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Died: Saturday, September 07, 2013
Age: 69
BREWER, Keith; of Waterford formerly of Auburn Heights; September 7, 2013; Age 69; husband of Kaye for 51 years; father of Keith (Paige), Kevin (Margie), Kris (Doug) Sayles & Kendra (Charlie) Giacona; also survived by 13 grandchildren and two great granddaughters; brother of Claude, Kern & Bill Brewer; son in law of Dorothy Lewis; brother in law of Lee (Bonnie) Lewis and Janie (Tom) Vallett; Also many nieces & nephews; Keith served in the U.S. Army and the military always held a special place in his heart. He retired from General Motors in 2008 after helping establish a plant in Mexico; He was an elder at White Lake Baptist Church and enjoyed golfing, baseball, football, speed skating and coaching little league. Funeral service Tuesday 10:30 a.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Monday 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery; Memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice or Holly Special Services.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Jayson Powell

Died: Saturday, September 07, 2013
Age: 59
Jayson J. Powell, Jr., of Waterford, passed away on Sept. 7, 2013 from heart failure. He was 59.

He’s survived by his mother, Genevieve Powell, of St. Cloud, Florida; sister Sherrie (Al) Heath, of Winter Springs, FL; brother Richard (Kim Libby) Powell, of St. Cloud, FL; son Jayson J. Powell III, of Waterford; daughter Heather Powell, of Waterford. Mr. Powell was married to Rhonda Keel for 28 years.

He was preceded in death by his father Jayson J. Powell.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Coats Funeral Home in Waterford.

James Edward Rogers

Died: Friday, September 06, 2013
Age: 53
of Ortonville. Born July 11, 1960 in Port Huron, Michigan to the late Charles E. and Betty O. (nee: Teeple) Rogers. He married the former Deborah Burkhard in Bad Axe on October 19, 1985. He is survived by his loving wife Debbie; two children, Matthew and Katelyn Rogers; one brother, Richard (Dori) Rogers; one sister, Betty Cookson; he was preceded in death by one daughter, Jessica Rogers and one sister, Mary Rogers. Jim was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was employed by GP Strategies in Troy. He was a member of the Ortonville Lions Club. Funeral service will be Monday, September 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME, ORTONVILLE. Interment will be at Rock Fall Cemetery, Harbor Beach. Family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Lions Club Bear Lake Camp for the Visually Impaired www.bearlakecamp.org/donations. To send a condolence to the family go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries

Marvel J. KITSON

Died: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Age: 85
KITSON, Marvel J.; of Clarkston; September 5, 2013; Age 85; wife of Clarence “Kit” for 62 years; mother of Jeff (Debbie) and Jim (Dianne); Grandma of Kristin (fiancé Joe Plucker), Jeff D., Melissa (Josh) Zian & Mindy (Ryan) Hart; Great Grandma of Mackenzie, Joey & Emily; Friends may visit at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston Sunday 3 – 5 p.m. & 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral Service Monday 11:00 a.m. at Seymour Lake United Methodist Church with visitation at the church beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment Seymour Lake Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Seymour Lake United Methodist Church. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Geraldine Calderelli

Died: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Age: 88
Geraldine McDowell Runfeldt Calderelli, of Oxford, died Sept. 5, 2013. She was 88.

She was born March 20, 1925 in Bergen County New Jersey to a large family.

Mrs. Calderelli was preceded in death by her first husband Andrew Theodore Runfeldt. She’s survived by her husband Fredrick Calderelli, Jr. and her sons Theodore Runfeldt (Rose), Alan Runfeldt (Catherine), Steven Runfeldt.

Mrs. Calderelli will be missed by her 7 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.

She married Andrew Theordore Runfeldt when he returned from service in WWII in 1945. She lived for many years and raised three sons in Berkeley Heights, NJ where she had been payroll bookkeeper for the Summit Board of Education, a member of Union Village Methodist Church and an active member for 30 years of the NJ Business Professional Women's Organization. Geraldine served for many years as Free Acres Town Clerk.

Mrs. Calderelli retired to Florida upon the loss of her husband Theodore. She then married Fred Calderelli in 2000. She recently lived with her son, Ted in Oxford, Michigan. She was an avid photographer and was very sociable, and made friends quickly where ever she lived.

In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged in support of The Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, Oxford, MI. To leave an online condolence please visit www. lynchfamilyfuneraldirectors.com

Ann Marie HILL

Died: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Age: 64
HILL, Ann Marie; of Waterford; September 5, 2013; Age 64; Wife of Dennis for 46 years; Mother of Nena (Mark) Dion, Kim (John) Davis, Clint Hill and Heather Hill; Grandma of Kayla, Morgan, Samantha, Matthew, Cody, Arika & Alicia; Sister of Rhonda Zizumbo and Vern Compton;Like a grandma to Taylor Hepler; Ann Marie was a waitress for over 20 years at Grecian Village Restaurant, Waterford. She enjoyed flower gardening; A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 14th at 4:00 p.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until time of service; In lieu of flowers, any donations may be made to the family. Online guest book www.wintfuneralhome.com

John F Hitch

Died: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Age: 81
John F. Hitch, Jr., of Oxford, died August 23, 2013. He was 81.

John was the loving husband of Josephine Hitch (nee Terzo) for 54 years; cherished father of Ramona Norton or Oxford, Paul (Lisa) Hitch of Lapeer, Carl (Paige) Hitch of Attica, and Alan Hitch of FL, stepdaughter Karen Fink Calyonia; beloved grandfather of 7 and great-grandfather of 5. John was preceded in death by his son, Gene. John was retired from Chrysler where he had worked in skill trades for 30 years.

He was an avid traveler and enjoyed traveling with JoAnn. Together they have traveled the US from coast to coast, in both directions, traveled to Mexico several times as well as most of Europe, especially Spain, Italy, and Sicily.

John also enjoyed flying and motorcycles. He was a licensed pilot.

John was active in the community serving as a Scout Master, a volunteer for the American Red Cross, Oxford/Orion FISH, Meals on Wheels, the Oxford Garden Club, and Seven Ponds Nature Center.

John was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion 108. John was a long time member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Orion. Services have already been held. Arrangements were entrusted to the Oxford Chapel of Huntoon Funeral Home.


Died: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Age: 78
PEREZ-BENITEZ, NATALIA; of Waterford; September 4, 2013; age 78; mother of Franco (Santos) Reyes Perez, Amador (Paz) Reyes Perez, Benita Reyes Perez, Carmen (Fernando) Galindo, Maricela (Jaine) Gutierrez, Juvenal Reyes Perez, Orlando Reyes Perez and Erika (Isrrael) Galindo; sister of Isabel Perez-Benitez. Natalia was a member of Mt. Zion Church. Funeral Service 1:00 pm Sunday at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit 11:00 am until time of service. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com


Died: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Age: 71
PILARCIK, Robert J. “Bob”; of Clarkston; September 4, 2013; age 71; loving husband of Florence; beloved father of Br. Eric Pilarcik, OFM, Elizabeth (Ko) Kurokawa, Amy (Michael) Marcum and Jill (Mathew) McDevitt; loving grandpap of Sophie, Grace, Jack, Gabe, Nick, Theo and Nate; brother of William (Celeste) Pilarcik and Thomas (Barbara) Pilarcik; also survived by many nieces, nephews, beloved extended family and friends. Bob was a real estate broker at Coldwell Banker Shooltz and was a spiritual director. Bob was in the Air Force Reserve. Friends may visit at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston Tuesday 4-8 p.m.; Funeral Mass Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at St. Daniel Catholic Church, Clarkston where friends may visit at church after 9:00 a.m. Rite of Committal Lakeview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Columbiere Retreat Center.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Andrew MacLeod

Died: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Age: 24
MacLeod, Andrew J.; age 24 of Clarkston. September 4, 2013. Devoted father of Chase and Chloe. Loving son of Chris and Kelly. Dear brother of Ashley (Chris) Hoak and Austin MacLeod. Grandson of David and Betty Ludwig and Margaret (the late Kenneth) MacLeod. Also survived by the loving mother of his children Jacinda, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Andrew, “Curly”, was a 2008 graduate of Lake Orion High School. A Celebration of Andrew’s Life was held Monday, September 9, 2013 – 1 p.m. at Modetz Funeral Home, 100 E. Silverbell Rd., Orion. Suggested memorials to the family for future care of his children. Online condolences www.modetzfuneralhomes.com.
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