BRINK, SHIRLEY A. November 19, 2014, age 80 of Plymouth. Beloved wife of the late Irwin. Loving mother of Lynda (Daniel) Markiewicz, Russell (Carolyn), Jerry (Theresia), and Kathleen (Michael) McCollum. Proud grandmother of Amanda (Andrew), Scott, Jaclyn, Jeffrey, Garrett, Christopher, and the late Stephen; and great-grandmother of Jackson. Dear sister of Thomas (Sharon) Bombach, and Richard (Patricia) Bombach. Memorial visitation Tuesday, November 25, 4-8 p.m. at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road (between Sheldon and Beck), Plymouth. Memorial Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 26, at Trinity Church, 10101 W. Ann Arbor Road (at Gotfredson), Plymouth, MI 48170. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. To share memories, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
McCLUMPHA, DYNESE MARIE Passed away November 20, 2014 at the age of 56. She was born August 3, 1958 in Livonia, Michigan to Clifford and Rita (Datcher) McClumpha. She is the dear sister of C. Hurd McClumpha, Amy L. (Michael) Glenn and Natalie (Craig) Finley and dear aunt of Clifford, Jenny and Emily McClumpha, Abigail, Gabriel and Elizabeth Glenn, Emilia (Jeremy) Finley, Julia (Joe) Wamsley, Andrew (Kylie), Alec, Sarah, Isaac and Erinn Finley. She is the great aunt of William, Sophie and Tristan Wamsley. Dynese was preceded in death by her parents. Dynese grew up in Canton and graduated from Plymouth-Salem High School. She then went on to graduate from the University of Michigan with a degree in Classical Studies. She was a long time Zingerman's employee. Dynese was an artisan working mainly in pottery and a member of the Potter's Guild. A memorial gathering will take place Monday, November 24, 2014, 5pm until 8pm at Zingerman's Road House, 2501 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Memorials may be made to Potter's Guild, 201 Hill St., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104. To leave a condolence www.schrader-howell.com
MOORE, VIRGINIA DEAN HAMMOND Age 84, of Woodland will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. from Roanoke First United Methodist Church with Rev. Ralph Barrow and Rev. Paul Moore officiating. Mrs. Moore will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning. There will be a private graveside service at Big Springs Baptist Cemetery. Mrs. Moore passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014, at her family home. Survivors include one son, Will Moore (wife, Laurie) of Woodland and many cousins. A Troup County, Georgia native, Mrs. Moore was born on October 20, 1030, the daughter of Holland and Claire Woodyard Hammond. She was a very active member of Roanoke First United Methodist Church and was a sales clerk at Woolworth 5 & 10 for 45 years. Mrs. Moore was an avid reader; well known for making baby blankets; and she was treasurer of the Crape Myrtle Garden Club, a member of Magazine Club, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, M.T. "Junior" Moore; twin sons; and one brother. The family is accepting flowers or, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Roanoke First United Methodist Church's window fund. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.
MORENCY, VINCENT M. Age 80, of Ferndale, passed away November 19, 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth (Joe) Deming of North Carolina; Grandfather of Robby Morency, Misti Rusk of Connecticut, Joanna and Joseph Deming, Jr.; Great-grandfather of Austin and Tucker Morency. Brother of Pauline (Peter) Abbo. Preceded in death by brother, Roland R. Morency, and this year John R. Morency. He was a 1952 graduate of Lincoln High School in Ferndale. Since his retirement from Chrysler, he studied and researched the War of 1812 by walking the battlefields and spending countless hours in museums and libraries. He was also an avid long distance bike rider. In lieu of a funeral, a celebration of life luncheon will be held.
THOMAS, JAMES ROE Age 67 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away November 18, 2014. Veteran of the U.S. Army. Graduate of Ohio University. Owned and operated James R. Thomas & Associates where he was second generation toy sales representative. Avid golfer and member of Westhaven Golf Club. Member of Kiwanis. Member of Westhaven Men's Bible Study Group. Survived by wife of 41 years, Carol Thomas; son, Joe (Sara) Thomas; daughter, Kate (Ryan) Shepherd; brothers, Peter Thomas and Tom Thomas; sister, Nancy Thomas; grandchildren, Annabelle, and Sadie Thomas, Mason and Emma Shepherd. A Celebration of Life will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org. WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 615 794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com
VERNIER, MARJORIE JANE Age 90, passed away Friday, November 14. Born in Detroit Michigan on April 16, 1924, she was the youngest of three siblings and the only daughter of Harry T Wunderlich and Charlotte Rose. She was married to Floyd Vernier Jr for a beautiful 67 years and he survives her as well as her two daughters Claudia Geist (John) and Cynthia Van Tiem (John) and her son Chip a.k.a. Floyd Vernier III. She is also survived by four grandchildren and one great grandchild and her brother Robert Wunderlich. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all. A Memorial Service will be held at Canterbury On The Lake in Waterford MI with a reception to follow on Tuesday, November 25th at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to any one of the following four charities: Alzheimer's, Milford Presbyterian Church, Hospice, or Canterbury Good Samaritans.
WRENN, DAISY M. Age 81, November 18, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Jackson Ray. Loving mother of Beverly (Rev. Dan) Cavin, Nina (Rev. Jim) Hopkins, Jeff (Karen) and the late Barry. Mother in law of Diane. Grandmother of 10. Great grandmother of 28. Funeral Services were held at Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, Garden City. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
ALLEN, HAZEL Of Northville. June 27, 1926 - November 13, 2014. Services entrusted to L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, Northrop-Sassaman Chapel.
CATALLO, MARGARET A. Beloved wife of the late Leo. Loving mother to Albert Lee (Julie), Thomas Dale (Pauline), and Cathy Christine Catallo (Mark McAlpine). Grandmother to Darren (Casey), Heather, Kevin (Alexandra), and Katie Catallo (Markus Bauman). Great-grandmother of five. Visitation at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia 48154 Saturday from 2-4:30. A memorial contribution may be directed to Leader Dogs for the Blind. Please share a memory of Margaret by signing her guestbook at: wwwrggrharris.com
CLEVENGER, MARY FAYE Age 82, died Sunday. Devoted mother of William (Victoria), Carolyn "Sis" Morrison, Diane (Tony) Mayberry, Janet (Dennis) Rowe, Michael (Lisha), and Robin Bush. Loving grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of 12. Cherished sister of Uni Dargie, Zula Scott, Pearl Kirkland, and Louise Bradley. Preceded in death by husband William Robert "Bob" Clevenger; two sons-in-law Keith Bush and David "Turk" Morrison; two sisters Dorth Brown and Novell Bivens; also three brothers Varnell, Coy, and Tralve Williams. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Wednesday with an 11 a.m. Funeral Thursday, November 20, 2014 at David C. Brown Funeral Home, Belleville. www.davidcbrownfh.com
CORNISH, CHARLES R. Age 78 of Durand, passed away at his residence on Sunday, November 16, 2014. Cremation has taken place and there will be no services at this time. Charles was born June 30, 1936 in Wayne County, the son of Charles Howard and Anna Marie (Lundin) Cornish. He married Barbara Travis in Detroit on September 8, 1956 and together raised 3 children. Prior to his retirement in 1989, Mr. Cornish was a Fireman on the Detroit Fire Department, while assigned to the Fireboat he received the Medal of Valor from the department. Charles is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara; three children: Judith Tisher of South Lyon, Steven (Jeanine) Cornish of Durand, Beverly (Frank) Laway of Cheboygan; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by both parents and his two sisters: Katherine Secord and Elaine King. Memorial contributions given in Mr. Cornish's name are suggested to the Detroit Fireman's Fund. Online condolences may be sent to his family by going to www.watkinsfuneralhomes.com
FORD, ARNOLD MICHAEL His Legacy... Arnold Michael Ford, age 70, passed away on November 14, 2014. He was born October 9, 1944 to Arnold and Carol (Roughley) Ford. A. Michael married the love of his life, Cynthia Kessler, on August 13, 1966 in Detroit, MI. He was the CEO and President of T & M Asphalt Paving until his retirement this year. A. Michael was a collector of many things, including coins. In his spare time, he enjoyed boating, hunting, fishing, grilling, and traveling. Most importantly, A. Michael loved spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. His Family... A. Michael leaves behind his wife, Cynthia; daughters, Michelle (Dean) Arndt of Avon, Ohio, Debbie (Dean) Ditto of South Lyon, Michigan; sons, Scott (Sara) of South Lyon, MI, Tim of South Lyon, MI; grandchildren, Mackenzie, Brendan, Gabrielle, Zachary, Lucas, Mason, Audrey, and Anthony. He is also survived by his brother, Jack (Sharon), Thomas (Susan), and sister-in-law, Sharon Marie. A. Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Carol. His Farewell... A. Michael's Community Farewell will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2014 gathering from 10a.m. - 12 Noon, Farewell Service at 12 Noon at Shalom Lutheran Church, 1740 E. M-36, Pinckney with Pastor Kurt Hutchins as celebrant. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Michigan Humane Society or Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. Please leave a message of comfort to the Ford family by calling 1-877-231-7900 or sign his guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.
GOLDBERG, SHEPARD C. Beloved husband of Janet Goldberg. Dear father of Carly Goldberg and Haley Goldberg. Devoted brother of Marsha (David Hoof) Goldberg. Also survived by many other loving family members and friends. SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, (248) 406-6000, or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.
HOLMAN, HENRY FRANCIS Of Milford, passed away in the care of his family on November 15, 2014 at the age of 67. Henry was preceded in death by Nancy, his beloved wife, his parents and his brother Tom Holman. In addition to his sons, John (Chris) Holman, Douglas (Alice) Holman, George Holman, and Matthew Holman, Henry is survived by his grandchildren Jessica, Dakota, Jon, Tracie, and Rebecca; brothers Edward (Twyla) Holman, Russell (Diane) Holman, Michael Holman, Jack (friend Leslie) Holman, and Frederick (Jennifer) Holman; sister-in-law Patricia Holman, as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family. Funeral Service will be held from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford on Wednesday, November 19 at 11 a.m. with gathering to begin one hour prior. Burial and Navy Honors will follow at Milford Memorial Cemetery. Friends may visit Tuesday 2 - 9 p.m. Memorial encouraged to: Wounded Warriors Project or American Cancer Society. For further information, phone 248.684.6645 or visit LynchFuneralDirectors.com
KONZ, VIRGINIA LOUISE South Lyon, MI Age 87, passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 at Arbor Hospice. She was born October 13, 1927 in Toledo, Ohio the daughter of George and Vida (Aufderheide) Mentzer. She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Kathryn Bruner and Laura Ramsdell and brother-in-law Floyd Ramsdell. She is survived by her brother Robert, children Jeffrey (Lois), Kristine Konz, Gordon (Kasey) and Thomas (Jamie); eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Phillips Funeral Home 122 W. Lake St. (10 Mile), South Lyon, MI on Saturday November 22, from 9:30-11:30 am. Funeral service will be 1:30 pm Saturday November 22 at Toledo Memorial Park, 6382 Monroe Street, Sylvania, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to Active Faith Community Services, South Lyon, MI or Arbor Hospice, Ann Arbor, MI
PALAC, REBECCA J. November 16, 2014. Age 61 of Westland. Beloved wife of Daniel. Dear mother of Jeromey (Tammy) Cosby, and Derek, Clifford, and Ashley Palac. Daughter of the late Edward and Evelyn (Nichols) Ojibway. Sister to Phillip, Joseph (Susan), Kenneth, Rita, and Connie Ojibway, and Ellen (Frank) Quinlivan, Debbie (Chris) Larcinese, and the late Ruth Lamontte. Grandmother to Cameron, Calvin, and Evan Cosby. Rebecca worked at Oakwood Hospital for over thirty years as a dispatcher and belonged to New Horizons Band of Canton and played at Evola Music. Funeral services from The Uht Funeral Home, Westland, Saturday 10 a.m. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. Cremation rites will be accorded and burial of cremains to take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery at a later date. Please view memorial and send tributes at www.uhtfh.com.
PATTERSON HELENA S. December 7, 1921- November 12, 2014. L.J. Griffin Funeral Home-Northup Sassaman Chapel
SAJA, EDWARD 92, of Northville, passed away November 15, 2014. Beloved husband of Emily. Devoted father of Sharon (Jean Captain) Manns, Connie Lane, Ron (John Herrera) Saja, and Allan (Ron Harris) Saja. Dear brother of Gene (Beverly) Saja, Helen Kolod, and Florence (Roy) Kimball. Cherished grandfather of Mark Manns, Jennifer Bradwin, and Jeff Lane; great-grandfather of James Bradwin. Edward was interred at St. Hedwig Cemetery of Dearborn Heights. heeney-sundquist.com
SCHARF, WILLIAM Age 66, passed away on November 17, 2014. www.phillipsfuneral.com
SIMON, RAYMOND A. September 22, 1943 - November 16, 2014 L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, Northrop-Sassaman Chapel.
STEINBACH, SANDRA "SANDEE" LEE Of Milford, passed away in the care of her family on November 12, 2014 at the age of 65. In addition to Dan, her beloved husband of 47 years, Sandee is survived by her daughter, Kim (Steve) Freiberg and son, Dan (Kim) Steinbach; grandchildren Timothy, Allison, Cassandra and Kaitlyn; brothers Robert (Judy) Fulkerson and Harry (Karen) Fulkerson; and nieces Brenda, Erica and Cheryl. Services will be held privately. Memorial donations encouraged to the American Cancer Society. For further information, phone Lynch & Sons, Milford at 248-684-6645 or visit LynchFuneralDirectors.com
TROSIEN, MARY ALICE Age 88, of King George, Virginia, formerly of Livonia, Michigan, was called home to her Heavenly Father on November 6, 2014. Beloved wife of Elmer Trosien for 56 years, prior to his passing in 2006. Loving mom, grandma and great grandma of Pam Treven, Deb (Pat) Machusak, Dawn Voigt, Marc (Margaret) Trosien; Grandchildren Eric (Karah) Trevan, Kurt Trevan, Brian Trevan, Ryan (Milissa) Machusak, Kara (Mark) Johnston, Chad (Tashina) Machusak Marc (Beka) Setzer; and great grand children Sierra, Avalon, Kaden, Ryleigh, Kala, Easten, Brailyn and Emmalee. Mary Alice will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Family and friends will gather on Saturday, November 22, 2014 10:00a.m. at Newburgh United Methodist Church, Livonia, MI to celebrate her life. Memorial contributions may be made to: Newburgh United Methodist Church "Elmer and Mary Alice Trosien Scholarship Fund".
URIBE, HELENE The blessings of our mother's love are forever Her love lives on in her wise words, in the ways she shaped who we are and in the beautiful memories that will always bless our hearts... Mom departed her earthly home to be with our Lord during the morning of Saturday, November 8, 2014. She was born in France on April 28, 1921 and grew up in the town of Sens until immigrating to the United States in 1947. Despite the many challenges life pushed across her pathway, she found time to care for our home, work, earn an advanced degree from Henry Ford Community College and raise us. She enjoyed her work as an Administrative Assistant in the Pharmacy Department at Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital (Detroit Medical Center) and retired with many wonderful memories. She was preceded by her parents and brother and is survived by her sons: Jonathan, his wife Kristina; their children Sharon Price (her husband Matt), Justin and Kaitlyn Sullivan; great-grandchildren Gavin and Gage Price, Kaylee Rae-Marie Sullivan; and James, his wife Linda; their children Tatiana and Nicholas and close friends Jenny Deward and Barbara Boren. A member of the Red Hat Society who will be remembered for her wise counsel, willingness to impart the French culture upon the young and old; mom stressed the importance of making a difference in everything we do. A Mass celebrating her life will be said by Fr. Patrick J. Connell and Homilist Deacon Brian Carroll; at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 21 at Our Lady of La Sallette Catholic Church, 2600 Harvard Rd, Berkley, Michigan. Following the service, guests are invited to join us for brunch at Pasquales, 31555 Woodward in Royal Oak, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Humane Society.
WALTON, DONALD EDWARD Age 88 of Milford, formerly of Ferndale, passed away on Sunday, November 16th, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anita Walton in 2012 and is survived by his children, Gary (Suzie) Walton, Lori (Joe) Neighbors, Bruce Walton; grandchildren, Guy (Jeanette), Danielle (Brian) Bobbitt, Nickole (Ryan) Anderson, Gary Jr. (Michelle), Tighe, Kyle (Brittaney), Blair, Kelsey (Tony) Rubin; eight great-grandchildren, extended family and dear friends. Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford on Wednesday, November 19th from 4-8 p.m. A Funeral Mass from St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1955 E. Commerce Rd, Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. with gathering beginning at 10:30 a.m. Msgr. John Budde to officiate. Burial Milford Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Milford Senior Center. For further information phone 248-684-6645 or visit LynchFuneralDirectors.com
WEIMAR, SHIRLEY H January 22, 1918 - November 14, 2014. L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, Northrop-Sassaman Chapel.