Party for the troops

Party for the troops

Our Lady of the Lakes students Brady Burton, James O’Kane Parisi, Dayanara Martinez, Sophie Johnson, and Brooklyn Robak assemble care packages for troops overseas. Photo by Phil Custodio In lieu of a classroom Christmas party, students at Our Lady of the Lakes collected items and packed 150 boxes for troops overseas, Dec. 22. “This is […]

Comedy farce with Players

Comedy farce with Players

Gene (Ben Hetes) proposes to Marisa (Bailey Fitzpatrick) with a pretzel ring as Bailey’s mother Kay (Beth DeGuise) reacts in horror. Photo provided Clarkston Village Players present “Consider the Oyster,” comedy farce by David MacGregor opens with the Detroit Lions winning the Superbowl. As he is celebrating with his fianceé and roommate, Gene breaks his […]

Holiday art

Holiday art

Caroline Fletcher and Katie Miller work on their paintings. Photo by Jessica Steeley Clarkston girls painted pictures and made Christmas cards for their families during The Artist’s Apprentice workshop, Dec. 20 at Renaissance High School. Pamela Palmer instructed the girls on how to blend landscapes and create snowmen themed Christmas cards. The eight little artists […]

Larry S. Nicol

Nicol, Larry S.; of Clarkston; Dec. 29, 2016; age 66; son of Dorothy (late John) Nicol; loving husband of Tracy for 41 years; loving dad of Leslie (John Swisher) Wayne, Melissa (Antonio) Edwards; dear brother of Linda (Butch) Chapman, Claudia (Gary) Sanders, Johnna (the late Patrick) Cadwallader, Deanna (Gill) Warden, Rodney (Kim) Nicol; beloved Papa […]

Thomas R. COFFEY, 71

COFFEY, Thomas R.; of White Lake; suddenly January 2, 2017; age 71; husband of Donna (LaForge) for 50 years; father of Tom (Patty) Coffey, Suzanne (Kevin) Ottenbacher, Robert Francis and Michael (Melanie) Coffey; grandpa of Kaitlyn & Dylan; brother of Karen (late Lou) Conti, Darlene (Bud) Maguffey, Rob (Kathy) Coffey, Don (Nancy) Coffey, Tim (Cynthia) […]

Ryan A. MARTUS

MARTUS, Ryan A.; of Clarkston; December 31, 2016 due to a motorcycle accident; age 31; son of Carol & Fred; father of Michelle Sloan; brother of Christina Martus; grandson of Shirley Getty; uncle of Lilly, Gavin & Kora Chappell; boyfriend of Sarah Ifrate; preceded in death by his grandparents: Harold Getty, Mary & Bill Martus. […]

John W. WICKSTROM

WICKSTROM, John W.; of Clarkston; December 31, 2016; age 80; husband of Sally for 60 years; father of Consie (William) Pickard and John Jr (Sandra) Wickstrom; grandpa “Puppa” of Dirk (LeeAnn) Ridley Jr., Emily (Charles) Kesler, Rev. John (Kristia) Wickstrom III, Aimee (Mike) Campbell and Nicole (Nathan) Sweet; also survived by 14 great grandchildren. John […]

Gerald L. DOUGHERTY

DOUGHERTY, Gerald L.; of Clarkston, MI formerly of Elmira, NY; January 1,2017; age 81; preceded in death by his wife Anna; father of Joseph (Sharon) Matkosky, Jo-Ann (late David) Whitaker and Laura (Phil) Gonzales; grandpa of Payton, Crystal, Tara (Suj), Jessica (Matt), Jonathon (Jessica), Nathan & Nicole; great grandpa of Leo, Justin, Madalyne, Christopher, Caylee & Nora; […]

Robert Dale STEPHENS

STEPHENS, Robert Dale; of Crossville, TN formerly of Oxford; unexpectedly November 2, 2016; age 67; Robert served in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from General Motors and served as an Oakland County Sheriff. He enjoyed traveling and restoring cars. Memorial service Saturday 3:00 p.m. at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where […]