Brendan and Elizabeth Mitchell
A Mass of the Angels was celebrated Oct. 1 for one-day-old twins, Brendan John Mitchell and Elizabeth Mary Mitchell of Livonia, at St. Edith Catholic Church in Livonia. Burial was at Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Southfield. Officiating was the Rev. Timothy J. Murray.
Infants, Brendan John and Elizabeth Mary, were born Sept. 27, 2002.
The babies are survived by their parents, Brian and Heather Mitchell of Livonia; grandparents, Lyn and Penny Beesley, Jack and Shelley Tynan, Walter and Cecelia Zawal and Alice Winner; and many aunts and uncles.
Arrangements were made by Potere-Modetz Funeral Home in Rochester.
Jill Helene McNeilly
Services for Jill McNeilly, 48, of Livonia were today, Thursday, Oct. 3, in St. Paul Lutheran Church in Farmington, with burial at Glen Eden Memorial Park. Officiating was the Rev. John W. Meyer.
Mrs. McNeilly was born May 25, 1954, in Detroit, and died Sept. 30, 2002, in Farmington Hills. She was a graduate of Eastern Michigan University.
Surviving are her husband, Robert; children, Sarah, Eric, Shannon and Heather; father, Vern Bradach; brother, Kirk Bradach; and sister, Toni Toth.
Mrs. McNeilly was preceded in death by her mother, Edna Bradach.
Arrangements were made by Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, Farmington.
Robert A. Kellogg
A memorial service for Robert Kellogg, 84, of Livonia will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 39000 Six Mile Road in Livonia, with burial at Parkview Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Kellogg was born Oct. 13, 1917, in Olivet, Mich., and died Sept. 27, 2002, at his home in Livonia. He was a Livonia resident since 1947, and previously lived in Battle Creek.
He was an elementary school principal in the Livonia public schools 1947-1980. He earned his bachelor of arts degree from Western Michigan University and his master's degree in education from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Kellogg was a Private 1st Class in the Army Air Force. He enjoyed wood working, traveling and biking.
Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Lenora; sons, Jeff Kellogg and Tom Kellogg; daughter, Karen Vasold (Kellogg); sister, Ruth Cameron; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by Harry J. Will Funeral Home.
Floyd L. Spaulding
Services for Floyd Spaulding, 85, of Plymouth were Oct. 1 in Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, with burial at Knollwood Cemetery in Canton. Officiating was the Rev. Jeffrey Noble.
Mr. Spaulding was born June 15, 1917, in Wayne, W.Va., and died Sept. 28, 2002, in Superior Township.
He was retired from General Motors Spring and Bumper Plant where he was a solution attendant.
He came to the Plymouth community in 1955 from West Virginia. He was a member and Deacon at Main Street Baptist Church of Plymouth. Mr. Spaulding was an avid hunter and fisherman, who loved gardening and playing play pool with his grandchildren. He was also a great story teller.
Surviving are his sons, Ray (Lottie) Spaulding of Livonia and Jay (Wanda) Spaulding of Troy, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Ray (Jane) Spaulding of Livonia, Jamie (Mary) Spaulding of Troy, Tenn, Ron (Jamie) Spaulding of Canton and David (Cheri) Spaulding of Troy, Tenn.; seven great-grandchildren, Cayte, Jacob, Ethan, Waylon, Nathan, Cody and Savannah; special niece, Jeri (Cary) Black of Canton; special great-nephews, Andrew and Greg Black; and special friend, George Akers of South Fulton, Tenn.
Mr. Spaulding was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel, and grandson, Kevin Spaulding.
Memorials may be made to the Main Street Baptist Church of Plymouth.
A funeral Mass for Leona "Lee" Skowronski, 64, of Livonia was today, Thursday, Oct. 3, in St. Aidan Catholic Church, with burial at Parkview Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Skowronski died Sept. 30, 2002.
Surviving are her husband, Eugene; children, Pamela (Steven) Pokornicki, Curtis (Lisa), Karen (Steven) Postal and Scott (Samara); parents, Leo and Adele Kendziora; siblings, Geraldine Taylor, Diane Dopp and Leroy Kendziora; and two grandchildren, Madison Postal and Carlie Postal; and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were made by Harry J. Will Funeral Home.
Gwen Lee Tiezzi
Services for Gwen Tiezzi, 70, of Livonia were today, Thursday, Oct. 3, in Fisher Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tiezzi was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Detroit, and died Oct. 1, 2002, in Farmington Hills.
Surviving are her husband, Angelo; children, Craig (Kelly) and Camm; siblings, Elda Moore, Bradley Van Loon and Chuck Van Loon; and eight grandchildren, Chuck Braden, Jessica and Ashley Bradley, Heather, Wendy, Samantha, Cheyenne and Camm Tiezzi Jr.
Mrs. Tiezzi was preceded in death by her daughter, Christine Braden, and brother, Marvin Van Loon.
Richard Anthony Karath
Services for Richard Karath, 26, of Redford were July 27 in St. Valentine Catholic Church with burial at St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights. Officiating was the Rev. Thomas Belczak.
Mr. Karath was born Oct. 19, 1975, in Lincoln Park, and died July 23, 2002, at his residence in Redford. He was an electronics technician.
Surviving are his parents, Louis and Carol Karath of Redford; brother, Michael Karath; and sisters, Allison Karath and Laura Karath.
Arrangements were made by Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, Livonia.
Ruth A. Sartore
Services for Ruth Sartore, 73, of Redford Township will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 29, in Fisher Funeral Home, 24501 Five Mile, Redford Township with burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Officiating will be the Rev. James Livingston from St. Agatha Catholic Church of Redford Township. Visitation is 2-8 p.m. today, Sunday, July 28, in the funeral home. There will be a Rosary at 4 p.m. this afternoon in the funeral home.
Mrs. Sartore was born July 16, 1929, in Detroit, and died July 24, 2002, in Farmington Hills. She was employed at the Redford Coin Laundry 15 years.
Surviving are her sons, Timothy (Linda), Gregory (Connie) and Matthew (Ann); daughters, Kathryn, Carolyn (Bob) Miller and Barbara; brother, Arnold Benes; sister, Marie Reeves; and 10 grandchildren. Also surviving is her companion, Raymond Johnson.
Mrs. Sartore was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph.
Dolores Doreen Humphries
Services for Dolores Humphries, 70, of Redford were July 18 in Calvary Missionary Church in Livonia with burial at Parkview Memorial Cemetery, Livonia. Officiating was the Rev. Stephen Stump.
Mrs. Humphries was born July 23, 1931, in Harrisburg, Ill., and died July 13, 2002, in Farmington Hills. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Calvary Missionary Church, Livonia.
Surviving are her children, Steve, Joyce, Glenda White and Rhonda Gibson; nine grandchildren, Heather, Chet, Amanda, Ashley, Halley, Lanika, Lawrence, Steve and Tony; and one great-grandchild, Gabrielle.
Mrs. Humphries was preceded in death by her son, Keith.
Arrangements were made by Charles R. Step Funeral Home.
William H. Juchartz
Services for William Juchartz, 86, of Redford were July 11 in Harry J. Will Funeral Home with burial at Grand Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Juchartz died July 8, 2002. He was an active member of Detroit and Oakland Chapter of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Elva; sons, William (Susan) and Richrd (Eva); eight grandchildren, William (Debra), Brian, Kerry (Jeff) Pendry, Rebecca, Tera, Jessica, Krista Tanner and Sheri Tanner; and three great-grandchildren, Madeline, Ethan and Griffin. Several of the grandchildren reside in Livonia.
Memorial tributes may be made to Ev. Homes of Michigan or Harmony Foundation of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A.
LEONARD PAUL GOODLESKY
Services for Leonard Paul Goodlesky, 86, of Livonia will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 12 at St. John Bosco Church, 12100 Beech Daly in Redford with burial following at Parkview Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Goodlesky was born Nov. 25, 1915 in Coal Center, Pa. and died July 8 in Benton Harbor. He was a tool and die maker for an automotive company.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline; sons Leonard Jr. and Gregory; daughters Judith Ann (Carl) Rawski and Bonnie (Darryle) Levandowski; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
L.J. Griffin Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
GREGORY P. MIGLIORE
Services for Gregory P. Migliore, 79, of Jupiter, Fla,. formerly of Redford, were July 10 from Harry J. Will Funeral Home in Livonia, with burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield.
Mr. Migliore died July 4, 2002, at his home in Florida.
After completing college, Mr. Migliore joined the U.S. Navy in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Following his military service, he started several manufacturing, automotive, oil and real estate companies.
Surviving are his wife, Rose Marie; daughters, Carol (Michael) Truesdell of Chicago, Marilyn of Ann Arbor and Nancy (Stephen) Hnat of Bloomfield Hills; and one grandson.
Memorials may be made to Catholic Central High School, 14200 Breakfast Drive, Redford 48239.
Services for Catherine Polsgrove, 97, of Redford, were July 10 from Charles R. Step Funeral Home, with the Rev. Les McCabe officiating. Burial was at Grand Lawn Cemetery in Detroit.
Mrs. Polsgrove was born April 5, 1905 in Hickmans Harbor, Newfoundland, and died July 6, 2002 in Redford. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her son, Ray (Nancy); daughter June (Donald) LeQue; sister, Mary Burry; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
HAROLD H. KRICHBAUM
Services for Harold H. Krichbaum of Redford were Saturday, July 6, ast Grace Lutheran Church on Grand River in Redford. Interment was at Glen Eden Memorial Park.
Mr. Krichbaum was 94. He died on July 2, 2002.
he is survived by his wife, Margaret; children, Noel (Max) Powell, Barbara (Rod) Anderson and Donna (Don) Ryktarsyk; five grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church.
Services were handled by Harry J. Will Funeral Home.