McFarland Foss Funeral Home
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Scheduled Services

Rossi, Francesco   May 25, 2018  Age 90

Beloved Husband of Rosemary.  Loving Father of Loreta (Mike) Galla, Lisa (Mike) Teasdale, Marta Rossi and Giuseppe (Jennifer) Rossi.  Proud Nonno of Dominic and Christian Rossi and Brianna Howes. Brother of Angelina (Giuseppe) Berlasi.  Visitation Wednesday 3-8pm. Funeral Service Thursday 11am at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn, with visitation to begin at 10am. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum.  Family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital @ or donations envelopes will be available at the funeral home, thank you for considering them.

Chimento, Giovanni L.  May 22, 2018   Age 73

Beloved Husband of Josephine.  Loving Father, Grandfather and friend.   Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn Friday 2-8pm with a VVA service at 6:30pm and Rosary service 7pm.  Funeral Mass Saturday May 26th, 11am with visiting beginning 10:30am at St. Barbara Catholic Church, Dearborn.  Memorial Contributions may be made to children in need of St. Barbara and St. Cunegunda Parish.

Wegher, Ines C.  May 8, 2018  Age 92  

Beloved Wife of the late Leno R.  Dear Mother of Noel A. (Sally) Wegher, Gene (Jean) Wegher, Elise (Paul) Drewyour and Brian J. (Lisa) Wegher.  Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  Sister of Delores Quattrin.  Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd. Dearborn Friday May 11th, 2018, 2-7pm.

Abdraboh, Caralyn R.  May 4, 2018  Age 47

Loving Mother of Brandon and Abid (Samantha).  Beloved Daughter of Rita and the late David.  Dear Sister of Theresa and Joseph (Gina).  Niece of Germaine and Marcella (Mel).  Dedicated nurse and friend to all animals.                                                                             Please call for further information 313-581-7240        

Taylor, Dorothy M.  May 6, 2018  Age 99

Beloved Wife of the late John.  Dear Mother of Mary (Joseph) Palazzolo, Maureen ((James) Budny and Anne (Karl) Roberts .  Loving Grandmother of Kathryn (Mark) Soave, Rosalee (Ken) Ingrum, Dan Palazzolo, Andrea (Kirk) Eshelman, Bill (Kelly) Roberts, Patrick Roberts and the late Michael Roberts.  Proud Great Great Grandmother of Giulia Soave, Lena Palazzolo, Giorgi Ingrum, Ariana Roberts, Caden Eshelman, Logan Eshelman, Mason Eshelman and Addelyn Eshelman.  Sister of the late Evalyn, Geraldine and Charlie.  
Private Memorial Mass Saturday May 26th, 2018, 10am . 

Baetens, Omer R.  April 29, 2018  Age 93

Dear Husband of Miriam.  Husband of the late Eleanor.  Father of Mark (Jane) & Lebeth.  Grandfather of James (Melissa) & Jonathon(Laura) Baetens and Allison (Dan)& Matthew (Rachel) Nester.   Great Grandfather of 5.  Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday May1st,  12noon at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church 13540 Gould Street, Dearborn with visitation beginning at 11am.  Burial, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit.

Patyna, Eva B. (nee Sroka)   April 28, 2018  Age 90

Wife of the late Henry A.  Dear Mother of Cindy (John) Piepszak and Paul Patyna.  Grandma of Noah, Emily, Krysten and Becky.  Dearest sister of Cecilia (the late Ray) Krench.  Also survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.  Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Road, Dearborn Monday 3-8pm with Rosary Service 7pm.  Funeral Mass Tuesday 9:30am at St. Cunnegunda Catholic Church 5900 St. Lawrence Street Detroit with visitation beginning at 9am.   Burial, St. Hedwig Cemetery.

Ludwig, Alvin R.   April 25, 2018  Age 97

Dear Brother of Ellen Geno.  Also survived by other loving family and friends.  Alvin was a proud WWII veteran having served in the United States Army.  Funeral Service is scheduled for Saturday April 28th, 2018 at 11am at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn, followed by Military Honors.  Visitation will be held Saturday from 10am until service begins.  Burial will be at Glen Eden Memorial Park Cemetery, Livonia.

Botelle, James Joseph  December 19, 2017  Age 77

Survived by his caring parish family of St. Barbara & St. Cunegunda.   Funeral Mass will be held @ St. Cunegunda 5900 St. Lawrence Street , Detroit Saturday May 5th, 3:30pm.  Rosary Service at 3pm.

Kuhagen, Roberta  April 17, 2018  Age 94

Dear Mother of Janice Kuhagen and the late James Kuhagen.  Also survived by many family members and friends.  Visitation Friday, April 20th 11am with Funeral Service, 1pm at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn.  Military Honors and burial to take place Monday, April 23rd, 2:30pm at Fort Custer National Cemetery.  Donations in honor of Roberta may be made to Hospice of Michigan or Henry Ford Village Benevolent Fund.

Brumo, Mildred Ruth   August 14, 1920 - April 14, 2018  

Dear Wife of the late Joseph.  Loving Mother of Eric (JoAnn) and Gregory (Colleen).  Sister to Betty (Joseph) Tomes and the late Joseph (Kathleen) Kocis.   Dearest Grandmother to Brendt (Veronica), Eric John, Allison (Brad) LaCombe and Michael (Gennifer).  Proud Great Grandmother of 8.  Former employee of City of Dearborn, Prior resident of Dearborn Michigan, Cape Coral Florida and Oakwood Commons.  Cremation has taken place.  Donations can be made to Angela Hospice 14100 Newburgh Rd., Livonia

Vandall, Harvey R. Jr.   April 14, 2018  Age 89

His parents were Harvey Russell Vandall and Nannie Mabelle Gunter Vandall. He moved to Michigan in 1954 and worked for the C&O Railroad.  A lifelong resident of Dearborn.  He married Maria Guadalupe Hernandez on September 21, 1957 in Detroit.  She predeceased him July 30,2003.  He is a Veteran of the Korean War and retired from the CSX Railroad after 47 years of service.  He is survived by his four children, Frances M. Lowe, James H. Vandall, Clifford I. Hernandez and David W. Vandall.  His grandchildren are Susan E. Coyle (David), Thomas R. Lowe (Brittany), William H. Lowe (Jessica), Kim Harper, Clifford "Doc" I. Hernandez Jr., Angela Hernandez, Anthony Hernandez, Pamela Hernandez (deceased), Sarah Duke (Thomas), Pedro Hernandez, Amy Hernandez, Christina Hernandez, Maria Hernandez and numerous great grandchildren. Sisters, Joann Burdette (Howard), Julie Vandall, Mary M. Vandall, Carol Ward, Judy Hartwell (Ralph). Brothers, Charles Vandall (deceased), Thomas Vandall (deceased), and Delbert Vandall. Brothers in law Jose Hernandez (Barbara), Marino Bucci (Maria, deceased). Sister in law Judith Hernandez, Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn Thursday April 19th 4-8pm, Friday April 20th 2-8pm.  Military Honors Service Saturday April 21st, 12 noon at McFarland Foss Funeral Home , followed by Final Committal Service at St. Hedwig Cemetery.

Taylor, Laura J.  (nee. Winters)  April 9, 2018  Age 58

Loving Mother of Irene Taylor (Keith Breckenridge), James (Alana) Taylor and Guy (Amber) Taylor.   Proud Grandmother of Davis Breckenridge, Sophia Taylor, Vincent Taylor and Evelyn Taylor.  Dear Sister of Susie, Karen, Kathy, Louie and Jerry.   A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, April 29th beginning @ 12noon at the Lincoln Park Masonic Temple 1561 Southfield Rd., Lincoln Park.

Heuser, E.  April 12, 1923 - March 27, 2018  Age 94

Dear Wife of Donald J.   Sister of Jeanette Coviak and the late Barbara Joan Stanford.  Aunt of Steve (Becky) Stanford, Teresa (Steve) Wisuri, John (Robin) Stanford, Barbara (Mark) Coleman, Cecilia (David) Stanford, William (Gina) Stanford, Catherine (John) Burt, James (Debra) Coviak, Jennifer (Howard) Binstock, Dan Coviak and Thomas (Jennifer) Coviak.   Funeral Mass Tuesday April 3rd, 11am at Henry Ford Village Chapel 15101 Ford Rd., Dearborn with visitation beginning at 10am.   Memorial Contributions are requested to Henry Ford Village Benevolent Care Fund.

Hatten, Travis John  March 20, 2018  Age 40

Loving Son of Adrienne Hatten and Edward P. Hatten.  Dear Brother of McKenzie Cockayne.  Memorial Mass Monday, April 2nd, 10am at St. Barbara Catholic Church  13534 Colson, Dearborn. Visiting will begin prior to Mass, at the church starting at 9:30am. Military Honors will be held. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in honor of Travis to The Dearborn Animal Shelter (Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit) 2661 Greenfield Rd., Dearborn , MI 48120  or  The Michigan Humane Society 30300 Telegraph Rd. Ste. 220 Bingham Farms, MI 48025

 Durkin, Sharon M.  March 14, 2018  Age 75 

Rock star! Shar Bear of Bob.  Loving Mom of Gregory J. (Jeffrey Goldsmith), Kelly M. (Donald J.) Kurek, and Michelle E. (Michael) Lutz. Gramsy to Nathan J., Magnus C., Julia H., and Joshua R.  Dearest Sister of Michael B. Faist, Bill A. Faist, and Pam H. Boesen.  Detroit Public Schools Psychologist for over 15 years.  Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home  5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn  Friday 4-8pm and Saturday 11am-4pm, with Service at 4pm.  Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Mrowka, Janet  March 7, 2018  Age 80

 Memorial Mass Friday, March 16th at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Dearborn

Muncatchy, Charles E.  March 11, 2018 

Husband of the late Ruth A.   Survived by his sons and many other loving family members.  Service will be held at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn Friday March 16th at 12 noon, visitation will begin at 10am.  Burial, Grand Lawn Cemetery.

Kosko, Nancy M.  March 9, 2018  Age 73

Predeceased by her parents Jacob and Betty, and her brother Gerald.  Survived by nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, choir friends, personal friends and colleagues.  Visitation Tuesday 3-8pm, with Rosary 6pm at McFarland Foss Funeral Home  5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10am, with visiting beginning at 9:30am at St. Alphonsus-St. Clement Catholic Church  13540 Gould St., Dearborn. Burial St. Hedwig Cemetery.

Borso, Charles "Chuck"  February 20, 2018  Age 89

Loving Husband of Marcie. Dear Dad of Mark (Debbie) Simpson. Proud Grandfather of Elsie, Jeffrey, and Cortney. Beloved Friend and devoted employee of McFarland Foss Funeral Home, 1951 - 2002. He will be missed. A Memorial Service will be scheduled at a later date.

Ricci, Maria  January 9, 2018  Age 92

 Wife of the late Ugo.  Beloved Mother of Anna (Nick) Giammarco and Franco (Hoda) Ricci.   Proud grandmother of Stefano (Erin), Nicholas (Debbie) and Alessandro.   Loving Great Grandmother of Lea and Natilie.   Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home  5401 Schaefer Rd.  Dearborn Thursday 3-8pm with Rosary Service 7pm.  Funeral mass at St. Barbara Catholic Church Friday 10am with visiting beginning at 9:30am.  Entombment at St. Hedwig Mausoleum.

Clark, Elizabeth L.  January 7, 2108  Age 91

Wife of the late Lloyd.  Beloved Mother of Mark (Diane), David and the late Darrell (Pam).   Proud Grandmother of Megan, Jamie, Danielle, Lance and Landon.  Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd. Dearborn Tuesday 2-8pm.  Funeral mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 22430 Michigan Ave Dearborn Wednesday 11 am with visiting beginning at 10:30am.   Burial Cadillac Memorial Gardens West.

Gordon, Kathleen Marie  Age 56  January 3, 2018

 Survived by her loving family and friends.  Visitation will be held Monday January 8th 2-4pm with a Scripture Service at 4pm at McFarland Foss Funeral Home  5401 Schaefer Rd/., Dearborn.   Memorials are requested to be made to the Heart Association or Fibromyalgia.

Cook, Mary Lillian  January 1, 2018  

 Private family services will be held.

Herron, Patrick  December 31, 2017  Age 87

Visitation is scheduled for Friday January 5th 1-3pm at McFarland Foss Funeral Home.  Funeral Mass Saturday January 6th 10am with visiting at 9:30am at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Dearborn

Troiani, Menina (nee Scarsella)  Age 89, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 in Delray Beach, Florida.

She resided in Dearborn, Michigan for 60 years. She is the widow of Ferdinando Troiani, they shared 62 years of marriage. She was born in Colle, Fagnano Alto, Italy on March 4, 1928. Menina was a Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, and Friend to all who knew her. Menina had more talents than we can count, and was very accomplished and admired. She is survived by her son, Livio (Roberta) Troiani, daughters, Maria (Joseph) LeClaire, Diana Troiani-Carpenter. Nephew, Rocco (Kathy) Scarsella. Seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and one great-great granddaughter on the way. One brother, Demetrio Scarsella, two brothers in law, Nicola Troiani and Luigi (Pasquina) Troiani. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, January 4th 1-3pm and 5-8pm, with Rosary at 6pm at McFarland Foss Funeral Home  5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn.  Funeral Mass Friday, January 5th, 10am, at St. Alphonsus-St. Clement Catholic Church  13540 Gould St., Dearborn, with visitation prior to the Mass, beginning at 9:30am.

Clear, Julia  November 21, 2017  Age 95

Wife of the late Clinton B.   Loving Mother of James and the late Jack.  Proud Grandma of Julie Clear, Paul Clear and Kathryn Darvishzadeh.   Dear Great Grandma of Mya and Zoe Degenfelder.   Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn Sunday 2-8pm with Rosary Service 5pm.  Funeral Mass Monday 10am at St. Alphonsus-St. Clement Church 13540 Gould Street, Dearborn with visiting beginning at 9:30am.   Entombment; St. Hedwig Mausoleum.

Baran, Joseph Anthony Jr.  November 22, 2017  Age 75 of Dearborn

Beloved Husband of Judith (Czerwienski). Father of Joseph III and David (Christine). Loving Son of the late Joseph Baran Sr. and Virginia (Krasnowski) Baran. Dear Brother of the Christopher (Shiela) and the late Dennis. Proud Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Proud Grandfather of Andrew and Terese Baran. Joe was a proud graduate of Fordson High School, Henry Ford Community College, and honors graduate of Lawrence Technological University. He was proud of his service in the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam during the Tet Offensive with the 563rd Medical Clearing Company near Chu Lai in 1967-1968. He was a proud member of the American Legion, NRA, and life member of the VFW, and Vietnam Veterans of America - Chapter 267. He was also a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, and a past president of the Fordson Varsity Alumni Club, as well as a current board member. He worked as a laborer and salesman for 52 yrs. at various steel companies in the Detroit area.
In lieu of flowers, please remember Joe by making a memorial contribution to the Vietnam Veterans of America or to the DAV.
Memorial  Thursday December 28th, 10am visiting and 11am Mass at St. Kateri Catholic Church  16101 Rotunda Dr., Dearborn, with a luncheon at the church hall immediately following. Please RSVP by December 20th by calling McFarland Foss Funeral Home at 313-581-7240.

Brouillette, Alan G.  November 17, 2017  Age 77

Beloved Husband of Constance M.  Dear Father of Brian (Jill), Alan J. (Jeanne), and Lisa (Bob) Brenton.  Loving Grandfather of Anna Brouillette, Scott Brouillette, Emily Brouillette, Alan R. Brouillette, Jacqueline Brenton, and Joseph Brenton. Brother of Sandy (Chuck) Armitage. Brother in law of Delores (Tom), Andrea (Chris), Andrew, and Jeanette. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Alan retired from Ford Motor Company in 1998. He loved golf, and was a member of the Dearborn Country Club for 20 years. Visitation Monday 3-8pm, with Rosary at 7pm at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn.  Funeral Mass Tuesday, 10am, with visitation to begin at 9:30am at St. Barbara Catholic Church. Burial, St. Hedwig Cemetery.

Fedraw, Shirley Mae  October 21, 2017  Age 91

Dear Sister of Violet (the late Harold) Jespersen and Charlotte Sherman.  Dear Aunt of MaryAnn (David) Stokes, Elaine (David) Goodwin, Lorene Sherman, Erik (Karen) Sherman and Aaron Sherman.  Also survived by many great nieces and great nephew.  In State Wednesday, Oct.25, at 10am at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 26550 Cherry Hill Rd., Dearborn Heights.  Funeral Services Wednesday 12noon at Church.  Interment immediately following at Woodmere Cemetery.  Shirley worked for Michigan Central Railroad for 38 years as a supervisor in the keypunch dept.  Memorials may be made to American Heart Association or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Lyman, Richard "Dick"  October 5, 2017  Age 96

Husband of the late Maxine.  Father of Larry Reeves and Russell and James Lyman.  Grandfather of Ryan, Chad and Abigail Lyman and Annette Reeves and Greg, Grant and Allison Lyman.  Great Grandfather of Piper, Hailey and Kaitlyn.  Owner of Goodall Shell Service, the family business (1929-2001).  Private Burial, Cadillac Memorial Gardens West.

Larson, Matthew D.  September 10, 2017  Age 77

Loving Husband of Michaline. Dear Father of Donald P. and Keith A. Also survived by many loving family members and friends. Visitation Thursday 5-8pm at McFarland Foss Funeral Home 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn. Funeral Service Friday 11am at Henry Ford Village Chapel 15101 Ford Rd., Dearborn, with visitation to begin at 10:30am. Memorial Contributions may be made to The Alzheimer's Association 25200 Telegraph Rd. Ste 100, Southfield, MI 48033

Litterio, William C  September 10, 2017  Age 99

Beloved Husband of the late Margaret. Loving father of Anne (Tom) Wozniak, Don (Laura) Litterio, Denise Litterio and the late Michael. Dearest Grandfather of Carrie, Annette, and Michael (Jordan) Wozniak. Great Grandfather of Georgie. As he lived, in his death, he continues to give. His body has been donated to U of M Medical School. Donations may be made to The ARC 22450 Park St. Dearborn, MI 48124

Agosti, Vilma E.  September 9, 2017  Age 86

Wife of Albert S. Dear Mother of Albert S. Agosti Jr. (the late Debra) and the late Christopher and Randolph. Grandmother of Nicholas and Amanda. Sister of the late Irene Wolflin. Sister-in-law of Frank (Mary). Service at McFarland Foss Funeral Home  5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn  Saturday, September 16th at 1pm visitation to begin at 12pm. Donations may be made to St. Louis Center 16195 Old US Hwy 12 Chelsea, MI 48118

 Okray, Thomas L.   August 25, 2017  Age 81

Beloved husband of  Mary R. Loving Father of Thomas (Debra) Okray and Mary (Mike) Spaven. Proud Grandpa of Kira and Jeffrey Okray. Brother of Edward and Al.  Proud U.S. Army Veteran. Services are pending.

El Haje, Fatima   July 28, 2017  Age 100

Wife of the late Hussien. Loving Mother and Sittee. Visitation Monday 4-8pm. Funeral Service at McFarland Foss Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday 10am.

Schumacher, Sallie Joyce  July 3, 2017  Age 86

Sallie was born November 20, 1930 in Detroit, to Raymond and Lois Siegert. She married Adelbert Schumacher in 1950, and together they raised five children. In addition to raising a family, she had an accomplished professional career as a well respected psychologist. Later in life, she married Dr. Charles Lloyd. Predeceased in death by her husbands, sons Ben and John, and sisters Ruth and Carol. She is survived by daughters Ellen and Carol, son Daniel, step daughters Kathy and Dell and sister Muriel Harper. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 29th - 10am at Henry Ford Village Chapel  15101 Ford Rd., Dearborn.

Hubbard, Nancy A.  July 10, 2017   Age 84

Beloved wife of the late John Dmytro.  Loving Mother of  Nancy (Tom) Costello, John (Sherry) Dmytro  & Jeff Dmytro.   Proud Grandmother of Ryan and Jack.   Dear Sister of James Cameron Hubbard and the late Henry F., John Jay and Frank C. Hubbard.       Sister-in-law of Joanna Hubbard.  Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  Private Services will be held Friday.  Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Union Township, Branch County, Michigan, next to her father.  There will be a Memorial Luncheon Sunday July 16th from 12noon - 3pm at "The Henry" 300 Town Center Drive, Dearborn.   The family is requesting any memorial contributions be made to the Kidney Foundation or to the Dearborn Police Charities.

Walker, Catherine C.  July 7, 2017  Age 80

Wife of the late Robert. Dear Mother of Michelle Walker, Debra Walker and Nicole (Jeff) Zelanzy. Also survived by her beloved little Westie "Patrick". Visitation Tuesday 2-7pm with Rosary 6pm at McFarland Foss Funeral Home  5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn. Funeral Mass Wednesday, 9:30am at St. Barbara Catholic Church, with visiting to begin at 9am. Burial at St. Hedwig Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Jan, Clarence William  June 12, 2017  Age 85

Survived by loving family and friends. Memorial Mass July 14th, 10:30am at Henry Ford Village Chapel 15101 Ford Rd., Dearborn. Visiting prior to the Mass beginning at 9:30am. 

Petrie, Judy  September 4, 1953 - June 25, 2017

Devoted Wife of Jerry.  Proud Loving Mother of Kara (Adam) Depew.   Adoring Gramma Judy to Addison and Colton.  Dear Sister of John (Judy) Gibson.  Also survived by her Dearest Lifelong Friend, Judy (Jerry) Babcock.  A backyard Memorial Celebration will be held July 8th 1-6pm @ Kara's home.  Please bring memories and pictures to share.   

Martinez – Munoz, Carol   June 23, 2017  Age 43

Beloved Daughter of Ruperto and the late Jennie.  Loving Mom to Antonio and the late Marcos.  Dearest Sister of Carmen, Carlos, Tori and Christina.  Amazing Auntie to Ryan, Connor, Mollie, Jaiden and Jenna.  Loving Fiance’ to Donald Carroll.  Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and her precious Chloe and Nitabird.  Visitation at McFarland Foss Funeral Home  5401 Schaefer Rd. Dearborn Wednesday  2-8pm with Service at 7pm.

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