JANOWSKI VICTORIA V. November 18, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Loving aunt of Sharon Hrabovsky (Gerald), Lorraine Merva (Dennis), Carol Orlowski, Donna Sienkiewicz, Jackie Barlog (Stan), and other nieces and nephews. Sister in-law of Josephine Janowski. Visitation Wednesday a half hour prior to time of Mass at Sweetest Heart of Mary. Entombment St. Hedwig. Rosary Tuesday. Visitation Tuesday 3-7 p.m. at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren (313-271-2500). In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Sweetest Heart of Mary Church, 4440 Russell, Detroit, MI 48207. www.sajewskifh.com
KOLEVAR JULIA B. (BRZEZINSKI) Of Midland, MI, passed away on Thursday November 15, 2012 in Johnson City, Tennessee. Julia was born on December 20, 1916 in Detroit, MI to the late Julian and Francis Brzezinski. She was married to George Kolevar who predeceased her in 1979. Julia is survived by her children, Barbara Sucher of Johnson City, TN and James Kolevar, and wife Cindy of Loudon, TN; granddaughters, Julie (Mason Hecker) of Falls Church, Virginia; Anne (Thomas Kucik) of Honolulu, Hawaii; Lisa (Phil Freels) of Knoxville, TN; and great-grandchildren Bailey and Kole Fisk, Jack, Drew and Madeline Hecker and Thomas Kucik. Julia is also survived by her brother Richard Burns of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Her brothers Eugene and Edward predeceased her. She is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews, including Dana Saxton with whom she had a very special relationship. The family will greet friends at Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home in Midland, MI on Monday, November 26, 2012 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Vigil will begin at 7 p.m. with Father Peter Gaspeny officiating. A Mass of Celebration for Julia will be said on Tuesday, November 27 at 11 a.m. from Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Midland. Burial Services will follow at 2 p.m. in New Calvary Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family and viewed online at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com or faxed to (423) 610-7177. Arrangements for the Kolevar family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604, (423) 610-7171. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Second Harvest Food Bank or charity of your choice.
KORYCINSKI WALTER F. "KRATZ" November 17, 2012. Loving son of the late Anna and John. Dearest brother of Helen, the late Anna Ratkewicz, Stella, John, Rose Parkoma and Anthony Kory. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Tuesday 1-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 West Warren (three blocks east of Beech Daly) Dearborn Heights. In state Wednesday 9:30 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church until time of Mass at 10 a.m.
KOSIUR RICHARD S. Of Waterford, November 17, 2012. Age 80. Loving husband of Lorraine Kosiur for 57 years. Beloved father of Susan (Jerry) Grubba, Sharon (David) Wesolowski, Dr. James Kosiur, D.O., and John (Dawn) Kosiur. Dear brother of Dolores Ploch, Virginia Grabowski, and the late Alice Mackowski. Dear grandfather of Kristen Grubba, Matthew Wesolowski and Landen Kosiur. Mr. Kosiur was retired from General Motors Fisher Body Division. He was a member of St. Perpetua Catholic Church and was a veteran of the United States Army. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 12:30 p.m. at St. Perpetua Catholic Church, 134 Airport Road, Waterford. The family will receive friends Tuesday 2 to 8 p.m. at the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, 5630 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford and at the church on Wednesday after 12 noon. Scripture Service Tuesday 5 p.m. Online guest book www.modetzfuneralhomes.com.
LEON FRANK J. Age 86 November 17, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Alma Lee. Dear father of Matthew (Genny), Carol (Jeff) Penn, Annette (Donald) Carman and Charlotte. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two. Brother of Louise (Lamar) Caldwel, Dorothy Alcala and Joe Martinez (Michaele). Visitation Monday 1-9 p.m. with a 3 p.m. Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (Between Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). In state Tuesday 11:30 a.m. followed by a 12 noon mass at St. Martha Catholic Church, 18200 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn (Between Rotunda and Southfield Freeway.) www.santeiufuneralhome.com
PHILLIPS RICHARD L. Age 68 of Commerce Township. Died November 17, 2012. Beloved husband of Diane Phillips. Loving father of Dori (Paul) Petersen and Mark (Amy) Phillips. Step-father of Julia (Jim) Ridenour, Scott Foglesong, Steven Foglesong, and Chris Foglesong. Dear grandfather of Jake and Ani Petersen. Step-grandfather of Sarah, Taylor, Steven, Adam, Brandon, Alex, Drew, and Emma. Son of George L. (the late Madge) Phillips. Brother of Linda Phillips. Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (3 blocks S. of Maple Rd.), Wednesday 11 a.m. Friends may visit Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Memorials to the National Kidney Fund appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.
PLASTOW ZACHARY J. Age 41, November 16, 2012. Beloved partner of Elizabeth Dillon. Dearest son of Jim and June. Dear brother of Bethany (Michael) Gatto. Loving uncle of Zoe and Dominic. Dear nephew of Nancy Farquhar and Barrie (Lane) Mathieson. Dear cousin of Carolyn Bedford, Christopher Mathieson and Michael Mathieson. Also survived by many loving friends and extended family, and his loving four legged friend, Izzy. Zack was a talented musician, he enjoyed the adventures of home ownership, loved to live life and was an absolute treasure to his family and friends. He was a good, kind man who will be missed beyond words. Visitation Monday 2-8 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In state Tuesday 10:00 a.m. until time of Service 11:00 a.m. at Franklin Community Church, 26425 Wellington, Franklin. Interment Franklin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph, Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025. www.michiganhumane.org www.mccabefuneralhome.com
PRYOR JOHN CARROL Age 88 of Livonia, Michigan. Cherished husband of Joan Chambers and the late Mary Elizabeth. Loving father of Jane (James) Claus and the late David Pryor. Proud grandpa of Lori (Timothy) Hale, Jennifer (Ronald) Hoyer and great-grandpa of Kayla, Aidan and Jaden. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Visitation will be held at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel, 36100 5 Mile Rd. Livonia (E. of Levan) Tuesday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Please visit online guestbook fredwoodfuneralhome.com.
RHEAUME GARY LEE Age 62 of Center Line. He was born June 11, 1950 and died after a short fight with cancer on November 17, 2012 in Clinton Twp. Gary is the father of Shane. Grandfather of Priscilla. Son of the late Fred and Violet. Brother of Dolores McWilliams, Cheryl Le Tourneau, Joyce Sidote, and the late Robert Hitchens. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was loved by many friends. He spent most of his life employed as a carpet layer. Memorial visitation at the Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke (S of 11 Mile Rd. or the 696 Expressway), Tuesday from 4-9 p.m. with a memorial service at 7 p.m. Contributions may be made to the family.
ROBINSON JAKE Age 18 of Westland. Cherished son of Jennifer and Jere. Dearest brother of Brittani and Briana. Proud grandson of Chester and Sherley Solarz and Gregg and the late Susan Evangalista. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Jake graduated from John Glenn High School in 2012 and was in his first year of Culinary School at Henry Ford Community College. Visitation will be held at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel, 36100 5 Mile Rd., Livonia (E. of Levan), Monday 2-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Hospital Cardiac Services. Please visit online guestbook fredwoodfuneralhome.com.