Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Mary M. McCamey

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan


McCamey pic043Mary M. McCamey was called home by her Heavenly Father on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family age 89 years.  She was born October 4, 1927 in Wayne, Michigan to the late Eugene F. and Margariette (McConnell) Wise.  Mary Married John E. McCamey on October 23, 1948 and he predeceased her November 2, 2015.  She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s Church and enjoyed playing cards, golfing and dancing.  Mary treasured her time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Surviving are three children; Michael (Mary) McCamey, Cynthia (David) Lomba, Lisa (Donald) Schneider, three grandchildren; Bryan (Beth) Russell, Dana Russell, Chastity Schneider, five step-grandchildren; Christian (Ann) Yule, Alexandra Yule, Eric (Ashlee) Lomba, Renee (Fred) Schields, Elizabeth Lomba and six great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are two sisters; Betty (Chuck) Honeyman, Donna Franklin, a sister in-law, Betty Wise, a brother in-law, Charles McCamey and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by three sisters; Ann McKinney, Blanche Bedard, Katherine Watt and a brother, Richard Wise.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from Corpus Christi Parish – Holy Trinity Church.  Fr. Robert J. Kelm will officiate with private burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday after 10:00 a.m.  There will be a parish vigil service for Mary on Friday at 7:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Sheffield Assisted Living.

William Kirk Swan, Jr.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

William Kirk Swan, Jr. passed away on October 18, 2016 at Close to Home Assisted Living, age 79 years.  He was born on September 12, 1937 in Bay City, Michigan to the late William K. and Freda (Acker) Swan.  William is survived by his sister Beverly Grenda; nephew Eric Grenda; nieces Kristine (Dr. Jeffrey) Pruitt and Karen (Dr. Don) Killian; great nieces Lauren Pruitt, Riley Pruitt, and Pinuccia Grenda.  William was a lifelong member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Bay City.  He reveled in WWII History and WWII airplanes as a hobbyist.  William will always be remembered for the kind and humble man that he was, and the simple, quiet life he led.  Per William’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  No services are planned through the Squires Funeral Home at this time.

Melvin A. DeLong, Sr.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

   delongphoto704  Mr. DeLong passed away Tuesday evening October 18, 2016 at Bay Special Care, age 71.  The son of Allen and Dorothy (Dubay) DeLong, he was born December 4, 1944 in Bay City.  He was a Vietnam veteran and served his country with the US Army.  Melvin was a roofer for several years and loved keeping busy picking up around the yard and being outside enjoying nature.  He was always the lighthearted person in the room and often made people smile and laugh from his jokes or antics.

Surviving is his son Melvin A. DeLong, Jr. and one daughter Jessica DeLong, one grandson Xander DeLong, his mother Dorothy DeLong, one sister Carolyn (Darrell) Tude Thuot, one brother Bob (Sharon) DeLong and Melvin’s God mother and aunt Lorraine Bellon.  Melvin was predeceased by his father Allen DeLong.

Per Melvin’s request, cremation has taken place.  A Funeral Service and Military Honors for Melvin will be held Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Squires Funeral Home.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:00am until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Betty L. “Cricket” Reinhardt-Turner

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan


Betty L. Reinardt-Turner passed away suddenly on October 5, 2016 at McLaren Bay Region, age 81 years.  She was born on July 20, 1935 in Almont, Michigan.  Betty was adopted by the late James and Meta (Link) Wickson of Frankenmuth.  Betty was a former member of St. Lorenz Lutheran Church of Frankenmuth, Michigan.  Betty loved to knit and crochet.  She was particularly fond of using her C. B. Radio and would spend numerous hours providing others with directions and local information.  She is most remembered for her generosity and graciousness of spirit.  Left to cherish her memory are her children, Vera Lynn Burgett, Brenda Mae Reinhardt, James William Reinhardt, Catherine Ann Winchester, Alan Richard Reinhardt, Michael David Reinhardt, and Charles Frederick Reinhardt; seventeen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her sisters, Loretha and Nancy.  A Memorial Service for Betty will take place on Monday October 10, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Linda Studniarz will preside with private inurnment in St. Lorenz Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Monday from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations to the Bay County Humane Society.

Kathy Pajot

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

pajot-picture687Kathy Pajot, age 55, passed away peacefully at Bangor House on Saturday October 1, 2016.  She was born on February 9, 1961 and resided in Bay City all her life.  She is survived by her mother, Helen (Gotfried) Pajot and her sisters, Carolyn (Craig) Fitch, Barbara Pajot, Marge Roper, and Jane Pajot.  Kathy is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Chris and Cheri Fitch and Cheri’s husband Doug Bulla, Thomas (Lisa) Cook, Todd Cook, Scott Roper, and Jeffrey, Byron, Andrea, and Julia Fischer.  Surviving great nieces and nephews include, Jarod, Taylor, Peyton, Luke, Madison, Mackenzie, Joelle, and Katie (Eric) Dragicevic.  Kathy was predeceased by her father Thomas, her brother-in-law Al, and many aunts and uncles.

Kathy was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s Church and worked for many years at Do-All, Inc. She was truly a gift to her family and was always happy and enjoyed the company of others.  One was never a stranger to Kathy, but always her friend.  Kathy took great delight in coloring, shopping, doing puzzles, playing Bingo and visiting her mother at Close to Home.  Big Boy was her favorite restaurant.  She relished her stay at and truly adored her friends of Bangor House.  The family of Kathy wishes to thank the staff of Bangor House for the love and many kindnesses shown unto her.

The Funeral Mass for Kathy will be celebrated on Thursday October 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s Church.  Fr. Patrick Jankowiak will preside with interment in Calvary Cemetery.  Kathy’s family will receive visitors at the Squires Funeral Chapel on Wednesday October 5, 2016 from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at the church after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday.  There will be a Parish Vigil Service for Kathy on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Arc of Bay County, Brian’s House or Toni & Trish House.

Rivet, Vallerie C.

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Bay City, MichiganRivet Vallerie

Vallerie C. Rivet passed away Saturday September 24, 2016 at the age of 32.  She is now together with her grandmother.  She was born February 5, 1984 in Bay City.  Vallerie always enjoyed wearing the latest trends with her new shoes and clothing.  She enjoyed dancing and was a thrill seeker taking trips to Cedar Pointe and riding all of the roller coasters.  Vallerie loved to make people laugh and had such a big heart.  She also enjoyed getting people out of their element.  Surviving are two children; Frankie Flores III, Satya Daly, her mother and father; Robin P. Champine, Kenneth V. Rivet, her step-father, Mitchell A. Jean and her grandparents; William Rosebush and Pat Brown.  Also surviving is her step-sister, Melissa A. Jean; her special great- aunt, Peggy Jordan; one special man in her life, Amien Carter, many other aunts, uncles and cousins and two very special uncles, Shane and Chris Rivet.  Per the family’s request, cremation has taken place.