David Blower, 86

David E. Blower, 86, of Harrisville, formerly of Clarkston, passed away July 20, 2023 at his home.Dave was first a family man that loved us all beyond words and was very proud to be head of our family. He was also ambitious, courageous, competitive, emotional, patriotic, talkative, and a happy warrior. Self-driven, he was a […]

Louis Tessier, 59

Louis Henry “Skip” Tessier, of Goodrich, died on Sept. 26, 2023 at the age of 59.Skip was born March 26, 1964 in Bellow Falls, Vt., to Marva Louise (nee: Bowen) and the late Louis Henry Tessier, Sr.He married the former Ramona Marie Allen on April 14, 1985 in Clarkston. He is survived by his loving […]

Francine Bailey, 66

Francine Mary Bailey, of Clarkston, passed away Sept. 25, 2023 at the age of 66.Since it is impossible to honor Francine’s story in a few paragraphs, we are limited to the most basic highlights of her life.Honolulu is where Francine was born. However, after three years of age, she grew up in the Philippines where […]

Keith Sievers, 72

Keith Charles Sievers, of Clarkston, formerly of Keego Harbor, passed away on Sept. 21, 2023 at the age of 72.Husband of Vicki (nee Sherwood) for 50 years. Father of Timothy (Tracy Lee) Sievers and Nicholas (Lacey) Sievers, father-in-law of Joanne Sievers, dedicated papa of Donovan, Jacob, Noah, Malachi, Ainsley, Sierra, Arabella and Asher; brother of […]

Duane Bailey, 88

Duane Carleton Bailey, of Clarkston, passed away at home on Sept. 23, 2023 at the age of 88.Born Jan. 17, 1935 to Carleton and Marion Bailey in Oakwood.Preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Edith.Father of Patricia (Kevin) Borsh and Nancy Bailey, grandpa of Katherine (Christopher) McQuade, great-grandpa of Cora Ann McQuade, brother […]

Ruth Ann Licatovich, 79

Ruth Ann Licatovich, of Clarkston, passed away at home on Sept. 22, 2023 at the age of 79.Wife of Robert, mother of Carole (Kevin) Gretz, Ralph Hensey, Sheri (Robert) Zender, Floy (Frank) Bernstein, Heather (Mike) Pearsall, and Scott Clark, grandma of Adam, Danielle, Jason, Nathan, Kelsey, Dominic, Catherine, Kassidy, Keegan, Taylor, and Morgan, and also […]

Gregory Nichols, 63

Gregory Louis “Greg” Nichols, of Clarkston, passed away on Sept. 18, 2023 at the age of 63.Beloved husband of Kathryn for more than 41 years. Loving father of Amanda (Chris) Hess and Andrea Nichols, devoted grandfather of Theo and Charlotte, son of Lois and the late Christ Nichols, brother of Anne Mary (Peter Zagone) Nichols […]

Judith Ward, 84

Judy Ward peacefully met the Lord on July 16, 2023, surrounded by loved ones.  She was 84 years young and led a very active life.Judith Kay Derby was born in Detroit, to Gail and Ruth Winifred Derby, on Feb. 26, 1939. She was reared in Redford with her two sisters Sandra Derby (Tom Martin) and […]

Sharon Hoover, 83

Sharon Lee Hoover, of Commerce Township, formerly of Clarkston, passed away surrounded by family on Sept. 17, 2023 at the age of 83.Preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Richard “Dick,” sister Patricia (late Bill) Miller, and her parents Ray and Arlyle Warren.Mother of Jennifer (Steve) Schulz and Cynthia (Christian) Fabian, grandma of […]

Grief support group meeting Oct. 10

Wint’s Healing Hearts Grief Support Group for all ages for those who have recently lost a loved one will be held Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. from the Carriage House in Clintonwood Park, 6000 Clarkston Road.The topic of this month’s meeting is “Asking for Help.”The meeting will be led by a bereavement counselor for Lewis […]