ALBRIGHT ANNE Age 90. May 21, 2012. Beloved wife to Albert for almost 70 years. Dear mother to Barbara (Richard) Johnson and Bruce Albright. Cherished grandmother of six and great-grandmother of two. Predeceased by her daughter Alberta Beversdorf. Visitation Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at S.K. Schultz Funeral Home, 43300 Garfield, (North of 19 Mile) in Clinton Township. Funeral Service Friday 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Clinton Grove Cemetery. Share your memories at www.SchultzFuneralHome.com
BERNAL ROBERT (BOB) T. May 21, 2012. Age 60. Loving father to Leslie (Brad) Burns. Proud Papa to Justin and Adam. Uncle to Rachel and Michael. Predeceased by his parents, Manuel and Helen, and his brother Joe. He will be missed by all his family and friends. Funeral Service will be held Thursday 11 a.m. at McFarland Foss Funeral Home (mcfarlandfoss.com), 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn. Visitation Wednesday 1-8 p.m. Burial White Chapel Cemetery.
BRAID THE REVEREND JAMES of Hartland, former pastor of Milford United Methodist Church and, since 1998, Pastor of Visitation at Orchard United Methodist Church in Farmington Hills, died on May 21st, after a courageous, lifelong struggle with depression. He was 78 years old. Survived by his beloved wife, Judith, his son Mike (Tera) Braid of White Hall, Michigan, daughter Lynne (Steve) Morgan of Linden, Michigan, and granddaughters, Paige and Brittany. He was preceded in death by his sister, Normalee Flynn. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, on Thursday, May 24, from 2-4 and 6-8p.m. Funeral service will be Friday, May 25, 11 a.m. at Orchard United Methodist Church, 30450 Farmington Road, just south of 14 Mile Road in Farmington Hills. Burial Milford Memorial Cemetery. For further information please phone 248-684-6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
BURGETT ALEXANDRA ELIZABETH, tragically May 19, 2012, Age 22 of Plymouth. Cherished daughter of Mark and Molly. Loving sister of Lauren and Madeline. Beloved granddaughter of Norval and Roxanne Burgett. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Alex was a senior at Western Michigan University and employed at Residential Opportunities Inc. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd., (between Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Funeral Service Thursday 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth, 701 Church St., Plymouth. Memorials may be made to Gift of Life. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
CAMERON PATRICIA M. (NEE SHAY) Age 88, May 21, 2012 Beloved wife of the late Gerald. Dearest mother of Tom, Marilyn, Mary Ellen, Maureen, Carol, Patti, Kathy and Sandy. Proud grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of nine. Visitation Thursday 3-9:00 p.m. with prayers at 7:00 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.) 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. at St. Irenaeus Church, 771 Old Perch Rd. Rochester Hills until Mass, 10:00 a.m. Interment Guardian Angel Cemetery. Donations to the P.K.D. Foundation or the National Kidney Foundation of MI are appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "Online Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
CIARKOWSKI CHARLOTTE May 22, 2012. Age 94. Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Dear mother of Alice Paul, Carolyn (Fred Johnson) Morrison, Arthur (Janet) Ciarkowski, Mary (Rick) Tobin and Charlene (Vince) Pizzimenti. Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Jane Kodlowski, Eleanor Swita, Lottie Zobeck, and Clara Apap and sister-in-law of Loretta Szatkiewski. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m. with a Rosary 7 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. In state Friday 9:30 am until time of Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 20955 Bournemouth Ave, Harper Woods. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Capuchins. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com.
DAVIDSON KATHY Age 79, May 21, 2012. Beloved wife of the late James "Red". Dearest mother of Vicki (Ken) Klanke, Diana Morrison, Julie (Sam) Sanom, Thomas (Martha), Linda (Bob Ossowski) Hicks, Paul (Holly) and the late James F. Davidson, III. Proud grandmother of Dr. James F. Davidson, IV, Bridget Campbell, Brandon Klanke, Kelly Morrison, Jimmy Morrison, Samantha Sanom, Michael Sanom, Tom Davidson, Jr., Bob Davidson, Katie Davidson, Tori Hicks, Heather Hicks, Sherri Hicks, Paul Davidson, Jas Davidson and the late Heather Burchett. Great-grandmother of Kaleb Vanaman, Kaylee Vanaman, Madison Davidson, Tommy Davidson, Abbie Hicks, Mila Davidson and Braylen Morrison. Dear sister of Fairby Watson. Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. Funeral Friday 10:00 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.) 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. Donations to the Alzheimer's Assoc. or Great Lakes Hospice are greatly appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "Online Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
DICKEY MARY L. Age 77 of Canton. Beloved wife of the late Carl. Dear mother of Shelly Dickey, Carla (Eric) Bennett, and Lloyd Dickey. Proud grandmother of five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Also survived by four sisters and one brother. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. The body will lie in state on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Funeral service at the Plymouth Salvation Army, 9451 South Main Street (south of Ann Arbor Rd) Plymouth. Interment Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens, Novi. To share memories, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
EDDY JOHN R. of White Lake, May 20, 2012 at 89 years of age. Loving husband of Vivian, the late Dorothy and the late Vaneta Sue. Beloved father of Julie (Hal) Raupp, Kathryn (James) McKinsey, Michael Eddy and James Eddy. Step-father of Dennis (Louise) Hardy and Diane (Tony) Aguilera; dear grandfather of Jennifer (Brian) Porter, Karen (Jake) Clever and Kevin McKinsey; great grandfather of Owen, Maxton, Geneva, Graham and Zachary. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by two brothers, C. David and William Eddy. Mr. Eddy was a Staff Sergeant in the US Army WWII. He was awarded a Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 bronze stars, 2 overseas service bars, a Good Conduct Medal and Distinctive Unit Badge. John was part of the Western Pacific Air Offensive and a member of an Army Air Force Bomb Squadron in the Mariana Islands (Guam). Mr. Eddy owned Detroit Automatic Heat. He had been a member of Central United Methodist Church for over 30 years. Funeral service will be held on Friday, May 25, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 3882 Highland Rd., Waterford. Family will receive friends Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 PM at COATS FUNERAL HOME WATERFORD. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to United Methodist Retirement Communities of Chelsa, MI, Central United Methodist Church or Seasons Hospice Foundation. To send a private condolence go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.
GARTH LAFAYETTE J., III Age 92, May 15, 2012. Beloved husband of Earline for 55 years. Dear father of LaFaye, L.J. Garth V, Fayette, LJ Keith, and Ette Garth. Survived by many loving grandchildren, neices, and nephews and lifelong friends. Celebration Gathering Saturday, May 26 1-3 p.m. at 270 Horton St., Detroit 48202. In lieu of flowers, perennials for Alabama Gravesite.
HEWETT SEVA MARIE Was born December 9, 1940 in Negaunee, MI. She passed away April 26, 2012in San Diego, California. Marie was a longtime resident of San Diego, CA. Marie attended Michigan State University earning a Master's Degree in psychology, in the early 1970's she moved to southern CA, where she earned a Doctorate in psychology. She retired from the Santee School District in 2010. Survivors include Nephews Leo (Terilynne) Krajewski of Cookeville, Tennessee; Kevin Krajewski of Detroit; Gary Krajewski of Detroit; niece Geraldine Parks of Centerline, MI; and many great-nieces and nephews; as well as dear friends. Predeceased by father Carl Ylitalo, mother Tyne Ylitalo, nephew Daniel Krajewski, Chris Krajewski. Dear longtime friend of Paula Malinck. Memorial Services to follow, please check www.clairemont mortuary.com
HEWLETT CHRISTINE M. May 21, 2012, Age 49 of Novi. Loving wife of Rich. Devoted mother of Jeffrey and Joey. Beloved daughter of Joseph and Joan Bono. Dear sister of Ann (Mike) Kuzara, Joseph Bono and Steven Bono. Chris was a very special person who loved her family, faith and friends and will be deeply missed. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd., (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. In state Saturday 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Funeral Service at First United Methodist Church of Northville, 777 W. Eight Mile, (at Taft) Northville. Interment Rural Hill Cemetery, Northville. Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 24359 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 225, Southfield, MI 48075. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
HOWEY JAMES I. May 14, 2012. Age 74 of Clinton Twp. Loving husband of the late Agnes. He is survived by his son Dennis. Beloved parents Gloria and the late Ira. Brother to Judy (Jim), Brian (Val), Alice and to the late Lester (Linda) and Mark. Retired from Farmer Jack's after 55 years as a stock clerk. He enjoyed all sports and was a big fan of U of M, the Red Wings and the Tigers. Memorial luncheon at a later date.
KEENAN GERALD EDWARD, Age 68, passed away May 19, 2012. Gerald was born on April 24, 1944. Survived by his loving wife of 31 years Shirley Keenan; four children Sheilalynne (Steven) Bono, Shirleyanne Schuler, Darla Elizabeth Keenan, Joseph Edward Keenan; three sisters Shirley (Larry) Griffin, Sandy (Vince) Kruse, Carol (Bill) Teasal, sister-in-law Pat Keenan (Mike), numerous nieces and nephews and three great grandchildren Chase and Blake Mallory, Ava Rose Paluzzi. Visitation Thursday, May 24, 2-9 p.m. at E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Home, 22642 Ryan Road, Warren. A Funeral service will be held on Friday, May 25, 12:30 p.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the family are greatly appreciated.
KENDZIERSKI REVEREND NORBERT V. May 19, 2012. Pastor of St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church in Farmington Hills. Survived by his sisters Stella Sokolowski and Helen Casaday. The Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at St. Fabian Catholic Church, 32200 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church, 32500 Middlebelt, Farmington Hills. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
KLENK RONALD J. Age 71, of South Lyon, formerly of Livonia, passed away May 21, 2012. Devoted husband of Geraldine. Loving father of Renee (Steve) Summers and Jeff (Kim). Cherished son of Catherine and the late Joseph. Dear brother of Lori (Dan Stewart) Huntley and Art (Terrie). Adored grandfather of Nicole, Drew, Greg, Evan, and Alex. Visitation Thursday 2 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Casterline Funeral Home, 59255 Ten Mile, South Lyon. Funeral Mass Friday, 10:30 a.m., in state at 10 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 S. Lafayette, South Lyon. Contributions to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation appreciated.
KUCZAJDA EDWARD Age 98. May 20, 2012. Beloved husband of 48 years to the late Mary (nee Babich). Loving father to Michael (Cathy Winowiecki), and Kathleen (Gary) Kadau. Proud grandfather of Karyn and Robert Kadau. Dearest brother of Frances Mazur. Much loved by many nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 20955 Bournemouth, Harper Woods, on Wednesday, in state from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. Memorial contributions can be made to: Felician Sisters c/o Sister Alfonsa, 36800 Schoolcraft, Livonia 48150. ahpeters.com
KURTH ANNE of St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Born September 13, 1942 Beaver Island, Michigan. Beloved wife of 48 years of Bayard Kurth Jr. Dear mother of Bayard (Linda Plizga), Bryan, and Brenden (Lesa Brubaker). Mother-in-law to Susan Healy. Proud and loving grandmother of Bridget Kathleen Healy. Sister to Grace Doig, Audrey Smallwood,and Kathleen Wood. Also leaves many nieces and nephews. An everyday housewife who gave up the good life for us. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 24, service time 10:00 a.m. (in state 9:30 a.m.) at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 22412 Overlake -Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080. Burial Service August 11, Holy Cross Cemetery, Beaver Island, MI 49782. Memorial contributions to be made, in lieu of flowers to: Holy Cross Cemetery, Beaver Island, MI
LaFOUNTAIN MARK D. Age 55. May 21, 2012 of Brownstown. Loving son of Arthur Sr. and the late Kathryn. Dearest brother of Arthur Jr. (Susan), Theresa (Michael) Karner, Andrea (David) Eddy, Phillip (Judy), Paul (Jennifer), and Bruce. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. at John Molnar Funeral Home, 23700 West Road, Brownstown. www.molnarfuneralhome.com.
LASSMAN PATRICIA F. Age 88, May 22, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Raymond. Dear mother of Judy Roosen and Janet (Dan) Young. Two grandchildren Lori (Tim) MacAlpine and Meridith (Jim) DeMasse and eight great grandchildren also survive. Funeral services Friday 11am in Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 South Main, Mt.Clemens. Visitation Thursday 2-8pm in the funeral home. View full obituary at www.vickfuneralhome.com