THE FOLLOWING ARE ANNOUNCEMENTS OF THE PASSING OF OUR FELLOW BROTHERS AND SISTERS. YOU MAY BE GONE, BUT YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.
Arthur aka “Leroy” Age 82 of Algonac, passed away April 25, 2017. Arthur served in the U.S. Air Force and was retired from the Macomb County Sheriff Department. He was a member of the F.O.P. #187 and the American Legion Post 4. He enjoyed golfing and traveling. Beloved husband of Carol. Dear father of David (Therese), Raymond (Pam), Kevin (Roseann), and Ken (Dawn). Loving grandfather of nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Dear brother of Harvey, Ronald, Sid, Richard, and the late George.
Suddenly gone at 47 years young, Dennis was a lover of life, people and animals. In a gentle way he touched the lives of all who knew him. Welcomed into heaven by his beloved mother Gail, grandparents Benjamin and Mary and nephew Michael. He will be forever in the hearts of his beloved father Benjamin; fiancé Natasha; her three sons and their expected bundle of joy; brother Benjamin McGuire (Tammy), sister Angie (Larry), nephews Benjamin and James McGuire; nieces Crystal McGuire, Ashley and Alesha Wilt. Loving nephew of Lydia McGuire and cousin of David Shriner (Danielle Leach).
Brother Pietro “Pete” Joseph Miceli, age 59, of Harrison Township, passed away at home Monday July 13, 2009. A lifelong area resident, he was born in Detroit. He was the service director at Pat Moran Chevrolet in Clinton Township, a member of the Clinton Township Area Optimist Club, and active in many community events. He is survived by his wife, Maureen; children, Jennifer (David) Lobdell, Carla, and Anthony; stepfather to Brian Fay; grandfather to David, Alisha, and Samantha; brother of Nino. Predeceased by parents, Tony and Anne Miceli; sister, Cathy.
James E. Tredwell passed away Monday February 2, 2008 at age 65 in his home. James served the Detroit Police Department as a police officer for 29 years. After retiring he went on to work at the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office performing extra security as a “Blue Coat”. He has been a member of the Central Macomb Lodge since its inception. James was laid to rest on February 22nd at Clinton Grove Cemetery 21189 Cass Avenue Clinton Township, MI 48038.
It is with heavy hearts that the Armada Police Department and the citizens of the Village of Armada advise that the retired Chief of Police Joseph Golembiewski passed away on May 30, 2008. Chief Golembiewski was a Marine and served in Vietnam, he worked for CN railroad Police, the Department of Homeland Security, as well as serving as Chief of the Armada Police Department for nearly a decade.
76 of Chesterfield, formerly of Richmond died Tuesday, February 10, 2009 in his home after an extended illness. Mr. Jovanovich was born April 28, 1932 in Warren, Michigan to the late Michael and Anna (Drazich) Jovanovich. He married Jennie Klein in New Baltimore on August 17, 1996. Ray retired in 1993 as a police officer from the Armada Police Department. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 187. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, shooting pool and was always up for a party. He is survived by his wife, Jennie, children, R. Dan (Angela) of China Twp., Richard (Kathy) of Fostoria, Cynthia Jay of Columbiaville, Renee (James) Little of Melbourne, FL. and Diane (Patrick) Jovanovich-Fryer of East China, step-children, Sherry (Terrance) Desmarais-Byer of New Baltimore, Kasandra (Shawn) Boyd of Goodells and Ronald (Laura) Givens of Lenox, brother, Richard (Marilyn) Jay of Naples, FL., brother-in-law, George Vlaich of MN., twenty-one grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael on October 27, 1998, his granddaughter, Kristle Jovanovich on May 22, 1985, his first wife, Suzanne on April 28, 2001, sister Mildred Vlaich and step-daughter Lisa Marie Givens.