Celebrity Obituaries

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Doris Lillian Rieger

April 23, 1924 - March 1, 2015

Doris Lillian Rieger, age 90 of Warren, died Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Autumn Woods Health Care Facility in Warren. She was born April 23, 1924 in Detroit, daughter of the late Anthony and the late Anna (nee: Cass) Dettloff. Doris was the beloved wife of the late Harvey. Dearest mother of Chester (Chari) Dettloff, and the late Carl "Butch" Nihranz. Cherished mother-in-law of Diane Nihranz....
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Thomas Ronald Plesco

December 7, 1940 - February 28, 2015

Thomas Ronald Plesco, age 74 of Warren, died Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. He was born December 7, 1940 in Detroit, son of the late Semon and the late Kathryn (nee: Corcoran) Plesco. Thomas was the beloved husband of Michelina. Dearest father of Craig (Laura) Plesco, Lauri Plesco, Todd (Miruna) Plesco, Jose Plesco, Marta Martinez, and Oscar (Mikisha) Plesco....
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John William Alam

January 8, 1936 - February 27, 2015

John William Alam, age 79 of Sterling Heights, died Friday, February 27, 2015 at his residence. He was born January 8, 1936 in Buffalo, New York, son of the late Joseph and the late Julia (nee: Yammin) Alam. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to John for his service to our country during the Korean War. As a soldier in the U.S. Army, John attained the rank of Private...
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David Taylor Simpson

September 28, 1933 - February 27, 2015

David Taylor Simpson, age 81, died Friday, February 27, 2015 in Warren. Mr. Simpson was born September 28, 1933 in Detroit, son of the late Robert George and the late Mary E. (nee: Taylor) Simpson. Mr. Simpson was an inspector for Detroit Edison. He worked for the utility giant for 42 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. on October 15, 2011. He was the beloved father of...
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George Joseph Skotzke

March 19, 1931 - February 26, 2015

George Joseph Skotzke age 83, a longtime resident of Warren Michigan died February 26, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. George was born March 19, 1931 in Detroit Michigan the son of the late Frank Skotzke and the late Martha (nee: Eland) Skotzke. George was raised on the eastside of Detroit and attended Holy Name Parish and Catholic grade school. Following high school...
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Donna Marinkov

April 10, 1954 - February 26, 2015

Donna Marinkov, age 60 of Warren, died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Kambly Living Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was born April 10, 1954 in Detroit, daughter of Mamie (nee: Vezelich) and the late Dan Marinkov. From birth, Donna was a special needs child who was challenged by many obstacles that life would throw her way. But as she met each hurdle and grew in age, there was one...
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George H. Murray

December 24, 1942 - February 25, 2015

George H. Murray, died peacefully February 25, 2015 surrounded by the love of his family. He was 72 years of age. George was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 24, 1942, son of the late John and Mary (nee: Steele) Murray. He was united in marriage to his beautiful bride, Sandra Lee Conrad on December 18, 1962. They made their home in Harrison Township and their union was blessed with...
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Edsel John Hampton

September 6, 1926 - February 23, 2015

Edsel John Hampton, age 88 of Grosse Pointe Shores, died Monday, February 23, 2015 at his residence. He was born September 6, 1926 in Detroit, son of the late Andrew Scott and the late Nora (nee: Poirer) Hampton. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Edsel for his service to our country as a soldier in our great U.S. Army during World War II. For the sacrifices made and...
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Donald Gwozdzialski

May 26, 1957 - February 20, 2015

Donald Gwozdzialski, age 57, died Friday, February 20, 2015 at his home in Warren, Michigan. Donald was born May 26, 1957 in Detroit, son of Helen (nee: Kowalski) and the late Stanley Gwozdzialski. Donald is the beloved son of Helen and the late Stanley Gwozdzialski. He was the dear brother of Susan Ludwig, the late Kenneth Gwozdzialski, and is the brother in-law of Tammy Gwozdzialski....
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Donald John Kowalewski

October 11, 1931 - February 19, 2015

Donald John Kowalewski, "Cookie," age 83, died Thursday, February 19, 2015 at his home in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Donald was born October 11, 1931 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, son of the late Leo and the late Stella Kowalewski. Following his schooling, Donald entered the Unites States Army with whom he served during the Korean War. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay...
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Dolores Elizabeth Ziemba

August 28, 1924 - February 19, 2015

Dolores Elizabeth Ziemba, age 90 of Warren, died Thursday, February 19, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. Dolores was born August 28, 1924 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Frank and Mary Bohlen. Raised in Detroit, Dolores grew up in a traditional setting that was immersed with Polish-Catholic roots. She was a devoted daughter and devout Catholic who prayed the Rosary daily...
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Radmila Jovanov

June 22, 1927 - February 17, 2015

Radmila Jovanov, age 87 of Warren, died Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born June 22, 1927 in Serbia to the late Sava and the late Darinka (nee: Ikonov) A loving mother, grandmother & great-grandmother, Radmila was at her happiest whenever the family got together. It really didn't matter what the celebration or occasion entailed,...
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Beverly Ann Beauchamp

July 11, 1940 - February 16, 2015

Beverly Ann Beauchamp, age 74 and longtime resident of Warren, died Monday, February 16, 2015 at Kindred Hospital in Detroit. Beverly was born July 11, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Gillan Burgess and the late Emma (nee: Wilson) Burgess. Beverly was raised in Detroit and graduated from the Detroit Public Schools. Following her education, Bev worked for many years at Dale Industries...
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Anna Mary Pipho

June 17, 1928 - February 15, 2015

Anna Mary Pipho, age 86 of Warren, died Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. She was born June 17, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Thomas and the late Vincenza (nee: Catolani) Lividoti. Following her high school years, Anna was so taken by the importance of education that she decided to further her own,…which ultimately led to the...
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Leslie Louise Hood

September 26, 1947 - February 14, 2015

Leslie Louise Hood, age 67 of Sterling Heights, died Saturday, February 14, 2015 at home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born September 26, 1947 in Detroit to Franklin and Jean (nee: Robenson) Fortier. Leslie was employed in the Law profession as a Paralegal Secretary for many years, a career in which she took much pride. She always strove to do her best and excel at every task, which...
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William James Jones

May 1, 1948 - February 14, 2015

William James Jones "Jim", age 66 of Warren, died Saturday, February 14, 2015 at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born May 1, 1948 in Warren to his mother, Ella (nee: Taylor), and his late father, Billy Colter Jones. When he wasn't working, some of Jim's favorite escapes included his love of "M&M's"…Muscle Cars & Music. As for his music appreciation, he was quite proud of his...
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Anne Margaret Slazin

June 3, 1920 - February 13, 2015

Anne Margaret Slazin (nee: Slazinski), age 94 of Warren, died Friday, February 13, 2015 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. She was born June 3, 1920 in Detroit to the late Leo and the late Stephanie (nee: Marcel) Slazinski. For many years, Anne was employed as a secretary for the automotive giant, General Motors. She brought a lot to the table with the skills she...
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Leonard Victor Mullins

March 2, 1928 - February 10, 2015

Leonard Victor Mullins, age 86 of Warren, died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born March 2, 1928 in Eolia, Kentucky, son of the late Charlie and the late Bertie (nee: Sturgill) Mullins. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Leonard for his service to our country during World War II. As a soldier in our...
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William Stephen Malson

February 17, 1951 - February 10, 2015

William Stephen Malson "Bill," age 63 of Clinton Township, Michigan, died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens, Michigan. Bill was born February 17, 1951 in Providence, Rhode Island, son of the late Ben Malson and the late Genevieve (nee: Hartnett) Malson. Bill was raised in Warren, Michigan and graduated from Cousino High School, the Class of 1969. ...
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George C. Spranger

January 2, 1930 - February 9, 2015

George C. Spranger, age 85 of Warren, died Monday, February 9, 2015 at home . George was born on January 2, 1930 in Highland Park to the late Emil Spranger and the late Gladys (nee: Trembath) Spranger. George was a gifted woodworker. He would often visit the local craft shows where he never met a stranger. His passion was interacting with all of the craft show visitors & vendors, and sharing...
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Francis Joseph Fredal

October 4, 1922 - February 9, 2015

Francis Joseph Fredal, age 92 of Warren, died Monday, February 9, 2015 at the Medilodge of Sterling Heights. He was born October 4, 1922 in Detroit, son of the late Steve and the late Elizabeth (nee: Stano) Fredal. Following the rites of passage through his high school days, Francis decided he wanted to further his education and went on to attain his Master's Degree which he put to work as an...
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Elizabeth Wozniak

October 20, 1922 - February 8, 2015

Elizabeth Wozniak, age 92, died Sunday, February 8, 2015 at Sanctuary at the Abbey Nursing Home in Warren. She was born October 20, 1922 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Paola Wozniak and the late Lucia (nee: Pepe) Wozniak. She was the beloved mother of the late Marilyn, and loving sister of the late Angelo Fornatoro and the late Nellie Milatovich. She is also survived by her...
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Roberto Roman

February 20, 1927 - February 7, 2015

Roberto Roman, age 87, formerly of Detroit and recently of Warren, Michigan, died February 7, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Oakland Center in Madison Heights, Michigan. Roberto was born February 20, 1927 in Mexico, son of the late Juan Roman and the late Gloria Adelina Salgado Roman. Roberto moved to the United States, with his wife of 49 years, Maria Socorro, to seek...
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Maryann Borowy

January 13, 1956 - February 5, 2015

Maryann Borowy, age 59 of Warren, died Thursday, February 5, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. Maryann was born January 13, 1956 in Detroit, daughter of the late Frank Nowicki and the late Viola (nee: Kupps) Nowicki. Maryann was an Avon Representative for over 30 years, the perfect career for her outgoing and social personality. As technology evolved, Maryann...
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Eugene Pigula

January 2, 1925 - February 5, 2015

Eugene Pigula, age 90, died Thursday, February 5, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born January 2, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Joseph Pigula and the late Krystyna (nee: Bonchalska) Pigula. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Eugene for his service to our country during World War II. As a soldier in the U.S. Army,...
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Joyce Ann Chambers - Pawlik

August 3, 1931 - February 3, 2015

Joyce Ann Chambers - Pawlik, age 83 of Warren, died Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak after a short illness. Joyce also resided in Ocoee, Florida. She was born August 3, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan. Joyce treasured her times spent at her winter home in Ocoee, Florida with her late husband Edward. She was looking forward to returning there this winter, especially since...
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Grace Jane Pierce Loftus

March 14, 1926 - February 2, 2015

Grace Jane Pierce - Loftus, age 88, a longtime resident of Warren, Michigan, died Monday, February 2, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. Grace was born March 14, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Paul Lademan and the late Elizabeth (nee: Konen) Lademan. Grace and Chuck, her first husband of 37 years, were proud members of Oakland Hills Country...
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David Bommarito

April 12, 1951 - February 1, 2015

David Bommarito, age 63 of Eastpointe, Michigan, died February 1, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. David was born April 12, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Joseph Bommarito and the late Mary Lucille (nee: Messina) Bommarito. David was raised in Center Line, Michigan, a graduate of Center Line High School. Following his schooling, David served in the United States Air Force...
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Victor Rapa

October 16, 1933 - January 31, 2015

Victor Rapa, age 81 of Sterling Heights, died Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan. He was born October 16, 1933 in the country of Malta, son of the late Carmen and the late Rose (nee: Misfud) Rapa. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Victor for his service to our country during the Korean War era. As a soldier in our great U.S. Army, he...
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Nancy Ann DiMercurio

June 14, 1933 - January 30, 2015

Nancy Ann DiMercurio, age 81, a resident of Warren, died Friday, January 30, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren, Michigan. Nancy was born June 14, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Clarence Gilleran and the late Ann (nee: Fitzpatrick) Gilleran. Nancy was raised in a large Irish-Catholic family on Detroit's Westside. She graduated from Holy...
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Geraldine Henry

January 29, 2015

Geraldine Henry, age 77 of Warren, died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born December 18, 1937 in Detroit, daughter of the late Roland Murray and the late Arrie Austin (nee: Holder) Canary. Along with being a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and homemaker, Geraldine was also proud and blessed to be the cherished wife of...
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Constance Leona Freeman

August 31, 1931 - January 29, 2015

Constance Leona Freeman "Connie," age 83 of Warren, died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born August 31, 1931 in Hamtramck, daughter of the late Stanley and the late Leona (nee: Jakushonak) Szaladzinski. Throughout many of Connie's earlier years, she was employed by the Federal Reserve Bank where she held a number of prestigious...
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Rita Evelyn Ruth

August 8, 1937 - January 28, 2015

Rita Evelyn Ruth, age 77 and longtime resident of Eastpointe, Michigan, died January 28, 2015 at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens, Michigan. Rita was born August 8, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late James Lucas and the late Luetta (nee: Geise) Lucas. Rita was the beloved wife of the late Allan, and is the dear mother of Kathy (Jeff) Doneth and Christopher Ruth. She was...
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Virginia Hannah Reno

March 17, 1925 - January 26, 2015

Virginia Hannah Reno, age 89, a longtime resident of Warren and recently of Novi, died January 26, 2015 at Wellbridge of Brighton Care Facility in Howell, Michigan. Virginia was born March 17, 1925 (a St. Patrick's Baby) in Berkley, Michigan, daughter of the late Walter Fuelling and the late Helen (nee: Muthel) Fuelling. Virginia will be remembered and missed by many family members and...
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John Albert Sidelko

January 23, 1923 - January 26, 2015

John Albert Sidelko, age 92 of Algonac, died Monday, January 26, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. He was born January 23, 1923 in Pennsylvania, son of the late John and the late Julia (nee: Czura) Sidelko. As a Die Maker in the automotive industry, John spent many years offering the best of his hard-work ethics toward the fabrication of automobiles. When he wasn't at work, those same...
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Shirley Bernice Marek

August 5, 1929 - January 26, 2015

Shirley Bernice Marek, age 85, died Monday, January 26, 2015 at home surrounded by her family. Shirley was born August 5, 1929 in Toledo, Ohio, daughter of the late Omer McDaniel and the late Odela (nee: Renn) McDaniel. Shirley was raised in several states including Indiana and Ohio before settling in Michigan where she attained employment as a Registered Nurse. Shirley met her husband...
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Helen Poplawski

December 28, 1919 - January 25, 2015

Helen Poplawski, age 95 of Warren and formerly of Detroit, died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Sanctuary of the Abbey Nursing Home in Warren. Helen was born on December 28, 1919 in Cranston, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Alphonse Poplawski and the late Adella (nee: Zelinski) Poplawski. She was the beloved aunt of Diane (Tom) Kozlowski. Arrangements were entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski &...
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Steven Allen Mogielski

May 29, 1968 - January 24, 2015

Steven Allen Mogielski, age 46 of Detroit, died suddenly on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was born May 29, 1968 in Detroit to Kathleen (nee: O'Grady) Mogielski, and the late Theodore Mogielski. When he wasn't working, Steven was at his happiest when enjoying the splendor and environment of the great outdoors,...especially when it involved anything having to...
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Bernardine Rose Legumina

March 5, 1940 - January 24, 2015

Bernardine "Bernie" Legumina, age 74 and longtime resident of Sterling Heights, Michigan, died January 24, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. Bernie was born March 5, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Jacob Nowak and the late Genevieve (nee: Marlinga) Nowak. Bernie was raised in Detroit and graduated from the Patronage of St. Joseph Catholic...
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Janice Laureen Rogers

March 2, 1963 - January 24, 2015

Janice Laureen Rogers, age 51, died Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. She was born March 2, 1963 in Detroit, daughter of the late Raymond Garret and the late Janice Ann (nee: Conner) Rogers. Janice worked for many years as a medical assistant, tenderly caring for all those with whom she came in contact. She would love and nurture her own...
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Richard Michael Nowak

September 10, 1949 - January 24, 2015

Richard Michael Nowak, age 65, died on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born September 10, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Richard Nowak and the late Sophie (nee: Rabchen) Nowak. After graduation from Hamtramck High School, Richard learned that being a man of disciplined work ethics that his career path would ultimately lead him down the ...
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Henry Stanley Sadocha

May 9, 1923 - January 23, 2015

Henry Stanley Sadocha, age 91, died Friday, January 23, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren, Michigan. Henry was born May 9, 1923 in Hamtramck, Michigan, son of the late John Sadocha and the late Stella (nee: Perzanowski) Sadocha. Henry was raised in Hamtramck and later served his country in the United States Merchant Marines. Following his honorable service,...
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Stella Kostin

May 5, 1923 - January 16, 2015

Stella Kostin, age 91 of Clinton Township, died Friday, January 16, 2015 at her residence, the American House-Lakeside 1. She was born May 5, 1923 in Detroit, daughter of the late Adam and the late Catherine (nee: Zielinski) Kaszubinski. Being the loving mother she was, Stella truly enjoyed raising her three beautiful girls and watching them grow to be fine young women. In the earlier years...
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Robert George Laws

January 14, 1952 - January 16, 2015

Robert George Laws, age 63 of Warren, died Friday, January 16, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit in the company of his loving daughters. He was born January 14, 1952 in Detroit, son of the late William and the late Marie (nee: Griesbeck) Laws. There are, potentially, many words or phrases that could describe and define Robert,…but without question, one of the most prominent would be "hard...
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Robert James Vandelinder

November 22, 1928 - January 14, 2015

Robert James Vandelinder, age 86 of Warren, died January 14, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones, at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan. He was born November 22, 1928 in Detroit, son of the late Herbert E. and the late Helen M. (nee: Reaney) Vandelinder. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Mr. Vandelinder for his service to our country during the Korean War era. As a...
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Shirley Jean Krol

December 28, 1927 - January 13, 2015

Shirley J. Krol, age 87 of Warren, and a resident of the Windemere Senior Living Community, died January 13, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren, Michigan. Shirley was born December 28, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Samuel McFarland and the late Jeanette (nee: Janke) McFarland. Shirley was a child of the depression era which impacted her life in...
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Olga Ann Cebula

June 27, 1930 - January 13, 2015

Olga Ann Cebula, age 84, died Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at her home in Warren surrounded by her loving faimily. Olga was born June 27, 1930 in Detroit to the late Carl & the late Anna (nee: Zucovich) Sokol. Olga was a woman of deep Catholic faith, and a longstanding member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Warren. Along with the many ways she supported the church, she was especially proud of...
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Donald Leigh Hessell

July 29, 1936 - January 12, 2015

Donald Leigh Hessell, age 78, died Monday, January 12, 2015 at his home in Warren surrounded by his loving family. Donald was born July 29, 1936 in Halfway, Michigan, son of the late Lawrence and the late Evelyn (nee: Polkowski) Hessell. He was raised on the eastside, and later served his country as an Airman in the United States Air Force. Upon being honorably discharged from his military...
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Mary Ann Teres

February 27, 1924 - January 12, 2015

Mary Ann Teres, age 90, died Monday, January 12, 2015 at her home in Clinton Township, Michigan. Mary Ann was born February 27, 1924 in Detroit, daughter of the late William and the late Lucy (nee; Pergandy) Logan. Mary Ann was extremely devoted to her family, and had one very special way of showing her love. Every third Sunday of the month, she held to a wonderful family tradition that...
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William Goldman Murrah

October 20, 1923 - January 11, 2015

William Goldman Murrah, age 91 died January 11, 2015 at the American House Assited Living in Sterling Heights Michigan. William was born October 20, 1923 in Nortonville, Kentucky the son of the late Chester Arthur Murrah and the late Zena Glen (nee: Smith) Murrah. Wiliam spent most of his young years in Kentucky and later served in the United States Army during World War II achieving the...
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Allen Henry Zalenski

March 6, 1950 - January 10, 2015

Allen Henry Zalenski age 64 died January 10, 2015 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Allen was born March 6, 1950 in Hamtramck Michigan the son of Jane (nee: Radziewicz) Zalenski, and the late Henry Zalenski. Allen was raised mostly in Warren Michigan and later served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Following his military service Allen worked several...
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Gustave Joseph Kause

April 26, 1919 - January 10, 2015

Kause, Gustave J., age 95 of Warren, died Saturday, January 10, 2015 at his residence, the Windemere Park Senior Living Community in Warren. He was born on April 26, 1919 in Portage, Pennsylvania, son of the late Gust and the late Mary (nee: Bruett) Kause. For those St. Clair Shorian's who were lucky enough to attend South Lake High School years ago, they'll probably remember the familiar face...
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Jennie Margaret Semear

December 27, 1934 - January 10, 2015

Jennie Margaret Semear, age 80 of Warren, died Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan. Jennie was born December 27, 2014 in Caro, Michigan, daughter of the late Ignatius and the late Margaret (nee: Miskovich) Lis. Mrs. Semear was a woman with a strong and abiding faith, as well as a longstanding member of St. Martin dePorres Catholic Church in Warren for over 40...
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Elijah Lee Raimondo

February 6, 1983 - January 9, 2015

Elijah Lee Raimondo, age 31, died January 9, 2015 at his home in Eastpointe, Michigan. He was born February 6, 1983 in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of the late Robert Maks and the late SueAnn Raimondo. Elijah's family members came together to support and raise young Eli. Eli was a young and precocious boy who enjoyed playing baseball, as well as many other outdoors sports with friends. During his...
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James Nels Baker

March 13, 1936 - January 9, 2015

James Nels Baker, age 78 and formerly of Warren, Michigan, died Friday, January 9, 2015 at McLaren Port Huron Hospital in Port Huron Michigan. James was born March 13, 1936 in Stambaugh, Michigan, son of the late Frank Baker and the late Frances (nee: Belland) Baker. James was raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michgan and later served in the United States Air Force while stationed in Lincoln,...
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Nancy Ann Cardamone

October 25, 1959 - January 8, 2015

Nancy Ann Cardamone, age 55 of Roseville, died Thursday, January 8, 2015 at McLaren Macomb Regional Hospital in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. Nancy was born October 25, 1959 in Detroit, daughter of Emil and Margaret (nee: Rieli) Cardamone. Nancy was the beloved mother of Morgan Cardamone, and the loving daughter of Emil and Margaret Cardamone. She is the dear sister of Charles (Gloria) Cardamone,...
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Genevieve Gorski

December 2, 1924 - January 7, 2015

Genevieve "Jean" Gorski, age 90, died January 7, 2015 at the American House Senior Living in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Genevieve was born December 2, 1924 in North Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late John Wozniak and the late Sophie (nee: Bunar) Wozniak. Genevieve was raised in Illinois and later met and married the love of her life, Edwin Gorski. The two were joined in holy...
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James Richard Alexander

October 27, 1919 - January 7, 2015

James Richard Alexander, age 95 of Warren, died Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at home while under the loving & vigilant care of his loved ones and the "angels" at Reverence Hospice. He was born October 27, 1919 in Tifton, Georgia, son of the late WIlburn and the late Alice (nee: Gibbs) Alexander. At the age of 25, James' life took a wonderful turn when he was joined in marriage with the love of...
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Everett Erv Eubanks

October 23, 1932 - January 7, 2015

Everett E.Eubanks, "Erv," age 82, died Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at his home in Warren. Everett was born October 23, 1932 in Grosse Pointe Farms to the late Edward Richard and the late Emma (nee: Polick) Eubanks. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Mr. Eubanks for his service to our country during the Korean War era. As a soldier in our great U.S. Army, he attained...
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Robert Keith Hollifield

February 6, 1943 - January 7, 2015

Hollifield, Robert K. " Bob," died January 7, 2015. He was born February 6, 1943 in Detroit to the late Raymond and the late Edna Mae Hollifield (nee Robertson). Robert was 71. Bob was passionate about his work as a bump and paint man, working on both cars and motorcycles. He enjoyed his rock and roll music, especially AC/DC, and was a huge fan of the rock radio station, WRIF. He was a big...
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Gilbert Joseph Jankowiak

July 10, 1944 - January 6, 2015

Gilbert Joseph Jankowiak, age 70 of Warren, died Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born July 10, 1944 in Detroit, son of the late Gilbert C. and the late Eleanor (nee: Jankowski) Jankowiak. Gilbert was the beloved husband of Sharon. Dearest father of Jim (Darlene) Jankowiak and Jennifer (Greg) Maciasz. Loving grandfather of Kayla and...
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Ngan Thi "Trang" Hutchings

December 12, 1948 - January 6, 2015

Ngan Thi "Trang" Hutchings, age 66 of Warren, died Wednesday, January 6, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren, Michigan. She was born December 12, 1948 in Vietnam, daughter of the late Nghiem Xuan Loc and the late Nghiem Thanh Phung. Ngan Thi "Trang" Hutchings was married to Ronald W. Hutchings in Washington, D.C. on December 13, 1968. They would eventually settle...
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Pauline Clara Berg

August 4, 1930 - January 5, 2015

Pauline Clara Berg, age 84 of Warren, died Monday, January 5, 2015 at the Oakmont Sterling Assisted Living Memory Care Center in Sterling Heights, Michigan. She was born August 4, 1930 in East Detroit, daughter of the late Frank and the late Clara (nee: LeBeau) Stanco. A graduate from the prestigious Dominican High School in Detroit, Pauline was quite proud of the athletic accomplishments she...
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William Gaylord Klatt

January 31, 1959 - January 2, 2015

William Gaylord Klatt, age 55 of Sterling Heights, died suddenly at home on January 2, 2015. He was born January 31, 1959 in Detroit, son of William and the late Pauline Klatt. For this young man in his early years, the rites of passage took Bill down a path that many boys choose as they enter the throngs of scouting. Bill was most proud of being a boy scout, and enjoyed the camaraderie that...
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Pauline Nicklos

October 11, 1926 - January 2, 2015

Pauline Nicklos, age 88 of Warren, died Friday, January 2, 2015 at an Adult Foster Care facility in Clinton Township, Michigan. She was born October 11, 1926 in Detroit, daughter of the late Gust and the late Jennie (nee: Beis) Alepakos. In her earlier years, Pauline was employed as a Payroll Agent in the automotive industry. As life pressed on and called her to the glory days of enjoying the...
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Marguerite Mary Dudek

June 6, 1925 - December 27, 2014

Marguerite Mary Dudek, age 89 0f Warren, died Saturday, December 27, 2014 at the Autumn Woods Nursing Care Facility in Warren. She was born June 6, 1925 in Peoria, Illinois, daughter of the late John and the late Mary (nee: Bushak) Szentes. Mrs. Dudek strived to keep her mind sharp, often challenging herself with a crossword puzzle or a good, old-fashioned jigsaw puzzle. If she did not want...
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Leah Jane Gancarz

February 14, 1950 - December 26, 2014

Leah Jqne Gancarz, age 64 of Warren, Michigan, died Friday, December 26, 2014 at her home. Leah was born February 14, 1950 in Mount Clemens, Michigan, daughter of the late John Carr and the late Jane (nee: Ainsworth) Carr. Leah was raised in Saint Clair Shores, Michigan and graduated from the St. Clair Shores Shores School System. Soon afterwards, she married, enjoyed her role as homemaker,...
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Natalie Grand

April 9, 1920 - December 26, 2014

Natalie Grand, age 94 of Warren, died Friday, December 26, 2014 at the Cherrywood Nursing Home in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Natalie was born on April 9, 1920 in Hamtramck, Michigan, daughter of the late Stanley Burcz and the late Stefania (nee: Stemplewski) Burcz. Natalie was the beloved wife of the late Henry Grand, and is the dear mother of Henrietta (Richard) Stoddard, Henry (Diane)...
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Michael John Szpulak, Sr.

May 25, 1918 - December 26, 2014

Michael John Szpulak, Sr., age 96, died Friday, December 26, 2014 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township. Mr. Szpulak was born May 25, 1918 in his native land of Poland. Mr. Szpulak served in the Polish Army before coming to the United States. Although Michael had lived in the United States for many years, Poland always held a special place in his heart. He would stay true to his...
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Dorothy Jean Opalewski

October 29, 1932 - December 26, 2014

Dorothy Jean Opalewski, age 82 of Warren, died Friday, December 26, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born October 29, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Frank Blair and the late Loretta (nee: Gies) Blair. Dorothy was raised in Highland Park and graduated from St. Benedict Catholic High School. She later married the love of her life, John Opalewski, and...
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Dolores Marie Endres

December 12, 1928 - December 24, 2014

Dolores Marie Endres, age 86 of Warren, died Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan.. She was born December 12. 1928 in Detroit, daughter of the late John and the late Clara (nee: Temerowski) Kopitzki. Dolores was the beloved wife of the late Carl G. Endres. Dearest mother of Karen, Thomas, and Gary (Marion) Endres. Loving grandmother of Nicole (Steven)...
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Dolores Marie Poisson

June 23, 1937 - December 20, 2014

Dolores Marie Poisson, age 77 of Warren, died Saturday, December 20, 2014 at home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born June 23, 1937 in Detroit, daughter of the late Angelo and the late Veronica (nee: Kukar) DeCesare. For many years, Dolores was one of the kind and compassionate faces that people came to know in their time spent at Detroit's Holy Cross Hospital. Whether you were a...
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William James Fielder

January 1, 1931 - December 19, 2014

William James Fielder, age 83 of Warren, died Friday, December 19, 2014 at home in the company of his loved ones. He was born January 1, 1931 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, son of the late Reginald and the late May (nee: Hollands) Fielder. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we honor William for his service to our country during the Korean War era. As an infantry soldier in our...
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Marguerite Clara Lynch

June 27, 1918 - December 19, 2014

Marguerite Clara Lynch "Peggy", age 96 of Warren, died Friday, December 19, 2014 at Huron Valley Sinai Hospital in Commerce Township, Michigan. She was born on June 27, 1918 in Detroit, daughter of the late Harry and the late Lena (nee: Schmidt) Lynch. Never having been married, Marguerite's "Peggy" life was freed up to enjoy a plethora of experiences that were quite notable, especially for a...
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Dennis John Dikowski

June 4, 1956 - December 19, 2014

Dennis John Dikowski, age 58 of Center Line, died Friday, December 19, 2014 at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born June 4, 1956 in Detroit, son of the late John and Dorothy (nee: Witkowski) Dikowski. While Dennis' work in the production sector at Chrysler may have been the job he clocked in to do, he would have emphatically told you that his favorite work setting involved the out-of...
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Emily Mary Fleischer

March 19, 1920 - December 19, 2014

Emily Mary Fleischer, age 94 of Warren, died Friday, December 19, 2014 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. She was born on March 19, 1920 in Struthers, Ohio, daughter of the late Kasper and the late Mary (nee: Swierz) Kosiek. At 94 years young, Emily was a kind, strong, selfless and loving woman. She was intelligent and funny, and always had a witty comment or quip, keeping her loved...
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Dorothy Blanche Barc

February 13, 1929 - December 18, 2014

Dorothy Blanche Barc, age 85 of Detroit, died Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the West Hickory Haven Nursing Home in Milford, Michigan. She was born February 13, 1929 in Detroit, daughter of the late George and the late Theresa (nee: Zinchalk) Nowicki. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, there is no question that Dorothy's greatest blessings were the precious loved ones that God placed in...
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Benjamin Topor

May 18, 1923 - December 18, 2014

Benjamin Topor, age 91, died on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Oakland Center in Madison Heights. He was born May 18, 1923 in Hamtramck, Michigan to the late John Topor and the late Mary (nee: Lasota) Topor. After spending his first 25 years living the life of a bachelor, Benjamin finally asked the love of his life to join him in marriage,…to which she...
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Ferdinand John Roman

August 18, 1918 - December 17, 2014

Ferdinand John Roman "Fred," age 96 of Warren, died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Mt. Clemens. He was born August 18, 1918 in Detroit, son of the late John and the late Valera Roman. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Fred for his service to our country during the World War II era. As a sailor in the U.S. Navy, he attained the rank...
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Rachel Marie Videan

April 22, 1969 - December 16, 2014

Rachel Marie Videan, age 45 of North Las Vegas, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born on April 22, 1969 in Detroit, daughter of Dian (nee: Burton) and the late Patrick Shea. Following high school, Rachel decided to further her studies by attending Macomb Community College. With sights set on even higher education, her vision took...
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Rose Kleisinger

August 3, 1929 - December 14, 2014

Rose Ann Kleisinger, age 85 of Warren, died Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. She was born August 3, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, daughter of the late Martin and the late Pelogia (nee: Budzinski) Sowinski. From infancy to young adulthood, Rose enjoyed the simplicity and traditions of a rural upbringing. Hailing from the state of Minnesota...
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Gregory Sepulveda

August 17, 1969 - December 12, 2014

Gregory Sepulveda, age 45, died unexpectedly at St. John Hospital in Detroit, Michigan on December 12, 2014. Gregory was born August 17, 1969 in Warren, Michigan, son of Mario and Judith Sepulveda. Gregory was raised in Warren and graduated from Stevenson High School. Feeling the call to serve his country, Greg entered the United States Marine Corps and became a Marine through and through......
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Adell Oma Rejniak

March 21, 1925 - December 11, 2014

Adell Oma Rejniak, age 89, died Friday, December 11, 2014 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Adell was born March 21, 1925 in Deer Lodge, Tennessee, daughter of the late Virgil Lyons and the late Rachel (nee: Innis) Lyons. After spending her early childhood years in Tennessee, it was as a young girl that Adell and her family relocated to Michigan. As a young adult living in the...
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Dorothy Ann Flinn

March 22, 1924 - December 9, 2014

Dorothy Ann Flinn, age 90 of Warren, died Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the Oakmont Sterling Assisted Living Center in Sterling Heights surrounded by her loved ones. She was born March 22, 1924 in Detroit, daughter of the late Stanley and the late Anna (nee: Manglier) Eisbrenner. Dorothy was one of nine children who grew up in the city of Warren and attended Lincoln High School. She was a...
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Dorothea Ethel Watkins

June 3, 1918 - December 9, 2014

Dorothea Ethel Watkins, "Dot," age 96, died on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Green Acers Assisted Living in Fenton, Michigan. She was born June 3, 1918 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Bruno Moch and the late Augusta (nee: Schultz) Moch. Where many of us may be more affectionately known to by our nickname, Dorothea had to pay extra attention as she listened for one of two terms of endearment, ...
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Patrick Jean Shea

December 14, 1972 - December 6, 2014

Patrick Jean Shea, age 41 of Sterling Heights, died Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born December 14, 1972 in Detroit, son of Dian Marie (nee: Burton) and the late Patrick Shea. A bit of a "techy" at heart, Patrick's vision for the future entailed additional education, so he got that ball rolling after high school by attending Macomb...
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Richard Makowski

June 24, 1930 - December 4, 2014

Richard Gerald Makowski, age 84 of Warren, died Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born June 24, 1930 in Detroit, son of the late William and the late Sophia (nee Gosztyla) Makowski. Being quite adept with his hands and efficient with tools, it made perfect sense that Richard's career path was centered in the realm of...
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Dennis Bankey

July 10, 1945 - December 1, 2014

Dennis Bankey, age 69, died Monday, December 1, 2014 in Warren, Michigan. Dennis was born July 10, 1945 in Detroit, son of the late Theodore and the late Helen Bankey (nee Rosiek). Dennis was raised in Detroit and graduated from St. Thomas Catholic High School where, as a gifted athlete, he served as co-captain of the 1963 All-State basketball Dream Team. Following high school, Dennis went to...
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Lyle Edward Griebe

September 19, 1934 - November 26, 2014

Lyle E.Griebe, age 80, died Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. Lyle was born September 19, 1934 in New Bedford, Illinois to the late Herman A. and the late Mary L. Griebe. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Lyle for his service to our country during the Korean War era as a soldier in the U.S. Army. From...
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Thomas Edward Duffy

January 17, 1958 - November 25, 2014

Thomas E. Duffy, age 56, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Heartland Health Care Center in Grosse Pointe Woods. Thomas was born January 17, 1958 in Detroit to the late Edward Francis and the late Doris Hermabelle (nee: Griebe) Duffy. Mr. Duffy was employed by the city of Warren, a job that he held in the highest respect and one in which he gave the best of himself for many years. Possessing...
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Christine Marchione

September 29, 1936 - November 24, 2014

Christine Marchione, age 78, was granted her angel wings Monday, November 24, 2014 at her home in Roseville, Michigan. Her final hours were spent surrounded by her loving family who have cared for her throughout her illness. Christine Marchione was born September 29, 1936 in Harlan, Kentucky to the late Ben Saylor and the late Lizzy May. Christine was raised in Kentucky and knew from a young...
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John R. "Jack" Zinniger

August 13, 1932 - November 24, 2014

John Richard "Jack" Zinniger, age 82 and longtime resident of Warren, died Monday November 24, 2014 at his home. John was born August 13, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late John Zinniger and the late Hazel (nee: Snay) Zinniger. John was raised in Detroit and, as a young man, was called to serve his country during the Korean War. John entered the military October 16, 1952, serving...
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Patricia Lynn Hodson

March 2, 1949 - November 23, 2014

Patricia Lynn Hodson, age 65 of Center Line, died Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born March 2, 1949 in Detroit, daughter of the late Earl and the late Thelma (nee: Stephens) Hodson. For many years, Patricia brought beauty into our world on a daily basis,…most often through the many heads of hair she coifed as a hairdresser....
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Julie Ann Aker

July 12, 1980 - November 21, 2014

Julie Ann Aker died Friday, November 21, 2014 at the age of 34 in Detroit Michigan. Julie was born July 12, 1980 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Karen Aker. Julie was raised in Eastpointe, Michigan and attended East Detroit High School. During her high school years, she was quite proud of her participation & contributions within both the Year Book Committee and the school newspaper....
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Robert Joseph Jarzeboski

April 11, 1951 - November 21, 2014

Robert Joseph Jarzeboski, age 63 of Hamtramck, died Friday, November 21, 2014 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was born April 11, 1951 in Detroit, son of the late Melvin and the late Sylvia (nee: Wawrzyniak) Jarzeboski. For over 35 years, Bob's work entailed bringing smiles and happy tummies to the industrial masses through his catering business that rolled up to their door in style. "Bob...
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Augustino "Augie" Lombardo

May 10, 1925 - November 20, 2014

Augustino "Augie" Lombardo, age 89 and longtime resident of Warren, Michigan, died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. Augustino was born May 10, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Pietro Lombardo and the late Leonarda (nee: Calabro) Lombardo. With thanks and praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Augie for his service to...
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Kolleen Denise Duffy

February 26, 1944 - November 16, 2014

Kolleen Denise Duffy, age 70, died Sunday, November 16, 2014 at St. John Macomb Oakland Hospital Macomb Center in Warren. She was born February 26, 1944 in Warren, Michigan to the late Dennis Duffy and the late Louise (nee: Rabideau) Duffy. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph D. UpChurch. Loving sister of Helen (the late Glen) O'Dell, and the late Paul (Dorothy), Douglas, Dennis,...
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Mary Davis

January 16, 1937 - November 16, 2014

DAVIS, MARY S. died November 16, 2016, she was 77 years of age. Mary was born January 16, 1937 in Howell to John and Helen Dydek (nee Szcoczarz). Mary was a member of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America and the Orchard Lake Chapter #15, Women's Auxillary. She loved to travel, going for drives, casinos, swimming and scrath off lottery tickets, but most of all she enjoyed spending time...
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Raul Cantu

December 7, 1932 - November 15, 2014

Cantu, Raul M. died November 15, 2014,at his home he was 81. Raul was born December 7, 1932 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Lucia and Evangelina Cantu (nee Martinez). Mr. Cantu retired from General Motors. He loved to fish, hunt and play golf when he was younger. Mr. Cantu centered his life around his family. He would always make sure that all of his families needs were met. He was able...
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Robert A. Howells

May 1, 1954 - November 15, 2014

Robert Alan Howells, age 60, died Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the Martha T. Berry Medical Care Facility in Mt. Clemens. He was born May 1, 1954 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, the son of the late Richard Howells and the late Leila (nee: Peterson) Howells. Robert was raised in Detroit and graduated from Finney High School in Detroit the class of 1972. Following his high school he enrolled at...
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