Gabriella Kutcher

LYON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Gabriella Kutcher, 88, of Lyon Township, Mich., formerly of Southfield and Meadowbrook Commons (Novi), passed away at her residence at Abbey Park at Mill River Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Marion Heights, Pa.

She married Melvin Kutcher, who preceded her in death.

She worked as a long-time cashier at Farmer Jack in Southfield.

She was a former member of St. Bede's Parish, an avid bowler and a Detroit Tiger and Michigan State University fan.

Surviving are her children, Paul (Cindy) Kutcher, Andrea (Rick) Valade, Larry (Jasmine) Kutcher, Patty (Bob) Brennan, Lori (Keith) Tucker, and Tom (Shelly) Kutcher; her grandchildren, Christine Brennan, Andrew Valade, Christopher Valade, Danielle Valade, Ashley Tucker, Alexis Tucker, Alexander John (A.J.) Kutcher and Nicole Kutcher; a sister, Connie Barni, a sister-in-law, Violet Rainal, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Renee Valade.

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KUTCHER — Gabriella Kutcher, 88, of Lyon Township, Mich., formerly of Southfield and Meadowbrook Commons (Novi). A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 24505 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, Mich. Internment will following immediately thereafter at Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery, 25800 W. Ten Mile Road, Southfield, Mich. Visitation was held Monday at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Ave., Novi, Mich, and she will lie instate from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday, at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to the at www.heart.org.

Published in The News Item on Feb. 12, 2013