WIZINSKY BARBARA ANN. March 10, 1937 - May 17, 2013. Beloved wife of Robert. Dearest mother of Robert Jr. (Colleen), Steven (Sherry) and Thomas (Celeste). Loving grand-mother of Ryan (Jocelyn), Joel (Cortney), Lisa, Christopher, Steven (Rachael), Pamela, Joshua, Miriam and step-grandmother of Sarah and Megan Sperbeck. Dear great-grandmother of Meagan, Andrew, Kylee, Julia, Gavin, Blake, and Mason Smith. Daughter of the late Edward and Sophie Suchora. Sister of Edward Suchora, Roberta Krohn, and Carol (Bruce) Krucinski. Godmother of Cindy, Jay, Carol, Debbie, Mickie, Susan, Christine, and Ronnette. Niece of Helen, Stanley, and Michael Suchara. Also survived by three nieces, six nephews, and 23 cousins. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 1-8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 W. Warren, Dearborn Heights. Instate Wednesday 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home and processing to St. Linus Church for Mass at 9:30 am. Share condolences at www.stanleyturowskifuneralhome.com
YOUNKIN MARY JEAN 83, formerly of Detroit, passed away on May 3, 2013 in Akron, Ohio. She was the loving wife of Dr. Ralph (Bud) Younkin for 61 years, mother of Melinda Younkin, Laurie (Richard) Hillebrand, Michael (Liz) Younkin, and grandmother or five. Mary and Bud moved to Detroit in 1955 where she was active in the Presbyterian Church and sang in her church choir. Bud and Mary moved to Akron, Ohio in 1989. There will be a memorial service and reception on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 3p.m. at Frist Presbyterian Church, 647 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44304.
ZABLOCKI JOSEPH RICHARD May 18, 2013. Age 31. Loving son of Charles and Barbara. Loving brother of Jessica and Jacqueline. Dearest grandson of Anna (the late Richard) Waldis, Kathleen (the late Ernest) Zablocki, and great-grandson to Mary Waldis. Survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Scripture Service Monday 7 p.m. In state Tuesday 11:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. time of Mass at St. Isadore Church, 18201 23 Mile Rd. at Romeo Plank. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to Shelby Community Life Skills appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
ZDANOSKI HELEN VIRGINIA Age 90, of Swartz Creek, died Friday, May 17, 2013 at McLaren - Flint. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Arrangements provided by Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek. Online condolences may be posted on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
ZIRKIN SHIRLEY Beloved wife of 55 years of Dr. Richard M. Zirkin. Cherished mother of Ronald (Rebecca) Zirkin, Deborah (Jay) Danto and Monica (Rick) Schatz. Loving grand-mother of Trevor Zirkin, Samantha and Jillian Danto, Ryan, Marlee and Mia Schatz; sister of Herschel (Joan) Solomon, the late Frank Solomon, the late Marie (the late Al) Schultz and the late Elizabeth "Libby" (the late Arnold) Colb; sister-in-law of Judith (the late Sherwood) Weiser, Howard (Libby) Zirkin and Joel Zirkin. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. SERVICES 1 P.M. SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
ZOLNA SANDRA K. (NEE SARAVOLATZ) May 15, 2013 Age 73. Loving and adored mother of Karen (Frank) Caiozzo, John Biederman, Lori Antonelli, and Cheryl (Steve Friedman) Chaben. Proud grandmother of Stephen, Nicholas, Alex, Vincent, David, Dallas, and Emily. Memorial contributions in Sandra's honor would be appreciated to the American Lung Association. A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @WujekCalcaterra.com.
ABELA DOROTHY (NEE SEMEGA) Age 84, of Lincoln Park. She died peacefully at home with her daughters on May 14, 2013. Born February 2, 1929 in Windber, Pennsylvania and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Beloved wife of the late Anthony Abela. Loving mother of Sandy (Dan) Artman and Sherry Abela. Devoted grandmother of Kaycee Artman. Dearest sister of Robert (the late Jean) Semega and Ronald (Sally) Semega. She is also survived by her in laws Robert Abela (Linda McIntosh), Maria (the late Richard) Abela, Shirley (Larry) Sikora, Rose (Roy) Caballero, and Audrey (Chris) Chambers. She had great love for her many special nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Dorothy enjoyed reading, dancing, gardening, traveling and being her granddaughters' #1 fan. She was an active member of the Women of Good Shepherd and volunteered in many ways at the parish. Dorothy considered the friends she made at the church to be part of her extended family. Visitation Saturday 6- 9 p.m. and Sunday 2-9 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd. (at Goddard) with a Rosary Sunday at 7 p.m. Prayers Monday 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home to Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Lincoln Park for a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Michigan Memorial Park. Visit Dorothy's eternal tribute at www.martenson.com.
CATTANEO GERALD LOUIS "JERRY" Age 72, retired Chief of Police of Fenton, passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved on May 16, 2013. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Monday, May 20, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 600 N. Adelaide St., Fenton. Burial St. John Cemetery. Visitation at Sharp Funeral Homes, 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, 1-9 p.m. Sunday, and at the church 10-11 a.m. Monday. A Vigil Service will be held 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to St. John G.I.F.T Campaign. Jerry was born on June 27, 1940 in Detroit to the late Peter and Mary Cattaneo. He married the love of his life, the late Jeannette (Narkiewicz) on November 11, 1961. He became a police officer in the City of Detroit in the 1960's and retired as Lieutenant January 1, 1987. In 1987, Jerry became the Chief of Police in Fenton where he spent the most rewarding years of his career until his retirement in 2003. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, XX Club, and the Knights of Columbus. Jerry was an avid hunter and fisherman with a real love for the outdoors. He was also an award winning woodcarver, sharing his works with many family and friends. Jerry was especially proud of his grandchildren and loved to support them in their sports and activities. He was a loving, generous man with a thirst for life who always had a smile for everyone. Jerry is survived by his children, David (Alana) Cattaneo of Macomb Twp., Jeffrey (Dustin) of Madison Heights, and Tracy (Jeff) Bundy of Fenton; grandchildren, Nicholas, Spencer, Avery, and Parker; brother, Reynolds; sister-in-law, Nancy (Dan) Headapohl; and many special nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Jeannette, grandson Andrew, brother Chuck, and sister Caroline. We thank God for the gift of his life and the blessing of the time we spent with him. www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
DAILY AVERIL E. age 85 of Rochester Hills, Michigan, formerly of Southgate,died May 16, 2013. Cherished wife of David P. Daily. Beloved mother of Denise Daily, John (Shaun Siebel) Daily, William (Maureen) Daily, and Susan (Ray) Martinez. Dearest "Mimi" to her grandchildren Elizabeth, David, Kevin, Liam and Emily. Sister of the late Iriis Wells. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Monday at First Church, 39400 Dequindre Road in Sterling Heights, MI 48310. Visitation Sunday 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME, 3530 Auburn Road in Auburn Hills. The family would greatly appreciate that memorial contributions in Averil's name be directed to the Parkinson's Foundation. www.pixleyfhauburnhills.com
DEMBS PHILLIP Beloved husband for 53 years to the late Ann Dembs. Loving Companion and partner of Fran Milgrom. Devoted father of Rabbi Reuvan (Shulamit) Dembs, Howard (Terri) Dembs, Gary (Jan Weiss) Dembs and Michael (Carrie) Dembs. Also survived by Bradley, A.J. Emily and Alicia as well as 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren in Israel. Cherished brother of Nelson (late Ann) Dembs, the late Sol (late Rose) Dembs, the late Manuel (late Micki) Dembs, Faye (late Gerald) Jacobs. He is survived by Fran's sons, Jeffrey, Scott and Randy and their spouses. Also survived by loving nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends. SERVICES 12 NOON SUNDAY AT HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL (248) 543-1622. INTERMENT AT BETH ABRAHAM CEMETERY www.hebrewmemorial.org