Death Notices

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.

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.
Msgr. James Robinson SSE »
Died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015
Visitation will take place on Friday, January 16 at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 9844 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, beginning at 12 p.m., with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m.

Monsignor Robinson will lie in repose on Saturday, January 17 from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will take place at a later date in Selma, Alabama with the Society of St. Edmund religious community. 
Fr. Ronald Milligan »
Died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014
Visitation will take place at St. Ephrem Parish Church, 38900 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, on Sunday, January 4,  from 3-8 p.m.; and Monday, January 5, from 2-8 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m.
 
Father Milligan will lie in repose on Tuesday, January 6, at St. Ephrem Parish Church from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. 

Fr. Ronald Alder »
Died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
Visitation will take place at Weise Funeral Home, 7210 Park Avenue, Allen Park (313-382-1150) on Sunday, December 28 from 1 - 9 p.m with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m.
 
The funeral Mass will take place at  St. Frances Cabrini Parish Church, 9000 Laurence, Allen Park  at 11 a.m.  There will be no visitation prior to the Mass.

Fr. Jerome Singer »
Died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Visitation will take place at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Park (313-881-8500) on Monday, November 24 from 1 - 8 p.m with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m.
 
Father Singer will lie in repose on Tuesday, November 25 at Nativity of Our Lord Parish Church, 5900 McClellan, Detroit from 12 p.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 6 p.m.