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CHESTER J.  FILIPKOWSKI

FILIPKOWSKI CHESTER J. age 69, quietly went into eternity on December 6, 2012. Beloved husband of Mary Lynn (Homanick) for more than 23 years. Dear father of Adam, Daniel, Matthew (Stacy), step-father to Jennifer (Jesse) Pisha-Rude. Loving grandfather to Benjamin and Austin, step-grandfather to Zachary and Samantha. Son of the late Chester and Stephanie, brother to Rose, Sylvia (Ray) Kusza and John (the late Kathleen). Son-in-law to Mary Homanick, brother-in-law of Robert (Marge) Homanick. Survived by nieces Monica and Jessica, nephew John M., step-nieces Megan and Katy and several aunts and cousins. Born in Detroit on May 26, 1943, graduated from St. Andrews High School in 1961, received Masters degree from Central Mich Univ., served in the Air Force from 1966-1972. Auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency and pricing supervisor/contracting officer for the Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command with a combined Federal service of 33 years. He was blessed to have been retired for over 13 years. Enjoyed cooking, gardening, antiques, working with wood and his grandchildren to whom he was "Papa". He was a kind, generous, beautiful person to family and friends. Chet touched the life of so many people and he will be unbearably missed. A loving thank you to Jessica Pilarski for being his wonderful caretaker and friend, whenever I needed her for the past year. His internment will be a private family gathering. Memorial visitation Saturday, December 22, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with a 11:30 a.m. Memorial Service at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile Road). Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com.

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Stephen Koscielecki12/16/2012

The entire family of Virginia and Steve Koscielecki (Stephen, Irene, & Joe) want to offer to the entire family of Chester Filipkowski our deepest symphathy and that Chester will always be in our thoughts and prayers to help ease your pain in the passing of Chester. kaugust11@aol.com

Nancy & Ken Tessmar12/16/2012

You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Shawn Stankewich12/16/2012

I haven't seen him since I was a kid but I'll always remember him as a nice, fun loving guy and a great dad to his sons. Rest in Peace.

Theresa McGuire12/17/2012

Our prayers are with you and your family. I am a former co-worker of John's.

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