BAKHAUS VELMA J. age 85, passed away April 11, 2012. She is survived by her loving family and was preceded in death on March 28, 2012, by her loving husband of 65 years, Roy K. Bakhaus. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 14th from 3:00 9:00 p.m. at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 West Lake Street, South Lyon. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 15th at 3:00 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 330 E. Liberty, South Lyon. Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Online guestbook www.phillipsfuneral.com
BERESH DAVID April 7, 2012, in Oldsmar, Florida. Beloved husband of Chrissy. Devoted father of Samantha, Alexandra and Lindsey. Precious son of Dan and Mary Jane. Loving brother of Karen Rizza. Also survived by many other family members and friends who were blessed to know him. David touched the lives of his family, friends and the community with his smile, generosity and sense of humor. Family will receive friends Monday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple and Big Beaver) with Prayers at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass Tuesday 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church, 3750 Commerce Rd., Orchard Lake. Visitation at church begins Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
BUCZEK CELIA April 12, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Edwin. Dearest mother of Bernard (Cynthia) and Ronald. Bache to Christopher (Mallory), Jacob, Aaron, Kayleigh and Noah. Great-grandmother of Charlotte and Caroline. Sister in-law of Sophie Owazany. Member of the Msgr. Hunt K of C Retiree's and the Polka Boosters. The family requests donations or Masses to S.S. Peter and Paul Church. Visitation Monday 9 a.m. at S.S. Peter and Paul. Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery. Rosary Sunday 7 p.m. Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m. at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren. www.sajewskifh.com
BULGARELLA JANE (NEE HARRINGTON) Age 58, April 11, 2012. Beloved wife of Ron for 24 years. Loving mother of Heather Gregory and Tara (Jesse) Ritts. Dear grandmother of Cheyenne, Vincent, Kassidy and Kyle. Dear sister of Kathy (Dave) Orsi, Tom, Brian, Noreen (Jeff) White, Tim, Margy Deming and the late Emmett. Loving daughter of Jennie (nee Roche) and the late Emmett. Jane worked for Roush Industries from 1984 until 2008. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of service at 5 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Pkwy (16 Mile Rd.). Share memories with the family at their "Online Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
BURNHAM ROBERT JAY April 11, 2012. Age 79. Beloved husband of Donna for 56 years. Loving Dad of Robert (Debra) and Janice (Phil) Westphal. Dear Papa of Alex and Evan Westphal. Visitation and Funeral Saturday April 14th. Visitation from 3-6 p.m. followed by a 6:00 p.m. Funeral Service at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile, Livonia, MI 48152. For more information please see www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
COURINGTON BEN M. age 88, passed away April 11, 2012. He was a resident of Roseville for 59 years and a proud member of the Roseville Masonic Lodge #522. Ben was the beloved husband of the late Geudria for 53 years. Loving father of Sue Courington, Jami (Mike) Didio and Joni (Rick) Nelson. Dear grandfather of Michael Didio and Alyssa Didio. Visitation Sunday 3-9 pm with a 7 pm Masonic Memorial Service at Kaul Funeral Home, 27830 Gratiot Ave., Roseville. In State Monday 10 am until time of funeral service at 11 am at Erin Presbyterian Church, 30000 Gratiot Ave., Roseville. Memorial donations in Ben's name are appreciated to the Michigan Humane Society. Please share a memory at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
CZECH LEONARD A. April 12, 2012. Age 80. Beloved husband of Ruth for 57 years. Loving father of Bob (Patricia), Randy and Mary Czech-Aldrin (Adam). Cherished grandfather of Elizabeth, Rachel, Maryrose, Ivan and Thomas. Services will be held privately. Family requests no flowers. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-549-0500.
DAMONE MARIE "CLAIRE" (NEE LaPOINTE) Age 74 of Bloomfield Hills died on April 12, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Michael G. for 52 years. Dear mother of Michael J. (Lisa), Mary Beth Damone (Brent Sullivan), Dori Damone Cassidy and Anna Damone Kessler (Rick). Grandmother of James, AJ, Cameron, Collin, Tyler, Megan, Kelli, David, Shannon and Myles. Sister of Carol Ann Wilson (Lenny) and Armand LaPointe (Ellen). Cousin of Gerald LaPointe (Betty). Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), Monday, 3-8 p.m. Prayers 7:00 p.m. She was a longtime active parishioner at Holy Name Church in Birmingham. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11 a.m. at Holy Name Church, 630 Harmon at Woodland, Birmingham. Visitation at church begins 10a.m. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to Presbyterian Villages of Michigan Foundation, Claire Damone Fall Prevention Fund, 26200 Lahser Rd, Suite 300, Southfield, Michigan 48033. The foundation is a nonprofit organization that sustains and advances the mission of Presbyterian Villages of Michigan by providing philanthropic support for benevolent care, services and programs, and residences for seniors of all faiths. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
DANAHER JANET L. MCPHAIL Age 79; March 13, 2012 in Vero Beach, Florida. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 14, 12:30 p.m. at Christ Church, 61 Grosse Pointe Blvd, Grosse Pointe Farms. Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960 and Christ Church, 61 Grosse Pointe Blvd, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236. Arrangements by Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home.
DeCOSTER ANGELINE Age 85 on April 10, 2012. Loving wife of the late Victor. Dearest mother of Douglas (Phyllis) and the late Diane (Keith) Karapuz. Grandmother of Andrea (Jordan) Flora and Douglas (Jenny), and great-granddaughter, Emily. She held the Belgian Community in high regard and was a proud member of many Belgian clubs. Visitation at Arthur J. VanLerberghe Funeral Home, 30600 Harper Ave. (between 12 and 13 Mie Rds.), St. Clair Shores on Sunday 3-9 p.m. with Scripture Service 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday at St. Joan of Arc Church, 9:30 a.m. In state with Mass at 10 a.m. Share memories with vanfuneral.com.