MALLORY HELEN JO (FORD) age 71 of Southfield, Michigan passed away on Friday October 5, 2012. she was born in Live Oak, Florida on November 15, 1940 to Willie Ford and Verdall Ford. She was an educator in the Detroit Public School System for 25 years. she is survived by her husband, Charles E. Mallory, Sr., two daughters Wanda R. Ford and Wendy R. Terrell; two sons Ronald K. McDonald and Charles E. Mallory, Jr.; six grandsons two granddaughters, two sisters, two brothers, one step-daughter, one step-son and four step-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday October 12, 2012 at Swanson's Funeral Home, 14751 W. McNichols Detroit, Michigan 3-9 p.m. Family hour begins at 10 a.m. and funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday October 13, 2012 at God's House of Prayer, 12929 Joy Road Detroit, Michigan.
McQUADE JOHN L. October 9, 2012, Age 85. Beloved husband of Bula and the late Jean. Loving father of James (Karen), Mary Anne (Greg) Drouillard, John (Kim) and Kathleen. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m. from the chapel of the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (at Ann Arbor Trail). Family will receive visitors Thursday, 3-9 p.m. Livonia Elks #2246 Lodge of Sorrows at 7 p.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
MICHALAK DENNIS C. 68, of Farmington Hills, died October 10, 2012. Dennis is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Nancy; his cherished mother, Wanda; loving sons, Christopher and Andrew; siblings, David, Janice Knight and Richard; and many nieces and nephews. Sadly, he was preceded in death by his father, Chester. Visitation Thursday, October 11, 2-8 p.m., at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (btw. 9-10 Mile Rds., just N. of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Funeral Mass Friday, October 12, 11:00 a.m. (in state 10:30 a.m.) St. Gerald Catholic Church, 21300 Farmington Rd., Farmington. Memorial gifts suggested to American Cancer Society, cancer.org. heeney-sundquist.com
PAPIERSKI VIRGINIA A. (NEE ZABLOCKI) October 6, 2012, age 86. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dearest mother of Karen (Frank) Gasser and Michele (Doug) Beaudin. Loving grandmother of Garrett and Grant. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Scripture Service Thursday 7 p.m. In state Friday 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. time of Mass at St. Edmund Church, 14025 12 Mile Road (between Schoenherr and Hayes). Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to American Heart Association appreciated. share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
POSTULA IRENE October 6, 2012. Loving wife of the dearly departed Ralph. Dear mother of Ralph (Carol), Mary Lou (Don) Marenda, Paul (Donna) and Patrice (Brent) Avery. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Resting at L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt (at Ann Arbor Tr.) Thursday 2 to 9 p.m. Scripture Service Thursday at 7 p.m. In state Friday at 10:00 a.m. from St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 27101 W. Chicago (at Inkster Rd) until time of the funeral mass 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Capuchins or St. Robert Bellarmine Church would be appreciated.
RICARD PETER L. Age 60, October 9, 2012. Beloved husband of Christine. Dear father of Ian (Melinda), Eric (Kara) and Jessica (Kurt) Roller. Proud grandfather of Isabelle, Isaiah, Ryan, Joelle and Reagan. Visitation at the O'Brien/ Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi 248-348-1800 Friday 2-8pm. Funeral Service Saturday 10:30am at St. James Church, 46325 W. Ten Mile, Novi. Donations may be made to the family. On line sympathy messages at www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
ROGGENBUCK VIRGINIA C. Age 94. October 9, 2012. Preceded in death by Robert and Charles. Loving mother of Emily (George) Rodriguez, Ruth Droppo, Elizabeth, Barbara (William) Chennault and Camilla (Bernard) Arcand. Ten grandchildren and seven great-grand-children. Sister of Raymond (the late Lillian) Sandner. Also survived by nine nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Family suggests memorials to St. Anne's Mead or Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Arrangements by Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, Royal Oak, 248-541-7000. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
ROZECK JOHN M. Age 79, October 8, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Carolyn. Dear father of John (Beth Ann), Jeffrey (Joni) and Martin. Grandfather of Christina, Nicholas, Judy and Jeffrey. Great grandfather of Michael, Brooke, William, Shane, Alexis and Dominic. Visitation Thursday 10am until the 1pm Funeral Service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
RUOHONEN DENISE M. (NEE TOLSON) October 8, 2012. Age 52 of Wayne. Beloved Mother of Rachael. Loving daughter of Joan and the late Edward Tolson. Sister to Donna (Jerry Spain) McKendrick, Lori Amerman, Doug (Pam), Michael and Ron (Rose) Tolson. Services Saturday 3 p.m. at the Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland. Family will receive visitors Saturday 13 p.m. Denise was a beautiful spirit with a loving heart, and will be missed by many. Donations to Angela Hospice appreciated. Please visit and post a tribute at www.uhtfuneralhome.com.
THEUT WILBERT E. Age 102, October 9, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Geraldine. Dear father of Marjorie (Tom) McMillan, Marilyn (Donald) Marcoullier, and Gerald (Rose) Theut. Proud grandfather of eight grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his two great great grandchildren and his sister Mable Scherz. Visitation Thursday 4:00pm-9:00pm and Funeral Service Friday 11:00am at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road (3 blocks east of Van Dyke) Utica. Please share a memory with the family at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com