DAVIS GERALD JOSEPH JR. Age 50. Jerry Davis Jr. died on January 12, 2011, after battling a long illness. He is the beloved son of Tracie Addabbo and Jerry (Cassie) Davis Sr. Loving brother of Joyce Davis, step-brother of Joseph Davis and uncle of Ashley Rossi. Arrangements by Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Pkwy (16 Mile Rd.).
DELISE CAROLINE G. Age 85; January 17, 2011. Beloved aunt of Bernadette Lindquist (Eric), Grace Cracchiolo, Phyllis DeMars (Greg) and Peter T. Cracchiolo (Camille). Twelve grand nieces and nephews and three great-grand nieces and nephews. Sister of the late Connie Cracchiolo. Sister-in-law of Peter J. Cracchiolo. Visitation 5-8 pm Thursday at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd, Grosse Pointe Woods. Scripture service 7 pm. In state at St. Joan of Arc Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores from 9:30 am Friday until Mass at 10 am. Entombment Resurrection. ahpeters.com .
DEVENEY CLAIRE M. Age 91, January 14, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Loving mother of Ellen (Robert) Dael, Janice Chapoton, and Sheila (Roger) Jacobs. Proud Nana of nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Dear sister of Jeanne (Josiah) Kirby, and J. Peter Griffin. Celebration of Life Visitation on Saturday at St. Matthias Church, 12509 Nineteen Mile Rd. (btwn. Schoenherr & Clinton River Rd.) Sterling Heights from 11:30 a.m. until time of Mass 12:30 p.m. Interment at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI. Family request donations to Michigan Humane Society or Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Please share a memory at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
DIVETTA DORIS N. January 18, 2011 age 81 of Wayne. Beloved wife of the late Roy. Dear mother of Debra (Larry) Mosher and Lynne (Pat) Allen. Loving grandmother of Zack, Chelsea, Nick, Kasie, Kalli and Alexa Allen. Funeral Friday 11:30 a.m. at the Uht Funeral Home 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland, MI. Family will receive friends Thursday 1-9 p.m. Family requests memorials to Michigan Humane Society. Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com
DOCKERY HENRY C. Age 87, January 16, 2011, of Canton. Loving father of Thomas, Dennis, and James (Cathy). Dear brother of Hubert. Also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at 10 a.m., in-state at 9:30 am at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 31530 Beechwood, Garden City. Visitation Wednesday 5-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 31551 Ford Rd., Garden City. Please sign the on-line guestbook at rggrharris.com
DOYLE GERTRUDE Age 85. Wife of the late Barney. Dear mother of Nancy Doyle, Cindy Doyle, Jim (Ellen) and Bill. Grandmother of Owen and Miriah. Leaves five sisters and one brother. Visiting Friday 3-8 pm with Rosary at 7pm at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (Between 6-7 Mile). In state Monday 10am until 11am Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment in the church cemetery in Riggsville, MI.
DUFFY JAMES J. Age 93, January 18, 2011. Cherished husband of Edna. Loving father of Paul (Linda) and Donald (Grace). Beloved grandpa of Erica (Matthew) Voss, Amy, Patrick, Heather (Rob) Wilton and Matthew. Visitation Thursday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 30650 Six Mile, Livonia. In state Friday 10 a.m. with funeral service 11 a.m. at the church. Interment Oakland Hills Cemetery. Please share a message with the family at www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
FEKETE ROBERT R. Age 85. January 16, 2011, of Riverview. Beloved husband of Wilma. Loving Father of Mark (Roberta), Eric, and the late Gregory. Dearest grandfather of Rachel, Jessica, and Jacob. Dear great-grandfather of Cole and Jonah. Brother of James (Paula). Visitation Wednesday, January 19, 6 - 9 p.m., Thursday, January 20, 12 - 9 p.m. Service Friday, January 21 11 a.m., John Molnar Funeral Home, 14032 Northline Road, Southgate. www.molnarfuneralhome.com
FLECHSIG JACK M. Age 88 January 17, 2011. Beloved husband of Constance. Loving father of Kristin (Gregory) Myers, Lisa Sabo, Jan Flechsig, Marc (the late Wanda) Flechsig, Heidi (Joseph) Moloney, Jeremy Flechsig, Andrew Flechsig, and Peer Flechsig. Grandfather of Megan (Scott) Kortlandt, Lauren Myers, Beth, Garth and Celia Sabo, Brenna, Audrey, and Katie Moloney and Leigh, Jack, and Lilly Flechsig. Funeral at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Saturday 11am. Friends may visit Friday 3-8pm. Memorials may be made to the Charity of Donor's choice. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
FRASER ANNA MAE Age 93. January 18, 2011. Survived by son, Raymond Fraser. Devoted grandmother of Carrie (Greg) Harla, Brian (Angela) Fraser, and Mark (Amy) Fraser. Cherished great grandmother of Anna, Kathleen, Jack, Amelia, and Landon. Dear sister of Rosemary (Jack) Herrington and Eddie (Arlene) Keenan. Memorial Service Sunday 4 p.m. at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave., Downtown Farmington (1 blk. W. of Farmington Rd.). Visitation Sunday 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. www.thayer-rock.com
GIBBINGS EDWIN A. 94, of Livonia, January 14, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Harriet (d. 1986). Loving father of Patricia (Milt) Field and David (Pamela). Proud grandfather of Michael Graham, James Graham, Laura Graham, Jennifer Gibbings, Gordon Gibbings, Timothy (Betsey) Womack and Michelle Womack. Great grandfather of Jonathan Graham, Jennifer Graham, Aidan Graham, Jordan McKeith and Reese Womack. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place at a later date. Arrangements by Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). heeney-sundquist.com.
GLASER BARBARA ANN Age 72. Passed away peacefully on January 14, 2011. Born on February 24, 1938, Barbara was a 35 year resident of Livonia. Preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Eleanor Senkowski; and John (former husband). Loving mother of Kathleen A. Swan, Michael A. Glaser, William S. Glaser, and Mary E. Messer (Denzil). Barbara leaves behind her brother Ronald Senkowski (Mary Ann) and sister Mary Ellen Pollock (Ed), and many other close family members. Barbara was grandmother of eight, Danielle Messer (Timothy), Christine Swan, Ryan and Adam Glaser, John Douglas, Nicholas, and Matthew Root and Christopher Messer and a great-grandmother of Lillian and Anabella Messer and Jayden and Jaycee Root. Barbara will also be greatly missed by James Woods, William Swan, and Denzil L. Messer and John Jr. Root. The family wants to express their heartfelt thanks to Livonia Nursing Home for taking care of Barbara, as one of their own. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to American Heart Association would be greatly appreciated. In state 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Theodore Catholic Church, 8200 N. Wayne (N. of Warren), until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
GORMAN LaVERNE Age 88, January 18, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dearest mother of Linda (Jim) Hoey, Thomas (Sharon), Karen (Paul) Clancy, and Joanne (David) Goodison. Loving grandmother of eight, and great-grandmother of five. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Fabian Catholic Church, 32200 W. 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
HAISCH JACK Age 60. January 17, 2011. Beloved husband of Kathy for 34 years. Loving father of Eric (Virginia) and Michael (Amber). Dear brother of Carol (Tom) Harrington, Frank (Mary), Byrne (Kathy) Moy, many brothers and sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews. Donations preferred to Toys for Tots. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. with Marine Honors and sharing of memories 7:00 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Friday 11:30 a.m. until 12:00 Noon funeral service at St. Mark Catholic Church (4401 Bart, Warren - east off Ryan between 9 & 10 Mile Rds.). Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
HUTSON JACK W., January 17, 2011, Age 98. Jack was born in Tuscola, IL, and lived most of his life in Royal Oak, MI. Loving husband of the late Helen. Father of Michael (Kathy), Jack C. (Sue) and Richard (Cathy). Grandfather of six and great-grandfather of 10. Jack was enthusiastic about life. He was an avid golfer, skier, pilot, painter, woodworker, tilter of windmills and builder of articles that weighed too much to move. He was a member of Red Run Golf Club and the Royal Oak Exchange Club. He was the oldest surviving past-president of the Oakland County Bar Association, and was often described having the demeanor of a Bantum Rooster in the courtroom. He was the first city attorney for Troy, and wrote its charter. Services will be private. Memorial tributes to Oakland County Bar Foundation. A.J. Desmond & Sons 248-362-2500 View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
JOHNSON RUTH E., January 16, 2011, 91, of Livonia. Born in Crystal Falls, MI, Ruth is survived by her children, Patrick (Karen), Susan Fritsch, Karen (Steven) McCauley, Thomas and Robert (Sandy). She is also survived by her loving grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, her son, Gary, and son-in-law, Steve Fritsch. Funeral Mass Friday, January 21, 10 a.m. (in state 9 a.m.) at St. Priscilla Catholic Church, 19120 Purlingbrook Road (N. off 7 Mile Rd., between Middlebelt and Merriman), Livonia. Interment Glen Eden Memorial Park, Livonia. Memorial tributes suggested to Raybrook Manor, 2121 Raybrook SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49546, (616-235-5002), hollandhome.org. Arrangements entrusted to the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, downtown Farmington (248-474-5200 or heeney-sundquist.com).
KAPELANSKI STANLEY E. Age 91. January 18, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Genevieve T. Stanley was like a father to Kathryn J. Rybiski and grandfather to Heather, Michael, Hannah, Zachary and Summer. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Proud Army Veteran and POW of WWII. Visitation Friday, 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with Parish Rosary at 7 p.m. at the Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren Ave. (at Artesian). In state 9:30 a.m. Saturday at SS Peter & Paul Church with Mass of the Resurrection to follow at 10 a.m. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Share memories at www.jarzembowskifuneralhome.com
KING KENNETH H. Age 67, of West Bloomfield Township, passed away January 16, 2011. He was the brother of John H. King, of Mt. Morris, MI., and the uncle of Debbie Fisher (nee King), and John King, both of Florida. Mr. King retired from Ford Motor Company. A memorial service will be held at a later date. www.mccabefuneralhome.com.
KOSINSKI SHIRLEY MARIE Age 76, January 18, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dearest mother of Karen (John) Fraser, Cindy (Glen) Davis, Joe (Kimberly), Jeff (Robin) and Gail (Art) Borella. Cherished Grandmother of 17 and great- grandmother of seven. Sister of Lorraine Jenkins, Dorothy Toth and Ronald Brudzisz. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. with an evening service at The John N. Santieu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford & Cherry Hill). In state Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Dunstan Catholic Church 1515 Belton (2 blocks west of Inkster, 2 blocks south of Ford Rd.). Memorials suggested to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
KRAUSE LORAN F. January 17, 2011 Age 85. Beloved husband of Mary M. Loving father of David J. (Betty Lynn), Sally K. (Andrew) Lubeck, Diane M. and Stephen C. (Marnie). Grandfather of Melissa, Rebecca, Beth, James, Ryan, Chad, Lauren and Erin. Dear brother of Donald (Gayle) and the late Gloria. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 8809 Wayne Road (corner of Joy) Thursday, 2-9 p.m. Instate Friday, 10:15 a.m., at Hosanna Tabor Lutheran Church, 9600 Leverne, (between Inkster and Beech Daly) until time of service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hosanna Tabor Lutheran Church or Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, 386 Park Avenue South, 17th floor, New York , New York 10016 would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
KULASKI FELICIA PRICE January 16, 2011. Age 96. Longtime resident of Southfield, MI, and parishioner at St. Ives Catholic Church. Wife of the late Edward Kulaski. Dear mother of Lenore Treba (John), John Price (Mary), and Edward Price (Karen). Always will be remembered by six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Thursday 4-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple & Big Beaver) with Rosary 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday 10:30 a.m. at St. Alan Catholic Church, 2345 Coolidge, Troy. Visitation at church begins 10:00 a.m. Memorial tributes to Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott Street, Detroit, MI 48207-3485. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
LESONDAK ANDREW K. JR. Age 23, January 15, 2011, of Farmington Hills. Beloved son of Andrew Sr. and Trish (nee Chudy). Dear brother of Alex and Jake. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and his faithful dog, Charlie. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his family. A Memorial Gathering will be held on Friday from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia. His Memorial Service will take place on Saturday at 1 p.m. (gathering starting at 11 a.m.) at the Funeral Home. Please sign Andrew's online guestbook at www.cremationmichigan.com
LICAVOLI LENA (nee MERCURIO) Age 93 January 18, 2011. Beloved wife of Anthony for 69 years. Loving mother of Frank (Nora), Steve (Pam), Catherine (Alan) Smigiel and Anthony (Adrienne). Proud grandmother of 12 and great grandmother of six. Visitation Friday 3-9pm with 7:00pm Rosary at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Funeral Saturday In state 9:30am at St. Matthias Church, 12509 19 Mile (Between Schoenherr and Clinton River Rd.) until time of Mass at 10:00am. Donations are welcome to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Entombment Cadillac Memorial Gardens East. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
LITTMAN MARVIN Beloved husband of Rena Littman. Dear father of Adam Littman, Wendy (Marc) Bakst, Syndy Littman and Pamela (Eric) Koretz. Devoted brother of Walter (Dolores) Littman, Sylvia (Alvin) Schultz and Marian Littman. Loving grandfather of Noah, Danny and Chloe Bakst, Sam and Ellary Koretz. Dearest nephew of Rose Kohn. Loving son of the late Sigmund and Lena Littman. Also survived by many adoring nieces, nephews, other very close family members and friends. SERVICES THURSDAY, 12:00 NOON AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT AT THE CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
LIVO ROSEMARY Age 69. On January 14, 2011 Rosemary went from the loving embrace of her family to the eternal embrace of her Heavenly Father. Beloved sister of Sue (Jim) Murphy, Patricia, Robert, Judith (Dennis) Sutton and Anne Marie. Cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews and treasured godmother. Memorial visitation at the Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren Ave. (at Artesian) Thursday 1-9 p.m., Rosary 7 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection Friday 12 Noon, St. Valentine Church, Redford. Inurnment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Angela Hospice or the charity of your choice. DE COLORES! Share memories at www.jarzembowskifuneralhome.com
MAYER AURELIA "IRENE" age 93, January 19, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Frank. Survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Irene devoted many years as a secretary for Champion Spark Plug. Visitation Thursday 3-8pm with a 7pm Prayer Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Pkwy. (16 Mile). Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line" Guestbook" at WujekCalcatera.com.
McBRIEN RICHARD C. Age 84; January 18, 2011 Beloved husband of Florence M. Loving father of Marcia McBrien, Dr. Melissa McBrien (Dr. Raymond Landes), Victoria McBrien, Dr. Dianne McBrien (Robert Bacon), and the late Richard C. McBrien, Jr. Dearest grandfather of Victoria and Caroline Landes; and Catherine McBrien. Dear brother of Marilyn Dame. Visitation Friday 1-6 p.m. with Rosary 5 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Inc., 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Park. Funeral Saturday; In state 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, 157 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Memorial contributions to the Mayo Clinic: Music at the Bedside Program, 200 First Street S.W., Rochester, MN 55905 would be appreciated. Light a candle and share a memory at: www.verheyden.org
MILLER JEAN Age 87. January 15, 2011. Wife of the late John. Mother of Jeffrey and Jerry (Beverly McIntyre) Miller. Mother-in-law of Betty. Predeceased by her sons John and James and daughter Patty. Visitation Thursday 1-9 p.m. at the S.K. Schultz Funeral Home, 21705 Gratiot at 8½ Mile Rd. Funeral Service Friday 12 noon at the funeral home. Share memories at www.schultzfuneralhome.com.
MILLER JEFFREY, Age 52 of Holden, MA (formerly of Harrison Twp). Loving husband of Nancy, father of Jacob and Brian. Dearest son of Margaret and the late LaVerne. Dear brother of Dennis, Gary, Gregg, Brian and the late Mark. Visitation Friday 2-9 pm at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Rd. at Masonic, Warren. In state Saturday 8:30 am until time of Mass 9:00 am at St. Peter Catholic Church, 95 Market, Mt. Clemens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Capuchin Soup Kitchen. ahpeters.com
MUSSELMAN ROYAL "BUZZ" Age 71. Passed away January 18, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer. Adoring husband of Debbie (nee Kowalski). Father of David (Ann) Musselman and Danelle Auld. Beloved son of Germaine and the late Frank. Dear brother of Sandy (Tom) Huckelberry, Gary (the late Faye), Nancy (Sonny) Papineau, Dennis (Yvonne) and the late Frank "Buck" (Yvonne). Loving son in law of Lucille and the late Richard Kowalski. He will be missed by his girlfriend Victoria Shropa. Buzz had two other loves of his life, his loyal dogs Ginger and Boots. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m. with Funeral Service Friday 10:00 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
NAGEL ELIZABETH L. (Nee KORTH) Age 87, January 18, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Belding. Dear mother of Christian (Barbara), Gerard (Diane), Mary (Donald) Logsdon, Joseph and Matthew. Proud grandmother of Patrick (Deann), Lynn (Thomas), Andrew, Thomas and Karen. Great grandmother of Nicholas and Ashley. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Friday 2-9 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Saturday 10 a.m. Mass at St. Ronald Catholic Church, 17701 Fifteen Mile Road, Clinton Township. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Capuchin Soup Kitchen, St. Ronald Catholic Church or The Michigan Humane Society. Memories to be shared at www.bcfh.com.
NORDYKE CATHERINE "BEE" Age 91, January 15, 2011. Dear mother of Sandra (John) Welling. Loving grandmother of Jeremy, Brandon (Heidi) and Jenelle. Proud great-grandmother of Ryan. Visitation Friday, January 21, 11 am followed by 11:30 am Memorial Service at First United Methodist Church, 33112 Grand River, Farmington. Memorials to church or Angela Hospice.
O'MEARA CARRIE M. Age 44, January 18, 2011. Beloved wife of Jim. Loving daughter of Charles and the late Elaine Chandler. Dear sister of Cathi (Bill) Burge and Chuck (Amy) Chandler. Dearest friend of Aunt Pat and Muay. Also survived by two nieces, one nephew, cousins and a host of dear friends. Visitation at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia, Friday 1-9 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m. In state at St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh Rd., Livonia, Saturday from 9:30 until Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to: Save A Heart Congenital Heart Center at CS Mott/UM Hospital or Southeastern Guide Dogs. Please share a memory at www.rggrharris.com
OLSHANSKY PEARL Beloved wife of Abraham Olshansky. Dear mother of Arlene (Jack) Schultz, Jay (Sara) Olshansky and Harvey Olshansky. Loving grandmother of David (Jaimee) Schultz, Jeffrey (Lindsay) Schultz, Jessica (Eric) Mandel and Eric Olshansky. Adoring great-grandmother of Logan and Alec. Devoted sister of Frances Masters and the late Sol Rosenberg, Bess Schiffman, Irvin Rosenberg and Morris Rosenberg. Sister-in-law of Bernice Rosenberg. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. SERVICES TODAY 10:00 A.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT AT THE B'NAI ISRAEL MEMORIAL GARDENS or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
PASSOW ALMA K. Age 82. January 15, 2011. Dear wife of the late Alfred (d.1997). Loving mother of Frederick (Karen), Kathleen Davidson, Carol Ann (Tom) Bennett, James (Gaye), Diane (Ken) Perkins, Alfred Jr. (Mary), and Aaron. Alma is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many extended family and friends. Funeral service 10 a.m., (in state 9:30 a.m.) Friday, January 21 at the First Presbyterian Church of Brighton, 300 E. Grand River, Brighton. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 2-8 p.m. with a Remembrance Service 7 p.m. Thursday at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd. (between 9-10 Mile Rds., just N. of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Memorial tributes suggested to American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org. heeney-sundquist.com
PEAKE ADELE R. January 19, 2011, age 93. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Loving mother of Barbara (Carl) Nattenheimer, Ronald (Mary Ann), Linda (John) Kurtti, David (Susan) and Stephen (Linda). Dearest grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 19. Also survived by her dear sister Margaret McIntyre. Visitation Friday 5-9 p.m. at the Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile (between Merriman and Middlebelt). In state Saturday 12 p.m. until time of Service 3 pm. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Angela Hospice. www.neely-turowski.com.
PESOLA MARION L. January 18, 2011, age 95. Beloved wife of the late Leo. Dear mother of Bette (William) Watson, Barbara (Frank) Muser, JoAnn (Henry) Willson and William J. Pesola. Also survived by six grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, one brother and two sisters. Preceded in death by one grandson. Visitation Saturday from 11 am until time of funeral service at 3:30pm at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth. Share your special thoughts and memories at www.schrader-howell.com
POLAND NORMA E. Age 78 of Pinckney, died Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital. She was born May 13, 1932, the daughter of Calvin and Ruth (Ferris) Barr. Beloved wife of James Poland whom she married September 25, 1954 in Indianapolis, IN. Loving mother of Linda Wysong of Columbia City, IN, Cheryl Kirby of Whitmore Lake and Scott Poland of Canton. Grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of 20. Cremation has taken place. No services are planned. Please visit online guestbook at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com.
RADLEY LAWRENCE "LARRY" January 18, 2011 Age 80 of Westland. Beloved husband of Jean. Dear father of David, James (Erin), and Steve (Elaine). Brother of Barbara Hess. Loving grandfather of 10. Memorial service at First Congregational Church of Wayne, 2 Town Square, Wayne, Saturday 11 a.m. Visitation at Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland, Friday 2-8 p.m. Cremation rights were accorded. Family suggests memorials to American Lung Association, St. Joe Hospice, or the church. Please view memorial and send tributes at www.uhtfh.com
RIDDICK ROBERT "BOB" KNOX Passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at his daughter's home in Toledo, OH with his family at his side. Bob was born September 27, 1928 in Louisville, KY to David James and Ola Riddick. On July 28, 1947, Bob married Ragna Hoel. Bob began his career in the automotive industry with GM in 1948 in Cleveland, OH and continued with the company after relocating with his family to Detroit, MI. During his years with GM, he worked his way up from sweeper to plant manager. After retiring from GM, he worked at Lear Corp. until age 76. Surviving are his wife, Ragna; sons, Bob (Joana) of Hendersonville, TN and Danny (Vicki) of Adrian, MI; daughters, Ola (Lloyd) Jacobs of Ottawa Hills, OH, Becky (Mike) Kotts of Roscommon, MI, and Lori (Cory) Rodriguez of Dearborn, MI; grandkids, Jeff (Lisa) Simpson, Niki (Mark) Dzwik, Garrett Simpson, Andy Jacobs, Tara Riddick, Kai Kotts, Benjamin Jacobs, Bob Riddick III, Drew Rodriguez, Chris Riddick and Ryan Riddick; great-grandchildren, Kennedy and Pierce Simpson and Luke and Addie Dzwik. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dan Riddick; and grandson, Ian Simpson. Bob was a devoted Christian husband, father and grandfather, who indelibly touched the lives of his loved ones. Most notably, he was the embodiment of a strong work ethic and an unshakeable faith in God. He was a very special man with strong convictions who freely gave of himself. Bob's family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the doctors and nurses at UT Medical Center for their care and support over the last two years. Also, thank you to the staff of Heartland Hospice for their compassion and guidance during Bob's final weeks. Visitation will be held Friday, January 21, 2011 from 3-8:00 pm at his daughter's home, 3883 Bancroft St. Toledo, OH 43606. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make memorial gifts to the UT Foundation and note UTMC Cancer Research, attention Roland Skeel and P.K. Chudhuri. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting our website at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.
ROY RAYMOND Age 81 of Warren, died peacefully on January 17, 2011. Loving husband for 53 years of Dolores (Schmidt). Dear father of Ronald (Linda) Roy, Renee (Jeff) Jagow, Robert Roy, and Roger (Mary) Roy. Loving grandfather of Aryn, David, and Caroline. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by siblings, Michael and Olga. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m., with a 7 p.m. Rosary, at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12½ Mile Rd) in Warren. In state Friday 10 a.m. at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, until the time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Please share memories of Raymond at his guest book.
RYBICKI MARY A. Age 90, of Warren, passed away on January 17, 2011. She was born August 10, 1920 in Hamtramck, Michigan. Beloved wife of the late Steve Rybicki (2004). Loving mother of Steve (Clarice), Rosemary Rybicki, Bob (Mariellen), Rita Muller, Rick (Mary), Sue (Steve) Sigler, Mike (Lori), and Lisa (Ed) Kauffmann. Dear grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of 16. Visitation Thursday 1-9 p.m. at the Hopcroft Funeral Home, 31145 John R. Road, Madison Heights. The Funeral will be held Friday at St. Louise Church, 2500 E. Twelve Mile Rd., Warren (just east of Dequindre Rd.), 9:30 a.m. in state followed by a 10 a.m. Mass. Burial in St. Clement Cemetery, Centerline. Online condolences at: www.hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com
SAUNDERS PEGGY L. Age 86, born in England and a current Troy resident, died January 18, 2011 at American House in Royal Oak. Loving wife of the late Stanley (1994). Beloved mother of Stephanie Boyd and Robert (Rebecca) Saunders. Also survived by six grandchildren. The family will be receiving friends Saturday 10:00 a.m. until time of service 1:00 p.m. at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Rd., (2 blks. W. of Woodward), Berkley. Interment will take place at White Chapel Cemetery, Troy. Memorial contributions would be appreciated to Michigan Humane Society. Share your memories at www.sawyerfuller.com
SCAPINI MARCO A. Age 78, January 17, 2011. Dear husband of Teresa. Loving father of David (Karen), Frances (Michael) McCabee, Helen (Robert) Allen, Marc (Renee), Paula Pilotti. Dear grandfather of Sarah, Kathryn, Camille, Alexander, Lauren, Melissa, Rachel, Marco, Kailee, Brenna, Courtney, Adam. Loving brother-in-law of Anne Scapini. Predeceased by brother, Vincent, and parents, Marco and Helen. In state 10 a.m. until time of Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 21 at St. Mary Queen of Creation Church, 50931 Maria, New Baltimore. Visitation 2:00-9:00 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary, Thursday, January 20 at Gendernalik Funeral Home, 35259 23 Mile Rd., New Baltimore. Memorials to St. Mary Queen of Creation Church or to Fr. Solanus Casey Guild.
SEGAL BERNICE Beloved wife of the late Henry Segal. Dear mother of Dr. Mark (Cindy) Segal and Pamela (Roger) Bakale. Loving grandmother of Alex and Max Segal, Lauren and Nicole Bakale. Devoted sister of Ken (Harriet) Rich and Rachelle (Marshall) Markle. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. SERVICES FRIDAY 1:00 P.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT AT THE CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
SELLERS DELBERT "DEL" 88 a 56 year resident of Clawson died January 18, 2011 at Harbor Chase of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI. Born on September 12, 1922 in Highland Park, MI. A Veteran of the US Navy serving in the occupying force in Japan during WWII he retired from Hydro-Cam Engineering of Troy after 40 years as a Machinist. Del loved to be outdoors in the sun and enjoyed working on cars and small engines. He is survived by his wife Thelma whom he married in April of 1954 and his son Del (Phyllis). Grandchildren Christina (Ken) Whisnant, Brett (Ann) Collins, Danny, Ryan and Ashley and six great-grandchildren. He is preceded by his daughter Diane Collins, and his Brothers and Sisters. A Celebration of his life is planned for Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 1 p.m. A Memorial Gathering beginning at 12 Noon at Gramer Funeral Home 705 N. Main St (Livernois, N of 14) Clawson. Memorials to the Salvation Army would be appreciated. The full obituary and condolences may be shared at www.GramerFuneralHome.com
SHERWOOD EDWARD January 14, 2011. 62 of Bozeman, Montana. Loving girlfriend Lillian Leuder. Dear father of Edward and Diane (Joe) Gonzalez. Proud grandpa of Alec, Jack, Sammy, and Lily. Brother of Bobbie (Dan) Swiercz and Dale (Karen) Sherwood. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, friends. Visitation at Fred Wood Funeral Home, 36100 5 Mile, Livonia, MI, Friday 2-9 p.m. Rosary 7 p.m. Funeral service Saturday at St. Genevieve Catholic Church, 29015 Jamison, Livonia, MI. In state 10:15 a.m., until Mass at 11 a.m. Please visit online guest book at fredwoodfuneralhome.com.
SKIERA PAULINE "POLLY" Age 98. January 18, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Thomas. Dear mother of Arlene (Rod) Lema. Dear sister of Josephine Gularski. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (West of Hoover) Warren. In state Saturday 10:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 11 a.m. at Guardian Angels Church 581 E. Fourteen Mile, Clawson. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Association or the Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society are preferred. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
SMITH CHRISTINE M. 61, of Canton, was taken from us January 15th, 2011 before we could say goodbye. Cherished mom to Paul, Ryan (Kore) and Kyle. Grandma to her treasured Brylin. Admired sister to Jan, Marge (Mike) and Stan. Godmother to Kristin and Nicole; niece Deanna. Best friend to Carol Larsen, however a good friend to many. Chris enjoyed traveling, reading, shopping but most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends. A memorial service will be held noon on Saturday, January 22nd, at St. John Neumann, 44800 Warren Rd. Canton, MI 48187 In lieu of flowers, please donate to Karmanos Cancer Institute.
SPRIGG CHARLES Age 86. January 18, 2011. Beloved husband of Mary (Bishop). Loving father of Kathleen O'Brien, Paula (Joseph) Ferus and the late Rebecca. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. and service Saturday 1 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak. Memorials to South Oakland Shelter or charity of donor's choice appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com