ARCHER ELIZABETH 88, Died March 13, 2012. Beloved wife of the late ROBERT K. ARCHER, Attorney. She taught first grade in Dearborn Township and Wyandotte. She was a member of the Choir at the Dearborn First United Methodist Church. She was also a model and salesperson at Jacobson's in Dearborn. She loved playing piano, golfing, and traveling. Survived by children, JEFFREY M. and LISA ARCHER YOUNG; three grandchildren Matthew, Hayden, and Kelley; sister Eleanor Graham Moore. Memorial service at First United Methodist Church, Belleville, on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society of Huron Valley, Ann Arbor. Arrangements by David C. Brown Funeral Home, Belleville. www.davidcbrownfh.com
BEER MARY LEE Age 85. (Born on August 7, 1926). Passed away on April 10, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Robert C. Beer. Loving mother of Laura Beer (Dennis Sobocinski). Sister of Joanne Mettert (Blum). Dear aunt of David Beer (Donna), Dave Jr., Craig (Kate) and the late Jennifer. Great aunt to Janet, Jennifer, Charlie, Emily and several other nieces and nephews. Also survived by her loving canine companion, Sadie. Retired Dearborn Heights High School Teacher. Visitation at the Dearborn Chapel of the Voran Funeral Home on Thursday, April 12, 2012, 3-9 p.m. Funeral Service Friday, April 13, 2012 at the funeral home. Please call the funeral home for time of service. 313-278-5100. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Michigan Humane Society. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com.
BROOKS DIANE C. 62, of Effort, Pennsylvania, formerly of Rochester Hills, MI, passed away Monday, April 9, 2012, in Bethlehem, PA. Born in Cleveland, daughter of the late Vincent and Clarice (Jackson) Wilson. Diane was a hairstylist for many years at Professionals Beauty Salon in Michigan. Survived by daughter, Tori Schultz,son-in-law, Ralph, and granddaughters, Tristan and Tailar, with whom she resided; son, Brian Wilson of Columbus, Ohio; twin brother, Brian Wilson, Sr. of Cleveland, OH; sister, Patricia Wilson of Cleveland Heights. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Cummings and Davis Funeral Home, 13201 Euclid Avenue, East Cleveland, OH 44112.
BYLICA LAWRENCE Age 86. April 9, 2012. Beloved husband of Elsie. Loving father of Robert (Michele), Michael, Karen (Darryl) Mezigian, and Kathy (Robert) Fallis. Dear grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and faithfully served the city of Detroit for 37 years on the police force. In state Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with a 6 p.m. Panachyda at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. until the 10 a.m. Mass at St. Johns Ukranian Catholic Church, 3877 Clippert St., Detroit. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
COURNEY ANDREW Age 51. April 4, 2012. Loving husband of Janette. Proud father of Andrew, Anthony and Alexander. Loving son-in-law of Jerry Krist and Teresa Ryan. Brother-in-law of Joseph Krist. Visitation Thursday 1-9 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave at Vernier Rd, Grosse Pointe Woods. In state 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. Friday at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 23401 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. ahpeters.com
DIPPONG PETER SR. April 9, 2012. Age 84. Loving husband of the late Margaret. Dear father of Peter (the late Karen) and Ed (Gail) Dippong. Dear grandfather of Christopher (Bianca) and Jacqueline and great grandfather of Dillon. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, 49150 Schoenherr Rd. (N. of 22 Mile Rd.) Shelby Twp. Funeral service on Friday 11:00 am at the Funeral Home. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy can be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
DOLATA WANDA M. Age 93. Passed peacefully on April 8, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Joanne (Leslie) Campbell, Laura (Bruce) Krider, and Patricia (Clark) Gallagher. Proud grandmother of J. Scott (Tami) Campbell, Rebecca (Steven) Marcetic, and Alison Momot, Adam Momot, and Alexander Momot. Great-grandmother of Zachary Campbell, Quentin Campbell, and Sabrina Campbell. Retired owner with her late husband of Dolata Jewelers in Dearborn Heights. Member of the Msgr. Hunt K of C Retirees and the St. Maria Goretti D of I. Any contributions can be made in her name to the Veterans of Foreign Wars or the American Red Cross. Visitation Thursday 9:30am at St. Anselm. Mass 10am. Interment St. Hedwig. Retirees Rosary Wednesday at 3pm. Visitation Wednesday 2:30pm-8pm at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren. www.sajewskifh.com
DREW MARY M., April 8, 2012, Age 100. Daughter of the late Samuel and Rose Drew. Dear aunt of Judy Fellrath and Bob Toohey. Funeral Service Friday 10 a.m. at Lourdes Convalescent Center, 2300 Watkins Lake Rd., Waterford. Visitation at Lourdes begins at 9:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to Lourdes Senior Community. A.J. Desmond & Sons, (248) 362-2500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
EVANS MARY F. Age 101 of Dearborn. Died April 10, 2012. Mary was born in Windber, Pennsylvania, grew up in Detroit and lived in Dearborn for over 60 years. Mary achieved Centurion plus status on March 13, 2012. She was involved with the Knights of Columbus Colleens and Tabernacle Society at Sacred Heart Church. She attended her weekly seniors meeting faithfully and enjoyed bingo and slot machines up until her end. She is lovingly survived by her four children, Bob, Ron (Sara), Patricia and Kathleen Evans. She was the grandmother to six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Her husband Joseph, grandsons, Bradford and Kurt Evans will greet her in Heaven. Mary was the 7th of 13 children and leaves behind her sister, Betty Topp. She was a terrific person and all of those who came in contact with her loved her instantly and felt the love she carried for all people. She will be remembered for her wit and great sense of humor. We all loved her and were proud to call her mom. Visitation Thursday, April 12, 1 8 p.m. Querfeld Funeral Home, 1200 Oakwood, Dearborn. Rosary Thursday 7:00 p.m. In state Friday, 10:30 a.m. followed by an 11:00 a.m. Mass at St. Martha Catholic Church, 18200 Oakwood, Dearborn. Memorials to Arbor Hospice, 2366 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48103 or The Capuchins, 1820 Mt. Elliott St., Detroit, MI 48207. www.querfeldfuneralhome.com.
FELD PATRICIA A. Age 75, April 9, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dearest mother of Joseph, Jr., Donna, James (Susan), Linda (Mark) Wojciechowicz, and Gary (Karen). Proud grandmother of Spenser, Joey, Cory, Christopher, Taylor, Alyssa, Matthew, Ryan, and Brendan. Visitation Wenesday 5-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.), 54880 VanDyke at 25 Mile Rd. Prayers Thursday 7 p.m. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. until Mass 10 a.m. at St. Isidore Church, 18201 23 Mile Rd. at Romeo Plank. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charity of your Choice in Pat's memory are greatly appreciated. Interment Resurrection. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.