ALEXANDER, RUTH Age 64, of South Lyon, went to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, October 8, 2014. She is survived by her children, Patrick and Jeanne Alexander, Tim and Nicole Alexander; her three grandchildren, Travis, Nora, Scarlett; her mother, Doris Hardesty; her brother, Ken and Joanne Hardesty; and her three nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Carlton Hardesty. Ruth was faithful to her Savior and showed kindness to all those around her. Per her wishes cremation has taken place
ALLEN ROBERT December 31, 1936 - October 25, 2014. Survied by his son Robert Allen Jr., his wife and two grandchildren. Private services held by the family.
ANDREWS EUGENE, Beloved husband of Mary Jane for 57 years. Dear Father of Brian and Christopher. Grandfather of Ryan and Kelsi. He will also be missed by many loving family and friends. Eugene was a World War II Vet. Memorial Gathering at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel, Livonia. Sat. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. with a service at 4:00 p.m. Memorial Contributions made to Angela Hospice Alzheimer's Association.
ANDREWS, EUGENE Beloved husband of Mary Jane for 57 years. Dear Father of Brian and Christopher. Grandfather of Ryan and Kelsi. He will also be missed by many loving family and friends. Eugene was a World War II Vet. Memorial Gathering at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel, Livonia. Sat. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM with a service at 4:00 PM Memorial Contributions made to Angela Hospice Alzheimer's Association.
ARSLANIAN DON (DIRAN), Age 78. Don passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 27, 2014. Beloved husband of Carolyn (nee Poladian) Arslanian. Loving father of Dawn Arslanian Asadoorian, Nicole (Lyle) Dadian and Anto Anthony Arslanian. Cherished grandfather of Adi and Soseh Asadoorian and Luc and Leo Dadian. Dear nephew of Gini Arslanian Colvig. Also mourned by the Apkarian, Dadian, Klugman and Darakjian families. Don will also be missed by his nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation Sunday 3:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m with a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Armenian Church 19300 Ford Rd., Dearborn (313) 336-6200. In state Monday 10:00 a.m. until the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at church. Interment Pine Lake Cemetery. In lieu of flower donations in memory of Don are to St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church or The Armenian Tree Project. Arrangements entrusted to Edward Korkoian Funeral Home (248) 541-8325. To send a loving message, please go to Don's obituary at www.ekfh.net.
BAILEY, CARMEN 11am, Christ the King Church, 20800 Grand River.
BARRETT GERMAINE (NEE FOLSOM) October 25, 2014, age 83, of Westland, formerly of Dearborn. Beloved wife of 59 years to Thomas. Dear mother of Cindi (Tony) Fry, Douglas (Patti) and Cheryl. Dear sister of June and sister-in-law of Laura. Dear grandmother of six and aunt of six nephews. Memorial gathering Sunday 11-1 pm with service at 1 pm at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. www.howepeterson.com
BARRETT, GERMAINE (NEE FOLSOM) October 25, 2014, age 83, of Westland, formerly of Dearborn. Beloved wife of 59 years to Thomas. Dear mother of Cindi (Tony) Fry, Douglas (Patti) and Cheryl. Dear sister of June and sister-in-law of Laura. Dear grandmother of six and aunt of six nephews. Memorial gathering Sunday 11-1 pm with service at 1 pm at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. www.howepeterson.com
BAZAKIS, JAMES October 23, 2014. Age 73 of Canton. Beloved and darling husband of Marisa for 49 years. Loving father of Dr. Andrew (Annie) and Debora (Christopher) Lutzenkirchen. Proud grandfather of Ryan Hunt, Anna-Marie Bazakis, Sophia Lutzenkirchen, Evelyn Bazakis, and Christopher Lutzenkirchen. Brother of George Bazakis and Eva (Nick) Spyratos. Preceded in death by siblings Mary Mazarakis, Georgia Samolis, Harry Bazakis, and Sophia Sokaris; and his parents Michael and Anna. Jim served his country faithfully in the Navy. He retired from Ford Motor Company after 32 years of service. He was an avid University of Michigan fan. His Greek Orthodox faith was very important as he was devoted to his parish. Jim was a master of all things, including professional pastry chef, artist, musician, played violin and was a member of the Elk 100 of Watervliet, New York. Visitation was held Sunday at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road, (between Sheldon and Beck), Plymouth. Funeral Service was held on Monday at Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 39851 W. Five Mile Rd., Plymouth, MI 48170. Memorials may be made to Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
BERGER VIOLET MAE October 24, 2014 Age 77, of Westland. Beloved wife of Richard. Loving mother of Shelly and Richard (Catherine) II. Cherished grandmother of Richard Lawrence Berger III. Memorial service Friday, February 13, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Cadillac Memorial West Cemetery. Care and services were provided by L.J. Griffin Funeral in Westland, (734) 522-9400. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
BLACK CECELIA Age 92. October 29, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Dear mother of Randy (Julie) and the late Ronald and David. Mother-in-law of Mary Ann and Rose. Grandmother of Karen, Andrea, David Jr., Joseph, Alan, Amanda, Lauren, Erik and Justin. Great-grandmother of Madisyn and Erik. Sister of Chester Janeczko. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In state Saturday 10:30 a.m. followed by the 11 a.m. Mass at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 31530 Beechwood (at Merriman Road, 2 blocks north of Ford Rd.). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
BRAUM JANET M. (SPOLUM) Age 85, of Royal Oak, passed away October 28, 2014. Beloved wife of David B. Braum; loving mother of Catherine (Robert) Brady, Nancy (Greg McClurg) Braum, Mark Braum and Jon Braum; dear sister of Robert (Laura) Spolum and Jon (Judy) Spolum; proud grandmother of four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Retired teacher from Royal Oak Public Schools. Memorial visitation Sunday 2 p.m. until time of service 4 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Road (4 blocks E. of Woodward), Royal Oak. Memorials to the Michigan Humane Society or ASPCA are appreciated. Share your memories at www.sulllivanfuneraldirectors.com
BRIDENSTINE, WILLIAM November 11, 1943 - October 14, 2014 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
BURKE SHIRLEY E. Age 81. October 28, 2014. Beloved wife of Al for 61 years. Loving mother of Sharon (Arvo) Parkila, Gary (Gail), Bryan (Jeanette), Kristen (William) Will and her beloved dog Sadie. Dear grandmother of Michael (Erika), Julie Hall, Amanda (Dave) Colwell, Eric (Kylene) Parkila, Bryan, Jessica, Andrew (Samantha) Parkila, Matthew, Brittany, Ian Will and Olivia Will. Great-grandmother 11. Dearest sister-in-law of Alice Kaurala and Grace Makimaa. Special Cousin of Helen Perttunen. She will be dearly missed by many family members and friends. Visitation Saturday 11 a.m. until the funeral service at 4:30 p.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). Family suggests memorials to Angela Hospice or Hope Cancer Center. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
CARLISLE GENEVIEVE GRACE Age 86, October 27, 2014. Beloved wife of Harold for 66 wonderful years. Loving mother of Candace (David) Docken, Nancy (Thomas) Berris, and Michael (Mark) Carlisle. Proud grandmother of Dana and the late Adam Docken; Brian (Sarah) and the late Kevin Berris. Genevieve leaves her adored great-granddaughter Ava Genevieve Berris to honor her memory. Survived by her sister Gloria Kevelighan; nephew and niece Ken and Cheryl Kevelighan. Suggested memorials to Dearborn Animal Shelter or charity of your choice. Funeral service Saturday 11:00 a.m.; Visitation Friday 2:00-7:00 p.m. at Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. www.howepeterson.com
CARR, EDWARD 11am, St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Eastpointe
CASTORRI RONALD A. Age 67, of West Bloomfield, passed away October 27, 2014. Beloved husband of Mary Beth for 24 years. Loving father of Tina Hebert and the late Brett Castorri. Proud grandfather of Taylor Dill. Dear friend of Patricia Dupont and Paula Selberg. Cherished son of the late Arthur J. Castorri and the late Theresa (nee Corpolongo) Castorri. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. (Coffee & Memories from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.) at Orchard Grove Community Church, 850 Ladd Rd., Walled Lake. Pastor Chris Cramer to officiate. Memorial contributions can be made to the Sky Foundation, Inc. for the early detection of Pancreas Cancer, skyfoundationinc.org, 33 Bloomfield Hills Parkway, Suite 275, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304. Share a memory at www.eltonblackandsonwhitelake.com
CHARLICK ROBERT WILLIAM, a long time resident of Milford and Highland, died at his home on October 26, 2014 at the age of 61. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Weeks Charlick and Joanne Charlick, and is survived by his children, Jeremy Charlick, Jeanine (Sean Gross) Charlick, Rob (Renee) Charlick and Samantha Charlick; grandchildren, Elisse, Victoria and Beckett Gross, Alyssa Charlick, John McKinney, Hope Charlick, Brenden Charlick and Lilliana Grove; siblings, Deborah (Roger) Freeman, Bret (Janette) Charlick, Bart (Donna) Charlick and Ann Charlick; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and dear friends. Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Wednesday, October 29, from 3-9PM. A Funeral Service will be held at West Highland Baptist Church, 1116 S. Hickory Ridge Rd. in Highland on Thursday, October 30, at 11AM. Burial will follow in West Highland Cemetery. For further information please phone 248-684-6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
DAMIAN PETER, JR. October 28, 2014. Age 82. Peter was a lifelong resident of Dearborn. Retired from Ford Motor Co after 38 years. Loving husband of Linda. Beloved father of his three sons, Bill (Sue), Pete (Karen) and Dave (Cindy). Also survived by seven grand-children. He was preceded in death by his mother Helen (nee Micalcean), his father Peter, his sister Mary Carstea and his brothers Bill and Cass Damian. A dinner to celebrate his life, Saturday, November 1st, 4 p.m. at American Legion, Carl Stitt Post 23850, Military St., Dearborn Heights. Donations are requested to the Alzheimer's Association. www.mcfarlandfoss.com
DAVID FRANCES ANN (NEE LYNCH) October 27, 2014. Wife of the late James T. for 39 years. Dear mother of Sheila Thornton (Scott), Annie Rule, Barry (Joan) and Peter. Grandmother of Sean, Patrick, Bridget, Sara, Nicholas, Conor, Jane and Cooper. Great-grandmother of William and Amelia. Sister of Richard Lynch (Elizabeth) and the late Marilyn Nail. Family will receive friends Monday 3-8 p.m. with Rosary 7 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn 13-14 Mile), 248-549-0500. Funeral Service Tuesday 11 a.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at the Chapel begins at 10:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to SCAMP. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
DEAN, ALVIN L. Age 85. Burial and military honors will be 10am on October 25 in South Lyon Cemetery. Please visit: www.phillipsfuneral.com
DEAN, ALVIN L. Age 85. Burial and military honors were October 25 in South Lyon Cemetery Please visit: www.phillipsfuneral.com
DeBIASI ANTHONY MARK October 26, 2014 Age 35 of Munith, Michigan. Beloved son of Pam (Mike) Bone and Ron DeBiasi. Dear brother of David (Grace), Danielle, Adam Kiss, Dominic, Kristi (Brian) Pelligrini, and Michelle (Jim) Applegate. Loving grandson of Thelma DeBiasi and Bella Martell. Funeral Saturday 10:30 a.m. from the Chapel of the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail). Family will receive visitors Friday 2-9 p.m. Rosary at 6 p.m. Memorial Contributions to Michigan Humane Society would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
DOYLE BARBARA October 28, 2014, of New Boston, Michigan. Devoted wife of Edward. Loving mother of Mary-Karen (Jon) Doman and Kathleen (Michael) Kosiba. Proud grandmother of seven. She was preceded in death by her son E. Timothy, her parents and brothers. Barbara loved to sing and was a former soloist at Divine Child Church and member of the Ford Choir. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, traveling, reading, and participating in activities with her grandchildren. Barbara was an active member of St. Stephen Church where she lectured for many years. In keeping with Barbara's wishes, her cremation will take place at "The Witness Crematory" located inside of Michigan Memorial Funeral Home (next to Michigan Memorial Park), 30895 Huron River Dr., Huron Twp., (734) 783-2646. Online condolences may be made at Michigan Memorial Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on November 8, 2014, 11:00 a.m., at St. Stephen Church, New Boston. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries. www.mimemorial.com
DuCHARME VERNA E. October 27, 2014, Age 88. Beloved wife of the late Roger. Dear mother of Denise Schlitt (Michael), Renee Inman (Timothy), Suzanne Jones, and Carol Omicioli. Cherished grandmother of Carla, Kevin, Erica, Holly, Lauren, Andrew, Nicholas, Anthony, Deanna, and the late Paul. Great-grandmother of 10. Funeral Service Saturday 11 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (Between Maple and Big Beaver), 248-362-2500. Family will receive friends Friday 2-8 p.m. Memorial tributes to Rochester Leader Dogs for the Blind, P.O. Box 5000, Rochester, MI 48308-5000. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
ERICSON, VIRGINIA May 28, 1941 - October 16, 2014 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
FLAHERTY, MARIE November 15, 1944 - October 18, 2014 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
FORSHEE, EDSEL J. of Mesa, Arizona passed away on October 24, 2014, at the age of 96. He was born June 18, 1918 in Plymouth, Michigan to Cub and Mary Forshee. Edsel is survived by his four children: Judy (Jim) Abraham, Mary (Don) Carlson, Eddie II (Kareese) Forshee and Cathy (Newell) Cooper, 16 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. His wife Geraldine, married 67 years, two grandsons Brian Abraham and Eddie J. Forshee lll preceded his death. Private graveside services will be held November 1, 2014, 2:00 p.m. Meldrum Mortuary handled the arrangements.
GALLMEYER RICHARD G. Age 79, October 27, 2014 of Westland. Beloved husband of Janet. Loving father of Richard (Aneika) Gallmeyer, John (Lori) Gallmeyer and the late Karen Ward. Proud grandfather of five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Ann, Fred and John. Visitation Thursday 3-8 p.m. at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Rd. (between Ford and Cherry Hill), Westland. In state Friday 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Funeral Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 5885 Venoy Rd. (between Ford and Warren) Westland. Interment Glen Eden Lutheran Memorial Park in Livonia. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
GATTERI, JOSEPH III Age 50, of Northville, passed away on October 22, 2014. He was born January 28, 1964 in Garden City, Michigan; son of Joseph and Margaret (nee Marshall) Gatteri. Joe was a courtesy clerk with Busch's in Farmington Hills. He was an amazing uncle who loved having fun with his nieces and nephews. He enjoyed watching WWE wrestling and harness racing. Joe was a very kind hearted and loving son, brother, uncle, and friend. He is survived by his mother Margaret Gatteri; his siblings, Gayle Gatteri, Jodie (Tim) Dempsey, Sandra Plave, and Jim (Shirley) Gatteri; several nieces and nephews; and several great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father. A funeral service was held Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Casterline Funeral Home of Northville (248) 349-0611. Memorial contributions would be appreciated to the Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph Rd., Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025.
GAYLORD, JULIE A. 35 of South Lyon passed October 27, 2014. Visitation Sunday 2-4 & 6-8 PM at Keehn Funeral Home. Funeral service Monday at 4:30 P.M. at Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
HACKETT JUSTIN JEREMY October 29, 2014 age 31 of Canton. Beloved son of Timothy and Sandra L. Hackett. Brother of Jason (Brandy) Hackett. Loving uncle of Madisyn and Ava Hackett. Nephew of Randy (Jerilynn) Korow, Kurt (Kymm) Korow, and Dawn (Tony Russell) Clark, Dan (Nancy) Hackett, Patty (Larry) Hill, and Kathy (Randy) Fedo. Grandson of the late Joseph (Doris) Korow and Patrick (Dorothy) Hackett. Survived by many cousins and dear friends. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road, (Btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. In state Saturday 10 a.m. until the Funeral Service 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 45201 N. Territorial Rd., Plymouth, MI 48170. Interment Parkview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family memorial fund c/o Sandra L. Hackett. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
HALBERSTADT DR. HARVEY, Beloved husband of the late Mary Halberstadt. Cherished father of Craig (Merrilyn Robinson) Halberstadt. Dear brother of Jerry (the late Shirley) Halberstadt. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, patients and staff. SERVICES 3 PM THURSDAY IN THE DAVIDSON/HERMELIN CHAPEL AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY.ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
HENKE PATRICIA J. October 29, 2014. Age 77 of Canton. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Dear mother of Mary (Bryan) Amann, Martha Henke, and Maureen (Richard) Chormack. Sister to Peggy Cisco and Marion Trout. Grandmother to Lindsay Werner and Lauren Amann. Great-grandmother to Wyatt and Colton Werner. Funeral services from the Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland, Friday 1 p.m. Visitation Thursday 6-9 p.m. Cremation rights to be accorded. Family requests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association in lieu of flowers. Please view memorials and send tributes at www.uhtfh.com
HILL JAMES R. Age 83. October 27, 2014. James was born in Highland Park on March 26, 1931 to Jesse and Hermina Hill. He was one of the thirteen children. Beloved husband of the late Mary Adeline. Loving father of Michael (Maureen) Hill of Royal Oak, Joseph (Lucy) Hill of Clawson, Martin (Denise) Hill of Royal Oak, Tracy (Jeff) Creswell of Royal Oak, Charles (Ann) Hill of Rochester Hills, Peter (Mary) Hill of Rochester Hills, Mary Kay (Michael) Ortmann of Troy and James (Ann Marie) Hill of Berkley, and the late Christian Hill. Caring father-in-law of Dona. Dearest grandfather of twenty-two grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Very dear friend of Eleanor Walsh. He will be dearly missed by many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mr. Hill enjoyed playing football, baseball and especially hunting. He was an Army veteran and served his country proudly during the Korean War. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. Sawyer Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Rd., Berkley (Two blocks west of Woodward Ave.) Funeral Saturday In state 12:30 p.m. Mass 1:00 p.m. Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church, 2600 Harvard Rd., Berkley. Share your memories www.sawyerfuller.com
HOCKENBERGER, WILLIAM January 1, 1938 - October 20, 2014 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
HOWELL IVAN Age 89, passed away October 28, 2014. He was proud to have served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, stationed in the Pacific on the aircraft carrier, Bunker Hill. Ivan was an accomplished businessman and owned his own gas station. He also was a member of the Jefferson Masonic Lodge #553 He was the beloved husband of Millie Howell and the late Jane M. Howell; loving father of Richard (Carol), Dennis (Anna Marie), Cathy Collins, and Connie Kaiser; devoted grandfather of ten and great-grandfather of many. Ivan is also survived by his brother, Billy, and sister, Cookie. Visitation Saturday, November 1, 11 a.m. until the 5 p.m. funeral service at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Township. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
HUTCHESON, GRACE October 25, 2014. Beloved wife of Carl E. Mother of Lynn, Tony (Kelly), and the late Keith (Marietta). Grandmother of five. Services entrusted to L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 734-981-1700.
JONES, WAYNE H. Founder of Plymouth Nursery, passed away peacefully on October 26 after a long illness. He is preceded in death by his wife Nancy L. (Fisher) Jones. Children are Nancella (Christopher) Johnson, Linnea (Keith) Garvey, Jeff, Kathy (Doron) Bronshtein. Grandchildren: Nathan, Marisa, and Andre Johnson, Lindsey (DaSilva) and Jim Garvey, Shai and Jordan Bronshtein. Great-grandchildren Jacoby and Luka DaSilva. Memorial service to follow in the spring.
KASZEWSKI FRANCES ANN, Age 81, October 28, 2014 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved wife of the late Eugene. Loving mother of Jeanne (Michael) Evans, Johnny Kaszewski and Michael (Helga) Kaszewski. Proud grandmother of six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Theresa (Art) Stempien. Visitation Friday 1-8 p.m. with a 5 p.m. Rosary at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Rd. (between Ford and Cherry Hill) Westland. Instate 9 a.m. Saturday until 9:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church 7685 Grandville, Detroit. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfh.com.
KATZ DAVID, Age 92. Beloved husband of Ilene. Loving father of Lawrence (Karen) Katz, Cheryl (the late Allen Wysoki Weiss) Weiss, Ellen (Benjamin) Neumann. Proud grandfather of Mitchel (Leslie) Katz, Steven Katz, Sarah (Jason) Schoenbrun, Max (Shira) Neumann, Zachary Neumann, Jennifer Weiss, Rebecca Weiss. Adoring great-grandfather of many loving great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Shirley (the late Samuel) Horowitz. Services Friday, 10:00 a.m. at HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL (248)543-1622. Interment at Nusach Hari Cemetery. www.hebrewmemorial.org
KEURAJIAN GEORGE P. Age 90. Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 26, 2014. Beloved husband of Roxanne Keurajian. Loving father of Carol A. (Dr. John) Garry, Diane L. Keurajian and the late Gary Keurajian (2014). Cherished grandfather of Lauren, Jessica and John Paul Keurajian Garry. Dear brother of Virginia (late Harant) Avakian and the late Arthur (Lucy) Keurajian. Dear brother-in-law of Kora (late Edward) Jamian and the late Nora (late Fred) Demirjian. George will also be missed by his nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. George was the son of Cross and Mary Keurajian. He was born in Detroit and lived in Beverly Hills, MI for over 50 years. A World War II Navy survivor of the U.S.S. Bunker Hill air craft carrier. The Bunker Hill was hit by three kamikazes in 1943. George saved many lives that day and received a medal for his valiant effort in helping his naval crew to safety. George was the founder and President of Bunker Hill Litho Plate Co for over 50 years in Detroit, MI. His success in business can be directly attributed to his work ethic, innate talent and attention to detail. A devote christian, husband, family man and community leader who was always there for his family and friends. Visitation Friday 10a.m. at St. Johns Armenian Church, 22001 Northwestern Highway, Southfield (248) 569-3405. The funeral will be at 11am at the church. US Military honors service to be performed at church following the Funeral Service. Family requests donations in George's memory to St. Johns Armenian Church or Disabled American Veterans. Arrangements entrusted to Edward Korkoian Funeral Home (248) 541-8325. To send a loving message, please go to George's obituary at www.ekfh.net.
KIRSCH LENORE "LYNN" Beloved wife of the late Sanford Kirsch. Cherished mother of Richard Kirsch (Katherine Hughes) and Lisa Binder (Alan Rose). Loving grandmother of Jamie, Bryan and Morgan Binder, and Adam Kirsch. Dear sister-in-law of Jack Kirsch. Also survived by Steven Binder, Harriet Kirsch, her devoted caregivers, Tee and Cece, and many loving nieces and nephews. SERVICES 12 NOON THURSDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com
KNAUS PATRICIA M. Of Clawson, age 73, died suddenly October 29, 2014. Beloved wife of John for 49 years. Loving mother of Kathleen (Micheal) May and Michael Knaus. Proud grandmother of Allison May and Olivia and Andrew Knaus. Dear sister of Robert (Carolyn) Grimshaw. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday 3-8 p.m. Funeral Mass at Christ Our Light Catholic Church, 2345 Coolidge, Troy, Saturday 9:30 a.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 9 a.m. Memorials appreciated to The Capuchins or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
KOZAK ANTONIA, Age 84 October 28, 2014. Beloved wife of Chester for 66 years. Loving mother of Dennis (Joan), Karen (Joe) Tittjung and Terese (Keith) Lyon. Proud grandmother of Christopher (Stephanie) Bruley, Eric (Tammy) Bruley, Michael Tittjung and Natalie Lyon. Great-grandmother of Tyler, Eric, Delanie and Samantha. Dearest sister of Rosemary (John) Cincurak, Ann (Walt) Domarchuk and James (Penny) Belluz. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m. with 7:00 p.m. Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Funeral Friday Instate 10:30 a.m. at St. Malachy Church 14115 14 Mile Rd (btw. Hayes & Schoenherr) until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Donations are welcome to the American Diabetes Association. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
KRAMER HAROLD A., October 28, 2014 Age 81 Beloved husband of the late Dorothy. Dear father of James (Lynda), Patti (Ed Bielak) and Kathy Kramer. Proud grandfather of Erich, Amanda and Anthony. Visitation at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. Friday 3-9 p.m. Prayers at 7pm. Instate Saturday 10:30 a.m. at St. Kieran Catholic Church 53600 Mound ( Bet. 24 & 25 Mile Rd.) until Time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Burial Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
LAJAVAC, TERRY October 16, 1942 - October 9, 2014 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
LEWAN TIMOTHY P. October 26, 2014 Age 54 of Westland. Beloved husband of Karen. Loving father of Ashley (Adam) DeCraene, Amanda (Manuel), Scott and Samantha. Dear brother of Diane (Robert) Rydzewski, Sharon (Jeffrey) Liberman, Constance (Kenneth ) Roberts, Gregory (Kathleen) Lewan, Valerie (Douglas) Patrick, Jeffrey (Erin) Lewan, Andrea (Hugh) McCarthy and Kristin (Todd) Wicks. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Resting at L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trl) Thursday from 1-9 p.m. Rosary at 7 p.m. In state Friday, 10:30 a.m. at St. Damian Catholic Church, 30055 Joy Road (W of Middlebelt) until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
LINDSAY HUBERT He passed away peacefully with his children at his side on October 23, 2014 Hubert F. Lindsay was born in Corbin, Kentucky on May 11, 1928. He was one of nine children born from the union of the late Hubert & Margaret (Green) Lindsay. He was raised in Tennessee, at age 18 during WWII he joined the US Marine Corp. and was stationed in Hawaii. He met & married Pearl Tsuchida in Honolulu Hawaii on Sep. 7th 1947. Later moving to Mount Clemens Michigan and raised five children. His military service besides the US Marine Corp. was with the US Air Force Reserves at Selfridge AFB until 1963. He then went to work for the US Army at TACOM in Warren till he retired. Hubert was a Past Master of the Mount Clemens Masonic Lodge #6, He was a Worthy Patron of The Eastern Star #247, and He was a Quartermaster of the V.F.W Post 1794 and was member of the Moslem Shriners. His passing was preceded by his wife Pearl Lindsay in 2013 and his parents & seven siblings: Viola, Bart, Bob, Bill, Joe, Helen and Leon. He is survived by his sister Laura Payne of Monroe. To cherish his memory he leaves his children, Theresa (Robert) Pirie, Trudy Lindsay, Theodora Masiarczyk, Timothy (Loree) Lindsay, Tyrone (DeAnn) Lindsay and nine Grandchildren and five Great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be November 1, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Adragna Obarzanek Funeral Home, 33250 Ryan Rd. Sterling Heights, MI. Memorial donations are suggested to the Charity of the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL 33607