Archive for the ‘Ambrose Obituaries’ Category

Richard F. Skornia

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

 

     Richard passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at his home, age 86.  He was born August 25, 1927 in Bay City to the late Anthony and Gladys Lottie (Jarkewski) Skornia.

     Surviving is his brother, Fr. Ben Skornia, one sister in-law, Dorothy Skornia and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by four brothers: Fr. Leo, Albin (Florence), Edwin and Henry (Jeanette) Skornia.

     The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 14, 2014 at 11:00am at St. Hyacinth Church.  Fr. Jerzy Dobosz will celebrate Mass and inurnment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends and family will gather at the church only on Monday from 10:00am until the time of Mass.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Hyacinth Church.

James R. Burzynski

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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     Mr. Burzynski passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Bay Medical Care Facility, age 73.  He was born December 20, 1940 in Bay City to the late Conrad and Leona (Gornowicz) Burzynski.  Jim married Joan M. LaBelle and she survives him.  He retired from Steering Gear in Saginaw after 36 years of dedicated service.  He was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, the Men’s Choir, League of Catholic Men and Women and UAW.  Jim loved his family dearly and enjoyed spending time with them when he could.  He especially enjoyed fishing with his grandson JT, hunting, wood working and repairing anything that was broken or needed attention.  Jim also enjoyed smoking his pipe and sharing the trout he had smoked.

     Surviving besides his wife, Joan are four children: David Burzynski, Theodore (DeeDee) Burzynski, Daniel (Debbie) Burzynski and Andrea (Jon) Dereszynski, six grandchildren: James Burzynski, Collette Dereszynski, Candee and Robert Poirier, Olivia and Nella Giannandrea, two brothers and one sister, C. Richard (Angie), Bruce (Tammy) Burzynski and Esther (Eugene) Talaga, two brother in-laws, Art Sochacki and Ed Heacock.  Jim was predeceased by two sisters, Connie Sochacki and Eunice Heacock.

     The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.  Fr. Jerzy Dobosz will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in FloralGardensCemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Friday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Saturday after 9:00am.  A Parish Vigil Service for Jim will be held Friday at 7:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stanislaus Campus Development Fund.

     The Burzynski children would like to take this opportunity to thank all of Jim and Joan’s neighbors: Bob, Dick, Marilyn and John for their visits, kind words and helping hands.  You are all wonderful people, thank you!

Lula L. Enszer

Friday, April 4th, 2014

enszer-photo518Lula L. Enszer was called home by her Heavenly Father on Thursday April 3, 2014 at the Bay Valley House surrounded by her family age 106 years.  She was born December 30, 1907 in Bay City to the late Frank and Anna (Szatowicz) Buda.  Lula married Oswald C. Enszer October 18, 1930 in Bay City.  He predeceased her January 21, 2003.  Lula was the oldest member of St. James Church.  She enjoyed volunteering at Mercy Hospital where she would make puppets.  Lula like sewing, knitting, traveling and truly was a great baker.

Surviving are two children: Connie (Leon) Hagen, Lee (Joanne) Enszer, seven grandchildren: Diane, Kathy & Ken Hagen, Christine VandenBerg, Timothy & Michael Enszer, Louise Vozniak, fourteen great-grandchildren: Adam, Matt, Joe, Andy, Chelsea, Kara, Cameron, Kendra, Casey, Blake, Veronica, Grace, Jack, Brenden and three great-great-grandchildren: Jordyn, Emma and Kaelynn.  She was predeceased by two brothers and a sister: Ted and Frank Buda and Jean Lusiak.

The family would like to thank Bay Valley House for their loving and wonderful care given to Lula for the past 11 years.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday April 8, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from St. James Church.  Fr. Bill Gruden will officiate with private burial at St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. until time of mass.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

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Julie Starr (Blasy)

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

starr-photo517Julie Starr was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday April 2, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family age 72 years.  She was born October 18, 1941 in Midland, Michigan to the late Julius and Louise (Samson) Blasy.  Julie married Frank Starr September 12, 1964 in Midland and he survives.  She worked as a training instructor for CPR specializing in child CPR for over 25 years and also worked at Target Store for many years.  Julie was instrumental in starting the Bay City Central Band Boosters and taught CCD at the Church of St. Boniface.  She enjoyed scrapbooking and working in her flower garden especially with her Irises.  Julie will always be remembered as a person with a helping hand and touched the lives of many people.

 

Surviving besides her husband Frank she leaves four children; Andrew Starr & Tommi – Lea Nielsen, Debbie (Brian) Kato, Terry Starr, Sharon (Jon) Steinke, ten grandchildren: Nicholas (Lorinda) Starr, Lacey Starr, Justin & Emiy Kato, Zachary & Corbin Starr, Megan, Makayla, Mariah, Jack Steinke and a great-granddaughter, Lola.  Also surviving are three sisters and two brothers: Dorothy (Wayne) Pero, Marge (Bob) Mott, Don (Nancy) Blasy, Dick (Pat) Blasy, Elaine Sabrie, a uncle, Tony Blasy and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was predeceased by two sisters, Theresa and Helen.

 

Funeral Service will take place Monday April 7, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Fr. Daniel Roa will officiate with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 – 5 & 6 – 8 P.M. and on Monday after 10:00 A.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Lung Association or donor’s favorite charity.

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Edgar D. “Corky” Worden

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

 

Corky passed away March 17, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region with his wife and family by his side, age 65.  He was born November 26, 1948 in Bay City to the late Edgar D. and Margaret (Claery) Worden.  Corky married Bonnie L. Jacob on January 22, 1999 and she survives him.  He worked at H. Hirschfield & Sons Company for many years when he was younger and currently Corky and his wife Bonnie owned and operated Trix’s Pub on Broadway.  Corky was a former member of the Eagles Aeries #1010 and a member of the Muskrat Club and the Moose Lodge in Harrison.  He loved to cook and BBQ in his back yard.  He also enjoyed entertaining his dog, Scruffy.

Surviving is his wife, Bonnie, one daughter Renae (John) Warner, two step-children, Kristal (John) Latimer and Marty (Becky) Jurish, seven grandchildren: John, Taylor, Amanda, Rae, Heather, Samantha and Ashley, eight step-great-grandsons and one sister, Patricia (Bill) Blade.  Corky was predeceased by one step-son, Michael Jurish and one brother Michael (Karen) Worden.

A Celebration of Corky’s Life will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 1:00pm at Trix’s Pub, 2307 Broadway Ave.  No visitation or services will be held at the Ambrose Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Lucille A. Dryzga

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

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Lucille A. Dryzga passed away Saturday morning March 15, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region surrounded by her loving family.  She was born April 30, 1923 in Bay City, to the late Joseph and Marie (Nowak) Soitz.  Lucille married Floyd D. Dryzga, October 1, 1949 in St. Hyacinth Church and he survives her.  She worked at Evenknit Knitting Mills and was a member of St. Hyacinth Church, where she belonged to the Rosary Society.  Lucille enjoyed playing cards and watching the game show network.  She also enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers and basketball games with her husband, Floyd.  Lucille truly loved entertaining family and friends.

 

Surviving besides her husband Floyd she leaves four children: Tim (Judy), Mark (Julia), Craig (Gail) and Lisa Dryzga.  Six grandchildren:  Angela, (John III) Beers, Troy (Meghan) Dryzga, Laura Dryzga, Patrice Dryzga (Joe Jackson), Emily Dryzga and Jessica Dryzga.  Four great-grandchildren:  Hayley, Bo, Tyler, Alexandra and soon to be baby Brody.  Also surviving is a sister Loretta Kozak, several nieces, nephews and dear friends:  Mae Samolewski and Pam & Mike St. Laurent.  She was predeceased by four sisters:  Irene Soitz, Germaine (Leonard) Bassett, Beatrice (Kenneth) McFarland, Jeanette (Leonard) Prell, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law:  Ephrem (Barbara) Kalinowski, Bert (Mary) Dryzga, Louis Kozak, special friends Bucky & Irene Bukowski and Ed Samolewski.

 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from St. Hyacinth Church.   Concelebrating will be Fr. Loren Kalinowski, Lucille’s nephew, and Fr. Jerzy Dobosz, with burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2  –  8  P.M. and at the church on Wednesday after 10:00 A.M.   St. Hyacinth’s Rosary Society will pray the rosary at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, followed by a Parish Vigil Service for Lucille at 7:00 P.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Bay Medical Foundation or Donor’s Favorite Charity.

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