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GALBRAITH CAROLYN F GALBRAITH CAROLYN GALBRAITH Age 74. November 16, 2008. Beloved wife of the late William. Loving mother of Diane (Eric) Hejtmanek, Jeffrey (Dawn) Galbraith and Christine (Jerry) Giametta. Proud grandmother of Kevin, Jennifer, Sarah, Keith, Taylor, Joshua, Caleb, Noah and Gabrielle. Dear sister of Maxine Babcock and Janet Utsler. Greeting period Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 1: 00 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield (N. of 15 Mile). Memorial Service Saturday 1:00 p.m. Share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
GALLAGHER JAMES GALLAGHER JIMMY GALLAGHER Age 73. November 9, 2008. Beloved husband of Frances (nee O'Brien) for 45 years. Loving father of John (Victoria), James (Amy) and Peter (Anita). Dear grandfather of Meghan, Brendan, Ty, Brody, Kiley, Sophia, Jessica and Evan. Dear brother of Mary, Ellen (Joe), Rose, Bridget (Eugene) and Frank (Rose). Son-in-law of Maisie O' Brien and brother-in-law of Ray (Eileen) O'Brien. Mr. Gallagher retired in 1999 from the GM Headquarters after 18 years. In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting donations for a memorial to be made in Mr. Gallagher's honor. There will be a Memorial Gathering Saturday, November 15th from 9 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 12 noon at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd.) Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
GARASCIA MARY M GARASCIA MARY GARASCIA November 8; age 95; of Brighton. Beloved wife of the late Charles and mother of the late David Garascia. Survived by and dear sister of Francis Cucchi and Dorothy (Per) Stenback; grandmother of Mark (Julie) and Christian (Christine) Garascia, and great-grandmother of four. Brief viewing Wednesday, November 12 at 9 a.m. immediately followed by funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 4571 John R. Rd., Troy, MI 48083. 248-689-7418. www.Hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com. Memorial contributions to Alzheimers Association. www.alz.org
GARDNER PATRICK GRADY GARDNER PATRICK GARDNER Age 62, passed away at his home in Clare, MI on Saturday, November 1, 2008. Dear son of Irene, beloved father of Tracie Gardner, Daniel Morin-Gardner (Andrew), Kristin (Dave) Houle, Sarah (Gordie) Vorac, loving grandfather of Jordan, Sydney, Annie, Autumn, Sean, Paige and Brian. Beloved brother of Edward (Barbara) Gardner, Karen (Gerald) Westphal, Kathy (Patrick) Doyle, Jon (Linda) Gardner, Jenny (Ron) Willsey. He was preceded in death by his father Kyran. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 16 at 3 p.m. Visitation 2-5 p.m. at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 West Lake Street (Ten Mile), South Lyon, MI. Please make donations to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, 1169 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Online guestbook www.phillipsfuneral.com
GATEWOOD JOE GATEWOOD SR November 21, 2008. Age 66. Father of Joe, Jr. Brother of Russell Greenway and Janice Coffeey. Retired from Chapmion Sparkplug 1997.
GEDDES WILLIAM A GEDDES WILLIAM GEDDES BILL GEDDES 66, of Kewadin, died November 8, 2008. Native of Toronto, retiree of Ford Motor Co. Heavy Truck Division. Beloved husband of Diane (nee Hughes), father of John (Sheri) of St. Joseph, Steven of Ann Arbor and Christine (fiance Tarak Joseph) of Ann Arbor. Much loved Papa of Matthew and Ashley. Brother of Sheila (Ernie) Valyocsik of Yardley, PA. Uncle of Sander (Amanda) and Eric (Tami). Visitation Tuesday November 11, 2008, 2-8 p.m. at Covell Funeral Home, 312 Pine St., Elk Rapids. Funeral Wednesday November 12, 2008 at 11 am at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 403 Traverse St., Elk Rapids with visitation one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to St. Paul's Church or Elk Rapids Community Food Pantry, 404 Spruce St., Elk Rapids. Arrangements were entrusted to Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.
GENERALOVICH PETER GENERALOVICH PETE GENERALOVICH Age 79 went home to be with the Lord, November 10, 2008. Loving and devoted husband of Helen (nee Popovich). Loving father of Jude (Ross) McKinley of Grosse Pointe, Jack Generalovich of Roseville, Kathi (Tom) Streasick of Warren, Michelle (Larry) Mikkola of Washington Township and Danielle Debrowsky of Roseville. Proud grandfather (DEDA) of Shaun, Jason and Marc Fustin, Devon McKinley, and Matthew Debrowsky. he was predeceased by granddaughter, Chelsea Elizabeth Pascoe on September 10, 2008. Pete was one of six children born to Jacob and Millie Generalovich. He was predeceased by is siblings Charles, Maria and Alexander Generalovich, Mary Tringali and Helen Antovich. Peter was joined in marriage to Helen Popovich on August 5, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan. They spent 58 wonderful years together raising their five children and enjoying their six grandchildren. He was a Korean War veteran in the United States Army. Pete was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather (DEDA) and friend. He will be truly missed by everyone who knew and loved him. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 pm. with 7 p.m Pomen. Funeral Thursday 11 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Interment, Resurrection Cemetery. Please share memories with the family at their "On Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
GEORGE MARGARET GEORGE Age 77, October 30, 2008.
loved wife of the late Joseph George. Dear daughter of the late Oliver and Margaret Gormley. Loving aunt of Audrey (Vino)
Gormley-Vasley. Also survived by her cherished grandnephew, Quinn, and grandniece, Iman. A memorial visitation will take place at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro
Pkwy (16 Mile) on Saturday, November 29th, at 2:00 p.m. with service at 4:00 p.m. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
GEORGEVISH ORA L GEORGEVISH ORA GEORGEVISH November 18, 2008 Age 85, of Milford. Formerly of Yuma, AZ, Highland Park, IL and South Milwaukee, WI. Died peacefully in
her sleep on November 11, 2008. She was the proud and loving mother of five children, Steve of Yuma, AZ, Dan (Meg) of Deerfield, IL, Jeff (Mary Patt) of Alameda, CA, Ellen (Doug) Reed of
Milford, MI and Joel (Alison) of Irvine, CA; and proud grandmother of Katie, Andy, Mary, Robbie, Tim, Jennifer and Eric. Services will be held privately by her family. Memorial contributions
appreciated to the National Kidney Foundation and Susan G Komen for the Cure. For further information please contact Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, Milford at 248-684-6645 or
GIACCHINA SAM GIACCHINA SAM Age 68. November 17, 2008. Loving father of Kimberly Ann Laudicina and Michael (Kristina). Proud grandfather of Vincent, Samantha, Joseph and Gabrielle. Loving son of Angeline. Dear brother of Connie Seelig, Margaret Ward, Joyce Barton, Joe and Tom. Sam was dedicated to his craft as a lifelong jeweler. Member of the Mt. Clemens Stamp Club and Veteran of the US Marine Corps. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Friday 11 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Pkwy. (16 Mile). Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
GIBBONS MARIE T GIBBONS MARIE GIBBONS Age 81, November 9, 2008. Beloved wife of the late John. Dear mother of Maureen (Ken) Kaneko, Rosemary (Jack) Ferrer, Sheila Gibbons, Carolyn (Larry) Weber and Sharon Gibbons. Loving grandmother of John, Jeff and Patrick Kaneko, Brad and Kay Ferrer, Eric, Benjamin and Zachary Weber, Jonathan Miller and great grandmother of Kane Ferrer. Also survived by a sister Virginia (Edward) Buchacz and two sister-in-laws, Veronica Gibbons and Corrine Mulvihill. Visitation Wednesday 2 to 9 p.m., with a rosary at 7 p.m. at the Northrop-Sassaman Funeral Home, 19091 Northville Road (at Seven Mile) Northville. Visitation Thursday 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, (Main and Orchard) Northville until time of the funeral liturgy at 10 a.m.
GIBERSON HAZEL D GIBERSON HAZEL GIBERSON Age 78 of Warner Robins, Georgia, formerly of Belleville, Michigan, entered into rest Tuesday, November 18, 2008. Mrs. Giberson was born on December 9, 1929 in Arkansas. As a homemaker who never met a stranger, she enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren. Her husband, Roy Giberson, and parents, Willis Troy Jackson and Etta Mae Prater Jackson, preceded her in death. Her memory will be forever treasured by her daughter, Laura Frabotta (Joe); brother, Robert Jackson (Marceda); brother-in-law, Wendel Stephens; and grandchildren, Nicholas and Maria Frabotta. Visitation for Mrs. Giberson will be Friday, November 21, 2008 from 6-8 p.m. at the Higgerson & Neal Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Belleville (734) 697-9400. Entombment Saturday, November 22, 11 a.m. at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Twp. www.hnfhome.com
GILCHRIST, ROBERT FRANKLIN GILCHRIST JR ROBERT GILCHRIST JR FRANKIE GILCHRIST JR age 51; departed this life Thursday, November 20, 2008. He leaves to cherish his memory loving wife, Mary Carr-Gilchrist of Bloomfield Hills, MI; one son, Marcus Gilchrist of Bloomfield Hills, MI; two daughters, Katrina and Krystal Navarro of Pontiac, MI; mother, Barbara Gilchrist of Pontiac, MI; mother-in-law Annie Carr of Pontiac, MI; three sisters, Cheryl Gilchrist of Auburn Hills, MI, Marcy (Ben) Washington of Detroit, MI, and Angela Gilchrist of Detroit, MI; one brother Brian Gilchrist of California; brothers-in-law, Ray (Anya) Carr of Pontiac, MI, Charley (Sharon) Carr of Grand Blanc, MI, and Willie Carr of Pontiac, MI; and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Mr. Gilchrist, Jr. was preceded in death by his father, Robert Franklin Gilchrist, Sr. and sister-in-law Vera Carr. Mr. Gilchrist, Jr was a graduate of Pontiac Northern High School served in the United States Army and a recent retiree of General Motors. Family Hour 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at Monument of Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 378 Auburn Ave., with Funeral Service commencing at 11 a.m. Pastor James H. Keyes, Sr., officiating. Interment Perry Mount Park Cemetery, 878 N. Perry St. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the church 10 a.m. Tuesday. Mr. Gilchrist, Jr will Lie in State in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 268 N. Perry St., and may be viewed from 12 Noon to 8 p.m. Monday
GILL, CHARLENE ANN GILL CHARLENE GILL CHARLENE ROBINSON GILL age 75; of Davisburg, and formerly of Pontiac; died Friday, November 14, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital in Pontiac. Charlene was born July 06, 1933 in Farmington, Michigan the daughter of the late David N. Robinson and the late Anna (nee: Walsh) Robinson. Charlene is survived by her loving husband Chloral Red Gill; and is the dear mother of Carl (Denise) Gill, Jeffrey (Dawn) Gill, Bradley (Sally) Gill, Daniel Gill, and Mitchell (Gretchen) Gill; also surviving are Mrs. Gill s nine cherished grandchildren, Chad, Coriann, Ryan, Casey, Cody, Christopher, Nathan, Ryley, and Spencer. Mrs. Gill is the beloved sister of Mildred Robinson, Grace Larrison, David (Susan) Robinson, and lifelong friend of Marge Novess, Jane Morin, and Mel Felice. Visitation for Mrs. Gill will be Monday from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Harrington & Temrowski Funeral Home, 8909 Dixie Highway in Clarkston. Mrs. Gill will Lie in State Tuesday 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, 120 Lewis St. in Pontiac, until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Memorial donations appreciated to St. Michael s Catholic Church. Please share memories at www.HarringtonFuneralHomeClarkston.com
GILLESPIE GRACE E GILLESPIE GRACE GILLESPIE Age 86, of Plymouth, passed away November 12, 2008 at her home. Beloved wife of the late Robert Gillespie, loving mother of Robert Gillespie, Christopher (Jan) Gillespie, Jonathan (Daniel Imeson) Gillespie, Constance (John) Demmery, Susan (Thomas) Stanley, loving grandmother of six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and sister of Thomas (Tracy) Termini. Memorial service to take place on Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at the at the First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth, 701 Church St., Plymouth, MI. A luncheon will follow at the Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bellaire Public Library, P.O. Box 477, Bellaire, MI., 49615. Arrangements were handled by the Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.
GILLIS DONNA T GILLIS DONNA GILLIS Age 98. Died Friday, November 21. Beloved wife of the late John (Jack) Gillis and the late Norman P. Lodewyk. Loving mother of Ann Loranger-Dunn (John), Paul Lodewyk (Geri), and John Lodewyk. Six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Sister Maris Stella, O.P., Betty Carrier (Donald), and the late Anita Karpen, Rosanna Cahill, Joseph J., Leonard, and William Beaufait, sister-in-law Irene (Betty) Beaufait. Visitation Sunday 2:30-9 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack, Grosse Pointe Woods. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores. Rosary Sunday 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Capuchin Fathers.
GILROY JOHN GILROY MD FRCP FACP(S) passed away on November 13, 2008 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Dr. Gilroy, a resident of Bloomfield Hills, was the former chairman of neurology at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak . Prior to that, he was the Chairman of Neurology at Wayne State University and Harper Hospital . His vision and passion led to the creation of the Beaumont Neuroscience Center, a state of the art teaching and care facility. He was revered by patients and admired by colleagues. He was a published author and renowned lecturer and teacher. Dr Gilroy was 83 years old. He is survived by his wife Renee Terry Gilroy, his children Ian, Robin and Wendy (David) Clements, his grandchildren Allyson, Jonathon, Amanda, Alexis, Jourdan, Alaina, and John (Jac), his great granddaughter Taylor, and the mother of his children, Betty Gilroy. There will be a memorial service on Saturday, November 22 at 11 a.m. at Christ Church Cranbrook, 470 Church Rd, (Lone Pine west of Woodward) Bloomfield Hills. The family has requested that any donations be made in the name of John Gilroy, MD to the Beaumont Foundation, for the Neuroscience Center for Alzheimer's Research, 3711 W. 13 Mile Rd., Royal Oak, MI 48073. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-362-2500. view obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GIOVANNUCCI PIERINA V GIOVANNUCCI PIERINA GIOVANNUCCI Age 80, November 12, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Melvin. Dear mother of David (Jennifer) and Perri Giovannucci. Dear sister of John (Theresa) Cerutti, Charles Cerutti, and Vincent Cerutti. Visitation Saturday 5-9 p.m. and Sunday 1-9 p.m. with a Rosary 7 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack at Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores. ahpeters.com
GIZA EDWARD GIZA Age 83. Beloved husband of Beverly. Dear father of John (Sue), Suzanne Werden, Kathleen (Donald) Miesenar, Theresa Tanason, Ellen Ferguson, and the late Daniel. Loving grandfather of 16 and great-grandfather of six. Visitation Sunday 3-8 p.m. Rosary 7 p.m. at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (btwn. 6-7 Mile). In state Monday 9 a.m., Mass 9:30 a.m. at Divine Child Church, 25001 Herbert Weier Dr., Dearborn. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
GIZOWSKI LORI ANN GIZOWSKI LORI GIZOWSKI November 18, 2008. Age 46 of Keego Harbor. Beloved daughter of Caroline and the late Edmund, Sr. Dear sister of Kathryn Wengle (Lawrence), Edmund Jr. (Charlotte) and her twin Linda Knox (Brad). Also survived by nieces, nephews and Samantha. Funeral Service Friday 11 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile). Family will receive friends Thursday 4-8 p.m. Memorial tributes to the American Heart Association. View obituary and share memories at www.desmondfuneralhome.com
GLENN LUTHER WILLIAM GLENN SR LUTHER GLENN SR 78, Detroit, Michigan, a Ford retiree, died peacefully, Monday, November 17, 2008 at New Light Nursing Home. Services take place at 10:30am, Monday, November 24, 2008 at Cole Funeral Home with burial immediately following at United Memorial Gardens in Plymouth, Michigan. Luther leaves behinds his five children: Luther Glenn Jr., William Glenn, Kristi Glenn, Karlena Glenn, Matthew Glenn; sisters Roberta Lundy, Mary Preston and Nora Burkett; and one grandchild Tia Michelle Glenn.
GLORIA PAGNUCCO DALTON GLORIA PAGNUCCO GLORIA PAGNUCCO LeBO GLORIA Age 81, November 19, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Beckett LaBo and the late Bruno L. Pagnucco. Mother of Chris (Patricia) Pagnucco and Jayne Pagnucco. Grandmother of Sean Pagnucco. Sister of Marguerite Ducey, Josephine Dalton, Bernice Bonarek, Barbara Bondy, and the late Virginia June, the late Dorothy Buckwalter, the late Henry Dalton, the late Robert Dalton, and the late Howard Dalton. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass at Church of St. Owen, 6869 Franklin Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.), Monday 11 a.m. Family will receive friends and relatives at church beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will be held privately. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com.
GLOSTER JANET GLOSTER JANET JOSWICK GLOSTER Age 74, November 11, 2008 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Loving mother of Jennifer King and the late James M. Gloster, Jr. Dearest sister of Marilyn (Al) Schoder, John (Anna) Joswick, James (Marie) Joswick, and the late Cathie (Larry) Tyburski. Beloved daughter of the late Leonard and Catherine Joswick. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 2 to 9 with Rosary at 6 p.m. at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr at Masonic (13 ˝ Mile), Warren. Funeral Saturday, in state at 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Edmund Catholic Church, 14025 Twelve Mile, Warren. (See JOSWICK, Leonard notice) ahpeters.com
GLOVER WILLIE GLOVER BILL GLOVER Of Rochester Hills. Survived by Belinda Glover, beloved wife of 23 years. Funeral Friday 11 a.m. at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 119-123 Wesson, Pontiac. In state at Cobb's Funeral Home Thursday 12-8 p.m. Family will receive friends Friday 10-11 a.m. at the church. Click here for a story about this very special man, who was the Athletic Director of Pontiac Central High School.
GOETSCH EARL G GOETSCH EARL GOETSCH November 17, age 89 of Farmington Hills. Beloved husband of Shirley of 64 years. Dear father of Robert (Luann) and Nancy (John) Bateman. Loving grandpa of Alayna, Scott and Heather. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia. Funeral Service Saturday 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
GOETZ ANGUS GERALD GOETZ JR ANGUS GOETZ JR of Bloomfield Hills; born September 28, 1935, in Detroit; died November 10, 2008, in his home, after a long illness. A lifelong resident of Bloomfield Hills, he had also resided in Grosse Pointe. He was an attorney with his own firm, Hardig, McConnell, Goetz & Palmiere, P.C, of Bloomfield Hills. He received his BA from the University of Michigan in 1957 and his LLB from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1961. Angus was a lecturer on ethics and professional responsibility. He was also a member of the Professional and Judicial Ethics Committee and was its Chairperson from 1977-1983 and 1988-1994. He was also Chairperson of the Client Protection Fund Committee, 2001-2004, held numerous positions with the Michigan State Bar Association and Oakland Bar Association, was nominated for the Champion of Justice Award by the State Bar of Michigan, was a fellow of the American Bar Foundation in 1987, and received the State Bar of Michigan Roberts P. Hudson Award for "Outstanding and Unique" services in 1983. He was also a member of the Turtle Lake Club, Michigan Bar Association. Survivors, spouse of 48 years, Alma Jean Goetz; children, Angus Gerald Goetz III, Wendy Anne Hayek, Marion Escha Noelker-Simmons; grandchildren Cristina Marie Goetz, Julia Maria Cassel; Gunner Angus Louis Goetz. St. Hugo, Bloomfield Hills, November 14, 2008, 11 a.m. Memorial Service. Fr. Tony Toco officiating. Arrangements made by Wm. R. Hamilton Co., 226 Crocker Blvd. - Mt. Clemens.
GOETZ MARY ANN GOETZ; MARY ANN PIANTANIDA MARY GOETZ MARY ANN GOETZ MARY PIANTANIDA of Waterford, formerly of E. St. Louis, IL; age 80; received into the arms of her precious Savior, Jesus Christ, November 18, 2008. She left this world surrounded and comforted by her family. Preceded in death by her beloved husband Edward. Mother of Theresa (Vernon) Lewis of Waterford, Karen (Robert) Weiss of New Jersey, Mary (Steven) Loomis of Ohio, Mark (Debbie) Goetz of Tennessee, Paul (Mairead) Goetz of New Jersey, John (Elizabeth) Goetz of Alaska, Ann (Joseph) Lewis of Indiana, and Andrew (Tressa) Goetz of Howell; grandmother of Matthew, Michael, Jennifer, Lisa, Miriam, Cecelia, Edward, Clare, Daniel, Patrick, Veronica, Steven, Joseph, Ashley, Shane, Ryan, Brendan, Kieran, Jacob, Joshua, Raymond, Andrew, Danielle; great grandmother of Kaleb, Ava and Charlotte; sister of Paul (Rosemary) Piantanida of Illinois, and Virginia McMillan of Missouri. Mary Ann loved music and was a classically trained soprano. She was active in her parish and sang in the choir for twenty-six years. She loved to play the piano and her artistic talents spanned many of the arts. She worked for many years at the Judson Center caring for the mentally disabled. She was a loving, faith-filled mother who will be terribly missed. Scriptural Rosary Friday 4:30 p.m. at Lewis E. Wint Funeral Home, Clarkston, where friends may visit Friday 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Requiem Mass celebrated at Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, Waterford, Saturday, November 22 at 11 a.m. meeting directly at the church after 10:30 a.m. Rite of Committal All Saints Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (http://www.lustgarten.org), Ave Maria Radio (http://www.avemariaradio.net) or Mercy Hospice (800-832-1155). Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
GOLEY WILLIAM H GOLEY WILLIAM GOLEY BILL GOLEY Age 66, of Duncan, SC, November 12, 2008 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice, Spartanburg, SC. Bill was born in Kentucky in 1942 and moved to West Virginia in 1949. After graduating Van High School, Van, WV in 1961, he moved to Michigan, where he lived until moving to South Carolina in 2005. Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Charles R. and Geneva Campbell Goley, his wife, Nancy Jane, his brother, Del Goley and mother-in-law, Ethella Miller. He worked for Posacut in Novi for 34 years prior to his retirement, was a member of Forest Park Baptist Church, Farmington Hills, and attended Redemption World Outreach Center, Greenville, SC. Bill is survived by his brother, Morris (Sharon) of Canton, OH, sister, Jeanette (Curtis) Elkins of Madison, WV and Glenna (Gary) Miller of Duncan, SC, with whom he resided. He will be greatly missed by special friends, Dan Valentine, Mick Uhrig, many nieces, nephews and friends in Michigan. Funeral service Saturday, November 15, 12:30 p.m. at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd. (just N. of Grand River, btwn. 9-10 Mile Rds.), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Rev. Gary Hawley will officiate. The family will receive guests on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment White Chapel Cemetery, Troy. heeney-sundquist.com
GONZALEZ CONCEPTION GLORIA GONZALEZ CHONCHITA GONZALEZ CONCEPTION GONZALEZ born on January 26, 1930 in Chicago, IL; passed away at age 78; in Pasadena, TX, on November 14, 2008. She began her family in Pontiac, MI, and moved to Pasadena, TX, forty years ago. She became an active member of Guardian Angels Catholic Church, now St. Juan Diego. She served as a Eucharistic Minister and as a member of the Guadalupana Society. She was a loving mother of 7; grandmother of 14; great grandmother of 18. She was preceded in death by sisters, Ida Almira Olechowski of Hampton, MI, and Mary Ochoa of Pontiac, MI, daughters, Teresa Briones and Linda Furman. Survived by children Josie and husband Dale Glover of Deer Park, TX, Joe and wife Rosie Gonzalez of La Porte, TX, Rocky and wife Debbie Gonzalez of Pasadena, TX, Silvia Sanchez of Deer Park, TX, Hope and husband Royce Meredith of Dover, AR; son-in-law Larry M. Furman; and brother, Manuel and wife Edna Tapia of Indian River, MI. Viewing and services will be on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Juan Diego Catholic Church, Pasadena, TX. Burial to follow immediately with family only per her request.
GOODALL NEIL T GOODALL NEIL GOODALL Age 33. November 13, 2008. Loving son of Susan (Richard) DeCooman and Thomas (Joanne). Dear brother of Tina Petrovich. Devoted uncle of Sean and Quinn. Dearest grandson of Vivian Dunwoodie and Carolyn Goodall. Also survived by many uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends. Family will receive friends Tuesday 3-7 at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Road, Redford. Funeral services will take place at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Family appreciates memorial contributions to the American Red Cross. Please share a memory with the family at: www.harryjwill.com
GOODINE JOSEPH EDWARD GOODINE II JOSEPH GOODINE II of Laguna Niguel, CA - Age 42 - November 14, 2008 - Loving son of James and Donna Goodine. Brother of Dennis and David. Also survived by Mary (John) Satawa, Ray (Mary Beth), Sandra Borkowski, and many cousins. Please share memories at: www.oconnormortuary.com
GOODISON, RIKA G. GOODISON, RIKA G (formerly KENNY); age 84; of Rochester Hills; November 12, 2008. Born in The Netherlands to the late Harm and Grada Drewes, she grew up on the Ferry-Morse Seed Farm in Rochester and graduated from Rochester High School. She received her B.A. in English and history from the University of Michigan and a M.A. in guidance and counseling from Oakland University. As a young woman she worked at National Twist Drill & Tool Co. in Rochester, KLM in Alexandria, VA, and New York City, and Jam Handy Productions in Detroit. She taught English and history at Derby Junior High in Birmingham and Bloomfield Country Day. Rika was married to the late Robert Kenny for 24 years and to the late Gerald Goodison for 14 years. Rika was a lifetime member of the Rochester Elks Club and the Rochester Women's Republican Club. Rika is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Santosuosso of VA and Barbara Diaz of IN; also surviving are her four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Thom Drewes, and his wife, Peggy. Memorial Service 11 a.m. Saturday at First Congregational Church, 1315 N. Pine St. in Rochester. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan. Arrangements entrusted to Pixley Funeral Home, of Rochester.
GORALSKI KENNETH PAUL GORALSKI KENNETH GORALSKI November 21, 2008. Age 84. Beloved husband of Vera. Dearest father of one son and two daughters. Predeceased by two sons. Dear grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of 16. Also survived by two brothers and two sisters. Proud member of the Westland VFW post 3323. Visitation Tuesday, November 25, 11 a.m. until the time of the Service at 1 p.m. at Generations Funeral and Cremation Services, 29550 Grand River Ave., Farmington Hills, 248-426-9200. Memorials suggested to Angela Hospice, Livonia.
GORBUTT, MARK KEITH; of Flint formerly of Waterford; November 22, 2008; at 43 years of age. Beloved husband for 18 years to Tracey Gorbutt; dear father of Michael; dear son of Margaret Keyes; brother of Diana Kastner, Brian Gorbutt and Pamela Holmes. Funeral Service Friday, November 28, 2008, 6 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME, Waterford. Family will receive friends Friday from 3 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care and Cure. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. To send a private condolence go to www.coatsfuneralhome.com and select Guestbook.
GOULD MADELYN J GOULD MADELYN MEERSCHAERT (NEE MEERSCHAERT) November 14, 2008. Age 88. Beloved wife of the late John B. Also survived by numerous cousins and stepchildren. Visitation Thursday 6-9 p.m. with Rosary at 6:30 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack, Grosse Pointe. Funeral Friday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchins.
GOULD REGINA T GOULD REGINA GOULD REGINA BOGUSKI GOULD (nee BOGUSKI) Age 95. November 22, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Jerome. Dearest sister of the late Edmund (Rose) and Delphine (Arthur) Rutkowski. Loving aunt Virg of Gregory, Cynthia, Margaret, Gerard, Christopher, Bernadette and Therese. Also survived by generations of nieces and nephews. Visitation at the Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren Ave. at Artesian, Friday 1-9 p.m. Parish Rosary Friday 7 p.m. In state Saturday, 9 a.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Church, Mass of Resurrection 9:30 a.m. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery
GRABAU VIRGINIA L GRABAU VIRGINIA GRABAU age 93, of Walker, Michigan and formerly of Royal Oak, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2008. She is survived by her three daughters, Virginia Patterson of Santa Ana, California, Joan (Bruce) Waha of Boyne City, MI, and Maresa (Ron) Szokowski of Rockford, MI. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and her sister Georgina (Dee) Kennedy of Royal Oak, MI. The Memorial Service for Mrs. Grabau will be December 7, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St., Rockford, MI. Interment will be in Roseland Memorial Park in Berkley, MI. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Rockford United Methodist Church, the Kent County Humane Society, or Hospice of Michigan. The Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford. www.pedersonfuneralhome.com
GRANDY CAROL J GRANDY CAROL J Age 53 of Sterling Heights. Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m., prayers service 7:15 p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes (S. of 18 Mile) and Thursday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Community (Utica Rd., S of Hall Road). Share memories at www.mem.com
GRANT DONNA B GRANT a resident of West Bloomfield, died on October 14th, 2008 at the age of 58. Location of Service: The Dorfman Chapel- main chapel Date of Service: October 16th, 2008 Time of Service: 2:30PM Shiva Information: Due to the festival of Sukkot, the family will begin Shiva on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008 through Sunday evening, Oct. 26, 2008 at the residence of Judith Grant, 1508 Sodon Lake Rd. Bloomfield Hills MI 48302 Phone: (248) 626-8085. Religious services will be held on Thursday and Sunday evenings at 7:00PM. Click for shiva location map Charitable contributions: The American Friends of the Red Magen Dovid Adom 23470 Riverview Dr., Southfield, MI 48034 Family Members: Father: Dr. Abraham Grant (Dr. Mildred Axelrod) Brother: Dr. Gilbert Grant (Judyth) Sister: Judith Grant
GRANT VENICE EDNA GRANT VENICE GRANT Age 87. Wife of the late John Paul Grant, died November 14, 2008. Visitation is from 9-10 a.m. November 19, 2008 at St. Andrew Benedict Church. The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. The interment will be at Our Lady of Hope, 18303 Allen Rd, Brownstown.
GRAVES HARLAN JR GRAVES HARLAN JR "SKIP" Age 66. November 14, 2008. Beloved husband of Nina (nee Henderson). Loving father of Wayne (Mary Jo), Dale (Pam), Chad (Jennifer), Scott (Barb). Proud grandfather of Cory, Makenna, Zachary, Emily, Haily, Curt, Collin, Carter and Charlotte. Dearest son of Harlan C. Graves, Sr. Brother of Jim (Karen) and the late John (survived by Joan). Visitation Monday 2-9 p.m. at the St. Clair Shores Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper (3 blocks N. of 10 Mile). Funeral Tuesday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share a memory at bcfh.com.
GRAY DOLORES MAY GRAY DOLORES GRAY Age 75. Beloved wife of James. Dear mother of Valerie Kerr, Sandra Gray, Brad Gray and the late Richard Kerr. Loving grandmother of Amanda and Evan. Memorial visitation Tuesday 3:30-8pm at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jeffeson Avenue, St. Clair Shores. Share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
GRAY GARY LEE GRAY GARY LEE Age 64, of San Mateo, CA passed away Saturday, November 1, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. Gary graduated from WSU in 1971 with a degree in Law. He practiced in MI, IL and CA. Gary is predeceased by his parents, Frank and Helen, and siblings, Michael and Sally. Gary enjoyed tennis, opera, the outdoors, and exploring city life. As wished, his ashes were strewn over the Nevada desert. He left behind many friends and family who love and miss him dearly. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
GREEN YETTA GREEN Beloved wife of the late Zelic Green. Dear mother of Dr. Alex (Barbara) Green and L. (Tamara) Green. Loving grandmother of Nicole, Austin, Taylor, Jake and Zane Green. Devoted aunt of David (Natalie) Eisenberg. Dearest daughter of the late Jacob and Bessie Levitt. Sister of the late Sam (the late Esther) Levitt, the late Mary (the late Leo) Dressler and the late Louis Levitt. Also survived by many other loving family members and friends. Visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
GREGORY FREDERICK GREGORY FREDERICK "JEFF" October 1, 2008, age 59, formerly of Warren. He is survived by his significant other Connie Paternoster; Daughters Lisa (Andy), Christal, stepchildren Tara (Dale), Natalie (Chris), Chuck (Sarah) and grandchildren, Christopher, Celia, Sam, Bode, Porter, Gavin and two more on the way. He was preceded in death by son in law David. A private Memorial was held on October 4, 2008. A Memorial donation in Jeffs name may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
GRESHAM EMMETT GRESHAM EMMETT Age 80, November 17, 2008. Beloved husband of Mary. Loving father of Phyllis (Andrew) Keeney and the late Sammy Lee (Nancy) Gresham. Proud grandfather of Corinna, Shannon, Scott, Andrea, Kristy, Nick and Ashley. Great-grandfather of 15. Brother of Joe (Ruby) and Clara Stepps. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, loving family and friends. A private memorial service to be held. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Michigan. Please sign Emmett's guest book at www.cremationmichigan.com
GRICE, DONALD D. Don ; of
Auburn Hills; November 15, 2008; age 62. Preceded in death by his wife Linda
of 43 years; loving father of Donald K. (Diana) Grice and Lisa (Tim)
Currier; proud grandpa of Justin and Kalie Grice and Owen and Noah Currier;
dear brother of Shirley Johnson, Barb (Lucion) Herron, Shelva (Lupe)
Gonzales, Sharron Clevenger, Harold (Barb) Grice, Gary Grice, Roger (Jan)
Grice and Ardith (Ron) Hall; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews,
and extended family and friends. Don retired from Oakland County Grounds
Division. He enjoyed spending time with his family up north; loved being
outdoors and sharing a campfire. Celebration of Life Service 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home,
Clarkston where friends may visit Tuesday 3 to 9 p.m. Private Interment
Slagle Twp. Cemetery. Memorials may be made to (USO) United Service
Organizations. online guestbook
GRIFFITH JAMES BRENT GRIFFITH JAMES BRENT Age 66 of Troy, Michigan, died November 7, 2008, of cancer. Survived by wife, Barbara; sons: John (Diana) and Grant; grandchildren: Madeline and Olivia; mother, Genevieve; siblings: Gail (David) Reese and John (Rita) Griffith, loving relatives and friends. Private Service and inurnment at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Please direct memorials to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
GROHOWSKI MICHAEL A GROHOWSKI MICHAEL GROHOWSKI Age 95 1/2, went to be with his beloved wife Camille (nee Mateja). God graciously welcomed him home on November 25, 2008 in North Hills, California. He lived in Michigan (Dearborn Heights and Canton) for 91 years. He was the loving father of Camille (Gary) Atkinson of Canton, MI. Michelle (Rick) Grohowski- Ray of Chatsworth, CA. and Andrew of Milford MI. He was the adored "Pa" of Nicole Ray and grandpa of Nathan Atkinson. All His life, Mike was prayerfully devoted to our Lord,the Blessed Mother and to his Catholic faith. He was a WW II veteran who was part of the D-Day invasion in Normandy. Many people did not know he lost his right eye in the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart, EAME Theatre Ribbon with three bronze stars and Croix De Guerre with Palm. He was a life member of Sgt. Stanley Romanowski VFW., Cpl. Ian M. Gray Disabled American Veterans and Holy Cross Knights of Columbus 3rd. and 4th. degree. Visitation Monday 9:30am at St. Anselm Catholic Church, Mass 10:00am. Interment St. Hedwig. Rosary Sunday 5:00pm. Visitation Sunday 1-7pm. at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren. Memorial gifts suggested for Mass intentions or to Autism Speaks (www.autismspeaks.org)GROVES KAREN SUE GROVES On Saturday morning November 8th, Karen passed away peacefully in her sleep, at home surrounded by family. Karen was born in Lansing on April 21st 1950. She grew up in Battle Creek where she graduated from Lakeview High School in 1968. At the age of 16, she met the love of her life Thomas Groves Jr. and they were married on March 6th 1970. Together, they have two loving children Jamie and Angela. Tom and Karen moved to Dearborn Heights in 1971, then to Northville in 1976. She dedicated the next many years to raising her two children. Karen had a beautiful voice and a passion for theater that led to her involvement with the Plymouth Theater Guild for over 10 years, serving as President for over 7 years. She also served as a member of the Player's Guild of Dearborn as both a performer and board member. She worked at Bill Knapp's Restaurant for many years sharing her warm smile with her customers. She also loved working at Foursight Creative Group in Plymouth from where she retired in 2004. Karen is survived by her husband Tom; son Jamie, his wife Erika and their son Joel Thomas; daughter Angie and fiancé John; brothers Mike (Debbie), Roger (Gail) and David Kevern; sister-in-heart Sharon Hepfinger and many nieces and nephews. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 2-8 p.m. at Casterline Funeral Home, 122 W. Dunlap, Northville. The funeral service will be on Friday at 11:30 a.m. at Community of Christ Church, 12401 Ridge Rd., Plymouth. Flowers appreciated or donations can be sent to Gilda's Club (Gildasclub.org), 3517 Rochester Rd., Royal Oak, MI 48073. www.casterlinefuneralhome.com
GRYNIEWICZ HELEN GRYNIEWICZ Age 91. November 21, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Dear sister of Martha Cichocki and the late Agnes Arasztowski and the late Eleanore Morris. Dear sister-in-law of Daniel Skowronek and Ted Gryniewicz. Visitation Monday 2-9 p.m. with a 6 p.m. Scripture Service at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Rd. (West of Hoover). In state Tuesday 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Ronald Church, 17701 Fifteen Mile Rd. (East of Garfield) Clinton Twp. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
GUILES, ERIC R GUILES ERIC GUILES age 49; of Walled Lake; passed away suddenly on November 14, 2008. Mr. Guiles was employed at United Refrigeration in Oak Park; served in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee; enjoyed fishing, playing guitar, and music. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and good friends, and he had a laugh that could get anyone's attention. He will be sadly missed. Loving husband for 19 years to Mary; proud father of Sabrina (Wes) Loza, Gary (Tanya) Guiles, Malissa Guiles; dear grandfather of Mariah, Kayli, Aiden, Luecas, Alanna, and one on the way! Dear son of James and the late Carol Guiles; brother of Kevin (Cindy) Guiles, Greg Guiles, Brian Guiles, Jennifer (Frank) Richmond; uncle of many, and not to mention, the loving dog KC and the cat Jasper. The Funeral Service will be Monday, November 17, 2008, at 4 p.m. at the Union Lake Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 1233 Union Lake Road, White Lake. Visitation will be Monday from 1 to 4 p.m., followed by the Funeral Service at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, envelopes will be at the funeral home for Malissa Guiles' college fund. Please visit www.MEM.com and share a tribute.
GUILL THOMAS ARNOLD GUILL THOMAS GUILL Professional "Double Talker" Age 99. November 25, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Charlotte. Dear father of Claude (Pam), Berlin, Peggy (Don) and the late Tom. Father-in-law of Sheila. Grandfather of Tom, Todd, Tracie, Jason, Mike, Michelle, Sherri, Tara, Nicole, Doug, Frank and Rob. Great-grandfather of Hailee, Brendan, Jenna, Dylan, Griffin, Mitch, Cari, Cody, Caleb, Zoey, Michael, Tyler, Hunter, Isabella, Caiden, Tess, Dustin and Tanner. Great-great grandfather of Brody. Brother of George. Retired tool & die maker and double talker. He and his wife Charlotte loved to ballroom dance and his favorite pastime was shooting pool. Funeral Saturday 11 am Querfeld Funeral Home, 1200 Oakwood, Dearborn. Visitation Friday 1 - 8 pm. www.querfeldfh.com
GUILMET RICHARD ALLEN GUILMET RICHARD GUILMET Age 81 of Rochester Hills. November 23, 2008. Loving husband of Dorothy for 63 years. Dear father of Kathleen (Vincent) Romano, Richard (Debra) Guilmet II, Patrice (Larry) Robertson and James Guilmet. Survived by eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Brother of Frances DeSormar. Richard was a WWII Coast Guard Veteran. Funeral Service Wednesday, November 26, 2008, 11 a.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd., Rochester. The family will receive friends Tuesday 2-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beaumont Hospice. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
GUNSBERG GEORGE GUNSBERG Beloved husband of Myra Gunsberg. Dear father of Louis (Linn) Gunsberg, Lisa Gunsberg, Leslie Schram, and Loren Gordon. Loving grandfather of Michael and Becky Schram, Daniel and Haley Gordon. Cherished brother-in-law of Adeline Lachman and Morton Alger. SERVICES 3 P.M FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL 248-569-0020. INTERMENT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
GURNACK GERALD A GURNACK GERALD GURNACK Loving husband of Jane L. Gurnack. Beloved uncle of Lynda (Bill) Johnston and Karri (Mark) Looker. Great-uncle of Benjamin and Anna Looker as well as Jamie and Christopher Johnston. He passed away on November 13, 2008. A Memorial Service will be November 29, 2008, at 11 a.m. with a family hour from 10-11 a.m. at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 23801 Kelly, Eastpointe, MI 48021. Memorials preferred to St. Thomas Church.
GUTKOWSKI RAYMOND A GUTKOWSKI RAYMOND GUTKOWSKI November 24, 2008. Age 91 of Dearborn. Beloved husband of Clara. Loving father of Gerald (Christine), and Robert (Vickie). Dearest grandfather of Katie, Jim, Valerie, Emily, and Elizabeth. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. at Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Rd. Funeral Friday at Divine Child Catholic Church where he will lie in state at 9 a.m. with a Mass to follow at 9:30 a.m. Interment at St. Hedwig Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Vincent DePaul Society appreciated. Please visit our online guestbook www.voranfuneralhome.com
GYULVESZI VIRGINIA C GYULVESZI VIRGINIA GYULVESZI VIRGINIA MESLER (NEE MESLER) Age 85, November 4, 2008 of Woodhaven. Beloved wife of the late Louis. Loving mother of the late Maurice (October 30, 2008) Jones, Jim Jones, Steve Jones, Kathy Wilson and Gloria Wilson. Dearest daughter of the late Morris and Eva Mesler. Dear sister of the late Vivian Knite. Also survived by eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Visitation Sunday November 23, 1-3 p.m. with a Memorial Service at 2 p.m. at Applewood Nursing Home, 18500 Van Horn Rd., Woodhaven, MI, 48183.
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