Our Obituaries

Francesco Anthony Cuozzo

March 8, 1948 - January 25, 2018


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Patricia L. Mazur

September 18, 1935 - January 19, 2018

Patricia L. Mazur, age 82, passed away on January 19th, 2018. She was a beloved mother to Terri (Scott) Farquhar and Colleen Sierakowski and cherished grandmother to Ian, Connor, Kylie and Madi. She was predeceased by her loving husband John. She was born in Highland Park, MI on September 18th 1935 to parents Catherine and Thomas Clifford Colton. She graduated from St. Benedict High School in...
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Florence Mable King

October 24, 1927 - January 12, 2018

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.Visitation Saturday January 20, 2018 from 12:30 pm until the time of service at 3:00 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 25450 Plymouth Rd. in Redford. Memorial contributions appreciated to the Salvation Army.
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Betty Polson

March 9, 1930 - January 11, 2018

Betty Jean (Cathers) Polson was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 9, 1930 to Fred and Mabel Cathers. She was one of three children. Betty passed away suddenly, in her Redford Township, Michigan home, on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the age of 87. Betty was the beloved wife of John Donald ("Don") Polson for 66 years. Loving mother of Sandra (Stewart) Dodge, Barbara (Frank) Mathis, and John ...
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Josephine Sophie Kerby

April 2, 1919 - January 2, 2018

Josephine Sophie Kerby was born on April 2,1919, in Norwich, Connecticut to Walter and Rosalie Barron. She was one of 6 children. Josephine passed away peacefully in her Canton, Michigan home on January 2, 2018, at the age of 98.Josephine lived in Hallville, Connecticut with her four sisters and one brother. She went to Poquonock Grammar School in Connecticut. Then, she went to Norwich Free...
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Alan Keith Hammack

September 15, 1961 - December 27, 2017

Alan Keith Hammack was born September 15, 1961 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Amos and Charlotte Hammack. He was one of 5 children. Alan passed away quietly on Wednesday December 27, 2017 in his Redford Township, Michigan home at the age of 56. Beloved son of Amos and the late Charlotte (Beeler) Hammack. Loving brother of Linda (Donald) Manchester, the late Amos Eugene (the late Gail)...
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Judy Conway Smith

November 21, 1950 - December 23, 2017

Judy Doris Conway Smith was born November 21, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, to Robert J. Conway Sr., and Malvina Hack Conway. She was one of 4 children. Judy passed away on Saturday December 23, 2017 in Garden City, Michigan at the age of 67. Judy was the beloved wife of Lawrence "Larry" Smith for 31 years. Stepmother of James (Renee) Smith. Step-grandmother of Stefani Smith. Sister of the late...
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James B. Doyle

November 19, 1929 - December 20, 2017

James Bernard Doyle was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 19, 1929 to Bernard and Frances Doyle. He was one of 3 children. James passed away peacefully December 20, 2017 in Livonia, Michigan under the gentle care of Angela Hospice at the age of 88.He was the beloved husband of Bettie for 62 1/2 years. Loving father of James Doyle, Kathleen (Paul) Patrick, Ann (Scott) Stacho, Mary Holden,...
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Roy Robert Bour

January 24, 1928 - December 17, 2017

Roy Robert Bour was born on the kitchen table of his home on Manor Street in Detroit, Michigan to the late Michael and Clara Bour on January 24, 1928. He passed away peacefully in his Redford Township, Michigan home, under the gentle care of Angela Hospice and his family on December 17, 2017 at the age of 89.Roy was a longtime member of Emmanuel Church where he was confirmed and later married. ...
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Barbara Lee Pressley

July 25, 1940 - December 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Redford, MI.
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Willie Gene Dubignon

September 2, 1945 - December 3, 2017

Mr. Willie Gene Dubignon was born September 2, 1945 in Thomason, GA to the parentage of the late Curtis Dubignon and the late Lily Sanders. He was reared in the Upson Coutny and educated in the school system. Mr. Dubignon stayed in Massachusetts for a while then moved to Detroit, where he met the love of his life Betty Slay. Mr. Dubignon was a hard worker and fun person, until his illness in 2005...
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Evelyn Matulevich

January 10, 1961 - November 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Redford, MI.
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Kathleen Mary Teece

August 11, 1948 - November 20, 2017

Kathleen Mary Teece was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 11, 1948 to Eugene and Dolores Schommer. She passed away peacefully on November 20, 2017 at the age of 69.Kathleen was the beloved wife of the late James C. Teece for 43 years until his death in 2012. Loving mother of her daughter Michele (Ronald) Gentry and her son Jamie Teece. She will be deeply missed by Ron Kennedy and Richard Roush...
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Amanda Rae Kosis

July 7, 1988 - November 12, 2017

Amanda Rae Kosis was born in Farmington Hills, Michigan on July 7, 1988 to Albert Kosis and the late Jeri Stevens. She passed away suddenly in Charlston, West Virginia on November 12, 2017 at the age of 29. Amanda was the loving mother of Andrew Anthony Kosis (age 10). Cherished daughter of Albert and the late Jeri Stevens Kosis. Beloved sister of Amber (Seth) Priest, Alicia (Raul) Castaneira...
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Lloyd Thomas Woodside

January 21, 1941 - November 2, 2017

Lloyd Thomas Woodside "Woodie", of Redford Township, Michigan, was born January 21, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan. He passed away on Thursday November 2, 2017 at the age of 76 under the gentle care of Angela Hospice.Beloved father of Shawna Sentz. Loving grandfather of Makenna, McKalyn and Madison. Dear brother of Judith (James) Johnston, Christine (Richard) Klees and Marilyn Work. Uncle "Tommy"...
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Dolores M. Argenta

December 30, 1936 - October 13, 2017

Dolores M. Argenta was born on December 30, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan. She was the first child of the late Sylvester and Martha Popp. Raised in Detroit, she was a 1955 graduate of St. Gregory High School and a proud parishioner of St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Redford.Family was the most important thing to Dolores. She stayed close to her family, living next door to her brother most of her...
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Arlene Effie Chambers

April 13, 1926 - October 11, 2017

Arlene Effie Chambers was born on April 13, 1926 to the late Henry and Edna Grulke. She passed away on October 11, 2017 at the age of 91.Arlene was the cherished wife of the late Donald. Loving mother of Kevin (Diane). Beloved grandma of Heather (Ryan) Denske, Michael, Brandon (Natalie) and Quentin Chambers, step-grandma of Shannon and Colby Matevia and great-grandma of Gavin and Makalya Howell,...
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Robert Oppenlander

April 29, 1931 - October 8, 2017

Robert E. Oppenlander passed away October 8, 2017 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Arlene. Loving father of Glenn, Paul (Paula), and John. Dear grandfather of Claire, Glenn II, and Phillip (Jennifer). Great-grandfather of Violet. Cherished brother of Betty George. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He earned a Master's Degree from Wayne State University. He worked as a teacher and...
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Christine Anna Land

August 19, 1933 - September 11, 2017

Christine Anna Land was born on August 19, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Adam and Agnes Escheck. She passed away on September 11, 2017 in Redford, Michigan at the age of 84. Raised in Metro-Detroit, Christine met and married the love of her life, Sylvester "Sy" Land. Together they settled in Redford Township to raise their family.Never ones to sit idle, Chris and Sy spent years...
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Edith Marie Schwartz

September 5, 1926 - September 10, 2017

Edith Marie Schwartz was born in Rock, Michigan to Jack and Mary Jokinen on September 5, 1926. She passed away peacefully in Livonia, Michigan on September 10, 2017, under the gentle care of Arbor Hospice, at the age of 91. Edith was the beloved wife of the late Arnold M. Schwartz for almost 40 years until his death on September 10, 1988. Loving mother of Susan Wilson and Sandra (Richard)...
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Nova LaShawn Perkins

August 25, 2017 - August 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Redford, MI.
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Raymond Richard Ptak

May 19, 1929 - August 19, 2017

Raymond R. Ptak was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 19, 1929. He passed away peacefully on August 19, 2017 at the age of 88. Raymond was the beloved husband of the late Marie J. Ptak, and a loving brother, father, uncle, and grandfather. He will also be missed by his loyal companion and friend, his dog Daisy. Ray was a devoted Catholic, a proud United States Army Veteran, and a member of the...
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Mabel June Caylor

May 9, 1940 - August 10, 2017

Mabel June Caylor passed away August 10, 2017 at the age of 77. Beloved wife of Jack. Loving mother of Kathy (Chris) Diovardi and the late Kimberly (Len) Hobbel. Dear grandmother of Melissa (Jim) Pankow, Jessica Hobbel, and Elyzabeth Hobbel. Mabel was a supportive member of the family auto racing team at Flat Rock Speedway. Visitation Monday, August 14 from 1-7pm, with a Funeral Service at 7pm,...
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Donald Frederick Sammons

April 6, 1938 - August 8, 2017

Beloved husband, father, grandpa and friend. Visitation Friday 4-8 pm with a blessing at 7:30 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 25450 Plymouth Rd. in Redford. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Humane Society.
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Richard D. Ax

August 14, 1942 - July 25, 2017

Richard D. Ax was born in his Redford Township, Michigan home on August 14, 1942 to Benjamin and Esther Ax. He was the youngest of 11 children. Richard passed away in the same Redford home he grew up in on July 25, 2017 at the age of 74. He is now present with the Lord.Richard loved spending time with his family. He was the loving father of Cynthia Ax, Donald Ax, and Richard C. Ax. He will also...
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Renee Ann Haag

December 1, 1984 - July 21, 2017

Renee Ann Haag passed away unexpectedly on July 21, 2017 at the age of 32. Beloved wife of Fred. Loving mother of Patrick and Justin. Dear step-mother of Emma. Beloved sister of Danielle Sanders. Cherished daughter of Roderick Sanders and the late Becky Perkins. Dear aunt of Bryson and Aubree. Memorial Gathering Saturday, August 12 from 11am to 3pm, with a Memorial Service at 3pm, at Harry J....
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Jessie Ouimet

November 25, 1975 - July 18, 2017

Jessie Ouimet was born in Trenton, Michigan on November 25, 1975 to Jessie Maldonado and Claudette Brown. He passed away suddenly in Evart, Michigan on July 18, 2017 at the age of 41. Jessie was the beloved husband of the late Amanda. Loving step-father of Andrea, Bobby and Danielle. Cherished Papa of 3 grandchildren. Devoted son of Jessie (Karen) Maldonado, and Claudette Brown. Grandson of...
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Ethel Marie Bukoski

April 10, 1931 - July 15, 2017

Ethel Marie Bukoski was born on April 10, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan. She passed away on July 15, 2017 in Southfield, Michigan at the age of 86.Ethel was the loving wife of Stanley for 21 years. Cherished mother of David (Mary Anne) Lloyd, Donna (Peter) Carone and Duane (the late Donna) Lloyd and step-mother of the late Karen Montgomery, Cathy (Larry) Smith, Cindy (Bob) Bailey and Stacey (Tom)...
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Luvenia Bernard

February 4, 1935 - July 12, 2017

In Loving MemorySunrise: February 4, 1935 Sunset: July 12, 2017 Luvenia "Polly" Bernard was born February 4, 1935 to the late I.T. and Julia Odessa Murry in Charleston, Mississippi who preceded her in death. She confessed Christ at an early age. Luvenia received her education from the public school system in Mississippi and later moved to Detroit, Michigan to marry the love of her...
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Eileen G. Grougan

January 15, 1926 - July 10, 2017

Eileen Grougan was born in the border town of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on January 15, 1926 to Andrew and Lareta Robbins. She was one of six children. Eileen passed away in Livonia, Michigan on July 10, 2017 at the age of 91.Eileen was the beloved wife of Robert George Grougan for 43 years until he went to prepare a place for her in Heaven in 1989. He was the only love she ever had or ever wanted....
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Terri Hart

May 1, 1941 - June 25, 2017

Theresa Marie Edna Hart was born in her home on May 1, 1941 in Tilbury, Ontario, Canada. Terri was one of three children born to Eugene and Adeline Mailloux. She passed away in her Farmington, Michigan home on June 25, 2017 under the gentle care of Beaumont Hospice, with her family by her side. "Terri" was the beloved wife of the late John Robert Patrick Hart. They were married July...
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Sandy M. Bidwell

September 13, 1951 - June 21, 2017

Sandra Mae Bidwell was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on September 13, 1951 to Michael and Pearl Possert. She passed away under the gentle care of Arbor Hospice in Livonia, Michigan on June 21, 2017 at the age of 65. Sandy was the beloved wife of the late Rodney R. for 43 years. Loving mother of Rodney W. and the late Christopher Bidwell. Please leave the family a message of condolence or...
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Patty Louise Orr

January 8, 1942 - June 15, 2017

Patricia Louise (Patty) Orr was born in Detroit, Michigan to David and Barbara Orr on January 8, 1942. A beloved Sister, Aunt, Great Aunt, Cousin and Friend; Patty passed away peacefully on June 15, 2017 at the age of 75. It was only fitting that she was born on Elvis' birthday as she was his biggest fan. She loved his music, and the man with all her heart. She also loved the color purple...
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Maggie E. Boone

September 19, 1921 - June 10, 2017

Maggie Elizabeth Boone was born to Harmon and Florence Jennings in Pocahontas, Virginia on September 19, 1921. She was one of 7 children. Maggie passed away peacefully in Novi, Michigan on June 10, 2017 at the age of 95. Maggie was the beloved wife of the late Paul H. Boone who passed away on their 49th wedding anniversary in 1987. Loving mother of the late Jim Boone, Shirley (the late Calvin)...
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Margie Mookie Davis

August 4, 1936 - May 21, 2017

Margie Elaine Davis was born in Lansing, Michigan to Idonia Georgetta Burr on August 4, 1936. She was one of five children. Margie danced her way into Heaven from her Detroit, Michigan home on May 21, 2017 at the age of 80. Also known as "MD" and sometimes called "Mookie" by her friends, she was the beloved mother of Robert D. Davis and Deborah E. (Clarence) White. Fun...
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Saleena Louise Underwood

March 24, 1988 - May 16, 2017

Saleena Underwood passed away on May 15, 2017 at the age of 29. She was the beloved mother of Domanic and Brooklynn. The Loving daughter of Pearl Piirala, Thomas (Pamela) Underwood, and step-father James Himick. Dear sister of Ryan (Felecia) Badowski, Luke Himick, Tatiana Himick, Eleezia Piirala, and Elijah Piirala. Cherished granddaughter of John Richards and niece of Darlene (Tim) Howell...
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Esther Marie Ward

October 24, 1934 - May 7, 2017

Esther M. Ward passed away on May 7, 2017 at the age of 82. She was the loving wife of Jim Ward for 66 years. The beloved mother of Leonard (Janet "Jan") Ward, the late Bruce Ward (Michaelene Ward-Terry), Terry Ward, and Gail Ward. The cherished grandmother of Laura (Ray) Prater, James Ward, Rachel (Nick) Dear, Derek Ward, Jenny (Matt) Mills, Jeremy Ward and Bruce Ward and great grandmother of...
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Stanley H. Erickson

August 22, 1921 - April 27, 2017

Stanley ("Stan") Harry Erickson was born on August 22, 1921; he was the eldest of four children born in Virginia, Minnesota to Harry and Hilda Jaroski. Stan passed away peacefully with his wife and daughter by his side in Dearborn, Michigan on April 27, 2017 at the age of 95. Stan met his beloved wife, Betty, through the Ford Motor Company Ski Club. Until his final day on earth, Stan never...
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Lois Jane Beekman

March 4, 1939 - April 25, 2017

Lois Jane Beekman passed away April 25, 2017 at the age of 78. Loving wife of the late Alfred Aaron Beekman. Beloved mother of Laura (Robert) Rozmus, Becky (Tom) Mata, Diana (Dennis) Beekman, William (Nicole) Beekman. Cherished grandmother of Erica (Paul) Bolden, Christy (Paul) Rozmus, Jose Mata, Keith (Amy) Rozmus, Jessica (Brandon) Taylor, Tiffany Mata, and Christopher Gee. Great-grandmother of...
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William H. Pierce

July 16, 1959 - April 24, 2017

William Harry Pierce was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 16, 1959. He passed away suddenly in Detroit, Michigan on April 24, 2017 at the age of 57. Dear son of Harry R. (the late Catherine) Pierce and Mary Joan (the late Joseph) DuPraw. Brother of Mary (Wes) Dietrich, Anne (Ron) Hartsell, Margaret (Dave) Gordon, Stephen (Linda) Pierce, Dr. Catherine (John Imhoff) Mortier, and Charles Pierce....
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Tristan Teshawn Johnson

March 27, 2017 - April 21, 2017

Tristan Teshawn Johnson was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 27, 2017 to Stephanie Wilson and Torris Johnson. Tristan passed away peacefully on April 21, 2017 after only a few precious weeks of life and love. Services will be held privatelyA message from Tristan's father:"Daddy is always going to miss you, and you will always be in my heart."Please leave the family a message of...
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Richard John McCoy

September 24, 1928 - April 19, 2017

Age 88Beloved husband of Bertha for 64 years. Loving father of Kathy (Arlen) Viecelli, Kevin (Kathy) McCoy and Rick (Julie) McCoy. Cherished grandfather of 6. Great grandfather of 7. Visitation Sunday 2-8 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 25450 Plymouth Rd. in Redford. Funeral Monday, in state 9:30 am until the time of Mass at 10:00 am at St. John Bosco Catholic Church 12170 Beech Daly Rd. in...
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Douglas David Noss

January 28, 1964 - March 8, 2017

Douglas David Noss was born in Lakewood, Ohio on January 28, 1964 to Milton and Sandra Noss. He was one of five children. Douglas passed away suddenly in Garden City, Michigan on March 8, 2017 at the age of 53. Douglas was the beloved husband of the late Susan who passed away just three months prior on December 6, 2016. They leave behind two children, Stacey (David) Lehmann, and Doug ...
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Susan E. Davidson

September 4, 1949 - March 4, 2017

Susan E. Davidson passed away March 4, 2017. Beloved wife of Gary for 48 years. Loving mother of Lori Davidson, Diane Santo, and Sandra Davidson. Dear grandmother of Cherish Davis, Amanda Davis, and Jessica Stevens. Great-grandmother of Amir Belcher. Cherished sister of Thomas (the late Bev) Okoney and the late Billy Okoney. Visitation Tuesday, March 7 from 4-8pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home...
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Melanie Rochelle Larese

October 2, 1970 - February 27, 2017

Melanie Rochelle Larese was born in Los Angeles, California on October 2, 1970 to John and the late Cecilia Carroll. She was one of 6 children. Melanie passed away suddenly in Garden City, Michigan on February 27, 2017 at the age of 46. Melanie was the beloved wife of Patrick J. Larese of Redford since their vows on June 1, 1997. Loving mother of Gillian R. Larese and Cecilia E. Morrill. ...
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Patricia Marie Miller

March 1, 1963 - February 20, 2017

Patricia Marie Miller was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 1, 1963 to Anthony and Rosemary Sahl. She was one of 6 children. Patricia passed away peacefully in her Redford Township, Michigan home on February 20, 2017 at the age of 53. Patricia was the beloved wife of William C. Miller. Loving mother of Stephanie (Jeff) Zendler, Eric (Crystal) Korsman, Ronald (Mallory) Korsman, and Robert ...
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Henry J. Christopher

January 8, 1929 - February 17, 2017

Henry Joseph Christopher was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 8, 1929 to James and Pauline Christopher. He passed away tragically in Dearborn, Michigan on February 17, 2017 at the age of 88. Henry was the beloved brother of Betty Zbranchik. Loving uncle of James (Shelley) Zbranchik, and John Zbranchik. Henry was a successful machinist in the tool and die industry for many years until he...
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Claude B. Hankins

July 26, 1921 - February 14, 2017

Claude Bernard Hankins Jr. was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 26, 1921 to Claude and Emma Hankins. He passed away peacefully in Detroit, Michigan on February 14, 2017 at the age of 95. Claude was the beloved husband of LaDonna for 68 years. Loving father of Suzanne Hall. Grandfather of Holly Neal and Kelli Davis. Uncle of Steve Cantile, Sandy (Dr. John) Throckmorton, Denise (Jim) Harvey,...
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Patricia Baigrie

March 16, 1926 - January 11, 2017

Patricia "Pat" Baigrie passed away January 11, 2017 at the age of 90. Loving wife of the late John Allen. Beloved mother of Gary (Pattie), Sandra Morrison, and Brian (Chris Pace). Dear grandmother of Rebecca (David Rhoades), Dale (Kate), Andrew, Robert (Chelsea) Morrison, and John (Melissa) Morrison. Great-grandmother of Charley, George, and Mary. Memorial Service Saturday, January 14 at 1pm,...
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Francis J. Curto

May 21, 1947 - January 10, 2017

Curto, Francis Joseph Age 69 of Buffalo, New YorkBeloved father of Margaret, Francis, Alexander and Teresa. Cherished grandfather of Rebecca, Daniel, Nicholas, Anthony, Zachary, Isabella, Ariana and Conner. Loving brother of Nick, Richard and Dolly. Frank was a Vietnam Veteran, and Worshipful Master of the Mason Brotherhood. He retired from American Airlines after 30 years. He passed away on...
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Ivy-Lynne Kamin

October 6, 1959 - January 6, 2017

Ivy-Lynne Kamin passed away January 6, 2017 at the age of 57. Loving wife of Charles. Beloved mother of Krystal Miller, Bryan (Megan) Miller, Emily Kamin, and Amy Kamin. Dear grandmother of Joshua, Carissa, Presley, Chace, and Greyson. Cherished sister of Robert Anson and the late Bradley Anson. Funeral Service Monday, January 16 at 7pm, with visitation beginning at 2pm, at Harry J. Will Funeral...
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Justin Thomas Elliott

March 11, 1987 - January 1, 2017

Justin Thomas Elliott was born in Southfield, Michigan, on March 11, 1987 to George and Margaret Elliott. He passed away suddenly in Garden City, Michigan, on January 1, 2017 at the age of 29. Justin (Sometimes known as "Lunchbox") was the beloved son of Margaret (Mike Duncan) Elliott and George (Sandra) Elliott. Son of Rick Waters. Loving brother of Rebecca Airasolo, Brendan (Ann)...
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George W. Diuguid

February 22, 1932 - December 30, 2016

George Washington Diuguid, also was known as Billy and Duke, was born in Lynchburg, Virginia on February 22, 1932 to Richard and Theresa (Payne) Diuguid. He was the youngest of 6 children. His family later migrated to Detroit, Michigan when he was a young child. He attended and graduated from Northern High School. George collaborated on the Northern High School newspaper. He met and married...
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Bertha Brackenrich

July 5, 1915 - December 30, 2016

Bertha "Ollie" Brackenrich passed away on December 30, 2016 at the age of 101. She was the loving wife of the late Eugene for over 40 years. The beloved mother of Freddy Brackenrich, Sandra Mullins, the late Tom Brackenrich and the late Phyllis Brackenrich. The dear mother-in-law of Mary "Cookie" Brackenrich and Deborah Brackenrich. She was the cherished grandmother of eight, great-grandmother...
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Evelyn Louise Robb-Clark

May 16, 1942 - December 26, 2016

Evelyn Louise Robb-Clark was born at home in Rural, Tennessee on May 16, 1942 to Elzie and Aura Lee Jones. She was one of six children. Evelyn passed away suddenly in Detroit, Michigan on December 26, 2016 at the age of 74. Evelyn was the beloved wife of the late Dale who has been waiting for her in Heaven since 1988. Evelyn found true love again and married her current husband Gary Clark...
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Carol Sue Kwatera

February 1, 1947 - December 18, 2016

Carol Sue Kwatera passed away December 18, 2016 at the age of 69. Beloved wife of Edward and dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday, December 21 from 4-9pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 25450 Plymouth Road in Redford. Funeral Mass Thursday, December 22 at 10am (in state at 9:30am) at St. John Bosco Church 12100 Beech Daly in Redford. Carol will be laid to rest at St. Hedwig...
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Ronald Clark Walker

October 21, 1936 - December 17, 2016

Ronald Clark Walker was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 21, 1936 to Howard and Mildred Walker. He passed away peacefully in Dearborn, Michigan on December 17, 2016 at the age of 80. Ronald was the beloved brother of Judith (Kenneth) Moore and Myrlyn Everett. Loving uncle of Deborah (Christopher) Ford, Lori (Gregory) Sorenson, and Melissa Everett. Dear great-uncle of Millie, Nolan, Emma,...
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Susan Marie Noss

March 5, 1959 - December 6, 2016

Susan Marie Noss, age 57, of Redford, Michigan passed away on December 6, 2016 in Garden City, Michigan. She was born on March 5, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan and was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Helen Dugas.Susan worked very hard at Meijer and enjoyed making precious memories with her dear family. Loving wife of Douglas Noss for 29 wonderful years. Beloved mother of Douglas (Liz)...
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Becky Joy Perkins

January 25, 1967 - December 4, 2016

Becky Joy Perkins passed away December 4, 2016 at the age of 49. Beloved mother of Renee Perkins-Haag and Danielle Sanders. Proud grandmother of Justin, Aubree, and Bryson. Dear sister of Kathryne Wadsworth, Tina Bott, and Wendy Wadsworth. A Memorial Service will be held at Monday, December 19 at 3pm, with gathering beginning at 2pm, at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 25450 Plymouth Road in Redford.
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Claire Marie Stropes

July 23, 1927 - December 2, 2016

Claire Stropes passed away on December 2, 2016 at the age of 89. Services for Claire will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are appreciated to the Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph Road, Ste 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025-4509 in honor of Claire.
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Catherine Richmond

September 24, 1926 - November 14, 2016

Catherine "Kay" Richmond was born on September 24, 1926 in River Rouge, Michigan to the late John and Bernice Zaranko. She passed away on November 14, 2016 in Farmington Hills, Michigan at the age of 90.Catherine was the beloved wife of the late Robert. Loving mother of Debra (Kevin) DePriest. Cherished "Grandma Kaye" of Kevin (Dawn Fuller) DePriest, Keith (Jayme) DePriest and...
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Herman McGee

May 17, 1943 - November 13, 2016

As GOD would have it, and as my "BabyDoll", Rev. Herman McGee gave it to me to write, he was the firstborn of 9, born on May 17, 1943 to the late Denon Pepper and the late Julia (Gussie) Porter in the county of Lawrence, the city of Monticello, Mississippi. He attended the Lawrence County Schools. He joined Friendship Baptist Church, under the leadership of Rev. L. L. Love. He often talked about...
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Thelma M. Budd

September 25, 1921 - October 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Redford, MI.
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Orrin Lester Cobane

January 15, 1924 - October 17, 2016

Orrin Cobane, age 92, died peacefully on October 17, 2016. Beloved husband of Jean. Loving father of Sharon (Mike) Bonfiglio, Barbara (Dan) O'Neil and Jim (Pam) Cobane. Grandfather to Phillip, Bryan (Renee), Jennifer, Patrick (Caitlyn), Colin, Nicholas, Hannah and Mark. Great-grandfather to Ava, Alissa, Cayden, Saydie, and Prestynn. Brother to Robert. Orrin was preceded in death by his...
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Patricia Marie Shorkey

July 28, 1954 - October 16, 2016

Shorkey, Patricia Marie Age 62Beloved wife of Dennis for 43 years. Loving mother of Rob, Sheryl, Denny and Laura. Cherished grandmother of Rachel, Emily, Ben, Phoenix, Jameson, Dominic, Avery and Laikley. Dearest sister of Jim Whyte. Memorial gathering Thursday October 20, 2016 from 12 pm until the time of service at 7pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 25450 Plymouth Rd. in Redford. Donations...
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Jacquelyn Gailann Alvarado

May 31, 1945 - October 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Redford, MI.
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Gary Michael Rupp

September 9, 1943 - September 28, 2016

Gary Michael Rupp was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 9, 1943 to the late Elmer and the late Agnes Rupp. He was one of 3 children. Gary passed away peacefully in his Redford, Michigan home on September 28, 2016 at the age of 73. Gary was the beloved husband of Charlotte for 52 years. Loving father of Gayle Emory, Duane (The late Shelley) Rupp, Kimberly (Michael) Bourdeau, and Tina Henry...
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Nicholas Martines

February 29, 1928 - September 18, 2016

Nicholas Martines was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 29, 1928 to Joseph and Vita Martines. He passed away peacefully in his Detroit, Michigan home, with his family by his side on September 18, 2016 at the age of 88. He was the beloved husband of the late Shirley who he was happily married to since 1946. Loving father of Eugene (Odel) Martines, Charles (Linda) Martines, Joseph Martines,...
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Shirley Margaret Janascheck

November 9, 1932 - September 16, 2016

Shirley Margaret Janascheck passed away September 16, 2016 at the age of 83. Loving wife of the late Donald. Beloved mother of Bradley, Cheryl, Linda, and Susan. Dear grandmother of Christian (Nicole), Matthew, Nicholas, Amanda, and Kaitlyn. Great-grandmother of Alexis, Brianna, Jayden, Clayton, Chase and great-great-grandmother of Lilly. Shirley was a proud member of Evergreen Lutheran Church...
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Tressie Reid

January 1, 1924 - September 14, 2016

Tressie Reid was born in Casscoe, Arkansas on New Years Day 1924 to Joe and Zelia Hubbard. She passed away peacefully in Detroit, Michigan on September 14, 2016 at the beautiful age of 92. Tressie was the beloved wife of the late Johnnie W. Reid. Loving mother of Lutshie Releford. Dear sister of Winnie Bell Cox, the late Leroy Earl, the late Archie Earl, the late Augusta Earl, the late Nola...
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Stella Ruth Pettiford

April 10, 1918 - September 12, 2016

Mrs. Stella Ruth Pettiford, 98, of Springfield, Illinois, formerly of Detroit, Michigan, departed this life at St. John's Hospital Monday September 12, 2016. Mrs. Pettiford was born in Springfield, Illinois on April 10, 1918 to Russell Davis and Mary Harrington Davis. She attended Isles Elementary School and graduated from Feitschans High School. Following graduation she moved to Marion,...
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Gina Bramezza

December 13, 1956 - August 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Redford, MI.
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Roy F. Bleim

September 21, 1929 - July 24, 2016

Roy Frederick Bleim was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 21, 1929 to John and Lucille (Kemp) Bleim. He passed away peacefully in Superior Township, Michigan on July 24, 2016 at the age of 86.Roy was a proud Army Veteran who was the beloved husband of the late Esther Mae (Kennedy) Bleim. Loving father of Kenneth Roy (Linda) Bleim, Jay Colin (Joyce) Bleim, Rodney Frederick (Pam) Bleim,...
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Angelo Michael Grassi

December 19, 1955 - July 21, 2016

Grassi, Angelo Michael passed away July 21, 2016 at the age of 60 and is finally at peace. Father of Nicole and grandfather of Isabella, Dominic, Sofia, and Ani. Son of Dino and the late Geltrude. Brother of John Grassi, Nancy Grassi, Dolores (Dennis) Spencer, Dino Grassi, Loredana Grassi, Joann Grassi, Joey Grassi, the late Michael and the late Marino. Angelo is also survived by many nieces,...
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Michael Leslie Krol

April 5, 1976 - July 7, 2016

Officer Michael Leslie Krol was born on April 5, 1976, to Frank J. Krol. Jr. and Susan M. Ehlke. He passed away tragically while serving and protecting his community in Dallas, Texas, on July 7, 2016, at the age of 40 years.Mike comes from a large extended family in Detroit, Michigan, who loved him very much. Mike grew up in Michigan and loved playing all sports, especially basketball where he...
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Julius Hessler

May 10, 1920 - July 6, 2016

Julius "Julio" Hessler Jr. was born on May 10, 1920 in Detroit, Michigan. He was the third child born to the late Julius Sr. and Cecelia Hessler. Julius passed away on July 6, 2016 at his home in Redford, Michigan at the age of 96.Julius was the beloved husband of the late Ruth. Loving father of Patricia Hessler and Dianne (Clifford) Peek. Dear grandfather of Ben (Leslie) Clay and great...
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Megan Marie VanKirk

September 27, 1990 - July 5, 2016

Megan Marie VanKirk was born on September 27, 1990 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.Megan leaves to cherish her memory her parents Kathy and Richard, brother Jason, daughter Blair and many loving extending family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Jennifer.Megan's family will receive friends for a Memorial Gathering on Wednesday July 13, 2016 at 3pm, with a...
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John Kenneth Chrisman

December 28, 1965 - July 4, 2016

John Kenneth Chrisman Age 50 July 4, 2016Beloved son of Ken (Marilyn) Chrisman of Warren and Isabell Chrisman of Redford Twp. Loving father of John Chrisman II of Redford. Cherished brother of Brenda O'Brien of Westland and Cindy Opaitz of Lubbock, Texas. Dear grandfather of Carter Burney. Uncle of Shawn, Nicholas, Brandon and Austin. Visitation Sunday 1...
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Gertrude Esther Matshekowske

January 9, 1925 - June 27, 2016

Gertrude Esther Matshekowske passed away on June 27, 2016 at the age of 91. She was the loving wife of the late Fredric Matshekowske. The beloved mother of Pamela (Phillip) Buck, the late Fredrick (the late Gail) Matshekowske, the late Debra Matshekowske, and Kimberly (Douglas) Worth. The cherished grandmother of Kelly (Chuck), Craig (Denise), Joshua (Tiffany), Jacob and Jeremy and great...
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Julia Westley

January 23, 1934 - June 26, 2016

Westley, Julia "Rheta" Age 82Beloved wife of the late Marvin Douglas Westley. Loving mother of Al (Shelley) Westley. Dear sister of Evelyn Klein, Arnold Durecki and Jim Durecki. Memorial service Thursday July 7th, 2016, visiting 10:00 am until the time of Mass at 11:00 am at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church 27201 W. Chicago, Redford Twp. Donations appreciated to United...
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Helen Louise Hathorne-Bah

August 13, 1933 - June 24, 2016

On August 13, 1933, Helen Hathorn-Bah was born to Henry Allen Hathorne Sr. and Maggie Miller Hathorne. She was deeply rooted into her spirituality and loved reading her bible and talking about the Lord.Helen leaves behind to mourn her passing; her two brothers, Henry A Hathorne Jr., and Harold K. Hathorne, her six children: Evelyn (Kenneth) Waller, Renee Bryant, Gail Wingate, Linda (Prentice)...
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Rose M. Steczek

September 21, 1934 - June 23, 2016

Rose Marie Steczek was born in Detroit, Michigan to Henry and Laura Whitmer. She was one of 12 children. Rose passed away peacefully, under the gentle care of Beaumont Hospice in Dearborn, Michigan, on June 23, 2016 at the age of 81. Rose was the beloved wife of Walter. Loving mother of Dean (the late Mary) Steczek, Genevieve "Sis" Steczek, Glen Steczek, and the late Paul Steczek. ...
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Walter Walsh

December 7, 1944 - June 22, 2016

Beloved husband of the late Rae for 43 years. Dear father of John (Sallie) and James Walsh. Proud grandfather of Kory, Dana, Nathan and Jacob Walsh. Cherished brother of 2.A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
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Christopher Gordon Nicklay

January 26, 1973 - June 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Redford, MI.
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Muriel M.J. McNeil

August 26, 1924 - May 25, 2016

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Ada Mae Wallace

September 29, 1939 - May 15, 2016

Ada Mae Wallace passed away May 15, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved wife of the late Dave Wallace. Dear mom of Carl Wallace, Torian Wallace, and Victoria (William Sims Jr.) Wallace. Grandmother of Carlita Wallace, Marquel Wallace-Sims, Torian Wallace Jr., and Makiah Wallace-Sims. "Sister" of Helen McGee and Minnie Dunn. A Memorial Service is scheduled for Sunday, June 5 at 3pm at Trinity...
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Sally G. Tomaski

August 5, 1933 - May 14, 2016

Sally G. Tomaski passed away on May 14, 2016 at the age of 82. She was the loving mother of Katherine (Fred) Porter and Victor Tomaski. A cherished grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11am at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Road in Redford. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 4pm until 8pm and...
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Delores Perkins Jarrett

September 27, 1920 - May 7, 2016

Jarrett, Delores Perkins age 95Beloved wife of the late John Jarrett. Loving mother of Patricia (Gary) Staffeld. Dear grandmother of Michael Jarrett Staffeld (Tonya). Great grandmother of Lucas, Logan, Kimberley and the late Justin. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 25450 Plymouth Rd. in Redford. Funeral service Wednesday at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Interment Glen...
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Joan Polk

October 7, 1936 - April 22, 2016

Joan Polk was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 7, 1936 to Owen Rucker and Ethel Brown. She was one of 3 children. Joan passed away peacefully in Novi, Michigan on April 22, 2016 at the age of 79. Joan was the beloved wife of Harold L. Polk for 60 years. She will be missed by her two sisters: Virginia (Brown) Latimer and Beverly (Brown) Burt, nieces: Sheila Latimer and Michelle Burt, and...
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Robert Alonzo Pitcher

June 10, 1926 - April 17, 2016

Robert Alonzo Pitcher was born on June 10, 1926 in Toledo, Ohio. He passed away on April 17, 2016 in Redford, Michigan with his family by his side. Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friends.Robert's life will be celebrated with a service including military honors on Wednesday April 20, 2016 at 1 pm in the chapel at Toledo Memorial Gardens, 6382 Monroe St., Sylvania, Ohio...
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Roger Charles Smith

December 24, 1959 - April 4, 2016

Roger Charles Smith was born in Lincoln Park, Michigan on December 24, 1959 to Arnold and Mary Smith. He was one of 6 children. Roger passed away peacefully, under the care of Grace Hospice, in his Taylor, Michigan home, on April 4, 2016 at the age of 56.Roger was the beloved brother of Craig Smith, Kimberly Schleicher, Deborah Smith, Karen Smith and the late Kevin Smith (d. 2005). Brother in...
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Delores Marjorie Koch

April 4, 1928 - April 1, 2016

Delores Marjorie Koch was born on April 4, 1928 to William and Margaret (Papke) Koch. She passed away peacefully under the gentle care of Angela Hospice in Plymouth, Michigan on April 1, 2016 which was 3 days before her 88th birthday. Delores was the beloved aunt of Ronald (Kay) Koch and Robert (Kathy) Koch. Loving great-aunt of Carol Koch, William (Dawn) Koch, Kevin (Suzanne) Koch, and David ...
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Rod R. Bidwell

April 7, 1949 - March 29, 2016

Rodney Randall Bidwell was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 7, 1949 to Warren and Vera Bidwell. He passed away peacefully under the care of Beaumont Hospice on March 29, 2016 at the age of 66. Rodney was a wonderful husband, father and uncle. Beloved husband of Sandy for 43 years and the loving father of Rodney and the late Christopher (d. 1984). Rodney will also be missed by his loyal...
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Patricia Hageman

August 23, 1924 - March 23, 2016

Patricia "Pat" Hageman was born in Detroit, Michigan to Samuel and Irma Allen on August 23, 1924. She was one of 4 children. Pat passed away peacefully under the gentle care of Angela Hospice in her Wixom, Michigan home on March 23, 2016 at the age of 91. Pat was the beloved wife of the late Warren for 53 years until his death in 1999. She was also the loving mother of Michael (Barb...
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Virginia Nye

October 23, 1922 - March 19, 2016

VIRGINIA MARYANNE NYERedford, Michigan, age 93October 23, 1922 - March 19, 2016Daughter of Garfield and Martha (neé Seiss-Gorbin) Nye. She was born October 23, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan, the fifth of eight children. (She was a direct descendant of Benjamin Nye, who immigrated from England to Sandwich, Massachusetts in 1635.) Virginia was baptized on January 21, 1923 at St. John Evangelical...
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Benjamin LaForest Edmonds

June 8, 1950 - March 11, 2016

Noted music journalist and record company executive Ben Edmonds died at his home in Detroit on Friday. He was 65 and had been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2014.Over the course of his career, Edmonds was an award-winning author, producer, artist manager and record executive. He was a gifted artist, and, as a Wellesly, MA teenager spent a summer in Paris studying painting. He attended Ohio...
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Marcella D. Munson

January 6, 1918 - March 11, 2016

Marcella Dorothy Munson was born the only child of Dewey and Hazel Day on January 6, 1918 in Rockwood, Tennessee. She passed away peacefully in Royal Oak, Michigan on March 11, 2016 at the age of 98. She was the beloved wife of the late Merwin for over 50 years, loving mother of Donald (Elizabeth) Munson, Joseph (Valerie) Munson, the late Sherry Munson, and the late Ronald Munson. Mother-in...
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Isaac Abraham Vorase

April 9, 2015 - February 29, 2016

Beloved son of Brian Vorase and Jessica Phillips. Dear baby brother of Braeden, Jacob, Noah, and Amia. Beloved grandson, great-grandson, and nephew. Visitation Thursday, March 3 from 5-7pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Road in Redford. Funeral Service Thursday, March 3 at 7pm at the Funeral Home.
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Stephanie Denise Wyatt

October 8, 1967 - February 21, 2016

Stephanie Denise Wyatt was born on October 8, 1967 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Jimmy Whiteside and Geraldine Busey. She passed away peacefully in Dearborn, Michigan on February 21, 2016 at the age of 49. Stephanie is survived by her daughter Reberta Cobb, and her brothers James Whiteside and Bobby Wyatt. There will be a Memorial Service held at 3:00pm on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Word...
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James Francis Rapp

August 12, 1951 - January 22, 2016

Rapp, James "Jim" passed away January 22, 2016 at the age of 64. Beloved husband of Jan. Loving father of Shelly, Dawn (Sheldon) Bregg, John Peter, Matt (Chelsea) Peter, and Dan (Shannon) Peter. Cherished grandfather of Valerie (Jake) Choponis, Jimmy, Hunter, Logan, Dannica, Liam, and Lyla. Great-grandfather of Ashton, Averie, Landon. Dear brother of John, Tom, Patty (Mark) Jones, Larry (Karin),...
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