Duguid, Marilyn; 84, of Oxford

Duguid, Marilyn; 84, of Oxford

Marilyn Duguid; 84, of Oxford, passed away January 29, 2019 in Pontiac, MI. She was 84-years-old. Marilyn was born in Detroit, MI February 6, 1934 to Harlan and Mildred Kaser. She is the beloved mother of Cynthia Duguid, Linda (James) Fitzpatrick and the late Paul Duguid. She is grandmother to Brent Williams, Leah (James) Earhart, […]

Rothschild, Tony; 71, formerly of Lake Orion

Rothschild, Tony; 71, formerly of Lake Orion

Tony Rothschild spent his life working with those around him to compassionately help those in need in the community. Rothschild, of East Hampton, Massachusetts and formerly of Lake Orion, died on Jan. 21 after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 71-years-old. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. March 10 at the Wayne State […]

Burcham, Harley “Joe”; 91, of Lake Orion

Burcham, Harley “Joe”; 91, of Lake Orion

Harley “Joe” Burcham; of Lake Orion; November 30, 1927 – January 23, 2019. Joe passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. He is survived by his daughter Diane (Joe) Tomakowski; sons, Carl (Laurie) Burcham, Gary (Roma) Burcham and Larry (Ellavon) Burcham; his 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren who will deeply miss their Grandpa. Joe […]

Darbyshire, Richard A.; 88, of Lake Orion

Darbyshire, Richard A.; 88, of Lake Orion

Richard Allen Darbyshire, of Lake Orion and formerly of Clawson/Troy, passed away in his wife Genevieve’s arms in his home on January 21, 2019. He was 88-years-old. Richard is the loving husband of Genevieve for 61 years; dear father of Robert (Rena), Edward (Marlene), Leonard, David (Lori), Richard (Jennifer), Gretchen (James Metevier), James (Erica), Marianela, Audrey […]

Smokoski, Edward J.; 90, of Lake Orion

Smokoski, Edward J.; 90, of Lake Orion

Edward J. Smokoski; of Lake Orion; passed away January 13, 2019. He was 90-years-old. Ed is the beloved husband of the late Geraldine; loving father of Robert (Vickie) Smokoski and Denise (Warner) Williams; loving grandfather of Shane, Melissa and Michele; and dear great grandfather of Kaylinn, Joseph, Abigail, Emerson and Jackson. Ed was a Veteran […]

Hoffman, John E.; 90, of Oxford

Hoffman, John E.; 90, of Oxford

John Edward Hoffman, of Oxford, died January 12, 2019. He was 90-years-old. John was born October 1, 1928 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to the late Jesse and Ida (nee: Beck) Hoffman. He married the former Yvonne Faye Busch on October 11, 1952. She preceded him in death in 1986. He is survived by two daughters, Barbara Hoffman and Cherisse […]

Kwapisz, Ronald C.; 81, of Lake Orion

Kwapisz, Ronald C.; 81, of Lake Orion

Ronald C. Kwapisz; of Lake Orion; passed away January 6, 2019. He was 81-years-old. Ron is the loving husband of the late Patricia Kwapisz; loving father of Lisa (Bruce) Proper and Todd (Amy) Kwapisz; loving grandfather of Christopher, David, Paige, Kirsten, Aidan and Kellan; and loving brother of the late Carol (Edward) Kozicki. In his younger […]

Koch, Edith A.; 93, of Oakland Township

Koch, Edith A.; 93, of Oakland Township

Edith Ann Koch; of Oakland Township, died Monday December 24, 2018 at 7:12 a.m. at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester Hills, Michigan. She was 93-years-old. Edith Ann was born October 3, 1925 in Butler, Illinois, the daughter of John Edward and Caroline Rosalie (Beck) Holcomb. She married Warren Wittke Koch on October 14, 1944 in Jacksonville, […]

Sondgerath, Beth Ann; 71, of Lake Orion

Sondgerath, Beth Ann; 71, of Lake Orion

Beth Ann Sondgerath; of Lake Orion; passed away December 27, 2018. She was 71-years-old. Beth is the loving mother of Dawn (Lea) Sondgerath and Lisa (Bruce) Losey.  She is also survived by her brother Allen (Marti) Engleman; her sisters, Virginia (the late Steven) Harvey and Patricia (Norm) Davis.  Beth was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, […]

Thomas, Leo E.; 88, of Lake Orion

Leo E. Thomas; of Lake Orion; passed away on December 3, 2018. He was 88-years-old.  Leo is the beloved husband of the late Mary Thomas; dear father of Katherine Marie Thomas and the late Joseph Leo Thomas. Leo was born in Russellville, Michigan and served in the Army at the end of WWII as a […]