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Thomas F. Litka


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Thomas F. Litka

Bloomfield Hills - died February 8, 2018 in Rochester Hills, MI. He was 70 years old, having lived three score and ten. He was born May 6, 1947 in Detroit to Leocadia (nee Dynak) and Edward A. Litka. Tom was a proud graduate of the University of Detroit with a BS in Biology, and completed Dental School at the University of Detroit. He worked many years in medical technology and blood bank for local hospitals. Stricken with schizophrenia and bi-polar disease from a very young age, Tom spent his adult life providing companionship and care to his parents. Tom enjoyed all matters related to science, especially new drug development. He was genuinely encouraging in all his daily relationships, and with care givers, to pursue higher education. He will be deeply missed. Tom is survived by his sisters Carol Litka and Marilyn Litka-Klein, along with his twin nephew and niece Jeffrey M. (Amanda) Klein and Stephanie A. Klein, MD. Tom was preceded in death by his parents. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Hugo of the Hills Church, 2215 Opdyke Road, Bloomfield Hills on Saturday, March 3rd, at 11:00 a.m. Friends may visit at the church beginning at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Hugo of the Hills School Endowment, 2215 Opdyke Road, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304 or The Village Club Foundation, 190 E. Long Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-362-2500.

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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on Feb. 11, 2018
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