Death Notices

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.
Fr. James E. Von Tobel »
Died Friday, Sep. 23, 2016

While the Funeral Mass is occurring at Gesu Church in University Heights, Ohio, a wake service will take place at Colombiere Center in Clarkston. A burial service will immediately follow the Memorial Mass at Colombiere Center.

Fr. Robert Wurm »
Died Monday, Jul. 25, 2016
Our brother and fellow priest, Father Robert Wurm, passed on from this life on July 25, 2016 at the age of 82.

Father Wurm was born on April 28, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 4, 1960.
Msgr. George Browne »
Died Friday, Jul. 15, 2016

Visitation will take place at Our Lady on the River Parish, 610 South Water Street, Marine City on Wednesday, July 20, from 12 – 7 pm. There will be a Rosary at 12 pm and a wake service at 7 pm.

Visitation will continue on Thursday, July 21 from 10 am until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 12 pm. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Marine City.