BECKER JEAN L. 94, of Livonia, born April 3, 1920 - died November 21, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Wilhelm; devoted mother of William (Karen) Becker and Brian (Mary) Becker; and loving grandmother of Jordan, Sana, Jillian, David and Brea. Preceded in death by siblings, William Goodwin, and Virginia Martin. Funeral Service Monday, Dec. 1, 7:00 pm, at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (btw. 9-10 Mile Rds., just N of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Visitation 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. ceremony. Memorial gifts suggested to Nardin Park United Methodist Church, Farmington Hills, or the Emily Ann Griffin Foundation, eagf.org. heeney-sundquist.com
BLACK ROBERT WILLIAM, M.D. Died at the age of 93 years. Born in Oakland, California, September 21, 1921 and passed in St. John's, Florida, November 18, 2014. Dr. Black grew up in Redding, CA and graduated from Stanford University in 1942. During his medical residency in Quebec he was drafted into the U.S. military where he served our country and became a Medical Captain in the U.S. Air Force. After serving for four years, he finished his medical education and moved to Grosse Pointe, MI where he started his family and medical career, including being chief of staff and head of medical affairs for Detroit Medical Center for 38 years. Bob shared his love for hunting with his sons and friends and was an avid golfer at The Country Club of Detroit. Robert was preceded in death by the love of his life and first wife, Rosalie C. Black, and then by his second, Susie Eisele-Black. He is survived by his two sons, William Garnett Clack of Toledo, Oregon and Robert Coleman Black of Clinton Township, MI; and his step-children, Kristy Eisele and Andy Eisele. Memorial Service on December 1 at 11:30 a.m. at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lakeshore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236.
BOYER WILLIAM W., Age 92, November 22, 2014. Loving husband of Emogene for 68 years. Caring father of Linda J. (Charles) Windt, William R. (Gail), and the late David C. (Deborah). Devoted grandfather of four and great-grandfather of six. Visitation Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd., Livonia, with a VFW service at 7:15 p.m. A Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Redford Evangelical Lutheran Church, 22159 Grand River Ave., in Detroit. Friends may visit the church beginning at 10 a.m. Share stories and memories at www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
BROWN LILLIAN ADELE Age 93 Passed on November 19th. Beloved Mother of George Baynes and Melven Elizabeth Jolley. Viewing Friday November 28th from 4-8 p.m. at Haley Funeral Directors 24525 NW Hwy Southfield, MI. Family Hour Saturday November 29th 10 a.m. funeral to follow at 11 a.m. at St. Stephen's AME Church 6000 John E Hunter Drive (Stanford) Detroit, MI. 48210. Interment at VanHoosen Cemetery Rochester Hills, MI
BYRD CYNTHIA "CINDY" (REASON) Age 57, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, passed away peacefully to join her parents, Robert and Barbara Reason. She was born in Detroit, Michigan and had been a resident of Ocean Springs for the past three years. Cindy lived in Troy, Michigan most of her life where she met and was married to the love of her life, Paul Byrd for 34 years. The joy of her life was her son, Brandon (Molly) Byrd and her granddaughter, Cecilia Byrd, all of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She was a sister to Chris Lund, Pam Reason, Bob (Kathy) Reason and Michael Reason and had numerous nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved. Visitation will be on Friday, November 28 from 5pm until 7pm, at the Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials be made in her name to Christ Child Society through their website at www.ccsdetroit.org. View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe. com. Cindy Reason Byrd 1957 ~ 2014
CALVANO ELDA November 24, 2014. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Tancredi Calvano. Loving mother of Catherine Calvano (Michael) and Joyce (Scott) Diener. Proud and adored Nonna of Lauren, Mary-Catherine, Bridget, Annie-Marie, Rose-Carmel and the late Ryan. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and all who knew her. Visitation Friday 4-9p.m. with a 7p.m. Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Saturday 9:30a.m. until time of 10a.m. Mass at St. Therese of Lisieux Church, 48115 Schoenherr (Between 21 and 22 Mile Rds). Memorial Contributions are appreciated to the Monastery of St. Therese - Discalced Carmelite Nuns, 35750 Moravian Dr., Clinton Township, MI. 48035. Entombment, Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
CARDUCCI HERMAN E. of Ecorse, November 25, 2014. Age 97. Beloved husband of Emily. Loving father of Cynthia (Dennis) Matulewicz, Jerry (Carmel), Lori and the late Herman. Dear brther of Ernest and Alfred. Proud grandfather of four and great grandfather of one. Visitation (today) Friday 2-9 p.m. with an evening Rosary at Czopek Funeral Directors, 2157 Oak St., Wyandotte (734) 285-9000. Funeral Services Saturday in state 9:30 a.m. at St. Andre Bassette Church in Ecorse with Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery.
DAVIS WILLIAM, Age 90. November 24, 2014. "He was a good man" and the beloved husband of the late Judy for over 60 years. Loving father of Robyn (Ed) Szewczyk, Tim, Josh (Pat) and Jamie (Jim) Fletcher. Proud grandfather of Dan, Brent, Caitlin, Jessie, Abby and Kip. Great-grandfather of Julius, Gwen, Jack and Desmond. Dear brother of Suzanne Sutton. Visitation Saturday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak. Service Saturday 2 p.m. at the Pilgrim Congregational Church, Bloomfield Hills. Memorials to Josephine Ford Cancer Center, c/o Henry Ford Hospital or the Salvation Army appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
DeHOSSE GRACE E. (Nee Abel), age 85 of St. Clair Shores, passed away November 24, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of Constance, Michele (Martin) Redeye, Linda (Ronald Gabrish), Richard (Nancy), John and Jeffrey (Denise). Dear grandmother of Shelley, Danielle, Lauren, Chloe Redeye, Joseph and Rachel. Also survived by her sister Mary Lou Borrero. Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until the time of Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 21100 Madison, St. Clair Shores. Please share a memory at kaulfuneralhome.com.
DHARTE RAYMOND L. JR., Age 87, passed away November 25, 2014. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Ray was the beloved husband of Virginia Dharte; loving father of John (Crystal) and James (Tobi); and devoted grandfather of Andrea, Mark, Amy (Bob), John Michael, and Scott. Visitation Friday, November 28, 3 6 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield Road, Clinton Twp. Visitation will continue Saturday, November 29, from 10 a.m. until the Funeral Service 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Donations in his name may be made to Henry Ford Hospice or Bethel Lutheran Church in St. Clair Shores. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
DZIELINSKI DIANE MARIE Age 70 of Centerline, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2014. Diane retired from the Detroit News after 28 years of dedicated service. Survived by her siblings, Raymond (Marti) May, Kathleen (the late Christopher) Bolek and many extended loved ones and friends. Funeral Mass at St. Isidore Catholic Church, 18201 23 Mile, Macomb, on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. (in state, 9 a.m.). Please leave a memory at lee-ellenafuneralhome.com
GOLUS JEROME J. SR., Age 89 of West Brandywine Township passed away on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Freedom Village Retirement Community in West Brandywine Twp., Pennsylvania. He was the husband of Joan M. (Kujawa) Golus. Mr. Golus was an accountant for Ford Motor Company for 30 years, retiring in 1977. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, a brother and sister, 10 grand and three great grandchildren. Funeral Services and Interment will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania.
KIMPEL HENRY (BUD) Died November 23, 2014, age 84. Beloved husband of Lucille. Dear father of David (Lynn), Andrew (Leslie). Grandfather of Jason (Gretchen), Katelyn, Alyssa, and Alex. Great-grandfather of Ian. Brother of Katherine Remenapp. Born in 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio, Henry moved to Detroit when he was 6 years old. A graduate of Cooley High School in 1948 and from Michigan State University in 1952, he served in the U.S.Army. During that time, Henry married Lucille, his wife of 62 years. After leaving the Army, Henry went to work for Chrysler Corporation. He retired in 1996, after a 43 year career in accounting and finance. Henry went on to a second career, spending 8 years as a Director of the Michigan State University Foundation. He was also active in the Stephens Ministry at Northville First Presbyterian Church. Henry passed away after a courageous 4 year battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, are suggested to the Michigan State University Horticultural Gardens or to the First Presbyterian Church of Northville Memorial Fund. Visitation MANNS-FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 17000 Middlebelt (south of 6 Mile), Friday 2-8 p.m. Final visitation Saturday at 10:30 a.m. followed by Services at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Northville, 200 E. Main St., Northville MI 48167. Share a memory at www.mannsfuneralhome.com.
LAMIA FRANCES, November 26, 2014 Age 92. Loving and adored sister of Mary Markel and the late Joseph Lamia. Proud aunt of Rick Markel. Visitation Saturday 10 a.m. until time of funeral 11 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd). Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
MARCHYOK DOUGLAS WAYNE Age 63, passed away, November 22, 2014 in Howell, Michigan. Doug was born in Dearborn on January 14, 1951 to Alexander and Dorothy (Evanoff) Marchyok. Doug is survived by his children, Katharine (Daniel) M. Hude, Patrick K. Marchyok, Michael S. Marchyok, mother, Dorothy Marchyok, sister, Rebecca Marchyok, brothers, Bruce Marchyok, and Paul Marchyok. He is preceded in death by his father, Alexander and brother, Thomas. Doug's family and friends will gather on Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 26 p.m. and Monday, December 1, 2014 from 5-8 p.m., at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Lamb Chapel, in Howell, with a Rosary at 7p.m. on December 1. Doug's Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 11 a.m., with gathering beginning at 10a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Howell. Father David Speicher will officiate. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church or the Wounded Warrior Project. Please leave a message of comfort to the Marchyok family by calling 1.877.231.7900 or sign the guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.
MARCHYOK, DOUGLAS WAYNE Age 63, passed away, November 22, 2014 in Howell, MI. Doug was born in Dearborn, MI on January 14, 1951 to Alexander and Dorothy (Evanoff) Marchyok. Doug's greatest joys were his three children, and memories and experiences obtained from spending five years living in Germany, where he served as a therapist to military personnel and their families at the USAG Ansbach. Doug is survived by his children, Katharine (Daniel) M. Hude, Lansing, MI; Patrick K. Marchyok, Aurora, CO; Michael S. Marchyok, Aurora, CO; mother, Dorothy Marchyok, Dearborn, MI; sister, Rebecca Marchyok, Dearborn, MI, brothers, Bruce Marchyok, Dearborn Heights, MI and Paul Marchyok, Toledo, OH. He is preceded in death by his father, Alexander and brother, Thomas. Doug's family and friends will gather on Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 2:00-6:00 PM and Monday, December 1, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 PM, at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Lamb Chapel, in Howell, MI, with a Rosary at 7pm on Dec. 1. Doug's Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 11a.m., with gathering beginning at 10a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Howell. Father David Speicher will officiate. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church or the Wounded Warrior Project. Please leave a message of comfort to the Marchyok family by calling 1.877.231.7900 or sign the guestbook at borekjennings.com
McDONOUGH RYAN F., 39, died suddenly Friday, November 21, 2014. Talented chef who worked in many area restaurants. Beloved son of John and Maureen (nee Ryan). Loving brother of Meghan Koegler (Ed). Uncle of Grace, Logan and Faith Koegler. Nephew of Kathleen McClure (Tom), and Robert Ryan, Jr. (Mary). Funeral Mass Saturday 1 p.m. at Holy Name Catholic Church, 630 Harmon at Woodland, Birmingham. Visitation at church begins at 12 Noon. Memorial tributes may be made to Marian High School. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-362-2500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
McLELLAN JOANNE November 25, 2014, age 81 of Plymouth. Beloved wife of the late Howard. Very loving mother of Patricia (Bob) Frigerio, Kathy (Mark) Moore, Denise (Rick) Vigil, and Howard, Jr. Proud grandmother of Jeremy Powell, Jessica, Leah (Ben) Haggard, Eric (Ashley), Steve (Sonja) Vigil, Lisa, William, Chase Moore, and the late Brent Vigil. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road (between Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Rosary Friday 7 p.m. In State Saturday 10:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Kenneth Catholic Church, 14951 Haggerty Road (south of 5 Mile) Plymouth. Interment Lapham Cemetery. To share memories, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
McNAMARA FRANCES M. November 26, 2014, age 81 of Canton, and Sarasota, Florida. Beloved wife of Jim. Loving mother of Tim (Sue), Shari (Dave) Jansen, and Jim (Sharon). Proud grandmother of Justin (Jackie), Marcus, Aaron, Michael McNamara, and Sarah, Marylynn, and Joseph Jansen. Dear sister of Kathryn Thibault, Dan Lombardo, Lydia (Gerald) Foster, and Priscella Webb. Funeral Service Monday 11 a.m. at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 W Ann Arbor Road (btwn Sheldon and Beck), Plymouth. Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m. Memorials may be made to the U of M Cancer Center, ATTN: Pancreatic Cancer Research. To share memories, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
MILLER NATHANIEL Age 70. Loving husband, father and grandfather passed away on November 22, 2014 at his home. He leaves to cherish his memories wife, Elmorie, children, LaMonica (John) Miller, Camillia (Lamont) Williams, three granddaughters Kayla, Kamrynn, and Victoria.
O'CONNOR DONALD JAMES of Empire and Birmingham, Michigan Age 62. (November 23, 2014). Loving husband of Nanette (Stocky). Devoted father of Brian Paul. Beloved son of Margaret "Jean" and the late Donald F. O'Connor. Adored by sisters Dianne Aitken (Dan), Maureen Clements and many nieces and nephews. Avid competitive sailor, golfer, sports fan and dog lover. Funeral Mass Saturday 10:30a.m. at Christ, Our Light! Church, 3077 Gloucester Road, Troy, 48084. Visitation at church begins at 9:30a.m. Memorial tributes to the Leelanau Conservancy, 105 North First Street, P.O. Box 1007, Leland, MI 49654. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248) 549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
PALAZZOLO NATALE "MASTRO" Age 86, November 26, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Antonietta. Dearest father of Josephine (Leonardo) Evola, Mary (Giovanni) Orlando, and Antonietta (Paolo) Ferrara. Proud grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of 11. Dear brother of Antonino (Francesca). Founder of San Giuseppe.Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.), 54880 VanDyke at 25 Mile Rd. Prayers 7:00 p.m. In state Saturday 11:30 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Church, 48115 Schoenherr (S. of 22 Mile Rd.) until Mass, 12:00 p.m. Entombment Resurrection. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
PRYSAK DANIEL, November 24, 2014, age 48, of Dearborn Beloved son of Patricia and the late Thomas. Dear brother of Angela and Suzanne. He will be greatly missed by countless family and friends. Funeral Service Saturday 6 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation Saturday 1-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to FODAS.
ROSS ALICE Beloved wife of 70 years of the late Victor Ross. Cherished mother of Douglas (Karol) Ross, Laura (Jim) Sherman, and Robert Ross. Loving grandmother of Mitchell (Elizabeth) Rose, Douglas (Jelena) Rose, Julie (Matthew) Josephs, Gabrielle Roberts (Kyle Stoner), and Jordan (Robyn) Roberts. Proud great-grandmother of Leo, Tobias and Miriam Rose, Jocelyn and Lucinda Josephs, Anne and Henry Roberts and Maelyn Stoner. Sister of Fay (the late Louis) Starr, the late Ben Ronis, the late David Ronis and the late Helen Ronis. Sister-in-law of Barbara Ronis and the late Bella Ross. SERVICES SUNDAY 1 P.M. AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, (248) 569-0020. INTERMENT AT HEBREW MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com
WAGENBERG ELAINE Beloved wife of Dr. Harold Wagenberg. Cherished mother of Dr. Nate (fiance Cecilee Stein) Stone, Kimberly (Michael) Quail, Jeffrey (Jill) Wagenberg, Todd Wagenberg, Dr. Scott (Debbie) Wagenberg and the late Steven Stone. Also survived by Nate's former wife and the mother of his children, Wendy Stone. Loving Nonnie of Josh Stone, Zach Stone, Rachel Stone, Lindsey (William) Pitts, Owen Quail, Hannah Wagenberg, Celia Wagenberg, Cort Wagenberg, Andrew Wagenberg, Tommy Wagenberg, Matthew Wagenberg and Alyse Wagenberg. Great-grandmother of Mikaila Pitts and Preston Pitts. Dear sister of Sidney (Maddie) Forbes; also survived and loved by the Forbes children and grandchildren, many loving nieces, nephews, family members and friends. SERVICES 11 A.M. SUNDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. INTERMENT WILL BE PRIVATE. (248) 569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
WASS RUTH CATHERINE (NEE MILLER) Age 101 a resident of Troy, passed away on November 25, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Vernon James Wass. Loving mother of Barbara (Robert) Gergle. Dearest grandmother of Tonya (Craig) Rossi, Jim (Helen) Gergle and Darren (Tracy) Gergle. Dear great-grandmother of Natalia, Jacqueline, Jimmy and Jacob. Dear sister of the late Mildred Clippert. Visitation Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 3-8 p.m. at the Price Funeral Home, 3725 Rochester Road (between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads), Troy, (248)689-0700. Instate Monday, December 1, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. until Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. at Big Beaver United Methodist Church, 3753 John R Road (between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads) Troy. Interment Oakview Cemetery, Royal Oak. Memorials to Alpha Delta Kappa Ruth Wass Scholarship Fund, 1818 Fair Oak Drive, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309. Share memories with the online register book at www.pricefuneralhome.net