ATTANASIO RHODA "ROSE" June 9, 2012, age 49. Beloved wife of Steven. Dearest mother of Ja (Dave) Wagel, Steve (Raechel Curtis) Attanasio, Tony (Kathy) Attanasio, Aimee (Ryan) Cook and Sara Attanasio. Dear grandmother of Dade, Gage, Alexis, Nathan, Kendall and Stevie. Dear daughter of James R. Toney and daughter- in-law of Jackie Attanasio. Dear sister of five siblings. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. Rose's life celebration service will be Saturday 10 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed with the family at the www.wasikfuneralhome.com
BOLAND JEROME A. June 11, 2012, age 82. Loving brother of Anthony (Nancy), Richard, Charles (Nancy) and the late Bernard, Louis, Kenneth and Robert. Also survived by several 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 St. Mel Catholic Church, 7506 Inkster Road (north of Warren Avenue) until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
BUTCHER ROSE V. Age 101, June 10, 2012. Preceeded in death by her husbands Charles R. Plumb and Richard Butcher. Dear mother of Charles J. Plumb, Beatrice Colling, Patricia (Frank) Grabowski, the late Helen Lynam and the late George Plumb. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 27. Great-great-grandmother of two. Visitation Sunday 2-8 p.m. with 7 p.m. scripture service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (Between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In state Monday 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. mass at St. Edith Catholic Church, 15089 Newburgh, Livonia at 5 Mile Rd.
CABELL LUCILLE E. June 11, 2012, age 86. Beloved wife of the late Douglas N. Cabell. Mother of John (Deborah) and Matthew (Deborah). Proud grandmother of Douglas, Brian, Evan. A Memorial Celebration will be held at Fox Run Retirement Community, 41000 13 Mile Rd., Novi, Thursday, June 14th at 3 p.m. Memorial tributes to St. John Hospice.
CARMODY MICHAEL J. Age 83. Beloved husband of the late Helen. Loving father of Michael (Ann), Mary, Brian (Rick), Terry, and Gerard (Kathleen) Carmody. Grandfather of 16. Great grandfather of eight. Visitation Sunday 3-8 pm with 7 pm Rosary at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (Between 6 and 7 Mile). In state Monday 9:30 am until 10 am Mass at St. Priscilla Church, 19120 Purlingbrook in Livonia (7 Mile and Middlebelt). Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Condolences to www.charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
EVANS THERESA MARIE Age 85. June 12, 2012. Beloved wife of Bryce for more than 61 years. Loving mother of Dennis (Donna), Mick, Eileen (Michael) Jankowski, Bryce (Karen), David (Kristin), Jacquelyn (Lonnie) Simmons and Maureen Evans. Dear sister of Mary Abert, Frances Martin, Anna Banko, Margaret Brotzman and Jane O'Brien. Proud grandmother of 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. with a 6 p.m. prayer service at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Oak Park. Memorials to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul or Our Lady of Fatima appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
FALLON CATHERINE (NEE: MAGEE) Age 74, June 12, 2012. Born in Scotland. Beloved wife of Thomas. Dearest mother of Paul (Susan), Karen (Rodney) Mosser and Liam (Annie). Dear grandmother of Timothy, Abigail, Erin, Megan, Bridget and Matthew. In state Saturday, 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m., St. Alfred Catholic Church, 9500 Banner, Taylor. Visitation Friday, 2:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 S. Telegraph Road with Scripture Service Friday, 7:00 p.m. Share a memory at www.howepeterson.com
FARON KAZIMIR P. Age 82, of Warren, passed away June 11, 2012. Mr. Faron was a lifetime member of Post 4162 - Detroit. He was the beloved husband of Barbara. Loving father of Kenneth, Carol (Norman) Boik and Laura (Joe) Lovitt. Dear grandfather of Aaron, Sarah, Joseph, Adam, Michael and Anna. Brother of Joseph (Janet) and Tina. Visitation Thursday from 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. scripture service at Kaul Funeral Home, 27830 Gratiot Ave., Roseville. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, 26100 Ridgemont St., Roseville. Please share a memory at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
FEDEROFF SAM SR. age 83 of Shelby Township. Loving husband of the late Beverly; beloved father of Kim Page and Sam Jr. (Diane); dear grandfather of David (Christine), Breanne (Brian) Clark, Sam Edward, Jamie Aron and Joseph Allen; dear great grandfather of Ethyn and Alexander; Beloved brother of Helen (Ned) Harrison and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visitation 1-9pm Friday with Funeral Service Saturday, 12noon at Lyle Elliott Funeral Home, 31730 Mound Rd., Warren, Michigan 48092. Burial at Cadillac Memorial Gardens in Clinton Township.
FISHER DAVID Age 77. Beloved husband of Patricia. Loving father of Patrick, Sandra (Andrew) Balwinski, Kelly (Michael) Stechschulte and Kristy (Bill) McMahon. He was the devoted grandfather of Charlotte, Anna, Samantha, Michael, Megan and Greta. Beloved brother of Robert Fisher, and cherished by many nieces and nephews. David will join his parents John and Mary Fisher; sisters Mary Flesher and Joan Holowicki; brothers John Fisher and Daniel Fisher; and brother in-law Edward Holowicki in Heaven. Memorial visitation for David will take place on Friday, June 15th from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Potere-Modetz Funeral Home located at 339 Walnut in Rochester, MI 48307. A Memorial Funeral Mass to celebrate David's life will take place on Saturday, June 16th at 12 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church located at 1400 Inglewood in Rochester, MI 48307. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com
FRITSCHI WILLIAM "BILL" June 12, 2012. Age 65. Loving husband of Patricia (nee Halligan). Dearest father of Susan (Glenn) Dumigan and Kristin Fritschi. Dear brother of Robert (Lois) Fritschi. There will be a Memorial Visitation Friday June 15th from 3 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 7 p.m. at 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
GERMAN ROBERT We lost an honest man on June 9, 2012 - just two weeks shy of his 75th birthday. Bob was surrounded by his loving kids Jerilyn German Petersmark (Frank), Dr. Beth German (Dr. Martin Garber), Amy German (Matthew Draving), Mary Ansbro (Peter), and Jonathan German (fiancée Carolina Floegel). Grappa to Caitlin, Christopher, Joseph, Samuel, Benjamin, Sarah, Nathan Robert, Evan and Ella. Also Tom Coyne, Joseph's dad. Kay (Kohler), the love of Bob's life for over 56 years, passed in November 2010. Bob's wish was to be cremated. Funeral Mass at St. Aidan Catholic Church, 17500 Farmington Rd, Livonia, MI on Friday, June 15 at 9:30 a.m. (visitation at 9:00 a.m.) and luncheon at 11:00 a.m. Please honor Bob's life by offering a kindness to a stranger.
GILLIS ANGUS "GUS" Age 91, formerly of Harper Woods, died June 8, 2012 at home in Battle Creek Michigan with his family. He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Josephine, and his three daughters, Anne (Thomas) Furlong of Saratoga, California, Margaret (Vittorio) Bruni of Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, and Elizabeth Gillis of Battle Creek. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Philip's Catholic Church, 112 Capital Avenue, NE, Battle Creek Michigan. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 on Friday June 15, 2012, with the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home in Battle Creek (269-962-5527). Personal messages may be left for the family at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.
GREGORY ROBERT JOHN Age 84; June 13, 2012. Has gone humbly to be with our Lord. Beloved husband of Ann. Dear father of Jeanette Lamberti (Ken), James (Bonnie) and Susan Waldorf. Grandfather of Mark, Teresa, Erin, Adrianna and Michael. Six great-grandchildren. Visitation 2-9 pm Friday at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd, Grosse Pointe Woods. Rosary 7 pm. In state at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church from 9:30 am Saturday until mass at 10 am. Interment Resurrection. Memorials to National Parkinson Foundation appreciated. ahpeters.com
GREGORY NELSON LEROY age 76, Dearest father of David (Christine), Colleen Drouse and Lynn (Richard) Walker. Loving grandfather of Mellissa Teatro, Sean Gregory, Erica Gregory, Heather Drouse, Ethan Walker, Addison Walker and great-grand-daughter Natalie Helzer. Dear brother of Frank (Irene) Gregory, Thomas Gregory and Elizabeth (Tony) Tolomei. Family will receive friends and relatives Saturday starting at 2 p.m. until Memorial Service at 7 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr (at Masonic) Warren. ahpeters.com
GRYSH HENRY R. (GRYSZKIEWICZ) Age 82, was ushered into the hands of his Savior Jesus, on June 10, 2012 at Odyssey House in Southfield, hearing "well done, thou good and faithful servant." Born March 9, 1930 in Detroit. Beloved husband of the late Hildegarde (Ehlert) Grysh. Brother to Arthur (Pauline) Grysh of Westland. Predeceased by his sisters; Florence Gryszkiewicz, Lottie Fiolek and brother Bill Garadzienski. "Uncle Henry" to numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Henry served the Lord in many capacities at his church, Highland Park Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the mission fund at Highland Park Baptist Church, 28600 Lahser Rd., Southfield, MI 48034. Visitation at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home. 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia, MI. Wednesday 2-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of Service at 11 a.m. Share a memory at www.rggrharris.com
HAMMAN ROBERT M. Age 86, of Largo, Florida, formerly of Beverly Hills, died June 11, 2012. A graduate of Tulane University where he received his B.S. in Mathematics and did post graduate work in his field at the University of Michigan. He started his career with Ford Motor Co. and was the retired Vice-President of Manufacturing for De-Sta-Co, a division of Dover Corp, and was a long time member of Beverly Hills Methodist Church. Beloved husband of Myrna and the late Carolyn. Dear father of Paul (Kaye) Hamman of Rochester Hills and Rodney (Barbara) Hamman of Louisville, Kentucky. Step-father of William (Tammy) Lovich and Barbara (Russell) McNeish. Loving grandfather of Laura (Patrick) Fenchak, Lisa (Michael) Damitio, Dr. Sarah Hamman, Amy (Ernest) Young, Emily Hamman, and Elizabeth (Lou) Jacobson. Great-grandfather of Nicholas, Alexa, Molly, Luke, Thomas, Anthony, and Lilah. Brother of Evelyn Tippen, Dr. Jack Hamman, and the late Genevieve. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME, 322 W. University Drive in downtown Rochester with interment in Guardian Angel Cemetery. Visitation Friday 2- 4 and 6-8 p.m. www.pixleyfh.com
HANCASKY DAVID M. Age 67. Preceded into God's care by siblings Robert, Darlene and Raymond. Beloved brother of Lawrence (Irene) Hancasky. Cherished uncle of Kim, Mary, Wendy, Michelle, Robert, Thomas, Sylvia and William. David was an avid coin collector and held a doctorates degree in mathematics. Visitation Thursday 1:00-8:00 p.m. Parish Rosary Thursday 5:30 p.m. Funeral Service Krot Funeral Home, 2687 Caniff Hamtramck, 313-365-5240 Friday 9:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial St. Florian Church Friday 10:00 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
HERBON ANNA MARIE (McCLOSKEY) Age 87. June 13, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Loving mother of Mary Ann Girouard (George), Margo Trublowski (John), Joseph A. (Sandra) and Thomas G. (Janet). Proud grandmother of Nathan and Ellen Girouard; A.J. Trublowski; Brian (Elaine), Kyle and Sean Herbon; Michelle, Laura (Eric) McHale, John, Amy, and Emily Herbon. Adoring great-grandmother of Leah and Adalyn Girouard. Dear sister of Ronald McCloskey (Cathy) and Margaret Lou McCloskey. Visitation Friday from 2:00 - 9:00 pm at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave., at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Rosary 7:00 p.m. In state Saturday from 11:30 until time of Mass at Noon at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 20955 Bournemouth, Harper Woods. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207. ahpeters.com
HOLZMAN SHERIDAN Dear father of Brian (Jane) Holzman, Chuck (Julie) Holzman, Dave (Colleen) Holzman, and the late Deborah Holzman. Loving grandfather of Jacob, Mike, Dan, Nick, Elliott, and Abby Holzman. Devoted brother of Buz (Eileen) Holzman. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends. SERVICES THURSDAY, 3 P.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, (248) 406-6000 or visit, www.thedorfmanchapel.com
IVEZAJ DJON "GJOK" June 11, 2012. Age 81. Beloved husband of File (nee Berishaj). Loving father of Nuo (Gina), Paul (Vera), and Lena (Vasel) Nicaj. Loving grandfather of 13. Dearest brother of Nika, Deda, and Tereze Dushaj. Visitation Saturday 3-9 p.m. and Sunday 1-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Township), 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. Prayer Service Sunday 7:30 p.m. In state Monday 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. time of Mass at St. Paul Albanian Community Church, 525 W. Aubern Rd. (between Livernois and Rochester Rd.). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
JOHNSTONE SUSANNE M. June 12, 2012. Beloved wife of Lewis. Dearest mother of Kari (Gene) Paik and Joel Dunkelberger . Loving grandmother of nine. Dear sister of Arthur Mitchell and Richard (Laurie) Mitchell. Memorial visitation Saturday 12:00 noon until Service 2:00pm at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
JUREK KENNETH JAMES June 10, 2012, age 81. Beloved husband of the late Frances. Loving father of Thomas (Sandy), Gary (Karen) and Sharon (Alan) Lane. Also survived by six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 23700 Joy Road (East of Telegraph) until time of Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Care and services were entrusted to L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 734-522-9400. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
KERBY ADRIENNE J. June 8, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Richard J. Dear mother of James K. (Katherine), Keith A. (Sherri), Eric R. and Thomas E. (Shawn). Sister of Justine Lamb. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorial service Saturday at 1 p.m. from the chapel of the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 42600 Ford Rd. (west of Lilley). Family gathering after 12 noon until 1 p.m. service. Share a "memorial tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
KUS SANDRA MARIE Age 50 of Novi, June 12, 2012. Loving mother of Kristina and Nathan. Beloved daughter of Robert and Joan Gardner. Dear Sister of Robert Jr., William, Mark and Matthew. Visitation Thursday, June 14th, 3-8 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. Livonia. Funeral Service Friday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Share a memory online at harryjwillfuneralhome.com.
LEWIS SARAH P. (NEE CHRISTOPHER) June 11, 2012. Dear wife of the late Walter Lewis; dear mother of Beverly (Jerry)Pasco and Gary (Jill) Lewis; dear grandmother of Jason Lewis, Doug Pasco, Jill Lichtenauer and Shari Cox; dear great grandmother of six and great great grandmother of one. Mrs. Lewis worked for the Detroit News for 40 years. Private services to be held at a later date. Donations may be made to the Society for the Blind. Arrangements by Kriegshauser West Mortuary, 314-994-3322
LINDERMAN CHARLES ELMER Age 76. June 11, 2012. He was predeceased by sons, Scott and Paul; and survived by his sister, Alice (Glen) Brackenbury; brother, David; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 3 p.m. until the time of service 7 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Odyssey Hospice or Alzheimer's Association appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
MATHESON CALVIN Age 87. Dear brother of Vivian (the late Albert) Sayre. Dear uncle of Pamela (William Fortuna) Sayre and Patricia (John) Sayre McCoy. Visitation Saturday 1pm-3pm with a 2:45pm service at John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (734) 427-3800. Earthly resting place is at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to your favorite charity. To send a personal condolence, please go to www.ekfh.net. Arrangements entrusted to Edward Korkoian Funeral Home (248) 541-8325.
McCLOUD BEVERLY J. Age 76, June 11 of Westland. Beloved wife of the late Alfred. Loving mother of Phillip (Patricia), James (Patricia) and the late Tammie Gerace. Dear sister of Juanita Lynn and the late Pauline Thacker. Grandmother of Nicole, Kristina, Dominic, Kayla, Samantha, David and Michael. Great-grandmother of Riley. Visitation Thursday 11 a.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 31551 Ford Rd., Garden City. Please sign the on-line guestbook at www.rggrharris.com
MILEWSKI CASMER June 13, 2012. Age 56. Loving companion of Cathy. Brother of Lorraine (Jim) Lester, Frank and Gene. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 a.m. from the chapel of the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt (at Ann Arbor Tr.) The family will receive visitors Friday 1-9 p.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
MULLEN THOMAS W. JR. 77, of Farmington Hills, died June 12, 2012. Tom is the beloved husband of 53 ½ years to Evelyn; loving father of Cathy (Dan) Marion, Dianne (Tom) Gillon and Doug (Paulette); dear brother of Samantha; and cherished grandfather of Christy, Steve, Cameron, Clayton and Hannah. Visitation Saturday, June 16th, from 2:30-6 pm, including a 3:00 pm Memorial 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). In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes suggested to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, lls.org. heeney-sundquist.com
NIMS DR. DWIGHT P. age 91 of St. Clair, formerly of Sterling Heights, June 12, 2012. See www.jowettfuneraldirectors. com for full obituary.
NOWAK CECILIA June 7, 2012. Age 94. Beloved wife of the late Alexander. Dear mother of Doris (George Jr.) Thomas. Loving grandmother of George III (Laura) and Michael (Fiancee Ruth). Precious great- grandmother of Katie and Ellie. Predeceased by her sisters, Mary Marshall, Fay Kornasky, Helen Wrosch, Stella Stevens and Charlotte Idzikowski. Also survived by her sister-in-law, Theresa Danielski and many loving nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather Friday 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 11 a.m. at St. Edmund Catholic Church 14025 Twelve Mile Road (east of Schoenherr) Warren. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
PALUS CHARLES "CHUCK" age 83 of Forestville, Michigan passed away in Royal Oak on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Agnes for fifty years. Dearest father of Nancy (Don) Hamden and the late Michael Palus. Loving grandfather of Charlie, Sara (Richard), the late great Erik, Chrissy (Randy), and SSgt Daniel Hamden, and great-grandfather of Emily and Evan. Dear brother of Joseph, Sr. Emmanuel Palus, Ann (John) Burgo, Agnes (Eugene) Berger, Mary (Joe) Corona, Dr. Benjamin Palus and John (Marcy) and the late Daniel Palus. Brother-in-law of Pat Palus. Mr. Palus was a veteran of the United States Army. He was retired from Chrysler Corporation as the National Service Training Manager. Memorial visitation at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home 2125 Twelve Mile Road (two blocks west of Woodward Avenue) in Berkley Saturday, June 16th from 3:00 p.m. until the time of memorial service at 5:00 p.m.
PANGALOS HELEN Age 90, June 12, 2012. Loving sister of Des Pangalos and Marie (the late John) Farrell. Beloved daughter of the late Nickolas and the late Fannie Pangalos. Dearest Aunt of Linda, Doug and the late Larry. Visitation Friday 3-9pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Pkwy (16 Mile Rd.) Trisagion Service Friday 6 p.m. Funeral Saturday In state 9:30am at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church 21800 Marter Rd. (N. of Vernier Rd.) until time of service at 10am. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations preferred to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
PEPIN LORETTA A. June 12, 2012 age 85. Cousin of Edward Veltman and Dale Wills. Also survived by many close family members and Binky. Visitation at the Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke, (S. of 11 Mile Rd. or the 696 Expressway) Friday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday 10 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment Port Austin, MI. To share a memory or condolence please use www.fordfuneralhome.org
PEROS GEORGE, June 10, 2012, age 87, of North Ft. Myers, Florida. Born August 18, 1924 in Toledo, Ohio. Beloved husband of Georgia for 64 years. Loving father of Michael George and Sandra Lee Lewis. Cherished grandfather of Stephen Michael. Brother of Lee Hodgins, Catherine Finazzo, and the late Evangelia-Vagie Karlis. George was a proud WW II U.S. Army Veteran, first serving in the 106th Infantry Division when it was formed at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. He served in England, France, Germany, and Luxembourg. George's career was in management in the trucking industry in the Detroit and Pontiac areas. Memorial Service Saturday 2 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple & Big Beaver). Family will receive friends Saturday 1 p.m. until time of service. Memorial Tributes to VFW, 406 West 34th Street, Suite 718, Kansas City, MO 64111-9801. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
ROBINSON HAZEL May 27, 2012, Age 76. Devoted wife of Richard. Loving mother of Gayle (Darrell). Loving grandmother of Troy. Survived by a host of brothers, sisters, family and dear friends. A special Mass will be held Sunday at 10a.m. at Sacred Heart , 1000 Eliot, Detroit 48207. Father Thomas to officiate. Memorials to The ALS of Michigan, 24359 Northwestern Hwy, Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48076. Please share a memory at www.cremationmichigan.com
ROMUND THEODOR "TED" June 12, 2012. Age 80. Beloved husband of Inge for 53 cherished years. Loving father of Barbara (Anthony) Benedict and Steven (Lisa). Proud grandfather of Nicholas and Marissa. Dear brother of Edward (Mary) Romund and brother-in-law of Theo Sems. Predeceased by his siblings Ida (Ed) Marwede, Martha (Mike) Jabs, Else Romund and Hulda Sems. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd). Funeral Saturday, in state 9:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 8771 E. 15 Mile Rd (East of Van Dyke) until time of service 10:30 a.m. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "Online Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
ROUSE GERTRUDE MARY "GG" of Holt formerly of Detroit went to be with The Lord on June 12, 2012 to share eternity with her husband Robert. Born May 11, 1926 to Jane "Jean" and Frederick Reinecke in Detroit, MI. She was affectionately known as GG by family and friends. Her passions in life were her family, church, activities, vocal & instrumental music and sewing. She is survived by her daughter, Jean (Dave) Grawburg; grandchildren, Brent (Carla) Grawburg, Brian (Jennifer) Grawburg, Rachel (Arren) Wetzel, Rebekah (Benjamin) Surdenik; eight great grandchildren; sister, Margaret Rouse and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2012 at Christ United Methodist Church in Lansing. Family will receive friends Thursday at Chapel in the Pines Funeral Home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to either Christ United Methodist Church or Heartland Hospice in Gertrude's name. For online condolences go to www.ChapelinthePinesFuneralHome.com
SABOURIN SR. MARY JUSTIN, R.S.M. June 13, 2012, age 101. Survived by many nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law. Sr. Sabourin was formerly the Dean of Mercy College, and was the Provincial of the Sisters of Mercy in the 1960's. Welcome Home Thursday 3:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. at McAuley Center, 28750 W. 11 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Funeral Mass Friday, 10:30 a.m. at McAuley Center Chapel. Arrangements by McCabe Funeral Home.
SELLORS FRANK R. June 8, 2012 after a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Age 50. Beloved husband of Rena (nee Yacos). Proud and loving father of Anthony, Andrew, and Anjalee. Dear son of Frank and Clara (nee Santilli), and brother of Linda (Tim) McNelis, John (Connie Johnston), and Toni (Scott) Ayers. Loving uncle of Terese, Michelle, and Tom McNelis, Sean and Jacob Sellors, and Brianna and Olivia Ayers. Also survived by many loving cousins and friends. Frank loved soccer, he began playing at age 10, was an "All American" during his days at Sienna Heights College, and was a respected coach, working with such teams as the Metro Stars and the Carpathia and Vardar Clubs. Frank's family wishes to thank the Vardar Soccer Club, the parishoners of St. Donald Catholic Church, and the Secenarese Club of America for their financial support. A Memorial Mass will be held at noon on Friday, June 15 at St. Donald Catholic Church, 16330 12 Mile Rd. (E. of Groesbeck). The family will receive visitors form 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
STEVENS RONALD WILLIAM known to some as Jim, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, just 10 days after celebrating his grandson's wedding with family and friends. Stevens was an educator, hockey fan, golfer, traveler and self-taught piano player. Stevens was an elementary school principal in the Troy School District and opened Hill, Wass and Hamilton Elementary Schools. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Barbara (Bowen), sons Bruce (Lori), Robert (Susan) and John (Vivian), his grandchildren Erin, Christopher (Diony), Dennis (Danielle), Megan, Jessica and Alyssa, adored cat, Comet, and pit bulls, Miles and Lex. He is also survived by his sister Sheila (Mel) Schmittel, two nieces and a nephew. He is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Mary Jean Stevens and his brother, Donald. A memorial gathering Friday will be held at Woodside Bible Church in Troy from 3:30-6 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to Leader Dogs for the Blind, Rochester MI.
SZLACHCIC CECELIA age 86, of Adrian, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of Lenawee. Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian. For a complete obituary and to leave messages for the family go to www.andersonfuneralservices.com.
THERSSEN LINDA L. Age 66. June 12, 2012. Daughter of the late Anthony and Dorothy Patow Thull. Dear sister of Beverly (Jim) Aiello. Proud aunt of Anthony Aiello and Janet (Adam) Michoski. Also survived by companion Frank Carlisle. Preceded in death by step mother MaryAnn Thull. Memorial service Friday, June 15, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. at Grosse Pointe Congregational Church, 240 Chalfonte, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. Contributions to Michigan Humane Society. View full obituary at www.vickfuneralhome.com
VINCENT JOSEPH PATRICK age 46 of Rochester, June 10, 2012. Beloved partner of Dorothy Stratford. The Loving son of Christina Vincent and the late William Vincent. Dear brother of Bill Vincent, Jack (William Thompson) Vincent, Bonnie (Tim) Tichy and Steve (Shelley) Vincent. Cherished uncle of Brooke, Timmy, Steven and Savannah. Services Saturday, June 16, at St. Paul's Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Rd, Rochester at 3pm with a celebration of his life to follow at Rochester Mills, 400 Water St., Rochester. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association. Arrangements in the care of the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, Rochester. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
WALKER JUSTIN Age 19. June 11, 2012. Beloved son of Chip and Lynda. Brother of Gary and Megan. Grandson of Joanne and Norm Schroder and the late Pops Walker and Toots and the late Gordon Segler. Nephew of Moni (John) Pollert, Skip (Karla) Walker, Bunny Grewal, Kevin (Roni) Walker, Norm Schroder Jr., Mike Segler, and Sandy (Jeff) Reed. Also survived by many cousins and close friends. Visitation Thursday 2-8 p.m. and Friday 12 noon until the 6 p.m. Funeral Service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). Memorials suggested to John Glen High School Drama Club. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
WIECZOREK FRANK Age 93, June 12, 2012. Beloved husband of Irene. Loving father of Karen (Michell) Bobrowiecki, Dennis (Joann) Wieczorek, Mary (Paul) Dewicki, Joseph (Marlene) Wieczorek and the late Ronald (Carol) Wieczorek. Also survived by eighteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation at the Dearborn Chapel of the Voran Funeral Home on Friday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday June 16, 2012 at St. Clement Catholic Church, 5275 Kenilworth, Dearborn. In state 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
WIESKE ROBERT June 9, 2012. Age 83 of Rockledge. FL. Beloved husband of Jeanette and the late Philomena. Survived by Mary Finazzo, his step-children, grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by Joseph Wieske, Carol Crudder, Mark Wieske, and Thais Callahan. Funeral service Friday June 15, 2012, in state 9:30 a.m. at St. Isaac Jogues (St. Clair Shores) with service to follow at 10:00 a.m.
WOJAN SCOTT age 44 of Novi. Cherished husband of Laurie. Loving father of Claire and Tommy. Darling son of Albert and Linda (Kip) Linklater. Dearest son-in-law of Hank (Nancy) Lenox. Dear brother of Jim (Nicole) Lenox, Jennifer (Keith) Plangens and the late Mark Wojan. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Visitation will be held at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel 36100 5 Mile Rd. Livonia (E. of Levan) Thursday 4-8 p.m. Funeral Friday 10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Please visit online guestbook Fredwoodfuneralhome.com