Death Notices

Rev George Rutkowski »
Died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016
Visitation will take place at Wasik Funeral Home, 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover), Warren on Wednesday, March 2 from 2 - 9 p.m., with a Rosary at 7 p.m.

Father Rutkowski will lie in repose on Thursday, March 3, at St. Faustina Parish, 14025 Twelve Mile Road, Warren, from 9:30 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Rev Edward Konopka »
Died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016
Father Konopka will lie in repose on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 1401 Coral Ridge Drive, Coral Springs, Florida, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m., followed by the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Interment will be at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery in North Lauderdale, Florida.

Rev John Canavan »
Died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Visitation will take place at St. Constance Parish, 21555 Kinyon Street, Taylor, on Friday, January 22 from 2 - 9 p.m. A Rosary will be said at 7 p.m., and a Scripture service will follow.

Father Canavan will lie in repose on Saturday, January 23 at St. Constance Parish from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Msgr Edward Baldwin »
Died Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Visitation will take place at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 23815 Power, Farmington on Tuesday, January 12, from 2-8pm with a Scripture Service at 7pm. 

Monsignor Baldwin will lie in repose on Wednesday, January 13 from 10am until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11am.  Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Fr. Kenneth John Decker, C.S.B. »
Died Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
Our brother and fellow priest, Father Kenneth John Decker, C.S.B., passed on from this life on Monday, November 30, 2015, at the age of 77.

Fr. Loren ODea »
Died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

We have received word of the death of Father Loren O'Dea, who passed on from this life on October 14, 2015, at the age of 87.

The O’Dea family will receive guests at the Heeney-Sunquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Road in Farmington on Sunday, October 18 from 2-7 p.m., with scriptures at 4 p.m.

Father Loren's Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, October 19 at 11 a.m.. He will lie in repose at 10 a.m. at St. Damien of Molokai Parish (St. Michael Church), 120 Lewis Street in Pontiac. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Pontiac.

Fr Donald Dacey »
Died Thursday, Jun. 25, 2015
Visitation will take place at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward Avenue (between 13-14 Mile), Royal Oak on Sunday, June 28 from 3-8 p.m.
 
Father Dacey will lie in repose on Monday, June 29, at St. Regis Parish Church, 3695 Lincoln, Bloomfield Hills from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Fr. Erwin Bauer »
Died Sunday, Apr. 19, 2015
Visitation will take place at Holy Family Parish Church (former St. Philip Neri Parish Church site), 9735 Dolan, Columbus, Michigan on Wednesday, April 22 from 3-8 p.m.
 
Father Bauer will lie in repose on Thursday, April 23, at Holy Family Parish Church (St. Philip Neri Parish Church site), from 11 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 12 p.m.  Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Fr. Lawrence Kelleher »
Died Sunday, Mar. 1, 2015

We have been notified by the Diocese of Gaylord of the death of Father Lawrence Kelleher on March 1, 2015. He was 92 years old.

Father Kelleher was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Gaylord on June 11, 1993. After his retirement, Fr. Ke

Fr. Frank Pollie Death Notice »
Died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Visitation will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at St. Irenaeus Church, 771 Old Perch Rd. Rochester Hills, MI  48309 beginning at 1p.m.  A Scripture Service will commence at 7p.m.
           
Father Pollie will lie in repose on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at St. Irenaeus Church from 9 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.