Our brother and fellow priest, Father Leo Lulko, passed on from this life on May 26, 2013 at the age of 73.
Father Lulko was born on March 5, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 5, 1965.
Father Lulko’s many assignments included serving as associate pastor at St. Florian Parish, Hamtramck; Transfiguration Parish, Detroit and SS. Peter and Paul Parish, Detroit. In addition, Father Lulko served as pastor at Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Detroit and Holy Spirit Parish, Highland.
Visitation will take place at Holy Spirit Parish Church, 3700 Harvey Lake Road, Highland on Wednesday, May 29 from 1-8 p.m. with a vigil service at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, May 30 from 1-8 p.m. with a vigil service at 7:30 p.m.
Father Lulko will lie in repose on Friday, May 31 at Holy Spirit Parish Church, from 9 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment at Highland Cemetery, Highland Township (located just north of M-59 and Milford Road intersection).
Father Lulko was predeceased by his parents Leo and Mary and brother Richard. He is survived by his sister Barbara (David) VanHellemont and many nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Barbara VanHellemont, 7330 Westcott Terrace, Charlotte, NC 28270.