AMINE SUSAN MARIE (NEE LeFEVRE) age 47, Passed away peacefully on December 15th, 2012 surrounded by her adoring family. Beloved wife of Anthony for 24 cherished years. Loving and proud mother of Amanda, Andrew and Charlie. Dearest daughter of Mary Lou and the late Robert LeFevre. Dear sister of Gregory (Mary), James (Lois), Thomas (Jennie) and Michael. Dear niece of Carolyn (Edward) Wujek. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. at Wujek-Caleaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Prayers 7:00 p.m. In state Wednesday 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church 476 Fairford in Grosse Pointe Woods, until Mass, 10 a.m. Private Entombment at Resurrection Cemetery. Donations to the Susan Marie Amine Memorial Fund c/o Our Lady Star of Sea 467 Fairford, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 are greatly appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
BARAN PATRICIA PUHL December 17, 2012. Age 86. Peacefully at home in Rochester. Loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Wife of the late William J. Puhl and Dr. Alphonse W. Baran. Dear mother of Bridget Morin (Michael), Colleen Lantzy (Gary), Sheila Durbin (John), Stacy Finnerty (Stephen), and Patricia Bubik (Jason). Grandmother of Jamie, Matthew, Kevin, William, Patrick, Brian, Mary, Anne, Joseph, Michael, Daniel, Katharine, Ethan, Kyle, Nolan, and Ella. Great-grandmother of William, Sheila, and Penelope. Patricia had a passion for fine arts, fashion, travel, and design. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), Wednesday 3-8 p.m. Rosary 6:30 p.m. Funeral Mass Thursday, 1 p.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at the chapel begins at 12:30 p.m. Memorial tributes to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen or the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.
CEGLOWSKI JOAN E. (WOLFF) Age 75, December 17, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Conrad for 29 years. Dearest mother of Sharon (Chadwick) Curry. Loving grandmother of Brennen and Ethan. Funeral Friday at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 3-8 p.m. Interment Glen Eden Memorial Park. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
CHAPMAN JEANETTE C. 93, of Spring Hill, Florida, formerly of Dearborn, December 15, 2012. Jeanette is survived by her children, Karl (Kathy) Chapman, Gary (Sandra) Chapman, Kathie Heimlich and Linda (Bruce) Woodburn; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and her sister, Edythe Buyers. Sadly, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin J. Chapman, in 1995. Funeral service Wednesday, December 19th, 11:30 am at Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (btw. 9-10 Mile Rds., just N of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Visitation will be held Wednesday 10-11:30 am. Memorial gifts suggested to Care First Hospice, 1400 Urban Center Dr., Suite 240, Birmingham, AL 35242. heeney-sundquist.com
CROSBY JERRY A. Age 81. December 16, 2012, of Taylor. Beloved husband of Harriet for 55 years. Dear brother of Richard Crosby and David (Elaine) Houghton. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Donald. He will be deeply missed by family and friends. With love and thanks to his caregivers. The Funeral Service will be Thursday, December 20, at 10:30 a.m. at the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 S. Telegraph Rd. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 4-9 p.m. and Wednesday, December 19 from 1-9 p.m. Entombment at Glen Eden Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church or the Michigan Humane Society. www.howepeterson.com
FERGUSON ANDREA M. December 15, 2012, Age 67. Beloved mother of Scott (Natalie) and Kevin. Proud grandmother of Faith and Drake. Dear sister of Paula Owen and Roxanne Barzone. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Thursday 3:00 pm- 9:00 pm with Rosary at 7:30 pm. Funeral Friday at the funeral home at 10:30 am. Share a memory at www.bcfh.com
FRYER RONALD R. Age 73, December 16, 2012 of Lincoln Park. Beloved husband of 51 years to Jean. Loving dad of Bob, Bill, Mike and Julianne (John) Holiday. Proud grandpa of Steven, Billy, Matthew, Mackenzie, Luke, Lindsay and Collin. Dearest brother to Barbara Bardwell. Also survived by his nieces, nephews, other loving family and friends. He was the President of the Detroit Philatelic Society. Visitation Wednesday 12-9 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd. (Corner of Goddard). He will lie in state Thursday 12 p.m. at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Lincoln Park until service at 12:30 p.m. Interment Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the PKD Foundation or the American Cancer Society. To share a memory visit Ronald's eternal tribute www.martenson.com.
GOJKOV ANDREW G. Age 59. December 15, 2012. Beloved husband of Beth (Elowsky). Loving father of Stephen and Alexander. Dear brother of Joanne Connors. Brother-in-law of Mark Bertacchi. Predeceased by his parents George and Anne, his sister Marilyn Bertacchi, and brother-in-law James Connors. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Funeral Thursday, in state at 10 a.m. until the time of Service at 11 a.m. at Hosanna Tabor Lutheran Church, 9600 Leverne in Redford. Memorial contributions may be made to Hosanna Tabor Church, Concordia Lutheran School, or Angela Hospice.
GURGUL EDWARD F. December 16, 2012. Age 95. Beloved husband of the late Lottie. Dear father of Connie (Rich) Nassar. Loving grandpa of Lori (Vince), Robert (Fiancé Paula) and the late Douglas. Proud great-grand-pa of Taylor, Bradley, Madison and Adam. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two sisters and two brothers. Funeral Service Thursday 11 a.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
LUBERSKI THOMAS age 54, passed away in Detroit on December 13. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Ann for over 26 years; loving brother of Cynthia (Thomas); dear brother-in-law of Mary (Jerry), Robert, John (MaryAnn), Jim (Diane), Tom (Dorene), Richard, and Larry (Vita); proud uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. Thomas worked for General Motors for over 30 years. He loved playing hockey and golfing. Thomas was a wildlife naturalist. Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 19, from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Visitation will continue Thursday, December 20, at 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass of the Resurrection at 10:00 a.m. at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 23401 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Thomas' name to a charity of your choice. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
MARTIN SHIRLEY K., 69;of Northville; December 16, 2012, retired OCC preschool teacher. She is survived by her husband of 45 wonderful years, George. Children, Leslie (Volker) Richter, Margaret (John) Colvert and Michael. Grandchildren, Scarlett, Kaitlyn, Tyler and Riley. Funeral Service Thursday, December 20th, 12 noon at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (between 9-10 Mile Rds., just N. of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m. Memorial gifts suggested to the Farmington Public Library. heeney-sundquist.com
MILLER NORMAN Age 92. December 16, 2012. Husband of Elaine. Loving father of Diane (Lee) Hendrixon, Carol (Ron) Wander, and Barbara (Daniel) Abke. Proud grandfather of seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
MITCHELL ROSEANNA (MINNI) age 92, of Plymouth, passed away peacefully on December 15, 2012. Beloved wife of both the late Andrew V. Minni Sr., and Arthur Mitchell; dear mother of Felicia (the late Rick) Dinoin, Andrew (the late Bridget) Minni; grandmother of Jeff, David, Christopher, Anna, and Eric and great-grandmother of seven. The Mass of Resurrection will be Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Kenneth's Catholic Church, 14951 N. Haggerty Road, Plymouth, MI 48170. Mrs. Mitchell will lie in state at the church on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Entombment will follow at St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights. Envelopes will be available at church for Alzheimer's Association. Please visit www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com and share a tribute of Roseanna.
O'BRIEN WILLIAM E., JR. Age 83, December 16, 2012. Beloved son of the late William and Catherine (McGrath) O'Brien. Dear brother of Catherine, Nora, Patrick, and Mary Ellen. In state Thursday 10 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Fabian Catholic Church, 32200 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
OKRAY CORNELIA E. age 90, December 16, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Richard. Loving mother of Robert (Naida) and Margaret "Peg" (Paul) Baron. Proud grandmother of Stephanie (Brett) Beres and Matthew Baron. Funeral Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Rd. at Masonic, Warren. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. Memorials to Henry Ford Hospice of Warren would be appreciated. ahpeters.com
POTTER EDWARD JAMES Age 85, formerly of Dearborn, MI, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, December 13, 2012. He was preceded in death by his seven brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ellen; sister-in-law Carolynn and Marvin Huizinga; and several nieces and nephews. Ed retired from Lobdell-Emery as Vice President of Sales and was an avid golfer. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 2 p.m. at the Zaagman Memorial Chapel, 2800 Burton St. S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49546, with visitation one hour prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. Interment Rest Lawn Memorial Park.
ROACH JOANNE W. Age 82 of White Lake, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2012. Dear friend and companion of Mary Moore. Loving sister of Kathryn (Jimmie) Ferguson, Larry (Elaine) Pressey and John (Janet) Pressey. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joanne was an avid golfer and loved sports. Visitation will be from 12 noon to 4 p.m. with the service at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at the Highland Chapel of the Elton Black and Son Funeral Home, 3295 E. Highland Rd., Highland. Memorial donations may be made to the Michigan Humane Society. Please visit www.eltonblackandsonhighland.com.
SCHUSTER ALEX KALIL suddenly December 16, 2012, Age 19. Beloved son of Tess Kalil (Drew Aldrich) and Larry Schuster (Sandy). Loving brother of Aidan and Evan. Dear grandson of Farris and Bunny Kalil and Mona and the late Gene Schuster. Nephew of Kim Fortin (Paul), Michael Kalil, Tim Kalil (Laura), Teri Gregersen, Jay Schuster and Lori Robinson. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), Wednesday, 2-8p.m. Rosary 7p.m. Funeral Mass Thursday 11a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 4300 Walnut Lake Rd. (west of Orchard Lake), West Bloomfield. Visitation at church begins at 10:30a.m. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to St. Jude Children's Hospital. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
SMITH SALLY age 90 of Detroit, December 15, 2012. Retired Registered Nurse. Beloved mother of Warren Meadows and late Laverne, dear sister Gert, loving grandchildren Kim, Tracy, Shannon, Warren and great-granddaughter Amber, many nieces and nephews. Viewing Tuesday December 18 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. Cole H. James Funeral Home, 16100 Schaefer, Detroit. Family hour Wednesday 12:30 p.m. December 19; Service: 1 p.m.; Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit.
SPADAFORA NICK December 16, 2012, age 85. Beloved husband of the late Rosemarie. Loving father of Anthony (Cheryl) and Richard (Laura). Dear grandfather of Nick, Dan, and Joe. Visitation at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi, (248) 348-1800, Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m. Funeral Liturgy at Church of the Holy Family, 24505 Meadowbrook Rd., Novi, Thursday 10:30 a.m. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Online condolences www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com.
STOCKOSKI LEONARD J. December 16, 2012. Age 90. Husband of the late Rita Jane for 62 years. Dear father of Lawrence J. (Lois), Joseph E. (Elaine), Ann K. Hoydic (Thomas), John M. (Lorraine), and Janet M. Grandfather of David, Mark (Hilary), Robert (Jaclyn), Michael, Peter (Leanna), Jonathan (Jillian), Jeffrey, Christopher, Andrew, David M. (Serina), and Nicole. Great-grandfather of Luke, Noah, Camden, and Cali. Brother of Helen Lapka (the late Stephen), Raymond (the late Elizabeth), Josephine Korleski (the late Martin), and Lillian Wills (Leroy). Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple and Big Beaver), Troy, Wednesday 2-9 p.m. Scripture Service 7 p.m. followed by sharing of memories. Funeral Mass Thursday 11 a.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins at 10:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to the Salvation Army, 16130 Northland Dr., Southfield, MI 48075 appreciated. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.
TONG PETER DING KIN Age 88, of Madison Heights, MI, passed away December 17, 2012. He was born October 16, 1924 in Toyshan, China. Beloved husband of the late Connie Shiu Fong (2009). Loving father of Winnie (Eddie) Tse, Katherine (Ron) Lee, Kenneth (Sandra) Tong, and Karen (Todd) Messineo. Dear grandfather of Patrick, Michael, and Brandon. Brother of Oscar and Henry Hong, two sisters, and the late Stanley Hong. Visitation Tuesday 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with the Funeral Service at 1:30 p.m., at the Hopcroft Funeral Home, 31145 John R. Road, Madison Heights, MI. Burial in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, MI. Online condolences, www.hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com.
WEISHUHN FREDERICK HAROLD of Au Gres, born November 27, 1924, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on December 15, 2012. He was born to Chester Weishuhn and Lucy (Basney) in Mason Township, Arenac County, Mich. He married Marjorie Dell Goodman on June 21, 1947. Surviving are two sons, Dennis (Pamela) and Douglas (Lynn); daughter-in-law, Ruby; brother, Bruce (Joyce); sisters, Gail (Bud) and Dorothy; sister-in-law, Dorothy; grandchildren, Jennifer and Erin; one great-grandchild, Jacob; and many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation for Mr. Weishuhn will be held from 1-8 p.m., Wednesday, December 19 and from 10-11 a.m., Thursday, December 20 at the C.L. Forshee & Sons Funeral Homes, Inc., Au Gres Chapel. Service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday at the funeral home with internment following in Sims-Whitney Cemetery.
WIECKOWSKI STANLEY "MR. Y" Age 65, December 16, 2012. Beloved husband of Cathi for 38 years. Loving father of Stanley III (Janarae) and Jennifer (Sean) McCally. Dear grandfather of of Stanley IV, Rachael and Michael. Dear brother of Valentina and Eugenia. Visitation Wednesday 1-8pm with an evening Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster, Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In state Thursday 10:00am until the 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Dunstan Catholic Church, 1515 Belton (2 blocks west of Inkster, 2 blocks south of Ford Rd.) Family suggests memorials to the U of M Cancer Research Center. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
WOOD GAYBRIELLE ANN December 16, 2012 Age 71. Beloved mother of Donald J. Dear sister of Donald (the late Ginny) and the late Wayne (Barbara). Aunt of Donald, Tara, Cliff, Scott, Doug and Kathy. Funeral Thursday 11am from the chapel of the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd, (at Ann Arbor Trail). The Family will receive visitors Wednesday 2 -9 p.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
WOODS WILLIE E., Age 82, retired Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Area F and member of Mt. Hope UMC, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2012 in her home. She is survived by her son David L. Woods, four grandchildren R. Watson, S. Turner, C. Turner, and D. Woods and her great granddaughter K. Salter, and many other relatives and friends.