Hennessy, Barbara D.; 64, formerly of Lake Orion

Barbara Diane Hennessy, 64, of Clarkston, MI and formerly of Lake Orion, passed away on March 30, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Michael Hennessy in 2012, parents Mike and Joan Miller, and her siblings Jim Miller, Susan (Nate) Kean, and Chris Miller. She is survived by her children Andrea (Charlie) Romines, […]

Ferry, Mary Ann; 55, of Lake Orion

Mary Ann Ferry; of Lake Orion; age 55; passed away March 26, 2017. Mary Ann is the beloved wife of Hank Ferry; dear brother of Mark (Sue) Beaver; and aunt of Bryan (Allison) Beaver. Mary Ann graduated from Lake Orion High School and worked for the Lake Orion Nursing Home for 12 years. Funeral services […]

Dorland, Mary “Bobby”; 97, of Rochester

Mary “Bobby” Dorland age 97 of Rochester, passed away March 8, 2017. Bobby was the loving mother of Carol (Randy) Davis and Charles (Kim) Dorland. She is the cherished grandmother of Bradley (Annette), Michael (Ellen), Scott (Jessi) and Kristy (Emily). She is also survived by 6 great grandchildren, dear friend and caregiver Octavia and many […]

Hunter, Joan; 89, of Lake Orion

Joan Hunter; of Lake Orion; age 89; passed away March 20, 2017 surrounded by her loved ones. Joan was born May 30, 1927 in England. At the age of 19 she moved to the United States. In her prime, she was an avid Real Estate agent in the area for many years. She had a […]

Fischer, Nancy C.; 74, of Lake Orion

Nancy C. Fischer; of Lake Orion; passed away on March 10, 2017 at the age of 74. Nancy is survived by her husband of 52 years, Horst Fischer; her sons Glenn (Christina) Fischer and Dennis Fischer; and her grandchildren Benedict, Matthew and Heather. Nancy is a retired Administrative Assistant to the Athletic Director of Warren […]

Schmidt, Evelyn E.; 96, of Lake Orion

Evelyn E. Schmidt; of Lake Orion; age 96; passed away March 13, 2017. Evelyn is the beloved wife of the late William Schmidt Sr.; loving mother of Janet Pender, William Schmidt Jr. and Sharon Lamb; grandmother of 9; great grandma and great great grandma to many; and sister of Bea (Jim) Donahue. Family and Friends […]

Smokoski, Frances R.; 91, of Lake Orion

Frances R. Smokoski; of Lake Orion; age 91; passed away March 17, 2017. Frances is survived by her brother Edward (the late Geraldine) Smokoski; nieces and nephews, Jan (Roger) Frankel, Bob (Vickie) Smokoski, Susan (Bud) Clark and Denise (Warner) Williams; and 13 great nieces and nephews. Frances was a member of St. Louis the King […]

Hinds, Ellamae; 73, of Oxford

Ellamae Hinds, 73, of Oxford, MI, passed away on March 7, 2017, at St. Joseph Hospital after her fight against ALS. Ellamae was born in Tipton, IN, to mother Grace on May 1, 1943. She was the youngest of 10 siblings. She was an amazing and loving wife, mother, mother-in-law and friend. She is survived […]

Howe, Ronald C.; 75, formerly of Lake Orion

Ronald C. Howe, age 75 of Fostoria, formerly of Lake Orion, passed away March 4, 2017. He was born in Detroit, MI on April 11, 1941. Ron was an amazing husband, father, and grandfather. He embraced being a father and was one in every sense of the word. Ron will be deeply missed by all […]

Founding member of Oxford Pregnancy Center dies at 87

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor A local woman who selflessly dedicated much of her life to helping mothers in need and their babies has passed away. Oxford resident Theresa “Gerry” Milosch, one of the founding members of the Oxford Pregnancy Center, died on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. She was 87 years old. Milosch “She […]