BOYER BETTY JANE Age 87 of Rochester Hills. December 24, 2012. Loving wife of the late Francis. Dear mother of Michael (Charmaine) Boyer, John (Loraine) Boyer, Laurelle Hume and Joan (Sam) Cinquemani. Survived by eight grandchildren and 11 great-grand-children. Funeral service, Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 10 a.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home; 339 Walnut Blvd., Rochester. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of service 10 a.m. Inurnment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Capuchin. Online guestbook; www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
BRADY JERRY RUSSELL, SR., age 70, passed away on December 22, 2012 in his sleep. He is survived by his brother Joseph and children: Jerry Jr., James, Jonathan, Franklin and Matthew and step-children: Elizabeth, Richard and preceded in death, Tammy, and leaves behind five grandchildren. Visitation will be held Sunday 3-6 p.m.. Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, Flint. lawrenceemoonfuneralhome.com
BUTLER JAMES M. December 27, 2012, age 67. Beloved husband of Vicki (nee Kyte) for 45 years. Dear father of Jane Butler (fiancé Ryan Anderson) and Pete Butler (Elyse). Special grandfather of Blair. Brother of Meghan Kuhlman (Gary), R.H. "Tod" Jr. (Sharon) and Harry Price (Debbie). Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn. 13-14 Mile), Monday 12 Noon until Celebration of Life ceremony at 3 p.m. Memorial tributes to the Boys & Girls Club of Troy, 3670 John R., Troy, Michigan 48083. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
CHRIST PAUL D. Age 74. December 28, 2012. Beloved husband of Mary Ann for 48 years. Loving father of Dan (Ann), Julie Gallaudet (Ed), and Meghan Distel (Mike). Grandfather of Danny, Katie, Hallie, Claire, Gigi, Jack, Ryan, Maggie, Teddy, and Charlotte. Brother of Rosemary Dignam (John). Family will receive friends Sunday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver), with Scripture Service Sunday at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday 1 p.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins at 12:30 p.m. Memorial tributes to University of Detroit Mercy Athletic Department or Angels' Place. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.
DEMBINSKI CECILIA E. Age 84. December 28, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Dear mother of Duane (Olga), Nancy (Marcus) DiGiorgio, and the late Edward. Grandmother of Philip, Alicia, Gina, and Tony. Visitation Sunday 2-7 p.m. with a 6 p.m. 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 a.m. until the 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Mel Catholic Church, 7506 Inkster (just north of Warren). Family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
LOCRICCHIO ANTHONY J. Age 85, December 26. Beloved husband of Virginia for 62 years. Dear father of Patricia (Daniel) Goff, Antoinette (James) Sheridan and Rosemary Schomer. Loving grandfather of Jennifer (John), Shannon (Tom), Anthony (Michelle), Thomas (Yok), Timothy (April), Nicholas (Holly), Anna and Lucas; great-grandfather of Richard, Vincent, Aislinn, Aine, Marcella, Connor and Andrew. Brother of Joseph (Lori), Jenny (Cecil) Wickersham and Frank (Nancy). Brother-in-law of Chuck DeAngelis. Predeceased by his sister Josie, brother Bill and sister-in-law Sandy. Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m., Prayer Service 7 p.m. at the St. Clair Shores Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper Ave. St. Clair Shores. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 10 a.m. at St. Philomena Church; 4281 Marseilles; Detroit 48224. Memorials to: Arc of Livingston, Developmental Disability Foundation (Autism); 1044 Durant Dr., Ste 101; Howell, MI 48843 or The Capuchins; 1820 Mt. Elliott St.; Detroit, MI. 48207-3485. Friends may share a memory at www.bcfh.com
LUTZ HELEN Dear mother of Nicole (Daniel Weiss) Lutz and Craig Lutz. Loving grandmother of Aidan Lutz, Alexander Weiss, Andrew Weiss, and Joshua Weiss. Devoted sister of Irene (the late Jack) Haynes and the late Milton Bartick. Dearest sister-in-law of Muriel Bartick. Also remembered by many other loving family members and friends. SERVICES SUNDAY, 3 P.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT THE ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY or visit, www.thedorfmanchapel.com.
MARENTETTE JOANNE AGNES 73, of Sarasota, Florida, died December 28, 2012. She was born in Pontiac, Michigan and moved to Sarasota from Northville, MI. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed genealogy. She is survived by her husband, Dick; sons, Rich Marentette of Northville, MI, Tom Marentette of South Bend, Indiana; a daughter, Ann M. Martin of Doylestown, Pennsylvania; brothers Bill Anderson of Novi, MI, Bob Anderson of Ann Arbor, MI; a sister, Jeannie Milliken of Colorado; grandchildren, Sarah, Elizabeth and Olivia; and one great-grandchild, Liam. Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A private interment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 5 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. A memorial service will be held in Michigan at a later date.
MONTROSE GEORGE B. December 27, 2012. Age 77. Beloved husband of the late Patricia and the late Joyce. Dearest father of Michael (Bernadine) Montrose, Edward (Carol) Montrose, David (Debbie) Montrose, Carl (Lisa) Timm, Dale Timm, and Cindy (Dominic) Moceri. Loving grandfather of Jonathan, Katelyn, Megan, Hunter, Jacob, Christina, Michelle, Cheryl, Jennifer, Nicole, Marco, and Carli. Predeceased by grandson Christopher. Survived by six great-grandchildren, many sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews. Visitation Saturday 3-9 p.m. and Sunday 1-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Scripture Service Sunday 4 p.m. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. time of Mass at St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 21201 13 Mile Road (between Little Mack and Harper). Interment Cadillac Memorial Gardens East Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" WujekCalcaterra.com.
REAGAN ROBERT G., December 26, 2012, age 80 of Canton. Beloved husband of Bobbye for 59 years. Loving father of Karen Jackson and Michael Reagan. Proud grandpa of Roxanne and Cori. Dear "Papa" of Ashley, Faith, Anthony and baby Brett. Visitation Saturday 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. Funeral service at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd. (btwn. Sheldon & Beck), Plymouth. Internment Cherry Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project. To share a memory, visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
REPEN FRANCES Age 78, died December 26 at St. John Macomb Hospital. Frances retired from Comerica where she was a student loan officer. She was a member of the Grosse Pointe Ski Club, Choir of Everlasting Life at St Malachy, Tobi Club and the Nomads. She is the beloved sister of Edward (Barbara) Repen and Victoria Repen. Dearest aunt of Cindy (Keith) Hogan, Douglas (Sara) Repen and Janel (Scott) Boyink. Great-aunt to Emily and Blake. Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr (at Masonic), Warren. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. with a 10 a.m. Mass at St Malachy, 14085 E. 14 Mile, Sterling Heights. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association appreciated by family.
SCIANTARELLI STEPHEN 66, passed away suddenly, December 27, 2012. Stephen is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn, daughters Nadalie, Heather, and Jennifer. He was Nono to his three grandchildren, Tyler, Riley, and Caleb. Stephen is preceded in death by his parents, Angelina and John Sciantarelli, his sister Julie MacDonald, and his first wife, Diane Sciantarelli. Stephen is also survived by his sister, Joan (Mark) Anderson, brother-in-law Gary MacDonald, and many nieces and nephews. Stephen always had a joke to tell, and brought joy to everyone he touched. He is with our Lord now and will be missed by many. Visitation is 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday December 29, 2012 at JL Peters Funeral Home, Lincoln Park, MI. In state at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Southgate, MI Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 1 p.m., Funeral at 2 p.m. Donantions will be appreciated in Stephens name to the Hydrocephalus Association, 4340 East West Highway, Suite 905, Bethesda, MD 20814, 301-202-3811 or 888-598-3789.
STEELE MARGARET "MICKEY" M. 72, peacefully completed her earthly journey December 22 in Titusville, Florida with her husband and children at her side. She was born November 10, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan. Mickey worked in oncology nursing and was a member of the Parrish Medical Center Auxiliary, Titusville, Florida. Beloved wife of Samuel. Devoted mother of Charles (Patricia), Christopher (Mary Beth), Kathleen (Craig Evans), and Matthew. Loving grandmother of Danielle, Margaret, Jessica, Emma, Samuel, and Jacob. Dear sister of Daniel, Dennis, Kathleen, Patricia, Maureen, and Timothy. Visitation Wednesday 4-7 p.m. at North Brevard Funeral Home in Titusville, FL. Services Saturday 11:30 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, 4580 N. Adams Rd. in Troy, MI. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Angels of Hope, a family cancer foundation (www.angelsofhope.org).
THAV CHARLES "CHUCK" Beloved husband of 44 years of Marlene Thav. Cherished father of Andrew (Terri) Thav and Jeffrey (Gennifer) Thav. Loving Papa of Rachel, Keira, and Lucas Thav and Ryan and Ian Roth. Brother of the late Jack Thav. Brother-in-law of Phyllis Thav, Gail and Henry Sandweiss. Devoted son of the late Harry and the late Florence Esther Thav. Son-in-law of Eleanor Schwartz and the late William Schwartz. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews, Andrea and Marc Wolf, Eric and Vikki Goldman, Steven (Lori Gordon) Sandweiss, and Michael (Jacqueline) Sandweiss, Rebecca and Alan Klasfeld, and Eric and Barbara Ann Thav. SERVICES SUNDAY AT 12 NOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
WEISS ESTHER Beloved wife of the late Charles Weiss. Dear mother of Barbara (Leslie) Terner, David (Barbara) Weiss, Jerry (Joyce) Weiss, Bob (Sandie) Weiss, and Judy Corey. Devoted sister of the late Yetta Kay and the late Jack Grant. Also survived by 14 loving grandchildren, 21 adoring great-grandchildren, and many other loving family members and friends. SERVICES SUNDAY, 10 A.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT OAKVIEW CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.