AGOSTINE VINCENT COSTANTINO 77, Bradenton, died February 21, 2012. Born in Detroit, Michigan he moved to Bradenton in 1972 from Centerline, Michigan. A Veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Bradenton, the El Conquistador Racquet Club, and he was the owner/operator of Kaikie Duplicating Center of Bradenton. Predeceased by parents, Constantino and Catherine Agostino, granddaughter, Venissa Rehfeldt; survived by wife of 53 years, Rosemarie of Bradenton, FL; sons, David (Nhu) of Denver, CO, Joe (Michelle) of Napa, CA; daughter, Denise (Terry) Rehfeldt of Bradenton, FL; brothers, Sam (Marcy) Agostino of Clinton Township, MI, Jim of Centerline, MI; sister, Doris (Frank) Ceccacci of Warren, MI; grandchildren, Kevin (Sara) Hassall, Vincent Rehfeldt, Matteo and Bach Agostine, William and Isabella Agostine. Visitation 2:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday February 25, 2012 with Services to follow at 3:00 p.m. at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209. Memorial Donations to Bradenton Christian School Foundation 3304 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209. Online Condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.
BARNEY VIRGINIA H. Age 90. Wife of the late Louis. Beloved mother of Colleen, Bridget (Merlyn) Sondermark, Maureen (Brad) Otto, Nora (Frank) Tokarski and the late Michael. Mother-in-law of Shirley. Grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of four. Visitation Thursday 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Friday 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:15 p.m. at Charles Step Funeral Home , 18425 Beech Daly (btw 6-7 Mile). In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Sabina Catholic Church, 25605 Ann Arbor Trail Dearborn Heights. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
BEAM WILLIAM February 21, 2012. Age 85. Beloved husband of Elaine for 62 years. Loving father of Karen (Glenn) Johnson, William Beam, Janet (Evan) Blackhawk, Robert (Janet) Beam and Karl Beam. Dear grandfather of seven and great-grandfather of three. Visitation Friday February 24th from 3-9 p.m. and Saturday February 25th 10-11 a.m. Funeral 11:00 a.m. Saturday February 25th at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile, Livonia, MI 48152. For more information go to www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
BEANE MARY "PAT" age 79 of Livonia. Beloved wife of the late Robert "Bob". Loving mother of Mary "Sue" Sobocinski, Robert Jr. (Virginia) Beane, and Connie (Rick) Fletcher. Dear grandmother of Sarah and Sheila Sobocinski, Rebecca (Greg) Perdue, and Robert III (Cassandra) Beane, and Ricky Fletcher. Dearest great-grandmother of eight. A funeral Service will be held Friday at St. Edith Catholic Church 15089 Newburgh Road Livonia in state 10 a.m. Service 11 a.m. Interment at Parkview Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Please share your memories at Fredwoodfuneralhome.com
Bolz Stella Josephine (NEE Wdowiak) Age 88, died on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. Preceded in death by her husband Jacob, sons Steven (Cheryl) and William (Jean Pohl). Loving mother to John (Diane), Cynthia (Mark Fischer) and Ronald (Carol). Dear grandmother to Jennifer Welden (Stuart), Angela (Tony Castleberry), Kimberly Bolz-Sweebe (Mason), Kristina McGrath (James), Stacy Panetta (Nicholas), Jacob Fischer US Army SPC, Benjamin Fischer, Jacob Bolz, Erica and Jessica. Stella had 10 great-grandchildren. Stella especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and the young children in the neighborhood who would often stop by for a treat and refer to her simply as "Stella" or "Grandma". Shaped by the Great Depression, Stella was a coupon clipper and consummate saver. Stella was an avid sports fan especially for college basketball and college football. All who gave Stella a moment of their time became part of her family and were forever in her thoughts and always welcome into her home. We have learned much from Stella and will miss her. No immediate memorial service is planned. In the spring, Stella will be interred alongside her late husband Jacob Bolz, US Army PFC, at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI. In lieu of flowers and continuing her cost conscience desires, it was Stella's wish that you devote those resources to your family.
BROWN ELAINE P. Age 81; of Southgate; formerly of Wyandotte; February 21, 2012. Dearest mother of Robert (Gail) Brown, Ann (William) Eberts and Colleen (Eric) Pearson. Loving god-mother and aunt of Mary (Ray) Crane. Dear grandmother of Jason and Travis Brown and Abigail, Elizabeth and Leah Eberts. Great-grandmother of Audrey King-Brown. Also survived by many other loving family members and her grand-dog Sadie Pearson. Preceded in death by husband Robert H. Brown. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m., 7:30 p.m. prayer service at R.J. Nixon Funeral Home 2544 Biddle Wyandotte, 734-284-1600. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 a.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church 14101 Superior Southgate 48195, in state 9:00 a.m. A private burial will take place. Memorial contributions suggested to the Adrian Dominican Sisters Dominican Life Center. www.nixonfuneralhome.com
CANNON JOHN BERRY Born August 18, 1929 heaven bound February 18, 2012. Viewing Thursday February 23 from 3-8 p.m. Family hour Friday February 24 at 9:30 a.m. Funeral 10 a.m. All services will be held at O.H. Pye III Funeral Home located at 17600 Plymouth Rd., Detroit. For online condolences: pyefuneralhome.com
Carr, V. Christine (NEE McQUADY) February 20, 2012, Age 97. Formerly of Sterling Heights and Boca Raton, FL. Wife of the late Robert E. Carr and Edward W. Carr. Mother of Lowell E. (Shirley), Betty Jarnac, Rick W. (Jan), Karen Lerner and the late Joyce M. Harper. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral Service Saturday 1 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple & Big Beaver). Visitation Saturday 9 a.m. until time of service. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
DEZIO DANIEL Age 82, passed away February, 20th 2012. Dearest husband of Janet. Beloved father of the late John, Laura, Annette, (Mike), and Paul. Grand-father of Matthew, Christine, Janet, Leah, and Joe. Memorial Luncheon, Sunday, February, 26th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, 26601 Ryan rd., Warren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Seasons Hospice Foundation 27355 John R., Madison Hts., MI 48071.
DODT THOMAS J. age 81, February 21, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Peggy. Dear father of Linda (John) Naperkowski, Pam (Dennis) McNeil, Judy (Joe Glowacki) Finazzo, Sandy (Fred) McDonald and Susan (Kevin) Franzem. Loving grandfather of 14 and great-grand-father of 14. Also survived by his sister Barbara Aston and his loving puppy Bruno. Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Avenue, St. Clair Shores. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m. Interment Resurrection,. Kaulfuneralhome.com
EICHORN MAUDIE V. February 21, 2012. Age 89. Beloved wife of Frank. Loving mother of Diane (Dennis) Steele, Carolyn (Donald) Sustrich and Annette (Brian) Stehlin. Proud grandmother of Scott, Christopher, Jennifer, Lauren and Alyssa. Dear sister of Hearl Wilkins and the late Cora, Ella, Addie and Myrtle. Donations to Gilda's Club would be appreciated. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 East Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Friday 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with scripture 7:00 p.m. Funeral Saturday at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 31555 Hoover, Warren. (N. of 13 mile) In State 11:00 a.m. until time of Mass 11:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memories shared at www.bcfh.com.
FLYNN LAWRENCE R. "LARRY" Passed away early Monday morning February 20, 2012 from a long lingering illness. He was the dearest son of Therese Flynn and the late Lawrence C. "Larry" Flynn of Warren, MI. Larry is survived by his dear siblings Steven Flynn (Lynn), Pam Nadermann, Kim Woodke (Michael), Michael Flynn (Sherrie). Other survivors include aunts and uncles; Mrs. Elizabeth Martin (Hugh), James "Jim" Maniere (Dolly), Patrick Maniere (Judith), and Patricia Maniere; and many many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Larry attended Warren High School and also graduated from the Michigan Career Institute as an Advanced Auto Mechanic. Larry loved all cars and motorcycles and thoroughly enjoyed Nascar, all Football and Hockey. Visitation will be held from 2-9 p.m. Friday at the Lyle Elliott Funeral Home at 31730 Mound Rd., between 13 Mile Rd. and Chicago Rd. in Warren. Additional in state Visitation will be available Saturday 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass, 10 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, 32000 Mound Rd. (between Chicago Rd. and 14 mile Rd.) in Warren. In lieu of flowers donations are requested to either Henry Ford Hospital/Hospice or to the family.
GENTRY JOHN R. JR. Age 89. February 21, 2012. Husband of the late Daisy. Dear father of John R. (Sandra) Gentry III, Larry (Lorrie) Gentry and the late Terry D. Gentry. Long time special friend of Lorraine Diesenroth. Loving grandfather of six and great-grandfather of nine. Brother of Helen Medford and the late Cleuts Gentry and the late Gertrude Stewart. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. with funeral services 7:00 p.m. at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre Madison Heights, Mi. Memorials to Alzheimer's Association. Share a memory at edwardswansonandsonfuneralhome.com
GOLDFARB ROSLYN Beloved wife of the late Isadore (Izzy) Goldfarb. Cherished mother of Arlene (Dr. Lawrence) Wenokur, Dianne (Henri) Mouradian and Michael Gold (Claire Lichtenstein). Proud grandmother of Alan (Cameron Mason) Wenokur, Shari Wenokur Smith, Robert Wenokur, Daniel (Vivian) Mouradian, Karen (Daniel) Diskin, Marc (Jennifer) Mouradian, Anya Eckert and 16 great-grandchildren. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, friends and caregivers. Dear friend of the late Manny Franklin. Devoted daughter of the late Avrum and the late Chaya Endel Lantor. Loving sister of the late Morris and the late Tillie Lantor, the late Fanny and the late Sam Gersten, the late Ruth and the late Carl Hoffman. Sister-in-law of the late Max Goldfarb and the late Sam and the late Susan Goldfarb.SERVICES FRIDAY 1:30 P.M. FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com
GOODING JESSE February 21, 2012. Beloved husband of Thelma Dear father of Cheryl (Joe) Gumbis, Susan (Doug) Essad and David (Merce). Also survived by six loving grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren. Served proudly in WWII in the 503rd MP's under George S. Patton. Loved his Lord. Served as elder in church and started a new . Lutheran Church in Tennessee. Loved by all that knew him. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 42600 Ford Rd., (W of Lilley) Friday 1-8 p.m. In state Saturday 10 a.m. at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 14175 Farmington Rd., (N. of 96) until time of service 11 a.m.
GRIFFITH LENA July 1, 1931 - Feburary 20, 2012. Beloved wife of 49 years to the late Roger Griffith, and daughter of the late Edmond and Elvira Simeone. Following Lena's wishes, cremation has taken place -- the ashes will be held in the Chapel at St. Colette Church (17600 Newburgh) in Livonia on Saturday Feburary 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Mass at 11:30 a.m. Lena was loved by all, and in lieu of flowers, she requested donations be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.
HARDY MOLLY Age 47, died February 19, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Randy; her two daughters Emily and Madison; her mother Anne Cahill; brother Chris Cahill and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father Jerry D. Cahill. Memorial gathering, Friday, February 24, 2 to 9 p.m. at Lee-Ellena Funeral Home, 46530 Romeo Plank Rd in Macomb. Funeral Mass, Saturday, February 25, 10 a.m. (In state 9:30 a.m.) at St. Isidore Catholic Church. lee-ellenafuneralhome.com.
HART IRENE M. February 20, 2012, age 100. Beloved wife of the late John. Dear mother of Paul (Mary Ann), Patricia (William) Greenbaum, Philip (Sandra) and David (Kathy) Hart. Also leaves eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Visitation Thursday 5pm - 9pm at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth. Private family funeral service. Share your special thoughts and memories at www.schrader-howell.com
JAMES BILLY P. "BO JAMES" November 21, 1936- February 22, 2012. Loving husband of Madeline for 48 years. Beloved father of Paul (Deborah), Thomas (Jeannine) James and Kristine (Michael) McHugh. Dedo to Matthew, Nicole, Mitchell and David. Brother of Louie James and the late Angelo, Sylvia, Simeon and John. He is also survived by his many cousins, nieces, nephews and loving friends. Visitation Friday 11:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. with Panahida at 7 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 W. Six Mile, Livonia. In state 10:30 a.m. until his funeral service at 11 a.m. at St. Clement Orthodox Church, 19600 Ford Road, Dearborn. Burial at Parkview Memorial in Livonia. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or for Multiple Myeloma. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com.
JOHNSON LaVERNE E. Age 86; February 22, 2012. Beloved husband of Marlene. Loving father of Dale (Robin), Rhondi Kreger (Fred), LaMar Tannheimer (Daniel), and Barry (Nancy). Dearest grandfather of Corey, Christa, Daniel Jr., Kyle, Justin, Christopher, Rebecca, Michael, Timothy, Nicole and Samantha; and great-grandfather of Porter and Louisa. Also survived by his loving sister Sandra Nelson and his cousin Toni Fleckinger. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Inc., 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Park. Funeral Saturday; In state 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 375 Lothrop, Grosse Pointe Farms. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church or to Beaumont Hospice-Grosse Pointe. Light a candle and share a memory at: www.verheyden.org