ALDRIDGE THERESA MAY Of Pontiac, March 3, 2012. Age 39. Born August 4, 1972 in Detroit, MI. Daughter of William G. and Gail T. Walters. Wife of William A. Aldridge. Mother of Scott Allen and Cecil Jay Douglass. Sister of Bill Walters (Jenn), Chris Walters and Susanne Torres (Robert). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and close friends. Mrs. Aldridge graduated from John Glenn High School in Westland, MI and worked as a Technician at Wireless Source in West Bloomfield. She loved being outdoors, camping, and fishing. Mostly she enjoyed being a mother. A Memorial Celebration of Theresa's Life will be held Thursday, March 8, 2012, 1 p.m. at Donelson, Johns and Evans Funeral Home, 5391 Highland Rd., Waterford. Rev. Jack H. Baker celebrant. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday 11 a.m. until the time of service.
ANGEL DAVID J. March 4, 2012, age 69. Beloved husband of Geri. Dearest father of Douglas (Molly), Renee, and Jeffrey (Stacie). Loving grandfather of Frances, Margaret, David, Sarah, Greggory, Maxwell, and William. Dear brother of Leonard (Mary Ann), Elizabeth Boston, Gail, and the late Max. Visitation Tuesday 6-9 p.m., and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Rosary Wednesday 7 p.m. In state Thursday 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at St. Owen Catholic Church, 6869 Franklin Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Memorial contributions may be directed to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
Azzopardi Mark J. January 23, 1964 - March 3, 2012. Beloved son of Carmel and Janet Azzopardi. Loving father of Aaron Azzopardi. Dearest brother of Michelle (Mitchell) Sorsby, Daniel (Sandra) Azzopardi, Diane (Jerry) Gonyea, David (Kim) Azzopardi, Amy and Julie Azzopardi. Fun loving uncle to Nick, Eric, Brad, Tim, and Owen. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Genevieve Parish, 29015 Jamison in Livonia on Wednesday, March 7 at 11:30 a.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 10:30 a.m.
BALAMUCKI BERNICE T. March 3, 2012. Age 78 of Detroit. Preceded in death by her parents Frank and Bernice Balamucki and John and Clara Gwozdz. Survived by siblings Pat, John, and Jane and many nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday 1:00 - 8:00 p.m. Services Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at the John K. Solosy Funeral Home, 3206 Fort St., Lincoln Park. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.
BERNSTEIN MELVIN Beloved husband of almost 50 years of Diane Bernstein. Cherished father of Daniel Bernstein and Robert (Stacey Small) Bernstein. Proud grandfather of Anna Cosmina "Cosmo" Bernstein, Sadie Tanner Rose Bernstein and Jasper Jesse Bernstein. Loving brother of Dolly Mandell. SERVICES 11:30 A.M. TUESDAY MORNING AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com.
BOWEN CARTER M. March 3, 2012. Age 90 of Southfield, MI, formerly of Birmingham, MI and Melbourne, Australia. He received a BA with distinction and MA (Economics) from George Washington University prior to joining Ford Motor Co. (1947-1977). Charter member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church and Birmingham Athletic Club. Husband of Ruth. Father of Lucy Wilson, "Bo" Bowen, Anne May, Betsi Thompson, and Lynn Skornia. Grandfather of Tiffany Brooke, Jeffrey, and Jonathan Thompson and Katelyn Skornia. Memorial service Sunday 4 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 6255 Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Memorial tributes to the Church or Alzheimer's Association. A.J. Desmond & Sons, (248) 549-0500.
BURG MILTON Beloved husband of the late Edna Burg. Dear father of Jeffrey (Laury) Burg, Frederick (Margie) Vincent, Lisa (Bruce) Shapiro, and Sandra (Paul) Trent. Loving grandfather of Madeline, Henry, Charles, Chance, Christie, Alexandra, Austin, and Adrien (Sam) Melikian. Dearest great-grandfather of Joshua, Vachagan, Anahit, and Joshua. Devoted brother of Edward (Lillian) Burg and the late Frances Kaczander . Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends. SERVICES WEDNESDAY, 2 P.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT BETH ABRAHAM CEMETERY, or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.
CAPMAN MARYANN M. Age 68. Beloved wife of David. Dear mother of Jeanie (Charlie) Powell. Loving Nana of Jennifer, David, and Jacqui. Visitation Wednesday 3-8 p.m. with Rosary 7:30 p.m. at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (between 6 and 7 Mile). In state Thursday 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Loretto (NE corner of 6 Mile and Beech Daly). Contributions to Michigan Humane Society or Michigan Cancer Society appreciated. Condolences to www.charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
CASTLE ANNA MAE March 3, 2012, Age 76. Beloved wife of the late Richard Wayne Sr. Loving mother of Richard Wayne Jr., Kenneth Allen, William Matthew (Laura), the late Thomas James, Sally Ann, Frank Paul (Tonya), Daniel Martin (Mizuho) and John Philip (Michelle). Cherished grandmother of Christopher (Melanie), Matthew (Michelle), Jordan, Timothy, Chassidy, Zachary, James, Eric, Grace and Issac. Great grandmother of Madelyn, Jedidiah, Emillee and Landon. Dear sister of the late John Andrew Korpela, the late Robert Wayne Korpela, James William (Kathleen) Korpela, Nancy Carol Korpela, Zachery Lawrence Korpela, the late Bonnie Joyce Korpela. Also survived by former daughter-in-law Sharon Clark, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins throughout the Midwest. Visitation Friday 4-9pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd in Livonia. In state Saturday 10:30am until time of funeral service 11 am at Salem National Ev. Lutheran Church, 32430 Ann Arbor Trail, Westland. Interment Glen Eden Memorial Park, Livonia. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Salem Women's Guild. For complete obituary or to share a memory go to www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
CIARAMITARO JOSEPH L. Age 84 March 4, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Betty. Dear brother of Sam (Marie) Ciaramitaro, Catherine (the late Russell) Trupiano, the late Theresa Ciaramitaro and the late Philip (Katherine) Ciaramitaro. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and neighbors. Visitation Wednesday 3-9pm with a 7pm Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Pkwy. (16 Mile). In state Thursday 10:00am at St. Louis Catholic Church, 24415 Crocker Blvd. in Clinton Twp. until 10:30am Mass. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
DAVIS ETHEL Age 93, March 4, 2012. Wife of the late Logan. Mother of Barbara, and Christine (David) Paholsky. Grandmother of Kristy Kramer, Jason (Mary) Paholsky and Eric Paholsky. Great grandmother of Haley Kramer. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. at the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. 15 Mile Rd. at Schoenherr, Sterling Heights. In state Thursday 8 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 9 a.m. Holy Trinity Old Believers Church, 2407 Carpenter at Goddard between Dequindre and Joseph Campau Detroit. Interment White Chapel Cemetery.
DEMBIEC SUSAN D. Age 62 March 2, 2012. Dear wife of Dennis. Loving mother of Stephen (Angela) Gadlage, Michael Gadlage, and Matthew (Angelika) Gadlage. Cherished grandmother of Kyle, Allison, Dominic, and Luke. Daughter of the late Frank and Midge Davis. Sister of Judi Eubank and Doug (Leslie) Davis. Memorial Gathering at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Wednesday 4-8pm. Memorial Mass at St. Thomas More Church, 4580 N. Adams Road, Troy, Thursday 10am. Memorials appreciated to Canterbury on the Lake Susan's Garden Fund. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
DESLANDES DOROTHY E. Age 93, passed away March 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Leo (1983). Loving mother of Carol Carmen, Sharon Cumpston. Dear grandmother of Merrily Ohlsson, Greg Philp, Scott Cumpston, Lori Livingston, the late Edward Cumpston and the late Eric Philp. Also leaves 13 great grandchildren. Visitation 3 8 p.m. Tuesday at Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Rd., Berkley (2 Blks. West of Woodward). Services 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Share a memory at www.sawyerfuller.com
DOLECKI LEONARD N. Age 72, March 4, 2012. Beloved husband of Karen. Loving father of Kim (Robert) Evans, Kathy (Jeff) Wickens and Craig (Arianne) Dolecki. Grandfather of four. Visitation Tuesday 3-8pm with 7pm Prayers at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In state Wednesday 10:30am until the 11:00am Mass at St. Mel Catholic Church, 7506 Inkster (just north of Warren). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
ELROD KATHLEEN Age 64, March 4, 2012. Beloved wife of Forest. Dearest mother of Michelle (Edward) Deacon, Wayne, and Amanda (Ken) Acker. Dear grandma of Ryan, Brandie, Kristen, Courtney, Brenden, Kaitlyn and Raynee. Loving great grandma of Gabriella and Isabella. Sister of Judy, Mary Ellen, and the late Edward. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and loving friends. Funeral Service Thursday, 12:00pm at the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 S. Telegraph Road. Visitation Wednesday, 2:00pm - 9:00pm. Interment at Parkview Memorial Cemetery, Livonia. Memorials suggested to American Cancer Society. Share a memory at www.howepeterson.com
EMMOTT GENEVIEVE A. age 91 of Warren. Beloved wife of the late Stephen. Dear mother of Catherine Jeason and Thomas. Loving grandmother of Mark (Martin), Matthew (Autumn), Kimberly (Jeremy) Verbeke and Michael (Emily). Dear great grandmother of Paige, Alyssa, Catelyn, Sophia, Logan and A.J. Sister of Anna (Armand) Olsen. Visitation Tuesday 2 - 9 p.m. Scripture Service 6 p.m. at Lyle Elliott Funeral Home, 31730 Mound Rd., Warren and Wednesday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. St. Anne Catholic Church, 32000 Mound, Warren. Burial Mt. Olivet Cemetery
FINANDER AVIVA Beloved wife of the late Rafael. Dear mother of Yehudah Finander. Loving daughter of Solomon and Ruth Rothenberg. Dear sister of Jack (Debbie) Rothenberg and Aaron (Tikva) Rothenberg. Services were held Monday at HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL, (248) 543-1622. Interment at Hebrew Memorial Park Cemetery. www.hebrewmemorial.org
GIORDANO JOSEPH S. "JOE the BARBER" Age 67 of Dearborn. March 2, 2012. Loving father of Jena Giordano and Salvatore Giordano. Also survived by life long friend Candy. Dearest son of Antoinetta and the late Salvatore Giordano. Dear brother of Frederick (Stacy), Michael (Shelly) and Salvatore (Monique). Joseph served in the United States Army in Vietnam. Visitation at the Dearborn Chapel of the Voran Funeral Home on Thursday 2-9 p.m. and Friday 1-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday March 10, 2012, 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com.
GOLIBER ELIZABETH F. Age 91, March 4, 2012. Beloved wife of Edward. Loving mother of Anne (Steve) Albertus, Cathy (Bill) Coleman, Carol (Paul) Bodiya, and Tom Goliber. Proud grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of three. Dear sister of Catherine Malerich. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14-15 Mile Rds.), Tuesday 3-8 p.m. Rosary 7 p.m. Funeral at National Shrine of the Little Flower, Woodward at 12 Mile, Royal Oak, Wednesday 10 a.m. Friends may visit beginning at 9:30 a.m. Memorials appreciated to Shrine High School or Marygrove College. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com.
GRENFELL MICHAEL G. March 4, 2012, age 49. Wonderful husband of Dede for 24 years. Great dad who adored his kids Zoé and James. Dearest son of John and Jeannine Grenfell. Brother of John (Shelley), Eileen (Harry) Kaufmann, Kathy (Fred) Betcher, Jim (Marilyn), and Laurie. Mike taught 27 years at Edsel Ford High School, Dearborn. Loved by students and colleagues alike. Avid Red Wings fan and book reader. Just sit Mike by a campfire surrounded by family and friends, that's all he needed. Mike will be so greatly missed. Funeral Service Friday 11 a.m. at Dearborn Christian Fellowship Church, 21360 Donaldson, Dearborn. Gathering at church 10 a.m. Visitation Wednesday 4-9 p.m. and Thursday 12-9 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Grenfell Family Memorial College Fund for Zoé and James or the Michael G. Grenfell Scholarship Fund. www.howepeterson.com