BROKENSHIRE TELFER "BROKIE" Age 86. Passed away December 27, 2012. Loving husband of Vivian Brokenshire of 61 years. Beloved father of David, Denise, Patricia (Steve) Matthews and the late Marguerite. Grandfather of Christina Petriches, Justin (Amy), and Jared Matthews, Marcus Brokenshire, and Brooke Timlin. Great-grandfather of Harrison Matthews. Also leaves many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. with 7 p.m. Rosary at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (btwn. 6 & 7 Mile). In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Mass at St. Priscilla Church, 19120 Purlingbrook St. (N. of 7 Mile & W. of Middlebelt). Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Contributions to St. Priscilla Church appreciated. Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com .
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Your words about Christmas dinner and the singing of Christmas carols made Mary and I smile. The void Brokie left will be felt for a long time, but keep the happy memories alive. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Love, Gary & Mary A
thanks for the memories dad
Brokie reminded me a lot of my dad. A good, hard working man whose family came first before everything else. He, also like my dad, had every tool known to man in his garage. Whatever project I had going he had somehing in the garage I needed. If he didn't have it, he invented it. I still have the window washer on a stick he made me to reach the front inside window on my Chrysler Cirrus. He truely was my "buddy". When I had to say goodbye when we moved I put it off for as long as I could, and then cried all the way to Howell. My heart is sad, I have a lump in my throat, but I know he is in heaven with my dad,that makes me smile. Our love to all of the Brokeshire family. Jan and Jim Fennelly
Good Morning. I love You. Miss you.
We had 61 years of a Happy Marriage and four wonderful children, five grand-children and one great-child. Today is your anniversary of your retirement of over 40 years working for Chrysler. Love you, Your ever loving wife, Vivian