Our Obituaries

Joan Carol Patch

February 21, 1931 - August 25, 2016

Joan Carol Patch passed away suddenly on August 25, 2016 at the age of 85. She was the loving wife of the late William Patch. She was the beloved mother of Jennifer (John Dompierre) Nuckolls and Stephen (Susan Musselman) Patch. The dear sister of Norman, Roger "Kenny", the late Virginia and the late Lois. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will take place on...
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Edward A. Mesner

March 14, 1930 - August 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Livonia, MI.
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Fred S. Ajlouny

November 24, 1930 - August 25, 2016

Ajlouny, Fred S. Age 85 Born in Ramallah, PalestineBeloved husband of Salwa. Loving father of Judy, Norma (Michael) Hannemann, Hanan (Terry) Flood and Gloria (Paul) Stablein. Dear grandfather of Kristin (Eric) Moody, Ashley, Tyler, Corey and Alexander. Great grandfather of Sienna. Cherished brother of Samira (Joe) and George (Janet). Brother in law of Suad. Visitation Sunday 5:00 pm-8:00 pm at...
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Oscar A. Wikel

November 8, 1924 - August 23, 2016

Oscar A. Wikel passed away August 23, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of the late Norma. Loving father of Lawrence (Barbara) Wikel, Jane (David) Reedy, and Joan Lary. Dear grandfather of Laura (Dennis) Weber, Chad (Melissa) Moriarty, Jill (Jolyon) Ross, Matthew (Jennifer) Wikel, Lisa (Chad) Knope, Christina (Benjamin) Wright, Aaron Lary, and the late Cherie Wikel. Cherished great...
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Robert L. Peters

August 27, 1951 - August 22, 2016

Robert Lawrence Peters Jr. died on August 22, 2016 from cardiac arrest at the age of 64. He was the loving husband of Nancy Peters for 47 years. The beloved father of Shellene (Bruce) Berry, Melanie (Gil) Toth, and Robert L. (Amy) Peters III. The cherished grandfather of Jillian, Madelyn and Katelyn Berry, Maya, Jack, and Reid Toth, Robert L. IV and Nora Peters. The dear son of Beverly and the...
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Shirley Trembath

September 22, 1929 - August 18, 2016

Shirley Ann Trembath, née MacDonald, was born on September 22, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan at the late Harry and Leona MacDonald. Sadly Shirley passed away on August 18, 2016 at the age of 86.A wonderful, compassionate woman Shirley loved flowers, nature, animal and above all else her family. She will be deeply missed by all who were fortunate enough to know her.Shirley was the loving wife of...
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Judith Ann Wiesner

January 7, 1938 - August 15, 2016

Judith Ann Wiesner, age 78 of Ann Arbor, Michigan died August 15, 2016. She was born on January 7, 1938, in Detroit, Michigan. Judy is survived by her three loving children: Jeff (Debbie) Wiesner, Jennifer (Billy) Mains, and Cindy (Dan) Meloche, their father Joe Wiesner and her longtime companion Robert O'Donnell. Judy was preceded in death by her late son Michael Wiesner. She is the beloved...
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Richard J. Lytle

March 8, 1933 - August 15, 2016

Richard J. Lytle passed away August 15, 2016 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Lucille for 53 years. Loving father of Rick Lytle, Diane (Cary) Anderson, and Shawn (Lisa) Lytle. Dear grandfather of Jake, Jesse, Jeanette, Justin, and Jesse. Great-grandfather of Matthew. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 20 at 12pm with gathering beginning at 11am at Harry J. Will Funeral Home...
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Kord A. Kostich

February 4, 1952 - August 13, 2016

Kord "Gator" Kostich passed away August 13, 2016 at the age of 64. He was the loving husband of Teresa Herron. The beloved father of Terry (Tony) Mullis, Cara (Jason) Pimer and Scott Herron. The dear grandfather of Kylie, Alexa, and Haley Primer and Andrew, Alyssa, Addison, Ashlyn and Scottie Herron. He was the cherished son of Betty Smith and brother of Kim Kostich.A Memorial Service will...
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Charles Ray Seibert

June 14, 1923 - August 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Livonia, MI.
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Patricia May Rau

December 28, 1934 - August 12, 2016

Patricia May Rau passed away August 12, 2016 at the age of 81. Loving wife of the late Wilbur. Beloved mother of Dennis (Jackie) Rau, Deven (Penny) Rau, Denise (Steve) Murray, David (Daniel Hansen) Rau, and Dorie (Mark) Lundh. Cherished grandmother of Michael, Nathan (Emily), Jason (Martina), Denny (Paige), Marcus, Chloe, DJ (Jennifer), Eric (Megan), Nichole (Chris), Joseph (Georgianna), Jennifer...
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Beverly Jane Gruenewald

April 13, 1935 - August 11, 2016

Beverly Jane Gruenewald passed away on August 11, 2016 at the age of 81. She was the loving mother of Lynn (Chris) McDonough, Kim (Jim) Cromwell, and Rob (Cindy) Gruenewald. She was the cherished grandmother of Rob Cromwell, Annie McDonough, Jonathan (Leanna) Cromwell, Lori (Ryan) Browne, Erik Gruenewald, Amanda (Jarrod) Fletcher, Katherine Cromwell, and Bryan Gruenewald. She was the beloved...
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Dorothy E. Murphy

January 16, 1934 - August 10, 2016

Dorothy E. Murphy was born on January 16, 1934 in Johnstown, PA to the late Leo and Agnes Markferding. She passed away on August 10, 2016 in Livonia, Michigan with her family by her side.The Murphy family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday August 14, 2016 from 2-8 pm with a Rosary Service, 7 pm, at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. (east of Newburgh and I-275) in...
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Charmaine M. Malysz

January 10, 1936 - August 9, 2016

Charmaine M. Malysz Age 80Beloved companion of Ron Senavilla. Dearest wife of the late Edward Malysz. Loving sister of the late Bill Caram, the late Phil Caram, Edward Caram and Georgia. THE cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews.Visitation Monday August 15, 2016 9:00 am until the time of service at 12:00 pm at Emmanuel Lutheran Church 34567 Seven Mile Rd. in Livonia. Interment St....
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Christine Dolores Zakrajsek

March 8, 1944 - August 9, 2016

Christine Dolores Zakrajsek passed away August 9, 2016 at the age of 72. Beloved wife of the late Peter. Loving mother of Angela (Jim Johnson) Zakrajsek and Jenna (Greg) Patterson. Proud grandmother of Jacob, Collin, and Nathan Patterson. Christine is also survived by many cherished cousins and friends. She was a member of Questers and an active member of her community. Christine loved her family...
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Frank Olszewski

October 21, 1939 - August 8, 2016

Frank Olszewski was born on October 21, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Frank and Leona Olszewski. He passed away suddenly on August 8, 2016 at the age of 76.On August 26, 1967, Frank married the love of his life, Roxane in Detroit, Michigan. Together they raised their two beloved daughters Jeanine (Craig) and Annette. He was the proud grandfather of Riley, Lukas, Evan and Riley Grace....
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Edward Lee Durham

January 13, 1942 - August 8, 2016

Durham, Edward Lee passed away August 8, 2016 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of the late Catherine. Loving father of Gregory (Colleen) Durham, Christina (David) Billington, and Jennifer Durham. Cherished grandfather of Maya, Elizabeth, Brady, and Emily. Dear brother of Michael (Judy) Durham and Rod (Michele) Durham. Lee worked as an electrician for nearly 40 years. He was a proud veteran of...
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Aloysius Joseph Boroniec

July 12, 1925 - August 6, 2016

Boroniec, Aloysius Joseph Age 91Beloved husband of the late Mary Katherine Boroniec, nee Weeks. Loving father of Pris (Louie), David (Joan), Julia (Charles) and the late Michael. Proud grandfather of Daniel, Tim, Michelle, Catie, Jarrett, Michael and Laura.Visitation Tuesday 4-9 pm with a prayer service at 7 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Funeral Wednesday, in...
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Judith Ann Chiodo

August 3, 1934 - August 6, 2016

Chiodo, Judith Ann passed away August 6, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of Paul for 55 years. Loving mother of Nancy (Mike) Campo, Steven (Karen) Chiodo, and Carol Chiodo. Dear grandmother of Elizabeth Campo and Michael Campo. Judy is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, August 8 from 4-8pm, with a Vigil Service at 7pm, at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six...
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Robert Eugene Straw

May 24, 1928 - August 5, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Livonia, MI.
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Michael L. O'Dell

June 5, 1957 - August 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Livonia, MI.
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Walter H. Stallworth

March 16, 1941 - July 31, 2016

Walter H. Stallworth passed away July 31, 2016 at the age of 75. Walter was a proud veteran of the US Navy. He retired from the US Postal Service. A Funeral Service will be held Monday, August 8 at 7pm with visitation beginning at 5pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Road in Livonia. Walter will be laid to rest at Westlawn Cemetery in Wayne, Michigan.
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Mary E. Partie

March 11, 1927 - July 29, 2016

Mary E. PartieMarch 11, 1927~ July 29, 2016Beloved wife of the late Horace for 60 years. Loving mother of Brian J. Partie Sr (Jeanine) and Linda West (David). Grandmother of Meryl, Steven, Brian Jr., Matthew, Theresa, Michael, Jacob and Nicholas. Great Grandmother of Celine, Vivienne, Vera, Kennedy and Penelope. Committal prayer Saturday August 6, 2016 at 11:00 am at Glen Eden Memorial Park 35667...
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Marie Lane Gragg

May 13, 1922 - July 29, 2016

Marie Dill Gragg, 94, wife of the late Simpson F. Gragg Jr. of Redford, Michigan, passed away Friday July 29, 2016.Mrs. Gragg was born on May 13, 1922 in Cass, West Virginia, the ninth child of ten, to Ernest O. and Rosa Belle Sensabaugh Dill. Marie was a devout Christian and active in her church all her life and was the leader of the Methodist Youth Fellowship in Cass for years. Marie was a...
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John E. Little

January 28, 1925 - July 27, 2016

John E. "Jack" Little passed away on July 27, 2016 at the age of 91.He was the loving husband of Madeline for 64 years. The beloved father of Patricia Colombo, James (Cecilia) Little, Daniel (Trish) Little, Barbara (Kurt) Bowen and Marie (Ernie) Kabara. The devoted grandfather of Heather Colombo, Roxanne (Frank) LaSusa, Mark (Barb) Colombo, Rhonda (Ben) Sivulka, Lindsay (Rico) Santilli, Mikayla...
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Victoria Van Gorder

December 20, 1953 - July 24, 2016

Vicky passed away July 24, 2016 at the age of 62. Beloved wife of Glen (40 years). Loving mother of Stefanie and Geoffrey. Dear grandmother of Tyler. Cherished sister of Deborra (Larry) Warren and Sue (Wayne) Pontin. Vicky is also survived by many dear nieces, nephews, and friends. Vicky received a Master's Degree from Moody's Theological Seminary and worked in Christian Counseling. She...
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Thomas J. Gulich

October 6, 1942 - July 24, 2016

Thomas John Gulich was born on October 6, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Gerald and Marguerite Gulich. He passed away on July 24, 2016 in Farmington Hills, Michigan at the age of 73.Following High School, Thomas went to work at the Ford Transmission Plant in Livonia, Michigan. A dedicated and faithful employee he worked there for many years before his retirement.He was the dearest brother...
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Chet Allen Lindstrom

December 29, 1931 - July 23, 2016

Chet Lindstrom passed away on July 23, 2016 at the age of 84. He was the loving husband of Virginia for 61 years. The beloved father of Lois (Kip) Preston, Linda (Bob) Lewicki, and Sandy (Tom) Smith. He was the cherished grandfather of Shannon (Travis), Matt, Sarah, Courtney, Katie, Sean and Tommy and great grandfather of Jose and Elliot. He was the dear brother of Nadine Haupt. Over the...
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Betty Katherine King

October 21, 1940 - July 19, 2016

Betty Katherine King, age 75, born on October 21, 1940, in Cookville, Tennessee and died July 19, 2016 in Livonia, Michigan. Betty is the beloved wife of Harold King for 53 years. She is the loving mother of Michael (Kimberly) King and Brian King. Cherished grandmother of Melissa, Brendan, Amanda, and Caitlin King. Betty is the dear sister of Mary Laakso and the late Kenneth Loftis.Family will...
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Ira William Weaver

May 11, 1931 - July 18, 2016

Ira William Weaver was born and raised in Indianapolis. Ira enlisted in the Air Force serving in the Korean War before becoming a successful business man as the owner of Foundry Systems and Equipment in Livonia. He enjoyed Frank Sinatra, boating and traveling. He was a great artist with a wonderful sense of humor. Ira was a loving family man and excellent father.Loving husband of the late Beverly...
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John Frederick Drews

July 18, 1922 - July 16, 2016

John Frederick Drews was born on July 18, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Edmund and Natalia Drews. He passed away on July 16, 2016 just shy of his 94th birthday.John was a proud veteran. He served honorably with the Army's 13th Airborne Division during WWII. Following his discharge from the Army he went to work as a surveyor for the City of Detroit. A hardworking and honorable man,...
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Freeman J. Kimble

June 24, 1928 - July 16, 2016

Freeman J. "Jack" Kimble passed away on July 16, 2016 at the age of 88. He was the beloved husband of the late Sheila Kimble for 15 years and the late Marilyn Kimble for 19 years. The loving father of Robert Kimble, Keith Kimble, Kathleen (Randy) Goll, Carolyn (Curtis) McNamara. The dear stepfather of Michael (Cynthia) McCarthy, Brian (Reena) McCarthy, Karen (Robert) Bennett, Kevin (Ann Marie)...
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Joe Durso

January 21, 1944 - July 14, 2016

Joseph Phillip Durso "Joe" passed away on July 14, 2016 at the age of 72. Joe was the loving husband of Bonnie for 40 years. He was the beloved father of Anthony (Desiree) Durso and Dominique (Paul) Lucas. The cherished grandfather of Connor Lucas, Charlotte Lucas, and baby Cecilia Durso on the way. The dear brother of Carmen (Pat) Durso. The adored uncle of Chris Durso, Kathy ...
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Marilyn Johnston Pollock

June 23, 1924 - July 10, 2016

Marilyn Johnston Pollock of Livonia, Michigan passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the age of 92. She was the loving wife of the late Donald for over 60 years. She is survived by her four children Alison (Cary) Wilson of Fayetteville, GA, Janet (Bob) Finley of Bremerton, WA, Robert (Wendy) Pollock of Payson, AZ, and William (Barbara) Pollock of Livonia; along with nine...
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Charles Garde

August 21, 1929 - July 10, 2016

Garde, Charles "Bud" passed away July 10, 2016 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of the late Elli. Loving father of Charlene (James) Mieras, Darlene (Dave) Mitchell, Marlene (Robert) South and father-in-law of Paul. Dear Poppa of Rebecca (Tony), P.J. (Shelly), Krista, David (Jingle), Dustin (Andrea), and Daryl. Super Papa to Alexis, Kayle, Max, and Mila. Bud was a proud veteran of the US Air...
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Paul Kaled Villarruel

June 25, 1955 - July 6, 2016

Villarruel, Paul Kaled Age 61Beloved husband of Lori for 29 years. Loving father of Katee (Josh) Moore. Cherished grandfather of Emily, Jenna and Abby. Dearest son of Francisco and the late Amalia. Dear brother of Toni Villarruel (Chris Reno), Ben (Clare) Villarruel and Francisco A. (Lori) Villarruel. Paul will also be missed by his nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Paul was a proud graduate...
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Elaine Robison Fox

March 1, 1927 - July 6, 2016

Fox, Elaine Robison Age 89 July 6, 2016Beloved wife of the late Douglas William Fox. Loving mother of Daniel (Pamela) Fox, Robert (Celeste) Fox, Diane Fox, James (Karel) Fox and Sarah (Christopher) Bruns. Dear grandmother of Jason, Emily, Anna (Jeff), Thomas, Derek (Allison), Taylor (Kelli) and Kalee. Great grandmother of Stanley, Kallen and Nash. She will also be missed by her relatives and...
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Tom Lawrence Cicero

December 16, 1946 - July 3, 2016

Tom Cicero, age 69, passed away peacefully July 3, 2016.He will be deeply missed by his wife of 45 years, Marlene; children, Tim (Chely) Cicero, and Erin Cicero; his grandchildren, Mackenzie, and Tyler; and many friends.A Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 12:00pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road in Livonia. Friends may visit the funeral home...
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Antonina Dragomer

April 5, 1930 - July 3, 2016

Antonina Dragomer passed away July 3, 2016 at the age of 86. She was the loving wife of the late James E. Dragomer for 34 years. The beloved mother of James (Tina) Dragomer and Karen Isaacson. The cherished nana of Jacob C. Dragomer. The dear sister of the late Francesca (the late Armond) Vigna and the late Patrick (the late Donna) Cari. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.Antonina's...
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Courtney Clare Skowneski

July 18, 1994 - July 1, 2016

Courtney Clare Skowneski July 18, 1994Beloved friend, sister, daughter, niece, cousin Passed away suddenly on July 1, 2016Courtney will be most remembered for her loyalty, kindness, and generous spirit.Her many aspirations included hair stylist, robotic engineering, and law. Creative outlets encompassed painting, sewing, cooking, and gardening.She lived every day to the fullest, bringing energy...
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Denise Cassani

January 31, 1952 - July 1, 2016

Denise D. Cassani passed away on July 1, 2016 at the age of 64. Denise was the loving wife of Pete Cassani Jr. for 38 years. She was the beloved mother of Stephen (Nicole) Cassani. The cherished grandmother of Veronica and Nicholas. The dear sister of Donna (Rob) Rachas, Robert (Carol) Iseman, Jeanette (Randy) Zonca, the late Donald (Barbara) Duffee and the late Marietta (Gary) Krause. She...
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Pasquale DePalma

May 9, 1927 - June 30, 2016

DePalma, Pasquale "Pat" Age 89 June 30, 2016Beloved husband of Domenica for 60 years. Loving father of Gino (Sheila), Marianne (Bill) Knight and Anthony (Sandra). Cherished Grandfather of Jaime, Tiffany, Bradley, Renee, Justin, Toni Marie, Victoria and Angela. Great grandfather of Dominic. Dear brother of Michael, Mary, the late Grace, the late Antoinette, Paula and Olimpia. Will also be missed...
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John Edward Kreutzkamp

January 1, 1938 - June 30, 2016

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.Visitation Friday 4-9 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Funeral Saturday, in state 10 am until the time of service at 11 am at Hosanna Tabor Lutheran Church 9600 Leverne Redford Twp. Memorial contributions appreciated to the American Cancer Society.
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Margaret Rose Pennybacker

December 28, 1930 - June 24, 2016

Margaret Rose "Mickey" Pennybacker was born on December 28, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan. She passed away on June 24, 2016 at the age of 85.Mickey was the loving wife of the late Paul. Cherished mother of Brian, Pamela and the late Bradley. She devoted her family and her church. She was extremely talented making beautiful pieces through her needlework, knitting and crocheting. However, her...
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George M. Cassidy

May 14, 1965 - June 24, 2016

Cassidy, George M. passed away June 24, 2016 at the age of 51. Beloved husband of Karen. Dear brother of Kathleen (Marty) Zenker, Roxann (Robert James ) Cassidy, and the late Michael Cassidy. George is also survived by his brothers-in-law Robert (Lisa) Kennedy and Jamie Kennedy and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps....
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Monica T. Gilroy

April 14, 1931 - June 23, 2016

Monica T. Gilroy, age 85 of Livonia, Michigan, passed away June 23, 2016. She was born on April 14, 1931 to Clayton and Eva Fleck of Detroit, Michigan. Monica married the late Edward Gilroy in 1954. Monica is the loving mother of Cynthia (Matthew) Ricketts, Craig (Eve) Gilroy and the late Diane Gilroy. She is the dear grandmother of Kate (Michael) Ricketts-Baird, Diane Ricketts, Chrissy (Michael...
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Abdelnour A. Abdelnour

June 10, 1922 - June 23, 2016

Abdelnour A. Abdelnour was born on June 10, 1922 in Ramallah, Palestine. He passed away at home on June 23, 2016 in Livonia, Michigan at the age of 94.Abdelnour was the beloved husband of Naimeh (nee Farah) Abdelnour for 73 years. Loving father of Hilda (Nabeeh) Beshara, the late Albert (Laila) Abdelnour, Basim and Halah (the late Trevor) Daunt. Loving grandfather to 11 grandchildren and 14...
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Rose M. Valerio

October 1, 1922 - June 21, 2016

Rose M. Valerio, age 93 of Northville Township, Michigan, passed away June 21, 2016. She was born on October 1, 1922 to John and Josephine Reese of Detroit, Michigan. She married the late Pat in 1940. Rose is the loving mother of Patricia (Frank) Swica and Chris Valerio. Rose is the dear grandmother of AnnaMaria (Greg) Sala, David (Elaine) Swica and Greg (Jennifer) Swica. She is the great...
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Sandra Lee Wright

July 26, 1947 - June 20, 2016

Sandra Lee Wright Age 68Beloved mother of Dawn and Raymond. Loving grandmother of Ronnie, Ryan and Deron. Dear mother in law of Deron. Cherished sister of Carol and Sidney. Memorial gathering Saturday June 25th from 12:00 pm until the time of service at 1:00 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia.
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Michael Mandryk

April 26, 1954 - June 19, 2016

Loving husband of Kim Abbott. Dear father of John and Matthew Mandryk. Brother of Nora (Michael) Walsh. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, June 27 at 7pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Road in Livonia. Friends and family may gather at the Funeral Home from 5-7pm.
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Nerena Mary Therese Zinger Mullane

August 27, 1916 - June 16, 2016

Mullane (nee Zinger), Nerena Mary Therese Age 99 June 16, 2016Beloved wife of the late Dennis. Loving mother of Marilyn, Maureen and Rosemary Mullane, Denise (the late Greg) Platzer, Annemarie (Bob) Bach and Marty (Kerry) Mullane. Dearest grandmother of Christopher, Karl, Mary, JoAnna, Steffi, Jonathan, James, Mary Pat, Jonathan (Debi), Matt and Casey. Great grandmother of Elsie and Tish. Dear...
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Jacob Daniel Winter

February 21, 1995 - June 15, 2016

Jacob Daniel Winter passed suddenly on June 15, 2016 at the age of 21. He was the loving son of Benjamin and Brenda Winter. The beloved brother of Paul (Margaret) Winter and Bradley (Rissa Ebels) Winter. The cherished grandson of Arlene Lally, Dorothea Wolf, and Jane Winter. The dear boyfriend of Rachel Childs. He was loved by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Jacob was preceded in death by his...
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Betty Hendrickson

February 23, 1927 - June 15, 2016

Betty "Lindy" Hendrickson passed away on June 15, 2016 at the age of 89. She was the loving wife of Jack Hendrickson for 63 years. The beloved mother of Mark (Patty) Hendrickson, Pam (Jim) Blanchard, and Judy (John) Dwan. The cherished grandmother of John (Katie), Christie (Andrew), Joan (George), Jennifer, Ross, Emily, Eric, and Claire. The proud great grandmother of Will, Anna, Grace Doris,...
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Costanza Di Mambro

January 11, 1924 - June 14, 2016

Costanza "Connie" Di Mambro was born in Olivella, Italy, on January 11, 1924, to the late Carmine and Francesca D'Agostino. A strong, courageous woman, she was raised in Italy and lived through WWII. On October 2, 1947, she married the love of her life, Guido, and they began their life together. Eleven years later, in 1958, Costanza made the brave journey to the United States with...
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Agnes Louise Rossiter

September 16, 1923 - June 12, 2016

Rossiter, Agnes Louise passed away June 12, 2016 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Loving mother of MaryCarol (Mark) Hunter, Susan (Evan) Gerish, Charles E. Rossiter, Jr., Mark (Lisa) Rossiter, Julie (David) Nanna, and Alison (David) Domzalski. Cherished grandmother of Kelly (Michael) Chabala, Hilary Rossiter, Michael Rossiter, Cory (Cory) Doiron, Colleen (Kellen) Miglio, Brooke...
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Judith A. Casey

July 4, 1947 - June 10, 2016

Casey, Judith A. (née Vertes). Beloved wife of the late Brian Casey and loving mother to Laura, Erin and her son-in-law David Krill and grandmother to Eamon. Cherished sister of Philip J. Vertes. Retired from the Taylor School District and Wayne County RESA, she remained a passionate educator and active volunteer throughout her life. Born on July 4th, Judy's firecracker personality...
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Thaddeus Joseph Sherman

June 13, 1943 - June 10, 2016

Thaddeus "Ted" Sherman was born on June 13, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Joseph and Lillian Sherman. Ted was raised on his family's farm in Sterling, Michigan (by Standish). During his teenage years he took up boxing and became a Golden Glove Boxing Champion.Ted returned to Metro Detroit and settled in Dearborn Heights with his wife Mary Ann to raise their family. A...
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Nadine S. Merry

August 17, 1919 - June 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Harry J Will Funeral Homes, Livonia, MI.
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Shirley Mae Weaver

January 22, 1926 - June 8, 2016

Shirley Mae Weaver was born on January 22, 1926 in Corunna, Michigan. She was the third child and only girl of the late John James and Beatrice Genevieve McKay. Shirley passed away on June 8, 2016 in Sarasota, Florida at the age of 90.An avid sports fan, Shirley enjoyed watching golf, especially if Phil Nicholson was playing. She was also a huge Red Wings Fan, with The Captain, Steve Yzerman...
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George J. Vella

February 1, 1928 - June 5, 2016

George J. Vella was born on February 1, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. He was the oldest child of the late Pacific and Elizabeth Vella. George passed away on June 5, 2016 in Northville, Michigan at the age of 88.Born and raised in Metro Detroit, George enlisted in the US Navy following High School before being honorably discharged in 1947. Following the Navy George returned to Metro Detroit and...
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Nancie Williams

December 23, 1931 - June 4, 2016

Nancie Williams passed away on June 4, 2016 at the age of 84. She was the loving wife of the late Leon "Bill" Williams for 60 years. The cherished mother of Sharon Williams, Mary Beth (Stan) Niescier and Bill (Kim) Williams. The devoted grandmother of Kaitlyn, Ally, Tori, Krystyn, Olivia and Karina. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 4-9pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home,...
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Louis C. Siembor

August 7, 1921 - June 4, 2016

Louis C. Siembor, age 94, June 4, 2016. Loving husband of late Jean Siembor for 61 years. Beloved father of Kathleen (Michael) Wesner, James (Kimberly), and William (AnneMarie Riker). Cherished grandfather of Steven (Kendra) Wesner, Matthew (Kim Devine) Wesner, Caitlin (Andrew Hunley) Siembor, and Kelsey (Adam Lang) Siembor. Dear brother of Celia Rossi, Vicki (Scott) Des Jardins, Jeanne...
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Aldona Ciesla

June 6, 1937 - June 2, 2016

Aldona Ciesla passed away on June 2, 2016 at the age of 78. She was the loving wife of Gerard Ciesla for 54 years. The beloved mother of Thomas Ciesla and Michael Ciesla. The cherished aunt of Chuck, Bob, Chris, John, Joe Jr., and Tim.Aldona enjoyed sewing and knitting, feeding the birds and squirrels that would visit her yard, gardening, painting, camping in many different areas of Michigan,...
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Louis Economo

June 2, 2016

Economo, Louis June 2, 2016Beloved husband of Donna J. Economo (Nee Gumm). Dear son of the late Steve and Angeline Economo. Cherished brother of the late Peter Economo (Lynn) and Jerry Economo (Mae). Brother in law of the late Peter Gumm (Cindy), Richard Gumm (Margaret), Larry Grant (Barbara), John Gumm, Marie Colombo (Tony), Gloria Tarovella (Louis), Maxine Thompson (Tom), Betty Seligo and...
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Muriel Ellen Gholdoian

October 11, 1933 - June 1, 2016

Beloved mother of Todd (Mary) Gholdoian and Jill (Ted) Korunovski. Loving grandmother of Lauren and Aviana. Dear step grandmother of Trevor and Lily. Step great grandmother of Benjamin. Muriel will also be missed by her nieces, nephews and step sisters.Visitation Friday 1-9 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Funeral service Saturday 11 am at the funeral home.Memorial...
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Arthur F. Pearce

April 8, 1937 - May 28, 2016

Beloved husband of Alice Anne. Dear father of Nancy (Mario) Bergner and Dave (Shannon) Pearce. Loving grandfather of Justin, Joy, Christopher, Isaac, and Elijah Bergner; Nickolas, Lauren and Annelise Pearce. Brother of Esther Williams.
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Mike Merlino

January 3, 1927 - May 28, 2016

Merlino, Mike passed away May 28, 2016 at the age of 89. Beloved husband of Theresa (McCausland) for 65 years. Mike was predeceased by his siblings Mary Veil, Yolanda Muzzin, Helen Muzzin, George, John, Frank, and Rosie Phillips. He is survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Mike was a proud veteran of WWII in the US Navy. Visitation Tuesday May 31 from 2-9pm,...
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Roger Thomas Ryan

April 30, 1949 - May 26, 2016

Roger T. Ryan Jr. passed away on May 26, 2016 at the age of 67. He was the loving son of Dolores and the late Roger Ryan. The beloved brother of Gregory (Laurie) Ryan, Gary (Liz) Ryan, and Renee (Chuck) Ryan. The cherished uncle of 6 and great uncle of 7. Roger was loved by many very close friends which he cherished.After graduating from Thurston High School, Roger went on to own and operate...
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Ralph H. Schubert

May 19, 1923 - May 26, 2016

Ralph H. Schubert was born on May 19, 1923 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late Henry and Genevieve Schubert. He passed away on May 26, 2016 in Livonia, Michigan at the age of 93.Ralph was the loving husband of the late Barbara for 60 years. Cherished father of Charles (Michele), Linda (John) Fenton, Ralph, and Susan (John) Peters. Proud grandfather of Megan, Andrew, Nicholas, John, Charlene,...
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M. Jean Rose

May 18, 1938 - May 23, 2016

Rose, Myrtle Jean, passed away May 23, 2016 at the age of 78. A 19 year resident of Plymouth, Myrtle is survived by her brother George (Patricia) Stoops and her dear friend Shirley McBroom. Myrtle retired after over 30 years of work as a Union Representative with the Michigan Education Association. Visitation Wednesday May 25 from 3-7pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road in...
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Valentina Shewchenko

October 19, 1924 - May 22, 2016

Beloved wife of the late Taras Shewchenko. Loving mother of Eleanor Carter, the late Gregory Shewchenko, the late Jerry Shewchenko and the late Zoya Shewchenko. Cherished grandmother of Elizabeth Ann Durbin, Jonathon Daniel Douglas and wife Janice and Ryan Shewchenko and wife Wendy. Great grandmother of Everett, Izabelle, Abigail and Harrison Durbin, Zurielle and Gunnar Douglas, Justine, Chevy...
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Bert B. Pellegrini

June 6, 1926 - May 22, 2016

Bert B. Pellegrini was born on June 6, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Max and Mary Pellegrini. He passed away on May 22, 2016 at the age of 89.On August 25, 1944 Bert began serving his country on active duty with the US Navy. He served in the Pacific Theater during WWII. Bert took great pride in his Naval service. He was a trusted crewman, assisting with the electrical needs of the ship,...
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Lois Virginia Hubenet

September 2, 1921 - May 22, 2016

Lois Virginia Hubenet Age 94Beloved wife of the late Edwin. Loving mother of Robert (Milly), Beverly (Rodney), Richard (Darlene), Gordon (Sharon) and Gail (Matt). Cherished grandmother of 13. Great grandmother of 23. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Funeral service Thursday 10:30 am at the funeral home. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery in...
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Anne H. Jardon

March 1, 1946 - May 21, 2016

Anne H. Jardon, 70, beloved wife, mother, and Oma passed away on May 21, 2016 in Northville, Michigan. Anne was born on March 1, 1946 in Fostoria, Ohio to Harry and Rachael Coe. She was a registered nurse who practiced full-time for six years before starting a family with her husband Frederick L. Jardon, M.D. whom she married on June 28, 1969. Anne was very active in her community. In 1984...
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Maxine Virginia McGraw

November 15, 1930 - May 21, 2016

Maxine Virginia McGraw Age 85Beloved wife of Thomas. Loving mother of Michael (Mary), Paul (Beth), James (Susan), Robert (Karen), Cheryl (Michael) Palmer and Thomas (Karen). Cherished grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 8. Memorial gathering Tuesday from 4-9 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home. Funeral service Wednesday 10:00 am at the funeral home. Contributions appreciated to Hospice of...
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Thomas Joseph Fisher

April 14, 1927 - May 21, 2016

Fisher, Thomas Joseph passed away May 21, 2016 at the age of 89. Beloved husband of Delphine for nearly 70 years. Loving father of Richard (Susan) Fisher, Karen (Frank) Higgins, William Fisher, and Mary Jane (Thomas) Dixon. Proud grandfather of 9 and great-grandfather of 10. Brother of Sister Mary Fisher O.P., Sister Barbara Fisher O.P., and the late Christine Preslow. Thomas was a proud World...
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Vivian Cochran

November 3, 1927 - May 20, 2016

Vivian Cochran passed away on May 20, 2016 in Livonia, Michigan. She was 88 years old. She was the loving wife of Ray Cochran for 64 years. Beloved mother of Cynthia (the late Glenn) Barnhart, David (Carla) Cochran, Michael (Laura) Cochran and Rebecca (Rod) Sayegh. Cherished grandmother of Shaun, Jeremy, Daniel, Joye, Elizabeth, Matthew, Joshua, Tyler, Seth, Nathan and Hannah and great...
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Patricia Ann Balhorn

October 10, 1928 - May 20, 2016

Balhorn, Patricia Ann passed away May 20, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Loving mother of Kenneth Balhorn, Patricia (William) Downey, Daniel Balhorn, and Kathleen (Terry) Mlynarek. Proud grandmother of Ron, Shaun (Paula), Megan, Tara, Kristen, and Kyle and great-grandmother of Joshua, Jordan, Nick, and Morgan. Patricia is also survived by many great nieces and nephews....
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Joann Louise Wittkopp

July 21, 1941 - May 19, 2016

Wittkopp, Joann Louise passed away May 19, 2016 at the age of 74. Beloved wife of the late Gerald. Loving mom of Scott (Tracy) and Keith (Trisha) and step-mother of David (Karen) and Mark (Vickie). Proud grandma of Tom, Jill, Abby, Zach, Ben, Olivia, Morgan, and Jacob. Dear sister of Phyllis Wanniger and the late Melvin Wanniger. Visitation Sunday, May 22 from 2-8pm and Monday, May 23 from 4-8pm...
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John Jedinak

July 9, 1929 - May 17, 2016

Jedinak, John Jr. Age 86 May 17, 2016Beloved husband of the late Joan. Also predeceased by his grandson, daughter in law and sister. Loving father of Norman (Janis), Lynn (Bobbie), James (Cindy), John (Debbie) and Daniel (Susan). Dear brother of Mary Poniatowski. Cherished grandfather of 10. Great grandfather of 11. John was a 50 year member of Millwrights Local 1102, a United States Marine...
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Chris Mathews

April 8, 1978 - May 17, 2016

Christopher Andrew Mathews was born on April 8, 1978 at Bon Secours Hospital in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. He passed away unexpectedly on May 17, 2016 at the age of 38.Chris was raised in Metro Detroit, but would often visit his grandparents up north. While there he developed a love of the outdoors. Hunting, fishing, camping, canoeing and spending a relaxing day on the lake in a boat were just a...
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Najib Ayed Haddad

January 2, 1919 - May 15, 2016

Najib Ayed Haddad was born on January 2, 1919 in Madaba, Jordan to the late Ayed and Jamileh Haddad. He passed away on May 15, 2016 in Livonia, Michigan at the age of 97.Najib was the loving husband of the late Hikmat, who preceded him in death on November 7, 2005. He is survived by his loving children Isam (Reem), Sami (Wijdan), Rima (Jeries), Nadia (Samih), Faten (Ratib), Ayed (Lamia), Khaled ...
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Aileen Janet Fryer

March 16, 1934 - May 14, 2016

Fryer, Aileen Janet Age 82 May 14, 2016Beloved wife of the late Norman. Loving mother of Donald (Betty Ann), Kenneth (Hilda) and Carolyn. Dearest grandmother of Christopher (Shannon) and Scott (Heather). Great grandmother of Greyson, Graham and Sterling. Greta (pictured with Aileen) will also miss her Grandma greatly. Celebration of Life to be held at 11:00 am, on Monday June 6, 2016, at the...
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Ferdinando Del Pizzo

September 8, 1943 - May 14, 2016

Del Pizzo, Ferdinando passed away May 14, 2016 at the age of 72. Loving husband of Anria. Beloved father of Marco (Christina) Del Pizzo and Dante (Malgosia) Del Pizzo. Dear grandfather of Giacomo, Carolina, Santino, and Luca. Ferdinando is also survived by his sister Cecilia Masciarelli. Memorial Gathering Friday, May 20 from 3-8pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road in Livonia....
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Virginia Yanowski

March 23, 1931 - May 14, 2016

Virginia "Jean" Yanowski, age 85, of Commerce Township, Michigan passed away on May 14, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She was born on March 23, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan. Beloved wife of Melvin Yanowski for 52 wonderful years. Loving mother of Karen (Richard) Phillips & John Vassel. Loving grandmother of Eric (Heather Fulmer) Salvador and Angela Salvador. Cherished sister of Donald Eliott....
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James R. Malzone

October 1, 1935 - May 14, 2016

James Rendle Malzone was born on October 1, 1935 in Toledo, Ohio. He was the only child of the late James and Gertrude Malzone. He was raised in Toledo and graduated from Woodward High School. He went onto earn a degree from Toledo University.James retired from the US Army as a Chief Warrant Officer in October 1993 after 42 years of honorable service. He went on to volunteer for 20 years at the...
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Jennie M. Hunter

October 29, 1930 - May 14, 2016

Hunter, Jennie M. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late John J. Hunter. Loving mother of Kevin (Kathy) Summers, Susan (Al) Martoia, Kim (Karen) Hunter, and Jim (Luanne) Hunter. Proud Grandmother of Shannon, Christopher, Heather, and Mary. A Memorial Service is planned for Friday, June 24 at 10am at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road in Livonia. Gathering at the funeral home will begin at...
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Nina Muscat

December 15, 1928 - May 11, 2016

Antonia "Nina" Muscat was born on December 15, 1928 in Valetta, Malta to the late Rosario and Carmela Grech. She passed away in Garden City, Michigan on May 11, 2016 at the age of 87.Nina was raised in Malta during World War II. There she met her beloved husband Carmel "Charlie". Nina and Charlie immigrated to the United States in the early 1950s and settled in Metro Detroit to raise their family...
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Leslie Jo Gentner

February 11, 1948 - May 10, 2016

Leslie Jo Gentner, age 68 of Livonia, Michigan died May 10, 2016. She was born on February 11, 1948, in Flint, Michigan to the late James and Helen Presley. She was the loving wife of William Gentner for 25 years. Leslie is survived by her two loving children: William (Kimberlee) Robel III and Stephanie (Joseph) Humeniuk. She was the dear sister of Kerry (Bob) Vannaman and Chanda (Greg) Thornton...
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James Horace Thompson

March 2, 1940 - May 7, 2016

THOMPSON, James Horace, May 7, 2016, age 76,of Cookeville, TN. Retired from the Wixom Assembly Plant and lifetime member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks in Redford and Livonia.Loving husband of Kathleen. Dear step-father of Karen (George) Cassidy, Robert (Lisa) Kennedy and James Kennedy. Also survived by special granddaughter Shelby, sisters Linda, Robin and Jamie and many...
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Robert William Gannon

March 7, 1944 - May 6, 2016

Robert "Bob" William Gannon Jr. was born on March 7, 1944 at Providence Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He was the eldest son of the late Robert Sr. and Helen Gannon. Robert was born into a large family. He was the fourth of nine children and one of 54 grandchildren. Robert was raised in Detroit and graduated from Cooley High School in 1963. On July 24, 1963 Bob enlisted in the US Navy...
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Raja Yousef Bajjali

June 27, 1940 - May 6, 2016

Raja Yousef Bajjali passed away on May 6, 2016 at the age of 75. He was the loving husband of Salwa Bajjali for 50 years. The cherished father of Louis Joseph Bajjali and Jeffrey George Bajjali. Visitation will take place on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 6 to 8pm at the Basilica of St. Mary Orthodox Church, 18100 Merriman Road in Livonia. A Trisagion will be held at 7:30pm on Sunday. A Funeral...
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Paul H. Coleman

May 12, 1943 - May 6, 2016

Paul H. Coleman passed away on May 6, 2016 at the age of 72. He was the loving husband of Sue Coleman for 45 years. The cherished father of Ian (Iryna) Coleman and Jay (Corby) Swindle. The caring grandfather of Taryn, Sydney, Stacy, and Maksim. The dear son of Mildred (Charlie) Ault and the late Lucian Coleman. The beloved brother of Robert W. Cook and Diane (Joe) Anderson. Paul retired from...
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Mary Margaret Brennan

July 24, 1924 - May 4, 2016

Mary was born Mary Margaret Meyers to William V. and Mary (Sarchet) Meyers in Detroit on July 24, 1924. She left us at about 2:15 pm on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the Angela Hospice Care Center in Livonia, Michigan. She was 91 years old. She had been sick just over a week with pneumonia. Her last residence was in Westland.Mary was preceded in death by her husband Richard K. Brennan in 1998, having...
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Michael Patrick Foley

February 7, 1948 - May 4, 2016

Michael Patrick Foley passed away May 4, 2016 at the age of 68 at home surrounded by his family. Husband of the late Judith. Loving dad of Jeanne (Bryan) Bolhuis, Kathryn (Matt) Olex, Patrick (Samantha) Foley, Neal (Kimberly) Foley, and Dillon Foley. Proud grandfather of Jada, Zander, Benjamin, Lucy, Logan, and "Cupcake" to come. Dear brother of Joan (the late Jim) Herbert and the late John ...
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William A. Brandon

June 1, 1924 - May 4, 2016

Age 91June 1, 1924 ~ May 4, 2016Beloved husband of the late Edith. Loving father of William M. (Donna), Kevin J. (Kathy), Jill (Daniel) Boven and Jean (Todd) Wyer. Dearest grandfather of 9. Great grandfather of 7. Visitation Friday 4-8 pm and Saturday 10 am until the time of service at 12:30 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Memorial contributions appreciated in...
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Thomas William Hominga

June 30, 1937 - May 3, 2016

Thomas William Hominga was born on June 30, 1937 at Hutzel Women's Hospital in Detroit, Michigan to the late Joseph and Louise Hominga. He passed away on May 3, 2016 at his home in Plymouth, Michigan with his family by his side.Thomas was raised in Lake Leelanau, Michigan and attended St. Mary School, graduating with the class of 1955. He went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree from...
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Dorothy M. Hinkle

July 4, 1919 - May 2, 2016

Hinkle (nee Hayes), Dorothy passed away May 2, 2016 at the age of 96. Wife of the late Robert. Loving Mom of Donna (John) Thomas, Ronald Hinkle, and John Hinkle. Cherished grandma of Jill Thomas-Grannan. Dorothy is also survived by many nieces, nephews, loved ones, and friends. Visitation Friday, May 6 from 3-8pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road in Livonia. Funeral Service...
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Geraldine Andes

July 22, 1927 - May 1, 2016

Geraldine Andes passed away on May 1, 2016 at the age of 88. She was the loving wife of the late Eugene for over 50 years. The cherished mother of Keith (Kimberly) Andes and Kirk (Luann) Andes. The caring grandmother of Michael (Melissa) Andes, Jeffery (Jackie) Andes, Rachel Andes, Kristina Andes, and Kara Andes and beloved great grandmother. The dear sister of Ruth (Paul) Brewer. A Funeral...
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Nancy L. Davis-Shields

March 30, 1955 - April 29, 2016

Nancy Lynn Davis-Shields was born on March 30, 1955 in Dearborn, Michigan. She was the first child born to James and Lois Davis. Nancy passed away on April 29, 2016 in Livonia, Michigan at the age of 61.Raised in Metro-Detroit Nancy went to Madonna University and graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing Degree. She went on to work at Sinai Hospital in Detroit as a registered nurse. She loved to...
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