Archive for the ‘Ambrose Obituaries’ Category

Joseph M. Marchlewicz

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

 

     Joseph passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region, age 61.  He was born November 22, 1952 in Bay City to the late Harry and Eleanore (Bladecki) Marchlewicz. 

     Surviving is a daughter, Valerie (Scott) Harris, two grandchildren, Olivia and Spencer Harris, one brother, Timothy Marchlewicz, one sister, Judy (fiancé, Lee Gifford) Migut, many nieces and nephews.  Joseph was predeceased by a sister in-law, Mary Marchlewicz and a brother in-law, Bill Migut.

     The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, November 3, 2014 at 11:00am at All Saints Parish-St. James Church. Private interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Monday after 10:00am.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are strongly encouraged to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Molly L. Nuenke

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

nuenke-photo croppedMolly L. Nuenke age 56 our beloved Daughter, Sister and Aunt was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the Cartwright Hospice Residence.  She was born January 12, 1958 in Bay City.  Molly worked at Heslop’s for over 25 years.  She enjoyed listening to music, taking trips up north, watching sports and creating beautiful pictures with her camera.  Molly truly loved to spend time with her nieces and nephews.

 

Surviving is her mother, Gloria (Reynolds) Nuenke, one sister and two brothers; Susan (Bill) King, Mark (Annette) Nuenke, Keith Nuenke & special friend Lynn Ankoviak.  Also surviving are her nieces and nephews; Katie & Kellen King, Jonathon, Jordan, Ryan Nuenke and her special dog companion, Annie.  She was predeceased by her father, Louis Nuenke.

 

Funeral Service will take place Friday, October 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Pastor Kevin Jones will officiate with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 – 8 p.m. and on Friday after 10:00 a.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

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David Kozakiewicz “Kozak”

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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David passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at his residence, age 52.  The son of Bernie A. and Jane G. (McCure) Kozakiewicz he was born January 3, 1962 in Bay City and has lived here all his life.  David graduated from Bay City Central High School in1980 and then attended Ferris State University.  He was a licensed plumbing and heating contractor with various companies in the area and was currently employed with Monitor/Michigan Sugar.  David enjoyed cooking, BBQ, hunting, fishing, gardening and canning tomatoes.

Surviving are his parents, Bernie and Jane Kozakiewicz, one sister, Karen Kozak, two brothers, Patrick and Daniel (Sarah) Kozakiewicz, six nieces and nephews: Nathan and Nicole Caspers, Emily, Michael, Monica and Eric Kozakiewicz.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church.  Fr. Jerzy Dobosz will celebrate Mass.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Friday from 3:00 to 7:00pm and at church on Saturday after 9:00am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to a charity of donor’s choice.

Michael W. English

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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Michael W. English passed away at home on Friday, October 17, 2014, age 65.  He was born to the late Fred & Mary Ann (Gallagher) English on February 9, 1949 in Bay City, MI.   Mike graduated from Bay City Central High School in 1967.  After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard where he was stationed at Belle Isle in Detroit, then on to Alaska.  Mike often spoke fondly of his adventurous childhood growing up in Bay City and Farwell.  He enjoyed playing cards with his family, trying his luck at the casinos and enjoying the company of his two cats Chocolate & Casey. Mike retired in 2014 from Dow Corning where he worked as a computer technician.

He leaves behind a brother Jim (fiance Sandi) English; three nephews:  Dr. Jason English & Gen Morley,  Chad (Christy) English, Brad (Jill) English; three great-nephews: Shawn, Carter & Austin and one great-niece Sarah; his Aunt Jo and Uncle Al Whitney, Uncle Russ Gallagher; and his cousins Robert Whitney, Randi (Wally) Phillips, Dr. Robin Whitney, Sherry (Mike) Stater, Rick Gallagher.  Also leaves behind his extended family: Norma English, Todd (Linda) English & Jeff (Donna) English and good friends Kathy English and Craig.  Mike was predeceased by his maternal grandparents: James & Helen (Russell) Gallagher.

Cremation has taken place.  A private service will take place with family at a later date.

Mary S. Napieralski

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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     Mary passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at Smith Street Assisted Living, age 76.  She was born April 10, 1938 in Pinconning to the late Edward and Stella (Sowa) Maida.  Mary married Richard Napieralski on July 12, 1957 and he predeceased her on April 20, 1981.  She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church and the Daughters of Isabella.  Mary enjoyed working in her flowers, gardening, bingo and dancing. 

     Surviving are three children: Debra (Al) Volders, Thomas (friend, Molly) Napieralski and John (Christy) Napieralski, three grandchildren: Cameron (friend, Nichole Swope) Volders, Sierra and Alexa Napieralski, four brothers: Bernard (Janet), Raymond (Mary Ann), Thomas (Ashley) and Paul (Carol) Maida, one sister, Dorothy (Donald) Callender, numerous nieces and nephews.  Mary was predeceased by a grandson, Brandon Volders, her father and mother in-law, Edward and Marie Napieralski and two brother in-laws, Robert and Ronald Napieralski.

     The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11:00am at the Ambrose Funeral home.  Fr. Jerzy Dobosz will officiate and interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and Tuesday after 10:00am.

     The Volders and Napieralski families would like to thank Michelle, Larry, Kendra and Brittany at Smith Street Assisted Living for their kind, compassionate and loving care they gave Mary.

Evelyn M. LaFond

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

LaFondphoto030Evelyn M. LaFond, our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 13, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 90.  She was born May 15, 1924 in Bay City to the late Stanley and Frances (Jarczynski) Rytlewski.  She married Clarence C. “Harry” LaFond, November 13, 1948 in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.  He predeceased her February 18, 2005.  Evelyn worked at Briggs in Detroit during WWII and later worked at Prestolite for many years before retiring.  Evelyn was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church and the League of Catholic Women & Men.  She truly enjoyed crocheting, needlepoint, making ceramics and cooking.

 

Surviving are two children; Alan LaFond, Janet (Alan) Pfund, six grandchildren;  Melissa LaFond, Maggie (Eric) Potter, Amber (Brandon) Sorenson, Tracey (Kelly) Larges, Holly (Ken) Jezowski, Angela (Todd) Schalk.  Fifteen great-grandchildren; Kelsie, Dustin, Becca, Kennedy, MacKenzie, Collin, Owen, Emma, Kenlee, Gracie, Baleigh, Hannah, Peyton, Caden and Riley.  Also surviving are five sisters and a brother; Rose Pauwels, Helen Balderama, Mary Ann Baumer, Arlene (Ed) Grusczynski, Margie Jaynes, Joseph (Beverly) Rytlewski and many nieces and nephews.

 

The family would like to thank Home & Hospice Advantage and especially Marina, Dorothy and Michelle for the wonderful and compassionate care given to Evelyn along with the care of a very special friend, Cheryl Pauwels.

 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, October 17, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. from Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.  Fr. Jerzy Dobosz will officiate with burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends may call the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 2- 8:00 P.M. and at the church on Friday after 9:00 A.M.  Members of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish will pray the rosary at 2:00 P.M. Thursday followed by a Parish Vigil Service for Evelyn at 7:00 P.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.

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