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BAKER, ROBERT D. BAKER, ROBERT D., Age 94, August 19, 2018. Proud WWII Navy Veteran, and graduate of University of Michigan business school. Former President of American Music Stores, Inc., and Detroit Independent...
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WEIS, REV. EARL A., S.J. August 15, 2018 Age 95. A Jesuit for over 74 years. Served 37 years as theology expert at Loyola University as well as other locations. Father Weis was a professor and educator in Michigan,...
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Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Aug. 19, 2018
Richard Thomas Bartoski - - Age 73, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018. A longtime CPA with Hanrahan-Carey & Company, Richard worked his way up to senior partner at the firm. He was a proud graduate of Detroit...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on Aug. 19, 2018
Fr. Earl A. Weis, SJ Clarkston - August 15, 2018 Age 95. A Jesuit for over 74 years. Served 37 years as a theology expert at Loyola University as well as other locations. Father Weis was a professor and educator in...
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Published in Detroit Free Press & The Detroit News on Aug. 19, 2018
Robert Hodges Troy - August 9, 2018, Age 78. Beloved husband of Dolores for 56 years. Dear father of Denise Harmon (Kent), Carol Kelly (John), Robert, Gerald (Lyndsay), and Michael. Dearest grandfather of Timothy,...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on Aug. 12, 2018
Raymond E. Hackett
1926 - 2018
Raymond E. Hackett Raymond E. Hackett, born February 6, 1926 – July 29, 2018. Formerly of Sylvania, Ohio. Preceded in death by his wife, Anne; parents, Raymond and Martha; brother, Robert; and sister, Marilyn...
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Published in Toledo Blade on Aug. 5, 2018
Donald Lyle Edmunds - - Long-time resident of Troy, passed away on July 22 at the age of 81. He was the beloved husband of Ida for 51 years, and the loving father of Mike and Dave (Cindy), grandfather of Tanner Jensen...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on July 29, 2018
Edmunds, Donald Lyle Long-time resident of Troy, passed away on July 22 at the age of 81. He was the beloved husband of Ida for 51 years, and the loving father of Mike and Dave (Cindy), grandfather of Tanner Jensen...
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Carolyn M. Beattie (nee: Schnoblen) - - July 24, 2018, Age 80. Wife of the late Bernard Knotek and Whitney Beattie. Mother of Karyn Buchwitz (Joseph) and the late Gregory Knotek. Mother-in-law of Ann Knotek....
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on July 26, 2018
BEATTIE (NEE: SCHNOBLEN), CAROLYN M. July 24, 2018, Age 80. Wife of the late Bernard Knotek and Whitney Beattie. Mother of Karyn Buchwitz (Joseph) and the late Gregory Knotek. Mother-in-law of Ann Knotek. Grandmother of...
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James C. Myer - - July 24, 2018. He was born in Roscommon, Michigan. Beloved husband of Anita for 58 years. Dear father of the late SusAnn Gibson (Randy). Survived by his children: Deborah Hanson (Gregg), James (Lisa),...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on July 26, 2018
Olga M. Ellison - - Olga (nee Papageorge) passed away peacefully July, 16, 2018 at her home in Troy from complications due to Alzheimer's. She was 91. Beloved wife of the late Leo Ellison for 61 years. Loving mother...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press from July 18 to July 19, 2018
Edward J. Pappas - - July 9, 2018. Loving husband of the late Eunice. Dear father of Karen Zech (Brian), E.J. (Tara Johnson) and David (Julie). Dearest Papa of Andrea, Dan, Kayla, Alec, Noah, and Nate. Cherished...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on July 11, 2018
BALLARD, STEVEN K. June 29, 2018. Survived by daughters McKenzie, Shannon, and their mother Jane. Son of Ruth Ballard. Brother of Todd (Terri). Memorial Service Monday, July 16, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons...
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Published in Grand Rapids Press from July 10 to July 12, 2018
Ballard, Steven K. Passed June 29, 2018. Survived by daughters McKenzie, Shannon, and their mother Jane. Son of Ruth Ballard. Brother of Todd (Terri). Memorial Service Monday, July 16, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at A.J. Desmond...
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Richard Felix Mazur
1932 - 2018
Richard Felix Mazur - - Age 86, July 3, 2018. Beloved husband of Theresa for 58 years. Loving father of Rick (Cathy), Steve (Susan), Genevieve Desmond (Matt) and Chris. Devoted grandpa of 11. Dear brother of Laurie...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on July 8, 2018
Richard Mazur
1932 - 2018
Richard was born on April 10, 1932 and passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Richard was a resident of Michigan at the time of passing. Richard grew up in Detroit, and graduated from Cass Tech High School and...
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Published online on July 6, 2018 courtesy of Tributes.com
Josephine S. Gehringer - - Age 100. Born in Calumet, MI. Longtime parishioner at St. Regis Catholic Church. Member of Bloomfield Hills Country Club. Supportive of many different charitable organizations. Beloved wife...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on July 5, 2018
GEHRINGER, JOSEPHINE S. Age 100. Born in Calumet, MI. Longtime parishioner at St. Regis Catholic Church. Member of Bloomfield Hills Country Club. Supportive of many different charitable organizations. Beloved wife of...
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Theodore Thomas "Ted" LaVergne - - Beverly Hills, MI. Peacefully with his family by his side, June 28, 2018, age 91. Loving husband of the late Betty Jean. Dear father of Kathleen Akans (Robert), Kevin, and Thomas...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on July 1, 2018
Al Villarreal - - June 26, 2018, Age 70. Beloved husband of Jane for 35 years. Dearest father of Rebecca. Also survived by many loving family members. Family will receive friends Friday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on June 28, 2018
Gertrude Ferriolo
1922 - 2018
Gertrude Ferriolo - - June 19, 2018, Age 95. Beloved wife of the late Nofrio "Steve." Loving mother of Betsy, Phyllis, Debbie Genetti, Barb (Roger) and Nancy (John Youngerman). Grandmother of 7 and great-grandmother of...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on June 24, 2018
Karl H. Schwarze Troy - June 14, 2018. Loving husband of Alvira for 66 years. Dear father of Karl (Nora), Dennis (Elizabeth) and Fred (Lexie). Dearest grandpa of Rebecca, Erik, Denny, Bradley, Spencer and Noah....
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on June 17, 2018
Robert A. Belmont - - June 10, 2018, Age 75 of Beverly Hills, MI. Beloved husband of Judy for 50 years. Cherished father of Melissa Belmont of St. Cloud, FL and Kimberly Belmont of Weston, FL. Devoted grandfather of...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on June 15, 2018
Robert A. Belmont June 10, 2018, Age 75 of Beverly Hills, MI. Beloved husband of Judy for 50 years. Cherished father of Melissa Belmont of St. Cloud, FL and Kimberly Belmont of Weston, FL. Devoted grandfather of Ethan...
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Published in GreenwichTime on June 15, 2018
Paula C. Snyder - - June 9, 2018; Age 78. Beloved wife, soul mate, and best friend of D. Wayne Snyder. Dear mother of Christina Bradford (Bob), Kimber Ghareeb (Gary), and Timothy Snyder (Kelly). Loving sister of Anne...
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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on June 14, 2018
Snyder, Paula C. June 9, 2018; Age 78. Beloved wife, soul mate, and best friend of D. Wayne Snyder. Dear mother of Christina Bradford (Bob), Kimber Ghareeb (Gary), and Timothy Snyder (Kelly). Loving sister of Anne...
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Average Regional Funeral Costs
Basic service fees$2,195
Transfer of remains$325
Embalming$700
Other Preparations$283
Viewing$495
Funeral ceremony$500
Burial Casket$2,447
Total Estimated Cost$6,945
Upcoming Funeral Services
Calling hours - Friday August 24, 2018
Prayer Service - Friday August 24, 2018
Funeral Mass - Saturday August 25, 2018
Funeral service - Saturday August 25, 2018
Visitation - Saturday September 1, 2018
Memorial service - Saturday September 1, 2018