Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Patricia E. Snell

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


Patricia E. Snell passed away at her home on Thursday, February 28, 2013.  Age 74.  She was born on May 16, 1938 in Flint, Michigan to the late James and Daisy (Kenzora) Rock.  Patricia retired in 2004 as a teacher for NEMSCA Head Start and enjoyed traveling, casino trips, crossword puzzles, campfires, classic movies and her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Harvey Snell, Mike Snell, Teresa Keeler and Anggie (Gary) Shank, her four grandchildren Chase, Carson, Ava and Izzy.  Patricia also is survived by her sisters Betty Feher and Delores Stevens and brother Bob (Virginia) Rock.  She was predeceased by brother-in-laws Frank Feher and Art Stevens.

Funeral service will take place Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Squires Funeral Home at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. Linda Williams officiating.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.  Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.


Christeene E. Gilbert

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Gilbert-bct177Christeene E. Gilbert passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at McLaren Bay Region surrounded by her family age 72.   She was born December 12, 1940 in Mascot Tennessee to the late Grover and Leona (Pilgram) Black.  Chris married Robert L. Gilbert October 28, 1967 in Bay City and he survives her.  Chris worked for GM Delphi for 24 years before retiring in 1999.  She was a member of the American Legion Post # 18 Ladies Auxiliary.  Chris was a “Huge” Detroit Tiger’s fan.  She enjoyed traveling, cooking and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving besides her husband Robert, she leaves three children; Anthony Mellon, Kellie (Brent) Johns, Robert Gilbert II. & his fiancé Melissa Mueller, seven grandchildren; Eric, Jacob, Hilary, Travis, Nicole, Kyrstyn, Kayla and nine great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by a sister and a brother; Sarah Daras and William “Bob” Black.

Funeral Service will take place Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Nancy Rivet will officiate with burial in Elm Lawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 3 – 8 p.m. and on Friday after 10:00 a.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider: American Legion Post #18, American Cancer Society-Bay Co. Unit or the American Lung Association.

Donald Ray Partlow

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


     Donald went to heaven to be with his sister Friday, February 22, 2013 at Covenant-Harrison.  Surviving are his parents Donald G. and Elizabeth L. (Stewart) Partlow, four sisters and two brothers: Christopher and Sara Partlow, Isabella Mitchell, Nevaeh Partlow, Allivia and Elliot Stewart and his grandparents, Joe and Nancy Schrems and Brenda Partlow.  Donald was predeceased by his sister, Sydney Louise Partlow on June 19, 2012.

No services will be held.

Jeffrey Raymond Penkala

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Jeff passed away Monday, February 25, 2013 at McLaren Bay Region after a lengthy illness age 43.  He was born May 3, 1969 in Bay City.  Jeff worked for Stone Transport.


Surviving is his daughter: Tiara Penkala, his parents, Raymond & Mary (Elsen) Penkala and a sister, Linette Rewers.


Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or services at the funeral home.

William “Joe” Finn

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


     Joe passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013 at his residence with his family by his side, age 59.  He was born August 31, 1953 in Bay City.  Joe married Debra L. Charbonneau on December 4, 1976; she survives him.  He was a veteran and served his country with the US Army.  He was employed with Boice Bird Painting Company for several years and retired from Local #1803 International Painters Union.

Surviving besides his wife, Debra is three children: Jennifer Finn, Joseph (Janelle) Finn and Eric Czap, five grandchildren: Lydia, Logan, Brett, Brendon and Alexis, his father, Bill and Judy Finn, his mother, JoAnn (Myers) and Paul Hunt, three sisters: Deborah Vantol, Kathy Conway, Francie McGinnes, and four brothers: Tom Dinan, Bob Borchardt, Dennis Banaszak and Ed Lee.

Cremation has taken place.  Family and friends will gather Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00pm at The Country House, 106 E. Grove in Kawkawlin.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Lung Association.

Helen C. Bosco

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

BoscoPhoto166Helen Bosco passed away Monday, February 11, 2013 at the McLaren Bay Region age 88.  She was born November 27, 1924 in Bay City to the late  Harvey and Mabel (Trudell) Boyce.  She married Anthony J. Bosco June 16, 1945 and he predeceased her December 3, 2001.  Helen was a member of VisitationChurch.  She enjoyed traveling, going to the casino and loved spending time with her family.


Surviving are three sons; Richard (Chris), Robert (Linda) and David (Cathy) Bosco.  Also surviving are nine grandchildren; Kevin (Denise), Gavin (Trisha), Anthony II. (Emily), Robert II., Nicholas (Shannon) Bosco, Jennifer (Derrick) Crawford, Jill (Joe) Norman, Craig, David (Abbey) Bosco, three step-grandchildren; Chad (Tricia), Jeremy (Megan), Matthew (Kim) Coonan, seven great-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren and one sister in-law; Jeannine Boyce.  She was predeceased by two sisters; Mary Jane Koperski- Andrews, Marjorie Hulin and a brother; John Boyce.


The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. from VisitationChurch.  Fr. James G. Heller will officiate with private burial in CalvaryCemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of mass.  (Please no flowers during Lent) those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider, donor’s favorite charity.