AGRIDIS CONSTANTINA "DINA" Age 93, November 20, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Gust. Dear mother of John Agridis and Fannea Barton (William). Giagia of Kris Barton (Lynn). Dear sister of Maria Georgilas and the late Thanasi Spiliotis. Dear aunt of Harry (Angela) Nichols and Peter (Angela) Nichols. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Trisagion 7 p.m. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until Funeral at 10 a.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 21800 Marter Rd., St. Clair Shores. Memorial contributions to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church or The American Heart and Stroke Foundation, Greater Midwest Affiliate, Memorials and Tributes Lockbox, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. ahpeters.com
ANDRES GEORGE SR. Age 89, of Lyndora, PA, born January 26, 1923, passed away peacefully November 20, 2012. A longtime resident of Troy, MI. Beloved husband of Marie. Dear father of George Jr. (Diane), Rebecca (Thomas) Mendenhall and Ruth (Michael) Koss. Loving grandfather of Erin (Hayden), Brian (Grace) and Kevin. Great-grandfather of Providence. Survived by sister Helen DeRose of Lyndora, PA. George was a proud WWII Army veteran. Visitation Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with an 11 a.m. Funeral Service, at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Rd .(NW Cor. of Ryan). In lieu of flowers, contributions in George's name to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Please share memories at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com
BLANCHARD ROBERT BALFOUR Age 84. December 7, 1927- November 2, 2012. Husband of Laudomia for fifty-three years. Father of Claudia Walter (Brian). Nonno of Emma Grace and Noah Robert. Best pal of Sam. Brother of Kent D. Dunkin. Uncle of Marla and Hoyt Dunkin and Andrea, Lorenzo and Alessandro Marzona. In lieu of flowers,donations will support at-risk childrens educational program.
CULLEN JOHN T. Age 82. November 21, 2012. Former Detroit Public School teacher. Loving brother of Barbara Cullen, Robert Cullen and Helen Margaret S Carolina. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Memorial visitation Saturday 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass 10 a.m. at the National Shrine of the Little Flower, Royal Oak. Memorials to the American Heart Association, National Kidney Foundation or Capuchins are appreciated. Arrangements by Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, Royal Oak, 248-541-7000. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
CUMMINGS JOHN (JACK) of Wyandotte. November 19, 2012. Age 65. Loving father of John III, Damian and David. Dear brother of Cathy (Nick) LaForte and Peggy (Tim) Aiello. Proud grandfather of two. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. with Scripture Service at 5 p.m. at Czopek Funeral Directors, 2157 Oak Street, Wyandotte (734) 285-9000. Funeral Services Saturday 9:30 a.m. In state with Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church in Wyandotte.
DOWLING THOMAS E. November 19, 2012. Age 73 of Lincoln Park. Beloved husband of Frances J. Loving father of Marion L. (John) Strieff, Thomas A. (Debra), Scott C., Cynthia C. and Carin F. (James) McPherson. Dear brother of Geraldine and the late Thelma, Marie, C. J., James and Peggy. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Thomas was a loyal and faithful member of the Teamsters Local 337. Visitation Saturday 2-9 p.m. and Sunday from 1-9 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 5900 Allen Rd. (313) 928-2300. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. with a 10:00 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection to follow at Christ the Good Shepherd, 1540 Riverbank, Lincoln Park. Donations may be made to the American Lung Cancer Society. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
FARRUGIA IRIS November 21, 2012. Beloved wife of Carmel. Dearest mother of Chuck (Debbie), Dianne (Bob) Price, Michelle (Tim) Leinonen and Lisa Boron. Loving nanna of Melissa, Bobby, Collin, Zach, Hannah, Lucie, Julia, Nick, Lily and great- nanna of Elle and Isla. Dear sister of Tony Gatt, Erminia Cini, Joe Gatt, Mary Cassar, Carmel Gatt and the late Agnes Balda. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Sunday 2-8 p.m. at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 West Warren (three blocks east of Beech Daly) Dearborn Heights. Funeral Monday 9:30 a.m. at the Church of the Divine Child. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to The American Cancer Foundation or Angela Hospice. Share condolences at www.stanleyturowskifuneralhome.com
FILIPCZAK SOPHIE TEKLA Age 87. November 21, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Leonard. Dear mother of Larry and Linda. Sister of the late Fred, Regina, John, Helen and Edward. Visitation Sunday 1-9 p.m. with an evening Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (Between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill) In state Monday 9:30 until 10 a.m. Mass at St. Sabina Catholic Church, 25605 Ann Arbor Trail (between Inkster and Telegraph). Family suggests memorials to Mariannhill Fathers. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
GEHRINGER ROSEMARY H. Age 91. November 21, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Cletus. Loving mother of Richard (Carol), Cathie Klaer and Norma (John) Krautner. Grandmother of Brandon and Heather Gehringer, Jennifer Gonzalves, Kurtis, Kayla and Krista Krautner. Visitation Saturday 3-8 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, Sterling Heights. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
HEBEEB RUDOLPH age 70 after a hard fought three year battle with cancer, went to be with his Lord, Wednesday, November 21, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents Abdella and Joyce Hebeeb. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 23 years, Donita Hebeeb; children David (Joan) Hebeeb, Sheri (Norm) Melville, Shannon (Scott) Hoag, Douglas Hebeeb, Shelly (Dave) Moorian; grandchildren Mitchell, Kara, Elizabeth, Ian, Maxwell, Charlie, Katy, Sam; sister Joyce (Pat) Brady; one niece and two nephews. Memorial visitation with the family will be held from 12-3 p.m., November 25, 2012 at Cook Funeral Home 2067 84th St. SW, Byron Center. In honor of Rudolph, contributions may be made to Spectrum Health Hospice. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at www.cookfamilycares.com.
KAPEN DR. SHELDON Beloved husband of Rachel Kapen. Cherished father of Gilead (Karen) Kapen, Alon (Amal) Kapen, Ehud (Debra) Kapen, and Avi Kapen. Loving grandfather of Rome, Michaela, Alia, Matan, Simon, Caleb, and Kayla Kapen, and Leah Schloss. Dear brother of Nessa (Alfred) Bertel. Brother-in-law of Shula (the late Avraham) Keret. SERVICES 2 P.M. FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
KUBIK REGINA M. November 19, 2012, age 89. Beloved wife of the late Felix. Dear mother of Christine (Gary) Kroll, Robert Kubik and the late Gerald and Ronald Kubik. Grandmother of Laurie Trapp, Gary (Joanne) Kroll Jr., Mark (Jennifer) Kroll and Philip (fiance Gina Claybourn). Great grandmother of Allison, Megan and Sarah Trapp, Nick and Jack Kroll, Alex and Alyssa Kroll. Preceded in death by siblings Edmund Browalski and Cecelia Browalski. Visitation Friday 2 pm until 8 pm at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth. Funeral Mass Saturday, 10:30 am at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 47650 North Territorial Road (at Beck) Plymouth. Visitation will begin at 10 am at the church. Contributions suggested to the Felician Sisters. Share your special thoughts and memories at www.schrader-howell.com
LaTORRE ANTONINO "TONY" Age 87. November 20, 2012. Beloved husband of Caterina (nee Fontana) for 63 years. Loving father of Jack (Denise) and Antoinette (Salvatore) Moceri. Proud grandfather of Carmen (Andrea) LaTorre, Marci (Steve) Faro, Patrick LaTorre and Stephanie, Anthony, Peter and Michael Moceri. Great-grandfather of Gavin, Trent, Guliana and soon-to-be her precious great-granddaughter. Visitation Saturday 2-8 p.m. and Sunday 2-8 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Monday 10:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Mass at St. Michael Catholic Community (40501 Hayes Rd., Sterling Heights - just south of 18 Mile). Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
LUCHIN OLGA Age 50 November 21, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Arsa. Loving mother of Vasa and Aleksandra. Dearest daughter of Zorko and Milina Petrovici. Sister of Zora Lazarov. Funeral Monday in state 10:30 a.m. until time of Service 11:00 a.m. St. Stevan Decanski Serbian Orthodox Church 14235 E. 11 Mile Rd. (at Bunert). Visitation Saturday 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at A.H Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr at Masonic (13 ½ Mile Rd.) Warren. Pomen Service Sunday 7 p.m. ahpeters.com
MANNEBACH CLARENCE "JIM" 82, Born September 19, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan. Lived most of his life in the Detroit area. Passed away on October 9, 2012 under the care of his cousin Jeanne Luber Pate in Grass Valley, California. Jim leaves behind a brother Larry, niece Laura, cousin Jeanne and her family, nephews Mark, Michael, Bruce, John and their families. Memorial Mass on Saturday 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Sterling Heights, MI.
McCOMAS TRESSIE N., JR. Age 78 November 21, 2012. Beloved husband of Dorothy. Dear father of Cynthia A. (Roy) Milks, Gregory S. (Renee), and Paul T. (Christie). Grand father of Nathan, Nicholas, Kelly Milks, Gregory McComas, Jr., Alexandra, Christian, and MacKenzie McComas. Great-grandfather of Brendan, Riley, Caden and Grayson. Brother of Mavis Bailey and Nadine Shrewsbury. Visitation Sunday 1-8 p.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (Between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill) Funeral service Monday at 9 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 26305 Ford Rd. (between Beech Daly and John Daly Roads). Family suggests memorials to Faith Baptist Church. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
MELOFF JOHN M. November 20, 2012. Age 50. Loving brother of Louis. Dear nephew of Thomas Simeon and Katherine Meloff, cousin of Irene White, Lefka Simeon and dear friends Lisa Itoney, Daniel Pilot and Heidi Kavanagh. Visitation Sunday, 2-6:00 p.m. at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 36375 Joy Road. Trisagion 5:00 p.m. In state Monday, 10:00 a.m., until time of service at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church would be appreciated.
MORABITO ANNA J. (nee LULIC) November 21, 2012. Age 77. Beloved wife of the late August. Loving mother of Andria (Thomas) Gerardi, Gregory Morabito, Tracy Vargo, and Alison (David) Wood. Loving grandmother of Brian, Nick, Michael, and Matthew Gerardi, Zachary, Jillian, and Olivia Morabito, Briana Vargo, Samantha, Hayley, and Madeline Wood. Loving great-grandmother of Elizabeth and August Gerardi. Dearest sister of the late John (the late Dorothy) Lulic, the late Mary (the late George) Jovanovich, the late Helen (the late William) Canjar, and the late Thomas Lulic. Memorial gathering Saturday 10:30 a.m. until Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Isaac Jogues Church, 21100 Madison (W. of Harper). Memorials to the Karmanos Cancer Foundation or Alzheimer's Assocation appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
NASSAR GERALD A. Age 72. November 20, 2012. Beloved father of Kimberly (James) Ryan, Deborah (John) Schuetze, Jeanne Anne, Laura (Gilbert) Carbajal, and the late Tamara Lynn. Loving grandfather of Alexander, Erin, Zachary, Armando, and Adriana. Great-grandfather of Donovan, Maxwell, Onika, and Alessandra. Brother of Frederick Nassar. Visitation Sunday 12-8 p.m. Funeral services Monday 11 a.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). Family suggests memorials to Shriners and Pancreatic Cancer Action Center. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
PALMERI CATHERINE Age 85. November 17, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Savario. Dear sister of Robert Kremer. Loving aunt of Pamela Price, Stephen Kremer and Mark Montalvo. Also survived by many great-nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Monday 9:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Michael Community, 40501 Hayes Rd., Sterling Heights (just south of 18 Mile). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "Online Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
PELTIER THERESA LORETTA 85, passed away on November 15, 2012. She is survived and loved by: her husband of 62 years Robert, son Steven (Deborah); grand-children Taylour and Jason; siblings sister Loretta Rose-CSJ, Raymond (Catherine) Konen, Marilyn (James) Wirtz as well as countless family and friends. A memorial Mass will be held at St. Paul's of Tarsus in Clinton Twp. on Tuesday, November 27th. Gathering from 10 a.m. until mass at 11 a.m. Envelopes for masses will be available at the church. www.williamrhamilton.com
PETERSEN ARTHUR E. 1926- 2012. Beloved husband of Noreen. Loving father of Michael (Sharon), Patricia (William) Barr, Charles "Chip" (Valerie) and David (Lisa). Dearest grand-father of Zachary, Melanie, Andrew, Emily, Stephanie, Courtney and Jeffery. Donations in memory of Arthur may be made to Penrickton Center for Blind Children or Leader Dogs for the Blind. MEMORIAL MASS Saturday, November 24 at 11:00 a.m. St. Timothy Catholic Church, 2901 Manning Trenton, MI.
POSPYCHALA ANN November 20, 2012, age 83. Loving wife of Frank. Treasured mother of Paula, Donna, Lisa and Julie. Sweet Busiá to granddaughter Hannah. Loved sister of Rose, Frances, Stella, Benny and Andy. On Sunday, November 25th Celebration of Ann's life beginning at 10:30am with service at Noon and lunch immediately following. Service at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
READ MARY L. loving wife and mother, died peacefully surrounded by her family on November 21, 2012. She had suffered from emphysema and heart disease for many years. She would have celebrated her 80th birthday on December 7. Mary was born in New York City and raised in Amityville on Great South Bay. She graduated high school from The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica, N.Y., in 1950 and attended St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg, Maryland. She loved the ocean and traveling, and especially enjoyed her grandchildren. She married Fred M. Read Jr. on August 6, 1955, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Amityville. During their 57 years of marriage, they lived in New York, California and Japan before settling in Michigan and raising a family. Mary and Fred lived in Dearborn Heights for more than 40 years and retired to Canton in 1999. Mary was an active volunteer for her children at Hillcrest, Riverside and Divine Child schools and an active parishioner at St. Linus Catholic Church, especially in the ministries to the hungry. She worked for more than a decade at Cherry Hill Baptist Church. In Canton, she enjoyed the friendships she made as a member of the Red Hat Society and Pioneers Club. Those who met her considered her a treasured friend, and she will be deeply missed. She is preceded in death by her parents, James E. and Marguerite N. Lunny, and sister, Katherine Dwyer. She is survived by her husband, her four children; Peggy (Dave Fudala), Sean, Jan (Greg Smith) and Ginnie (Jana Robbins); her six grandchildren: Jason (Karen), Sam and Keanan Smith; Ben and Morgan Fudala; and Eliza Neumann; her brother, James E. Lunny Jr. (Carolyn); her sister, Marguerite Dolan; and many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 23, at Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 45100 Warren Road, Canton, Mich. The funeral Mass will be said at 11 a.m. (10:30 a.m. viewing) on Saturday, November 24, at Church of the Holy Family, 24505 Meadowbrook Road, Novi. Luncheon follows at the church. If you would like to honor her memory, please make a donation in her name to Crossroads of Michigan. www.crossroadsofmichigan.org.
SUGG DONALD G. age 75. Passed away November 21, 2012. Ford Motor Co. retiree. Husband of DeLores. Father of Merri (John) Frischmen, Sue (Bert) Osborn, Lori Chapman of TN, Sherri (Jerry) Jacob, Dee Dee (Dennis) Horshman, Tina (Greg) Bertossi and Mark Sugg. Brother of Jerry (Margaret) Sugg of IL, Bob (Heather) Sugg of RI and the late Richard Sugg. Brother-in-law of Marilyn (T.J.) Hawthorne, Janet (Jimmy) Bektashi and Janice (Bobby) Ostrand. Also survived by 20 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Grandfather of the late Tina. Services Saturday 10 a.m. in Kammeraad Funeral Home, Memphis, MI, with visitation Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. www.kammeraadfuneralhome.com
THOMAS JIMMY SCOTT Age 56, passed away November 7, 2012. Resident of Decherd, TN, formerly of Warren, Michigan. Father of Christina Call (David), Jesse, Joel, Susan and Leo. Son of Ernest J. Thomas (Betty) and Janice Betten Williams. Brother of Robyn Garrison (Duane), Pamela Thomas (Richard), Gerald Thomas (Sharon) and Kenneth Williams. Jimmy is loved by many grandchildren, nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles. Jimmy enjoyed fishing and riding his 1956 Harley Panhead. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Metropolitan Church of the Nazarene, 18945 Frazho Rd, Roseville, MI. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com
Van Dusen FREDERICK THOMAS "TOM" 94. Tom is survived by beloved wife Shirley of 70 years. Loving father of Deborah, Michael, Tim, and Tommy (deceased). Proud grandfather of Thomas and Steven Hanson, Hillary, Michael, and Kyle Van Dusen. Loving Great-grandfather of Matthew, Daniel, Jack, and Ruby Hanson. Honorable Veteran of the Army Air Force during WWII in the China-Burma-India Theatre. Tom was a devoted member of Newburg United Methodist Church. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at Newburg United Methodist Church, 36500 Ann Arbor Trail, Livonia 48150, Friday, November 30 at 11 a.m.
WAGNER GERALD W. November 20, 2012. Age 69. Beloved husband of Jan (nee Gruca). Dearest father of Kathy (Greg) Bozek and Jenny (Greg) Palmer. Loving "poppy" to Connor and Campbell. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.) 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Road. Scripture Service 6:00 p.m. In state Saturday 11:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. time of Mass at St. Martin de Porres Church, 31555 Hoover Road (between 13 Mile Road and Masonic). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to Hospice of Michigan appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" WujekCalcaterra.com