.

Obituaries

Thoughts and memories of our community members who have passed. Share your tributes in our Obituaries Group. Flag as Inappropriate

Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors. What's on your mind? What's on your mind? Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell something
Posts awaiting your approval 0
Elaine Stritch died Thursday at her home in Birmingham at the age of 89. (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty )
Sue Czarnecki July 18, 2014 at 02:21 pm
I saw Elaine last year at WSU's Drama School when she won an Apple Award. At 88, although herRead More memory was failing her & in a wheelchair, she still had "stage presence" & spunk. She had a ton of stories & was feisty as could be during the Q & A. I will miss her ... as will Broadway.
Jack Tocco in his 1996 handout photo taken by the FBI.
Dame Bridgid July 17, 2014 at 01:29 pm
I just hope he likes it hot.
Nadja Adolf July 17, 2014 at 02:32 pm
What is wrong with the author of this piece? What "golden age" of homicidal thugs is heRead More hallucinating? Gee, he misses the Golden Age of murders, forced prostitution, loan sharking, extortion, beatings and mutilations. I'd have loved to see this clown's memorializing of Joe Stalin and Idi Amin.
de anne July 21, 2014 at 02:13 am
As long as there is human life on earth..there will be those who benefit from others...organizedRead More crime is a fact of life..it hides behind black robes...badges..elected officials and government...What the author meant, by Golden Years, I believe, was a time when it was actually a part of this country's start..immigrants who were oppressed became the oppressors...part of every history of every country. Now we have unorganized thugs...killing innocents in the street...shooting the wrong people and those who can't aim to save themselves. ..I'm not glorifying the Mafia...but what we have today with the Russian, Mexican and plain street thugs is so much worse...we are all targets...it wasn't that way during those " old" days of organized crime. You can just be walking down a street and your a target for an initiation or you're mistaken for someone or a 2 yr.old is in the way. I'll take the mafia any day over this stupidity.
Casey Kasem is being remembered by Dearborn-based ACCESS as a cultural icon who fought against stereotypes of Arabs and Arab-Americans. (Photo: Casey Kasem Facebook page)
Joseph Borrajo June 17, 2014 at 09:38 pm
His music and work in challenging the stereotypes of bigots brought light to the world. P3
T as in Truth June 18, 2014 at 02:39 am
God bless you and your family Casey.
Joseph Borrajo June 18, 2014 at 09:36 am
Casey Kasem was an Arab-American who fought against anti Arab bigots. P3
Maya Angelou, who inspired legions with her voice and activism, has died, her publicist said Wednesday. (Screenshot: CNN video)
Teresa Mask May 28, 2014 at 12:20 pm
"When people show you who they are, believe them the first time."
Lee Jacobsen May 28, 2014 at 05:33 pm
Her poem about inequality fits the Muslim women very well. "Take the blinders from yourRead More vision, take the padding from your ears, and confess you’ve heard me crying, and admit you’ve seen my tears. Equality, and I will be free. Equality, and I will be free."
Joseph Borrajo May 28, 2014 at 06:44 pm
In the pursuit of justice, activism is noble. P3
Ethan B. Shelton 1903-2014 (Photo: Halbritter Funeral Services)
Lee Jacobsen March 21, 2014 at 12:35 pm
A positive attitude is the key to longevity, there is positive in anything, even Obamacare, as itRead More allows folk to find a use for spending extra money that will help the less fortunate, whether they wanted the healthcare or not. The passengers on the 777 flight are probably safe and secure in Pakistan, held as long term hostages by nefarious folk. Obama will probably win the basketball March madness, since he deems that more important than world affairs, but that's ok, at least something is being accomplished. Keep that positve attitude.
RG March 31, 2014 at 04:40 pm
Considering how long and well he lived, we would be wise to heed his advice! Also, the fact thatRead More his son said that he will "miss his companionship" would imply he was a genuine man. I hope my children will miss that about me one day.
Kariann Hart April 19, 2014 at 07:41 am
This has absolutely nothing to do with politics. This has to do with a good man looking at lifeRead More from a positive view point. Maybe exercise, good food, and the ability to learn new things.
William Clay Ford Sr., 1925-2014 (Photo: Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)
Jim March 11, 2014 at 09:25 am
I Thought the Lions practice facility was mainly located in Allen Park.
Michael D. Albano March 12, 2014 at 10:44 am
A few years back at a council meeting, it was stated that the Lion's Practice Facility is 18% inRead More Allen Park and 82% in Dearborn. The address is located on the Allen Park and that is why it is referred to as being in Allen Park...
Michael D. Albano March 12, 2014 at 10:45 am
A few years back at a council meeting, it was stated that the Lion's Practice Facility is 18% inRead More Allen Park and 82% in Dearborn. The address is located on the Allen Park side of the structure, and that is why it is referred to as being in Allen Park, when it reality, most of it is in Dearborn...
William Clay Ford Sr. died Sunday, March 9, at the age of 88. (Photo: Getty/AFP)
Kenn Bing March 10, 2014 at 07:55 am
My condolences to the Ford Family. In a world of faceless corporations and institutions, it isRead More good to see the roots of such a great company and to know the family is still a part of that corporation!
Matt Jam March 10, 2014 at 11:46 am
The Lions were a mess for so many years . But it was his team and he ran it his wayRead More . Just when they get a really good coach this happens . I think the Lions may make the playoffs . They should dedicate the season to WCF . He was a great man for the city with all his generous contributions and charity work . He will be missed . RIP True Blue Ford man .
honeywmodlin@dayrep.com March 10, 2014 at 07:42 pm
before I looked at the draft saying $8464 , I have faith ...that...my friends brother was realeyRead More earning money parttime on their apple labtop. . there uncle started doing this 4 only about and recently took care of the dept on there appartment and got a gorgeous Lexus LS400 . more tips here, www.pro43.ℂom
Gino Polidori (front row right) was very active in several community organizations, including the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council. Photo: City of Dearborn.
Rich Margittay January 27, 2014 at 01:45 pm
Gino H. Polidori (July 23, 1941 - January 26, 2014) Sign Guest BookRead More Gino H. Polidori Age 72 J Beloved husband of Betty. Loving father of Gino Jr. (Stephenie), Laura, and Rita (Jeff) Stergalas. Grandfather of Hailey, Alexis, Domenic, Christopher and Ryann. Son of Natalina. Brother of Anthony (Fran) and Raymond (Kathy). Gino retired as a Dearborn Fire Chief in 1986 after 23 years. He served as a Dearborn City Councilman from 1998-2004 and was a former 15th District State Representative from 2004-2010. Visitation Wednesday 2-8pm and Thursday 1-8pm with a 7pm Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In-state Friday 10am followed by the 11am Funeral Service at St. Barbara’s Parish, 13534 Colson St., Dearborn (east of Schaefer between Ford Rd. and Michigan Ave.). No one could have said it any better than Mr. Tanner.
Rich Margittay January 27, 2014 at 01:47 pm
No one could have said it any better than Mr. Tanner.
Allen H. Mallad January 27, 2014 at 04:45 pm
May God Bless you my friend and your soul rest in peace, my prayers are with you Gino
Patch file photo.
Heather Schemmel Knop February 18, 2014 at 02:18 pm
http://www.legacy.com/funerals/voran-michigan/obituary.aspx?n=edward-j-metzinger&pid=169736921
Patch file photo.
Joseph Borrajo December 30, 2013 at 02:01 pm
I knew Agnes and greatly admired and respected her. She was a principled person and clearly stood byRead More what was right regardless of the political climate that surrounds our everyday life. P3
Pam December 31, 2013 at 08:40 am
She was a dedicated public servant in the best sense of the words. RIP.
Photo: LSE Library via Flickr.
Lee Jacobsen December 6, 2013 at 02:30 am
Nelson Mandela was a tireless advocate of his causes, and always looked to reach across the aisleRead More for a solution to satisfy all sides. I am sure he would have approved of Michigan becoming a 'Right to Work' state, which allows workers the right and freedom in the workplace to choose for themselves whether to belong to a union or not, one of the many forms of freedom that Nelson Mandela was famous for in South Africa, and around the world.
Joseph Borrajo December 6, 2013 at 10:33 am
Nelson Mandela is a hero of mine. So is Mahatma Ghandi. Both sought and affected change throughRead More non-violence. Another hero is Henry David Thoreau who was the architect of "Civil Disobedience" practiced by Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Ghandi. Special men in a time that required special actions. Not sure that I could endure what they did. I'm not inclined to turning a cheek for anyone. P3
Keith Otis Edwards December 6, 2013 at 02:57 pm
It's a fine thing that the Patch syndicate included a bulletin of this tragic event. You see, I haveRead More been living in a cave with no access to a radio, television, newspapers or any other media, so I didn't know that the former president of South Africa had died. Now, if only I could find a source for local news.
See more »