COLE GLORIA M. (SCHEMANSKY) Age 65, of Sterling Heights, passed away January 19, 2013. Beloved sister to her twin brother Gary Cole. Loving mother to Cheryl Kelley, Bryan (Dorina) Schemansky, Kevin (Kim) Schemansky, and Stacey Springer. Cherished grandmother of Chelsea, Aaron, Collin, Courtney, Bryannah, Samantha, and Alexa. Also survived by her two dogs, Gidget and Gizmo. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Helen Cole, siblings Judith Cole, Shirley Gasparetto, and James Cole. A memorial gathering to be held Friday, February 1, 2013 beginning at 10:30 a.m. followed by the Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 14115 E. 14 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights. Donations can be made in memory of Gloria to the American Lung Association (www.lung.org). Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
CRECHIOLO JACK J. January 27, 2013, age 80. Beloved husband of Diane. Dear father of Duane (Patty) and Lori Ducharme (Dan). Loving grandfather of David, Michelle, and Kevin. Brother of Elizabeth Hungerford and Peter (Joann), the late Christine Salega, the late Phillip, and the late Catherine Fiore. Jack was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in the Korean War. Funeral Mass Friday 10 a.m. from St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 4855 Parker, Dearborn Heights. In state from 9:30 a.m. Visitation Wednesday 5-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. with Scripture Service at 7 p.m. from the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials to the American Lung Association, 25900 Greenfield Rd., Suite 610, Oak Park, MI 48237-1267, American Heart/American Stroke Association Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674, or ALS of Michigan, 24359 Northwestern Highway, Suite 100, Southfield, MI 48075. www.howepeterson.com
CRITCHFIELD SUSAN D. January 26, 2013. Age 64. Beloved wife of Laurence. Dearest mother of Laura (the late Kurt) Ross, and Leslie Critchfield. Dear daughter of Peggy (the late Gerald) Short. Dear sister of Judy Short, Gale (Patrick) McEvoy, Gery (Roseanne) Short, Robert (Diana) Short, and DeAnne (Michael) Friar. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. at the Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Twp. Funeral Friday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Parent Project Muscular Distrophy, 401 Hackensack Ave., 9th Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601. Please share a memory of Susan at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
DeGALA ELIODORO GAMBOA Age 83. Died January 26, 2013. He is survived by his wife and children. Visitation is Thursday, January 31, from 5-9 pm and Friday, February 1, from 2-9 pm, (Rosary at 6 pm) at the Lee-Ellena Funeral Home, 46530 Romeo Plank Road, Macomb. The funeral Mass is Saturday, 10 am, (in state 9:30 am) at St. Isidore Catholic Church, 18201 23 Mile Road, Macomb. Burial Resurrection Cemetery. Please leave a memory at lee-ellenafuneralhome.com.
DeYOUNG ELIZABETH M., 81, of Fairborn, went to heaven on Monday, January 28, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton. She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Charlotte (Woolridge) Bichan and a brother Thomas Bichan. She is survived by her husband of 58 years Donald. A daughter LouAnn (John) Mohler of Beavercreek, Ohio, a son Tom (Cristie) DeYoung of Washington, Michigan, and daughter Beth (Greg) Saunders of Highland Village, Texas; seven grandchildren, Emily (Peter) Allan, Christopher DeYoung, Jordan (Hannah) Mohler, Stephanie DeYoung, Tamara DeYoung, Joshua Saunders, Madison Saunders; one great-grandchild, Ella Allan. Elizabeth was a member of Patterson Park Church where she sang in the choir. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 31, from 5-7 p.m. at the Tobias Funeral Home, Beavercreek Chapel, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., February 1st, at Patterson Park Church, 3655 East Patterson Rd., Beavercreek, OH, with Rev. John Mohler officiating. Interment Mt. Zion Park Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Patterson Park Church in Elizabeth's memory. Online condolences may be made to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.
FINK MARY B. Beloved wife of the late Irving Fink. Dear mother of Herschel (Adrienne) Fink, Paul (Idene) Fink, and the late Joyce Gold. Loving grandmother of Dr. Sheri Fink (Dr. Edward Braughton), Marc (Inna) Fink, Eric Ruby, Steven (Amy) Fink, Susan (Bruce) Adelman, Lynn (Bill) Taylor, Debbie Fink, and Fred Gold. Mother-in-law of the late Annette Fink. Also survived by ten great-grandchildren. Mary was the last surviving of nine children born to Jacob and Anna Burghoff. Also survived by her loving and devoted caregiver Philaniece Cain and other loving caregivers, nieces, and nephews. SERVICES 1:00p.m. THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MAAS CHAPEL AT TEMPLE BETH EL. INTERMENT AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
FUHRMAN CLAIRE, January 28, 2013, Age 85. Beloved wife of the late William. Dear mother of Susan Fuhrman and Ken Fuhrman (Janet). Grandmother of Adam Fuhrman. Also survived by many loving relatives and friends. Family will receive friends Thursday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple and Big Beaver). Funeral Service Friday 11 a.m. at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 1100 Lone Pine Rd. at Telegraph, Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins at 10 a.m. Memorial tributes to Cross of Christ Church or Futures Foundation-Macomb Oakland Regional Center, MORC, 16200 19 Mile Rd., Clinton Twp, MI 48038. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GOLDENBERG ENID Beloved wife of the late Pincus "Pinky" Goldenberg. Dear mother of William (Enid Bienstock) Goldenberg and Fred (Deborah) Goldenberg. Loving grand-mother of Aaron (Michelle Goldstein) Goldenberg, Jenna (Michael Kubiak) Goldenberg, David (Nami) Goldenberg, Chad (Kate) DeWolf and Elana Goldenberg. Great-grandmother of Jack, Anna, Minna, Nathanial and Gali. Devoted aunt of Berna Ravitz and Devoted great aunt of Anthony Ravitz. Also remembered by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. GRAVESIDE SERVICES TODAY 11:00 AM AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY LIVONIA. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE DORFMAN CHAPEL FARMINGTON HILLS. 248-406-6000 or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
HART RUTH A. January 28, age 86. Beloved wife of William E. Hart. Dear mother of James E. Hart (Theodora), John W. Hart (Cheryl) and Susan L. Wyrick (Charlie E.). Dear grandmother of Ben, Shannon and Dan Hart. Dear great-grandmother of Elan and Ari Hart. Funeral Thursday 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo St., Rochester, with visitation beginning at 10:00. Private interment, Van Hoosen Jones - Stoney Creek Cemetery. www.pixleyfh.com
HOH JOHN M., January 26, 2013, age 97. Beloved husband of the late Mary Agnes. Dear father of Carole Lynn Walker and John Hoh (Christine). Loving grandfather of Craig Walker, Shelly Chene, Christopher Hoh, Todd Hoh, and Heather Stull-Anglin. Great-grandfather of Sydney Chene, Brayden Hoh, Audrey Hoh Moses, and MacKenzie Stull. Funeral Service Friday 1 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple and Big Beaver). Family will receive friends Friday 10 a.m. until time of service. Memorials to Avalon Hospice. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
HUBER DONALD J. 68 years old of Oro Valley, Arizona, passed away on January 27, 2013 after a long battle with heart disease and diabetes. Don worked for Chrysler Corporation for over 35 years in various capacities. He was a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and served actively in Santa Catalina Council #12345. Don was also active in Sociable Seniors of Oro Valley. Loving husband of Sydnie; father of Dawn Krause, Julie Huber, Jeffrey McLellan and Heather Cole; and step-children Joanna Spotts and Gina Wilk; grandfather of 11. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:00 am at Santa Catalina Catholic Church, 14380 N. Oracle Rd, Catalina. Interment Holy Hope Cemetery. A Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-8pm with a Rosary at 7:00 pm at Vistoso Funeral Home, 2285 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd, Oro Valley. In lieu of flowers donation to the JDRF for Juvenile Diabetes research would be appreciated. For information call 520-544-2285
JOHNSON MARTHA "MARTI" E. 63, of Northport, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013. Loving wife to Robert Johnson. Stepmother to Luke (Linda) G. Johnson and Anna M. Johnson. Dear sister to Tina (Robert) George. Gathering Saturday, February 2, from 12 noon until the 2 p.m. Memorial Service at the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.record-eagle.com/obituaries/
KEITH PHILLIP WAYNE Age 84, of Yale, died January 26, 2013. Beloved husband of Nancy. Father of Stephen, Brian, Richard and Ruth Keith. Visitation Thursday 2- 8 pm at Kaatz Funeral Directors, Yale. Funeral 11:00 am Friday at Trinity Missionary Church. Memorials to Trinity Missionary Church or Samaritan's Purse. kaatzfunerals.com.
KORNBLUM PETER CHRISTIAN January 26, 2013, suddenly, at the age of 40. Beloved husband of Michelle (Edwards) Kornblum. Dearest only son of Catherine Thayer (Michael Conway) and Stephen Kornblum (Nancy). Loving son-in-law of Jerry Edwards (Susan). Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by his loving grand-parents Buell (Helen) Thayer and Samuel (Ethelyn) Kornblum. 1990 graduate of Gabriel Richard High School. Employed by Site 5 web-hosting company. Memorial gathering Thursday 6-9 p.m. at R.J. Nixon Funeral Home, 2544 Biddle, Wyandotte, 734-284-1600. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Shelter to Home Animal Rescue, www.sheltertohome.com, 266 Oak St., Wyandotte, MI 48192. www.nixonfuneralhome.com
MERCIECA MICHELLE LYNN (Nee PELTIER) Age 48 of Farmington Hills, died January 27, 2013. Loving wife of Mark. Beloved daughter of Robert and Susan (nee Schock) Peltier. Cherished mother of Jacob. Forever remembered by brothers Michael (Cindy) and Eric Peltier; nephew Grant and niece Lauren Peltier. Visitation Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 2-8 p.m. in the Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 South Main, Mt. Clemens. Funeral Friday, February 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (in state 9:30 a.m.) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23815 Power Rd., Farmington. Private burial at Cadillac Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Clinton Twp. Contributions to Susan G. Komen 3-Day, PO Box 660843, Dallas, TX 75266. Share memories at www.vickfuneralhome.com.
MILLIGAN BRIAN January 27, 2013. Age 44. Devoted husband of Marsha. Loving step-father of Lauren. Beloved son of Philip and Lorraine. Dear brother of Susan (Mark) Ramge. Loving uncle of Katherine and Stephen. Dear son-in-law of Dale and Cecilia Boeneman. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc., 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover), Warren. Funeral Friday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com.
MOMCILOVIC CATHERINE H. (Nee ROCANAS) January 29, 2013. Beloved wife of Barney. Loving mother of Michael Momcilovic, and Mary (Chuck) VanDerMaas. Devoted grandmother of Catherine VanDerMaas (Kellen Manley). Dear sister of Athena Edna Saam, Fay (Rodney) Glusac, and the late Thomas Rocanas. Also survived by many loving family members. Visitation will be held today from 5-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Trisagion service at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Rd. at Common (12 1/2 Mile). Mrs. Momcilovic will lie in state on Friday at 9:30 a.m. at St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 11455 Metropolitan Pkwy., Sterling Heights, 48312, until the time of her Funeral service at 10 a.m. Share memories at www.Temrowski.com .
MUSSILL BERNARD J. Age 93, January 27, 2013. Beloved husband of Emma. Dear father of Patricia Graham (Joseph) and Bernadette Mussill. Grandfather of Jennifer Nadeau (Glenn). Great-grandfather of Kyle and Mackenzie. Funeral Wednesday 12 noon at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd, Grosse Pointe Woods. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Michigan Humane Society appreciated. ahpeters.com
NINO JUDITH ANN (NEE STACZEK) age 73 of Bloomfield Hills passed away in Ann Arbor surrounded by her beloved family on January 27, 2013 after a struggle with cancer. Daughter of John and Mary, she is survived by her husband Luis Alejandro, children Charles (Ella), Michael (Trese), Katherine (Mark) and brother John (Camille). Dear grandmother of Charles, Isabel, Lucy, Paige, Rebecca, John and Heidi. Caretaker of faithful companion Winnie. Born in Toledo, Ohio, she graduated from the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1960, later settling in Michigan where she raised her loving family. In the summer of 2012 she and Luis Alejandro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn 13-14 Mile), Thursday 2-8p.m. Rosary 7p.m. Funeral Mass Friday 1p.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at the chapel begins at 12:30p.m. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
NOVAK MICHAEL A. Died suddenly on January 27, 2013. Beloved husband of Loretta M. Ames. Son of the late Stanley and Rose (Szott) Novak. Dear brother of Daniel (Beverly), William (Maryann), and Pamela George (Barry). Brother-in-law of Timothy Ames (Audrey). Loving uncle of Kelsey Rose George, LT jg. Christopher Ames, and Jonathan Ames. Visitation Thursday, January 31, 2:00-9:00 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan. In state Friday, February 1, 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, 157 Lakeshore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org.