Archive for October, 2012

Loretta Bontumasi

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Loretta age 87 passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family.  Daughter of the late Felix Sr. & Helen (Lewandowski) Sinicki, she was born December 21, 1924 inBay City.  She married William “Bill” BontumasiSeptember 25, 1954in St. Hyacinth Church.  He predeceased herOctober 8, 1996.  Loretta worked at Sears for over 40 years before retiring.  She was a member of St. Hyacinth Church, Rosary/Altar Society, Felician Sister’s Auxiliary and the K of C St. Stephen Council #4102 Ladies Auxiliary.  Loretta truly loved spending time with her family, polka dancing and playing cards.

 

Surviving are four children: Frank Bontumasi, Michael (Nancy) Bontumasi, Barbara Ann (James) Velasquez, Annette Bontumasi, five grandchildren: Michael Scott and Nicholas (Taylor) Bontumasi, Kristina Velasquez (Zac Scheel), James Michael and Katy Velasquez, one great-granddaughter: Ava Marie and one due in April.  Also surviving is one sister: Edith Rogiers, a sister-in-law: Lorna Sinicki and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a brother: Felix “Smokey” Sinicki, Jr.

 

Funeral Mass will be celebratedSaturday November 3, 2012at10:00 a.m.from St. Hyacinth Church.  Rev. Fr. Edward J. Konieczka will officiate with burial inSt.PatrickCemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Friday from2 – 8 p.m.and at the church on Saturday after9:00 a.m.  Members of St. Hyacinth Rosary/Altar Society and the Felician Sister’s Auxiliary will pray the rosary at 2:00 p.m. Friday followed by a parish vigil service for Loretta at7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Hyacinth Church or McLaren Bay Regional – Hospice.

Cheryl A. Quinnan

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Cheryl passed away Saturday October 27, 2012 at McLaren Bay Region age 57. She was born January 31, 1955 in Bay City. Cheryl had worked at the Carriage House for several years. She was a member of the FOE Aries#1010 Ladies Auxiliary and the Women of the Moose Lodge Bay City Chapter. Cheryl enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, listening to music, singing and cooking. She also helped with Toys for Tots and Boots for Kids.

Surviving are two children: Jennifer Heading, David (Colleen) Quinnan, five grandchildren: Eileen Ownsby, Cheyenne Heading, Jadon Monroe, Abbigale Quinnan and Brendon Heading. Also surviving is her mother: Elizabeth (Anderson) Barney, three brothers and two sisters: Eldon (Deb) Barney, Edward (Jackie) Barney, Karol (Robert) Rase, Kathleen Robinson, Matthew Wolicki, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a special friend: Shirley Hare. She was predeceased by her father: Donald Barney.

Funeral service will take place Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. from the Ambrose Funeral Home. Nancy Rivet will officiate. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 – 8 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.
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Evelyn A. Suchodolski (Magryta, Maciag)

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Essexville, Michigan

Our loving mother, grandmother and sister passed away Thursday, October 25, 2012 at McLaren Bay Region, age 88. The daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Lobodzinski) Magryta, she was born October 16, 1924 in Bay City and has lived in the area all her life. Evelyn married John Maciag in 1946; he predeceased her on January 17, 1982. She later married Paul Suchodolski and he predeceased her on September 20, 1998. Many years ago she instructed porcelain and ceramic classes at her studio. Evelyn was a caregiver for many years and the cook at St.
Stanislaus Convent. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Felician
Sisters Auxiliary, League of Catholic Men & Women and the Rosary/Altar Sodality
Group #15.
Surviving are four children: James (Kathy) Maciag, Alan (Carol) Maciag,
Janice Donley and Mark Maciag, seven grandchildren: Michelle (Michael) Thurlow, Jennifer Maciag, Matthew (Cindy)Maciag, Jonathan (Kelli) Maciag, Elizabeth (Bradley) Maddalena, Dustin (Valery) Osbourn and Meagan Donley, six great grandchildren, four step-children: Tom (Sue) Suchodolski, Paula Mazzara, Paulette (Mike) Hallada and Mike (Ann) Suchodolski, seven step-grandchildren: Abby (Craig) Leinbach, Amanda (Gerald) Carmien, Ashley Suchodolski, Chad Mazzara, Jennesa Hallada, Brandon Suchodolski and Sara Suchodolski, seven step-great grandchildren, two sisters, Bernice Kopec and Angeline (Joseph) Kravat and one brother, Joseph (Irene) Magryta. Evelyn was predeceased by four sisters: Anna Klass, Clara Magryta, Virginia Matuszewski, and Marie Leppek, two brothers: Eugene and Edward Magryta and two step-great grandchildren, Ryan and Nadia Leinbach.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:00am at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Fr. Rick Filary will celebrate Mass and private inurnment will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Friends may call at the church only on Wednesday from 9:00am until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes” or McLaren Bay Region Foundation.

Edith Simon

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Tawas City, Michigan

Edith passed away Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Tawas Village, age 96. She was born May 4, 1916 in Bay City to the late Theodore and Josephine (Banaszak) Stasinski. She married Anthony Simon on October 21, 1940; he predeceased her in 1991. Edith was devoted to her catholic faith, prayed the Rosary often and attended Mass at Tawas Village every week. She enjoyed beautifying her yard with flowers and working in her garden.
Surviving is her daughter, Dianne M. (Don) Sutton, two grandchildren, Kimberly (Juan) Gentile-Vazquez and Dave Straub, one brother, Brother Gregory Stasinski, one sister in-law, Margie Stasinski, many nieces and nephews. Edith was predeceased by eight brothers and sisters: Edward, Margaret, Robert, Arthur, Romaine, Esther and Leonard.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, October 26, 2012 at 10:00am at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Fr. Rick Filary will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Friday after 9:00am. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Hospice Advantage of West Branch, 3217 W. M-55, West Branch, Michigan 48661.

Dorothy L. Dull (Phillips)

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Bay City, Michigan

Dorothy went home to be with her Lord Saturday, October 20, 2012 with her family by her side, age 90. She was born October 28, 1921 in Mt. Morris, MI to the late Frank and Mary J. (Piotrowski) Stark. Dorothy married Milton L. Phillips on June 6, 1942 in Las Vegas, Nevada where he was stationed in the US Army; he predeceased her on April 7, 1976. She later married Lewis Clayton Dull on September 8, 1978; he predeceased her on May 24, 2002. Dorothy graduated from the Bay City School of Cosmetology in 1941 and operated Dorothy’s Beauty Shop at her home. She was a member of St. Mary’s of the Assumption Parish and St. Mary’s Altar Society. Dorothy was a charter member of Catholics United for the Faith, the Eucharistic Chapel at St. Joseph Church, the Daughters of Isabella and Right to Life.
Surviving is one daughter, Kayleen Phillips, five grandchildren: Brandie (Dave) Weiler, Jasen Lumsden, Andrew (Danielle) Lumsden, Geromy Lumsden and Daniel Glenn Madigan all of Bay City, ten great grandchildren: Nikolas, Braden, Aaliyah, Adam, Lucas, Kiley, Ashlynn, Jazmyn, Max and Kaitlynn, three step-sons: George (Terri) Dull, Indiana, David (Sally) Dull, Oregon, and Thomas (Nahid) Dull, California, one step-daughter, Linda DeLorme, Florida, three sisters: Helen Neimiec, Ann (Gerald) Wrzesinski and Rita Gray all of Auburn, one brother, Norbert (Judy) Stark, Linwood, many nieces, nephews, dear friends and her puppies, Bruiser and Sasha. Dorothy was predeceased by one brother, Victor (Helen) Stark, and two brother in-laws: Joseph Niemic and Robert Gray.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 11:00am at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church. Fr. Craig Albrecht will celebrate Mass and private interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Wednesday after 10:00am. A Parish Vigil Service for Dorothy will be held Tuesday at 6:00pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”
Dorothy’s daughter and family would like to express their sincere thanks to the amazing staff of Southern Care Hospice, most especially, Joseph, Randy, Bridgette, Jessica and Teresa for their tender hearts and gentle hands caring for our mom and grandmother.

Mary C. Danak

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Bay City, Michigan

Our Sister Mary after a lingering illness passed into the hands of God whom she loved very much on Friday October 19, 2012 age 89 years. Daughter of the late Frank T. & Mary (Komoshinska) Danak she was born November 6, 1922 in Bay City. She spent many years in the Convent as a Sister. Mary was a member of the Franciscan Third Order and the Legion of Mary. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Rosary/Altar Sodality Group # 24. Mary would distribute communion to the homebound.
Surviving is a brother: Frank Danak, a sister: Agnes Zalucha and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister in-law: Dorothy Danak and a brother in-law: John Zalucha.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday October 22, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Fr. Rick Filary will officiate with private burial in St. Anne Cemetery of Linwood. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 1 – 5 p.m. and at the church on Monday after 9:00 a.m. Members of St. Stanislaus Rosary/Alter Sodality and the Senior Citizens will pray the rosary at 2:00 p.m. Sunday followed by a parish vigil service for Mary at 4:00 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Stanislaus Church or a charity of donor’s choice.