ALBERY BARBARA A., Age 80, of Brownstown, October 21, 2014. Beloved wife of Harold Albery, Jr. Loving mother of Harold Albery III, Larry (Mary) Williams, Lyman (Melody) Williams and Sharon (Stewart) Robinson. Dearest grandmother and great-grandmother of many. She is also survived by her brother Harley (Bonnie) Roberts. She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. Funeral service is Sunday, 2:00 p.m. at Michigan Memorial Funeral Home, (next to Michigan Memorial Park) 30895 Huron River Dr., Huron Twp., (734) 783-2646. Visitation is Saturday, 2:00 ~ 8:00 p.m.. Entombment in Michigan Memorial Park. www.mimemorial.com
BAGINSKI HENRY J. , October 22, 2014 Age 84 of Canton Beloved husband of the late Virginia V. Loving father of Debra (Jeff) Matteucci. Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Brian and Laura. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 42600 Ford Road (west of Lilley) Friday, 3-9 p.m. Scripture service 7 p.m. Instate Saturday, 9:30 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 44800 W. Warren (west of Sheldon) until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
BARRON HOWARD MARTIN Age 75, of West Bloomfield, died October 22. Beloved husband to Eleanor Barron. Loving father to Lisa (Eric) Momblanco, Amy (Robert) Horwitz, and Julie Barron. Proud grandfather to Noah and Hannah Momblanco, Amanda and Alana Horwitz, Kia and Asi Kouyate. Cherished brother to Diana (Randy) Fenkell. Dear brother-in-law of Gordon (Phyllis) Landsman and James (Leslie) Landsman. Devoted uncle of the late Lori Landsman. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other 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.
CHALONER ALICIA Age 80. October 22, 2014 of Brownstown. Beloved wife of the late Charles Chaloner. Loving mother of Debra Griffin and John Chaloner. Dear sister of Benjamin Blodgett and Edward Blodgett. Also survived by eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by son Chuck and daughter Fay. Visitation, Friday, October 24, 2014, 1 - 9p.m., John Molnar Funeral Home, 23700 West Rd., Brownstown. In state, Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11:00 a.m., Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church, 21892 Gudith Road, Woodhaven.
CHUEY WILLARD NICHOLAS Age 79, passed away peacefully on October 21. Survived by son, Nick (Lisa) Chuey; daughter, Donna (Jim) Ball; three grandchildren; ex-wife Virginia Denomme; and sisters Adeline Zywot and Hania (Nick) Burko. Willard was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy. Visitation Sunday October 26, from 3-8 p.m., with a prayer service-vigil at 8 p.m. at the Gramer Funeral Home, 48271 Van Dyke Avenue, Shelby Twp., MI 48317, www.GramerFuneralHome.com. Funeral Mass on Monday October 27, in state at 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. at SS. John and Paul Catholic Church, 7777 28 Mile Road, Washington Twp., MI 48094-1400. Luncheon to follow immediately after Mass, www.ssjohnandpaul.org. Suggested memorial donations to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affiars at www.volunteer.va.gov/apps/VolunteerNow/.
COLLINS, ROBERT J. Whitmore Lake, Michigan His Legacy Robert Joseph Collins, age 90, of Whitmore Lake, Michigan passed away, October 22, 2014. He was born September 28, 1924 in Springfield, Ohio, to Edward W. and Ethel G. (Jacobs) Collins. Robert served proudly in the United Sates Navy. On May 21, 1949, he married the love of his life, Isabelle M. Geistler, in Redford, MI and they enjoyed over 65 years of marriage. Robert worked as a welder in the automotive industry and enjoyed woodworking and crafts. He was also active at the Hamburg Senior Center. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his beloved family members who will remember him dearly. His Family Robert leaves behind his wife, Isabelle; children, Robert Jr. (Nancy) of Howell, MI, Gary (Laurie) of Ft. Gratiot, MI, Michael (Sheri) of Walled Lake, MI, and Jon (Keena) of Lynchburg, Virginia; brother-in-law, Ralph (Betty) Geistler; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his siblings, Norman, John "Cal", and Dorothy. His Farewell Family and friends will gather 1-7 p.m., Sunday, October 26, 2014, at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. His Healing Farewell will be Monday, October 27, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, in Hamburg, MI. Gathering will begin 9 a.m. with 10 a.m. service. Rev. Dr. Evan Gaertner will officiate. Memorial donations are suggested to the family for future designation. Please leave a message of comfort for Robert's family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.
DUDEK MARGARET A. 83, October 22, 2014. Beloved wife of Joseph. Loving mother of Stephen (Cheryl), Susan Dudek, Janice (Michael) Wellman, David (Debra), Timothy (Joyce), and Clare (Gary Holmes) Dudek. Dear grandmother of eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 2:30-9 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Rosary Friday, October 24 at Gendernalik Funeral Home, 35259 23 Mile Road, New Baltimore. In state 12:30 p.m. until 1 p.m. Liturgy Saturday, October 25 at St. Mary Queen of Creation Church, 50931 Maria, New Baltimore.
GLADYSZ KATHLEEN A. (NEE DISCHER) Age 91, a resident of Sterling Heights, formerly of Harper Woods, passed away on October 22, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Stanley John Gladysz, who she married on July 10, 1947 in Detroit. Loving mother of Peter (Judith Lipinski, M.D.) Gladysz, Stephen (Heidi) Gladysz, John (Patricia) Gladysz, James (Laurie) Gladysz, Thomas (Christy) Gladysz, and Paul (Fontaine) Gladysz. Also survived by nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. at Price Funeral Home, 3725 Rochester Road (between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads), Troy, (248) 689-0700. In state Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, 38750 Ryan Road (between 16 and 17 Mile), Sterling Heights, MI 48310. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Memorials to the Capuchins. Share memories with the online guestbook at www.pricefuneralhome.net.
GRIFFIN MARJORIE, Age 84, October 21, 2014. Beloved wife of the late James L. Griffin. Loving mother of Linda (the late Mike) Kelly, Louann (David) Kazmierczak, Diane Griffin, James (Lisa) Griffin, Allen (Marcia) Griffin, William (Sandy) Griffin. Dear grandmother of Heather, Melissa, Matthew, Allen, Katelynn, Samuel, Megan, Melanie. Great-grandmother of Declan James Clarke. Sister of Irene Salzman. Pre-deceased by sister Joan Clifton and brother William Clifton. Mom went to be with the Lord after blessing of us with her unconditional love. We are thankful for the lessons she taught us and will rejoice in her memory as we look forward to seeing her again. Memorial service to be held on Saturday October 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., at Renaissance Unity, (small Chapel) 11200 E. 11 Mile Rd., Warren, MI 48089
IVANCIK BERYL L. October 21, 2014. Age 66 of Melvindale. Beloved wife of the late Louis J. Ivancik. Loving mother of Chris (Shannon) Calkins, Tracee (Jon) Glab, Cheryl Ivancik, Mark (Cathy) Ivancik, Matthew (Sue) Ivancik and Tina Ivancik. Dear sister of Charles Church, Richard (Frances) Church, Robert Church. Beryl was preceded in death by siblings Craig Church, Ted Church and Jo-Ann Church. Dearest grandmother of six and great-grandmother of one. Visitation Friday, October 24, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 12:00 p.m. at the John K. Solosy Funeral Home, 3206 Fort St., Lincoln Park (313) 383-1870. www.solosyfuneralhome.com
LANGE RICHARD E. Age 72, October 21, 2014. Loving father of Lisa (Kathy) Lange, Lora (James) Davis, and Daniel Lange. Proud grandfather of Sara, Sean, Alissa, Bennett, Deante, Jasmine, and Caiden. A Celebration of Life Visitation and Service at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road (3 blks E. of Van Dyke) on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 2 p.m. until the service at 4 p.m. Family request donations to Michigan Humane Society or Alzheimer's Association. Share a memory at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
McKINNON JANET GRACE Age 83. October 23, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Douglas. Loving mother of Sandra, James (Annette), Susan (Mike Bodner), Karen (Larry) Flaggman, Janet (Tom) Hoffman, Patricia (Paul) Hartzell, and David (Sanja). Proud grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of six. Dearest sister of James Jones, the late David Jones, and the late Ruth Jones. Also survived by many loving brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Memorial Visitation Sunday 2 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 6:00 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Donations are welcome to Leader Dogs for the Blind. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
MOREEN THELMA JEANNE Age 86. October 22, 2014. Beloved wife of Verl David Moreen, Jr. for 66 years. Loving mother of Deborah (Mark) Lundin, Frances (Barry) Long, Marjorie Largura, David (Ana) Moreen and Rosanna (Roger) Ouelette. Cherished grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of seven. Memorial Service 3 p.m. Saturday at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave., Downtown Farmington (1 blk. W. of Farmington Rd.). Memorial Visitation Saturday 1-3 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy. www.thayer-rock.com
MRDJENOVIC DONALD, JR. Age 83. October 23, 2014. Beloved husband of Dorothy, and dear father of Donald III, Daniel (Ginny), Denise (Joseph Wm.) Diz, Dwayne (Michelle), and David (Jennifer). Loving grandfather of Janelle, Deanna, Donald IV, Shaun, Ryan, Rose, Joseph, David, Zoe, David, Mary, and also survived by seven great-grandchildren. Visitation Saturday 5-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-9 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Rosary at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Road). Mr. Mrdjenovic will lie in state Monday 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church in Warren. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com
NIEDZWIECKI LEO C. Age 88, October 22, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Edna (nee Wyrembelski) Loving father of Ann (Mel) Dylewski, Leo (Marcy), Dennis (Eve), Judy Young, Alan, and Dale (Karen). Proud grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Virginia Niedzwiecki. Preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters. Visitation at the Wm Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road (3 Blks E. of Van Dyke), Utica, Saturday 3-8 p.m. and Sunday 2-8 p.m. with K of C Rosary 7 p.m. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Road (Btwn M-59 and Van Dyke), Utica, until time of Mass 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Family request donations to St. Lawrence K of C Seminarian Fund. Please share a memory at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
PARNIS ALBERT Age 88. October 22, 2014. Loving husband of Alice Parnis (nee Jara). Dear brother of William, and the late Alfred, Henry, and Rita. Survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday from 3-8 p.m. with Prayer service at 7p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd, Grosse Pointe Woods. In state Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores. ahpeters.com
ROBINSON JOEL D. October 19, 2014. Age 71. Retired Vice Chairman of American Axle & Manufacturing. Loving husband of Carol for 14 years. Dear father of Deborah Molter (Marc), Tony (Jaclyn), and Christopher. Proud grandfather of Casey, Katelyn, Anthony, and Brandon. Brother of Nancy Hendrickson (Steve), Mary White (William), Mark, Jim (fiancée Cathy), Matt (Sue), and Ann Ferrara (Terry). Brother-in-law of the late Arlene. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Thursday 4-8 p.m. and Friday 12-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), 248-549-0500. Funeral Service Saturday 11 a.m. at Kirk in the Hills, 1340 W. Long Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins at 10 a.m. Memorial tributes to the Joel D. Robinson Memorial Fund at Colon Cancer Alliance, 1025 Vermont Ave., NW, Suite 1066, Washington, DC 20005 or the Joel D. Robinson Memorial Fund at Good Life Health Care, 135 W Franklin St, Monterey, CA 93940. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.
SWEARENGEN ROBERT R. "ROB" October 22, 2014 age 65 of Plymouth. Beloved husband of Kim for 32 years. Beloved son of Mary Lou and the late Cecil Swearengen. Loving father of Mackenzie, Scott (Cristiane), and Lori (Todd) McGeorge. Proud grandfather of Nicole, Dillon, Morgan, Anna Sofia and Gabriella. Special uncle to all of his nieces and nephews. Rob was known for being strong and cared deeply for everyone in his life. He was co-founder of Renkim Corp. of Southgate, Michigan. Rob enjoyed sports, gadgets and travel, most importantly being up north with friends and family. Best friend of many and will be deeply missed. Funeral Service Saturday 11 a.m. at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road, (Btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Visitation Friday 12-8 p.m. at funeral home. Memorials may be made to Gift of Life. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com