APLIGIAN CHARLES Age 93. Full notice to be in Sunday's paper. Please call the Edward Korkoian Funeral Home (248) 541-8325 for visitation and funeral information.
BARKMAN SOPHIE Beloved wife of the late Milton Barkman. Dear mother of Judy (Leonard) Poger, David (Nancy) Barkman, and Debbie (Harvey Weiss) Campbell-Weiss. Loving grandmother of Herschel (Jenifer) Poger, Sarah (Mitchell) Gladstone, Rebecca (Adam) Strauss, Laura (Todd) Smith, Dan Barkman, Wendy (Todd) Chaffee, Steve (Janis) Campbell, Paul Campbell, and Amy (Steve) Smeltzer. Great-grandmother of Andrew and Colin Campbell, Evan, Ben and Nathan Smith, Leah, Erin and Eli Chaffee, Ryan and Reese Poger, Tovah and Simone Gladstone, Julia, Maddie and Nathan Strauss. Sister of the late Mandel (Rose) Perper, the late Sol (Lyda) Perper and the late Paul (Shirley) Perper. SERVICES TODAY, 1:30 P.M. AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY CHAPEL IN FLINT. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, (248) 406-6000 or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.
BAUER JOSEPH PATRICK DUNNE, July 29, 2015. Age 18. Beloved son of Ray and Fran. Loving brother of Mary Grace, Ray, and John Paul. Dear grandson of Jim Dunne, Janet Dunne, and the late Ray and Ginny Bauer. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Joe had a smile that could light up a room, and he loved to sing and play his guitar for all. Visitation 3-8 p.m., with Prayer Service 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Catholic Church, 157 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms. Funeral Monday; 9:30 a.m. In state until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Due to limited space at the church, In lieu of flowers, please make donations to U of D Jesuit High School and Academy, 8400 S. Cambridge, Detroit, MI 48221 or Mary's Mantle, PO Box 115, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303. Arrangements by Chas. Verheyden Inc. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org
CARRICO MARY R. July 29, 2015. Age 84. Daughter of the late James E. and Mary J. Carrico, and sister of the late James E. Carrico Jr. Dear mother of Karyn Carrico. She is also survived by Jim (Sandy), Roberta, Tom and Barb, several grand nieces and nephews, and her dear friend Eleanor. She worked for Allied Supermarkets as a meat clerk for 32 years and retired in 1990. Memorial services to be announced at a later date.
CHODORKOFF DR. BERNARD Age 90, beloved husband, father, Psychologist, and Research Psychologist, admired for his sweetness, passed away in July.
COSTA JAMES "PAT" Age 92, July 30, 2015. Beloved husband of Doris and the late Patricia Costa. Loving father of Julie (Peter) Kreher, Anne (Thomas) Hoger, James P., Jr. (Nancy), Peter, John (Lisa) and Mary Costa. Dear grandfather of Kristine, Matthew, Melissa, Sarah, Nick, Daniel, Stephanie and Allie. Great-grandfather of Meaghan, Maura, Liam and Bailey. Dear brother of Margaret Brown, Judy (John) Rau, Kathleen (Peter) Boylan. Stepfather of Tammy Mullins, Steve (Kim), Eric and Kim Morse. Visitation at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia, Saturday 4-8 p.m. and Sunday 1-8 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 7 p.m. In state at St. Kenneth Catholic Church, 14951 Haggerty Rd., Plymouth, Monday from 9:30 until Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Memorials are preferred to Angela Hospice. Please share a memory at www.rggrharris.com
DARBE, DONNA JEAN A resident of Hartland and formerly from South Bend, Indiana, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2015 surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Alan Darbe; son, Jeff; daughter, Dena; granddaughter, Alexa Violet; father, Ervin Wesolowski; brother, William (Deb) Wesolowski; nieces, Pam, Kim (Jim) and Sue and extended family and dear friends. A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 E. Main St, Brighton on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6 p.m. with visitation beginning at 3:30 p.m. Donna's great nephew, Pastor Luke Gradless to lead the service. Donna passed away as a result of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). Her wish was that people would get educated on IPF, so hopefully funding will be available for research. IPF strikes as many people as breast cancer. Since little is known; there are NO cures and NO survivors of IPF. The only hope you have with IPF is a lung transplant, Donna was lucky to receive a transplant that extended our time with her. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations for to the IPF Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 304, Chicago, Illinois 60611. For further information phone Lynch & Sons, Brighton at 810-229-2905 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
FISCHER KAREN (NEE LOCH) Age 53, of Macomb died Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Devoted wife of Timothy; beloved mother of Jeremy, Michelle and the late Carlyle; dear sister of Sandra, Daniel (JoAnn), Kathleen (Richard), Nancy, Jacqueline (Steve), Amy (Eric) and Angela (Michael); loving daughter of Melvin and the late Margaret; dear aunt to many nieces and nephews; and friend to many. Visitation will be Sunday, August 2 from 3-8 p.m. at Hauss Funeral Home, 47477 Romeo Plank, Macomb (North of 21 Mile) and Monday, August 3 from 10 a.m. to the 11 a.m. service time at Rockpointe Community Church, 38100 Utica Road, Sterling Heights. Burial will be private for the family at Davis Cemetery in Ray Township. Memorial to Karmanos Cancer Institute. www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
GILBERT-CAHILL JULIE, a highly regarded radio promotion director turned music manger during the 1980s and 1990s, passed away July 20, 2015 in Woodland Hills, CA. She was 58 years old. A Detroit native, Gilbert-Cahill served as head of promotion for the legendary ABC-owned rock n roll station, WRIF-FM. She is credited with making the station an iconic Motor City powerhouse of national significance. "She was a fearless, energetic promotion person who played a huge role in our success," said WRIF-FM program director at the time, Fred Jacobs, now President, Jacobs Media. In 1983 Gilbert-Cahill moved to Los Angeles to work for Howard Kaufman's HK Music Management firm, where she coordinated tour activities for artists, including Jimmy Buffett, Heart, The Go Go's, Fleetwood Mac and Chicago. Later she moved to Peter Asher Management, where she worked with such artists such as Warren Zevon, Linda Ronstadt and Joni Mitchell. Gilbert-Cahill retired from the music industry in 1996 to raise her two sons. Julie is survived by her husband Jim, sons James and Jake, brother and sisters: Steven Gilbert, Ruth and Steven Chaness, Margo and Karl Zakalik, Mom Jo Marge. Nieces and nephews: Sam and Jessi Gilbert, David and Samantha Chaness, Brad and Jack Gurwin, and Naomi Zakalik. Hope Gilbert (deceased). A memorial service was held July 30, 2015. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Temple Judea "in memory of Julie Gilbert-Cahill." Temple Judea 5429 Lindley Avenue Tarzana, California, 91356 http://www.templejudea.com/give/directed-funds/
GREWER VANDE JANE (NEE CLIMER) July 27, 2015, Age 62. Survived by her life partner Tamara Dowd, sons Royce and Mitchell, siblings Geri Dunkle and David Climer. Preceded in death by parents Joseph and Ann (Wortley) Climer. Memorial service July 31, 2015, 1pm at Birmingham First United Methodist Church.
LINN JAMES Age 96, passed away on July 29, 2015. He was the last living sibling of 17. He worked at Bower Roller Bearing Company for 32 years, and was a member of the Harper Woods Auxiliary Police Department from 1950-1980. He also owned Manor Lounge in Grosse Pointe Farms for a number of years. Jim was a devoted husband to the love of his life, the late Victoria (Nahas) Linn. Preceded in death by his son, James D. Linn Jr. Survived by step-sons, John Peters (Patricia) and Bill Peters (Janet). Jim, affectionately known as "Grandpa Jim" taught his six grandsons to fish and share the love of water. You would commonly find him fiddling in his tool shed working on special projects. He was active not only with his grandchildren and their spouses but his 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass, Monday, August 3, 2015, 10:00 a.m. with an in state time of 9:30 a.m. at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, 771 Old Perch Road, Rochester Hills. The family will receive friends Sunday, from 3-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 6 p.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Boulevard, Rochester. Contributions can be made in Jim's name to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
McCLURE TIMOTHY L. Age 55, July 27, 2015. Proud and loving father of Jesse. Dearest son of Eleanor and the late Harley McClure. Dear brother of Rick, Jennifer (Jonathan) Irvine and the late Jack. Uncle of Shannon and Cullin. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. until service, 10:00 a.m., at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.) 54880 VanDyke at 25 Mile Rd. Donations to Shelby Bible Church are appreciated. Interment Utica Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
MILLER RITA E. July 29, 2015, age 96. Funeral 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation 12 Noon - 3:30 p.m. howepeterson.com
STAROSCIK ROBERT P., SR. July 29, 2015. Age 64. Beloved husband of Dianne. Loving father of Robert Jr. and Raymond. Proudest Boompa of Emma Madeline. Dear brother-in-law of Dennis and Joe. Dear friend of Bonnie and Phoenix. Visitation Sunday from 1-9 p.m. with 7 p.m. Rosary at Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren Ave. (at Artesian). In state 9:30 a.m. Monday followed by 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis D'Assisi Church. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Share memories at www.jarzembowskifuneralhome.com.
STEWART MARGOT ANN (Nee Waters), age 84, passed away July 25, 2015. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 11, 1930. Beloved wife of the late Donald for 63 years. Cherished mother of Mark, Karen (Paul) Spica, Laura (late Orrie), Donald (Jessica) and the late Lon (Katrina). Proud grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of two. Sister of Judy (late Paul) Worona, late Marlene (late Arthur) Kilpatrick, late George "Ted" Waters (Mary Peterson), and the late Donald Waters. Sister-in-law of Marilyn (late William) Laursen, Shirley and the late Carlton (Lou). She is also preceded in death by her parents George and Gladys Waters and in-laws Carlton and Evelyn Stewart.Margot was the proud matriarch of the Waters, Arens and Stewart families at the time of her death and rarely missed a family party or reunion. She retired from First Federal bank and promptly joined her daughter-in-law's family law firm, Woll & Woll, where she worked until retiring at age 82. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Farmington for more than 50 years, the church's D.A.R.E. Circle and the Presbyterian Women Players. She actively supported Don in his barbershop singing competition during their 42-year involvement, remaining friend with many of them after his passing. She formed lifetime friendships with fellow students at Burns Elementary in Detroit, sorority sisters from Cooley High School's Sigma Tau Delta and fellow graduates at Cooley, especially those who planned the class of 1948's first reunion - the 40th reunion and one each year following. Memorial Visitation Saturday, 9:30 a.m. until time of Memorial Service Saturday 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, 26165 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48334. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the church or Optimist International, c/o 1801 Shankin Drive, Wolverine Lake, MI 48390 in her name. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
SVOBODA GERALDINE A. Age 95, July 29, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Stanley. Loving mother of Stanley (Kathy), Sandy Boland, Laura McElroy, Monica (Don) Suchara, and Robert (Fara). Cherished grandmother of 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Loving sister of three siblings. Preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Stanley; son-in-law, Tom Boland; grandson, Chazz McElroy; and four siblings. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, August 3, 11 a.m. at St. Gerald Catholic Church, 21300 Farmington Rd., Farmington, MI. Visitation Sunday, August 2, 3-8 p.m. at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave. (1 block W. of Farmington Rd.), Downtown Farmington. www.thayer-rock.com
TAYLOR WILLIAM and CYNTHIA William passed away suddenly on June 13, 2015 due to stroke complications. He was 71 years old and Cynthia passed away June 27, 2015 due to pancreatic cancer. She was 67 years old. They are survived by their seven children; 13 grandchildren; and many loving sisters and brothers. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at 1755 Fairlane Dr. Allen Park, Michigan.
TSATSOS DARRYL PAUL July 26, 2015. Age 19. 2013 Graduate of De La Salle Collegiate and attendend MSU. Loving son of Paul and Julie Ann Tsatsos. Dearest brother of Ryan. Dear grandson of Constance and the late Paul Onderik. Survived by his loving uncle and Godfather, Darryl (Karen) Onderik and his uncle Brian (Patty) Onderik. Dear cousin of Maxwell and Anna Onderik. Visitation Saturday 3-9 p.m. and Sunday 1-9 p.m. with Scripture Service 7:00 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Monday 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Mass at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Rd. (W. of Van Dyke), Utica. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.