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.
FERRAZZA EVELYN A. Age 67. April 10, 2012. Beloved wife of Primo. Dear mother of Teresa (Tom) Gallmeier, Anthony (Marnie), and Angie (Eric) Neidel. Loving grandmother of Amanda, Gina, Andrea, Zoe, Gianna, Leah, and Linsey. Visitation at the O'Brien/ Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi, 248-348-1800, Thursday 2-9 p.m. Rosary Thursday 7 p.m. In state Friday 10:30 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 46325 W. 10 Mile, Novi until time of Funeral Liturgy 11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Online condolences www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com.
GOETTL EGON W. Of Grand Blanc, age 85, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2012. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Faith Lutheran Church, 12534 Holly Road, Grand Blanc, Pastor Todd Biermann officiating. Private burial in White Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Visually Impaired Center, 1422 West Court Street, Flint, MI 48503. Visitation 1-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, Flint. Egon was born on March 12, 1927. He leaves behind to treasure his memory his wife of over 61 years, Rose (nee Dewald), his loving son Ed (Donna) and his devoted daughter, Caroline (Eric) Ethington, as well as the joy of his later life, his two grandsons, Jason and Jacob Ethington. He was a retiree of GM, having been a tool designer for Fisher Body for over 20 years. He will be delighted to be reunited in Heaven with his parents, Jakob and Karoline Goettl, and his sister, Karoline, who preceded him in death. His family is saddened by his passing but mindful that he had suffered enough and has finally been released of his earthly afflictions. He was a good man, a wonderful husband, father, and grand- father. He cherished his family above all else and he will live on in their memories forever. A special thank you to Egon's caregiver, Monica Graziano for all her care and support. Your condolences may be shared with the family at swartzfuneralhomeinc.com
HARRISON TIMOTHY Age 59. Passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side, April 8, 2012. Beloved husband of Susan. Dearest son of Barbara and the late Bobby Harrison. Beloved father of Joshua (Amanda) Harrison, Jennifer Elkins and the late Megan Rose Harrison. Loving brother of Michael (Angelika) Harrison, Patrick Harrison and Kathleen (Gordon) McInnes. Dear grandfather of Ivory, Aidan, Laine and Adara. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at Weise Funeral Home, 7210 Park Ave., Allen Park (313 382-1150). Rosary service Wednesday 7:15 pm. In State Thursday 10:30 am until time of Mass 11:00 am at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 9000 Laurence (at Wick). Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. Please see our online obituary/guestbook at www.weisefuneralhome.com
HAYWARD JULIE Age 92, April 8, 2012 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Loving mother of Terry (Raelene) Hayward, and Christopher (Geri) Hayward. Dear sister of Helen (the late Cass) Niborski, Jeanie (Fred) Drapala and the late Estelle Yates. Dearest grandmother of Jennifer (Paul) Ritter, and Amy (John) Svec. Dear great-grandmother of Brandon, Megan, Anna, and Sydney. Visitation at the Dearborn Chapel of the Voran Funeral Home on Thursday April 12, 2012 from 2-9 p.m. Funeral service Friday April 13, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Northview Cemetery. Visit our online guestbook at www.voranfuneralhome.com
JOHNSON MARJORIE M. Age 87. Beloved wife of the late Clarence. Dear mother of Lynn (Michael) Bowman, Robert, Donald (Barbara), and Thomas. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of four. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. with Funeral Service Saturday 11 a.m. at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (between 6-7 Mile). Final resting place Glen Eden Cemetery. Family requests contributions to your favorite charity appreciated.
KALLIS HAROLD N. Of Grand Blanc, age 84, died Monday, April 9, 2012 at Genesys Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 2245 East Baldwin Road, Grand Blanc, Father Angelo Maggos officiating. Burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. Those desiring may make contributions to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Visitation 12 noon - 2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road. A Trisagion Service will be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Surviving are wife, Agape; three children, Mark of Bloomfield, John and wife Dr. Jean Marie of Louisville, Kentucky, Carolyn and husband Paul Jokisch of Grand Blanc; five grandchildren Marie and Sophia Kallis, Bethany, Paul and John Jokisch; Your condolences may be shared with the family at swartzfuneralhomeinc.com.
KASE MARGARET M. "MIDGE" Age 88. Beloved wife of the late William. Loving mother of Bill (Marie), Ken (Tonya), Charley, Kathy (Ron) Williams and Mary Ann Huhta. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 10. Dear sister of six. Visitation Thursday 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. with 7:00 p.m. Rosary at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (btw 6 and 7 Mile). In state Friday 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Loretto Church, 17116 Olympia (Beech Daly and 6 Mile). In lieu of flowers, contributions to Village of Redford and Odyssey Hospice appreciated. Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
LOMPRA GLORIA MARIE January 30, 1932 April 8, 2012. Daughter of Cyril and Florence McKeown. Wife of Clarence Lompra (deceased). Children Lawrence and wife Rosa Linda, Christopher, Gregory and wife Tina, Matthew (deceased) Gemma, and husband Bernerd. Gloria is survived by three sisters, 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Every Thanksgiving and Easter for the last 26 or so years her house would be filled with the laughter and joviality of 30 to 40 dinner guests comprised of family and friends. For many of us Easter and Thanksgiving will never be the same. Gloria passed on Easter, her favorite holiday. Gloria was deeply loved and will be missed and remembered lovingly as a feisty and loving Mother, Grandma, Sister, Aunt and friend. She is now in a better place. We will miss her. You are loved and will be loved. Visitation Wednesday 5-8 p.m. and Thursday 1-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Evening service. Funeral service Friday 10 a.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (Between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill).
MANDRELLA CONSTANCE B. Age 81, passed April 8, 2012. Beloved wife of Arthur. Dear mother of David Mandrella, Laura (Michael) Micklus, Gary Mandrella, and the late Arthur Mandrella. Loving grandmother of David Paul, Jennifer, Juliette, Ryan, and great-grandmother of Carlin. Visitation for Mrs. Mandrella will be Wednesday 5-9 p.m., at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 Mile Rd). Mrs. Mandrella will lie in state 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Malachy Catholic Church until the time of Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com.
MICHAEL JOSEPH JR. 87 passed away Saturday, March 24, 2012. He was born March 2, 1925, in Detroit, MI and was a 43 year resident of Las Vegas. Joe was a decorated World War II army veteran, participating in all but one of the European Campaigns. He retired from the gaming industry where he worked as a casino executive. Joe loved people and always took time to get to know anyone he met. He was very devoted to his family; loving husband, father and grandfather. Joe is survived by his wife of 63 years Hazel, daughters Valerie, Leslie, Stephanie, and Kimberly ; sons Mark, Doug, and Jeffrey; grandchildren, Michael, Brittany, Jimmy, Joey, Ryan, Kelci, Carson, Brooke, and Taylor; sons-and daughters in-law Art, Dennis, Ron, Ellen and Alla; and his older brother, Mike Michael, M.D. Funeral Services will be held in Las Vegas on April 12th. Interment will be April 13th.