Sandra Gellish, 75

Sandra L. “Sandy” Gellish, of Clarkston, passed away Jan. 7, 2024, at the age of 75.Born Aug. 19, 1948 in Detroit to Ludwig “Bud” and Shirley Tischler.Preceded in death by husband Donald.Mother of Alvah (Barbara) Gellish and Lorretta (Derek) Robinson, grandma of Jessica, Carolyn, Bradley, Michael, David, Logan, Austin Nicholas, Austin Jack, Allisun, Wyatt, and […]

Joseph Cusumano, 85

Joseph P. Cusumano, of Clarkston, passed away Jan. 2, 2024, at the age of 85.Loving husband of Karen for 57 years, cherished father of Anthony and Christopher, dear son of the late Sam and Luci Cusumano, caring brother of the late Larry (Nancy) Cusumano and the late Sam (Pat) Cusumano, beloved brother-in-law of Marilyn (Everett) […]

Carl Jones, 75

Carl L. Jones, of Clarkston, passed away on Jan. 1, 2024, at the age of 75.Born in Warsaw, N.Y., on July 14, 1948, to Carl and Marion Jones.Husband of Ana, father of Carl (Stacy) Jones, Richard Jones, and Andrew Jones, brother of Donald Jones, David Jones, Howard (Bonnie) Jones, James (Pam) Jones, and Mary (Jim) […]

Walter Brancheau, 82

Walter T. “Walt” Brancheau, of Clarkston, passed away Dec. 31, 2023 at the age of 82.Preceded in death by his wife of nearly 59 years, Cynthia, and his son Keith.Father of Debbie Barba, Scott Brancheau, and Dawn (Gregg) Zydeck, grandpa of Jake Brancheau, Clarisa Garcia, Taylor (Sheena) Brancheau, Connor Carpenter, Megan (fiancé Tom Symanski) Zydeck, […]

Patricia Bean, 96

Patricia Louise Bean passed away on Jan. 1, 2024 at the age of 96.Born on Aug. 26, 1927 in Detroit to Joseph and Mary Day.Preceded in death by her husband Thomas and her son Scott.Mother of Thomas Bean, Linda (Garry) Dickieson, Timothy Bean, and Dan Bean, mother-in-law of Kathy Bean, and also survived by 11 […]

Renee Gekiere, 53

Renee Marie Gekiere, of Clarkston, formerly of Rochester, passed away Dec. 31, 2023 at the age of 53 due to injuries from an automobile accident on Christmas Eve.Loving mother of Chris, Juliana, and Hope, daughter of Frank (late Mary Lou) Stone, friend/former wife of Paul Gekiere, sister of Michelle Marcum and Frank Stone, sister-in-law of […]

Grief support group

Wint’s Healing Hearts Grief Support Group for all ages for those who have recently lost a loved one will be held Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. from the Carriage House in Clintonwood Park, 6000 Clarkston Road.The topic of this month’s meeting is “I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief.”The meeting will be led by […]

Judy Wilson, 85

Judy Ann Wilson, of Clarkston, passed away on Dec. 26, 2023 at the age of 85.Mother of Kevin Wilson, Bruce (Sandra) Wilson, Gene (Penny) Wilson, and Bonnie (Larry) Scott, grandmother of eight, great-grandmother of seven, sister of Dianne Coppedge and Fred Chevalier, and stepsister of David, Sandy, and Mark. Preceded in death by her parents […]

Fred Goudsmit, 92

Fred Goudsmit, resident of Clarkston and formerly of Macomb Township, passed away on Dec. 28, 2023 in Pontiac, five days shy of his 93rd birthday.Beloved husband of the late Anna Goudsmit (nee’ Kristl). Loving father of Linda (Daniel) Mayernik. Proud grandfather of Megan (Nick) Akers, Matthew, and Anna. Dear brother of the late Abraham Goudsmit […]

Karen Stringer, 85

Karen Jill Stringer, of Clarkston, passed away on Dec. 26, 2023 at the age of 85.She was born July 6, 1938 to Donald and Alma Campbell.Wife of Wendell for 67 years, and mother of Todd (Dara) Stringer, Gary (Mona) Stringer, Brent (Sarah) Stringer, Mark Stringer, and Scott Stringer. Preceded in death by her son Paul […]