci) Katz, Debbie (Chris) Hackman, and the late Allen Katz. Dearest brother of Johnny (Suzie) Katz and Esther Winer. Loving grandfather of Kayla and Brianna Koch, Hannah, Benjamin, and Samantha Katz, Alayna, Paige, and Noah Hackman. Also remembered by many loving nieces, nephews, family members, and friends. SERVICES TODAY 12 NOON AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, 248-406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.
KAY AILEEN November 7, 2012, Age 79. Beloved wife of the late Donald Kay, Sr. Dear mother of Donald S. Jr., Stephen C. (Janice), Michael T. (Colleen), and the late John F. Also survived by eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail) Sunday 6 - 9 p.m. Rosary at 6:30 p.m. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. St. Albert the Great Church, 4855 Parker in Dearborn Heights (E. of Telegraph at Annapolis), until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
KIMBALL DORIS M. Age 82, November 9, 2012 of Rochester Hills. Loving wife of the late Roderick "Rocky". Dearest mom of Rocky (Char), Chris (Wayne) Corteville, and Kim (Caryl). Proud grandma of P.J., Rocky, Brian, Myles, and great- grandma of Tessa and Gavin. Celebration of Life services will be privately conducted by the family on December 1, 2012 at the family residence. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Disabled American Veterans. www.pixelyfh.com
KISIELEWSKI CASIMIR H. November 9, 2012. Age 76 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved husband of Wauneta of 54 years. Loving father of James (Asia), Timothy (Jenn), and Susan (Roger) Wilk. Dear brother of the late Stanley Dominiak, John Kisielewski, and Frances Tullke. Dearest grandfather of Brendan, Adam, Colin, and Dominick. Casimir will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 2-9 p.m. Rosary 4 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Rd., (313) 278-5100. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. with a 10 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection to follow at St. Anselm Catholic Church, 17650 W. Outer Drive, Dearborn Heights. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com.
KLANKE MARY L. Age 78 Passed away November 8, 2012 in her home surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Donald. Loving mother of David (Suzie) Klanke, Janet Carroll, Joanne (Robert) Norwood, Nancy (Allan) Bensley, Gary (Shelly) Klanke, Ronald (Aileen) Klanke and Sharon (Lewis) Sturgeon. Dearest grandmother of 12, four step-grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Olga, Raymond, Carol, Ken, the late Eleanor and the late Richard. Visitation Monday 1-9 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday 10 a.m. at the David J. Wysocki Funeral Home 29440 Ryan Rd. (1 blk. N. of 12 Mile Rd.) Warren. Interment White Chapel Cemetery.
KRAJEWSKI NINA F. (NEE TROSZYNSKI) age 86, formerly of Southfield, MI and Sunny Hills, FL. Beloved wife of Stanley for 63 years. Loving mother of Corinna (Roger) Weber and Renata (Tom) Erickson. Proud grandmother of Ashley Weber, Owen Weber, Trevor (Tanisha) Erickson, and Evan Erickson. Dear sister of Sheila Burcon. Nina was a dynamic and intelligent woman. She taught music for many years at Detroit Public Schools. A talented pianist, she performed at numerous venues in Detroit, including the Masonic Temple Theatre. She and Stan were proud supporters of the Polish community. Visitation Sunday November 11th 3-8 p.m. at the Union Lake Road Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 1233 Union Lake Rd. White Lake. In state Monday November 12th at 10 a.m. with 11 a.m. Funeral Mass at the Shrine Chapel of the Orchard Lake Schools, 3535 Indian Trail, Orchard Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Orchard Lake Schools. Share a memory online at www.eltonblackandsonwhitelake.com.
LaCROIX ROBERT E. Age 91, of Clawson, died November 5, 2012. Proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Retired from Chrysler. Beloved husband of Lucille LaCroix. Brother-in-law of Roderick (Carol Jean) Spence, the late David Spence and the late Myron Spence. Also many nieces and nephews. Services were held privately. Condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
LADOSKI WALLY Age 92. November 9, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Olga. Loving father of Douglas (Lynda), Diane Kaminski and Don. Cherished grandfather of four and great-grandfather of five. Arrangements entrusted to Harry J. Will Funeral Home. A memorial service is planned at a later date.
LEE NANCY F. age 78 of West Bloomfield passed away October 27, 2012. Beloved wife of 53 years of Charles. Loving mother of Charles "Chip," Jr. (Liz), Betsy, Margie (Bill) Schultz, and Carrie (Sean) McCardel. Dear grandmother ("Nama") of eight wonderful grandchildren. Sister of Tom Clarke and John Clarke. Nancy was a caring and loving mother and grandmother. She will indeed be deeply missed. Memorial service from Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian, 5171 Commerce Rd, Orchard Lake, Monday 11 a.m. Friends may visit 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment Pine Lake Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Nancy's name to Residential Hospice, 30755 Barrington, Madison Hts, MI 48071 appreciated Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.
LIFTER OLGA R. Beloved wife of the late Sheldon J. Lifter. Dear mother of Mark (Arlene Oakland) Lifter. Dearest sister of Hazel (the late Isadore) Fischer. Loving grandmother of Elaine (Matthew Foraker) Lifter and Matthew (Michelle) Lifter. Great-grandmother of Aiden, Hudson, and Cooper. Also remembered by a loving niece, nephews, other family members, friends, and a special devoted friend Linda Palugyay. Olga immigrated from Australia to Detroit at the end of WWII after marrying Sheldon, a U.S. soldier from Detroit with whom she would spend 60 happy years. She worked for nearly 50 years as a skilled bookkeeper. SERVICES TUESDAY, 10 A.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMNIGTON HILLS, (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT THE BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.
LINKLATER RICHARD With great sadness the family of Richard Scott Linklater of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Boynton Beach, Florida, announces his passing on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Hospice of the Palm Beaches, due to complications from a heart attack on October 3, 2012. Born in Detroit, MI, May 1, 1946, age 66, the beloved son of the late George and Bernice Linklater of Bloomfield Hills, MI, brother of the late Tom Linklater of Rochester Hills, MI. Survived by his loving sister, Barbara Linklater Hohman (husband Tom), of Charlotte, NC; and niece, Jeanne McAtamney (husband Ken), and sister-in-law, Bonnie Linklater, of Winnetka, IL. Great uncle of Jane and Leah Hohman, and Sarah, Joseph, and Thomas McAtamney. Great friend to many. His cremains to be to joined with the Gulf Stream, and a memorial service to celebrate his life in August 2013, Birmingham, Michigan. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations to the JDRF, or charity of your choice.
LOFGREN CAROLYN PEARL (GRAHAM) born January 2, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. Raised in Ionia and Pleasant Ridge, Carolyn briefly attended CMU before graduating from the University of Michigan in 1950. Carolyn was employed for 20 years (to the day) at MDSS. She raised her family in Royal Oak before retiring to her Lake Michigan home north of Elk Rapids, and wintering for many years on South Padre Island. Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Jack Lofgren, her parents Ivan and Faye Graham, and her sister Patricia (Howard) Caudle. Carolyn is survived by her three sons, Michael (Ann), Richard (Lynn) and Andrew (Elizabeth), and seven grandchildren Martha (Nathan) Linsley, Andrea, Emma, Zoey, Luke, Sam and (of course) Jake, as well as many beloved (great) nieces and nephews. Carolyn loved dogs, travel, bridge, and cheering on her Wolverines from her seats on the 50. She will be missed most by her "boys", and by her many friends and bridge partners, and certainly by her grandchildren who quickly learned that "there is no cryin' in card games." The family will be holding a celebration of her life sometime next Summer. Bequeaths may be sent to: Bellwether Harbor Animal Shelter, 7645 W. 48th St., Fremont, MI 49412, or a Humane Society of your choice.
LONG RICHARD J. Age 55 of Canton. Entered eternal life unexpectedly on November 7, 2012. Born on Valentine's Day in 1957 to Raymond and Catherine Long, both deceased. Survived by his brother, Jerry and sister Betty Ann. Graduate of West Bloomfield High School and Michigan State University. Avid sports fan and golfer. His diverse career included Supply Chain Management and Purchasing at University of Michigan Hospital and Retail Management at J.C. Penney in Canton. Also survived by his aunts and uncle, Mae Long, Margaret and Jack Demmer, cousins and many friends. Visitation Tuesday 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Scripture Service 7 p.m. In state Wednesday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Colman Catholic Church, 32500 Middlebelt, Farmington Hills. Interment Holy Sepulchre. Donations can be made to the American Heart Association, Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Detroit or the charity of your choice. www.mccabefuneralhome.com