NICAISE ANN MARIE (NEE MARCUZZI) Age 80. Passed away on February 24. Beloved wife of Gustav for 63 wonderful years. Loving mother of Sandra (Charles) Walker, Diane (Daniel) Rutledge, Timothy (Kimberly Ball) Nicaise, and the late Thomas Michael Nicaise. Treasured grandmother of Drew Walker, Whitney (Joseph) Kearns, Timothy (Edie) Nicaise, Jr., Sarah Nicaise, and Cori Nicaise. Great-grandmother to Lindsay Chase Kearns. Ann was a cherished sister to Ardyth (Sam) Finazzo. Predeceased by parents Antonio and Judith Marcuzzi. She was born on April 2, 1932 in Amherstburg, Canada and retired from General Dynamics with 31 years of service. Her family and friends will miss her dearly. Visitation will be at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk and Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Road (northwest corner of Ryan) Thursday, from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., followed by a burial procession to White Chapel Memorial Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Please share memories with the family at mandziukfuneralhome.com.
NORDHOUSE SR. BEVERLY JANE I.H.M. Age 91. Died February 24, 2013. Beloved sister of Gilbert Austin of Rockford, Illinois, Bill Austin of Sugarland, Texas, Marilyn Breitfeller of Beverly Hills, Florida. Funeral Services on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the I.H.M. Mother House Chapel, Monroe. Memorials to the I.H.M. Retirement Fund. Arrangements by the Rupp Funeral Home, 734-241-9300.
O'CONNOR CYNTHIA Age 58, died February 24, 2013. Beloved wife of Sean. Loving mother of Alex (Rhiannon) Stanuch, Briana (Ian Lokey) O'Connor, and Casey (Brian Blottie) O'Connor. Dear sister of Douglas Poplawski. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins in the Reece and Poplawski families. She was predeceased by her parents Walter Poplawski and Bonnie Reece. Cindy was a retired benefits representative for UAW Local 889. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. In state Thursday 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 15020 Hampton, Grosse Pointe Park. Please share a memory of Cindy at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
PIKULINSKI ANTHONY February 25, 2013. Beloved husband of Patricia. Dearest father of Lynda (Tom) Leventis, Carol (Richard) Ott and Mark. Loving grandpa of Eric and Adam. Dear brother of Regina Rainko. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Thursday from 2-8p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 W. Warren, Dearborn Heights. In state Friday 10:00 a.m. at St. Linus Church until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Share condolences at www.stanleyturowskifuneralhome.com
ROKICKI HENRY P. Age 102, of Northville, passed away February 23, 2013. Beloved husband of Patricia. Loving father of Sally (Dick) Hug, Laurie (Hank) Harvey, and Deanna (the late Noel) DeGaetano. Cherished grandfather of Kristin (Jim) Periard and Noah DeGaetano. Adored great-grandfather of Donnie Periard. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10:30 a.m., in state at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 133 Orchard, Northville. Burial will be held in the spring at Island View Cemetery in Harbor Springs. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Blessed John Paul II Parish, 2730 Caniff Avenue, Hamtramck, MI 48212; please reference St. Ladislaus Church on the check. Online condolences www.casterlinefuneralhome.com.
SHALHOUB MARY LOU Age 79, died February 23, 2013. Beloved wife of Anthony for 55 years. Loving mother of Linda (Steve) Hannah, Laura (Eli) DiDonato-Shapiro and Annette (Tim) Korte. Dear grandmother of seven and step-grandmother of two. Her pride and joy was her family. It is comforting to know that our wife/mother is in the arms of our heavenly father. Visitation Tuesday 4-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-9 p.m., with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Township. Mary Lou will lie in state 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral Mass Thursday 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, 40501 Hayes, Sterling Heights. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Leo's Soup Kitchen. www.kaulfuneralhome.com
SINGLER ANDREW MICHAEL Age 23, of Rochester, died tragically and needlessly on February 23, 2013. Andrew graduated from Stoney Creek High School in 2008 and was in his last semester at Michigan State University, to graduate this coming Spring and then continue to Dental School. He loved playing hockey and soccer as well as shooting, snowboarding, golf, boating and camping. He was loved and admired by hundreds and hundreds of friends who have chosen to remember him with all of their messages on Facebook. He was a pure joy to be around with an infectious smile. He was much loved by his parents, Reeder and Janis Singler, who were so proud of him. He was the cherished brother of Reeder Singler, Aryn (Dan) Maurer, Ryane (Silvia) Singler, and Matthew (fiancé, Melissa) Singler. Proud uncle of Ryane, Lucas, Alanna, and Dallas. Grandson of Helen Russell. Nephew of John (Sue) Singler, Mike Singler and Jim Singler. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo St. in Rochester. His family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME, 322 W. University Drive in downtown Rochester. In lieu of flowers, Andrew's family would greatly appreciate memorial contributions in his name be directed to LITTLE KIDS ROCK, 632 Pompton Ave., Suite 2, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009. www.pixleyfh.com
SLOMSKI ROSE February 22, 2013. Age 96. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Dearest mother of Susan Trese and the late Michael (Providence). Loving grandmother of Carla (Chris) Smith, Joseph (Amanda), Steven (Julie) Trese, Stephanie (Ryan) Warren, and Megan (Zachary) Mack, and great-grandmother of Abby and Sammy Smith, Claire and Jackson Trese, and Michael Slomski. Predeceased by her brother, Edward C. (the late Ann) Bayer. An avid gardener and seamstress, Rose also loved cooking and watching the current cooking shows. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and was particularly joyful that she had the opportunity to see them all this past Christmas. Her legacy of involvement with family and friends will serve as an inspiration to us all. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail), Wednesday from 1-9 p.m. Rosary Service at 7 p.m. In state Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mel Catholic Church, 7506 Inkster Rd. (N. of Warren), until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
VISBICKY JEANNIE (NEE: HALON), February 25, 2013, Age 92 of Troy. Beloved wife of Theodore D. for 25 years. Survived by her daughter Barbara J. (Larry), granddaughters, Veronica Pala (Kris), Teresa Raniszeski, great-granddaughters, Elizabeth and Jacqueline. Also survived by her daughter Beverly Wolk, grandsons, Steven (Jody) and Philip, and great-granddaughter, Courtney. Sister of Stanley Halon and Frances Goff (Bob). Funeral Service Friday 12 Noon at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple and Big Beaver), 248-362-2500. Family will receive friends Thursday 3-8 p.m. Mass cards are appreciated. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
YORK BARBARA J. February 24, 2013. Age 75 of Garden City. Beloved wife of Clifford. Dear mother of Daniel. Loving grandmother of Nathan. Sister of Thelma Bigos. Funeral at the Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland Thursday 10 a.m. Family will receive friends Wednesday 2-9 p.m. Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com.