ADWELL RICHARD JAMES Age 63, November 25, 2012. Beloved husband of Theresa. Loving father of Scott, Brian (Bernadette), Matthew and Daniel. Dear grandfather of Christian. Dear brother of Steve (Tammy) and Jeff (Amy). Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. Funeral service Friday 11 a.m. at the David J. Wysocki Funeral Home, 29440 Ryan Rd. (1 blk. N. of 12 Mile Rd.), Warren. Interment Roseland Park Cemetery.
BARNARD JOHN H. "JACK" Age 87, of Ferndale, died Monday, November 26, 2012, in Royal Oak. He was born August 19, 1925, in Detroit to William and Hazel. John served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the VFW Post 1407 and American Legion. Survived by wife, Betty; sons, John, Thomas (Marylin), James (Solange), Patrick and Michael (Kathy); grandchildren, Tommy, Bobby, Jenny, Kelly, Keri, Melissa, Jake and Ashlee and 14 great grandchildren. Predeceased by brother, William. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m., Rosary 5 p.m., at Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Directors, Ferndale, and Friday 10:30 a.m. until funeral Mass 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Oak Park. Memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Disabled Veterans of America. www.spauldingcurtin.com
BIENENFELD DR. HAROLD Beloved husband of the late Ilene S. Bienenfeld, also survived by his former wife, current partner and mother of his children, Joanne Shurgin. Survived by his three sons: Chuck (Ania) Bienenfeld, Douglas (Aileen) Bienenfeld and Joel Bienenfeld. Loving papa of Samantha, Alexandra and Zachary Bienenfeld. Devoted son of the late Samuel and the late Sadie Kastenbaum Bienenfeld. Brother of the late Arnold and the late Solomon Bienenfeld and the late Sylvia (the late Leon) Dreylinger. Brother-in-law of Rose Bienenfeld, Dorothy Bienenfeld and Phyllis Dugan. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, family members and friends. GRAVESIDE SERVICES 11:30 A.M. THURSDAY AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
BOMMARITO DAVID T. Age 83, passed away in Detroit on November 25. He was the loving father of Michael and Carrie; beloved partner Joan Heidisch; dear brother of Isadore and Peter. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. David was predeceased by his brother Joseph and sisters Josephine and Rose. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 29 from 3 until 9 p.m. with 7 p.m. Funeral Service at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer's or Kidney Disease Associations. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
BOZAAN KAREN JOANN Age 60. November 26, 2012. Loving wife of Anthony for 39 years. Beloved mother of Anthony (Danielle), David (Tara), Laura (Greg) Hayden, Randy (Kim) and Daniel. Dear grandmother of seven, with two on the way. Cherished daughter of Jerome and Marjory Goeddeke and sister of Lynn (Joseph) Manuszak, Mark (Veota) Goeddeke and Cynthia (Mark) Henry. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. with Vigil Service 7:30 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd., Livonia. In state Thursday 11 a.m. until time of Mass 11:30 a.m. at St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh Rd., Livonia. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
BROMLEY JOSEPH CARLTON Age 84, passed away November 25, 2012. Owner and executive in the trucking industry for 62 years. Present co-owner of Churchill Transportation, Inc. Joe is survived by his current wife of 15 years, Karen LeBeau Bromley and preceded in death by his beloved first wife of 49 years, Shirley Peters Bromley and grandson Marty Bromley. Loving father of Nancy Goyert (James), Randall Bromley and daughter-in-law, Molly Bromley. Dear step father of five, grandfather of seven, step grandfather of eight and great-grandfather of nine. Visitation Thursday 6:30pm-9:00pm and Friday, 1:00pm-4:00pm and 6:30pm-9:00pm at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods. Instate Saturday at 10:00am until time of funeral at 10:30am at Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church, 211 Moross Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Karmanos Hospice Program, Cass Community Services and Grosse Pointe United Methodist Endowment Fund. ahpeters.com.
COLLINS PHYLLIS Beloved wife of the late Larry Collins. Cherished mother of Marjie (Alan) Benson, Brenda (Jim) Fields, Brad (Karen) Collins and Leslie (Oscar) Schwartz. Loving grandmother of Wendy (Zach) Levine, Richard Benson, Casey Fields, Jake (Nicole) Fields, Noah and Seth Collins, Max, Samantha and Joey Schwartz. Proud great grandmother of Lucas James Fields. Dear aunt of Barry Bershad. Loving sister of Marvin (Winnie) Silberman. Sister-in-law of Sylvia Bershad. SERVICES 10:00 A.M. THURSDAY MORNING AT THE DAVIDSON/HERMELIN CHAPEL AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
ETLINGER REV. PETER J. C.S.B. Rochester, NY: Sunday, November 25, 2012, at the age of 94 at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse. Predeceased by his parents, Peter and Mary. Survived by his sisters, Mary Hayden and Theresa Niblo; nieces and nephews; and his Basilian confrères. Fr. Peter professed vows in the Basilian Fathers on August 15, 1939, and was ordained a priest on June 29, 1947. He served as a teacher and guidance counselor at Aquinas Institute from 1952 to 1996. Fr. Peter resided at Christ the King Church from 2000 to 2011 and then under the grace-filled care in the infirmary at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse. Calling hours will be held on THURSDAY 3-7 p.m. at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse (150 French Rd, Rochester, NY), with evening Prayer at 7 p.m. Fr. Peter will lie in state on FRIDAY from 9:30a.m. until his funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Kateri at Christ the King Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. To share a memory or send the family a condolence, please visit www.harrisfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be directed to Aquinas Institute, 1127 Dewey Ave., Rochester, NY 14613 or The Basilian Fathers Retirement Fund, c/o 445 Kings Highway So, Rochester, NY 14617
KOPACZ JULIAN Age 96. November 26, 2012. Beloved husband of Pelagia. Dear father of Gregory M. Grandfather of Samantha A. and Gregory A. Brother of Isabelle Becket and Irene. Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. Funeral service Friday 10 a.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (btwn. Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). www.Santeiufuneralhome.com
KOWALSKI ARTHUR P. "ARCHIE", 78, November 26, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Amelia "Minnie". Loving father of Ed Choike and Margaret Morelli. Survived by brothers Edward (Lorraine) and Richard, also grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Friday 12 Noon at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods, with visitation Wednesday and Thursday 2-8 p.m. ahpeters.com
MICHALIK ROBERT PETER A native of Detroit, Bob was born on the West Side, graduated from St. Andrews High School and earned a B.S. from Lawrence Institute of Technology. After serving his country as a medic in the US Air Force he became a servant to the city he loved, first as a policeman and then as a fireman, serving for over 37 years and retiring as the Fire Marshal. Affectionately known as the "Chief" he became an institution as one of the longest serving Fire Marshals of Detroit. In that role, he led the department to make it more results oriented, with a customer first culture. His passion for his city was only eclipsed by his love for his family. The oldest son of John and Chesterella, he is survived by his wife of over 45 years, Cecilia, identical twin sons, Christian (Kimberly) and Robert (Angela) and six beloved grandchildren: Henry, John, Claire, Peter, Luke and Matthew. He also leaves behind three loving sisters: Loretta (Edward) Gasiorek, Barbara Rudoni and Alice (Floyd) Underwood, one brother, Thomas (Virginia) , sister-in-law Mary Ann (Fred) Osterbeck and brother-in-law Paul (Rose) Wagner and many wonderful nieces and nephews. The viewing will be at Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 S. Main St., Plymouth this Thursday (November 29, 2012) from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 2-8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday morning at 11 a.m. at Detroit Catholic Central High School, 27225 Wixom Rd, Novi, visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass. A Rosary service will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. In Lieu of Flowers please send Memorial gifts in Memory of Robert Peter Michalik to: Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Attn: Troy Finn, 1150 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032 or on-line at https://secure.cumc.columbia.edu/naomiberrie/nbGiving.html. Memories at schrader-howell.com.
NICHOLSON STEVEN G., SR. Age 61 of Detroit, MI Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m., Services Thursday 11 a.m. at Swanson Funeral Home (NW).
NOCH HELEN SUSAN (KOVACH) Born on June 5, 1914 and died Friday November 23, 2012 at Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba, MI. at the age of 98 years old. She was preceded by her husband, George, who died December 20, 2004, also in Escanaba. They married on June 10, 1939. Their daughter Eleanor (Jack Dougherty) and son Robert (Monica) each provided them with four grandchildren; the Dougherty's, Collene (Rob Miller), Erinn (John DePorre), John (Odette), and Kathleen (John Felix), the Noch's, Robert (Cristy), Jeffrey, Keith (Michelle), and Nicole (Jeff Girbach). She was then blessed with 24 great-grandchildren. Please visit www. skradskifuneralhomes.com for details.
POMELLA LINDA ANN Age 68, November 23, 2012. Longtime resident of Brighton. Survived by children: David (Mandy) Pomella, Linda (Kevin) Summers and Christina (Jason) Reynolds; brothers: Karl. E. Flammersfeld and Paul H. Flammersfeld; partner: Chuck Frame; children's father: David E. Pomella and six loving grandchildren. Visitation Friday, November 30 from 1-8 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 711 Rickett Rd., Brighton. Mass of Christian Burial, also at church, Saturday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m., in state at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. www.keehnfuneralhome.com
SADOWSKI SR. M. ALBINA, SSJ-TOSF Age 95, died Monday, November 26, 2012. Beloved daughter of Michael and Rose (nee Bienia) Sadowski. Loving sister of the following deceased: Louis, Stanley, Alexander, Helen Dudka and Phyliss Black; cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews. Sr. Albina Sadowski is survived by the Sisters of St. Joseph Third Order of St. Francis, with whom she shared her life with for 80 years in Ohio, Connecticut and Michigan. Sr. Albina Sadowski was a former Teacher and Principal for the Michigan School District for many years. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at St. Joseph Chapel at Marymount Congregational Home, 12215 Granger Road, Garfield Hts., OH 44125. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at St. Joseph Chapel in Marymount Congregational Home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Marymount Congregational Home at address listed above. Arrangements by GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO (216)883-3900.
SPHAR JOAN M., November 27, 2012, age 73. Beloved wife of Cecil for 50 years. Dear mother of David (Danielle) and Michael. Loving grandmother of David. Sister of Joanne Cheshure (the late Don), twin sister Jean Eller, Janice Hogan (Terry), and the late Jimmy Jackson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral service Friday 11 a.m. at A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver). Family will receive friends Thursday 2-8 p.m., with Rosary at 6 p.m. Memorials to Birmingham Fire Department. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
SZAL IRENE Age 94, died November 26, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Louis. Dear mother of Roger, George, Alan, Diana (Tom) Van Loon, Elaine, and Brian (Martha). Loving grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of eight. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m, with a 7 p.m. Rosary Service, at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12½ Mile Road). In state Friday 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Detroit. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com.
WASHBURN PAULETTE D. Age 62, November 25, 2012. Beloved wife of Louis. Loving mother of Michele (Leo) Hoover, step-mother of Julie (Todd) Randolph and Jodi (Ed) Sturgeon. Dearest daughter of Leona and the late Russell Boyle. Dear sister of Michael (Renee), Wayne (Helen), Patricia (Rick), Claudia (Stan) and Lana. Visitation Thursday 2-8 p.m. at R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 31551 Ford Rd., Garden City where funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Please sign the online guestbook at www.rggrharris.com.
WAULDRON PHILLIP E. Beloved wife of Chris Wauldron. Dear father of Barry (Rebecca) Wauldron, Brian Wauldron and Christopher Wauldron. Loving grandfather of Dillon. Dearest son of the late Paul and the late Anna Wauldron. Also remembered my many loving family members and friends. SERVICES THURSDAY 2:00 PM AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL FARMINGTON HILLS. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY IN FERNDALE or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
WIELEBA FRANCES A., 83, of Farmington Hills, retired Madison School District Educator, died November 26, 2012. Surviving are her nieces and nephews, Marianne Yochimovitz, Leonette Yochimovitz, Micki Czerniak, Matthew (Diane) Czerniak, Keith Krupsky, Robert (Terry) Lynch, Dennis (Karen) Lynch, Terence Lynch and Mary Margaret Lynch; numerous great-nieces and nephews, and her beloved pet, Penny. Sadly, Frances was preceded in death by her niece, Susanne Krupsky, and her sisters, Mary Yochimovitz, Stephanie Czerniak and Bernice Lynch. Funeral Mass Friday, 10:00 a.m. (in state 9:30 a.m.) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23615 Power Rd., Farmington. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Visitation Thursday, 1-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. Rosary, at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (btwn. 9-10 Mile Rds., just N. of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Memorial contributions may be directed to Michigan Humane Society, michiganhumane.org, or St. Anthony's Guild, 144 W. 32nd St., New York, NY, 10001-3202. heeney-sundquist.com .
WISWARY PAUL D. Age 70, November 25, 2012. Beloved husband of Georgette "GeGe" (nee Ewers) for 50 years. Loving father of Dianna (Thomas) VanNuck, Kim (David) Salva and Kerry (Lary) Shivers. Dear grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of three. Dear brother of Kathy (Fred) Kook. Also survived by three step-brothers and one step-sister. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Friday 10 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd.). Interment White Chapel. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com .
YANNAKI THEODOSIA, age 85, November 24, 2012. Beloved wife of the late John. Dear mother of Perry. Loving grandmother of Dillon. Sister of Angela Clover, James (Mona) Rallides and Marion Hinkley. Aunt of several nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Trisagion at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster, Garden City (between Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. Funeral service at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 36375 Joy Rd., Westland (east of Newburgh). www.Santeiufuneralhome.com