Death Notices

Mgsr. 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.

Msgr. Russell Kohler »
Died Friday, Mar. 25, 2016

Visitation will take place at Rupp Funeral Home, 2345 South Custer Road, Monroe on Wednesday, March 30 from 2- 8 p.m. Visitation will continue at Ste. Anne de Detroit Parish, 1000 Sainte Anne, Detroit on Thursday, March 31 from 2 p.m. until the celebration of Mass at 6:30 p.m.

Visitation will conclude on Friday, April 1 at Most Holy Trinity Parish, 1050 Porter Street, Detroit from 2 p.m. until the celebration of the funeral Mass at 6:30 p.m.

Fr. James H. Flanagan »
Died Thursday, Mar. 24, 2016
Our brother and fellow priest, Father James H. Flanagan, founder of the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT), passed on from this life on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the age of 91.
Fr. George Rutkowski »
Died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016
Our brother and fellow priest, Father George Rutkowski, passed on from this life on February 27, 2016 at the age of 81.
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 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 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.