COGLEY JOHN B. SR. age 96, passed away in the care of his family December 26, 2012. John served for 25 years on the Detroit Police Dept., retiring as a Detective Sargent. Preceded in death by Margarette "Pegge" his beloved wife of 58 years, and son Mark Esper. Survived by children John "Jack" (Kay) Cogley, Jr. and Jill (Jim) Hagglund; grandchildren Kelly Ragatzki, Nancy (Jeff) Merchant, Mark (Karen) Esper, Thomas Esper, Christopher (Amy) Esper, Amanda (Robert) Rastocky, Janette Esper, Brian Cogley, Mike Cogley and Erika Hagglund; eight great-grandchildren; and Paul Ragatzki. Funeral Liturgy to be held from St. Patrick Parish, 711 Rickett Rd., Brighton on Saturday 10:30 a.m. Fr. Karl Pung to officiate. Burial Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 E. Main St., Brighton on Friday 3-9 p.m. For further information, phone 810.229.2905 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
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Jack, we will miss you! I have such great memories of you and all the Cogley family on Heyden!