PACHOLEK THOMAS M., 79; of Farmington Hills, January 27, 2013. Tom was a circulation manager for the Detroit Free Press until his retirement in 1989. He was survived by Marilynn, his beloved wife of 59 ½ years; his loving children, Sandy Anas, Dianne Pacholek (Tom Jardine), Carol Cebula (Eliot) and the late Gary Pacholek (died 2011); his cherished grandchildren, Brittany, Dane, Mallory, Trey and the late Devanie; and his siblings, Jim (Sherry) Pacholek, John (Cathy) Pacholek and the late Cynthia Spooner. Funeral Service, Thursday January 31st, 10 a.m. at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (between 9-10 Mile Roads, just N of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Visitation Wednesday 2:30-8:00 p.m. Memorial gifts suggested to the charity of the donors choice. www.heeney-sundquist.com
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WE HAVE BEEN FRIENDS FOR 60YRS.. I AM SURE TOM,JACK,AND CULLINAN ARE TELLING STORIES ABOUT HOW IT USED TO BE AT THE FP..MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL THE FAMILY.I KNOW U ALL &LOVE U ALL I FEEL I SHOULD BE THERE AND WILL BE IN THOUGHT..GOD BLESS.
To the Pacholek family, I am deeply sorry for your lose. And to Jim and Sherry Pacholek my deepest sympathy for the lose of our brother and brother-in-law. Vicki Williams-Johnson 1113 Grant Ave. Lantana, Texas 76226 L
DEAREST MARILYNN & FAMILY: I FEEL SO BLESSED TO HAVE KNOW TOM EVEN THOUGH IT WAS FOR SUCH A SHORT TIME. I AM GRATEFUL THAT I STOPPED THAT DAY TO VISIT WITH BOTH OF YOU AND WAS GRATEFUL THAT TOM HAD A GOOD DAY THAT DAY. I WAS GLAD TO HEAR HIM CHUCKLE AS WE JOKED AROUND. HE WILL BE MISSED AND NOW IS WRAPPED IN THE ARMS OF GOD. I AM THANKFUL THAT THE HAASE FAMILY BROUGHT YOU INTO MY LIFE AND PLEASE KNOW THAT I WILL ALWAYS BE THERE FOR YOU. WITH MUCH LOVE TO ALL. LESLIE L. OTTINO