GILARDONE DOROTHY A. age 75, died December 7, 2012 surrounded by family following a long illness. Beloved wife of Frank for 56 years. Dearest mother of Denise of Hingham, MA, Charles (Janell), Paul (Beth) and Ann (Brian) Lovejoy. Loving grandmother of Sophia Gilardone, Dominic and Francesca Gilardone and Tyson Lovejoy. Dear sister of L. John (Alice) Gleeson, James of Nice, CA, step-sister Nancy Otto and predeceased by siblings Clarence, Michael, Harold, Patrick, Doyle, Charles, Elizabeth and Mary. Loved by many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was compassionate, kind, cherished and will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Visitation Monday 2-9 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Evening Rosary. In State Tuesday 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at St. Mary, Our Lady of Snows Catholic Church, 1955 E. Commerce, Milford. Private burial to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Angela Hospice. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
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CHARLIE, PAUL, DENISE, ANNIE AND FAMILY, I'M SO VERY SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR DEAR MOTHER'S PASSING. I'VE ALWAYS HAD A DEEP ADMIRATION FOR HER...SHE WAS SUCH A COMPASSIONATE AND LOVING LADY. SHE WILL BE MISSED - BUT WHAT A LEGACY SHE LEFT FOR YOU. SANDY (FORMERLY GLEESON)