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GABRYSIAK BETTY ANN GABRYSIAK BETTY GABRYSIAK Age 76 of Shelby Township, December 7, 2008. Loving wife of Martin. Dear mother of Lisa (the late Thomas) Huston, Martin (Linda) and John (Anna) Gabrysiak. Grandmother of Paul, David, Sarah, Patrick, Blake, Jessica, Adena, Sophia and the late Angela. Sister of the late Ralph, James, Frank, Constance, Santo and Patsy. Betty loved cooking, sewing , gardening, shopping, Michigan football and spending time with her grandchildren. Funeral Mass Wednesday December 10, 2008, 11 am. with an in state of 10:30 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1400 Inglewood, Rochester. The family will receive friends Tuesday 2-8 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Rosary at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd., Rochester. Inurnment Guardian Angel Cemetery. Suggested memorials to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen or the American Cancer Society. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com.
GADIENT, JOHN KEVIN GADIENT JOHN GADIENT 58; of New Braunfels, Texas and formerly of Clarkston, Michigan; passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at his residence. He worked for the Grand Trunk Railroad for many years prior to moving to Texas. He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara; son, Jeffrey Gadient New Baltimore, MI; daughter, Alissa Robinson and husband Richard of Orion, MI; mother Sadie June Weber of San Antonio; sisters, Cynthia Teays and Jennifer Casanova; grandchildren, Emily West, Kayla Robinson, Celeste Robinson, and Katrina Robinson. John s wishes were to be Cremated and Privately Interred. Memorial contributions may be given to the Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL) 790 Featherstone, Pontiac, MI 48342. Please visit our memorial at www.mem.com
GAFFNEY, JEANNE E GAFFNEY JEANNE GAFFNEY of Waterford; December 5, 2008; at age 87. Loving mother of Charlene Gaffney (Gary) Trudeau, Gaele Gaffney (David) Roemensky and the late William Gaffney; dear grandmother of Maria Petrucci, Albert (Elsa) Petrucci, Jr., Kristen (Scott) McCullough, Monica (Scott) Hungerford, William Gaffney and Jason Barnes; great grandmother of eight; also survived by her daughter-in-law, Kathleen Gaffney; sister-in-law, Eileen Gard; along with many friends who held her very dear. Preceded in death by her former husband and friend, Charles Gaffney. Jeanne had retired from Dr. Charles Monk s office where she served as dental assistant for many years. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, December 22, 2008, 11 a.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 3882 Highland Rd., Waterford. Family will receive friends in the church narthex from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial gifts may be made for Molly McCullough, Jeanne s great granddaughter who has Cerebral Palsy. Checks to Kristen McCullough c/o Coats Funeral Home, 3141 Sashabaw Rd., Waterford, MI 48329. To send a private condolence to the family, go to www.coatsfuneralhome.com and select Guestbook.
GALLAGHER JAMES A GALLAGHER PhD JAMES GALLAGHER Phd., Age 82. December 24, 2008 of Grosse Ile. Beloved husband of Catherine. Loving father of Thomas (Donna), Robert, Nancy (John) Reider and Karen McGrover. Devoted grandfather of Linda, Melissa, Amy, Danny, Katie, Johnny, Emily and Allison. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Gallager served his country during WWII in the Army Air Force and retired from BASF in 1992. He will lie in state at The Trenton Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 3200 West Rd., Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Grossse Ile, Monday 9:30 a.m. until funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. Vigil service will be Sunday 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in memory of James' life may be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1780 Mt. Elliot St., Detroit, MI 48207 or Manna Community Meals, c/o Day House, 2640 Trumbull, Detroit, MI 48216. Please visit on-line guest book at: www.martenson.com GALLO ROSE E GALLO ROSE GALLO Age 86, December 8, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Miller. Dear mother of Phyllis Fischetti and Antoinette (Joseph) Asher. Loving grandmother of Desiree Fischetti, Danielle Hochstein, Taryn (Asher) Carr, Amber Bergin, Monique VanSteenkiste. Sister of Kay Marinelli. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster (between Ford and Cherry Hill). In state Thursday 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Barbara Catholic Church, 13534 Colson, Dearborn (South of Ford, just East of Schaefer).
GAMBINO CONSTANCE GAMBINO Age 95. December 21, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Kelley J. Gambino. Loving mother of Constance Korte. Dear grandmother of Paul and Michael W. Korte Sr. Great grandmother of Tracy, Paul Jr. and Michael Korte Jr. Preceded in death by her sisters Jenny LoCascio, Mary Henderson and brothers Sam and Rocco Gambino. Visitation is 1-6 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Service is 10 a.m. Wednesday at Weise Funeral Home, 7210 Park, Allen Park. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery.
GAMBINO DOMINICK G GAMBINO DOMINICKGAMBINO Age 85, December 12, 2008. Beloved husband of Jeane. Loving father of Dominick (Monica), Dominique (Samson) Withrow, Deanna and the late Dion. Dear brother of Rose Pasquino, Frank George and Michael Gambino. Also survived by six grandchildren. A Memorial will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 20805 Middlebelt Rd., Farmington Hills Monday, December 29, 2008 at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to St Paul's Lutheran Church and School or American Cancer Society. Please sign the online guestbook at www.rggrharris.com
GARAGIOLA LAWRENCE M GARAGIOLA SR LARRY GARAGIOLA SR BIG LARRY GARAGIOLA SR age 65; of Hartland; passed away at his home December 15, 2008. Born August 10, 1943 in Detroit, he was the son of Louis and Rose (Powers) Garagiola. A self employed plumber by trade, Larry is survived by his children, Mindy (John) Swarthout of Fenton, Larry Jr., (Darla) Garagiola of Williamston, Tony (Becky) Garagiola of Charlotte, NC, Gino (Kim) Garagiola of Charlotte, NC, Samantha (Aaron) Hawley of Whitmore Lake and Michael Garagiola of Whitmore Lake; also survived by 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Visitation Thursday 2 to 8 p.m. at MacDonald s Funeral Home - Howell (517-546-2800). Memorial Service Friday 2 p.m. at the Lord Of Life Lutheran Church, 5051 Pleasant Valley Rd., Brighton with Reverend Dale E. Hedblad officiating. Please visit the family s online guestbook at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com
GAROFALO ANNA F GAROFALO ANNA GAROFALO December 15, 2008. Age 63. Beloved daughter of the late Angelo and Jennie. Loving sister of Catherine and Joseph (Bonnie). Dear aunt of Angelo (Jennifer), Julie and Philip. Great aunt of Alexa and Ava. Visitation Friday at the St. Clair Shores Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper Ave. (3 blks. N. of 10 Mile), 2-9 p.m. with evening rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. To share a memory www.bcfh.com
GARRETT AUDREY L GARRETT AUDREY GARRETT AUDREY L SMITH GARRETT AUDREY SMITH GARRETT (NEE SMITH)December 15, 2008, age 83. Beloved wife of T. Earl Garrett. Loving mother of Tom and Stefanie Garrett. Dear daughter of the late Elmer E. and Etta A. Smith. Loving grandmother of Krista, Kyla and Alexandra. Audrey graduated from Cooley High School and the University of Michigan with honors. Visitation Thursday 12 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 851 N. Canton Center Rd., Canton. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
GATER ARTHUR GATER EARLE GATER December 22, 2008, age 80. Beloved husband of Barbara for 35 years. Loving father of Margaret (Michael) Green, Liz Dubey (Bud Pilgrim), Kelly (Chris) Colby and Carrie (Michael) Rondeau. Proud and loving grandfather of five and great grandfather of one. Mr. Gater served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and worked as an automotive designer for GM. He enjoyed motorcycles, golfing, bowling, making people laugh, and was a very proud Blue Knight. He will be most remembered for his deep love for his family. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Memorial contributions to the Salvation Army preferred. Please share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
GAUGHAN PATRICK GAUGHAN December 20, 2008, age 87 of the Detroit area. Beloved husband of the late Henrietta. Father of the late Thomas and Frank. Survived by his brother, Bill, his children, Joseph, Anne, Theresa, John, Mary, Paul and Eileen; grandchildren, Iyatho, Clare, Shannon and Rosa; and great-grandchildren, Maya and Ariana. Of his many enthusiasms, Pat was most known for his love of family, cars and travel. After serving in the Army Air Corps in Europe in WWII, Pat worked in product planning at Ford for 30 years and raised nine children in Detroit with Henrietta. In his later years, he traveled to more than 20 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa and North and South America. Memorial visitation at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, on Monday, December 29th from 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday, December 30th from 2-8 p.m. Memorial service will be held at McCabe Funeral Home, 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 31st. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory may be made either to Season's Hospice or the American Cancer Society. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
GAZEL GAIL A GAZEL GAIL GAZEL Age 62 of Wyandotte. December 21, 2008. Loving mother of Kathy (Scott) Gazel-Gagnier and Keith (Kimberly) Gazel. Dear former wife of David Gazel. Dear sister of Paul Strasser and Carl and Ronald Richter. Visitation Tuesday 2-8 p.m. at R.J. Nixon Funeral Home, 2544 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte, 734-284-1600. On line obituaries at www.nixonfuneralhome.com.
GEBHARDT RONALD DEAN GEBHARDT RONALD GEBHARDT Age 64. December 12, 2008 of Rochester, formerly of Troy. Beloved husband of Sandra L. (Guest) Gebhardt. Dear father of Bob, Shelly, and Jennifer Gebhardt. Brother of the late Eileen Curtis. Visitation Monday 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday 2-8 p.m. at Price Funeral Home, 3725 Rochester Rd. (between Big Beaver and Wattles Rds.), Troy, 248-689-0700. In state Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. until Funeral 11 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, Ferndale, 143 Albany St. (between 9 and 10 Mile, W. of Woodward). Interment White Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Troy. Memorials to the Leader Dogs for the Blind. Share memories at www.pricefuneralhome.net.
GEER JANICE MARIE GEER JANICE GEER age 56; The Consummate Host ; died December 25, 2008 at her home in Holly. She is the beloved wife of Jerry; loving mother of Tarra Talbert, and Jerri Marie (Doug) Oates; cherished grandmother of Stephanie Talbert; dear sister of Linda Dorton, Jim Wilfong, Nancy (Tony) Davis, Donna (Doug) Arnold, Randy (Anne) Wilfong, Debbie (Ray) Ellis, and Terri (Jim) Arducant. Visitation Sunday 3 to 9 p.m., at the Harrington & Temrowski Funeral Home, 8909 Dixie Highway in Clarkston. Funeral Services Monday 12 Noon at the funeral home. Memorial Donations appreciated to the Genesys Hospice, One Genesys Parkway/ Grand Blanc, MI 48439. Share memories at www.HarringtonFuneralHomeClarkston.com
GEFFERT RITA MARIE GEFFERT RITA beloved wife of the late Joseph Geffert, passed away on October 30, 2008 in Cambridge, MN. She is survived by her five children: Joe (Mary), Jim (Arlette), Mary Jo Lahr, Sue (Andy) Walker and John (Melinda). Rita will be dearly missed by her sisters Dorthy Brady of and Joanne (Jim) Colleran. Rita was a proud grandmother of her ten grandchildren and her two great grandchildren. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces and newphews and has many friends around the country. Rita was preceeded in death by her parents and husband Joe of 42 years. A Memorial Mass at SS Cyril and Methodius Slovak Catholic Church in Sterling Heights, MI on Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 11 a.m. A luncheon will follow at the church hall.
GEISLER DOMINICA GEISLER MINNIE GEISLER Age 79, December 11, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of Curtis, Eric (Sandra) and Christopher (Tammy). Proud grandmother of David, Christopher and Amber. Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m., Monday 1-9 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Vigil at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Funeral Tuesday in state 8 a.m. at St. Ephrem Church, 38900 Dodge Park at 17 Mile until time of Mass at 9 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com.
GELDHOF VIRGINIA ELSIE GELDHOF VIRGINIA GELDHOF February 16, 1920 -December 9, 2008. Her Spirit Soars with the Eagles. Thank you for all your love...we miss you, your son Garry and Dorothy Geldhof and family; grandsons Larry and Jeff Geldhof and family, grandson David and Kelly Follin, granddaughter Sheryl and Tom Vondracek; daughter Kim E. Bertsch and granddaughter Taylor Bertsch. Brother Al Quade.
GENDLEMAN CLARA GENDLEMAN Beloved wife of the late Sam Gendleman. Dear mother of Dr. Mark (Lynn) Gendleman and Terry Byer. Loving grandmother of Amy (Dennis) Cook, Ari (Amy) Byer, and Elana Byer. Proud great grandmother of Margaret Jones and Hannah Byer. Cherished sister of Betty Sanfield and the late Tybe Mash. GRAVESIDE SERVICES 10:30 A.M. FRIDAY MORNING AT BETH AHM CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS WITH THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com.
GENSMAN JOHN W GENSMAN JOHN GENSMAN JACK GENSMAN of Waterford, formerly of Royal Oak. December 14, 2008 at 79 years of age. Loving husband of Mary for 56 years. Dear father of Robin (Brian) Stevens of Chicago and Brenda (Ken) Winowiecki of Waterford. Cherished grandfather of Dan (Stephanie) Wray, Lindsey, Ryan and Molly Kate Winowiecki. Jack served on the Royal Oak Fire Department for 28 years and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He is the reigning Michigan horseshoe state champion. Jack was an active volunteer for the Senior Olympics. Funeral Service will be Thursday, December 18, 2008 11:00 a.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME, Waterford. Pastor Tom Hartley officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. The family will receive friends Wednesday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Presbyterian Church or Karmanos Cancer. To send a private condolence, select guestbook at www.coatsfuneralhome.com
GENTRY EMILY L GENTRY EMILY GENTRY December 22, 2008 of Dearborn Heights. Loving wife of the late Wilbur Gentry and George Palmer. Loving mother of George, Jr. and Richard K. Palmer (Katherine). Four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visiting Tuesday 3-9 p.m. with Funeral Service at 6 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 34567 Michigan Ave., Wayne.
GERMAIN, BIANCA ALESSANDRA GERMAIN BIANCA GERMAIN age 28; of Milford, December 6, 2008. Precious and treasured daughter of Angela and the late Kenneth Germain; sister of Harrison and Swan; granddaughter of Jimmie and Ardell Winters; niece of Michele (Rene) Ford, Mark (Andrea) Winters, Christian Winters; cousins Kori, Erin and Autumn and many extended family members and dear friends. Funeral Service from Milford Presbyterian Church, 238 N. Main St., Milford Wednesday, December 10th 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. R. John Harris officiating. Burial Milford Memorial Cemetery. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, Tuesday 4 to 9 p.m. Memorials to Visions Unlimited. For further information please call 248-684-6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
GERSKY LESTA JANE GERSKY LESTA GERSKY Age 88 of Romulus. Passed December 13, 2008. Beloved mother of Susan Adams, Ida DeKoning, Margaret Clark, Patricia Geldmacher, Lesta Finch, Michael and Gerald Gersky. 28 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Predeceased by husband James Sr.; son James Jr. and daughter Dusty. Service Monday 12 Noon at Crane Funeral Home, 36885 Goddard Rd., Romulus, 734-941-9200 where friends may call on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. www.cranefuneralhome.net.
GIELDOWSKI CHESTER J GIELDOWSKI CHESTER GIELDOWSKI December 5, 2008. Age 87 Beloved husband of the late Wanda. Dear father of the late Linda Marie Milewski. Loving grandfather of Jason. Visitation Sunday 2-9 with Scripture Service 4 pm at A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. In state Monday 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. at St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church 21201, Thirteen Mile Rd., St. Clair Shores. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. ahpeters.com
GILHESPY WALTER E GILHESPY JR WALTER GILHESPY JR December 27, 2008. Husband of Karen. Step-father of Christopher and Dale Robinson. Dearest brother of Maxine Rivera and Sharon Turek. Family will receive friends Tuesday 1-8 p.m. at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 West Warren (3 blocks East of Beech Daly) Dearborn Heights.
GLAZA CASIMER ADRIAN GLAZA CASIMER GLAZA December 4, 2008. Age 90. Born March 5, 1918 in Detroit to Mary (Jeniec) and Leon Glaza. Married August 30, 1941 to his beloved Lillian (Kucharski), who died in 1998. Loving father of Marcia and Gordon. Dearly beloved grandfather of Melissa, Jason and David Rhey, and Olivia Glaza. Dear brother of Mary Foreit, Frank and Walter Glaza. Preceded in death by his sisters Anna, Louise and Eleanore and brothers Charles, Joseph and Hilary Glaza. U.S. Army WWII Veteran. Funeral Tuesday 10 a.m. from the David J. Wysocki Funeral Home, 29440 Ryan Rd. (1 block N. of 12 Mile), Warren, to St. Louise Church at 10:30 a.m. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 4-9 p.m. and Monday 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary recited Monday at 7 p.m.
GLENN REV WILLIAM HERBERT GLENN REV WILLIAM GLENN REV HERBERT GLENN REV HERB GLENN REV. GLENN Age 84 of Clawson, December 19, 2008. Retired United Methodist Pastor and World War II veteran. Beloved husband of Olive Mae (nee Coulson). Loving father of Rebecca (Mike) Curtiss, Patricia (Ivan) Madsen, and David. Dear Grandfather of six and great grandfather of one. Also survived by sister Nancy Glenn Hilf and several nieces and nephews. A memorial celebration of his life will be held 3:00 pm, Saturday, January 3, 2009, at Central United Methodist Church, 3882 Highland Rd. in Waterford. Visitation 2:00 pm until time of service in the church parlor. Memorial contributions to any mission program of any church of the donor's choice. Arrangements entrusted by Gramer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., Clawson. Online condolences can be sent to: www.gramerfuneralhome.com
GLENN WILMA LOUISE COATES GLENN WILMA COATES GLENN WILMA GLENN WILMA LOUISE GLENN PhD July 5, 1930 to December 22, 2008. She was a product of the Detroit Public School System, earning her doctorate at Wayne State University. She was dedicated to inspiring others to learn. Fun loving with a zest for life, for many years she shared her love for nature and art as a volunteer Docent at The Detroit Zoo and The Detroit Institute of Arts. She served on the board for the Friends of Belle Isle, and was co-founder of the Greater Michigan Alzheimer's Association. Beloved mother of Linda (Doug Merriman) and loving aunt to Vonda (Ellis Hurks). Her memory will be cherished by a host of family and friends and childhood best friend Dorothy Terry Buckman. Private services for family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Please sign Wilma's online guestbook at : www.cremationmichigan.com
GLIGA RICHARD C GLIGA RICHARD GLIGA Age 61 of Brighton. Most precious and adored father of Michele (Andy) Elrod; wonderful partner of 18 years, best friend and husband to Jeanne Rymarz; two precious grandchildren, Elisabeth and Lucas Elrod (that were his heart and soul); and most loved father to Marianne Ehlinger, Nathan, and Jessica Rymarz. Rick is survived by his loving parents, Helen and Steve Simon, the Teasdales of Wixom, and Don Nelson, his best friend who was like a brother to him. Rick joined the Army after high school, worked for the Pentagon, was moved to Germany, traveled extensively throughout Europe. Rick was the smartest, most intelligent, caring and honorable man who will be truly missed by the ones who were by his side until the bitter end of his last breath. Visitation Saturday, 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and Sunday 12-2 p.m. at the Keehn Funeral Home, Brighton. Funeral service Sunday, 2 p.m. also at the funeral home with cremation following the service. Memorial donations in Rick's name are suggested to American Diabetes Assoc., 30200 Telegraph Rd., Ste. 105, Bingham Farms, MI 48025 or the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St, New York, NY 10016. Arrangements by Keehn Funeral Home, Brighton, 810-229-9871. www.keehnfuneralhome.com
GLOVER, JULIA GLOVER of Orion Township; December 21, 2008; age 94. Beloved wife of the late Clarence Glover; loving mother of Patrick Glover and Sandra Glover; dear sister of John Mihalek (June) and the late William Mihalek (Elsie) and was the seventh child of 12 brothers and sisters; also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Mrs. Glover was a long time member of Joslyn Avenue Presbyterian Church in Pontiac. She was a Sunday School Teacher, was a member of the Church Choir and was a member of the Lydia Cirlce. The family would like to thank caregivers Amanda, Sheri and Sonja. Funeral Services will be Saturday, December 27, 2008, 10 a.m. at the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, 5630 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Interment Ottawa Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Joslyn Avenue Presbyterian Church. Online guest book www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
GMEINER RICHARD LAWRENCE GMEINER RICHARD GMEINER Age 84, died December 3, 2008. Loving husband of Eileen (nee Howard) for 61 years. Dear father of Gary (Mary) Gmeiner and Gail (Eric) Houze. Proud grandfather of Elizabeth, Anne, Gary Jr., and Gregory Gmeiner and Abigail, Theresa, Sharon, Christopher, Rosemary, Lydia, and Catherine Houze. A memorial service will be held Saturday 10 a.m. at Starr Presbyterian Church, 1717 W. 13 Mile Rd., Royal Oak. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. Share your memories at www.sawyerfuller.com
GNIDA RICHARD D GNIDA RICHARD GNIDA December 14, 2008. Age 61. Beloved husband of Sandy. Dearest father of Richard Jr. Dear brother of Bernadine Mack and Gerald (Vi). Also survived by three nieces and one nephew. Dear son-in-law of Clare Brown. Richard was a Vietnam Veteran and Quartermaster for the Sgt. Stanley Romanowski Post #6896 V.F.W. He also enjoyed golfing and riding his Harley motorcycle. Services Fred Wood Funeral Home (Rice Chapel) 36100 Five Mile Rd. (one mile W. of Farmington Rd.) Thursday 11 a.m. Visitation Tuesday 4-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Memorials to Beaumont Foundation Hospice Fund, 3711 W. 13 Mile Rd. Royal Oak, MI 48073.
GNYP JAN GNYP JOHN GNYP Age 62, December 21, 2008. Husband of Janis. Father of Toddra (Richard) Labadie and Jason (Jennifer). Grandfather of Gavin Labadie. Son of Ludwiga. Brother of Ann (Mike) Lowery, Sophia (Ted) Lubinsky, Mary, Stella (Ron) Roy and Bill (Trisha). Visitation Tuesday 2pm until a 7pm Funeral Service at the John N. Santeiu and Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster (btwn Ford and Cherry Hill).
GOCHENOUR EUGENE V GOCHENOUR EUGENE GOCHENOUR Age 78, of Clawson, December 15, 2008. Eugene was a mechanic for 31 years at Chryslers and ran his family owned gas station in Tonawanda, NY. Beloved husband of the late Joyce Ramer. Loving father of Nancy (Gary) Bekofske and Tom. Dear grandpa of Chris and loving brother of Alice. Funeral Friday 11:00 a.m. at Gramer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., Clawson. Visitation Thursday 4-9 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Condolences can be made at www.gramerfuneralhome.com
GODELL MARY GODELL Passed away November 29, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Joseph S. Dear mother of Ilona "Lani" (Robert) Amsler and Carl (Linda) Godell. Dear grandmother of Jessica and Joseph Godell. Sister of Andrew Gavula. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, family and friends. Visitation Tuesday 4 until 8 p.m. at the S.K. Schultz Funeral Home, 21705 Gratiot at 8 1/2 Mile Rd. Rosary Tuesday 7 p.m. Instate Wednesday 9 a.m. at St. Veronica Catholic Church, 21551 Universal, Eastpointe, until Funeral Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to Hospice of Michigan. Share your special thoughts and memories at: www.SchultzFuneralHome.com
GODWIN RANDY R GODWIN RANDY GODWIN Age 50; of Milford; December 19, 2008. He is survived by his loving parents, Robert and Ann Godwin; siblings, Cheryl (Larry Bond) Godwin, Robert, Rick (Rachel), Lora (Bill) Holcomb, Pamela (Frank) Fisher; also leaves many loving nieces, nephews, extended family members and dear friends. Funeral from Milford United Methodist Church, 1200 Atlantic St., Milford, Monday, December 22, 12 p.m. with Rev. Gregg Mayberry officiating. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, Sunday 3 to 9 p.m. For further information please call 248-684-6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
GOINS MAXINE GOINS age 78, December 18, 2008. Beloved wife of Gomer for 61 years. Dear mother of LaDonna Davis, and Mitchell. Grandmother of Joe (Carly) Corpolongo-Davis and Amanda Davis. Sister of Donald Tolliver, Jack Tolliver, Sue Parks and Jane Tolliver. Visitation Saturday 2-9 p.m. and Sunday 12-9 p.m. Funeral Service Monday 1:00p.m. at the John N. Santeiu and Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill).
GOLINSKI CATHERINE A GOLINSKI CATHERINE GOLINSKI December 22, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Theodore. Loving mother of Suzanne Temple, Ralph Golinske and Dale (Joanne) Golinski. Dear sister of Bernice Morris. Also survived by eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (at Ann Arbor Trail) Saturday 6-9 p.m. Sunday 12-9 p.m. Scripture Service, Sunday 7 p.m. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. at St. Bernardine of Siena Catholic Church, 31463 Ann Arbor Trail (at Merriman Road) until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
GOLTZ NORMA JEAN GOLTZ NORMA GOLTZ Age 84, December 21, 2008. Beloved wife of Robert for 62 years. Loving mother of Daniel (Denise), Janet (Tom) Onofrey, Susan (Dan) Ryan, Joanne (Rob) Croy and Kathleen (Jim) Smock. Dear grandmother of 13. Predeceased by two sisters, Virginia Ruhl and Marian Cords. In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Pkwy. (16 Mile Rd.). Funeral Saturday, in state 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 95 Market St. at Pine, Mt. Clemens, until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Interment Resurrection. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
GONTARSKI RICHARD GONTARSKI DICK GONTARSKI Age 74. December 2, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Judith. Dearest father of Patrice (Steve) Zurdosky, Kimberly (Rich) Wiggins, Shari (Brian) Timmer and Rick Gontarski. Proud grandfather of Kaitlyn, Jillian, Meghan, Roo, Connor & McHale. Dear brother of Robert (Rose) and Ronald (Doris). U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and retired Engineer from General Motors. Visitation Thursday 5-9 p.m. Funeral Friday 10:00 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., (Shelby Twp.), 54880 VanDyke @ 25 Mile Rd. Interment White Chapel. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @: WujekCalcaterra.com
GOODE DAVID R GOODE DAVID GOODE Age 57 died December 11, 2008. Beloved husband of Kathy. Loving father of Jeff. Also survived by two brothers, Gilbert and Ronald and two sisters, Judith Moran and Mary Smith. David, a life-long Birmingham resident was owner/broker of Goode Real Estate in Birmingham—a family business since 1964. David liked spending time with his family and friends, particularly during the summer at his cottage in Central Lake, MI. Funeral from Holy Name Church, 630 Harmon, Birmingham Monday 1 p.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 12:30 p.m. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Sunday 2-9 p.m. Service of Reflection Sunday 7 p.m. Obituary and Condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
GOODNUFF DAVID E GOODNUFF DAVID GOODNUFF Age 58, died peacefully in his sleep after a lengthy illness. Husband of Marlene. Devoted father of Kathleen. Dave was a retired Detroit Police Officer. He retired to Port Richey, Florida. He leaves behind brothers Daniel (Terri) and Doug (Dona) and sisters Caroline (Phil) and MaryAnne (Rob), with several nieces and nephews. We will miss you brother. Funeral services occurred in Florida on Monday, December 8, 2008. E-mails may be sent to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOODWIN BILL F GOODWIN BILL GOODWIN Age 90. December 19, 2008. Loving husband of the late Bertha. Dear father of Bill Jr. (Barbara), Jeff, and Jane (Art) Fleming. Grandfather of six and great-grandfather of four. Brother of the late Claire Nessolini and Joan Day. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Capuchins, 1820 Mt. Elliott St., Detroit, MI 48207. Online sympathy message at www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
GORCZEWICZ RAYMOND F GORCZEWICZ RAYMOND GORCZEWICZ Age 52. Beloved husband of Deborah. Loving father of Daniel (Jacqui), John and Kyle. Proud grandfather of Justin and Kelsie. Dear son of Frank and the late Ilene. Brother of Kathy (Don) Perez, David, Sheryl (Gary) Taube, Sandy and Steven. Visitation Saturday 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7p.m. at the A.H.Peters Funeral Home , 32000 Schoenherr at Masonic(13 ˝ Mile Rd.) Warren. In state Monday at St. Isidore Catholic Church, 18201 23 Mile Rd. (W of Romeo Plank), Macomb 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. ahpeters.com
GORDON RICHARD T GORDON RICHARD GORDON Age 78 of Harrison Twp. Dear husband of Laureen. Father of Michael, Mark Gordon, Kathi Gordon-Beatty, and the late Rick. Father-in-law to Vicky, Nancy, Brenda Gordon, and Lorne Beatty. Also nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation Sunday 3-8 p.m., Monday 1-8 p.m., Funeral Service Tuesday 11 a.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home 40800 Hayes (S. of 18 Mile) Memorials to the Pancreatic Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Share memories at www.mem.com
GOROSPE JOYCE J GOROSPE JOYCE GOROSPE Age 72. December 4, 2008. Loving wife of Thomas. Dear mother of Douglas (Mary) McGaw and Laurie McGaw. Grandmother of Cody McGaw. Sister of Joan, Janet and James. Visitation at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi, (248) 348-1800, Friday 5-9. Funeral service Saturday, 12 noon at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Joyce's name to American Heart Association. On line sympathy messages at www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com.
GRACE DORIS V IHLENFELDT GRACE DORIS IHLENFELDT GRACE DORIS GRACE DORIS V GRACE (NEE IHLENFELDT)December 25, 2008. Preceded in death by her husband, Bud, and son Gary. Loving mother of Lynn (Louisa), Scott (Andrea), and daughter-in-law of Rita. Dearest grandmother of Paul (Suzanne), Brian, Ashley (E.J. Young), Lauren (Adam Colton), Elizabeth, and great-grandmother of Joseph Ryan. After graduating from Dearborn High School in 1937, she earned a teaching degree at Eastern Normal College. Doris taught 2nd grade at Treadwell Elementary School in Inkster. She married Bud Grace in 1939. During World War II, she worked in San Diego as a "Rosie the Riveter." After the War, they moved to Florida and raised their first two sons. In 1958 the family moved to Livonia to go into the restaurant business. They operated Daly Drive-Ins in Livonia and Plymouth, until their retirement. Bud and Doris always enjoyed traveling, and after seeing all 50 states, visited well over 100 countries on all continents. Both always received their greatest joy in helping others. For many years, Bud and Doris worked closely with the Livonia Goodfellows. Her last major activity was as a volunteer with the Livonia Clothing Depot. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. at the Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile (between Merriman and Middlebelt). Funeral Service Tuesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Parkview Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Livonia Goodfellows. www.neely-turowski.com
GRAHAM EUGENE FLOYD GRAHAM EUGENE GRAHAM Age 81 of Shelby Township. December 24, 2008. Loving husband of Sallie. Dear father of Janet (Joe) Henry and Pam (Jeff) Putnam. Grandfather of Joshua, Justin (Ashley), Jessica, Caleb (Sara), Jeremy, Emily, and Daniel. Great grandfather of Ava Grace. Funeral service Saturday, December 27, 2008, 11 a.m. with a 10 a.m. instate at Woodside Bible Church, 6600 Rochester Rd., Troy. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Memorials to the church. Arrangements were in the care of the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, Rochester. Online guestbook: www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
GRALA JENNIE R GRALA JENNIE GRALA December 14, 2008. Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Theodore "Ted". Loving mother of Sharon "Shari" (Gerry) Prizgint. Loving Nana of Jennifer (Robert) Babij and Tracey Prizgint. Loving Great Nana of Elizabeth and Kaitlyn Babij. Dear sister of Helen (Raymond) Chance. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with an evening prayer service at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc., 11470 Thirteen Mile Rd. (west of Hoover) Warren. Instate Wednesday 11:30 a.m. until a Funeral Mass at 12 noon at St. Clement Church (Van Dyke, corner of Engleman) Center Line. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
GRANT CATHERINE GRANT December 27, 2008, age 102. Beloved wife of the late George. Loving aunt of Marie Bier, Florence Hadley, Charlotte Miles, Genieve Wasko, Emil Bohn, Thomas Lesondak and John Morris. Also survived by 16 great-nieces and 15 great-nephews. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 12-4:30 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple and Big Beaver) with a Rosary service at 4:00 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, 4580 Adams Rd., Troy. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GRANT NANCY GRANT Age 90. December 16, 2008. Formerly of Allen Park. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Loving mother of Gerald (Joyce) Grant. Dearest grandmother of Julie Grant and Jeffery (Sherrie) Grant. Great-grandmother of Molly, Suzanne, Jeremiah. For funeral information please call the Allen Park Chapel - Martenson Family of Funeral Homes at 313-386-6600 or visit online guest book at www.martenson.com. Family suggests donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery.
GREEN GEORGE E GREEN GEORGE GREEN Age 80, December 11, 2008. Beloved husband of Velma. Dear step-father of Ron Champine, Renee Whitefield (Larry) and Michele Backus (Arthur). Ten step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren. Brother of Robert Green and Dorothy Jefferson. Visitation 5-10 p.m. Friday at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd, Grosse Pointe Woods. Memorials to the Michigan Humane Society appreciated. ahpeters.com
GREENAWALT LOREN D GREENAWALT LOREN GREENAWALT Age 54, of Ypsilanti died Saturday, December 20, 2008. He was born December 30, 1953 in LaGrange, Indiana, to Stanley and Ramona (Norris) Greenawalt. A well-loved children's music educator, Loren was known as Mr. G to many area preschools and day cares. He also loved his job as organist at the Michigan Theater and several local churches. Survivors include: his son, Jeremy (Bekah); sister, Pam (Patrick) Long and brother, Roger (Amy); two nieces; one great nephew; and close friend, Ernie Toth. Funeral 1 p.m. Saturday December 27 at Greenwood United Methodist Church, 1001 Green Road, Ann Arbor. Contributions to the Michigan Theater. Envelopes available at the church where the family will receive friends 12 noon until time of service. Arrangements; Stark Funeral Service, 734-482-4900. Guest book at www.starkfuneral.com
GREENBERG DR MORRIS Z GREENBERG DR MORRIS GREENBERG DR GREENBERG Beloved husband of the late Sylvia Greenberg. Cherished father of Daniel (Jane Radner) Greenberg, Susan (Richard) Gibbs, Dr. Ralph (Mindy Soble) Greenberg, Beth Sheva (Glenn) Eisman, and Lisa (Ed Mandell) Greenberg. Devoted grandfather of Emily Greenberg and fiancé, John Zang-Bodis, Steven Henry Greenberg, Lauren Gibbs, Stephanie Gibbs, Julia Eisman, Sarah Eisman, and Kayla Eisman. Loving brother of Charlotte Grant, Anne Sternberg, the late Esther Karbal, and the late Jack Greenberg. Dear brother-in-law of Irv and Pat Shanbom, Edith Keidan, and the late Pearl Shanbom. Also survived by his loving caregivers, Nickey, Shandra and Ann Marie. SERVICES 2:00 P.M. TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, (248) 569-0020. INTERMENT AT BETH TEFILO EMANUEL CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
GREENE CHERYLL L GREENE CHERYLL GREENE Age 76, December 27, 2008. Loving wife of Charles. Dearest mother of Cynthia Nita, Janet (Dr. Gilbert) Berenguer, Mark (Jacqueline) Greene, and Nancy (Daniel) Bernardon. Dear grandmother of Sabina (Wojtek) Kolodziej, Lydia, Aleksander and their father Witold Nita; Allyson, Curtis and Collin Berenguer; Jennifer, James, and Danielle Greene. Proud great-grandmother of Sebastian Kolodziej. Dear sister of the late Boyd Edmonds. In state Tuesday 12 noon until 12:30 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Ronald Church, 17701 Fifteen Mile Rd. (between Garfield and Kelly) Clinton Twp. Visitation Monday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Rd. (West of Hoover) Warren. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to The Capuchins. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
GREENE MARY E GREENE MARY GREENE MARY HANKINS GREENE (Nee: HANKINS) Age 83, of Shelby Township, passed away December 14, 2008. Beloved wife of Donald M. Greene whom passed away November 22, 2005. Loving mother of Kevin (Robin) and Kim (Lisa). Cherished grandma of Michelle, Cassandra, Michael, Jennifer, and Shelby. Dear sister of Penny Smith, the late Sharon Smith, and the late Jack Hankins. In honoring her wish, private services will be held. Arrangements entrusted to the Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel in Shelby Twp. Share an online condolence, visit www.gramerfuneralhome.com
GREENLEE JACQUELYN SUSANNE GREENLEE JACQUELYN GREENLEE JACQUELYN SUSANNE PETERS GREENLEE JACQUELYN PETERS GREENLEY Of Madison Heights, MI died peacefully in her sleep early in the morning of November 19, 2008 with her daughter Sue by her side. A loving mother and grandmother, she will be dearly missed by all. Jackie was born in Melvindale, MI to Carl and Agnes (McKee) Peters on March 7, 1934. She graduated from Fordson High school in Dearborn, MI and earned a BA from Wayne State University in Detroit. Jackie spent her career as a Social Worker with the Michigan Department of Social Services in Child Protective Services. In her retirement years she enjoyed international travel and cross country drives in her camper. She also relished sleepovers with her grandson Alexander. Jackie is survived by her three children Christopher Greenlee (Anne Zimmerman) of Vashon Island, Washington, Nora Hartwig (Karl) of Harper Woods, MI, and Sue Greenlee (Geoff Hoyer) of Royal Oak, MI, her grandchildren Emma Greenlee and Alexander Hoyer, and sister Jeanne (Walter) Vanderberg of Livonia, MI. Memorial donations can be made in her honor to the Detroit Institute of Arts.
GREENWALD WILLIAM E GREENWALD WILLIAM GREENWALD Age 85, of Rochester Hills, formerly of Detroit and Sarasota, Florida, died December 21, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Lillian. Loving father of James (Camille). Proud grandfather of Joseph. Mr. Greenwald was a retired Detective Sergeant for the Detroit Police Department. Visitation, Tuesday 2-8 p.m. at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 W. 12 Mile Rd., (2 Blks. W. of Woodward), Berkley. Memorial Service, Friday 10:30 a.m. at Christian Memorial Cemetery, 521 E Hamlin Rd, Rochester 48307. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Michigan Humane Society. Share your memories at www.sawyerfuller.com
GRIGGS ESSIE J GRIGGS ESSIE GRIGGS Age 94. December 25, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Marshall Aaron. Loving mother of the late Clara (Arthur) Range. Step-mother of William Griggs. Proud grandmother of Brian (Susan) Range, Cynthia (Timothy) Deneau, Diana (Michael) Kennedy, and Donna (Randall) McCrite. Dear great-grandmother of Amy Black, Brandon (Kate) Bernier, Amanda Bernier, Kaitlyn Deneau, Michael Kennedy, Matthew Kennedy, Meghan Kennedy, Ashley McCrite, and Jeffrey McCrite. Visitation at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home 8459 Hall Rd. (3 blks. E. of Van Dyke) Utica, Monday 2-9 p.m. with Funeral Service 7 p.m. Interment White Chapel Cemetery Please share a memory at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
GRIMSHAW CARMEN MARIE GRIMSHAW CARMEN GRIMSHAW Age 99 of Mullet Lake, MI formerly of Detroit, went home to the Lord Dec. 23, 2008. Dear friend of Donald G. and Jan Henkel. Preceded in death by her mother Emma and father Albert Grimshaw, a noted Detroit haberdasher. Her brother Fred was a Detroit teacher and swimming coach who died in 1973 from injuries inflicted by intruders at the school. Carmen worked for a number of years in the fisher building that was built on the site where her family's home once stood. The Grimshaw's were long time members of the Detroit Yacht Club and Carmen proudly noted that she had once danced there with Johnny Weissmuller (Tarzan). Carmen's brother's Fred had once been on the crew of the Fisher's boat in the Mackinac Race. Carmen considers the Fisher family good friends and spoke of their kindness. A private burial will be held Dec. 30, 2008 at the Grimshaw's Detroit Woodlawn family plot.
GROSS OLLIE J GROSS OLLIE GROSS age 71; of Walled Lake; passed away December 28, 2008 surrounded by family. Loving husband of 48 years to Claudia; dear father of Jim and Chanda (James) Gross; cherished grandfather of Jennifer, Courtney, Mackenzie and BreeAnn. Ollie was born in Curt, KY, one of ten children. He is survived by his siblings Laura, James Curtis "JC", Marion, Harguss Gross and Reba Drake. Preceded in death by brothers Kelly, Junior, Reed, Robert Gross and parents Harlan and Cora Gross. Ollie retired from G.M. Truck & Bus with over 42 years of service. He loved the outdoors and will be remembered as a hard working man, devoted husband, father, and great neighbor. A private family Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Serving the family Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, Walled Lake. www.lynchfuneraldirectors.com
GRUDZINSKY DENNIS BRIAN GRUDZINSKY DENNIS GRUDZINSKY Of Garden City, MI. Age 64. December 1, 1943-November, 2008. Born in Detroit, MI. Survived by Beverly Berini, his wife; Barbara J. Bianco, Randy M. Grudzinsky, and Dawn M. Kerstetter, his children; Kevin Pernot, his brother; Jesse, Sara and Marissa, his grandchildren. Friends and family will be notified of a memorial service to take place.
GRZESIK JENNIE GRZESIK December 4, 2008 of Belleville. Loving wife of the late Chester. Dear mother of Jerry (Stella), Richard and Donna (Robert). Loving grandmother of Stephanie, Candace and Louis and three great-grandchildren. Visiting Monday 2-9 p.m., Rosary service at 7 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 34567 Michigan Ave., Wayne. Funeral services Tuesday, in state 9:30 a.m. for 10 a.m. Mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, Wayne. In lieu of flowers donations to Angel Hospice appreciated.
GRZYWACZ THOMAS J GRZYWACZ THOMAS GRZYWACZ Age 63, December 28, 2008. Beloved husband of Carole. Loving father of Thomas J. Jr. and Kimberly Raup. Loving grandfather of Morgan, Richard and Norbert. Brother-in-law of Janice and James. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may share memories with the family at the Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren Ave. at Artesian Saturday 3-9 p.m. Scripture Service Saturday 7 p.m.
GUAETTA NANCY GUAETTA Age 77, of Westland, December 21, 2008. Beloved wife of Frank. Loving mother of Frank and Joseph (Sandy). Dear grandma of Andrew, Holly and Zackary Guaetta. Also leaves one brother, Anthony (Sandy) Corica. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary at 5 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Rd., Westland (btwn. Ford and Cherry Hill). Interment will take place at St. Anthony Cemetery in Johnstown, PA. To view obituary and share memories, log on to www.vermeulenfuneralhome.com
GUATERI WILLIAM GUATERI BILL GUATERI Age 87, December 5, 2008. Beloved husband of Ruthie. Loving father of Betty (Richard) Chambers, Linda (Dennis) Walpole, and Tina Dequin. Dear brother of Donald (Mary) Guateri. Proud grandfather of 10. William was a member of the Swing Dance Club, past member of the Masons and a WWII veteran. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. at St. Clair Shores Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper (3 blocks N. of 10 Mile). Funeral Thursday 10 a.m. at the funeral home, Burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Share a memory at bcfh.com
GULLEN ESTHER GULLEN Age 94. Beloved wife of the late James E. Dear mother of James K. (Linda). three grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Survived by three sisters and one brother. Memorial service Sunday December 28, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Angelica Lutheran Church in Allen Park, MI 48101.
GULOWSKI BERNARD JOHN GULOWSKI BERNARD GULOWSKI Age 74 of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon, Tennessee. Passed away peacefully in his home on December 6, 2008. Loving husband of Barbara (Petruse). Proud father of Bernard Jr. (Kathy), Mary Muller, Bill (Mary Margaret), and Christa. Devoted grandfather of Eric, Alexandra, Evan, Alyssa, Grace, and Clare. Bernie was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Lenoir City. The family requests memorial contributions be made to St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 1580 St. Thomas Way, Lenoir City, TN 37772. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com.
GURSKI STANLEY C GURSKI STANLEY GURSKI Age 95 - December 7, 2008. Beloved husband of Lillian (nee: Zalewski). Dear father of Robert (Shirley) Gurski, Celeste (Ron) McIntyre, and Kathleen (Ken) Nowak. Loving grandfather of Alan (Renee), Lauren, Bridgette, Derek, Carmel (Chuck) Brant, Elisha-John, Charles (LoriGoe), and Gregory (Adrienne). Brother of Anthony Gurski. Also survived by nine great-grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with an evening Vigil Service 7:00 p.m., at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12˝ Mile). Mr. Gurski will lie in state Wednesday a.m., at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church until the time of the Funeral Mass am. Memorial donations appreciated to the: Alzheimers Association Metro Detroit Region, 20300 Civic Center Dr. Suite 100, Southfield, MI 48076. Share memories at www.Temrowski.com
GUTHIKONDA DR RAO GUTHIKONDA Beloved husband, loving father, adoring grandfather, pediatrician and well-known leader in the Detroit Indian-Telugu community, passed away December 2, 2008 at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan following a fight with brain cancer. Dr. Rao was born in Ayanapalem, Andhra Pradesh, India in 1946. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Suryakumari Guthikonda; daughters Padma Guthikonda Nallamothu and Shilpa Guthikonda Fugolo; and grandchildren Rukmini Kumari, Dhruv Kartik and Janaki Lakshmi Nallamothu. Visitation and funeral services will be held Sunday, December 7th at the Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road, Plymouth, Michigan 48170. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. followed by funeral services. In lieu of flowers, friends and family are asked to consider a contribution to Dr. Rao's passion, The SV Temple & Cultural Center, P.O. Box 699, Novi, Michigan 48376. To share memories or leave a message please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
GUTIERREZ REYES GUTIERREZ JR RAY GUTIERREZ JR. December 5, 2008, age 70. Loving father of Maria (Antonio) Sampson, Michael (Anita), Theresa (Kenny) Alvarez, Reyes III, Christopher (Janean), Adam, Richard, and Brian. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Dolores Pruitt, Carlos, Alfred, Joseph, the late Richard, Elvira Smith, and David. Funeral service Saturday, December 20 at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. (time later). Visitation Friday December 19, 1-9 p.m. www.howepeterson.com
GUTTENTAG ELAINE GUTTENTAG Beloved wife for 69 years of the late Clarence Guttentag. Dear mother of Elyse (Jerome) Schostak and the late Stuart Guttentag. Loving grandmother of Lindsey (fiance Assaf Gal) Schostak, and Stefanie Schostak. Also survived by the extended Schostak family, Robert and Nancy Schostak, David and Elise Schostak, Tzvi and Dorit Schostak, Mark and Lillian Schostak, and their children and grandchildren. Sister of Helen (the late Harold) Kirschner, the late Mae (the late Irving Gooze and the late Nat Fisher) Fisher. Sister-in-law of Sydney (Selma) Daye of California, the late Edna (the late Bert) Kanarek, the late Sylvia (the late Al Bleifeld and the late Sam Blondy) Blondy. SERVICES 2 O'CLOCK WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT CLOVERHILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
GUZEK, FRANCIS J GUZEK FRANCIS GUZEK FRANK GUZEK of Clarkston; December 19, 2008; age 79. Loving husband of Betty; father of Mike (Laurie) of Clarkston, Chris (Dan) LaBarge of Waterford, Tom ( Ruth) of Goodrich, Pat (Cheryl) of Clarkston; preceded in death by his first wife Elizabeth and his sons Stephen and David Guzek; step-father of Cindy (Steve) Brackett of IL and Deborah (Steve) Scafaria of Kalamazoo; father-in-law of Dorothy Guzek and Deborah (Lloyd) Walker; also survived by 17 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; brother of Margaret Magnon of North Dakota. Frank was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Clarkston. He retired from General Motors. Friends may visit at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston Monday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 23, 2008 at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Orion. Interment Oakland Hills Cemetery, Novi. Memorials may be made to Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
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