Death Notices

Fr. Edward Scheuerman »
Died Friday, Mar. 17, 2017
Our brother and fellow priest, Father Edward Scheuerman, passed on from this life on March 17, 2017 at the age of 91.

Father Scheuerman was born on May 23, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detro
Fr. Daniel Murphy »
Died Saturday, Mar. 11, 2017

Visitation will take place at O'Brien-Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Avenue, Novi on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 3-8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday, March 17 at St. Regis Parish, 3695 Lincoln Road, Bloomfield Hills from 3-9 p.m. with a Scripture service at 7 p.m.

Father Murphy will lie in repose on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at St. Regis Parish, 3695 Lincoln Road, Bloomfield Hills, from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to Father Murphy's niece, Kathleen Murphy Schwab, c/o St. Regis Parish, 3695 Lincoln Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301.

Fr. Gerald Thaar, osc »
Died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017

We have received notification that our brother and fellow priest, Father Gerald (Jerry) Thaar, osc, entered eternal life on February 18, 2017 at the age of 79.

A native of Detroit, and a member of the Crosier order for almost 60 years, Father Th

Fr. Fabian Slominski »
Died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Visitation will take place at Wysocki Funeral Home, 29440 Ryan Road, Warren on Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 12:00 - 7:00 pm. There will be a Rosary at 6 pm.

Father Slominski will lie in repose on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Our Lady of Grace (formerly St. Cletus) Parish, 26256 Ryan Road, Warren from 10:00 am until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Fr. Addison Wright, PSS »
Died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Our brother and fellow priest, Father Addison Wright, PSS, passed on from this life on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the age of 84.

Father Wright was ordained for the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut on May 25, 1957. He was admitted to the Society of St. Sulpice in 1960. His assignments included serving as rector of St. John's Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan from 1968 - 1971, and on the faculty of St. Mary's Seminary & University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Fr. Boleslaus Krol »
Died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017
Father Krol served as pastor at St. Louis the King Parish, Detroit; St. Bartholomew Parish, Detroit; and St. Hyacinth Parish, Detroit. He also served as associate pastor at St. Florian Parish Hamtramck and St. Colette Parish, Livonia, and as chaplain at Henry Ford Hospital.
Deacon Alex Jones »
Died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

Our brother, Deacon Alex Jones, Jr., passed on from this life on January 14, 2017 at the age of 75.

Deacon Jones was born on September 19, 1941 and ordained a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Detroit on October 1, 2005. He served at

Rev Stanislaw Drzal SChr »
Died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

Our brother and fellow pirest, Father Stanislaw Drzal, SChr, passed on from this life on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the age of 76.

Father Drzal was ordained a priest of the Society of Christ on May 24, 1969 in Poland. He has been in residen

Reverend James Profota »
Died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016

Fr. James Profota passed from this life on December 11, 2016 at the age of 71.

Msgr. Thomas Villerot »
Died Monday, Dec. 5, 2016
Our brother and fellow priest, Monsignor Thomas Villerot, passed on from this life on December 5, 2016 at the age of 99.

Monsignor Villerot was born July 1, 1917 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on May 29, 1943.