Baby Boy Smith

“The Little” Smith, baby boy, arrived at peace in the arms of his loving parents, Joshua and Katelyn (Coates) Smith, March 8, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He is survived by his parents, Joshua and Katelyn, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; grandparents, Pat (Cathy) Smith, Chris Toy, Tom Toy of Eau […]


PHENICIE, Gerald “Jerry”; of Clarkston; age 79; passed away suddenly March 9, 2019; loving husband of Patricia for 55 years; father of Jeanette Naylor, Lisa Phenicie, Scott (Danielle) Phenicie, Patrick Phenicie; papa of Hayley, Makayla, Zachary, Erica, Raina and Caden; great grandpapa of Alivia and River; Jerry was proud of his time spent serving his […]

Thomas H. RITTER

RITTER, Thomas H.; of Waterford formerly of Pontiac; age 76; passed March 9, 2019 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s and Dementia; preceded in death by parents Kevin and Mary, brothers Kevin Jr and Jim; cherished father of  Christopher (Min), Cecilia, Scott, Joseph, and Jacob; grandpa of Zoe Rose, Maxwell, Reese, and Marin; brother of […]

Stephen F. ROSE

ROSE, Stephen F.; of Grand Blanc formerly of Clarkston; passed away suddenly March 7, 2019; age 63; husband of Esther for 41 years; father of Meredith (Rob Filarecki) Rose & Nathan (Sarah Spicer) Rose;  brother of Christopher (June) Rose, Patrick (Sheila) Rose, the late Hugh (late Bambi) Rose; brother in law of Harry (Ginger) Hoffman, […]

George W. FIRMAN, Jr.

FIRMAN, George W., Jr.; of Waterford; passed away at home March 4, 2019; age 92; preceded in death by his wife Bonnie; father of Karen (Ken) Brown; grandpa of Kassie (Jonathon) Redker & Kari (Hank) Passmore; great grandpa of Elizabeth, Sarah, Payton & Cameron; brother of Ethelyn (Jack) Terryah. George retired from Pontiac Schools as […]


ALLEN-STEELE, Reberta N.; of Waterford formerly of Clarkston; passed away peacefully March 2, 2019; age 91; preceded in death by her first husband Bill Allen & second husband Howard Steele; mother of Rod (Linda) Allen & Jodi (Eddie) Stone; grandma of Todd (Sarah) Allen, Lesley (Kyle) Erickson, Nicholas (Ashley) Norton & Lindsey Stone; great grandma […]


HEINRICH, Norman E.; of Clarkston formerly of Rochester Hills; passed away at home February 25, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer; age 55; father of Eric & Mitchell Heinrich and their mother Annemarie; son of Ernest & Carole Heinrich; brother of Nancy & Howard Heinrich. Norm worked hard his entire life and was very […]

Brian Lee KRICK

KRICK, Brian Lee “Butch” of Clarkston; suddenly passed away February 14, 2019; age 65.  Preceded in death by his parents Robert and Barbara Krick.  Father of Daniel (Ashley) Krick and Kalynne Krick.  Brother of Brenda (Kevin) Cox and Bobette Krick.  Uncle of Steven, Melissa (Ruben) and Michelle.  Also survived by many great nieces, nephews, extended […]

Isobel Rita Zelenak

Isobel Rita Zelenak, age 92, of Holly, died Mon. Feb. 11, 2019. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:15 AM Sat. Feb. 16, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church of Milford with Msgr. John Budde, Celebrant. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Waterford. Visitation will be from 2-9 PM Fri. at the Dryer Funeral […]


FILLMORE, M. NADIENE of Clarkston, passed away February 11, 2019 at 96 years of age.  Loving wife of the late Donald; cherished mother of Donn Fillmore; grandmother of Lauren, Alex, and Ryan; mother in law of Dina Fillmore. Preceded in death by siblings John Wilk and Molysa Morgan. Nadiene was an active and vibrant woman. She […]