ATWOOD, HAROLD W. 81, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014 at his home in Tampa, Florida. He was born September 21, 1932 in Detroit to his parents Howard and Doris Atwood of Northville. In his youth he achieved Eagle Scout, graduated from Northville High School and was admitted to Alma College. Mr. Atwood had a distinguished career as a Technical Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force and furthered his career at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Emilia; nephew Scott Atwood; cousins Elaine Pursel; Marsha Chase and Col. Carl Baker. Preceding him in death were his parents, brother Donald, and sister Ardyce Feole. Arrangements were made by Blount & Curry Funeral Home-MacDill Chapel in Tampa. The Atwood family wishes to thank friends, family, and neighbors for all their help, comfort, prayers, and flowers. God bless you all.
BEES, THOMAS JOSEPH JR. "JOSH" Age 39, Goodyear, AZ formerly of Brighton passed Sept. 7. Memorial Service Saturday 10:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church Brighton. www.keehnfuneralhome.com
BRADLEY, BOBBY JOE "BRAD" Age 83 of Howell, passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2014. He was born August 9, 1931 in Graves County, Kentucky, the son of Noble and Villa Mae (Helfer) Bradley. Beloved husband of the late Patricia Ann (Burr) Bradley (2002) whom he married February 15, 1954 in Detroit; dear father of Robert of Manistee, Linda (Daniel) Halfmann of St. Johns, James of Lansing, Kenneth (Michele) of Howell, John (Tina) of Brighton and David of Howell; grandfather of five and great-grandfather of two; brother of James of Warren and Shirley (Robert) Elliott of Warren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Bradley (8/27/1945). Bobby had retired from Bank One as Vice President of mortgages. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 440 E. Washington Street, Howell where Mass of Resurrection will be held Friday, October 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. (in-state 10 a.m.). Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Scripture service will be 7 p.m. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church for St. Vincent de Paul. Please visit the family's on line guest book at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com
CHUBB CHARLOTTE MARIE Age 90 of Howell, passed away at her home Friday evening, September 26, 2014. Born January 16, 1924 in Port Huron, she was the daughter of Edward and Adelina (Boyak) Richert. A Howell area resident since 1969, Charlotte formerly resided in Port Huron and Lansing. For many years Charlotte served as the administrative secretary for St. Joseph Catholic Church in Howell where she was also an active member. She was also a member of the Quilters Society, loved to travel, read and solve crossword puzzles. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband Donald on April 7, 1996. She was very family oriented and was the loving mother of David Chubb of Howell, Theresa (Mark) Stohlin of Fowlerville and Ned Chubb of Howell. Grandmother of Jennifer (Jeff) Erickson, Daniel Stohlin and Taylor Stohlin. Also survived by her great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Erickson, Jr. and Jaina Erickson; brother, Jack (Virginia) Richert of Port Huron. Visitation Friday, 2 to 4 (rosary 3:30 p.m.) and 6 to 8 p.m. at MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Her memorial service, Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 440 E. Washington St. (at Fowler St.), Howell. Memorial contributions are suggested to Residential Hospice or St. Joseph Catholic Church. Please visit the family's on line guest book at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com
DETWEILER, BONNIE Howell, Michigan Her Legacy Bonnie Detweiler, age 65 passed away, September 30, 2014, at home surrounded by her family. Bonnie was born August 19, 1949 in Pontiac, MI to Burt and Rose Anne (Schweier) Knox. Bonnie married Robert Detweiler on January 11, 1980 in Howell, MI. Bonnie was an employee of Livingston County for over 30 years, a member of Shalom Lutheran Church and choir and the Public Health Administrative Forum. Her Family Bonnie is survived by her husband Robert; and brother, Randall (Shari) Knox; several nieces and nephews and many, many friends. Her Farewell Bonnie's family and friends will gather at Shalom Lutheran Church, 1740 E. M-36, Pinckney, MI on Thursday, October 2 from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. Bonnie's Christian Farewell will be Friday, October 3 at 12 Noon, with gathering beginning at 11 a.m. at Shalom Lutheran Church, Pastor Kurt Hutchens will officiate. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society or Great Lakes Caring Hospice. Please leave a message of comfort to the Detweiler family by calling 1.877.231.7900 or sign her guestbook at borekjennings.com
EAGER, JAMES WILFORD Born January 24, 1943, a native of Howell and long time resident of California, died August 7, 2014 at his home in San Francisco. Mr Eager was a steward for TWA airlines and subsequently own his business, Minute Men Movers, servicing the downtown San Francisco office district providing specialty relocation expertise. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Ford Eager, owners of Eager's Cleaners; his sister Rebecca (nee Eager) Kennedy; and his former wife Janet Soule. Surviving are his sister, Mary Ann Eager; husband, Dennis White; and daughters, Julie and Debbie. A Mass will be offered on Sunday October 5 at 12:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist (original church) celebrated by Rev Rock J. Badgerow. His remains are interred in Lakeview Cemetery.
HAWKENS, LEO R. Age 92, of Brighton, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014. He was born September 11, 1922 in Durand, WI a son of Leo and Marie (Cebe) Hawkens. On September 6, 1947 he married Dorothy A. Kunert who preceded him in death on May 24, 1979. Leo enjoyed repairing cassette players for the Library of the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Washington DC, Michigan Libraries in Lansing, and Oakland Counties after his retirement in 1982. He developed methods, tools, and trained new volunteers to repair these machines. Leo enjoyed trap shooting and fly fishing prior to his vision impairment. He was a member of numerous organizations including: A.A.R.P, VFW Post 4357, American Legion Post 235, NRA, 8th Air Force Historical Society, MI Trap Shooting Association, Howell Gun Club, Birmingham Gun Club, Fateranal Order of Eagles Motor City Post, Telephone Pioneers, Visually Impaired & Blind in Livingston County, Brighton Senior Center, and the Howell Senior Center. Surviving are his 2 sons: Galen (Linda) and Glenn; granddaughter Julie (Fred); and brother Clifford (Carol). He was preceded in death by his son, Bruce in 2011. Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Michigan Library for the Blind, PO Box 3007, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48909. Please visit Leo's Book of Memories at www.keehnfuneralhome.com
LANDRUM, CODY C. of Pinckney, Michigan, Age 29, died Wednesday morning October 1, 2014. Cremation rites have been accorded. Open house 6-8 PM Friday, October 3rd at Shelters Funeral Home Pinckney, MI.
LOVE, ROBERT LINCOLN A celebration of life honoring Robert (Bob) Lincoln Love will be held Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at the Dearborn Country Club, 800 North Military, 5 p.m.- 8 p.m.
MARKELL, MARY M. Hamburg Township, Michigan Her Legacy... Mary Markell, age 80, passed away September 24, 2014 in Hamburg Twp, MI. She was born on July 13, 1934 in Milford, MI to Richard and Margaret (Moorton) Reid. She married Albert Markell on September 12, 1953 in Milford. Mary was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dexter, MI. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Her Family... Mary is survived by her children, Julia (Thomas) Perkins of Orange Park, Florida, Ronald (Susan) Markell of Mancelona, MI, Sheryl (Eric) Becker of Lorain, Ohio, Theresa (Thomas) Flores of Hamburg Twp., MI; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Rose (John) Ingles of Louisiana. Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Albert; son, Donald; mother, Margaret; father, Richard; brother, Richard; and granddaughter, Alaina. Her Farewell... Mary's Memorial Mass will be on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 11 a.m. with a gathering beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of service at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 6805 Mast Road, Dexter, MI 48130. Father Brendan Walsh will serve as celebrant. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Please leave a message of comfort to the Markell family by calling 1-877-231-7900 or sign the guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.
BOOTH, MARY ELLEN Age 77 of Fowlerville, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014 with her family by her side. She was born July 25, 1937 in Howell, the daughter of Thelma and RC Booth, sister of Anna Brown and Bonnie Harvey. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Thelma; husband, Clifford Booth, Sr., sons, Clifford Booth, Jr. and Steven Gary Booth. She is survived by her children, Donald Booth, Betty Coveyou, Tina (Joe) Piper, Bob (Linda) Booth and Joseph Booth. She is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements by MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Please sign the family's online guestbook at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com (517-546-2800).
HOBOLTH, HAYES "CARL" MAJOR Age 83, of Fowlerville, died September 28, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday October 2 at Tyrone Covenant Presbyterian Church, 10235 White Lake Road, Fenton. Pastor James Mascow officiating. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Blanc. Visitation will be held 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek, and 10 a.m. until time of service at the church on Thursday. Those desiring may make contributions to Tyrone Covenant Presbyterian Church or Genesee Christian School Mr. Hobolth was born October 15, 1930 in Imlay City, the son of Carl and Bereniece (Major) Hobolth. He married Viola Alexander in Martinez, CA. on October 18, 1951. He was a veteran of the USAF serving in the Korean War. He was a graduate of Michigan State University, with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering. Mr. Hobolth retired from GM Proving Grounds, Milford, Defense Department, Warren, and Michigan Scientific, Milford. He was a member of Tyrone Covenant Presbyterian Church. Surviving are: wife, Viola; son, Michael (Vicki) Hobolth and their son, Christopher; daughter, Sandra (Daniel) Carpenter and their children, Abigail, Mitchell and Enoch; daughters-in-law, Christina (Steve) Raemisch, and their children, Eliana, Jonathan, Max, Victoria and Reagan; Traci (Richard) Hopper. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Tom and Ron; two children in infancy, Janice Marie and David. Tributes may be shared on the obituaries page at: www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
LOVE, ROBERT LINCOLN A celebration of life honoring Robert (Bob) Lincoln Love will be held Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at the Dearborn Country Club, 800 North Military, 5 p.m.- 8 p.m.
RUSHAK, JAMES NICHOLAS "JIM" Age 71, passed away September 28th, 2014. Jim Rushak is survived by his wife, Janice Rushak, of Linden, MI; his brother, Elmer Rushak (Donna Rushak), of Brighton, MI; his son, James M. Rushak, of White Lake, MI, his daughter, Dolly Collins, of Traverse City, MI, his son, Max Collins (Kathi Collins), of Howell, MI, his daughter Shannon Chapman, of Linden, MI, and his daughter, Janice Redpath (Sonny Redpath), of Okemos, MI; and his 10 grandchildren. Jim was born November 8th, 1942, in Detroit, MI, to Elmer and Martha Rushak. Visitation services will be held on Saturday October 11th, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 10:00 a.m. and a luncheon at 11:15 a.m. The visitation, memorial service and luncheon will all be held at the First United Methodist Church of Howell, 1230 Bower St., Howell, MI 48843, Rev. George Lewis will officiate. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Jim's life. The family would like to thank Rev. Lewis and the church for all of their support during this tough time. In lieu of flowers, donations towards funeral expenses can be made at https://www.youcaring.com/jamesrushak
LAWRENZ, ELIZABETH "BETH" I. Age 97 of Howell, passed away at home on Friday, September 26, 2014. Born in Howell on September 11, 1917, she was the daughter of Bert and Lillian (Smith) Rubbins. A lifelong Howell resident, Beth was a 1933 graduate of Howell High School. She had been employed as a legal secretary in the Livingston County Prosecutor's Office as well as in private practice. Beloved wife of the late Harry W. Lawrenz (March 14, 2008) whom she married on October 2, 1943 in Howell. Dear aunt of Kay (Tom) Sparks of East Lansing and Anne Geissinger of Evansville, Indiana. No services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.
NYGREN, BEATRICE MARLENE Age 77, of Fowlerville, died Friday Sept. 26, 2014 with her family by her side. She was born August 19, 1937 to Lyle E. and Ella Jean (Shafer) Cameron and married Daniel R. Nygren on June 11, 1955. He preceded her in death on June 2, 2004. Beatrice was a 1955 graduate of Fowlerville High School was a cook for Hillcrest and the School for the Blind and loved to read. Surviving are four children: William (Sally) Nygren, Joni (Mark) Krebs, Thomas (Renee) Nygren and Denise (Brian) Knaggs, nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two sisters: Janet Heinrich and Linda Howe, brother: Gary (Gayle) Cameron and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband: Dan and grandson: Danny Krebs. She will be greatly missed. Services 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Niblack Funeral Home with Bea's grandson: Josh Coleman officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Make A Wish. www.niblackfuneralhome.com
SANDERSON, JAMES E. Howell, Michigan His Legacy... James Edward Sanderson, age 46, passed away suddenly September 26, 2014 in Genoa Township, MI. He was born on August 29, 1968 in Battle Creek, MI to James and Janice (Kinney) Sanderson. James was a police officer for 20 years with the Hamburg Township Police where he became a sergeant in 2004. He spent time as a Hamburg Township motorcycle officer, fire arms instructor, and Range Master. He was part of the Livingston and Washtenaw Narcotics Enforcement Team (LAWNET) for two years, and served one year as a DEA task force officer in Detroit, MI. James was an avid motorcycle rider and member of Warthogs. Jim was a devoted father who touched many lives. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. His Family... James is survived by his son, Nick; mother, Janice Gorham; grandparents, Leola "Jerry" Sanderson, Pauline Kinney, and Junior Kinney; siblings, Linda Cosmos, Teresa Gowing, Tim Gorham, Tammy Gorham, Troy Gorham, Terry Gorham, Tracy Gorham, and Brandi Gorham; uncle, Dean (Mary Ann) Sanderson; aunts, Sharon Hollister, Cheryl Hulce, and Brenda Rhrer; and best friends, Mike (Constance) Knieper, Brandon (Kristina) Bullock, and Rob Tramel. James is preceded in death by his father, J. Larry Sanderson, and sister, Misti Gorham. His Farewell... Family and friends will gather 1-8 p.m., Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. His Healing Farewell will begin at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Parish, 10601 Dexter Pinckney Road, Pinckney, MI 48169. Pastor Bill Donahue will serve as celebrant. Memorial contributions are suggested to Nick Sanderson for future designation and education expenses. Please leave a message of comfort to Jim's family by calling 1-877-231-7900 or sign the guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.
WITKOWSKI, THOMAS M. Age 71, born on July 6, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan and died on September 25, 2014 in Hartland, Michigan. Beloved husband of Mary DePizzo-Witkowski. Loving father of Amanda (Michael) Kube. Cherished grandfather of Logan, Cameron, Nicholas, Tristan, Elizabeth, and Gavin. Dear brother of Pamela (Mike) Werwinski and Harry Werwinski. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. (gathering at 10:00 a.m.), at the Highland Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 3295 East Highland Road, Highland, Michigan 48356. Memorials appreciated to the Dearborn Animal Shelter, 2661 Greenfield Rd, Dearborn, MI 48120. Please visit eltonblackandsonhighland.com
BLIGHT, RICHARD H. Age 74 of Brighton, Michigan, passed away at his home Friday, September 25, 2014. He was born April 1, 1940 in Detroit, MI, the son of Samuel H. and Edna B. Blight. Survived by his wife Elaine (Paquette); brother Alan of Howell; sister Alice Blight of Westland; sister-in-law Lois of South Lyon; and several nieces and nephews. Richard was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He retired from AMC/Chrysler after 34 years. He served as an usher at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Brighton, and enjoyed helping his family and friends with many projects. Visitation September 29 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Brighton from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with a scripture service at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 30 at 10:00 a.m. also at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial following Mass at Fairview Cemetery. Memorials contributions are suggested to St. Patrick Endowment Fund or St. Joseph Mercy Hospice. Envelopes are available at the church. Please visit Richard's Book of Memories at www.keehnfuneralhome.com
FARRELL, FRANK E. The Rev. Dr. Farrell, Age 88, passed away on September 25, 2014. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 37 years, Marjorie in 2013, and his parents, William G. and Vera (nee Glanville) Farrell. Frank is survived by his daughters Arlene Ruth (Darryl) Winslow, Janet Mae Garrison and Nancy Garrison (The Rev. Dr. Del) Belcher; grandchildren Rebecca Lee (Daniel) Melvin, Bradley Garrison (Reaksmey) Winslow, Carrie Winslow (Jon) Baker, Jennifer Lee Morin, Stephen Bender, Del (Stephanie) Belcher, IV., Marjorie (Tom) Stemanski, Breaden Belcher, Audrey Farrell (Noah) Thorne, and Julia Belcher; great-grandchildren Margaret, Timothy, Abigail and Andrew Melvin, Ainsley, Reagan, and Harrison Baker, and Lola Mae Morin. Dr. Farrell, ordained in 1961, was a well known scholar, editor and educator in church history. He served as an editor for World Vision and Christianity Today magazines, and as a professor of church history and devotional classics at Simpson College in San Francisco, Nyack College in New York, and Reformed Theological Seminary in both Orlando, FL and Atlanta, GA. A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch and Sons Funeral Home, 600 E. Main Street, Brighton on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 11a.m. with The Rev. Dr. Del Belcher officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Brighton. Friends may gather from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be made in his name to the Benevolence Fund at Pathway Community Church, P. O. Box 1198, Brighton, MI 48116. For further information please phone Lynch & Sons at 810.229.2905 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
FLEENOR, MARY JEAN Age 76 of Brighton, Michigan. Mrs. Mary "Jean" McDonald Fleenor rejoined her husband on September 22, 2014 due to a recently discovered illness. Born April 15th, 1938 in Kingsport, TN to Rev. John and Ina McDonald, Jean's life began humbly on a non-electrified tobacco farm. As her father entered the ministry establishing churches about East TN and VA, Jean experienced much of the region fully, ultimately receiving her degree from East TN Baptist School of Nursing and continued on into that field. Marrying Billy Eugene Fleenor (03/01/32 to 04/24/09) in 1960, "Jean and Gene" moved to Michigan in 1964 where she proudly became a homemaker raising their four children. Returning to nursing in 1982 at U.of M. Hospital, she served as a charge and staff nurse until retiring in 1997 wherein she resumed her work as an accomplished professional artist, photographer and novelist. Jean leaves in mourning her brother Wayne, her children Brad, Jon, Sandy and Chris, their spouses, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. A memorial reception will be held from 4:00-7:00p.m., October 1st at her home. Contact Brad Fleenor at 810-231-4793 for further information. Please visit Jean's Book of Memories at www.keehnfuneralhome.com
HASBROUCK, RUTH JANE 96, of Brighton, Michigan passed away peacefully on September 23, 2014. She was born on July 15, 1918 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Ambrose and Edna Killian. She married Howard Hasbrouck on April 1, 1944. They celebrated 70 wonderful years together. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati in 1941 she earned a Business Administration degree. Ruth taught physical education for many years in Flint, MI. They then moved to Saginaw where she was the Adult Program Director at the YWCA. An avid golfer, she scored a Hole in One and has the trophy to prove it. They were Bocce Ball champions in the retirement community where they lived in Florida. Her volunteer works included the Friends of the Brighton District Library book sales and 15 years at the Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point, Florida. Ruth and Howard retired to Canada Creek Ranch in Atlanta, MI and later moved to Timber Pines in Spring Hill, FL, where they lived for 21 years before moving to Independence Village Brighton Valley in Brighton, MI. Loving to travel to destinations around the world, she took many cruises. In Spring Hill she was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Ruth is survived by her husband Howard; daughter Barbara and her husband Richard Renaud; granddaughter, Charlene and her husband Brian Hieber; great-grandchildren, Morgan, Gracie, Cameron, and Darian. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Friends of the Brighton District Library, 100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI. Ruth will be cremated. A Celebration of Ruth's Life will be held at Independence Village of Brighton Valley on October 26 at noon. A light lunch will be served. Condolence messages may be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEXTON, CAROLYN ANN Of Stockbridge, Michigan, age 71, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, September 22, 2014. She died at home surrounded by her family after an 8 month battle with lymphoma. On May 4, 1963, she married her high-school sweetheart, Lonzy Sexton. Carolyn faithfully raised her family in Milford, MI where she attend Christ Lutheran Church for over 30 years. She openly shared her love of Christ with everyone she met even throughout her last days. She was passionate about people and let her light shine in every circumstance. For the last several years, she was a member of Heart of the Shepherd Lutheran Church in Howell, MI. She is survived by her husband Lonzy; her children: Tonya (James) Sexton-Anderson, Tara (David) Robinson, and Tasha (Jared) Farmer; ten grandchildren; her mother Mary Schuon; her sister Susan (Garry) Cox; her mother-in-law Eunice Sexton, brother-in-law Rick (Pam) Sexton, and sisters-in-law Faye Moran and Charlotte Sexton-Miller, along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Arthur Schuon and her niece Theresa Kull. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at Heart of the Shepherd Lutheran Church in Howell with Pastor Galen Grulke officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the New Day Foundation for Families (www.foundationforfamilies.com). Arrangements by Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Home, Stockbridge.
ELLIOTT, FRED T. November 22, 1933September 19, 2014. In memoriam of our brother, husband, and dad who passed away peacefully at home in Michigan, where he worked for many years as a lineman and general foreman through Detroit Edison's contractors at Harlan Electric. From his youth as a second and first baseman, he retained a steadfast love of baseball throughout his life. We will remember him as a hard-working cheek who thought he was always right, and said the most important thing about baseball was the ball. A memorial service will be held in his home town of Saint John, New Brunswick on a later date (to be announced). He leaves behind brothers Bill and Don, wife Eileen, and daughter Meaghan. He will be missed.
ELLIOTT, THOMAS J. "TOM" Age 66, of Howell, passed away at his home Tuesday, September 23, 2014. He was born October 20, 1947 in Detroit, MI, the son of John M. and Mary Ruth (Lewis) Elliot. Survived by his brothers, John of Colorado, Robert of Howell, James (Debbi) of Howell and David (Billie) of Webberville; also several nieces and nephews. Tom was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a Civil War History buff; amateur photographer; had a great sense of humor and loved making people happy. Tom was a medical facility administrator and had worked at various facilities. He was a good Christian man; member and deacon at Bible Baptist Church, 2258 E. Highland Road, Howell where services will be held Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 12:00 noon (Visitation 10:00 - 12:00 at the Church). Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association. Interment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly Please sign the family's online guestbook at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com
THOMSON, JUDITH KAY Age 75 of Lambertville, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. A Lambertville resident for the past nine years, Judy had been long time resident of the Howell area. Now retired, she had been employed as a certified nurse's aide for several nursing homes in Livingston County. Judy had also served as a volunteer fire fighter for the Hamburg Fire Department and loved to travel. Surviving are her loving children, Kelly Thomson of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Eric Thomson of Lambertville, and Heidi Thomson of Lambertville. Also survived by her grandchildren, Sarah (Josh Blowers) Thomson and Garrett Helle; brother, John (Laura) Bodine of Bradenton, Florida; and her little girl, her dog, Lilly. Memorial service Monday, September 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Memorial contributions are suggested to ProMedica Hospice. Please visit the family's on line guest book at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com.