ABRAMS RICHARD R. Age 81, July 3, 2012 of Livonia. Beloved husband of Dolores. Loving father of Mark and Dennis. Dear brother of Frank (Barbara), William (Nancy), Donald (Doris) and Evelyn (Peter) Kamas. Richard was the retired owner of Abrams Van Lines. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. at R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia and In state at St. Michael Catholic Church, 11441 Hubbard, Livonia Saturday 10 a.m. until Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Please share a memory at www.rggrharris.com
BOWEN DONALD RICHARD September 17, 1936 July 3, 2012. Beloved husband of Jackie; father of Amy (Michael), Bradford (Lisa) and Craig; stepfather of Jerry (Robyn) and Jamie (Charles); grandfather of nine grandchildren; son of Hazel and Richard; brother of Barbara (Stigleman). Mr. Bowen was a 1954 graduate of McKenzie High School in Detroit. Following high school he went to work for General Motors Cadillac Motor Division, and then served 2 years in the United States' Army. Following his military service he returned to General Motors with the Chevrolet Motor Division. He attended General Motors Institute, earning his BSME in 1961; followed by a fellowship at Case Western Reserve from which he earned his MSME in 1963. During his long career with General Motors he held many titles, including Director, General Motors Proving Grounds, and Assistant Chief Engineer for Buick-Oldsmobile-Cadillac Luxury Car Division. Following his retirement from General Motors in 1992, he provided technical assistance and consulting services to various companies through Bowen & Associates. He was a member of the Alpha Tau Iota Honorary Engineering Fraternity, and was a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers for over 50 years. Mr. Bowen was an avid car enthusiast, owning many Corvettes during his life time. He loved boating and water skiing; playing with his dogs, electric trains, remote control toys; and most of all he loved his family. Funeral Friday 10 am at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Entombment Glen Eden Memorial Park. Memorial Contributions may be made to Angela Hospice or Greyhound Retirement Adoption Care and Education (G.R.A.C.E). www.mccabefuneralhome.com
CAIRNS THOMAS J. Age 86; July 5, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Mary Rita (nee LePage). Dearest father of Thomas J. Jr. (Sandra). Loving grandfather of Michele (James) Card and Eric (KariAnn) DeBolt and great-grandfather of Brittany, Eric, Andrew and Isabella. Dear brother of Patricia O'Connor, Frank Cairns, Joanne Ekin and the late John Cairns. He proudly served in the Air Force during WWII and Korea and was a member of the Men of the Sacred Heart and the Grosse Pointe Senior Men's Club. Visitation Sunday 2-7 p.m. with prayers 6 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Inc., 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Park. Funeral Monday; In state 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, 157 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchins or the Alzheimer's Association. Light a candle and share a memory at: www.verheyden.org
DURR DONALD age 72, passed July 3, 2012. Loving husband of 45 years of Shirley; father of Sharon (Lance) Morden, Leslie (Michelle) and Don; grandpa of Jonathan (Samantha), Sara and Hailey Morden and Patrick and Leslie Dixon and great-grandpa of Caiden, Addison and Jonathan Morden, Jr. Visitation Thursday, July 5, from 5-9 p.m. and Friday 2-9 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Don will lie in-state Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass, 10 a.m., at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 21100 Madison St., St. Clair Shores. Share a memory at KaulFuneralHome.com.
GREENWALD JEAN Beloved wife of Arthur Greenwald passed away on Friday June 29, 2012. She is survived by her brother Seymour Blustein, sister Edith Marlowe, granddaughter Lori Marvin, two great grandchildren, several adoring nieces, nephews and loving family. Jean was predeceased by her loving son Paul. Memorial Service Sunday, July 8th at Temple Shir Shalom of West Bloomfield at 4:00 pm. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of your choice.
KLEIN EDWARD "EDDIE" Age 61. July 4, 2012. Beloved wife of Deborah. Proud father of Sandra Newell, James (Shirley), Angela Adams and Matthew. Step-father of Amira Mansour, Fatima Mansour and Ali Mansour. Loving son of Esther and the late Edward. Dear papa of Joshua, Melinda, Nicole, Brittany, Luke, Sierra, Mason and Jacob. Great-grandfather of Cash. Brother of Sharon (Patrick) Hagen, Deborah (Dr. Kenneth) Granke and the late William. Visitation Saturday 6-8 p.m. and Sunday 3 p.m. until the time of the funeral at 6 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E. of Woodward), Royal Oak. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Waterford. Memorial contributions to MI AFL-CIO, Michigan Humane Society or Henry Ford West Bloomfield, Dept. of Radiation Oncology are appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
KNITTEL SUE ANN (NEE CHANEY) of Detroit and Farmington Hills, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2012 after a three year battle with colon cancer. She left this world just as she lived: with grace and a sweet spirit. She will be eternally cherished by her daughters Julie Pieri and Lisa Knittel, and her son Dennis Knittel, and her sons-in-laws Desmond Pieri and Robert Howell, and her daughter-in-law Jill Knittel. She is preceded in death by her beloved son Todd and her devoted husband Gerald Knittel. She is the cherished grandmother of Devan and Jesse Knittel, Dane, Gray, and Carl Pieri, and Killian Howell. Sue is the adored sister of Todd and Sally Chaney, and predeceased by her loving brother Tom. Faith, friends and family were Sue's abiding passions. This quote from Katrina Kenison, the author of "The Gift of an Ordinary Day," captures Sue Knittel's way of living: "There's a beauty in cultivating an appreciation for what we already have." A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday July 12 at McClumpha Park Pavilion, 46640 Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth, MI. In lieu of flowers, please direct donations in honor of Sue Knittel to Angela Hospice, 14100 Newburgh Road, Livonia, MI 48154.
KNUTSON RENEE' ELIZABETH Of Troy, formerly of Columbiaville, age 49, died Monday, July 2, 2012 at her residence. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m., Monday, July 9, 2012 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 1227 East Bristol Road, Burton, Father Steve Anderson officiating. Cremation will take place following the Mass. Visitation 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, Flint. A Vigil Service will be held 7 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home. Renee' will be at the church 10 a.m. Monday until the time of the Mass. Renee' was born in Flint on April 23, 1963 and married Rod Knutson on September 24, 2004. Renee' will be remembered as a devoted and loving wife, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. Her love of animals and passion for her pets had no boundaries. She will be forever missed. Surviving are husband, Rod; mother, Martha Bories; brother, Darren (Cindy) Harris, sister, Lesley (Dean) Scalise, and brothers, Blair Bories and Jason Harris; nieces and nephews, Chelsea, Brandon, Rachel and Vincent. She was preceded in death by her father, William "Bill" Harris, grandmother, Evelyn Walsh and grandfather, Mallen Walsh. Your condolences may be shared with the family at swartzfuneralhomeinc.com
Kucinski Zigmund July 2, 2012. Age 92. Loving husband of Jeanne (nee Watson) and the late Frances (nee Stodol). Dear father of Patricia (Raymond Kaye) Ott, Carolyn Foreman, James (Marlene) Kucinski, Daniel (Linda) Kucinski and step-father of Eileen (Paul) Horbal, Kathleen Watson, Maryleen (Lenny) Schweitzer, Tim Watson, Patrick Watson and Dennis (Laura) Watson. Loving grandfather of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation Sunday 4-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. In state Monday at 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Ronald Church, 17701 Fifteen Mile Road (East of Garfield) Clinton Township. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Henry Ford Hospice. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
LAPERRIERE PATRICIA MARY Age 82, July 4, 2012. Loving daughter of the late Russell and Helen Laperriere. Dear sister of Noreen Kibat, the late John (Betty) Laperriere and her late nephew Paul Laperriere. Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 1:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with Scripture Service at 7:00 p.m. the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236. Funeral Saturday at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 20955 Bournemouth, Harper Woods, MI., 48225; in state 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674 ahpeters.com
LEACH BETTE J., age 80, July 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Roy W. Leach. Loving mother of Ray "Bud" (Melissa) Berns, Cheryl (Matt) Agosta, Judy (Bob) Poff, Debbie Berns and David Berns. Cherished grandmother of Amy, Becca (Ryan), Jenna, Derrick, Chris, Kirt, Michelle (Nick), Nicole, Shelby and great-grandmother of Sofia Marie. Sister of Jacqueline. Close friend of Joe "Pepe" Bommarito. Also survived by loyal canine Ben. Funeral Service Saturday 12 Noon at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr at Masonic (13 ½ Mile Rd.), Warren. Visitation Friday 2 to 9pm. Memorial contributions to American Heart Association and Michigan Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. ahpeters.com
MARCH SOPHIE J. July 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late John. Dearest mother of Edward (Gail) and James (the late Patricia Jane). Grandmother of Anne Marie March (Gilles Doumy), Allison Barrientos (Richard), Christina, Elizabeth Coker (Brian) and Victoria Carwile (Alan). Leaves six great-grandchildren. Sister of Edward Karas (Sharon). Visitation Saturday 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels. Mass 10 a.m . Interment St. Hedwig. Rosary Friday 7 p.m. Visitation Thursday 5-8 p.m. and Friday 12-8 p.m. at the Sajewski Funeral Home Inc. 19111 W. Warren. 313-271-2500. www.sajewskifh.com
McEVOY JOAN F. 83, July 3, 2012. Beloved wife of the late James. Loving mother of the late Mark and Miles. Dear grandmother of David Pierno, Natalie Halaczkiewicz, Anthony and Domonic Pierno. Also survived by great grandchildren, Kaya and Luciya and brother Robert Morris. Visitation 3:30 -8 p.m. Friday, July 6 at Gendernalik Funeral Home, 35259 23 Mile Rd., New Baltimore. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.
McMURTRIE ROBERT E. June 29, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family. Age 72. Husband of Lucy. Father of Rob (Amy Vanderhorst), David (Rachel) and Elisabeth. Grandfather of five. Brother of Carol Jennings (Bill). Uncle of Debbie Cullen (Jack) and the late Nancy Ann Jennings. Memorial Mass Saturday 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 13500 Oak Park Blvd. (at Coolidge), Oak Park. Visitation at church begins at 10 a.m. Memorial tributes to Hospice of Michigan, Otsego Memorial Hospital, Capuchin Soup Kitchen or Christ the King Catholic Church, Detroit. A.J. Desmond & Sons 248-549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
NOWAK JAMES A. July 3, 2012. Beloved husband of Christine. Dearest father of Kevin (Tammie) and Jillian. Loving Dziadzia of William. Dear brother of Michael (the late Anne) and Thomas (Paula). Dear brother-in-law of Walter (the late Judie) Kieltyka. Family will receive friends Thursday from 5-8 p.m. and Friday from 1-8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 W. Warren, Dearborn Heights. Instate Saturday 9:30 a.m. at St. Valentine Church until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Family request memorial donations to Angela Hospice. Share condolences at www.stanleyturowskifuneralhome.com
ODOM ESTHER J. July 3, 2012, age 85. Beloved wife of the late Hubert. Dear mother of Robin Jourdan (Jerome), Carol Lynden (Mark) and the late Hal. Loving grand-mother of Samuel, Daniel, Mary, Michael, James, Hannah, Angela and Sarah Lynden. Funeral Saturday 10 a.m. from the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. www.howepeterson.com
OLAH ROBERT T. July 4, 2012. Age 83. Loving husband of Lois A. Dearest father of David (Anne), Mary Sacco, Robert (Beth), James and the late: Jeanne (John) Weeks. Brother of the late James. Grand- father of Jessica, Angela, Tiffany, Nick, Heather, Kelly, Josh, Rachel, Daniel, Christopher, Jackie, Taylor, Brendan, Michael, Emily, Katie and Tracy. Great-grandfather of Ava, Connor and Jacob. Resting at L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (at Ann Arbor Trail) Sunday, 2-9 p.m. Scripture Service Sunday 7 p.m. In State Monday 10:30 a.m. at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 27101 W. Chicago (at Inkster Rd.) Until time of Mass at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to Angela Hospice. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
PEEK CASPER FRANKLIN (SONNY) Age 83 of Detroit Michigan passed away Friday June 29th of 2012. Beloved husband of Thelma Peek. Loving father of Reese, Michael Henderson, James Dana Henderson and Casper Peek III. Cherished by many family members and friends. Memorial Services will be Saturday July 7, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, 18700 James Couzens, Detroit.
PISARSKI ROSE A. Age 89, passed away on July 4, 2012. Beloved wife of Robert for 63 years. Loving mother of Elaine (John) Hill, Renee (Donald) Thurman, David Pisarski, Dennis (Alisa) Pisarski and Donald (Debbie) Pisarski. Grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of eight. Visitation for Mrs. Pisarski will be Friday from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, 3801 18 Mile (NW corner of Ryan). Funeral Service Saturday, In state 9:30 a.m. with Mass at 10:00 a.m., St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, 38750 Ryan Road (south of 17 Mile). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. View online guestbook at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com
QUACKENBUSH LEONA Age 93 July 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Russell. Loving mother of Edith (Charles) Salyer. Grandmother of Allen (Äny), Virginia (Ray) Cicotte, Tracy (April) and Rob (Rachelle). Great-grandmother of Brandon, Jonathan, Keena, Dylan and Callie. Sister of Vernon (Jeanette) Maxey. Visitation Saturday 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. funeral service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
ROWE JAMES CALVIN July 4, 2012. Born to Ernie A. and Merle (Polkinghorne) Rowe on January 8, 1935, in Highland Park, Michigan. Preceded in death by his father, mother, and brothers Robert and Gilbert Rowe. Loving husband of Patricia (Iles) Rowe for 54 years. Devoted father of Judith (William) Connell, Diane Rowe, and Douglas (Holly) Rowe. Cherished grandfather to Jennifer, Ryan, Jessica, Nicole, and Lindsay. Dear Uncle to his nieces and nephews. He was a longtime employee of the Detroit Public Schools. He was a good-hearted man with a great sense of humor. He was always singing or whistling, and he brought a smile to everyone around him. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held at Gramer Funeral Home, (705 N. Main St. Clawson, MI. 48017) on Friday, 2-9 p.m. Funeral Service at Gramer Funeral Home Saturday 11 a.m. Burial will take place at Oakview Cemetery in Royal Oak. For on-line condolences visit www.gramerfuneralhome.com
RUNDE VIRGINIA STALLMAN February 12, 1929 - July 4, 2012. Loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Preceded in death last year by her loving husband of 60 years, Donald. Loving mother of Susan (Richard) Peludat, Brian, Cathy (Dana) Harlan, Cynthia (Mark) Monohon, Paul (Kristen Wallace), and David (Stacy). Loving grandmother of Jennifer (nee Sweet) Kaser, Tony Sweet, Matthew, Michelle, Vladi, and Sasha Runde, Callie and Joshua Harlan, Nicholas Niewolak, Heather Monohon, Cheyenne and Sequoia Wallace, Brittany and Megan Lea and Ashley Runde. Great-grandmother of Tyler, Genevieve and Isabell Harlan. She was a wife of noble character, (Proverbs 31 10:31), a talented stained glass artist, cake decorator and candy maker. She was a volunteer at St. Mary's of Royal Oak's "Clothes Closet" for several years and served in sacristy duty. She had a wonderful sense of humor- all the days of her life. She loved to travel with Don, be near the water, to listen to music, dance, fish, and garden. Mostly, she loved spending time with her family, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren who will all miss her terribly. She loved life and the Lord. May she rest, pain free in the arms of our Lord. Visitation Friday 3- 8 p.m. at the Wm Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 West Eleven Mile Road (4 Blks. E. of Woodward) Royal Oak with prayers 7pm. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 730 S. Lafayette Royal Oak until time of mass 10 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Please share a memory at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
SANSKY MIRIAM Beloved Daughter of the late Mayer and Tillie Sansky. Dear sister of the late Harold Sansky. Also survived by cousins, friends Arnold and Elaine Shifman and other dear friends and special caring physician of 50 years Dr. Stanley Levy. Miriam served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a decorated captain. Graveside services Friday 1:30 p.m. at Hebrew Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL (248) 543-1622. www.hebrewmemorial.org
SHEFFER VIRGINIA M. Age 94. July 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Harry Sheffer. Loving mother of Michael H. (Bernice) Brown. Dear grandmother of Stephanie Copeland, Michael P. Brown, Meaghan (Ryan) Rudnicki and Kathleen (Bradley) Thomson. Great-grandmother of five. Visitation Saturday 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd., Livonia. Memorial contributions may be made to Angela Hospice.
SHOWALTER VINCENT of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beloved husband for 59 years of Margaret (Babington) Showalter; Loving father of Sarah, Susan (John Kudlik), Peggy Anne (Rick Malady), and Mary Beth (Howard Hubert); Son of the late Vincent DePaul Showalter and Sarah Mooney. Proud grandfather of Beth Anne and Jason Brokenbek, Alexander Kudlik, Annemarie and Sean Malady, and Max, Alex and Molly Hubert. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and good friends. Born in Braddock, Pennsylvania, Vince grew up in Detroit, Michigan where he attended Sacred Heart Seminary and the University of Detroit. He served honorably in the US Navy, Pacific Theater, during World War II. A man of boundless energy and varied interests, he owned Fire Fighter Sales & Service Company, Inc. as well as several other businesses. He operated a cattle farm in Butler County, wintered in Trinity, Florida, collected cars, tractors and a wide variety of interesting friends from all walks of life. His generosity knew no bounds. His family and friends who loved him dearly will forever miss his witty sense of humor and huge heart. To be teased by Vince was to be loved by Vince. Surely, there is more laughter in heaven since his arrival there! Friends will be received Sunday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at T.B. DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, Ross Twp., 806 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15229. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John Neumann Church on Monday, July 9 at 10 a.m. Contributions in memory of Vince can be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
SIENKIEWICZ PHYLLIS E. July 3, 2012, age 79 of Plymouth. Loving wife of the late Richard. Beloved mother of Gary (Carol), Sue Schneider, and Judy (Keith) Schooley. Dear sister of Margaret (Andy) Pesonen. Proud grandmother of seven and great- grandmother of five. Also survived by two nieces and one nephew. Visitation Sunday, July 8, 2012 2-8 p.m. with 6 p.m. Rosary at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road, (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. In state Monday, July 9, 2012 10 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. John Neumann Church, 44800 Warren Road, Canton. Internment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. To share a memory please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
SIMS JOSEPH L. July 4, 2012, Age 84. Beloved husband of the late Joan Sims. Dear father of Kathleen Pyszora (Michael), Patricia Sims Sunisloe (Bryan), Audrey DiFranco (Tom), and Mark Sims. Loving grandfather of Christopher Pyszora (Christie), Jennifer Zager (Matthew), Amy and Stephen DiFranco, Justin Haxer, and Amanda Beadle. Brother of Marg LaLonde, Charles Sims, and Frances Waters. Visitation Sunday 2-9 pm with Scripture service 7 pm at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods. In state Monday 11:30 am until time of funeral Mass 12 noon at St. Paul on the Lake 157 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. ahpeters.com
SOULLIERE NANCY LOUISE Age 82, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 1, 2012 at her residence. Nancy was born October 22, 1929 in Peck, Michigan the daughter of Freeland and Maude (Bower) Wheeler. Funeral service will take place Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, Inc. Visitation will be Friday, July 6, 2012, 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. from the Stocking Funeral Home. Those planning a memorial contribution may wish to consider Harrison Senior Citizens, 3821 Grant Ave., Harrison, MI. To share an online condolence please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com
SPEARMAN WILLIAM H. "BILL" Spearman, age 78, died July 3, 2012. He retired from Detroit Edison after 42 years and later ITC. Survived by his life partner, Amal Marie Spearman; his children, Billy Spearman, Karen Carrier and Sharen Fillinger; his grandchildren, Todd Carrier, Bill and Eric Spearman, Jennifer and Jonathan Fillinger and one great-grandson, Jayce Spearman. Visitation is Saturday at the Lee-Ellena Funeral Home, 46530 Romeo Plank Road, Macomb Twp., from 1 until 4 p.m with the Funeral Service at 4 p.m. Please leave a memory at lee-ellenafuneralhome.com
TEMEROWSKI BENEDICT J. Age 70, July 4, 2012. Cherished husband of Mary Ellen, and dear father of Michael (Dawn) Temerowski, Sharon Temerowski, Brian (Shawn) Temerowski, Janice Temerowski (Markus Irwin), and Lynn Temerowski. Loving Papa of Aleea, Ryan, and Collin. Visitation for Mr. Temerowski will be held Friday from 3-9 p.m. at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile). Evening Scripture Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com
WALTERS ELSIE RUTH Age 87. Loving wife of Frank. Beloved mother of Frances (David) Monroe, Edward (Connie Cummings), Marian (Randy) Gonsior, Michael (Stacy) and Joseph. Grandmother of seven. Visitation to take place at the Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, Canton Chapel, 45100 Warren Rd. (between Sheldon and Canton Center), on Friday from 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary Service. Funeral Service to be conducted at St. Thomas a'Becket Catholic Church, 555 South Lilley Rd. (just south of Cherry Hill), on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with a 10 a.m. in state. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Angela Hospice. www.neely-turowski.com.
WYGONIK GENEVIEVE NANCY July 4, 2012. Age 91. Predeceased by her devoted and loving husband Albin. Dear mother of Judge Richard (Adrenne M.) Wygonik and the late David Wygonik. Sister of Jean Smereka Bahro of Ottawa Canada and the late George, Harry and William Smereka and Martha Smereka Moore. Godmother of Kenneth Moore Jr.. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Lifetime Member of St. Barbara Church - Dearborn. Member of Christian Mothers of St. Barbara, KofC L.O.T.A, St. Clement Activities Club and St. Alphonsus Social Club. Fordson High School Graduate 1939. Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home, 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn (mcfarlandfoss.com) Friday 3-8 p.m. with Rosary 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 a.m. at St. Barbara Church with visiting beginning at 9:30 a.m. Burial Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations requested to Alzheimer's Association or Arbor Hospice.
ZMUDA STANLEY A. Age 88, July 5, 2012 preced ed in death by his wife Martha. Father of Frank, Cynthia, Antoinette, William (Lynda), Paul (Tanya) and Janice (Jim) Damron. Grandfather of Mary Beth, Steven and Jimmie Joe. He was a decorated WWII veteran who received the Silver Star. Visitation Saturday, July 7, 2012 12-5 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 Telegraph Rd., Taylor, MI 48180. www.howepeterson.com