Archive for the ‘Ambrose Obituaries’ Category

Florence R. Banaszak

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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     Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and “Busia” went home to be with her Lord and husband Adrian on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Bay Shores Nursing Facility, age 98.  Florence was born August 3, 1916 in Bay City to the late John and Kazmiera (Staszynski) Kazmierski.  She married Adrian J. Banaszak on June 26, 1937 in St. Hyacinth Church and he predeceased her on November 28, 1995.  She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church, Rosary/Altar Society, Senior Citizens, League of Catholic Men & Women, Felician Sisters Auxiliary and Local Union #362.  Florence loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She also enjoyed relaxing on her porch, gardening, shopping, and casinos.  After 92 years of life, Florence made a courageous decision to take her first air flight.  

     Surviving are three children: Adrian (Ann) Banaszak, Roy Banaszak and Barbara Dishaw, nine grandchildren, several great grandchildren and a sister in-law, Mamie Netkowski.  Florence was predeceased by eleven brothers and sisters.

     The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church.  Fr. Rick Filary will celebrate Mass.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Monday after 9:00am.  Members of St. Hyacinth Rosary/Altar Society will pray the Rosary Sunday at 3:00pm, followed later by a Parish Vigil Service at 7:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Gertrude “Jatczak” Worrall

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Worrall-photo048Our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother was called home to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Rachel Sovereign Home age 98 years.  She was born February 17, 1916 in Posen, Michigan to the late Francis and Mary (Friske) Kensa.  She married Edmond Jatczak and he predeceased her in 1978.  Gertrude spent her working career working in garment factories where she retired from the Wolverine Knitting Mills.  She was an extraordinary cook, had a green thumb for gardening and loved traveling.  Gertrude was a member of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish – St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

 

Surviving are four children; Robert (Tracy) Jatczak, Arthur (Diane) Jatczak, Darlene Birrell & her deceased husband, Vernon, Karen (Donald) Kossick, fourteen grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and several great – great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by two brothers; Joseph and John Kensa, three sisters; Virginia Buza, Lucille Fox and Euphemia (Faye) Sliwinski.

 

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Rachel Sovereign Home who surrounded her with love and excellent care until her death.

 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Jude Thaddeus Parish – St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.  Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate with private burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until time of mass.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Rachel Sovereign Home.

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Edith M. Rogiers

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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     Edith passed away Thursday, November 6, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region with her family by her side, age 91.  She was born November 14, 1922 in Akron, Ohio to the late Felix and Helen (Lewandowski) Sinicki, Sr. and has lived in Bay City for the remainder of her life.  She married Raymond P. Rogiers on May 2, 1942 and he predeceased her on July 25, 1992.  Edith was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church, the Rosary/Altar Society, Senior Citizens and helped with the funeral luncheons.  She enjoyed cards, bingo, traveling, crochet, embroidery and trying her luck at casinos.  Edith loved spending time with her family, friends and especially her grandchildren.

     Surviving is a daughter, Arlene Gatza, two grandchildren, Jim (Michelle) Gatza and Karen (Greg) Matheson, six great grandchildren: Logan and Hunter Gatza, Molly, Jacob, Emma and Sarah Matheson, one sister in-law, Lorna Sinicki, many nieces and nephews.  In addition to Edith’s parents and husband she was predeceased by a son in-law, Edward Gatza, one brother, Felix “Smokey” Sinicki, Jr. and one sister, Loretta (Bill) Bontumasi.

     The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, November 10, 2014 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church.  Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Monday after 9:00am.  Members of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish will pray the Rosary Sunday at 2:00pm, followed later by a Parish Vigil Service for Edith at 7:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Paul D. Ferrante

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother passed away Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Bay Special Care, age 73.  He was born October 12, 1941 in Saginaw, MI to the late Antonio and Loretta (Moska) Ferrante.  Paul married Barbara A. Bronson on November 23, 1984 and she survives him.  He was an electrical engineer with General Motors in Saginaw and retired after 42 years of dedicated service.  Paul was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church and St. Stanislaus Knights of Columbus Council #12423.  He assisted with the Food of Faith Program and volunteered for various senior activities.  Paul was an avid Detroit Red Wings fan and a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all who knew him.

Surviving is his wife, Barbara (Moss), four children: Kimberly Chinery, Brenda Marshall, Brian Moss and Michael Ferrante, eight grandchildren: Matthew, Travis, Alexis, Andrew, Paul III, Stephanie, Michael and Bailey, one great grandson, Elijah, one sister, Maryann Reasonor, one brother, Tony (Lynell) Ferrante, his mother in-law, Margaret Bronson, a sister in-law, Diane McGuire, two brother in-laws, Edward (Mieke) Bronson and Ronald Bronson and a special niece, Deanna Bronson.  Paul was predeceased by a son, Paul Ferrante II, two brothers, Melvin and Ralph Ferrante and his father in-law, Frank Bronson.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, November 7, 2014 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church.  Private entombment will be in Elm Lawn Mausoleum.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 1:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Friday after 9:00am.  Members of the church will pray the Rosary Thursday at 2:00pm, followed later by a Parish Vigil Service and Knights of Columbus Bible Presentation for Paul at 7:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorials to Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish.

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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