Shirley Cartwright passed away on June 17, at 11:45 a.m. at St. John Macomb Hospital from Swine Flu, with other underlying health issues. Shirley was the wife of Alex Cartwright for 25 years. There was memorial service on Mon, June 29, 11:00 a.m. at Christian Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 521 E. Hamlin Rd., Rochester Hills 48307.
Kenneth E. Backhurst, age 63, of Mount Clemens, passed away unexpectedly in his home July 12, 2009. He was born on April 14, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan, a son of the late George and Molly (Elgood) Backhurst. Ken had worked as an engineer at General Motors, and had lived at his present address since 1994. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at 11 a.m. in Grace Episcopal Church, 115 South Main Street, Mount Clemens with the Reverend Anne Glass Bump officiating. Funeral arrangements by the Will and Schwarzkoff Funeral Home, 233 Northbound Gratiot Avenue, Mount Clemens.
Merrill Dixon 90, died August 30, 2009. Beloved husband of Gloria for 35 years. Dear father of Ann Marie (Kevin) Jakobiak and Richard (Karen) Dixon. Loving grandfather of Lauren, Philip and Amanda. Visitation Tuesday, September 1, 2009 from 3-8 p.m. at Price Funeral Home, 3725 Rochester Rd. (between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads) Troy, 248-689-0700. In state Wednesday, September 2, 2009 from 10 a.m. until service 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Troy, 6363 Livernois Road, Troy. Interment Oakland Hills Cemetery, Novi.
NORM COONFER died Sunday August 30, 2009 of a stroke . His Funeral was Tuesday September 01, 2009 at 11:00 am in Venice, FL. There will be a memorial on Oct. 03,2009 in Clarkston, MI. Rec’d 09/16/09 Norms service in Michigan was October 03,2009; 11:00 am; at North Oaks Presbyterian Community Church; 9600 Ortonville Rd. (M-15),Clarkston, MI. (1mi. east of I-75). Source: Art Wojno