GLOVINSKY CELIA Age 83. Beloved wife of Norman Glovinsky for 62 years. Dear mother of Ellen Busch, Paul Glovinsky (Maureen McNeil) and Lisa Berman (Gary). Loving grandmother of Jennifer and Eric Busch; Isaac, Henry and Will Glovinsky; and Reva and Hannah Berman. Dear sister of the late Sam Yarost. Funeral service at Hebrew Memorial Chapel Sunday, 11:30 a.m. 248-543-1622. Interment at Beth El Memorial Park www.hebrewmemorial.org
GRACER EUGENE "GENE" BURNS A resident of Key West Florida, passed on from this earthly plane on Monday August 30 2010. "Gino" as he was affectionately known by friends and family, lived a blessed life. He was loved and adored by everyone who knew him and he quickly became a new friend to most who met him. Gino loved Judy. And his beautiful wife Judy Gracer loves Gino still. Gino enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a Real Estate Appraiser and served a term as the President of the local Board of The American Institute Of Real Estate Appraisers M.A.I. 1978. Gino is survived by his wife Judy Gracer, and Judy's children as well as his own children and grandchildren. A service will be held at Ft. Zachary Taylor in Key West at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday September 19, and a small private memorial celebration of his life will also be held in Miami around 2 p.m. on September 25th. Contact 305-992-1758 for details. In lieu of flowers, a modest donation may be made in his name to Hospice of Florida Keys Inc., 1319 William St., Key West, FL 33040.
GRIX DAVID "COWBOY DAVE" September 5, 2010. Age 58. Beloved son of Bernadette and the late Anthony Grix. Dear brother of Bill, Tom, Ken (Barb), and sister Marie McElroy (John). Loved by many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Also sisters-in-law Kathy Grix and Rene Fujii. Please join the family for a Funeral Mass Saturday, September 18, 10:30 a.m. at St. Gerald Church, 21300 Farmington Road, or following the Mass in the parish hall.
HARTMAN ARLINE M. Age 93. August 29, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Robert Hartman and the late James E. Auten. Loving mother of Bruce (Susan) Auten, Suzanne Auten, and Gary Auten . Cherished grandmother of Kristin, David, Carly, Katie; and great grandmother of Victoria, Sara, Lily, and Alexis. Memorial Service 1 P.M., Sunday, September 19th at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave., Downtown Farmington (1 block W. of Farmington Rd.). The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. service. www.thayer-rock.com
HARTZELL JAMES W. September 11, 2010, age 78. Beloved father of Thomas (Jodi), Karen Robinson (Bob), Paul (Patti), Jean Pekar (the late Michael, and fiancé, Jim Colling), and Mary McAtamney (the late Eugene). Loving grandfather of Emily, Valerie, Ian, Brady, Elizabeth, Allison, Shane, and Sarah. Brother of Sally Louwers (Bill). Also survived by several loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Wednesday 11 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver). Family will receive friends Tuesday 1-8 p.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial tributes to the charity of donor's choice. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.
HATTAM KATHRYN (nee LEE) "Yatch, Kay, Mom, Bana, Kate, Katie Lee, Kay Kay", is survived by her daughter, Kathryn Wisne (Alan); granddaughter, Shannon Wisne Helton (Chad); sister, Irene Reid; nieces, Judy Gradowski, Suzanne Krajewski (Clifford), Elizabeth Griffith (Paul) and Maureen Faircloth (Guy); nephews, Walter Sweet, Richard Sweet and Greg Oates (Lizbeth) and Jack Reid. Her Guardian Angels on earth are Marcia Sinclair and Stephen Carfray. She is preceded in death by her husband James Hattam in 1991 and her granddaughter Kyla Wisne in 1994 and grandson AJ Wisne in 2005, her sisters, Helen Sweet and Florence Cassidy; and brother, Edward Lee. Kathryn was loved, devoted to her faith and her family, and will be dearly missed. Visitation Monday, September 13, 2010, 2 p.m. until 8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd (btw. 9-10 Mile Rds., just N of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Funeral Mass Tuesday, September 14, 10 a.m. (in state 9:30 a.m.) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 23615 Power Rd., Farmington. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. At Kathy's request, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice. heeney-sundquist.com
HICKEY MATTHEW FREEMAN Age 41, of Thailand, formerly of Rochester and Birmingham, MI, died September 10, 2010. Beloved son of Dr. Timothy and Betty Lou Hickey of Palm Coast, FL. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in Matthews's name may be directed to St. Paul's U.M.C. Youth Work Trip Scholarship Fund, 620 Romeo St., Rochester, MI 48307. Arrangements are being entrusted to PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME of Rochester, MI. Messages and notes of condolence may be sent to www.pixleyfuneralrochester.com
HILL HERMINA (nee Mervak), Age 101, died peacefully September 8, 2010, surrounded by her loving family. Active parishioner at St. Benedict's in Highland Park for many years. Loving wife of the late Jesse. Caring and devoted mother of the late June Fernandez (Albert), the late John, James (the late Adeline), Sharon Eifert (Joe), Patrick (Judy), Beverly Asimakis (James), Thomas (Sandi), the late Albert "Butch" (Moira), Pamela Borowy (the late Thomas), Sandra Bean (Robert), Jacquelyne Stein (Mark), Kathy Banchero (Fred), Debbie Rabedeau (Roger). Grandmother of 41, great-grandmother of over 60, and great-great grandmother of over 10. Family will receive friends Sunday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver), with Rosary Service Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday 11 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1400 Inglewood, Rochester. Visitation begins at the church Monday 10:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to the Carehouse of Oakland County or Veteran's of Korean War. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
HILL EARL WALFRED Of Farmington, formerly from Detroit, South Lyon and Negaunee, Michigan where he was born on 2-20-1930. He was released from his pain on September 6, 2010. Earl was 80 years old and the youngest son of 11 children to John and Hilma Hill. He is survived by his children: Marty and his wife Charleen of South Lyon, Patti (Arbour) Leppi and her husband Jim of Commerce, Ernie and his wife Juel of Missouri City Texas, Charlie of Houston, Texas as well as mother of Earl's children Jane Morgan and her long-time companion Ron Beaudoin. He is also survived by his siblings: Lorraine Riddell residing in Florida and Coy Hill, living in Ishpeming, Michigan. He was an avid golfer and loved ski jumping. He was the proud winner of the Nation Ski Jumping Championship in 1952 in Salisbury Connecticut. He has five grandsons: Jacob Rudi Hills, Justin Paul Hill(wife Lindsey), Alan Anthony Arbour, Ryan William Arbour, and Christopher Alan Hill. Earl was a tool and die maker by trade and worked for Borroughs Corporation for many years. Earl hold the record for the oldest person to dive from the 30 foot tower and Sun Lake (Finn Camp) at the age of 77. He loved life and his family and friends and will be missed. There will be a Celebration of Life Party on Sunday, September 26, 2010 at the Finn Camp clubhouse located at 2524 Loon Lake Road, Wixom Michigan 48393 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation. Arrangements by Phillips Funeral Home. On-line guestbook www.phillipsfuneral.com
HODGE ANNE A. September 8, 2010, age 90. Beloved wife of the late Richard. Loving mother of Christine (Fred) Schaden, Kathy (Gene) Lively, Maryann, Margaret (Drew) Doty, Richard (Anne), Julie, Robert (Melissa) and the late Michael (the late Mary). Dearest grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of two. Services were held privately through Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, Livonia, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Nursing Center, 34350 Ann Arbor Trail, Livonia, MI 48150.