Death Notices

Monsignor Robert Humitz »
Died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

Monsignor Robert Steven Humitz passed from this life on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the age of 85.

Monsignor Humitz was born March 29, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 4, 1960.

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Monsignor Ricardo Bass »
Died Sunday, Jul. 21, 2019

Monsignor Ricardo Erwin Bass, passed from this life on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at the age of 72.

Monsignor Bass was born June 21, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 15, 1974. 

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Reverend Bernard Pilarski »
Died Saturday, May. 4, 2019
Father Bernard L. Pilarski, passed from this life on May 4, 2019 at the age of 86.
 
Father Pilarski was born August 13, 1932 in Naklo Slaskie, Poland, and ordained a priest on June 24, 1956 at the Cathedral
Father Eugene Strain »
Died Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019
Father Eugene Roy Strain, passed on from this life on March 23, 2019 at the age of 92.
 
Father Strain was born February 24, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 6, 1953. 
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Deacon William Schmitz »
Died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
Deacon William Schmitz, passed on from this life on October 16, 2018 at the age of 66.

Deacon Douglas Jackson Jr »
Died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018
Deacon Douglas Jackson, Jr. passed on from this life on August 18, 2018 at the age of 76.
Father Sigismund Kowalczyk »
Died Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Father Sigismund Kowalczyk, passed on from this life on April 19, 2018 at the age of 88.
Father Richard Schmidberger »
Died Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018
Father Richard Schmidberger, passed on from this life on April 17, 2018 at the age of 87.
Father George Askar »
Died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Father George Askar passed from this life on February 27, 2018.  He was 84 years old.

A priest of the Diocese of Lafayette, Indiana, Father Askar was ordained on May 20, 1967. After his retirement in 2008, he was granted faculties in the Archd
Father John Blaska »
Died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018
Father John Blaska passed on from this life on February 26, 2018 at the age of 91.