Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Beverly Jean Wagner

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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Beverly passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at MediLodge of Sterling, age 78.  She was born January 8, 1936 in Bay City to the late Joseph Paul and Grace Veronica (Poirier) LaLone.  She married Richard A. Wagner Sr. in 1957 and he predeceased her on July 17, 2014.  Beverly was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church and enjoyed bingo, crossword puzzles, playing cards, puzzles, old time country music and to read, especially her Harlequin Romance Novels.

Surviving are ten children; Anthony Wagner, Jeanne (Jack) Irwin, Janine Bartolino, Maryann (Francisco) Alvarado, Theresa (Stanley) Mansfield, Brian (Patricia) Wagner, Angela Sprague, Cecelia (Donald) Jidas, Tammy (Clare) Sprague, Thomas (Jeri) Wagner, twenty one grandchildren, thirty-two and a half great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.  Also surviving is seven sisters: June Thompson, Dixie LaLone, Pat Brandt, Marj Chamberlain, Sharon (Paul) Vinson, Sis Gilbert and Kitty (Danny) Frank, one brother, Butch (JoAnn) LaLone, three sister in-laws: Jin Natoniewski, Beverly LaLone, Ginny, several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Beverly was predeceased by a son, Richard A. Wagner Jr., three brothers: Bud, Rod and Ted LaLone and a brother in-law, Anthony Natoniewski.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church.  Fr. Rick Filary will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Wednesday from 1:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Thursday after 9:00am.  Members of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish will pray the Rosary Wednesday at 2:00pm, followed later by a Parish Vigil Service for Beverly at 7:00pm.  Those considering an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund.

Daniel Allen McGuire

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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Daniel passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 at his residence, age 59.  The son of Edward J. and Betty Jane (Charbonneau) McGuire he was born on May 11, 1955 in Bay City and has lived in the area all his life.  Daniel was a dry Waller most of his life and was currently employed with Monitor Sugar and the Tri-City Ice Hawks.  He enjoyed trying his luck at casinos and browsing on his computer.

Surviving is his mother, Betty Boyce, six sisters and one brother: Bonnie (Phillip) Burzynski, Colleen (Art) Dore Jr., Mary (Andy) McGuire-Kolak, Kathleen King, Patricia (Ken) Leppek, Micki McGuire and Edward (Robyn) Nowak, several nieces, nephews and Dan’s special friend of ten years, Kathy Doyen.  Dan was predeceased by his father, Edward J. McGuire and a nephew, Robert C. Dore.

The Funeral Service will be held Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Squires Funeral Home.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 4:00 to 7:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “family wishes.”

Anna R. Casper (Ayala)

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

casper-photo752Anna R. Casper age 91 was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region.   She was born January 4, 1923 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Herman and Philomena (Alliegro) Ayala.  She married Herman “Pete” Casper May 11, 1946 in Bay City.  He predeceased her January 8, 1988.  Anna was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s Church, the Altar Society and a former member of the St. Anthony Circle.   She enjoyed bowling and truly loved spending time with her family.

 

Surviving are seven children; Susan (Larry) Willyard, Judith (Robert) Wisniewski, Donald (Mary), Ronald (Barbara), Peter (Cathi), Stephen (Michelle), James (Karen) Casper, fourteen grandchildren; Crystal, Angela, John, Bobby, Kate, Emily, Matt, Mike, Ashley, Cassidy, Courtney, Jenny, Chelsea, Gina, three step-grandchildren; Ishmael, Rakan, Zach, five great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.  Also surviving is one brother and a sister; Frank Ayala and Evelyn Sharrow.  She was predeceased by a daughter, Joyce Casper, three brothers and a sister; George (Janet) Ayala,” Little” Joe Ayala, Roy (Marge) Ayala, Mary (Court) Klopp, Brother’s in-law and sister’s in-law; Anne Henry, Josephine (Chet) Gwizdala, Wally (Lylah) Casper, Joseph (Julie) Casper and Gerald Sharrow.

 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, October 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s Church.  Fr. Patrick Jankowiak will officiate with burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Monday after 9:00 a.m.  There will be a parish vigil service for Anna at 7:00 p.m. Sunday.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Our Lady of Peace Food Pantry or Family Wishes.

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Trudy Ann Noonan

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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     Trudy passed away Monday, October 13, 2014, age 52.  The daughter of Patrick W. and Marcia Ann (Krzyzaniak) Trudell she was born on August 22, 1962 in Bay City.  Trudy graduated from Bay City Central High School in 1981 and was currently employed with Euclid Industries.  She enjoyed traveling, photography and lighthouses.  Trudy loved her children, grandsons, mother, and sister dearly.  She also loved being with her golden doodles, Molly and Bach.

Surviving are two children, James (Kari) Noonan and Staci Noonan, two grandsons, James and Logan, Trudy’s mother, Marcia Sisco, one sister, Pam Waterstone, several aunts, uncles and cousins.  Trudy was predeceased by her father, Patrick W. Trudell and her brother, William Trudell.

The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 3:00pm at the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Joe Atchinson will officiate.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 12:00pm until the time of services.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Velma L. Gotowka

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Gotewka-photoVelma L. Gotowka our angel was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Heritage Hill Assisted Living, surrounded by her family, at the age of 91.  She was born May 28, 1923 in St. Louis, Michigan, to the late Clifford and Florence (Carmen) Graham.  She married George Gotowka, August 12, 1944, in Saginaw.  He predeceased her August 28, 2013.  Velma worked at Fanny Farmer for many years.  She along with her husband were owners and operators of Goodwill Cleaners and later the Goddeyne Plumbing and Heating Company, which is now owned by their son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Sharon Gotowka.  Velma enjoyed her flower garden and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

 

Surviving are three children; Cheryl (Dean) Stratton, Gary (Sharon) Gotowka and Terry (Cheryl) Gotowka.  Also surviving are six grandchildren; Chris (Katie) Stratton, Jason (Melissa) Stratton, Adam Stratton, Mike Gotowka, Tyler (Emily) Gotowka, Austin Gotowka and friend Jenna Michael.  Two great-grandchildren, Elliette & Talon Stratton and two more on the way.  Velma also leaves a sister, Donna Greening.  She was predeceased by a brother and sister-in-law, Lewis & Lois Graham and a brother-in-law, Don Greening.

 

Funeral Service will take place Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Fr. James G. Heller will officiate with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Wednesday, from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. and on Thursday after 10:00 A.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Alzheimer Foundation or family wishes.

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Leroy C. Hill

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

hillobitphoto023Leroy C. Hill passed away Wednesday October 8, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family age 65 years.  He was born December 1, 1948 in Bay City to the late Fred L. and Donna (Hartley) Hill.  Lee married the former Nannette Mary LeVasseur March 11, 1975 in Holy Trinity Church and she survives him.  He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. and worked many years for R.W.C. before retiring.  Lee was a member of the American Legion Post # 239 and the United Steel Workers Union.  He truly enjoyed hunting, fishing, canoeing, camping and gardening.

 

Surviving besides his wife Nan he leaves three daughters; Sandra (Frank) Aloia, Amanda (Cyrus) Fisher, Ryanne (Dustin) Griffith, two foster children; Megan King, Lisa (Tony) Abbott and six grandchildren; Faith Aloia, Daniel, Joseph, Evelyn & Claire Fisher and Nadia Griffith.  Also surviving are four step-brothers and two step-sisters; Mary Beth (Bill) VanTol, Patrick (Patricia) Ford, Richard (Betty) Ford, Mike (Karen) Ford, Dave (Lynn) Fisher and Sally (Bradley) Lewis.  He was predeceased by one sister and a brother, Sandra Ann Hill and John Hill.

 

Funeral Service will take place Monday, October 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Nancy Rivet will conduct the service with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery under the auspices of the Bay County Veteran’s Council.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 – 8 p.m. and on Monday after 10:00 A.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Wounded Warrrior Project.

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