BURKART JOHN R. SR. "JACK" December 29, 2012. Age 82 of Marine City, MI. Retired Highland Park Firefighter. Beloved husband of Mary Jane "Mike" (Nee McInnes). Dear father of MaryBeth, Deborah (Jim), Gary (Kim), Raymond (Ceree), Robert (Sue), and John (Jean). Special grandfather of 16 and great grandfather of 13. Brother of Peter. Dear nephew of JoAnne Luketich. Family will receive friends Wednesday 2-8pm at A.J. Desmond and Sons Funeral Home 2600 Crooks Rd., (between Maple and Big Beaver). Rosary Wednesday 7pm. Burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Memorial tributes to Hospice of St. Clair County or Blue Water Humane Society. View Obituary and Share Memories at www.desmondfuneralhome.com
CLINTON DEBRA. Beloved wife of the late Louis G. Clinton. Cherished mother of Rebecca (Cary) Weitzman and Michael (Barbara) Clinton. Loving Bubs of Hayley (Brad) Warren, Allan (Tracy) Weitzman, Greg (Lindsey) Weitzman, Jason (Jeanne) Clinton and Bryan Clinton. Proud great grandmother of Ricki, Aidan and Devin Warren, Jacob and Abbey Weitzman, Blake and Aria Weitzman and Brooke Clinton. Also survived by two nieces and a nephew. GRAVESIDE SERVICES 11:00 WEDNESDAY MORNING AT ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
DOMPIERRE CONRAD CYRIL, 78, of Farmington, died December 29, 2012, in Farmington. Conrad was born May 27, 1934, in Detroit, the son of Napolean and Jeannette Dompierre. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Nora Smith Dompierre; devoted father of Jeannie (Jon) Tallerico, Mary (Robert) Parkins and the late Thomas; dear brother of Sister Helen Dompierre, Albert Dompierre, and Jeannette (John) Mulheisen; and cherished grandfather of Lauren Parkins, Catherine (Michael) Antonucci, Sara Tallerico, Robert Parkins III, Nathan Parkins and Peter Tallerico. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews. Sadly, he was preceded in death by brothers, Napolean, Raymond, Robert and Richard Dompierre. The family will receive guests Wednesday January 2, 1-9 p.m., with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service, at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (between 9-10 Mile Rds., just N of Grand River) downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Conrad's Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, January 3, 12:30 p.m. (in state 12:00 p.m.) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23615 Power Rd., Farmington. Memorial tributes suggested to St. Vincent dePaul Society, svdpusa.org. heeney-sundquist.com
GEOREFF OLGA December 28, 2012 age 84. Preceded in death by her beloved parents Kosta and Fania Georeff. She leaves behind many beloved cousins and friends. Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Trisagion at the Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile (btn. Merriam and Middlebelt). Funeral Thursday 10:00 a.m. at St. Clement Orthodox Church 19600 Ford Rd. (west of Evergreen) in Dearborn. www.neely-turowski.com
IAQUINTA SaraAnn (nee Kindstrand) Age 82. December 28, 2012. Beloved wife of Frank S., Sr. Loving mother of Sharon (Loyd) Jones, Amy (Todd) Wilkerson, and Frank Jr. (Denise). Grandmother of Frank III, Andrew, Karl, Timothy, Lia, and Brent. Visitation Wednesday 1-9 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. until Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill), Garden City. Family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
LAMOURIE LAWRENCE, Age 81. December 29, 2012. Beloved husband of Mary Catherine for 52 years. Loving father of Matthew (Mary), Paul (Christine), Eileen, and Patrick (Dawn). Grandfather of Matthew, Jon, Daniel, Samuel, Jacob, Mark, and Chris. Born and raised in Manistique, Michigan, and known throughout his professional life as "Frenchy", he worked for many years in the dredging industry. He will be missed by many. Family will receive friends Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 1-8p.m. at Weise Funeral Home, 7210 Park Ave., Allen Park, MI 48101. Scripture service at 7pm. Funeral Mass Thursday 10am at St. Frances Cabrini, 9000 Laurence, Allen Park. Church visitation begins 9:30am. Memorials to: Solanus Casey Center, 1820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207.
LANDMAN FLORENCE Beloved wife of the late Sam Landman. Dear mother of Judy (Arnie) Rautbort, Audrey (Michael) Levin, and Benny (Karen) Landman. Loving grandmother of Rebecca and Jamie Landman, Carrie and Jeffrey Levin, Alan (Lori) Rautbort, Stacey (Jon) Block, and Dana (Seth) Singerman. Adoring great-grandmother of Ethan, Asher, Katie, Noah, Harrison, Sloane, and Grant. Devoted sister of Deenie Stulberg and the late Goldie (the late Benny) Feldman. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. SERVICES TODAY, 12 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.
MATHEWS CRAIG W. 63, of Livonia, long time employee of Technicolor, Inc., died December 28, 2012. He is the beloved husband of 37 years to Gloria; devoted father of Stacie (Tony) Borrelli and Jeffrey (Tracy) Mathews; dear grandfather of Miranda and Will; cherished son of Christine Mathews; fond brother of Tom (Cheryl) Mathews, Cathy Peer, and Cindy (Douglas) Lademan; and uncle to many. Sadly, Craig was preceded in death by his father, William Mathews. Funeral Service Wednesday, January 2, 3:30 p.m., 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 1-3:30 p.m. Memorial tributes suggested to American Lung Association, lung.org. heeney-sundquist.com
McGOVERN PHILIP J. "TERRY", III Age 68 of Bloomfield Hills. died December 25, 2012. Beloved son of Philip J. and Dolores R. McGovern, and brother of Thomas and Michael who preceded him in death. Survived by his loving sister, Michelle M. Breslin (Joseph), four nephews, and two neices. A memorial service will be held in the spring.
ROSSI CARLO P. Age 86 December 29, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Rose Marie. Loving father of Carla (Jeffrey) Seit, Gary and Paula Rossi. Dear grandfather of Paul (Michelle) Rossi and Lauren (Ryan) Harroun. Proud great-grandfather of Enzo and Luca. Survived by his sister Lena DiRusso, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and godchildren. Dear friend to many. Visitation at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile, Livonia, Tuesday, January 1, 3-9 p.m. and Wednesday, January 2, 3-9 p.m. with 7 p.m. Rosary. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 3 (in state 10:00 a.m.) at St. Michael Catholic Church 13111 Hubbard, Livonia between Farmington and Merriman off of Plymouth Rd. Private interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. For more information please visit www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
STEFANKO JOHN December 30, 2012. Age 89 of Brighton. Beloved husband of the late Constance "Connie" for 59 years. Dear father of John B. (Mary B.) and Roy W. (Leslie). Grandfather of Timothy, Jessica, Steven, Andrew, Dylan and Devon. Brother of the late Alex (the late Stella). Funeral service Wednesday 10:30 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward Ave. (between 13-14 Mile). Family will receive friends Wednesday 10 a.m. until time of the service. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to Alzheimer's Association.
STEINHAUER PHIL Age 52. December 28, 2012. Loving husband of Kirstin. Proud father of Tyler and Troy. Dear son of Judi and the late Jerry. Brother of Krystn (Robert) Stephens, Marty (Nancy), David (Kelly), and Matt (Anne). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Son-in-law of Lynn and Joanne Filhart. Brother-in-law of Marsha (Dave) Livingston, Julie (Peter) Francis, and Denise Johnson. Memorial gathering Wednesday 2 p.m. until time of Memorial Service, 4 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Rd. (4 blocks E. of Woodward), Royal Oak. Memorial contributions to the American Heart/American Stroke Association are appreciated.
TATTI-GLINES IDA December 29, 2012. Age 75. Beloved wife of Bill Glines and the late Thomas Tatti. Loving mother of Robert (Paula), Thomas (Benjean), John, Michael (Greg), Anne Marie (Edward) Tokarczyk, and step-mother to David (Barbara) Glines, Cheryl Bourcier, Craig (Lisa) Glines, and Paula Lieske. Proud grandmother of Tracy, Angela, Thomas, Nicholas, John, Rachel, and Eddie. Dear sister of Mary (Pierno) DeCarolis, Angela (the late Leonard) Spano, and Peter (Mirna) DePalma. Visitation Monday 2-7 p.m. and Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd.). Funeral Wednesday in state 9 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church 40501 Hayes (btw. 17 and 18 Mile Rds.) until time of Mass 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Ida's honor would be appreciated to the Alzheimer's Association of Michigan. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
VanHOLLEBEKE JAMES A. Age 67. Beloved husband of Leslie. Dear father of Joe (Beckie), Dan (Harmony), and Kaci (Mike) McCall. Grandfather of Eric, Liam, Aubrey, and Megyn VanHollebeke, and Devin, Kaden, and Mikayla McCall. Brother of Joann Bush and Marlene VanHollebeke. Good friend of Bill Smith, Mike McCracken, Garry Hendricks, Tommy Brown, and Ron "Boone" Beitler. Visitation Tuesday 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (between 6 and 7 Mile). Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
WISNIEWSKI WALTER "RED" Age 83, passed away December 28, 2012. He was proud to be a Korean War U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Venetian Club of Mutual Aid. Red was the beloved husband of the late Carol L. Wisniewski. Loving father of Cheryl Pellerito and Daniel Wisniewski. Devoted grandfather of Troy and Danielle Wisniewski and Peter and Angela Pellerito. Dear brother of Steve and Eugene Wisniewski, Ruth Grzelakowski, and Sally Kuzniar. Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary service at Kaul Funeral Home, 27830 Gratiot Ave., Roseville. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, January 3, at the funeral home. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
YACOBELLI FRED EDWARD passed on December 29, 2012. Age 83. He will be missed by many, but none more than his loving family. Beloved husband of Patricia for 64 years. Loving father of Susan and Dale Wagman, Candice Dean, Fred and Barb Yacobelli, Robin and Michael Berbenchuk. Grandfather to Sarah Renny, Natalie Fix, Peter Wagman, James Dean, Scott Dean, Todd Dean, Bradley Yacobelli, Jennifer Berbenchuk and Nicholas Berbenchuk. Great-grandfather to Analiese Renny. After cremation a personal gathering will be held in the home of Patricia Yacobelli.