BURKEEN LARRY "LARS" Age 58, co-owner of C&N Party Rental. Beloved son of Patricia and the late Earnest Burkeen, Loving partner of Patrick Gilbert and step-father to Michael Gilbert. Dear brother of Robert Burkeen, Kathleen (Les) Thompson, Jan (Blake) Bennett, Nancy (Bernard) DeSantis and many nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday 2 - 9 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr, Warren. Funeral service Thursday at First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak, 529 Hendrie Blvd., Royal Oak 48607 at 11 a.m.
CARR NONA B. born October 6, 1925 died April 11, 2011. Nona passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones. She will be remembered as a smart, sassy, and charismatic woman. She is survived by son Peter J. Carr and daughter Marianne E. Miller, granddaughter Amy E. Saltzman (Jeremy), and her two great granddaughters Riley and Jordyn. A luncheon will be held on April 20, 2011 please contact family. Memorials can be sent to the Michigan Humane Society and Arbor Hospice.
CRAFT CHRISTOPHER FRED 12/23/57- 04/04/12, of Warren, MI, is survived by his wife of 26 years, Michelle (nee Haselhuhn), and sisters, Pegge Craft, and Pam Telezinski. He is preceded in death by parents, George Jay and Shirley Ann (Cini) Craft. Chris was a graduate of Lincoln High School and worked at Hayes-Lemmerz, Southfield, in the maintenance dept. A Memorial service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, April 21, 2012 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 26830 W. Park Ave., Roseville.
CRISCENTI SAM April 14, 2012. Age 90. Beloved husband of Fina for 57 years. Loving father of Angie, Peter (Maribeth) and Carlo (Shelley). Proud grandfather of Samantha, Jessica, Carissa and Rebecca. Dear brother of Mario (Dottie), Frank (Patricia), John (Nancy), Ann (Jim) Malkowski and the late Jim (Kathy) and sister-in-law Pat Crescenti. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Sam enjoyed spending time with family playing cards, Fina's cooking and monthly bus trips to the casino. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 East Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with rosary at 6:30 p.m. In state Wednesday 11:00 a.m. until Mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 31555 Hoover, Warren. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Donations to Alzheimers Association would be appreciated. Memories shared at www.bcfh.com.
FLOREK JOSEPH STANLEY April 15, 2012, Age 92. Beloved husband of the late Jane. Dear father of Marilyn Florek and Robert (Carolyn) Florek. Loving grandfather of Daniel Florek and Julia Florek. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with a Wake Service 7 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. In state Thursday 9 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 9:30 a.m. at St. Blase Catholic Church, 12151 Fifteen Mile (east of Dodge Park) Sterling Heights. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
GIRARD JEAN (née: FAUCHER) Born July 19, 1918. Died peacefully at home April 14, 2012. Beloved wife of Deacon Larry Girard celebrating 60 years of marriage. Loving mother of Anne Marschner, Paul (Linda), Mary (José Flores), Clare, and Tom (Liz Geisler). Little Grandma to Jeremy, Carl, Brian, Ian, and Cameron. Also survived by four great-grandchildren. Loving daughter of the late Al and Kate Faucher. Preceded in death by her siblings Connie (Clem) Sevonty, Greg (Vermelda) Faucher and Sister Beatrice Faucher IHM. Proud graduate of Holy Redeemer H.S. and Marygrove College. Visitation Tuesday at Hackett-Metcalf Funeral Home, 2640 Monroe Blvd. (near W. Outer Drive) Dearborn, 12-9p.m. with a Rosary at 7:30p.m. In state Wednesday at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 3965 Merrick St. in Dearborn Heights, 10a.m. until the time of Mass at 11a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Sebastian.
GOLTZ ROBERT NELSON April 15, 2012 age 88. Beloved husband of the late Norma Jean (nee Washburn). Loving father of the late Daniel (Denise), Janet (the late Tom) Onofrey, Susan (Dan) Ryan, Joanne (Rob) Croy and Kathleen (Jim) Smock. Loving Grandfather of 13 and two great grandchildren. Dearest brother of Harvey (Alice), Virginia (Bernie) Quell and the late William (the late Laura). Visitation Wednesday 3-9 pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc. 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Scripture Service Wednesday 7:00 pm. In state Thursday 11:00 am until 11:30 am time of Mass at St. Peter Church (Mt. Clemens) 95 Market St. at Pine St. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
HABERSKI KELLEY ANNE age 52, passed away peacefully April 15, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. Wonderful, loving wife and soul mate of Mark; mother of her wonderful and courageous daughters Amanda and Julie Charney and Brianna Haberski; Loving daughter of Margaret and the late Andrew Cherny. Also survived by a supportive and understanding former husband George Charney Jr.; her sister Marjorie Al-Sandouk (James Passanise); her nieces Olivia and Emily; two nephews Reid and Brandon; her best friend Jamie Davidson; and a multitude of wonderful friends who stood beside her throughout her life. Visitation Wednesday 1-9 p.m. and Funeral Service Wednesday 7 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd. (corner of Goddard). Inurnment Michigan Memorial Park. According to Kelley's wishes, contributions in memory of her life may be made to the Humane Society of Michigan. Visit her tribute at www.martenson.com.
Harms Linda Marie (nee Cutrera) April 15, 2012, age 50 of Plymouth. Longtime lead singer for "Stiletto". Beloved wife of James "Jymi". Loving mother of Nicole Quanttlander and Cody Short. Dear sister of Richard Cutrera, and Thomas (Tina) Cutrera. Proud "grammy" of Skyler, Rylee, and Lexi Quanttlander. Dear aunt of James, Cecilia, and Krista. Funeral Thursday 10:30 a.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd. (between Sheldon and Beck), Plymouth. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. Interment United Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Linda Harms Memorial Fund, c/o P.O. Box 851006, Westland, MI 48185. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
HOFFIZ PHILIP R. April 15, 2012, age 88 peacefully at home in Bloomfield Hills. Longtime attorney in the Detroit area. Beloved husband of the late Patricia M. for 46 years. Dear father of Kimberly Whipple (Kenneth) and Philip, Jr. (Lois). Loving grandfather of Kathleen "Katy" Whipple. Brother of Jeanette Souaid. His family appreciates the loving care of Maggie. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), Wednesday, 4-7p.m. Trisagion 7p.m. Funeral service Thursday 10am at St. Mary Antiochian Christian Orthodox Church, 3212 W. Twelve Mile Rd. Berkley. In strict lieu of flowers family prefers memorial tributes to the Michigan Animal Rescue League, 790 Featherstone, Pontiac, MI 48342. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com