Omer C. DeClercq

DeCLERCQ, OMER C.; March 14, 2014; age 92; peacefully at his home. Proud Veteran, US Army Air Corps. Longtime sales engineer for New Departure-Hyatt Bearings Division of GM. Devoted member and usher at St. Owen Church. Beloved husband of the late E. Louise for 59 years. Dear father of John (Sandy), Lynne Whitledge, Gordon and Scott (Pamela); grandfather of Danielle, Kathleen, John, Mark, Lauren, Michelle, Curtis, Steven and Michael; great grandfather of Shelby, Madison, Mikayla, Oliver, Sebastian, Louisa and Julian. Predeceased by siblings Aloise, Albert, Jerome and Bernice. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Monday 3 to 8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn 13-14 Mile), 248-549-0500. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11 a.m. at St. Owen Catholic Church, 6869 Franklin Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at Church begins at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. View obituary and share memories at

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A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors
32515 Woodward Avenue Royal Oak, MI 48073
(248) 549-0500
Published in Daily Tribune on Mar. 16, 2014