FARACI VINCENT JAMES "JIMMY" July 30th at age 92. Beloved husband of the late Angeline. Loving father of Peter, Vincent (Leslie), Steven, (Susan), and Mary (Dan) Ellis. Proud grandfather of eight. Also , ten great grandchildren. Dear brother of Peter, Fr. Francis, Frances Spanelli and the late Vita, Ann, Mary, Josephine and infant Peter. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, Sterling Heights. Entombment, Cadillac Memorial Gardens East. Donations to Capuchin Monastery. Jimmy was a 1936 graduate from Miller High School. Also a 1976 retiree from Ford Motor Company. Memories to be shared at www.bcfh.com
GEMBARSKI JAMES S. 74, of Port Austin, MI passed away July 31, 2010. He retired from General Motors after 29 years in data processing. He is survived by his brothers, Julius Gembarski (Betty Horiski)of Warren, MI, Edward (Dianne) Gembarski of Grayslake, Ill, Robert (Tara) of Manchester, MI Nickolas (Darlene) Gembarski of Georgia, Michael (Virginia) Gembarski and Mark (Linda) Gembarski, both of Port Austin, MI. Funeral Mass willl be at 11 a.m. August 5, 2010 at St. Micheal's Catholic Church in Port Austin, MI. with visitation 2-9 p.m. on Wednesday at MacAlpine Gage Chapel, 101 Main St., Kinde, MI.
GLOWACKI KATHLEEN "KITTY" FRANCES Age 63, died Sunday, August 1, 2010 at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Born in Hamtramck, MI, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Stella Smyk. Mrs. Glowacki's passion was her family however; all who she met were the recipients of her gifts and love. She was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Smyk. Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Edward Glowacki of Pawleys Island; daughters, Donna Schmittler and her husband Dwayne, Denise Kingman and her husband Chris and Christine Fraser and her husband Kevin all of Michigan; Babcia to Joshua and Aaron Schmittler, Robyn and Nathan Fraser, Kyle and Logan Kingman; brothers and sisters, James Smyk, Susan Smyk, Corrine Mikulin, Edward Smyk and Marlene Jagoda and many loved nieces, nephews and old friends. A Funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church with Father Patrick Stenson officiating with a visitation one hour prior to service. Family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Pawleys/ Litchfield Chapel with a prayer vigil to be held at 7 p.m. Sign the guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com. Memorial donations may be made to Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, 1633 Waverly Rd. Pawleys Island, SC 29585 or to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Ave. N., Suite 101, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. Goldfinch Funeral Home, Pawleys/ Litchfield Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
HAVENER VIVIAN age 94, August 3, 2010. Beloved wife of Clarence. Dear mother of Ron (Tj) Elliott. Mother-in-law of Sally Elliott. Predeceased by Lyn Graves and Terry Elliott. Stepmother of Ken, Ron, Kerry and Brian Havener, Terri Palmer and Leslie Hagler. Grandmother of 21. Great grandmother of 14. She was a member of Teddy Bear Square and Round Club and Haystack Square and Round Club. Visitation Thursday 2-9pm. Funeral Service Friday 10am at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., (between Ford Road and Cherry Hill). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
JOHNSON WESLEY RALPH Former Garden City resident, age 69, of Foley, Alabama, passed away on July 31, 2010. Beloved husband of Judy Johnson, also survived by daughter, Ginnie Johnson Holloway, and sons, Wesley Johnson, Jr., Steven Sic, Thomas Sic, nine grandchildren, brother, Bill Johnson, and sisters, Louise Sayre and Helen Strombaugh. Retired from Ford Motor Co. after 32 years. USMC Veteran. Visitation Friday 3 p.m to 9 p.m. at Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Rd., Dearborn. Saturday visitation prior to funeral services at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association. Memories to be shared at www.voranfuneralhome.com
KELLY MARY ANN Age 57. August 3, 2010. Loving mother of Kristin and Bryan. Dear sister of Michael Bommarito (Nancy) and Rosanne Brugnoni (Raffael). Loving daughter of John and the late Rose Bommarito. In state Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 12 Noon at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores. Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Michigan 21311 Civic Center Dr., Southfield, MI 48076. ahpeters.com
KOSOSKI PATRICIA A. Of Dearborn. Age 69. August 2, 2010. Beloved wife of 52 years to Frank. Loving mother of Chris (Lynne), Tim (Julienne) and Jeanne (Dan) Trainor. Grandmother of 11 grandchildren. Patricia is survived by five brothers. Visitation at Hackett-Metcalf Funeral Home, 2640 Monroe (near W. Outer Drive), Dearborn, Wednesday 4-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7:30 p.m. In state 9:00 a.m. Friday at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Dearborn Heights until the time of the Mass at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Angela Hospice.
KRAUSS CONSTANCE Age 75, August 1, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Dear mother of Kathleen McAllister, Robert (Diane) Jr., and Lisa (Thomas) Werner. Grandmother of eight. Sister of Jackie Urbanczyk, Jeanette Zajac, Carol Schmidt, Richard Zajac, and the late Eugene Zajac. Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday 10 a.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., (between Ford Road and Cherry Hill). Memorial donations suggested to Capuchin Soup Kitchen. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
KRUG CLIFFORD LEO age 84 of Canton, July 31, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Marie. Loving father of William (Patty), Gregory (Nieves), Kenneth, and Alain (Peggy). Loving grandfather of four. In state Thursday. 10 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 47650 N. Territorial (at Beck) Plymouth. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. and Prayer Service at 7 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Interment Parkview Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Detroit Catholic Central High School or Disabled American Veterans (DAV). To share a memory with the family, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
KUCHARSKI HELEN E. August 1, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Henry. Dearest mother of Ceil Murphy, Sue Lyman (Tom), and Henry (Helga). Grandmother of Karen, Ilene, Jerry, Susan, Kathi, Kevin, Brian, and Stephanie. Great-grandmother of Cody, Kyle, Austin, Kaitlin, Mark, Elliot, Kelly, and Benjamin. Sister of Leo Pilznienski. Visitation Thursday 10 a.m. at St. John Neumann. Mass 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Hedwig. Rosary Wednesday 7 p.m. Visitation Tuesday 3-8:30 p.m. and Wednesday 2-8:30 p.m. at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren, 313-271-2500. www.sajewskifh.com