ADAMO PETER VINCENT Age 58 of Harrison Township, October 25, 2012. Peter was the significant other and best friend to Gale Powers. Loving father of Katie (Jeremy) Adams, Kristin Adamo, and Sara Adamo. Dear grandfather of Makhayla, Kayden, and Elleah Adams. Brother of Linda (William) Fox, John (Connie) Adamo, Paul (Krista) Adamo, and Mark (Joan) Adamo, James Gregory (Elaine) Adamo, and Kevin Adamo. Uncle Pete to many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 100 New St., Mt. Clemens, MI 48043. Share memories at www.schultzfuneralhome.com
ALDRIDGE ANN PATRICIA (MOYER) November 10, 2012. Fought a courageous battle against breast cancer. Ann was born in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from St. Francis de Sales school. She had an insatiable zest for life, and never allowed even the worst of life's challenges to defeat her. She loved her family and friends, especially grandson, Kallen. Annie was loved by all. She is survived by her loving husband David, son Michael (Brandy), grandson Kallen, siblings Bill (Jan) Moyer, Steve (Yvonne) Moyer, Maureen Moyer (Marilyn Waxberg). Ann leaves behind many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Ann was preceded in death by son Billy. A memorial service will take place in December. Memorial tributes to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, or Salvation Army.
ARTHUR PATRICIA "PATTY" age 45. Loving wife of Thomas Joseph. Beloved mother of Kiera Joseph, and Thomas "Trey" Joseph III. Daughter of the late William Arthur II and Joanne Arthur, sister of Bill (Dawn) and Robert (Patricia) Arthur, daughter-in-law of Thomas Joseph Sr. and Linda Joseph, and sister-in-law of Monica (Shaun) McCracken, and Melissa Joseph. Visitation Tuesday 2:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 45100 W. Warren Road in Canton. Funeral Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. www.neely-turowski.com
ATWOOD SCOTT "WOODY" Age 54. November 15, 2012. Beloved father of Christopher. Dear brother of Raymond (Merriechris) and William (Kathy). Proud uncle of five nieces and nephews and two great-nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday 1-9 p.m. and service Monday 11 a.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E. of Woodward), Royal Oak. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
BALASH ALBERT "AL" Age 74, November 11, 2012. Beloved husband of Carol of 45 years. Dearest father of Monica, Veronica, Christopher, Suzanna Jahjah, and Alison Wink. Proud grandfather of Gabrielle, Gavin, Izabella, Eliana, and Ella. He is survived by his sister, Mary Ann and brother Ernest. Memorial visitation Saturday, November 24, 9:30 a.m. until time of Memorial Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Colman Catholic Church, 32500 Middlebelt Rd., Farmington Hills. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Father Solanus or Disabled Veterans of America. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
BARTKOWSKI MARGARET Age 85, of Oak Park, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012. Beloved wife of Zigmund for 63 years. Dearest mother of Laura (Bob) Powers, Donald (Mary) Bartkowski, and Janice (Jim) Lynch. Loving grandmother of Kyle and Emily Lynch and Annie, Daniel, and Maggie Bartkowski. She was a life long member of Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church. Visitation at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 Twelve Mile Road (two blocks west of Woodward Avenue), Berkley 3-9 p.m. Tuesday. Scripture service 7 p.m. Tuesday. In state at Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church, 2600 Harvard Road at the corner of Coolidge Highway in Berkley Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Society of St. Vincent De Paul and to the charity of your choice. Share a memory with the family at www.sawyerfuller.com.
BOYD BETTY (ELIZABETH) Age 90, passed away November 7th, 2012. Preceded in death by parents (Archie and Velma Boyd) and sister (Anita Stong). Survived by sister (Patricia Malone) and nieces and nephews. Memorial Service held 10:30 am November 25th at Trinity Episcopal Church in Farmington Hills. Interment at Roseland Park Cemetery November 26th.
BURTON CLARENCE MONROE, III "BUZ" November 14, 2012. Age 60 of Royal Oak. Proud graduate of the Detroit College of Law 1980. Longtime practicing attorney in the Detroit area. Last descendant bearing the name of Clarence M. Burton, founder of the Burton Historical Archives at the Detroit Public Library, the Detroit Historical Museum and Burton Abstract & Title Co. Beloved husband of Valerie K. (nee Bosnyak) for eight years. Dear brother of Beth Stepek (Dave). Uncle of Matt and Drew. Also survived by many colleagues and friends. The family appreciates the loving care of the Rose Cancer Center and Inpatient Hospice at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Beaumont Foundation, 3711 W. Thirteen Mile Rd., Royal Oak, MI 48073 or online at www.foundation.beaumont.edu to be used for the comfort and benefit of Inpatient Hospice and Rose Cancer Center patients and their families at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Checks should identify "In memory of Buz Burton". A celebration of life reception will be held at a later date. A.J. Desmond & Sons 248-549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.
CARENE NICHOLAS "NICK" JR., 74, of New Baltimore, Michigan, suddenly passed away, Friday, November 9. He's survived by his loving wife, Suzanne; daughters Cynthia (Dan) Mendenhall and Christina (Tommy) Doran, son Nicholas Carene, stepdaughter Elizabeth Wilkins; siblings, Gail (Bob) Mitchell, Diane (Ed) Klobucher, Denise Carene, Victor (Lorraine) Brierley, sister-in-law Elaine Carene; grandchildren Lucy Doran and Michael J. Mendenhall; and dog Fabio. His extended family included many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, all whom he adored. He was preceded in death by parents Nicholas and Betty Carene, brother Jim, and son Nicky (5). Nick was born on June 28, 1938 in Royal Oak, raised in Hazel Park and graduated from Hazel Park High in 1956. He retired in 2004 from Nachi America after a successful career as an Engineer/General Sales Mgr. Nick treasured his family and also enjoyed boating and sports, playing hockey until he was 56. He was an avid car enthusiast/collector, completing his muscle car this summer and driving it in the multi-state Hot Rod Power Tour. Nick's sister Denise was born with Down Syndrome and was his inspiration to join the Water Warriors (Special Olympics). He was a member of the Water Warriors for 20 years, participating in many fundraising activities, including an annual jet-ski endurance ride in Lake Huron. He was the oldest member to complete the 350-mile trip, and the only person to complete the entire ride on a stand-up machine. Nick had a passion for life, was a charming, energetic, hard-working, fun-loving man, and will be forever missed by all who knew him. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend a Memorial Service (2 pm) and Celebration of his Life on December 1, 2012, from 1 to 6 pm, Gino's Surf, 37400 Jefferson Avenue, Harrison Twp., MI. Contributions in honor of Nick can be made to Special Olympics, MI to the "Nick Carene Memorial Fund". Mail to: Water Warriors-Special Olympics, PO Box 234, Anchorville, MI 48004. Envelopes will also be available at the service or follow this link, http://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/memorialsnickcarenesr/water-warriors-mackinaw-ride-2013
CHRISTIE ROBERT E. 90; of Farmington Hills, former Chrysler metal model shop employee, November 12, 2012. Richard is survived by his dear wife, Bette Wabers Christie; sister, Winnie Valentine; sons, Curtis B. Christie and John (Maggie) Christie; daughter, Linda Kalmbach; step-son, Hugh (Jennie) Wabers; and grandchildren, Kate, Keegan, Jason, Devin, Rachel and Christiaan. Preceded in death by his first wife, Marilyn, and brothers, Darwin and Don. Favorite pastimes include spending time with family and friends, flying small planes, boating on Lake St. Clair and spending winters in Texas and Arizona. Memorial service Sunday, December 2, 3:00 p.m., at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Farmington, 25301 Halsted Road, Farmington Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations suggested to the church endowment fund, Alzheimer's Association or American Cancer Society. www.heeney-sundquist.com
CHURCHILL MARILYN November 15, 2012, age 86. Beloved wife of the late Winston for 64 years. Dear mother of Melody Lepley, Perry Churchill, and Winston Churchill II (Gloria). Past President and Secretary of several philanthropic clubs including the Federation of Women's Clubs of Metropolitan Detroit, and Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan. Marilyn also served as Deacon and Elder of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church. Sister of Wanda Meredith and the late DeForrest Gilbert. Visitation MANNS-FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 17000 Middlebelt Road (South of Six Mile Road), on Sunday, 12 noon to 7 p.m. In state on Monday, 10:30 a.m. until time of Services, 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 27475 Five Mile Road (one block West of Inkster Road) in Livonia. Share a memory at www.mannsfuneralhome.com.
CICCONE SABATINO November 15, 2012. Age 93. Beloved husband of Angela (nee Pelino) for 65 cherished years. Loving father of Flora (Eladio) Quintanilla and Franca (Paul) Recchia. Proud grandfather of Franco (Cynthia) Recchia and great-grandfather of Luca and Nico, and the Quintanilla children. Predeceased by his dear siblings Gemmina, Mariannina, Alessandro, Gaetano, and Giovanni. Adored brother-in-law of Mario (Maria) Pelino and Giuseppina Ciccone. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 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 9 a.m. at St. Blase Catholic Church, 12151 15 Mile Rd. (between Dodge Park and Schoenherr) until time of Mass 9:30 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
CLEARY CHERYL ANN Age 62 November 17, 2012. Beloved wife of Dennis. Dear mother of Michael (Lisa) Cleary. Cherished grandmother of Margaret Lynn Cleary. Daughter of the late Lynn and the late LaVern Apsey. Sister of the late Kara Lynne Hupp. Also survived by her in-laws, nieces, nephews, and countless friends. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Tuesday 3-8 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Dennis Church, 2200 E. Twelve Mile Rd., Royal Oak, Wednesday 10:30 a.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 10 a.m. Memorials appreciated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter, 21311 Civic Center Drive, Southfield, Michigan 48076. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
COCHRAN PEMBLETON THOMAS aka PT, born February 3, 1920 passed away on November 13, 2012. He retired from the City of Detroit as the Head Real Estate Appraiser in 1986. He was an original Tuskegee Airmen. He was a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. PT leaves behind his wife Ruth of fifty-three years, daughter Edith Adams (George), Belinda Cochran, two granddaughters Kanika Jones (Marvin) and Leslie Apple, six great-grandchildren, Kaleizhanae Bell, Kaitlynn Jones, Myles Jones, Londyn Apple, Madison Jones and Kaeden Jones.
CONSIGLIO ALICIA M. (nee TRYBUS) Age 83, November 13, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Alicia was predeceased by her parents Stanley and Frances Trybus and siblings Irene Roberge, Bernard Burda and Gerald Burda. Funeral Monday Instate 9:00am at St. Michael Church 40501 Hayes (btw. 17 and 18 Mile Rds) until time of Mass at 9:30am. Donations are welcome to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Entombment St. John Cemetery, Fraser. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
CORTESE MARIE HELENE (NEE SALVETTI) January 5, 1927 - November 16, 2012. Daughter of Edouardo and Adele Salvetti and sister to Pio and Thomas. Beloved wife of the late Ralph L. Cherished mother of Patrick (Terry), Michael, Susan (Thomas) McMullen, Linda (David) Williams and Ralph (Magdalena). Loving grandmother to Sara (Michael) Mitchell, Loren, Michael (Rachel), Derek, Angela, Jeffrey, Kelly, Emily, Rocco, Renee and Santino. Great-grandmother to Mikayla, Maria, Jackson and Bayle-Bea. Marie Helene will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery where she will once again be united with Ralph, her dear husband and lifelong partner of 60 years. Visitation Sunday 2-8 and Monday 3-8 with Rosary Monday 6:30 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road in Livonia. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11 a.m., with in state 10 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 S. Lafayette, South Lyon. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
CUMMING ROBERT November 14, 2012, Age 92. Born Glasgow, Scotland. Survived by wife Agnes, son Douglas, step-daughters May (Bob) Forsythe, Morag (Jim) Nowak, Sandy (Douglas) Lerner, eight grand-children, 11 great- grandchildren, one great-great grandchild. Member of Detroit Burns Club, White Heather Club and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. A Memorial will be held November 25th at 1 p.m. at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 26701 Joy Rd., Dearborn Heights, MI 48127.
DARGAS ANNA Age 95. Wife of the late Adam. Sister of Victor (Marie) Yokin, and the late Edna Klucens. Aunt of Mary Ellen "Rella" (David) Yokin, the late Noel Yokin, Amy Yokin, Vincent, Robert (Mary), and Raymond (Mariella) Klucens. Visitation Sunday 2-8 p.m. with 7 p.m. rosary at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (btw 6 & 7 Mile). In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Mass at Church of the Transfiguration, 25225 Code Rd. in Southfield (n. of 10 Mile). Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
DAKIN RUTH G. age 93 November 16, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Charles Broughton Loftis and the late Robert Calvin Dakin. Dear mother of Charles (Mary) Loftis Dakin. Cherished grandmother of Charles, Ross, and Elizabeth Dakin. Sister of George Bailey and Peggy Reno. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Tuesday, November 20th, 3-7 p.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Name Church, 630 Harmon, Birmingham, Wednesday, November 21st, 10 a.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 9:30 a.m. Memorials appreciated to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
DAVIS EDWARD "MR. ED" Of Detroit. 87 years old. Died Saturday morning. Loving father of Jean Marie Varani, Diana L. Burdette, and Edvard Gustafson. Services will be held at a later date.
DEDENBACH HELEN MARGARET age 96 November 15, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Dear sister of the late William and Arthur Przybycien. Survived by several relatives and friends. Visitation Sunday 2:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Monday 12:00 noon. A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr & Masonic (13 1/2 Mile Rd.) Warren. Family suggests Memorial contributions to the Capuchin Monastery 1820 Mt. Elliot Ave. Detroit, 48207 would be appreciated. ahpeters.com
DiCICCO SOPHIE L. age 87, November 17, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Tony. Sister of Josephine Bargiel and the late Stephanie Ziemba, Helen Griwicki and Joseph Mikulak. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Sons Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In state Tuesday 10:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Dunstan Catholic Church, 1515 Belton (two blocks west of Inkster, two blocks south of Ford Rd.). Family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
DIETRICH JOHN Quietly surrounded by family November 16, 2012 after a lengthy illness. Son of John Dietrich, Sr. and Maria Dietrich, older brother of Dr. Michael Dietrich and wife Patricia Dietrich of Windsor, Ontario, all who predec-eased him. Loving husband of Mary for 61 years. John and Mary had three children, daughter Janice Dietrich of Novi, Michigan; son Dr. John W. Dietrich of Akron, Ohio; daughter Marilyn and husband Wade Bray of Brighton, Michigan. He was a loving and proud grandfather to Anthony and Jacob Mastropaolo of Novi; Jonathan Dietrich, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut and Tyler Dietrich of Akron, Ohio. John enjoyed his many longtime friends, nieces and nephews, as well as special companions Bella Bear and Baxter Bear Bray. Cars and engines were John's lifelong passion. He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 1948 from Detroit Institute of Technology and did graduate studies at University of Michigan. A registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), he was a lifelong member of the Professional Engineers of Canada and the Society of Automotive Engineers. He specialized in engine engineering, retiring in 1994 after a 32-year career at Ford Motor Co. John had a voracious zest for life, a keen mind, and enjoyed enthusiastic conversations with everyone. John was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Dearborn, Michigan and through family history a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Windsor, Ontario. Visitation will be Sunday, November 18 at Querfeld Funeral Home, 1200 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, Michigan from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. with prayers at 4:00 p.m. A service honoring John's life will be held Monday, November 19 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 21915 Beech Street, Dearborn at 11:00 a.m., Pastor Dr. Colleen Kamke officiating. Viewing at the church will precede the service at 10:00 a.m. interment will be at Mt. Kelly Cemetery, Dearborn. In appreciation of his life, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul Lutheran Church Organ Fund, or to Trinity Lutheran Church in Windsor, Ontario. www.querfeldfuneralhome.com
DOMBROWSKI JoANN November 15, 2012. Age 56. Beloved daughter of the late Thaddeus "Ted" and Bette. Dear sister of Mark (MaryAnn). Proud and loving aunt of Aaron (Rachael). Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Inurnment, Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Memorial contributions to The Community Living Center are appreciated. Please share memories with the family at their "Online Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
DRAKE RAYMOND JOSEPH of Ann Arbor, MI, age 98, passed away on November 11, 2012 surrounded by his family. Raymond was born on July 25, 1914 in Detroit, MI, the son of the late Adam and Sophia Kaczorowski. On June 5, 1942, Raymond married Minnie Edyth Thomas (Tommie) in Chattanooga, TN who preceded him. Ray was a retired Lt. Col. of the U.S. Army. He also retired from Eastern Michigan's Marketing Department as a professor. Raymond was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Kaczorowski, sister, Eleanor Richardson, granddaughter, Kathleen Stegall and great-grandson, Phillip Ponder. He is survived by his son, Raymond Drake (Joan), daughters, Patricia Stegall (James) and Gail Drake, six granddaughters, six great-grandchildren and niece, Shirley Ann Sleeper. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Please visit Raymond's personal webpage at www.nie funeralhomes.com to leave a memory.
DRANE BERNARD K. "SKIP" November 15, 2012. Age 83. Retired architect and former principal of T. Rogvoy Associates. Beloved husband of Kathryn Moreau-Drane and the late Elaine Drane. Dear father of Mark (Diane) and Janice Jorgensen (Christopher). Grandfather of Alexa, Owen, Stefan, Luke and step-grandson Michael. Step-father of Carl E. Moreau (Sharri) and Mary Torrey (Robbin). Funeral Monday 11:00 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn 13-14 Mile). Family will receive friends Sunday 2-6 p.m. Memorial tributes to Alzheimer's Association or the American Lung Association. View obituary and share memories at www.desmondfuneralhome.com
DUKE LeROY "SPIKE" of Gregory, Michigan. Age 89 passed away on November 15, 2012. LeRoy is survived by his children, Sherry, Vicki, Mark (Donna), Dale (Susan). Gathering on Monday, November 19, 2012 at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel from 2 to 8 p.m. A Healing Farewell Tuesday, 11 a.m. November 20, 2012 at the funeral home. Please leave a Message of Comfort to LeRoy's family by calling 877-231-7900 or sign his guest book at www.borekjennings.com
EGGEMEYER GERALD A. Age 58, November 15, 2012 of Allen Park. For information, visit www.martenson.com
ELIOT MARVIN "SONNY" Beloved husband of Annette Eliot. Devoted uncle of Robert (Sandra) Weitz, Marshall (the late Ruth) Weitz, Marilyn Hoes, Don Schlossberg, and Fred (Shirley) Green. Dear brother of the late Leo Schlossberg, Anna Weitz, Helen Green, Eva Simon, and Sylvia Sarachek. Also survived by many loving grand-nieces, grand-nephews, other family members, colleagues, and a world of loyal friends. PRIVATE FAMILY SERVICES AND INTERMENT. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, (248) 406-6000, or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.
EVEN RAYMOND J. Age 88. Dearest husband of the late Mary L. Beloved father of David Even (Ellen), Marc Even (Debra) and Kevin Even (Annette), the late Beverly (Jerry) Buchel, the late John, the late Raymond (Judy), and the late Daniel (Becky). Loving grandfather of 18 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Visitation Monday 11 a.m until 9 p.m. at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 8809 Wayne Road, Livonia, Michigan. In state Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Theodore of Canterbury Parish, 8200 Wayne Rd., Westland. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
FRAYS PATRICIA E. Age 89, November 16, 2012. Beloved daughter of the late Ben and the late Ruth Frays. Dearest sister of the late Paul (the late Joan) Frays. Survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Patricia was a devoted parishioner of St. Thecla Church. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. with 7:00 p.m. Rosary at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Funeral Tuesday in state 9:30 a.m. at St. Thecla Church, 20762 S. Nunneley (S. of Metro Parkway & E. of Groesbeck), until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. Donations are welcome to the Alzheimer's Association. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
FUNDARO FRANK Age 75 of Royal Oak. Passed away November 12 at his home. He is survived by his children, Antoinette (Kurt) Tabor, Thomas (Jillanne), Todd (Lisa Gladue), Michael (Silke), Nicholas, Christopher, and Joseph; siblings, Anthony and Michael; grandchildren, Alicia, Joshua, Sara, Breanna, Alexandra, Thomas, Kiran, and Gabrielle; one great-grandchild Keegan also survives. Frank owned and operated Flipside Records in Clawson. Memorial gathering will be Wednesday, November 21 from 1-4 p.m. at Pasquales Restuarant on Woodward, North of 13 Mile Rd. in Royal Oak. Memorials are suggessted to Frontotemporal Dementias, 1616 Walnut St., Suite 1100 Philidelphia, PA, www.ftd-picks.org. www.wesselsandwilk.com
GOLDSBERRY MARY ANN 81, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2012, at her home in Royal Oak. She is survived by her sons Martin (Julie) Goldsberry, John Goldsberry, and Richard Goldsberry, and her daughter Elizabeth Goldsberry (Michael McLaughlin). She is also survived by her beloved granddaughter Annalise Goldsberry, sister Sharon Ramsey, nephew John Goldsberry and nieces Susan Hobson and Ann Groves-Miltz. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held in the summer of 2013. ahpeters.com
GORNALL TIM Age 54. November 15, 2012. Beloved husband of Susan. Loving father of Timothy. Dear brother of Steven (Eve), Randy and Richard. Dearest son of the late Diane Shaw-Clup and Joe (Joyce) Gornall. Dear son-in-law of Emily (the late Wilbert) Gersch. Tim was a motorcycle and guitar enthusiast. Memorial visitation Monday 5:30 p.m. until time of Memorial service at 7:00 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Donations are welcome to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com .
GOULD DOROTHY JEAN LUNKEN Formerly of Niagara Falls, New York and Bay Beach, Ontario, Canada. Beloved wife of the late Lester M. Gould. Cherished mother of Laurie (Mark) Blinder, Jeffrey (Joan) Cohen, Keith (Ellen) Cohen and Wendy (Lawrence) Kohlenberg. Loving grandma Dorothy of Rebecca (Erik Mets) Blinder, Benjamin Blinder, Rachel Cohen, Annie Cohen, Maddy Cohen, Emily Cohen, Gabriel Cohen, Jared Kohlenberg and Liza Kohlenberg. Dear sister of the late Paul Lunken. Sister-in-law of Hedria Lunken Saltzman (Robert Saltzman). Also survived by Paul and Hedria's children, Nettie, Yona and David and their families. GRAVESIDE SERVICES 2:00 P.M. SUNDAY AT BETH ISRAEL CEMETERY IN LEWISTON, NY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
GOURLAY DIANE L. Age 68, born on August 16, 1944 in Trenton, Michigan and passed away on November 16, 2012 in White Lake, Michigan. Beloved wife of Richard Gourlay for 48 years. Loving mother of Daniel (Kellee) Gourlay and Beth (Brett) Funni. Cherished grandmother of Andrew and Connor. Dear sister of John, Larry, Tom, and the late Joseph Fisher. Diane was loved by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Diane will lie in state Tuesday, November 20, 2012, beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 9086 Hutchins Road, White Lake, Michigan. Family will receive friends on Monday, November 19, 2012, from 28 p.m., at the Union Lake Road Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 1233 Union Lake Road, White Lake, MI. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Milford/Highland Chapter on behalf of Team Dee Dee. Please visit www.eltonblackandsonwhitelake.com.
GREENING ELIZABETH LOUISE (ROCHE) (August 23, 1935 - November 10, 2012) Passed away suddenly in Walnut Creek, CA. Born in Montreal and raised in Michigan, the only child of the late Desmond and Evelyn Roche. Proud mother of five: Michelle (Henry) Schmitt, Robert (Renee) Greening, Michael (Teresa) Greening, Patrick Greening, Kelly (Tony) Kopatsis. "Nana" to eleven grandchildren: Eric, Alex, Rory, Claire, Lauren, Natalie, Erin, Jack, Grace, Katie and Tony. Betty will be remembered by many for her fun-loving nature and youthful spirit. She cherished motherhood with her house full of children, family and friends. Betty later devoted herself to college studies, travel, nursing and art. A special thank you to the many medical professionals and care givers who served her well in recent years. A memorial mass will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 1st at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 730 S. Lafayette Ave. Royal Oak, Michigan. Internment Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery, Southfield, Michigan.
GRIGG DONALD G. (born October 1929) Of Eureka St., Lansing, MI, died after a brief illness November 15, 2012 at McClaren Hospital, Lansing, MI. He graduated BS in 1963 Wayne State University. He was a bank examiner for FDIC. Memorial Service Wednesday, November 28, 7 p.m. at St. John Student Parish, E. Lansing, MI.
GUTC FRANK, JR. Age 89, passed away November 16, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Anna. Dearest father of Beverly (Don) Fraser, Lavonne, Richard (Orielie), Tim (Susan), and the late Frank (late Merrily). Proud grandfather of Shelly (Dan) Bartolotta, Don, Jr. (Janice) Fraser, Richard, Jr. (Crystal) Gutc, Jacquelyn Gutc, Whitney Gutc, and five great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Wanda Baraks and Rudy Gutc. Also sadly missed by "spotty dog". Proud inventor of a harmonica holder and published memoirs of his WWII experiences. Frank enjoyed playing his concertina, guitar, drums, and harmonica, he was truly a "one-man-band". Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.), 54880 VanDyke, at 25 Mile Rd. Funeral Tuesday 11 a.m. at Cadillac Memorial Gardens East, 38425 Garfield at Clinton River Rd. in Clinton Twp. Donations to St. John Providence Hospice is greatly appreciated. Share memories with the family at their " On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
HASSE VIRGINIA M. Age 81, of Warren, died peacefully at home with her family by her side on November 11, 2012 after a battle with cancer. She was born on February 18, 1931, in Detroit, the daughter of John and Pearl. Virginia was a very dedicated homemaker and mother who enjoyed all aspects of family life. She was always present in the lives and milestones of her beloved family, Virginia enjoyed sitting on her porch on a beautiful summer day and was an avid reader. She had great interest in learning, poetry, the arts, drawing, sewing, and had an astonishing memory always remembering the stories of those she encountered. She was a very giving woman always thinking of others and taught her family lessons in generosity and humility. Virginia is survived by her family including Edward her beloved husband of 62 years, three sons and one daughter; Daryl (Cathy), Mark, Lisa Michalak, and Craig (Diane), eight grandchildren; Justin, Tadd, Christina, Adrienne, Jimmy, Steven, Amanda, and Megan, two great-grand-children; Hannah and Grant. Committal Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 1 p.m. in Resurrection Cemetery, Arrangements by Ford Funeral Home,(586) 754-2464. Contributions to Forgotten Harvest.
HERULA MARY Age 96, of Canadian Lakes, formerly of Hamtramck/Detroit, passed away November 11, 2012 in Big Rapids. She was born August, 25, 1916 to Boleslaw and Helen (Jablonowski) Rokicki in Hamtramck. In 1942 she married Bernard J. Herula and they raised their family in Detroit. Survivors include three children, Donald (Joyce) Herula of Troy, Jerome (Marlene) Herula of Macomb Township, and Patricia (Kenneth) Shelton of Canadian Lakes, with whom Mary has resided for the last 17 years; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, four brothers, and a sister. A private memorial celebration for family and friends is being planned for a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Daggett-Gilbert Funeral Home, Big Rapids, MI. www.daggettgilbertfuneralhome.com
HILL NANCY M., age 70 of Madison Heights, died November 16, 2012. Beloved wife of Don for 50 years. Dear mother of Michelle (Ken) Hill-Warner and Shannon Hill. Cherished grandmother of Alexis and Alesha Warner. Visitation Sunday 5-9 p.m. and Monday 2-9 p.m., with Funeral service Tuesday 11:00 a.m., at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 31145 John R. Rd., Madison Heights. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Hazel Park. www.hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com
HOLLS MARY LOU Age 82. Dear mother of Karen (Arthur Bohartt) Tallman and Susan (Steven) Sherwin. Grandmother of Nicole (Adam) Signora. Great-grandmother of Logan Signora. For information contact Charles Step Funeral Home, (313) 531-1888. Condolences to Charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
HORNYAK BENNIE G. Age 70, of Woodhaven, November 14, 2012. Loving husband of Glenna. Dearest father of April (Jose) Tabarez and Ben (Collene) Hornyak. Proud grandfather of Christopher, Lila, Andre, Norah and Sergio. Bennie served in the U.S. Army and was a graduate of Roosevelt High School Class of 1960. Burial was yesterday at Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by H. F. Thon Funeral Home, Wyandotte. www.thonfuneralhome.com
HURT BRIAN KEITH Age 50, of Hazel Park, died at home in his sleep on Thursday, November 15, 2012. He was born November 16, 1961 in Detroit to Gerald and Mildred Hurt. Brian was a letter carrier working out of the Roseville Post Office for 18 years. He was a member of the Michigan Mineralogical Society at Cranbrook and was an animal lover and outdoorsman. Surviving are his daughter, Misty Hurt Townley (Curtis Kogelman) of Madison Heights; grandchildren, Dialo Hurt, Sicily Townley, Castiel Kogelman, and one on the way; his parents, also of Hazel Park; brothers, Scott (Ruth) Hurt of Holland, Robert Bishop of Hazel Park; sister, Deborah Allen; and close nephew, Robert Bishop. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Tuesday with service at 6:30 p.m. at the Kinsey-Garrett Funeral Home, 420 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak. Memorials suggested to the Michigan Humane Society. www.kinsey-garrett.com
HUTCHINS DOROTHY M. November 15, 2012. Age 79. Beloved wife of Douglas R. Dear mother of Dale C., the late Robert W., and Carol A. Phillips. Sister of William (Patricia) Andrzejewski and Geri (William) Barningham. Grandmother of Mathew D. Hutchins, Allan Phillips, and Lana Phillips. Also survived by three great-grandchildren. Visit the online guestbook at howepeterson.com.
JOHNSON ERIC May 8,1947 - November 6, 2012. Eric was the 3rd child of the marriage of Marylyn Johnson and Joseph Johnson Sr. He was born in Chicago, Illinois but spent most of his adult life in Detroit, Michigan. His father, Joseph Sr. and his brother Joseph Jr. preceded him in death. He leaves to mourn his mother Marylyn, his sister Sharyl Jones, two nieces, Eryne Davis (Javon), Sharalynn Johnson, three nephews, Joseph III, Jason, Jamison, five great nieces and one great nephew, two aunts Aline Gibson, Joyce Morton, two uncles James Johnson, Harold Johnson and a host of cousins and friends. A memorial service is pending.
JOHNSON STELLA ANN age 82 a 57 year resident of Hazel Park, Mich passed away on November 16, 2012 in Royal Oak, Mich. She was born on March 22, 1930 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was a loving friend and neighbor who enjoyed baking for her many friends and family members. She was loved by many. She was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Church for 57 years and was very involved with the church. Stella was the beloved wife of the late Raymond. Dear mother of Linda (Tom) Griffin and Karen White. Loving grandmother of Thomas Griffin. Sister of Stanley Kominek. Her grandson and her dog, Emily, were the light of her life. Visitation Sunday 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 31145 John R. Road, Madison Heights, Mich. Funeral Monday 10:30 a.m. in state, 11:00 a.m. Mass at St. Mary Magdalen Church, Hazel Park, Mich. Burial White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, Mich. www.hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com.
KAMINSKI HELEN D. Age 85. November 14, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Dear aunt of Maureen Berman and Susan (Daniel) Dixey. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday 3-8pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Tuesday 9:00am until 9:30am Mass at St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church, (41300 Romeo Plank Rd. at Canal, Clinton Township). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
KARAPETIAN MARGARET Passed away peacefully on November 14, 2012. Beloved sister of Elizabeth Serafin, Arshag Karapetian and Eleanor Karapetian. Dearest aunt of Ronald, Rene and Adam. Also many other relatives and friends. In State Monday 4:30pm to 9:00pm in St. Sarkis Armenian Church, 19300 Ford Road, Dearborn, with Dan Gark Prayers at 7:30pm. The family will also receive friends in the church Tuesday from 10:00am until time of services 11:00am. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial tributes to St Sarkis Armenian Church. Arrangements in the care of SIMON JAVIZIAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS 248-626-7815. Send internet condolences to SJavizian@att.net