BAGERIS ALEXANDER G. Resident of Livonia for over 47 years, born in Tropea, Greece (Arcadia) on June 10, 1932, immigrating to the United States in 1946. Loving husband of Theodora (Patsalis) for 55 years; loving father of Vicky (Jim) Clisham, George (Denise) Bageris, Evangelos (Steve) Bageris, Christopher (Stephanie) Bageris; dearest, loving, proud papou of Alexander and William Clisham, Alexander and Samantha Bageris, and David Bageris. A U.S. Navy, Korean War Veteran, employed at Ford Motor Co. for 33 years. Alexander is survived by two sisters and a brother as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. The visitation hours will be on Monday, November 19, 2012, from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. with the Trisagion Service at 7 p.m. along with Military Honors to follow at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia. A founder of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, the family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 39851 W. Five Mile Rd., Plymouth Twp., MI. Please visit www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com and share a tribute of Mr. Bageris.
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 grand-mother of Kyle and Emily Lynch and Annie, Daniel, Maggie Bartkowski and loving companion Muff. She was a lifelong 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 or to the charity of your choice. Share a memory with the family at www.sawyerfuller.com.
BEAULIEU RODNEY BRUCE Age 80 of Waterford passed away on November 17, 2012 after a long illness. Dearest father to Joe Beaulieu (Kristin), Michelle Mitchell (Mark), Anthony Beaulieu, Mike Beaulieu (Molly), Steven Beaulieu (Deborah), Ed Beaulieu and Linda Beaulieu. Beloved grandfather and great-grandfather to many. His sense of humor and great stories will be missed. For arrangements please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEITNER ELLIOT I. Beloved father of Marie "Mimi" Cooke, Katherine Beitner, Elizabeth Blair (Michael Kelter), and Selma Blair. Loving grandfather of James Cooke, Nicholas Blair, and Francis Blair and Arthur Bleick. Devoted son of the late Abraham and the late Esther Beitner. Dear brother of Cecile Naomi (Julius) Harwood. Also survived by loving companion Susan McParland, the mother of his children Molly Cooke, and his niece and nephew Rochelle and Nathan Upfal, cousins, and friends. SERVICES 1 P.M. TUESDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
BURMANN PENELOPE ELAINE Age 66, of East China Twp., died November 18, 2012. She was born June 2, 1946 in Detroit to the late Herbert and Rachel Cagle. On April 25, 1970 Penelope Cagle married Charles Burmann in Shelby Twp. She received her bachelor's degree from Oakland University in 1971 and later received her master's and specialist degrees from Wayne State University. Penelope's entire teaching career, in the East China School District, began in 1971 until her retirement in February 2010. She taught at the Marine City High School where she also was the cheerleading coach for 32 years. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church, St. Clair. She is survived by her husband of 42 years of Charles Burmann, sons; Matthew (Michelle) Burmann and Nathaniel (Melissa) Burmann, grandchildren; Hannah, Aiden and Samantha, brother; Terrence (Cathy) Cagle and mother-in-law; Leona Burmann. Pre-deceased by a son Jamie Burmann in 1978 and father-in-law; Edward Burmann in 1996. Funeral services will be held Wednesday November 21st at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, St. Clair. Interment will be in Cadillac Memorial Gardens East, Clinton Twp. Visiting hours are Tuesday 2 to 9 p.m. at Young Funeral Home, China Twp. and Wednesday 10 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to service. Memorials to: First United Methodist Church, St. Clair, Alzheimer's Assoc. or American Cancer Society. www.youngcolonial.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 was 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. Due to a publication error, this notice was delayed until today. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
CRAIG GAIL A. Age 64, of Caseville, died November 17, 2012. Beloved wife of Ray; mother of Wendy Jelsone and Jason (Sandy); grandmother of Jake, Dylan, Hunter and Conor; sister of Roberta (Dale) Kettlewell and Denise (Dan) MaQueston. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Caseville (989- 856-3662). Burial Wednesday afternoon at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp. Visitation 1 to 8 p.m. Monday. www.cfcCaseville.com
ECKHARDT DANNY Age 71, of Ferndale, November 18, 2012. Beloved husband of Linda. Loving father of Cheryl (Mike) Hritzak. Dearest brother of John (Sharon) Johnson, Richard (Gerri) Johnson, Edward (Chris) Johnson and the late Robert Johnson. Visitation Tuesday 3-7 p.m. and Wednesday 11 a.m. until funeral service 12 Noon at Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Directors, 500 W. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale (1 ½ blks west of Woodward). Interment Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley. Memorial contributions to Huron Valley Humane Society, Ann Arbor. www.spauldingcurtin.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
HOLDEN JAMES C. November 17 after a long illness, Age 91. President of Holden Oil Co. and life-long member of Red Run Golf Club. Beloved husband of the late Irene. Dear father of Karen Ann Wick (Michael), Christopher James Holden (Jane), and Timothy James Holden (Catherine), and the late Mary Beth Holden. Loving grandfather of Michael, Matthew and Daniel Wick, Elizabeth, Catherine and Patrick Holden. Family will receive friends Tuesday 3:00-8:00 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver). Scripture Service Tuesday 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Rite of Committal at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial Tributes to Capuchin Soup Kitchen. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
JANOWSKI VICTORIA V. November 18, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Loving aunt of Sharon Hrabovsky (Gerald), Lorraine Merva (Dennis), Carol Orlowski, Donna Sienkiewicz, Jackie Barlog (Stan), and other nieces and nephews. Sister in-law of Josephine Janowski. Visitation Wednesday a half hour prior to time of Mass at Sweetest Heart of Mary. Entombment St. Hedwig. Rosary Tuesday. Visitation Tuesday 3-7 p.m. at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren (313-271-2500). In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Sweetest Heart of Mary Church, 4440 Russell, Detroit, MI 48207. www.sajewskifh.com
KOLEVAR JULIA B. (BRZEZINSKI) Of Midland, MI, passed away on Thursday November 15, 2012 in Johnson City, Tennessee. Julia was born on December 20, 1916 in Detroit, MI to the late Julian and Francis Brzezinski. She was married to George Kolevar who predeceased her in 1979. Julia is survived by her children, Barbara Sucher of Johnson City, TN and James Kolevar, and wife Cindy of Loudon, TN; granddaughters, Julie (Mason Hecker) of Falls Church, Virginia; Anne (Thomas Kucik) of Honolulu, Hawaii; Lisa (Phil Freels) of Knoxville, TN; and great-grandchildren Bailey and Kole Fisk, Jack, Drew and Madeline Hecker and Thomas Kucik. Julia is also survived by her brother Richard Burns of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Her brothers Eugene and Edward predeceased her. She is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews, including Dana Saxton with whom she had a very special relationship. The family will greet friends at Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home in Midland, MI on Monday, November 26, 2012 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Vigil will begin at 7 p.m. with Father Peter Gaspeny officiating. A Mass of Celebration for Julia will be said on Tuesday, November 27 at 11 a.m. from Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Midland. Burial Services will follow at 2 p.m. in New Calvary Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family and viewed online at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com or faxed to (423) 610-7177. Arrangements for the Kolevar family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604, (423) 610-7171. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Second Harvest Food Bank or charity of your choice.
KORYCINSKI WALTER F. "KRATZ" November 17, 2012. Loving son of the late Anna and John. Dearest brother of Helen, the late Anna Ratkewicz, Stella, John, Rose Parkoma and Anthony Kory. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Tuesday 1-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 West Warren (three blocks east of Beech Daly) Dearborn Heights. In state Wednesday 9:30 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church until time of Mass at 10 a.m.
KOSIUR RICHARD S. Of Waterford, November 17, 2012. Age 80. Loving husband of Lorraine Kosiur for 57 years. Beloved father of Susan (Jerry) Grubba, Sharon (David) Wesolowski, Dr. James Kosiur, D.O., and John (Dawn) Kosiur. Dear brother of Dolores Ploch, Virginia Grabowski, and the late Alice Mackowski. Dear grandfather of Kristen Grubba, Matthew Wesolowski and Landen Kosiur. Mr. Kosiur was retired from General Motors Fisher Body Division. He was a member of St. Perpetua Catholic Church and was a veteran of the United States Army. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 12:30 p.m. at St. Perpetua Catholic Church, 134 Airport Road, Waterford. The family will receive friends Tuesday 2 to 8 p.m. at the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, 5630 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford and at the church on Wednesday after 12 noon. Scripture Service Tuesday 5 p.m. Online guest book www.modetzfuneralhomes.com.
LEON FRANK J. Age 86 November 17, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Alma Lee. Dear father of Matthew (Genny), Carol (Jeff) Penn, Annette (Donald) Carman and Charlotte. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two. Brother of Louise (Lamar) Caldwel, Dorothy Alcala and Joe Martinez (Michaele). Visitation Monday 1-9 p.m. with a 3 p.m. Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (Between Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). In state Tuesday 11:30 a.m. followed by a 12 noon mass at St. Martha Catholic Church, 18200 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn (Between Rotunda and Southfield Freeway.) www.santeiufuneralhome.com
PHILLIPS RICHARD L. Age 68 of Commerce Township. Died November 17, 2012. Beloved husband of Diane Phillips. Loving father of Dori (Paul) Petersen and Mark (Amy) Phillips. Step-father of Julia (Jim) Ridenour, Scott Foglesong, Steven Foglesong, and Chris Foglesong. Dear grandfather of Jake and Ani Petersen. Step-grandfather of Sarah, Taylor, Steven, Adam, Brandon, Alex, Drew, and Emma. Son of George L. (the late Madge) Phillips. Brother of Linda Phillips. Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (3 blocks S. of Maple Rd.), Wednesday 11 a.m. Friends may visit Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Memorials to the National Kidney Fund appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.
PLASTOW ZACHARY J. Age 41, November 16, 2012. Beloved partner of Elizabeth Dillon. Dearest son of Jim and June. Dear brother of Bethany (Michael) Gatto. Loving uncle of Zoe and Dominic. Dear nephew of Nancy Farquhar and Barrie (Lane) Mathieson. Dear cousin of Carolyn Bedford, Christopher Mathieson and Michael Mathieson. Also survived by many loving friends and extended family, and his loving four legged friend, Izzy. Zack was a talented musician, he enjoyed the adventures of home ownership, loved to live life and was an absolute treasure to his family and friends. He was a good, kind man who will be missed beyond words. Visitation Monday 2-8 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In state Tuesday 10:00 a.m. until time of Service 11:00 a.m. at Franklin Community Church, 26425 Wellington, Franklin. Interment Franklin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph, Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025. www.michiganhumane.org www.mccabefuneralhome.com
PRYOR JOHN CARROL Age 88 of Livonia, Michigan. Cherished husband of Joan Chambers and the late Mary Elizabeth. Loving father of Jane (James) Claus and the late David Pryor. Proud grandpa of Lori (Timothy) Hale, Jennifer (Ronald) Hoyer and great-grandpa of Kayla, Aidan and Jaden. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Visitation will be held at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel, 36100 5 Mile Rd. Livonia (E. of Levan) Tuesday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Please visit online guestbook fredwoodfuneralhome.com.
RHEAUME GARY LEE Age 62 of Center Line. He was born June 11, 1950 and died after a short fight with cancer on November 17, 2012 in Clinton Twp. Gary is the father of Shane. Grandfather of Priscilla. Son of the late Fred and Violet. Brother of Dolores McWilliams, Cheryl Le Tourneau, Joyce Sidote, and the late Robert Hitchens. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was loved by many friends. He spent most of his life employed as a carpet layer. Memorial visitation at the Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke (S of 11 Mile Rd. or the 696 Expressway), Tuesday from 4-9 p.m. with a memorial service at 7 p.m. Contributions may be made to the family.
ROBINSON JAKE Age 18 of Westland. Cherished son of Jennifer and Jere. Dearest brother of Brittani and Briana. Proud grandson of Chester and Sherley Solarz and Gregg and the late Susan Evangalista. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Jake graduated from John Glenn High School in 2012 and was in his first year of Culinary School at Henry Ford Community College. Visitation will be held at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel, 36100 5 Mile Rd., Livonia (E. of Levan), Monday 2-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Hospital Cardiac Services. Please visit online guestbook fredwoodfuneralhome.com.
SMITH WILLIAM M. Age 85, November 17, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Joann (2/18/2002). Dearest dad of Michael D. (Dee Dee), William M. II, Darryl B. (Vicki), and Randall S. (Lisa) Smith. Loving grandpa of 10 and great-grandpa of eight. Dear brother of Dorothy Prusinski, Jean (Roland) Brown, Theodore J., and Michael W. (Linda) Smith. Also predeceased by three sisters. Funeral Service Wednesday 11 a.m. at Fisher Funeral Home, 24501 Five Mile (between Beech Daly and Telegraph), Redford Twp., (313) 535-3030. Visit Tuesday 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. www.fisherfuneralhome.net
TABACCO SALVATORE C. "SAL" of Waterford; November 17, 2012; age 82; For further information contact the Riverside Chapel, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, Waterford (248) 674-4181.
TYLUTKI WILLIAM "BIG BILL T" November 17, 2012. Age 93. Resident of Dearborn for over 80 years. Arrangements by the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 313-561-1500. Please refer to www.howepeterson.com for further details.
WALENTOWICZ ROBINN M. Age 59 November 17, 2012. Loving wife of Michael. Dearest mother of Marc (Cindie), Allison and Adam (Kim). Grandmother of Madalyn. Sister of Patricia (Bob) Boik, Daniel John 'DJ' (Suzy) Radocaj. Visitation Monday 4-9 p.m. and Tuesday 1-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). In state Wednesday 9 a.m. until the 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Mel Catholic Church, 7506 Inkster (just north of Warren). Family suggest memorials to St. Mel Catholic Church. www.santeiufuneralhome.com