BOLEN MICHAEL JAMES age 75 of Yucaipa, California, formerly of Sterling Heights, Michigan, passed away October 7, 2013 in Redlands, California. He was born in Detroit, MI on April 10, 1938 to the late Melvin and Marcelline Bolen. Michael graduated from De LaSalle High School in 1956 and then enlisted in the US Marine Corp. He attended Michigan State University and graduated with a degree in Finance. Michael was then employed by General Motors, WWJ Radio and CBS Radio in Detroit. In 1971, he was promoted to National Sales Manager of the CBS Radio station, KNX in Hollywood, CA. After many years in advertising, he changed careers to another field he loved and was a Financial Planner until he retired in 2011. Michael is survived by his wife of 54 years Patsy Erz Bolen of Yucaipa, CA; son Todd Bolen of Huntington Beach, CA; daughter Toby Bolen Sudakoff (Todd); and granddaughters Madison and Macy Sudakoff all of San Clemente, CA. Brothers Dennis Bolen (Shirley) of Richmond, MI and James Bolen (Linda) of Macomb, MI, Also many beloved nieces and nephews and their children. Michael will be greatly missed by many friends and family in Michigan and California. Memorials to the De LaSalle Alumni Association at 14600 Common Rd., Warren, MI 48088, will be greatly appreciated by the family. Private Services will be held in Richmond, MI on November 16, 2013.
BREWER PATRICIA ELLEN, 75, of Riverview, passed away on August 14, 2013. Beloved husband of Thomas for 55 years. Dear mother of Mikki (Paul) Furman of Manistique, Thomas Brewer of Taylor and Patrick Brewer of Rio, Wisconsin. Loving grandmother of eight and one great-grandson. Preceded in death by her parents William and Mary Bankovich. Patricia graduated from Grosse Ile High School.
BRODERICK JAMES A gentle kind soul, November 10, 1925 November 8, 2013. Resided in Wexford Pennsylvania, formerly from the Washington D.C. and Detroit areas. Loving father of Sue Broderick Reiter (Ed). Cherished grandfather of Dan Reiter, brother of Leo, Dan and Don Broderick. He was preceded in death by his wives Mary Helen and Anne. His son Mike, brother Bill, sisters Joanne and Alice. He is survived by many loving relatives and friends. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 18th at 10a.m. in St. John Neumann Church, 2230 Rochester Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Inurnment to follow at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SOME ( So Others May Eat) 60 O St S.W. Washington D.C. 20001.
CAFFERY VIRGINIA L. Age 76, of Whitesburg, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 18, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband Michael J. Caffery; parents, Alex and Carrie Lawther; and sister Shirley Jacqueline Kimmins. Survivors include her children Carolyn Brumbaugh, Mike (Carol) Mullins, Cathy Morgan, Kim Mullins, Lawan (Barry) Zaremba, Charlotte (Mark) Serold, Phillip Caffery; loving partner, John "Skip" Rowe; sister, Helen Hancock; niece, Vicki Brown; nephews, Timmy Brown and Lonnie Brown; brother-in-law, Don Kimmins; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at the Covenant Christian Church, 900 W. Hamlin Road., Rochester Hills, MI. at 2p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2013. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
FICK HELEN ZEITNER November 8, 2013, Age 86. Beloved wife of the late Harold. Dear mother of David Fick, Elizabeth Reyna (David), and the late Timothy. Loving grandmother of Lauren, Kristen, Michelle, Samantha, Dakota, Raquel, Emily, Austin, and David. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods. In state Saturday 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 375 Lothrup, Grosse Pointe Farms 48236. Interment Gethsemane Cemetery. Memorial contributions appreciated to Lutheran Home of Mercy, PO Box 187, Williston, OH 43468; St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church; or Zion Lutheran Church, 500 S. Brentwood, Gibsonburg, OH 43531. ahpeters.com
GALSTER RITA ANN November 11, 2013, age 91. Beloved wife of the late George E. Loving mother of Maureen, June (Bob) Schuster, George and Priscilla (John) Shay. Also survived by seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (at Ann Arbor Trail), Thursday, 2-9 p.m. In state Friday, 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 23700 Joy Road (east of Telegraph), until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
JONES DENNIS K. Age 78, of Ferndale, died Thursday, November 7, 2013. He was born January 12, 1935 in Detroit. Dennis served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War Era and was proud of his service in the "Big Red One" 18th Infantry. He was a Chef-Manager of Paradiso Café and managed many other Detroit restaurants. He spent his retirement years helping at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Detroit. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents, David and Catherine; and siblings, Mary, David, Florence, Carol and Robert. Memorial contributions may be made to Angela Hospice. Arrangements by Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Directors, Ferndale. www.spauldingcurtin.com
KELLEY TOM, age 75, November 7, 2013. Beloved husband of Patricia for 53 years. Loving father of Kevin (Merri), Scott (Jan) and Jeff (Susan). Dear grandfather of Rachel, Megan and Brennan. Tom was a dedicated employee of Ford Motor Company for over 30 years. He was an avid sailor and was a member of the DYC for 26 years. He was also the past president of Dearborn Heights Kiwanis. He was dearly loved and will be deeply missed. Memorials suggested to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Private family services were held. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
KNITTEL DONNA C. age 78 of Romeo passed away on November 11, 2013. Survived by her husband Otto of Romeo. Children Joan (Edward) O'Donnell, Otto (Rocio), and Steven (Lupita). Nine grandchildren. Sisters Paula Cathcart, Judy Washburn, and Gloria Rivera. Services Friday, November 15, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Clement of Rome, Romeo. November 14, 2013 from 2-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary. To view full obit and share condolences please visit www.henrymmalburg.com
MASLOWE MARTY Beloved husband of Carol Dressler-Maslowe. Dear father of Scott (Elizabeth) Maslowe, Debby (Adam) Plotnick and Alyssa (Eduardo) Maslowe-Labiano. Loving grandfather of Yael and Benjamin Plotnick, Lillian and Julia Labiano, Violet and Aveline Maslowe. Devoted son of the late Ben and Manya Maslowsky. Also survived by his other children, Brian Dressler, Robyn (Jeffrey) Dwoskin and many other loving family members and friends. SERVICES TODAY 12:00 P.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT THE HEBREW MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.