MILLER GLADYS B. Age 70, February 23, 2013. Dearest mother of Lila (Joe) Boldizar, Ken (Liz) Miller, Tom (Sandy) Miller, Tim Miller, Patsy (Marcus) Pearson, Shelly (James) Stokes, the late Jack (Molly) Lowe and the late John (Cindy) Lowe. Proud grandmother of 21, great-grandmother of eight, and over 50 adopted daycare kids. Devoted bible teacher at Garden City Church of Christ for over 30 years. Visitation Thursday 5-9 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 851 N. Canton Center Road, Canton. In state Friday 9:00 a.m. until time of Service 11 a.m. at Garden City Church of Christ, 1657 Middlebelt Road, Garden City. Interment Maple Grove Cemetery. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
MILOBAR SHIRLEY ANN Age 76, passed away February 23, 2013. She was born Wednesday, September 23, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan. Loving mother of Frank (Patricia Torres), Mike, Gloria (Pat) Caverly and Lisa (Denys) Pryjma. Grandmother of Steven, Joseph, Justin, Nathan, Christopher, Emily and Rachel. Sister of Robert (Carole) and William (Betsi). Shirley loved to garden and cook. She retired from Henry Ford Hospital. Online condolences at www.hopcroftfuneralhome.com
MORELLI ANGELO MARCO Age 84 of Walled Lake, died February 25, 2013. Beloved husband of 61 years to Antoinette (nee Sinacola). Cherished father of eight: Frank (Pat), John (Sue), Ruth (Tom) Marsh, Mark (Debbie), Peter (Sandra), Philip (Susan), Jo Ann (Ed) Suriano, and Marie (Mitchell) Greenbaum. Loving grandfather (Papa) of 22 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Angelo was born in S'Elia, Italy and proudly carried his Italian heritage as an active member of the S'Elia Club of Michigan. Angelo enjoyed a long career as a heavy equipment operator serving over 60 years with the Operating Engineers Local 324. Angelo is preceded in death by his parents, Francesco and Alessandra; his brother Joseph and his sister Bridget. He is survived by his brothers, Mike and Tony; his sister, Mary; along with many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral mass from St. William Catholic Church, 531 Common Street, Walled Lake, Friday 10 a.m. (in state 9:30 a.m.). Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail Walled Lake (3 blocks S. of Maple Rd.), Thursday 4-9 p.m. (Vigil service 7:30 p.m.). If you prefer, in lieu of flowers, memorials to St. William Parish or Beaumont Hospice appreciated. Condolences at: www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com
O'CONNELL FRANCIS P. "FRANK" Age 84. February 26, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Patricia O'Connell. Loving father of Frank (Nancy) O'Connell III, Karen (Tim) Gladney, Colleen (Dennis) Bielski, Elaine (Mark) Luksich, and Richard O'Connell. Dear grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of one. Brother of Sister Noreen O'Connell, O.P., and brother-in-law of Clarence Vogel. Visitation at the O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Avenue, Novi 248-348-1800, Friday 2-9 p.m. with a vigil at 7:00 p.m. In state at St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh Road, Livonia, Saturday 9:30 a.m. until the funeral liturgy at 10:00 a.m. Memorials may be made to the Adrian Dominican Sisters or www.adriandominicans.org. Online condolences may be made to www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com.
OMAN JOHN R. February 23, 2013. Age 46 of Canton. Beloved son of John F. and Janis. Loving brother of James, Julia (Michael) Stoeckle and Jennifer (David) Cleary. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road, (between Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hope Clinic, 518 Harriet Street Ypsilanti, MI 48198, and PC Alano Club, 5936 N. Sheldon Road, Canton, MI 48187. To share memories please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
ONDERCHANIN MARY February 26, 2013. Age 93 of Lincoln Park. Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of Mary Ann (Randy) Nebrig, Carol (Roger) Nelson, Nancy (Tony) Jablonski and the late John. Proud grandma of Jessica (Sean), Jennifer (Cristian), Lindsay, Matt (Caroline), Scott (Shaelon), David and the late Jason. Great-grandma "Gigi" of eight. Dear sister of Annie Glowa. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Road (between Ford and Cherry Hill), Westland, Parastas Friday, 7 p.m. Viewing Saturday, 10 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. Funeral Service at St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church, 26355 W. Chicago, (between Inkster and Beech-Daly), Redford. Memorials may be made to the church or Hospice of Michigan. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
OWENS JAMES McCASLIN Age 82, of Troy, Michigan passed away on Monday, February 25, 2013 at his son's home in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born March 7, 1930 in Dyer, Tennessee. He was a retireee of Ford Motor Company and a veteran of the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty three years, Joan Owens and his dear friend Joyce Adams. Survivors include his children, Jerry D. Owens, Jan D. Bickford, James D. Owens, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be scheduled in Michigan at a later date. Cremation by Grandview, Maryville, TN 37803, www.CremationByGrandview.com, 865-806-8170.
PAWLICA LEO JOHN. Age 82, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2013. Beloved husband of Priscilla, cherished father of Leo Jr. (Diane), loving grandfather to Jennifer Jackson (Stephen), Jill (Derek) and James (Jaymi). Dear great grandfather to Damian, treasured brother to Dorothy (Stanley), Joseph (Leona), Anna (John) and the late Lillian and Anthony. Preceded in death by parents Anthony and Josephine. Retired from City of Detroit after 30 years. Member of K of C Father Neuman Assembly 4th Degree. He has touched the lives of everyone who knew him through his kindness and sense of humor. His passing has left a deep sadness for all who knew and loved him. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City. The Rosary will be prayed that evening at 7:00 p.m. A funeral mass will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church in East Tawas with Father Lawrence Boks officiating. An on line guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com
PEASGOOD FLORENCE "BETTY" age 89 passed away February 24, 2013. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great nephews. Visitation Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Funeral Service Friday 11:00 a.m. at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 23919 John R. Road, Hazel Park, MI. Burial Forest Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, MI. hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com.
PELZEL PAULINE J., age 78, February 26, 2013. Beloved wife of Leroy. Loving mother of Geneva (Jim) Gibel, Lee Baisden, Janette Guarnieri, Randy Baisden, and the late Rex Baisden. Cherished grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 14. Sister of Geri McHale and Bob Guertin. Funeral Saturday 10:00 a.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Rd. at Masonic, Warren. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. ahpeters.com