AOWN RICHARD age 71, of Hartland, passed away, Wednesday, December 18, 2012 at Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, Commerce Michigan. Funeral Arrangements provided by Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Rd., Fenton. Friends may share an online tribute on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
ARMSTRONG ARLINE C. Age 93, of Rochester Hills, died December 17, 2012, after a short illness. Wife of the late Donald. Mother of Shari (Henry) Piet and the late Don Armstrong. Grandmother of Brent, Craig, and Kacey. Also survived by five great-grandchildren and two nieces. Private services were held.
BODKER RUTH MARY 1925-2012. Wife of Verner; mother of Chris (Geraldine) and Greg (Linda); grandmother of Erik (Allisa), Andrew (Tammy) and Elizabeth (Oscar) Roque; great -grandmother of Elena and Armondo Roque. Ware Smith Woolever Funeral Home, 9940 S. Saginaw St., Reese, Michigan.
BOMMARITO LORENZO age 97, passed away December 17, 2012. He was the devoted husband to the late Jean, father to Philip (Sylvia), Peter, and Mary Ann (Kenneth) Kleber, loving Grandfather to Christopher, Jeanene and Kevin. Visitation will be in St. Germaine Catholic Church, 28301 Little Mack, St. Clair Shores, on Friday December 21, from 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. when Funeral Mass will begin. Leave a condolence message or share a memory at: www.KaulFuneralHome.com
BRESCOE GREGORY December 18, 2012, age 89, of Livonia. Beloved husband of Virginia. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. He leaves behind many loving family and friends. Gregory was a member of the YMCA, Livonia Recreation Center, and the K of C Msgr. Hunt. He enjoyed bicycling and golfing. Visitation will take place at Fred Wood Funeral Home, 36100 Five Mile Road (e. of Levan) Livonia. Friday, December 21, 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary. Funeral services will be held at St. Aiden Catholic Church 17500 Farmington Road Livonia, MI 48152; Saturday in state 9:00 a.m., Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery. Please share memories at fredwoodfuneralhome.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 11 am 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
CLOYD PHILLIP EUGENE Born September 9, 1950 went to see our Lord and Savior December 17, 2012. Survived by wife Lee Cloyd, son Sean Cloyd, grandson Jacob Cloyd, sisters Anita Forystek, Rusty Westmorland, brother Robert Patrick Cloyd, and a great-many great-nieces and nephews. A wonderful husband and dad. He will be greatly missed by both family and friends. He made the world a better place. We are not saying goodbye, but until we meet again. Viewing 4-8 p.m. Friday, December 21 at Stackus Funeral Home 417 Elm Street, Boyne City, MI 49712; (231) 582-6531 Saturday, December 22 10 a.m. at Walloon Lake Community Church with 12 p.m. Memorial Service, 4320 M-75 N, Walloon Lake, MI 49796; (231) 535-2288.
CRUTCHFIELD CLARENCE 87, most recently of Duluth, GA, died December 17, 2012. He was born in Lebanon, Tennessee to James and Hattie Crutchfield. He graduated from Wilson County High School. He joined the Navy in 1942, serving in WW II as a Navy ship signalman in the Pacific Theater. He completed his college education at Tennessee State University, graduating in 1949 with a B.S. in Health and Physical Education. He served as a teacher, football and basketball coach at WCHS. He married Anita Watkins (TSU'54), who shared his love of sports and education. They moved to Detroit in 1957 for better educational opportunities for their children. They raised three daughters who all went on to become college educated, successful women. Clarence joined the Detroit Public Schools and while teaching, he attended the University of Detroit and earned a Master's degree in Counseling and Guidance. He retired as a counselor after 37 years of service. In retirement, he turned to his love of sports swimming, tennis, golf and closely followed his beloved Detroit Lions and Tigers. He moved to metro Atlanta in 2005 to be closer to two of his daughters. Initially reluctant, he enjoyed the climate and made many friends at his home at Parc at Duluth. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and a life-long member of the Church of Christ, most recently the Duluth Church of Christ. Clarence was preceded in death by his wife of 28 years, Anita Watkins Crutchfield, brothers, Harry, Bill, Sidney, Carl and sister, Margaret Ashworth. He is survived by his three daughters, Wyndolyn Bell, M.D. of Sandy Springs, GA, Tamalyn Stewart of Croton, NY, and Cecilia Crutchfield of Peachtree Corners, GA; sister, Hattie Bryant of Lebanon, TN; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter and many relatives and friends. Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com. Arrangements are being made by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, (770) 448-5757. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, December 22nd, at the Duluth Church of Christ, 3239 Duluth Highway ( GA-120), Duluth GA 30096. Burial will follow at Peachtree Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday, December 21st, at the funeral home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Duluth Church of Christ in celebration of the life of Clarence Crutchfield.
DAVID DAVID J. December 19, 2012. Age 94. Beloved husband of the late Virginia. Loving father of Andrea (Lawrence) Sabatowski, Gwen (Robert) Leithauser, Dennis (Sarah). Proud grandfather of eight and 12 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Sam David. In lieu of flowers donation to St. Jude Childrens Hospital would be appreciated. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Friday 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Private Interment. Share a memory at www.bcfh.com
DEDRICH KEITH R. December 15, 2012. Age 59. Dear father of Eric. Beloved son of Robert and the late Dorothy. Dear brother of Janice, Paul, Carol, and Joyce. Loving uncle of Lauren, Alexis, Nicolette and Tommy. Also survived by his former wife, Robin. Memorial Service Sunday 3:00 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc., 11470 13 Mile Road (west of Hoover), Warren. Memorial Visitation Sunday 12 noon-3:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com.
DEMANN VIRGINIA T. Age 96. December 17, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Edwin. Loving mother of Thomas (Lynn), and Paulette Nantais. Devoted grandmother of Renee, Jill, and Dale. Great grandmother of 13. Visitation Friday 3-9pm, with a 7pm Scripture Service, at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Road). Instate Saturday 10:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com
DILLEY GERALD R. "JERRY" December 18, 2012. Age 78. Beloved husband of the late Giovanna. Loving father of Frank (Madaline) Dilley, Steven Dilley, Annette (Dan) Dowd and the late Paula Godlewski. Proud grandfather of David Dilley, Mitchell Dowd and Brenna Dowd. Great grandfather of Javeon Dilley. Dearest brother of Karen Cona, Patrick Dilley and Kathleen Audia. Mr. Dilley was born October 20, 1934. In state Saturday 10:00 am until 11:00 am time of Mass at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Church (Fraser) 31740 Cyril (between Utica and Hayes). Memorials to Alzheimer's Association in honor of Gerald appreciated. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery, Roseville, MI. Arrangements by Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
FARRIS ADRIAN Age 89, December 18, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Faye. Loving father of Adrian (Viv), Susan (John) Livak and Donna (Mark) Sullivan. Dear grandfather of seven. Great grandfather of four. He proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII and Korea. Visitation Friday 2-8pm. Funeral Service Saturday 10am at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). Family suggests memorials to Disabled American Veterans. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
FRITTS JEAN AGNES age 85, died December 17, 2012. She is survived by her loving husband William; their three children, Dale Fritts (Polly), Gayle Hill, and Janice Mendell (Greg); six grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Jean enjoyed her family, quilting, and knitworking. Jean was one of six children, and was the last surviving sibling of the Mattern family. Visitation is Saturday December 22, from 2 to 9pm at the Lee-Ellena Funeral Home, 46530 Romeo Plank Rd., Macomb (S. of 21 Mile rd). A funeral service will take place the same day, Saturday at 7pm. Please leave a memory at Lee-Ellenafuneralhome.com
GLUVNA PATRICIA L. age 54, passed away December 18, 2012. She is survived by her husband Michael Gluvna and her loving family. Visitation: Friday, December 21 from 4pm-9pm at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 W. Lake St., South Lyon. Funeral Mass: Saturday, December 22 at 10:30am at St. James Catholic Church, 46325 W. Ten Mile Rd., Novi. Donations to: Angela Hospice. Online guestbook at www.phillipsfuneral.com
GOYETTE EMILE J. Age 84 of Eastpointe, December 17, 2012. Beloved husband of Janet for over 60 years. Loving father of Susan (Michael) Dowgiewicz and Jeanne (Thomas) Wightman. Proud grandfather of Kathryn, Joseph, Richard and Daniel. Dear brother of Helen Kozlowski and Pierre. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Scripture service 7 p.m. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Peter the Apostle, 19851 Anita, Harper Woods. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation. ahpeters.com
JOHNSTON MARJORIE Age 81, wife of the late Ted. Dear mother of Brian (Yvonne), Bruce, the late Mark and daughter-in-law Margaret. Grandmother of Beth, Linda, Holly, Eric, Lacey, Brittney, Shawn and Matthew. Great-grandmother of five. Visitation today 3-7 p.m., services to follow at Charles Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly Road Redford.
KEMPNER MARY. Beloved wife of the late Irving "Hank" Kemper. Cherished mother of Sally Sklar, Andrea Blake, Janice (Alexander) Morgan and Steven Kempner. Loving grandmother of Ian (Ellen) Sklar, Raphael, Ari and Miriam Blake, Abraham Morgan, Julia Morgan and Zachary Kempner. Proud great grandmother of Eliana Sklar. Dear sister of Sara Wolf, Meyer Tannenbaum, Sam Tanenbaum and the late Louis Tanner, the late Max Tanenbaum, the late Joseph Tanner, the late Morris Tanner, the late Rose Yanover, and the late Goldie Goldberg. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. SERVICES 12:00 P.M. FRIDAY AT THE DAVIDSON / HERMELIN CHAPEL AT THE CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUKMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
KETELHUT GLENN E. age 80 passed away December 18, 2012. Devoted father of Diane (James) Zawal, David and Dawn (Michael) Verstraete. Proud grandfather of Tiffiny, Trisha and Ryan and great-grandfather of Devin, Cassidy, Caden, Lyndsey and Keegan. Lifelong companion for 31 years of Beverly Bacarella. The Ketelhut family will be receiving friends and family Friday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the EJ. Mandziuk & Son Sterling Heights Chapel, 3801 18 Mile Road (n.w. corner of Ryan). Funeral service Saturday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment White Chapel Cemetery.
LINGEMAN LORETTA M. December 14, 2012. Age 88. Loving wife of Bill. Beloved mother of Janet (Norm) Dick, Mark (Nan), and Sue (Paul) Trautman. Dear grandmother of Amy, David, Tara, Jacob, Nelson, Allison, and the late Shannon. Great-grandmother of five. Memorial visitation and Funeral Mass at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 21620 Mack Ave., St. Clair Shores, on Friday, December 21, 2012. In state 9:30 a.m. prior to Mass at 10 a.m. Memorial contributions to The Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott St., Detroit, MI 48207-3485. Arrangements by the Arthur J. VanLerberghe Funeral Home.
MADDOX JANE G. age 78 December 16, 2012 Loving mother of Jack (Molly) Maddox, Jim (Marilyn) Maddox and Mary (Scott) Currie. Dear grandmother of Nancy, Laura (Derek), John, Anne, Rob, Emily, and Tom. Sister of Jim (Cass) Germany and Mary (Jack) Jeffries. Memorial gathering at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday 4-8 p.m. Memorial service at Christ Church Cranbrook, 470 Church Rd., Bloomfield Hills, Saturday 10 a.m. Memorials to Alzheimer's Association or charity of choice. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.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). Memorial gifts suggested to the Farmington Public Library. heeney-sundquist.com
McCLURE DOUGLAS T. Age 88. Died Monday, December 17, 2012. Beloved husband of Marjorie. Father of Douglas T. Jr. (Leslie), Julie (Richard) Chandler and Peter (Alecia). Grandfather of seven. Arrangements by Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home 313-881-8500.
MCGRATH WILLIAM, a resident of White Lake Twp., died on December 19, 2012 at the age of 87. He is survived by sisters, Bettie Sasena of Sarasota, FL and Phyllis Graebert of Traverse City and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and dear friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert McGrath and a sister, Kathleen Mitchell Morrison. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1955 E. Commerce Road, Milford, on Saturday, December 22, at 9:30am with the Rev. Fr. Ron Anderson officiating. Graveside Services and Military Honors will be held at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty Street, Milford, on Thursday 6-9pm and Friday 3-9pm, with a K of C Rosary Friday at 7pm. Memorials may be made in his name to the St. Vincent DePaul Society. For further information please phone 248-684-6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
McNAMARA BRIAN P. Age 49. Beloved son of Elise and the late Joseph McNamara. Dear brother of Susan Gularski and Timothy (Cheryl) McNamara. Loving uncle of Aubrey, Ryan, Keith, Joseph, Ashley, and Tim. Great-uncle of Brayden. Redford Union class of 81. Memorial Visitation Friday 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. Service at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (between 6 and 7 Mile). Contributions to St. John Health Foundation, P.O. Box 673271 Detroit, MI 48267 appreciated. Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
MEISEL ANETTE. Beloved wife of the late Jerry Meisel. Dear mother of Leonard (Connie) Meisel, Kenneth Meisel and Nancy (Eddie) Weingarden. Loving grandmother of April (Deb Belanger) Adams, Sloan Meisel and Candice (Nick) Srnek. Devoted great-grandmother of Shea and Imogen. Dearest sister of Phillip Mittleman. Also remembered by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. SERVICES FRIDAY, 10:00AM AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT THE ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
OSBORN BARBARA J. December 19, 2012 age 81 of Westland. Beloved wife of the late Ralph. Dear mother of Glen (Donna) and Bryan (Gloria). Loving grandmother of Shea, Jason, Kevin, Kyle and Jesse (Gina). Great grandmother of Jonathan, Ava and Jesse Jr. In state Saturday 10 am at First Baptist Church of Canton, 44500 Cherry Hill, Canton until time of service at 11 a.m. Family will receive friends Friday 1-9 p.m. at the Uht Funeral Home 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland. Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com
PACIOCCO JEANETTE age 68 of Warren, passed away December 18, 2012. Beloved wife of Robert. Dear mother of Connie (Paul) Capitanio, Tony Paciocco and Rita (Ken Grandmaison) Paciocco. Loving grandmother of five grandchildren. Dear sister of Joan (John) Rutherford, Irene Linda Atchison, Laura Wachlarz, Judy (Phil) Cunningham and the late Lawrence Kearns. Dear sister-in-law of Lyane Kearns. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Friday at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Rd. (three blks. e. of Van Dyke) Utica. Visitation 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday. Memorials suggested to The American Heart Association. www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
PETERS PEARL I. Age 93 of Sterling Heights. Wife of the late William; mother of Carl (Vivian), Gerald (Anh), Cora (Dennis) Wilber and Laura (John) Michalski; Grandmother of 13; great grandmother of 19 and sister of Adeline Guldi. Visitation Thursday 1-9pm with Funeral Service Friday, 10am at Lyle Elliott Funeral Home, 31730 Mound Rd., Warren, Michigan 48092.
RADKE EMIL "BUD" Age 88 of St. Clair, formerly of Grosse Pointe Woods, died Saturday, December 15, 2012. Former owner of Radke Hardware and Hockey Center, St. Clair Shores, Army veteran of WWII, former member at Lochmore CC and Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Dear husband of Roza. Father of Patricia Sulek, Michael Radke, Linda (Tom) Jenny, Bruce Radke, and Marjorie Wensko. Grandfather of Amy Jenny, Nicholas and Alessandria Selvagio, Michael and Stefan Radke. Brother of Louis (Pat) Radke and the late Norma Gilbert. Memorial Mass, Thursday, December 20 at 12 noon from St. Paul On the Lake, Grosse Pointe Farms. Memorials to Blue Water Hospice Home, 2795 Edison, Marysville, MI 48040. Arrangements by L.C. Friederichs & Son.
RICHARDS VERLYN ELIZABETH, Age 71, died December 17, 2012 of San Antonio, Texas formerly of Rochester and Brighton, Michigan. Dear mother of Melanie Richards, Robert (Julie) Richards and Mayrie (Tim) Eckermann. Dear grandmother of Taylor, Sutton, Kaitlyn, Collin, Taelyn and Rhys. Dear sister of Chester (Marilyn) Brown. Daugher of the late Roy and Vera Brown. Also survived by the love of her life Greg Norrod. Verlyn was a retired Attorney and Chief Counsel for the Department of Defense at the TACOM in Warren. She attended high school in Sudbury, Ontario, attended North Bay Teachers College, 1961 with a degree in elementary education, Oakland University, 1977 with a degree in political science, and finally she attended University of Detroit Mercy Law School, 1980, receiving her Juris Doctorate degree Magna Cum Laude. She had been an elementary school teacher and professional ice skater reaching gold level ranking. Her family and Greg were the most important part of her life. She was always there to help anyone in need. Arrangements by Price Funeral Home, Troy. (248) 689-0700. Memorials to the Paws and Claws Rescue or to the Sandy Hook Elementary - Newton Memorial Fund. Share memories with the online register book at www.pricefuneralhome.net
ROBINSON SHIRLEY MARION age 82. Cherished wife of the late Philip. Loving mother of Diane (Tom) Accurso, Janine (Joel) Robinson-White and Patricia Stanley. Proud grandma of Brent, Aaron, Spencer, Carter and Micaela. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Funeral Friday December 21 at St. John Episcopal Church, 555 S. Wayne Rd., Westland In State 11:30am Service 12noon. Any donations given in Shirley's memory will be donated to St. John's Hospice and the Benevolent Fund at Fox Run. Please visit online guestbook fredwoodfuneralhome.com
SELIGSON SELMA Beloved wife of the late Arnold Seligson. Cherished mother of Linda (Ken) Davis and Suzanne (Frank) Kunz. Loving grandmother of Michelle (Arron) Carlton, Gregory Davis, Shannon Kunz, Zachary Kunz, and Erik Kunz. Proud great-grandmother of Aren, Kalle, and Trevor Carlton. PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD OUT OF STATE ON THURSDAY. LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
SIELAGOSKI EUGENE W. Age 65 of Warren and formerly of Madison Heights, Michigan passed away December 19, 2012. He was born April 27, 1947 in Detroit. Beloved husband of Teressa. Loving father of Eugene F. (Laura), Scot (Amy), and Stephen Sielagoski. Dear grandfather of Eugene, Kelsey, Kyle, and Jenna. Visitation Friday, December 21, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm, with the funeral Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:00 am, at the HOPCROFT FUNERAL HOME, 31145 John R. Road, Madison Heights, MI. Online condolences: www.hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com.
SKULIS ISABELLA C. December 16, 2012, age 98. Beloved mother of Lou (Shirley), Loretta A. Nelson-Skulis and Maryann Baki. Survived by seven grandchildren, many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Sister of Agatha Stankiewicz and Gerald Bartkus. Visitation Saturday, St. Suzanne Church, 10 a.m. followed by a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. For further inforamtion call Sajewski Funeral Home, Inc., 313-271-2500
SMITH FRANCES MURIEL Age 96 of Dearborn. Loving wife of the late John. Cherished mother of Diane (Robert) Seruga, Joyce Lewandowski, and Janet (Robert) Hebert. Devoted grandmother of Dawn (Danny), Bobby (Ingrid), Kim (Tim), Katie (Al), Brian, John (Kristen), Beth, Lindsay (Vincent), and Janna. Great-grandmother of 10. Frances was a member of the choir for Divine Child Church where she was an active parishioner for 50 years and a longtime volunteer for Heritage Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 21, 2012, 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel at the Henry Ford Village, 15101 Ford Rd., Dearborn. The family will receive friends 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. Interment Perry Mount Park Cemetery, Pontiac. Suggested memorials to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Arrangements were in the care of the Modetz Funeral Home, Orion. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
SMITH DONALD W. Age 86, December 18, 2012. Dear father of Donna Cook. Grandfather of Marybeth Cook. Brother of Jayann (Ken) Krotine. He proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII. He was also a Detroit News mailer for many years. Memorial gathering Friday 3pm followed by a Memorial Service at 7pm at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster, Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
SOSIN JEAN Beloved wife of the late Hilbert Sosin. Cherished mother of Neil (Nancy) Sosin, Debra Sosin (Warren Schwartz) and Gayle (Steven) Justman. Loving grandmother of Matthew (Julie) Sosin, Lauren (Andrew) Bender, Ryan Sosin, Mathew (Ronni) Schwartz, Joe (Gera)Rosenberg, Ben Justman and Louis Justman. Proud great grandmother of Zachary and Alexa Sosin, Hayden Bender, Abigail Schwartz and Allison Schwartz. Devoted daughter of the late Meyer and the late Dora Eisenberg. Sister of Geri (the late Edward) Chusid, the late Betty (the late Ben) Kofsky, the late Louis (the late Sophie) Eisenberg and the late George (the late Beverly) Eisenberg. Sister-in-law of Dr. Allen and Joyce Sosin, Ralph and Anita Sosin and Janet and Bernard Guggenheim; Also survived by her loving caregivers Rosa Enriquez and Maria Bjorn. SERVICES 2:00 PM THURSDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com.
STAMPS HARRY THOMAS age 63 of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee passed away December 12, 2012. He was born February 12, 1949 in Puryer, TN the son of Lexie B. and Mattie Bell Franklin Stamps. He retired in 1999 from AT&T as a technician. He is survived by his wife Cindy Stamps of Fairfield Glade, TN; daughters Heather Keller (Dave) of Brandon Township, MI, Stacy Williams (Christopher) of Lake Orion, MI and Sherri deHesselle (Eric) of Clarkson, MI and grandchildren Nick Keller, Allison Keller, Sam Williams, Sarah Kate Williams, Matthew deHesselle and Ashley deHesselle. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 12 noon from the Chapel of Hood Funeral Home, Paulette Richardson officiated. Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, Crossville, TN in charge of arrangements.
STEPPES FLORABELLE (CADWELL) 77, of Snellville, GA, on December 15th. Formerly of Detroit, she is survived by her son Lenon D. Steppes, Jr., a brother Edsel Cadwell of Inkster; a sister Isabelle Jackson of Livonia, a granddaughter Jordan and a host of family and friends. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 22nd at New Providence Baptist Church in Cadwell, GA.
USENDEK MARGARET age 83, of Clinton Township, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2012. Loving wife of the late Arthur Usendek; beloved daughter of James and Elizabeth McIntyre; mother of Kevin Haynes; step-mother of Tracy Magiera; step grandmother of Aliena Magiera; dear sister of the late Irene (the late Earl) Bostic, Judy Salva; aunt of Eddie, Peg (Jerry) Kutek, Denise Bostic, along with many loving nieces, nephews, and relatives. The Funeral Service will be Friday, December 21, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152. The visitation hours will be Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 1:30 p.m. Private interment will follow at Glen Eden, Livonia. Please visit www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com and share a tribute of Margaret.
WEAVER GEORGE LISCOMB, age 92, December 15, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Mary Eleanor. Loving father of Rachel (Bill) Baumann, Laura (Edward) Sala, Martha (Dale) McNinch, Sara Weaver, and Carol (Jeff Haskill) Weaver. Proud grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of nine. Preceded in death by his siblings, Leroy, Alvin, Charles, and Ruth Weaver. Funeral at First Baptist Church of Birmingham, 300 Willits, Birmingham, Saturday 10am. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14-15 Mile Rds.), Friday 3-8pm. Memorials appreciated to First Baptist Church.Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
WILLIAMSON ANNE D. 87, of Tecumseh (formerly of Canton and Detroit), passed away December 19, 2012. The beloved mother of Patricia Williamson of Mt. Pleasant and sister of Margaret (Dan) McPartlin of Tecumseh. Anne was preceded in death by her husband Wayne Williamson and her sisters Madeline Kerfoot and Mary O'Reilly. Visitation Friday December 21st at Purse Funeral Home in Tecumseh, MI from 4-8pm, with a prayer service at 7pm. Funeral Mass Saturday, December 22nd at 11am at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Tecumseh. Visitation at church at 10 am.
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.
WYRWICZ JEAN (GENOEFA) Age 96, December 18, 2012. Beloved daughter of the late Tadeusz and the late Katarzyna Wyrwicz. Dear sister of the late John A. Wyrwicz. Also survived by several nephews, nieces and many friends. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. Funeral Service Friday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com