BRENNER LAWRENCE GORDON (LARRY) 73, of Armada, Michigan passed away December 10, 2012, after a long illness. Larry was a lover of life, and an enthusiastic eater of pie! He loved music of all kinds, particularly rock and roll "oldies". He is much beloved by his surviving family, sisters Chary Sundstrom, of North Carolina, and family; and Jari Andrea Brenner, of Saint Paul, Minnesota; cousins in Michigan and California, and many dear friends who were his caretakers and life-long friends, particularly Darlene Adams and Tiffany Pearl. He also had many dear friends who shared his group homes and workshop through the years. In particular, David, David, and Stephen. He is predec-eased by his parents, Julie Antoinette Brenner and Harry H. Brenner of Birmingham, Michigan; and many aunts and uncles, particularly Mary King (aunt) of Madison Heights, Michigan. Larry brought a smile to everyone he met. He was famous for his "crinkly" smile that lit up the lives of so many. He will be deeply missed. A graveside service and burial will be held at the White Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Troy, Michigan, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12 noon; A memorial service and celebration of life for all who knew and loved him will be held on Saturday, December 15 from 1 p.m. -4 p.m. at the Fulton Group Home, 22892 Prospect Avenue, Armada, Michigan 48005. Donations in his memory can be made to: Macomb Oakland Regional Center (MORC) The Futures Foundation http://www.the futuresfoundation.org 586-263-8983 or 866-807-6940 National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders (NFOSD) http://www.swallowingdisorderfoundation. com POB 3725 Carmel, CA 93921 firstname.lastname@example.org 415-326-3673.
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My apologies to my cousins in Colorado and Puerto Rico. I wrote the death notice quickly. Your omission was unintentional. The notice should read, "cousins in Michigan, California, Colorado, and Puerto Rico..." This has been a hard week. Larry was a sweetheart.