RIEVES, BEVERLY ANN of Ortonville died July 4, 2017.  She was 51.  Born November 27, 1965 in Pontiac, Michigan to Charles “John” and Carole (nee: Lumm) Rexford.  She is survived by her loving son, Connor Rieves; her parents, John and Carole Rexford; one brother, Bryan Rexford; one sister, Brenda (Paul) Hescott; parents-in-law, Phil and Nora […]


NICHOLSON, John J.; of Clarkston; July 2, 2017; age 87; father of John (Alice) Nicholson, Karen Nicholson, Diane Nicholson Jones; preceded in death by his children Raymond Nicholson and Donna Nicholson Gourand; survived by 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; brother of Anna Chappell; former husband of Patricia Nicholson. John served in the U.S. Army […]


HAMMETT, D. Truman of Oxford, formerly of Clarkston; June 29, 2017; age 79. He is survived by his fiancé Sharon Emmerson; father of Bret (Karen) Hammett, Ginny Gerbino, Karen (Joe) Quirk, Sally (Dave) Swenson; step-father of Michael Jameson, Matt (Karen) Jameson; grandfather of 11 and great grandfather of 4; brother of Marbara Childress and the late […]

Marlene R. Sewick

Marlene R. Sewick of Commerce Township, passed away June 28, 2017 at 79 years of age.  Beloved sister of Alice Jean Dingman, Terry Beagle, Randy Beagle and Rae Lee Baxter.  Loving aunt of Brad Dingman, Michael Authier, Sheila Gibson, Kristopher Beagle, Kristina Beagle and Richard Baxter.  Preceded in death by her parents, John Sewick, Blanch and Howard Beagle; brother’s Ronald […]

Harold B. CHAVEY

CHAVEY, Harold B. “Hal”.  It is with both sadness and joy that his family say goodbye, yet celebrate the life of a kind and loving man, a Christian, and a life well lived.  At the age of 88, Hal passed after a short battle with heart disease, peacefully and comfortably on June 27th, 2017 with […]

Maxine J. Connelly

Maxine J. Connelly, 93 years old, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2017, of Leukemia. She was a 31 year resident of Lomita, Calif., formerly of Clarkston. Maxine was predeceased by her husband James, sister Doris and brothers Albert and DeWayne. She is survived by her only daughter Cathleen Connelly of Lomita, CA and sisters […]

Norris Gray Counts

Norris Gray Counts of Davisburg went home to be with Jesus on June 21, 2017 at the age of 79. He was beloved husband of Kay (Armstrong) Counts for 54 years; Loving father of Polly (Brent) Pearson, Molly (Steve) McClelland, the late James Grayson and Betsy (Ian) Williams; adopted father of Bill Downey; proud grandfather […]

Michele Montagano

Michele F. “Mr. M” Montagano of Clarkston passed away June 22, 2017 at the age of 49. He was loving husband of Heather; beloved father of Mackenzie and Callie; son of Joanne (Ed) Libich and the late Milton Montagano; brother of Diana (late Bill) Bise, Milton (Mary) Montagano, Angela Getes, Ken (Kelly) Oliver, Karen, Donna […]

Michel Gourand

Michel Gourand of Waterford passed away June 21, 2017 at the age of 99. He was preceded in death by his wife Pierrette; father of Josette (the late Mervel) Keel and Jean Pierre Gourand of Pierre’s Market; seven grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Michel was the last of nine children. Cemetery service Friday, June 23 […]

Hugh A. Rose

Hugh Alden Rose of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Clarkston, passed away suddenly June 19, 2017 at the age of 68. He was husband of Bambi; father of Jayna and Stacia Rose; brother of Christopher (June) Rose, Patrick (Sheila) Rose, Stephen (Esther) Rose; brother in law of Kristy (Timothy) Beck-Bair & Scott (Tammy) Beck. He was […]