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Bernard Gillard
Bernard Gillard
Class of 1951
Passed Jul 18, 2019
(no additional information)
Charles L. Chase
Charles L. Chase
Class of 1964
Passed Sep 21, 2016
Chuck passed away from complications of heart troubles and an infection leaving behind his family and friends.
Christine (chrissy) Dippoliti (schueren)
Christine (Chrissy) Dippoliti (Schueren)
Class of 1984
Passed Jan 07, 2014
Christine Anne Dippoliti, age 47, died January 7, 2014. Beloved wife of Bruno. Loving mother of Victoria Dippoliti. Dearest daughter of Maryanne and the late Bernard. Dear sister of the late Jack Schueren, the late Michael Schueren, William (Susan) Schueren, Steven (Gay) Schueren, and Patrick Schueren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Many thanks to her special friends at St. John's Hospital Recovery Department. Visitation Friday 2-9 pm at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 am (In state 9:30 am) at St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church, 21201 E 13 Mile Rd, St Clair Shores. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township.
Dale Edward Murphy
Dale Edward Murphy
Class of 1975
Passed Sep 17, 2019
Beloved Husband of the late Deborah. Loving Dad of Samuel and Jennifer. Dearest Son of Frank and Genevieve. Dear Brother to Elizabeth (Don) Whitmore, James (Catherine), and Allen (Nancy); Son-in-Law to Grace (late Frank) Schmuck. Many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Retired from Stanley Black and Decker.
David Lemelin
David Lemelin
Class of 1978
Passed Dec 31, 2016
Died December 31, 2016 at his home in Woodbridge, Virginia. He was the son of Carol and the late David Sr. He is survived by his wife Brooke, son David Sean, daughter Madison, brother Tony (Mary), sister Sharon Dacoff (Karl), nephews Douglas and Jacob Lemelin and niece Helena Dacoff. David was a West Point Graduate (83) and served his country for 27 years, serving in several command positions and in the Gulf War and at the Pentagon on 9/11, continuing there until his retirement as a Lt. Colonel. His last years were spent teaching Middle School Math and Science in the Arlington, VA. area.
Gilbert O. Danz Iii
Gilbert O. Danz III
Class of 1998
Passed Sep 10, 2008
Gilbert O. Danz III, 28, of Roseville, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, in Detroit. He was born Dec. 5, 1979, in Detroit. Mr. Danz was an iron worker for Local 25. He loved karate, old cars, baseball and his three children. His family said he was a prankster. They also said he was suddenly taken from them and was an awesome person with a great sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife, Danielle; children, Lillian, Cipriano and Nevaeh; parents, Corinne (Larry) Ertzbischoff and Gilbert (Patricia) Danz Jr.; siblings, Kimberly (Gary) Strongarone and Giles (Stephanie) Danz.
Gilbert was killed in a scaffolding collapse during a construction project on Interstate 75 near the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit. Temporary scaffolding unexpectedly collapsed while being dismantled.
Memorial contributions may be addressed to the Danz children trust fund. Memories may be shared with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
Greg Rogers
Greg Rogers
Class of 1975
Passed Jul 08, 2008
(no additional information)
James (jimmy) Kerr
James (Jimmy) Kerr
Class of 1971
Passed Nov 09, 2007
James Kerr 1953 ~ 2007 James Kerr "Left The Planet" Peacefully at home Friday night with family and friends at his bedside. James' family thanks his many friends for their support and for the warmth and friendship they shared with James. " To know James was to love him" A party in James' honor has been arranged by his friends and is to be held at Rose Sachs' Garden by Parley Canyon, Monday, November 12 at 2 p.m.
Published in the Salt Lake Tribune on 11/11/2007.
Jeff Whitmore
Jeff Whitmore
Class of 1975
Passed Jan 13, 2007
My Brother Jeff left us suddenly only 13 days after his 50th Birthday. He had 4 sons and 1 "adopted" son. 1 Grandson and 1 Granddaughter born a few months after his passing.
John Bianchette
john bianchette
Class of 1995
Passed Mar 16, 1999
(no additional information)
Karen J. (chase) Smith
Karen J. (Chase) Smith
Class of 1968
Passed Jan 06, 2016
Karen passed away unexpectedly in her resident state of Arkansas. The family will have a memorial service in Michigan on April 9. Anyone who knew her and would like any further info can contact big brother Chuck @ grammschase@sbcglobal.net.
Lydia Jeanne Rener
Lydia Jeanne Rener
Faculty
Passed Jan 05, 2017
Lydia Jeanne Rener
June 12, 1944 - January 5, 2017

LYDIA JEANNE RENER – LOVING WIFE, MOTHER, SISTER, FRIEND & TEACHER

Jeanne Rener dedicated her life to her family and her career teaching children, while pursuing her passions for travel, music and the outdoors. Throughout her life her friends and family benefitted from her glowing smile, cheerful demeanor, adventurous spirit and interest in the world. Jeanne passed away peacefully at Troy Beaumont hospital on January 5th, 2017 having led a full, loving and courageous life.

Jeanne was born on June 12th, 1944 in Clarksville, Tennessee to Eugene and Bobbie Marsack. She graduated from Annunciation High School in Detroit in 1962. Jeanne attended Wayne State University earning a Master's degree in education and a Juris Doctorate from the Detroit College of Law. Professionally, she loved teaching, which she did for over 33 years in the Lakeshore School District. Outside of work Jeanne loved traveling, whether it was with her son, Matthew, all around the U.S. in her camper during her summer vacations from teaching or later with her husband, Michael, to over 30 countries in Europe, the Caribbean, South America and Asia. She devoted her other free time to continuing education in music and art, teaching piano, and enjoying outdoor activities like bike-riding and hiking.

Jeanne was the devoted wife of her husband, Michael; the beloved mother of Matthew Serafin (Erika) and her late son Andrew Serafin; cherished sister of Robert Marsack. Godmother & cousin to Charmaine Marsack.

Jeanne supported a number of charities, including Unicef and Gleaners. Her faith was very important to her, and she regularly attended and was involved in church activities at St. Anastasia Roman Catholic Church.

The Funeral Mass will be Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 9:30 am at St. Anastasia Catholic Church located at 4571 John R Rd, Troy MI.

Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond and Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd., Troy (between Maple and Big Beaver Roads) on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 from 2-6pm.

Memorial Tributes may be made to:
Gleaners Community Food Bank,
120 E. Columbia Ave., Pontiac, MI 48340
Lydia Jeanne Rener Teacher Faculty For Over 30 Years
Lydia Jeanne Rener Teacher Faculty for over 30 years
(Graduation year unknown)
Passed Jan 05, 2017
Lydia Jeanne Rener
June 12, 1944 - January 5, 2017

LYDIA JEANNE RENER
LOVING WIFE, MOTHER, SISTER & FRIEND

Jeanne Rener dedicated her life to her family and her career teaching children, while pursuing her passions for travel, music and the outdoors. Throughout her life her friends and family benefitted from her glowing smile, cheerful demeanor, adventurous spirit and interest in the world. Jeanne passed away peacefully at Troy Beaumont hospital on January 5th, 2017 having led a full, loving and courageous life.

Jeanne was born on June 12th, 1944 in Clarksville, Tennessee to Eugene and Bobbie Marsack. She graduated from Annunciation High School in Detroit in 1962. Jeanne attended Wayne State University earning a Master's degree in education and a Juris Doctorate from the Detroit College of Law. Professionally, she loved teaching, which she did for over 33 years in the Lakeshore School District. Outside of work Jeanne loved traveling, whether it was with her son, Matthew, all around the U.S. in her camper during her summer vacations from teaching or later with her husband, Michael, to over 30 countries in Europe, the Caribbean, South America and Asia. She devoted her other free time to continuing education in music and art, teaching piano, and enjoying outdoor activities like bike-riding and hiking.

Jeanne was the devoted wife of her husband, Michael; the beloved mother of Matthew Serafin (Erika) and her late son Andrew Serafin; cherished sister of Robert Marsack. Godmother & cousin to Charmaine Marsack.

Jeanne supported a number of charities, including Unicef and Gleaners. Her faith was very important to her, and she regularly attended and was involved in church activities at St. Anastasia Roman Catholic Church.

The Funeral Mass will be Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 9:30 am at St. Anastasia Catholic Church located at 4571 John R Rd, Troy MI.

Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond and Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd., Troy (between Maple and Big Beaver Roads) on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 from 2-6pm.

Memorial Tributes may be made to:
Gleaners Community Food Bank,
120 E. Columbia Ave., Pontiac, MI 48340
Mathew Labelle
Mathew LaBelle
Class of 1977
Passed Nov 12, 1983
(no additional information)
Michael Ruzich
Michael Ruzich
Class of 1976
Passed Feb 13, 1991
Mike Was a funny guy ,always fun to be around .I have missed him ,and think about him from time to time .He has a great family that missis him very much
Mike Whitmore
Mike Whitmore
Class of 1971
Passed Nov 08, 1995
My Brother Mike who passed away suddenly along with my Brother Ralph (class of 73) while duck hunting. Mike left his wife of 20 years - Barb (class of 72) and 3 daughters and a son). He now has a grandson!
Mr. William Deckert
Mr. William Deckert
Class of 1998
Passed Jun 27, 1998
William Wheeler Deckert, 64, of Harrison Township, died peacefully Friday, June 27, 2008, in St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital Macomb Center Warren, surrounded by his friends and family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 15, 1944, in Detroit.Mr. Deckert retired after 32 years of employment with Lake Shore Public Schools as an educator, coach, and student government adviser. Following retirement he worked as a sales representative for Signature Sports and Promotions.

He enjoyed his special companion, Smokey, playing golf, and watching sports, especially the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers and NASCAR racing. He also enjoyed his cottage in Huron Beach and spending time with his family and friends. His family said he will be missed by many people.
Mr. Deckert is survived by his wife, Kathleen (nee Nicholson); brother, Jeff (Deborah); mother-in-law, Winifred Nicholson; brothers-in-law, Ken (Debra) Nicholson and Dan (Colette) Nicholson; step-sisters, Marlene (John) Jensen, Judy (Roger) Briney and Carole (Len) Harbrucker; and nieces and nephews, Tim, Suzanne (Andy Fowler), Saundra, Heather, Rachel, and Emma.

He was predeceased by his parents, Irwin and Betty Deckert; and niece, Megan.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Athanasius Catholic Church, 18720 13 Mile Road, Roseville. Visitation is 2-9 p.m. Tuesday at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Additional visitation is 10-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be addressed to Lake Shore High School Athletic Department, the Eggleston Foundation or St. John Hospice. Memories may be shared with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
Nancy (landreville) Burger
Nancy (Landreville) Burger
Class of 1972
Passed Jul 19, 2017
Nancy Ann Burger, age 63, of Brooklyn, passed away July 19, 2017. Nancy was born June 5, 1954 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan the daughter of Henry and Virginia (Reske) Landreville. On August 5, 1972, she married Theodore Clarence Burger in Detroit, and he preceded her in death July 5, 2001. Nancy was a graduate of Lake Shore High School and Jackson Community College. She served her country in the United States Army retiring in 2006. Nancy was a member of the Brooklyn American Legion. Nancy is survived by three children; Theodore (Lisa) Burger II of Brooklyn, George (Saori) Burger II of Commerce Township and Jennifer (Brad) Cook of Ft. Wayne, IN.:12 grandchildren; brothers, Doug (Kris) Landreville, Henry (Erlinda) Landreville and Rick (Margaret) Landreville; sisters, Sally Fisette, Gloria Scott and Marcy (Ron) Rospierski and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Theodore, she was preceded in death by her parents and son, Clarence Mathias Burger II.
Paul Carnes
Paul Carnes
Class of 1972
Passed Jul 02, 1995
Paul died suddenly in a scuba diving accident while vacationing with his family. He left behind his wife Terri, daughter Angie and son Andrew. He now has 3 grandchildren.
Ralph Whitmore
Ralph Whitmore
Class of 1973
Passed Nov 08, 1995
My brother Ralph suddenly left us with my brother Mike (class of 1971) during a duck hunting trip. He left behind his wife Jennel of 15 years and a 10 year old daughter.

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