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Evelyn M. Gould

Visitation for Evelyn Gould, 83, of Livonia was July 30 in Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, Farmington.

Mrs. Gould was born Aug. 7, 1918, in Detroit, and died July 28, 2002, in Livonia. She did assembly work for Mills Products. She was a member of St. William Catholic Church in Walled Lake.

Surviving are her sons, Ronald (Irene) Price, William (Stephanie) Price and Dennis (Yumay) Price of Chesapeake, Va.; brother, Leonard Bulchak; sister, Pat Cwick; and five grandchildren.

Mrs. Gould was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence 1983.

Wally Anthony Stupi

A funeral Mass for Wally Stupi, 55, of Livonia was Aug. 3 in St. Colette Catholic Church, Livonia, with burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery, Beaverdale, Pa.

Mr. Stupi was born in Johnstown, Pa., and died July 30, 2002. He spent his earlier years through high school in Beaverdale, Pa., 13 years in Pittsburgh and 16 years in Livonia. 

Mr. Stupi retired from U.S. Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, Pa. after 34 years of service employed by Double Eagle Steel Coating Company, Dearborn, a joint venture between U.S. Steel Corp. and Rouge Industries.

He was a member of Alumni of Penn State University and University of Pittsburgh. He was a registered land surveyor with the state of Pennsylvania and a member of American Legion Post No. 0460 Beaverdale, Pa. He was a veteran of U.S. Army serving as a topographic surveyor. Mr. Stupi was a recipient of an American Legion award.

He was an avid deer hunter, enjoyed fishing, fly fishing, and was a marathon runner.

Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Andrea; parents, Walter and (Angeline Nastase nee) Stupi of Beaverdale, Pa.; brother, Thaddeus (Lillian); sister, Dr. Angela (Joseph) Stupi-Romano; sister-in-law, Sandra (Wayne) Hoyer of Sidman, Pa.; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews; and special pet, Brandy.

Memorial tributes may be made to American Cancer Society, Angela Hospice Care Center in Livonia, Michigan Humane Society, American Lung Association or United Way. 

Arrangements were made by Harry J. Will Funeral Home, Livonia.

Michael J. Rowley

Services for Michael Rowley, 75, of Livonia were Aug. 3 in L.A. Turowski & Son Funeral Home with a Mass following at St. Michaels Catholic Church.

Mr. Rowley was born Aug. 29, 1926, in Detroit, and died July 30, 2002, in Livonia. He was a design coordinator in the automotive industry. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army.

Surviving are his sons, Barry Rowley, Brian Rowley, Daniel Rowley and James Rowley; daughter, Nora Rowley of Livonia; brother, William Rowley; and three grandchildren.

Mr. Rowley was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, and son, Michael Rowley.

Francis A. Trader

Services for Francis Trader of Westland were July 30 in Prayer Baptist Church with burial at Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton. Officiating was the Rev. Larry Bartlett.

Mr. Trader was born Nov. 22, 1928, in Detroit, and died July 26, 2002, in Westland. He was a repairman and a member of Prayer Baptist Church. 

Surviving are his wife, Hazel; children, Patricia (Bud) Davis of Westland, Gary (Debbie) Trader of Canton, Denise (Fred) Skellenger of Weberville and Theresa (Jay) Diadiun of Milford; siblings, Jeannie Buel of Marine City, Don Trader of Livonia, Joyce Enders of Port Huron, Walter Trader of Marine City and Alice Trader of Marine City; half-sisters, Mildred Ross of Livonia and Myrtle Lozen of Virginia; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mr. Trader also leaves several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were made by Vermeulen Funeral Home, Westland.

Edith Blanche Graham

Services for Edith Graham, 81, of Livonia were Aug. 3 in Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington. Officiating was the Rev. Jennifer Saad.

Mrs. Graham was born July 26, 1926, in Detroit, and died July 31, 2002, in Garden City. She was a homemaker and a longtime Livonia resident.

Surviving are her sons, Jim (Janet) Graham of The Villages, Fla. and David (Estella) Graham of Duluth, Minn.; brothers, William Richards of Troy and Perry Richards of Inkster; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and granddaughter, Dawn Borregard of Livonia. 

Mrs. Graham was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin, and daughter, Nancy Gagnon.

Memorial tributes may be made to American Lung Association.

Mary J. Reske

A funeral Mass for Mary Reske, 82, of Livonia will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, in Holy Family Catholic Church in Novi, with burial at Oakland Hills Cemetery in Novi. Visitation is noon-9 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 8, in Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia. There will be a Scripture Service 7 p.m. this evening, Thursday, in the funeral home.

Surviving are her daughter, Joyce (Walter "Buddy") Richards; granddaughter, Laura Richards; many nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Reske was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome.

Francis A. Trader

Services for Francis Trader of Westland were July 30 in Prayer Baptist Church with burial at Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton. Officiating was the Rev. Larry Bartlett.

Mr. Trader was born Nov. 22, 1928, in Detroit, and died July 26, 2002, in Westland. He was a repairman and a member of Prayer Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Hazel; children, Patricia (Bud) Davis of Westland, Gary (Debbie) Trader of Canton, Denise (Fred) Skellenger of Weberville and Theresa (Jay) Diadiun of Milford; siblings, Jeannie Buel of Marine City, Don Trader of Livonia, Joyce Enders of Port Huron, Walter Trader of Marine City and Alice Trader of Marine City; half-sisters, Mildred Ross of Livonia and Myrtle Lozen of Virginia; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mr. Trader also leaves several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were made by Vermeulen Funeral Home, Westland.

Edith Blanche Graham

Services for Edith Graham, 81, of Livonia were Aug. 3 in Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington. Officiating was the Rev. Jennifer Saad.

Mrs. Graham was born July 26, 1926, in Detroit, and died July 31, 2002, in Garden City. She was a homemaker and a longtime Livonia resident. 

Surviving are her sons, Jim (Janet) Graham of The Villages, Fla. and David (Estella) Graham of Duluth, Minn.; brothers, William Richards of Troy and Perry Richards of Inkster; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and granddaughter, Dawn Borregard of Livonia.

Mrs. Graham was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin, and daughter, Nancy Gagnon.

Memorial tributes may be made to American Lung Association.

Michael Robert Marshall

A funeral Mass for Michael Marshall, 21, of Livonia was Aug. 5 in St. Michael Catholic Church in Livonia, with burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.

Michael was born March 15, 1981, in Southfield, and died Aug. 1, 2002, at his home in Livonia. He attended St. Michael Grade School, Livonia Franklin High School and received an Associates Degree from Schoolcraft College. He was currently a full-time student at Eastern Michigan. He was employed as a cook for Applebees Restaurant in Northville where he was honored as Employee of the Year.

Michael was a Boy Scout 12 years and attained the rank of Eagle Scout. He was a former Carrier of the Month for the Livonia Observer. He was a former member of the Michigan Scottish Pipes and Drums. Music, video games and the outdoors were his favorite pastimes.

Surviving are his parents, Derek and Therese Marshall; brother, Bryan; sisters, Kerstin and Laura; grandparents, Eric and Jeanne Haapala, and Hector and Agnes Marshall; and several aunts and uncles. 

Arrangements were made by L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, Westland.

Steven Thomas Parnin

Services for Steven Parnin, 23, of Westland were Aug. 7 in St. Genevieve Catholic Church with burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Officiating was the Rev. Howard Vogan.

Mr. Parnin was born June 21, 1979, in Livonia, and died Aug. 2, 2002, in Detroit. He died in a motorcycle accident. He was a Detroit Police Officer. He was a graduate of Catholic Central High School, Redford.

Surviving are his wife, Laura; parents, Thomas and Elizabeth Parnin of Livonia; brother, Christopher Parnin; sisters, Lisa Parnin, Marie Parnin and Michelle Parnin; grandparents, James and Maryan Parnin; and in-laws, Charles and Barbara Ronayne.

Arrangements were made by Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, Livonia.

Helen Patricia Malfroid

A funeral Mass for Helen Malfroid, 78, of Livonia was Aug. 6 in St. Michael Catholic Church with burial at Glen Eden Cemetery, Livonia.

Mrs. Malfroid was born March 22, 1924, in Detroit, and died Aug. 2, 2002, in Livonia. She was an administrator for an insurance company.

Surviving are her brother, Timothy (Gloria) Jarvis; sister, Leonora; nephew, Douglas (Michele) Jarvis; nieces, Nancy (Luke) Jordon and Susan Falbo; seven great-nieces and nephews; and seven great-great-nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Malfroid was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, and sister, Sr. Elizabeth Jarvis, I.H.M.

Arrangements were made by L.J. Griffin Funeral Home. 

Sylvia K. Walters

Services for Sylvia Walters, 81, of Livonia were Aug. 6 in Hosanna Tabor Lutheran Church, Redford with burial at Detroit Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Walters died Aug. 2, 2002.

She is survived by her daughters, Darlene and Nancy.

Arrangements were made by Harry J. Will Funeral Home.

Duane J. Ascheman

Services for Duane Ascheman, 56, of Livonia were Aug. 7 in St. Damian Church, with burial at Glen Eden Cemetery in Livonia.

Mr. Ascheman was born Dec. 11, 1945, in Blue Earth, Minn., and died Aug. 3, 2002, in Livonia. He was a customer service employee for an airline.

Surviving are his wife, Linda; son, Jason; brothers, Dean (Leslie) and Rick (Loretta); and sisters, Janet (Maurice) Schimek, Mary (Dennis) Kruse and Diane (Gary) Drugg.

Arrangements were made by L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, Westland Chapel.

Ross E. Hulet

Services for Ross Hulet, 78, of Livonia were Aug. 7 in Neely-Turowski Funeral Home. Officiating was the Rev. Roy Forsyth.

Mr. Hulet was born May 6, 1924, in Pontiac, and died Aug. 2, 2002, at his home in Livonia. He was an engineer.

Surviving are his sons, Jon (Jo) Hulet and Marc (Joan) Hulet; daughter, Dee (Doug) Morrison; son-in-law, Kevin Brown of Canton; brother, Claude Hulet; and 14 grandchildren. 

Mr. Hulet was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Grace Hulet, and daughter, Jodi Brown.

Frances M. Devine

Services for Frances Devine, 95, of Livonia were Aug. 6 in Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Farmington with burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit. Officiating was the Rev. Ronald Browne.

Mrs. Devine was born April 11, 1907, in Laurium, Mich., and died Aug. 4, 2002, in Livonia. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her sons, Dr. Robert (Mary Ellen) Devine of Troy and Kenneth (Joyce) Devine; three grandchildren, Dr. Robert Devine, Mark Gedman and Amy Doherty; and six great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Devine was preceded in death by her husband, Philip.

Memorial tributes may be made to Marywood Nursing Home in Livonia.

Arrangements were made by Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, Farmington.

Mamie Lee Huey

Services for Mamie Huey, 76, of Livonia were Aug. 10 in Northridge Baptist Church with burial at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West, Westland.

Mrs. Huey was born May 10, 1926, in Lyles, Tenn., and died Aug. 7, 2002, in Southfield. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Bueford; son, Bueford; daughter, Linda (Thomas) Morrissey; mother, Sadie McFarland; and siblings, James McFarland, Arvel McFarland, Johnny McFarland, Essie and Mary Alice.

Arrangements were made by L.J. Griffin Funeral Home.

Peter T. Demers

Peter Demers, 79, of Redford Township died Aug. 6, 2002.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Barbara; children, Dave (Anne) of Westland, Naomie (Scott) Forney of Southfield, Noel (Kate) of Southfield, Leonard (Patti) of Redford Township, Paul (Jinia) of Farmington Hills, Ruth of Livonia, Denise (Mark) Stein of Bloomfield Hills and Bill of Livonia; 26 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Demers was preceded in death by his son, Glen, and grandaughter, Erin.

Arrangements were made by Duzak Funeral Home in Detroit.

Robert Clark Rathbun

Services for Robert Rathbun, 79, of Livonia were Aug. 10 in Harry J. Will Funeral Home. Officiating was the Rev. Richard Peters.

Mr. Rathbun was born April 21, 1923, in Howell, and died Aug. 7, 2002, in Livonia. He was an engineer. He was a veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Irene; son, Robert (Jane) Rathbun of Livonia; daughter, Cindy Rathbun Wirth; sister, Dr. Marvel Rathbun Kohn; and two grandchildren, Alex Rathbun and Emily Rathbun.

Memorial tributes may be made to American Cancer Society.

Frances Mary Todd

Frances Todd, 90, of Livonia died Aug. 11, 2002, in Livonia. Arrangements were made by Thayer-Rock Funeral Home in Farmington, with burial at Oakwood Cemetery in Lowell, Mich.

Mrs. Todd was born July 12, 1912, in Detroit. She was a former resident of Farmington Hills and South Lyon.

Surviving are her son, Earl (Celia) Todd of Novi; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 

Frank P. Gromek

A funeral Mass for Frank Gromek, 88, of Livonia will be 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, in St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 27201 W. Chicago, east of Inkster Road. 

His body will lie in state from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Visitation is 1-9 p.m. today, Aug. 15, in L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road, Westland. A Scripture service will be 6 p.m. this evening in the funeral home. Burial will be at St. Hedwig Cemetery.

Mr. Gromek was born July 20, 1914, in Detroit, and died Aug. 11, 2002, at his home in Livonia. He was a meter reader for the city of Detroit. He served in World War II 1943-1945.

Surviving are his wife, Mary; four nephews and seven nieces.

Alice V. Matthews

Services for Alice Matthews, 88, of Wayne were Aug. 13 in Vermeulen Funeral Home. Officiating was the Rev. Drex Morton.

Mrs. Matthews was born June 22, 1914, in Buford, Ga., and died Aug. 10, 2002, in Wayne.

She was a homemaker. During World War II she worked in a factory. She also owned a small neighborhood store in Detroit for a time. S 

Mrs. Matthews lived Detroit 50 years and was a Wayne resident 25 years. She enjoyed gardening, reading, working around her home, and arts and crafts.

Surviving are her son, Don (Sharon) Matthews of Westland; daughters, Nancy (Kenneth) Privett of Morrisville, N.C. and Jean Alcala of Livonia; three grandchildren, Donna, Guy and Kathleen; and five great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Matthews was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Matthews.

Lucille Bertha Kalusniak

Services for Lucille Kalusniak, 82, of Ann Arbor were Aug. 10 in Harry J. Will Funeral Home, with burial at Glen Eden Memorial Park in Livonia. Officiating was the Rev. Luther A. Werth.

Mrs. Kalusniak was born Jan. 25, 1920, in Detroit, and died Aug. 7, 2002, in Ann Arbor. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her son, Douglas (Lynn) Kalusniak of St.Peters, Mo., and John (Kay) Kalusniak of Jonesville, Mich.; daughters, Lucille (Donald) Lussenden of Livonia and Sharon (John) Osborne of Dearborn Heights; brothers, George Cooper and Leonard Cooper; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial tributes may be made to Alzheimers Association.

Matthew A. Bruscato

Private services for Matthew A. Bruscato, 22, of Canton were held Tuesday, Aug. 13 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Internment was at St. Hedwig Cemetery.

Matthew was born June 3, 1980 in St. Clair, Mich., and died Aug. 8, 2002 in Canton. He was a student.

Matthew was the beloved son of Anthony and Sharon; grandson of Angela and the late Anthony Bruscato, Lottie Depugh, and William and Kayti Depugh; brother of Sarah and Andrew; and uncle of Charlotte.

Arrangements made by L.J. Griffin Funeral Home-Canton Chapel.


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