Died: Thursday, September 27, 2012
FELLMY, Amanda D.; of Clarkston; September 27th, 2012; age 31; mother of Matthew and Dacoda Hayward; Fiance of Matthew Hayward; daughter of David (Debra Godfrey) Fellmy and Margaret (Bruce) Thomas; Sister of Sherry Adas, Tabatha Willis, David Fellmy Jr. and Jake Thomas; Aunt of Lorelai Willis, Aaron Adas, Lucas Sontag and Nicholas Willis; Amanda was a former employee of Wright and Filippis. Memorial service Tuesday 12:30 p.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit 11:30 a.m. until time of service. Any donations to the family will be used for the future education of her children. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
Died: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Robert Ward of Ortonville
Robert was born March 19, 1946 in Seary, Arkansas to the late John and Ruby Ward (nee: Ritchson). He is survived by his siblings, John (Connie) Ward, Barbara (James) Blanchard and Diana (James) Elliott; beloved Goddaughter, Kelly Elliot and her loving daughter, Maranda; he is also survived by many nieces and nephews and former wife, Josephine Walters. Robert retired from General Motors. He was a volunteer firefighter, loved to watch hockey and a huge car racing fan. He will be dearly missed by his loving family. A Celebration of Life service is planned for 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 1 at Coats Village Funeral Home, Ortonville. Jeffrey Wright will officiate. Final resting place will be in Meadowview Memorial Gardens, Davison. Family will receive friends at 11a.m. til the time of the service. To send a private condolence to the family go to
Died: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
WOOLEY, LUCILLE MARIE of Davisburg, September 26, 2012; age 89. Preceded in death by her husband Herbert “Red”. Loving mother of Theresa (late Thomas) Jackman, James Wooley and Robert (Sue) Wooley. Cherished Grandmother of Daniel (Tammy), Gary, Kathleen, Andrew, Jamie (Tim) and Joseph; great grandmother of Brooke, Trenton, Landon, and Charlotte. Dear sister of Shirley (Joseph) Tersigni. Special Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Lucille was a member of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Nomads and P.B.X. Club. Lucille was an avid china painter and artist. Rosary Service Friday 7 pm at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Friday 4-9. Funeral Mass Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 11 am at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church (In state at 10:30 am) Rite of Committal All Saints Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
Died: Tuesday, September 25, 2012
BROEGMAN, RICHARD A. “DICK” of Lancaster, PA formerly of Birmingham, MI; September 25, 2012; age 68. Preceded in death by his wife Mary Jane. Loving father of Patti (Bill) Picciani and Rick Broegman. Papa of Katie, Mandy, Nick and Lexi. Brother of Beverly Broadstone, Nancy Caston, John R. Broegman, Carolyn Oen, and Susie Roberts. Funeral Service Monday 12:30 pm at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Monday 11:30 am until time of the service. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for the Future Education of Richard’s grandchildren. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
Died: Monday, September 24, 2012
Cletus Junior Board died Sept. 24.
He was 86.
Cletus was born in Fisk, Missouri on Sept. 7, 1926 to Lizzie Trammel and Curt Board. He was raised by his mom and stepfather, Johnnie Stanfill, a cotton farmer.
Cletus served in the 795th Military Police Battalion (U.S. Army), as a truck driver under General Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines Islands in World War II. After his discharge on Nov. 28, 1946 he moved to Ortonville to work at the Yellow Bus & Coach Co. (GMC Truck Plant) in Pontiac. He started courting his wartime pen pal and soon-to-be wife, Mary Jane Ellman.
Cletus worked for GM all his life, retiring from the Pontiac Motor Division after 44 years of service. He enjoyed being a gentleman farmer and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his brother, Charles Stanfill of Tyler, Texas; sons, Roger Dale (Jean) of Cass City and David Lee of Ortonville; grandson, Aaron C. (Holly) of Sarasota, Fla.; granddaughters, Tara Faye (Denny) Haley and Amanda Faith Board, both of Caro; and four great-grandchildren, Alexis, Riley, Lilah and Madison. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Mary Jane, who died Sept. 17, 2008.
A funeral service was held Sept. 27 at Coats Village Funeral Home, Ortonville. Pastor Todd Kelly of Christ Lutheran Church officiated. Interment at Ortonville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church in Hadley. To send a private condolence to the family select guestbook at www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.
Died: Friday, September 21, 2012
Died: Friday, September 21, 2012
Patricia (Hayes) Chapman passed on September 21,2012 at age of 79 due to long term illness. She is survived by her 5 Children; Michael Eller (Robin), Toni (Hayes) Streit (Ed deceased), Winona Hayes, Toro Hayes (Laurie), Navaro Hayes (Tonia) Also survived by her brother Jack Munsell (Vernell, deceased) in Alger, MI. She was the very proud grandmother to her 17 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her husband; married to Tony Hayes for 25 years who passed away in 1977 and later married to Ray Chapman for 25 years who passed away in 2004.
While her children were young, Patricia was very active in Girl Scouts, loved craft shows, traveling, and most of all enjoyed being with her family and friends. She later was a waitress and manager of the Oxford Nugget for 7 years.
She traveled with Ray camping, and learned to fish. They were apartment/condo and storage managers for 15 years located in northern and southeast Michigan. There was no visitation.
Her final resting place will be Oxford Township Cemetery, Oxford, Michigan, and the Great Lakes National Cemetery located in Holly, Michigan.
Died: Thursday, September 20, 2012
Richard (Dick) G. Sullivan, 67, of Lake Orion passed on September 20.
He was the dear husband and best friend of Marjorie Johnston-Sullivan (nee Watts). Predeceased by his first wife, Beverly, and his parents Bette and Don Sullivan; devoted father of Colleen Sullivan Leh (Tim) of Lake Orion, Carrie (Rich) Cadicamo of South Lyon, stepfather of Jennifer (Mike) Sullivan of Palm Bay, Florida; beloved grandpa of Kaylee Sullivan, Alex Leh, Elizabeth, Abby, and Josie Cadicamo; also survived by his brothers Tom (Linda) of Grosse Pointe, Steffan of New Hampshire and Dean (Susan) of Texas; stepfather, Dr. Donald Otto, of Arizona; aunt Annie Thatcher of Ferndale; uncle Larry Sullivan of Kentucky; three nieces, and two great-nephews; brother-in law-of Robert ( Judy) Watts of Texas, David (Betty)Watts of Tennessee, Mary (the late Jack) Elmer of Livonia, and many cousins and numerous friends.
Dick grew up in Grosse Pointe and graduated from Grosse Point High School in 1963. He was a proud graduate of The University of Michigan (Go Blue) School of Engineering, class of 1967.
Dick was a life member of the Lake Orion Jaycees and the Michigan Jaycee Senate. He belonged to SAE, was a long time member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lake Orion, and a board member and office helper with Love in the Name of Christ. He retired from Infineon Semiconductors (Livonia) in 2007, after working at several companies in the area as an electrical Engineer. Dick was especially proud of his United States Patent regarding circuiting, overcurrent and electrical load issued in 1999.
He built and loved his dune buggy made from a 1964 Volkswagen. This “Toy” brought a smile to his face by just riding in it. He especially like to drive his buggy to breakfast at CJ’s on Thursday mornings to meet up with the ROMEOS (retired Orion men eating out). Dick looked forward to his annual retreat at Manresa, his yearly trek to Nashville for barbeque ribs at his brother-in-law’s, and his fall trip to New Hampshire with his brother. Dick will be remembered for his zest for life, the smile on his face, his computer help, and his many friendships.
Funeral services will be held Monday, September 24 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 715 N. Lapeer Rd., Lake Orion. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home in Lake Orion. Memorials can be made to Love in the Name of Christ, P.O. Box 104, Lake Orion, MI 48361. Reflections may be shared by visiting sparksgriffin.com.
Died: Tuesday, September 18, 2012
MARRACCINI, JR. BRUNO of Clarkston; September 18, 2012; age 73. Husband of Donna. Father of Jeff Marraccini. Brother of Freda (Clint) Rutherford of PA. Son in law of Donald E. and the late Dorothy M. McCall. Uncle of Leslie (Robert) Weinstein of PA and Bruce (Nancy) Rutherford of OH. Great Uncle of Rachel and Sara Rutherford of OH. Bruno was a member of St. Daniel Catholic Church where he had many friends. He enjoyed volunteering with the Knights of Columbus and going to the Independence Township Senior Center. Bruno loved to golf and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Private family services entrusted to the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. Memorials may be made to the Michigan Multiple Sclerosis Society. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
Died: Monday, September 17, 2012
TRAYNOR, WILLIAM FRANCIS “Big Bill”, of Clarkston; Bill was an only child born in Detroit on June 5, 1933 and passed away September 17, 2012; age 79; Loving husband of Pat for 55 years; beloved father of Terence (Darlene), Christine Sasser, John (Tracy), Lisa (Jay) Durham, Rebekka Traynor and the late Deborah Tincher; proud grandfather of Sabrina, Candice, Tiffani, Ryan, Alex, Cody, Kaitlynn, Hannah, Lexie, Isabella and Ryker; great grandfather of Madison, Savannah and Mason. He was President and CEO of SLC Meter Service. He loved Lincoln Town Cars, boats, U of M, sports, and peanut butter sandwiches. He loved and lived life to the fullest. Funeral Service Friday 12:30 pm at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston, where friends may visit Wednesday 6-9 p.m. and Thursday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Private Interment Oakview Cemetery, Royal Oak. Memorials may be made to the Lions Club. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com