FETTERS SHIRLEY J. June 8, 2013 age 79 of Canton. Loving mother of Ken (Heather) Fetters. Dear sister of Russell Jenkins and Patricia Wilson. Proud grandmother of Brandon Fetters. Visitation Friday, 3 p.m. until the 7 p.m. Funeral Service at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road, (btwn. Sheldon and Beck), Plymouth. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
GENNETTE ROCCO 95 years old. Husband of the late Evelyn. Dear father of Char (Coy) Wilder, Debbie (Randy) Gilbert. Grandfather of Daryle Wilder, Carol (Tony) Williams, and Brian Gilbert. Great-grandfather of Joseph, Maegan, Stephen, Korbin, and Gabriel. Great-great-grandfather of Jaxon and Adie. Brother of William, Frank and Margie. Also leaves many special nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation Thursday 3-8 p.m. Services Friday 11:30 a.m. at Charles Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (between 6-7 Mile Rd.). Interment Parkview Memorial Cemetery. Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com
GORECKI IRENE T., age 94, June 10, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Casimer. Dear mother of Shirley Thornton, Gene (Beverly) Gorecki, Michael (Cynthia) Gorecki and Michelle (Wally) Russell. Loving grandmother of Jeff (Carrie), Jay (Amy), Kate (Jim), Katherine, Andrea (Nick), Stephen (Ann) and Theresa. Great-grandmother of eight. Sister of the late Agnes Kroll, the late John and the late Walter Pawlowicz. Visitation Friday, 3-8 p.m. at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre, Madison Heights, MI. Instate Saturday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. Our Lady of Grace (formerly St. Cletus), 26262 Ryan, Warren Mi. Memorials to The Capuchins. Share memory at edwardswansonandsonfuneralhome.com
GRAY JACK of Leesburg Florida died peacefully Wednesday, June 5, 2013 in his home. He was 79. Mr. Gray was born February 19, 1934 in Highland Park, Michigan to Graydon Porter Gray and Gertrude Agnes Gray. Survivors include his wife, Marion; four sons Glenn, Peter, Gary, Jack and five grand-children, Jacob, Wyatt, Liam, Abbey and Julie Catherine also three pets Tippy, Max and Rita. Jack was happily married for 57 years to Marion and happily retired for 24 years. He enjoyed his hobbies, but adored his grandchildren and will be missed by all.
GRESNICK EDWARD June 9, 2013. Age 87. Beloved husband of Jean for 61 years. Dear father of Mark, Yvonne (Russell Smith), Michael (Denise) and Nancy Fowler (Jeff). Grandfather of Heather and Nicholas Gresnick, Elyse and Evan Gresnick-Smith, Emily and Sarah Gresnick and Morgan Kampfmueller. Great-grandfather of Ayden Wagner. Brother of Grace Grotano. Family will receive friends Friday 4-8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn. 13-14 Mile), 248-549-0500. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, 32340 Pierce, Beverly Hills. Visitation at church begins 9:00 a.m. Memorials to The Capuchins or Alzheimer's Association or charity of donor's choice. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
HENDERSON THOMAS A., age 73, June 7, 2013. Beloved husband of Carolyn. Loving father of Thomas (Tracy), Michael and Cathryn (Michael) Harrison. Dear grandfather of seven. Dear brother of Lois (Donald) Fordt, Helen (Marvin) Burmann and Ethel (George) Myny. Visitation 2:30 - 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture service today, June 13th at Gendernalik Funeral Home, 35259 23 Mile Rd., New Baltimore. Instate 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Liturgy, Friday June 14th at Immaculate Conception Church, 9792 Dixie Highway, Ira.
HOUK MARY E., age 92 and a native of Detroit, passed away March 18, 2013 in Tacoma, WA. She was the beloved wife of the late Hugh Houk, loving mother of Suzanne (Bob) Freeborn and Karen Houk, proud grandmother of three and great grandmother of six. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at Grosse Pointe Congregational Church, June 15th at 2:00 p.m.
KIRCHNER GEORGE "BUD", age 85. June 12, 2013. Beloved husband of Patricia A. Kirchner for 60 years. Dear father of Colleen (Michael) McKeon, Kevin (Mary) Kirchner, Kathryn (Joseph) Turner, Brian Kirchner, and Patrick (Lara) Kirchner. Loving grandfather of Sheila, Sean, John, Ken, Kelly, Catherine, Michael and great-grand-father of Cora. Brother of Virginia Peltier, Sue McVicker, and the late Paul Kirchner. Mr. Kirchner was an Engineer at Ford Motor Co. for 32 years. He worked the scorer's table at UDM for over 30 years, loved high school and college sports. Visitation at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Avenue, Novi 248-348-1800 Friday, 2-9 p.m. with a scripture service at 7:00 p.m. Instate Saturday at St. Gerald Catholic Church, 21300 Farmington Road, Farmington from 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral liturgy 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Detroit Catholic Central High School - www.catholiccentral.net/ or University of Detroit Jesuit High School www.uofdjesuit.org. or Angela Hospice www.angelahospice.org/. Online condolences to www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
KIRKPATRICK CHARLES B. "CHUCK", died peacefully at home, in Bloomfield Village, MI surrounded by his family, on June 10, 2013. It was his 85th birthday. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis and the late Gretchen. Dear father of Tom (Sue), Carol Kirkpatrick Jackman (Ed), David (Lynn) and Don (Katie). Loving grandfather of Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, Katherine Kirkpatrick Bos, Rob Kirkpatrick, Anne Kirkpatrick Breithaupt, Daniel Kirkpatrick, Emily Jackman, Patrick Jackman, William Jackman, Julia Kirkpatrick and William Kirkpatrick. Brother of Julia Kirkpatrick McKinney (Mark). Memorial service Monday 11 a.m. at Christ Church Cranbrook, 470 Church Rd., (Lone Pine, W. of Woodward), Bloomfield Hills. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to the Michigan Parkinson's Foundation, 30400 Telegraph Rd., Suite 150, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48025 or Oakland County Crossroads for Youth, 930 E. Drahner Rd., P.O. Box 9, Oxford, MI 48371. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
KOMOREK MARK GREGORY, age 56 of Livonia. Survived by his parents Julius and Dorothy Marie. Brother of Christopher (Tina), Brian (Lori), and Andrea Swindell. Uncle to Alexa, Jason, Stephen, Meghan, Scott, Kathryn, and Rachel. Mark passed away peacefully of natural causes in his home. Memorial gathering Friday 2-3 p.m. at Fred Wood Funeral Home, Rice Chapel, 36100 Five Mile Road (E. of Levan), Livonia with a memorial service at 3 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army. Please share condolences at fredwoodfuneralhome.com.