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Jessie Thomas

Mar 17, 1933 - Dec 05, 2023

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Detroit, MI

Interment:Evergreen Cemetery Detroit, Michigan To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Jessie M. Thomas, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Xavier Carr

Jul 25, 1987 - Feb 21, 2024

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Detroit, MI

Interment:Elmwood Cemetery Detroit, Michigan To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Xavier Carr, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Yvonne M. Koury

Aug 13, 1940 - Feb 24, 2024

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Detroit, MI

"Yvonne M. Koury, passed away on February 24, 2024 after a long illness. She was a longtime resident of Detroit. Yvonne will be remembered as a woman of deep faith. In her earlier years, she was employed as a medical transcriptionist. Daughter of the late Charles and Mary Koury. Predeceased by her twin sister, Barbara. There will be a funeral Mass held on Tuesday, March 5, at 10:30 a.m. (visitation 10:00) at National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica, 2100 Twelve Mile Rd., Royal Oak. Entombment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit. Share your memories at www.SullivanFuneralDirectors.com."

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Earl Cureton

Sep 02, 1957 - Feb 03, 2024

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Detroit, MI

"Former NBA player Earl Cureton passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 4th, 2024, at the age of 66. The Detroit Pistons, his former team, confirmed his passing. Cureton collapsed at his home in Farmington Hills, Mich., as reported by The Detroit News. Cureton, also a college basketball star at Detroit Mercy, was famous for his dedication to the game and his community. Dick Vitale, former coach at Detroit Mercy, expressed his sorrow. Highlighting Cureton's passion for inspiring young people to pursue their dreams. Nicknamed ""The Twirl,"" Cureton enjoyed a successful NBA career spanning 12 seasons. He won championships with the Philadelphia 76ers in 1982-83 and the Houston Rockets in 1993-94. Throughout his career, he demonstrated resilience and sportsmanship. Thus leaving a lasting impact on the basketball world. After retiring from professional basketball, Cureton continued to serve as a community ambassador for the Pistons. Pistons owner Tom Gores praised Cureton's generosity, positivity, and dedication to his family and community. Cureton's legacy extends beyond the court. He remains a beloved figure in Detroit Mercy's athletic Hall of Fame. The community fondly remembers his contributions to basketball and his commitment to uplifting others. "

Lawrence Gene Fisher Ward

Jul 19, 1986 - Jan 06, 2024

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Detroit, MI

Lawrence Gene Fisher Ward, 37, of Detroit Michigan, passed away on January 6, 2024, and was born on July 19, 1986.

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Laura Virginia O'Neill

Apr 17, 1925 - Jan 26, 2024

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Detroit, MI

Laura Virginia (Becht) O’Neill died on January 26, 2024 at the age of 98. Laura was born in Detroit, Michigan, on April 17, 1925 to the late Phoebe and Fred Becht. Laura had six siblings and was the last born. She graduated from Detroit’s Northwestern High School in 1943. After graduating high school, Laura worked for The Children’s Aid Society until after World War II. On October 6, 1951, Laura married William (Bill) O’Neill. They resided in their Northwest Detroit home for over 50 years. Laura and Bill had three children– Craig, Judith, and Mark. Once the children grew older, Laura began working in the food service department at Mercy College. Laura and William were married for 68 years. Laura loved gardening, reading, taking the grandchildren to Greenfield Village/Henry Ford Museum, and traveling with her family. Laura and Bill loved to visit various places in the U.S., but frequently took road trips out East. She also enjoyed spending summers at the family cottage. Laura was an active member of New Hudson United Methodist Church. Laura is preceded in death by her husband, William, her siblings– Olive, Fred, Donald, Margaret, and Dorothy, and grandson, Christopher. Laura is survived by her children– Craig (the late Lynne), Judith (Jeff Weaver), and Mark (Elizabeth), grandchildren– Jonathan (Stacie), Kyle, Hilary, Brooke, Nolan, and Mara (Jason), great-grandchildren– Sofia, Olivia, Amelia, Conner, Raidyn, and Deni. Laura is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and extended family. In lieu of flowers, please donate to New Hudson United Methodist Church at https://secure.myvanco.com/L-Z2Y6/campaign/C-11XH8Visitation for Laura will be held Sunday, February 4, 2024 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM Visitation will also be held Monday, February, 5, 2024 from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM at Manns Family Funeral Home, 17000 Middlebelt, Livonia 48154.

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Daniel Richard Snyder

Apr 18, 1938 - Feb 11, 2024

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Detroit, MI

Daniel Richard Snyder, 85, Detroit, Michigan.In loving memory of our Dad, Daniel Richard Snyder, who passed on Sunday, February 11, 2024. Loving father to his daughters and son, and grandfather to four grandchildren, he will be dearly missed by his family.Born in Detroit, Michigan, on April 18,1938 to Jean Sniderman (Ogoroskin) and Samuel Sniderman, and his loving older sister Shirley Sniderman (Gumpper), he spent most of his life living near family and friends in the Detroit area. His interest in history, art, geography and languages led him on many travel adventures and short residencies in Scandinavia, Spain, New York and the Bay Area. An avid academic with a Masters in Geography and Urban Planning from Wayne State University, he continued to enrich his education throughout his life. Proficient in eight languages and a teacher of geography, he earned a second Masters of Geology from Michigan State University and published a study on Olivine in his 70's. His long professional career included work in regional planning for Southeastern Michigan and information technology for Wayne State University. ln his lifelong passion for the pursuit and study of art, his work focused mainly on oil painting, woodworking, and charcoal drawing. He painted many landscapes, abstract works, and drawings that his family and friends will continue to enjoy in his memory.Dan is survived by and will be dearly missed by his children Ilya Snyder, Anouk Amelie Tapper, and Laure Schaffner, grandchildren Forest, Madeliene (Snowy), Isaac and Amelie (Lily), niece Valerie, great nephew Jake, and dear ex-wife Josie .

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Amy Eleanor LaGuire

Nov 19, 1978 - Feb 22, 2024

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Detroit, MI

"Amy Eleanor LaGuire, 45, of Traverse City, Michigan passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at Henry Ford Hospital. Amy\u0027s complete obituary will appear at a later date."

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Gertrude Davis

Jun 13, 1936 - Feb 21, 2024

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Detroit, MI

Viewing Thursday February 29 2024 4-7 PM/ NORTHWEST CHAPEL/ Visitation Friday March 1 2024 10:30 AM/ Service 11:00 AM/ Leland Baptist Church/ 22420 Fenkell/ Detroit/ To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of , please .

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Lula Jean Vaughn

Jul 01, 1944 - Feb 19, 2024

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Detroit, MI

Lula Jean Vaughn affectionately, known as Ll, made her debut into the world July Ist 1944. She was born to her Beloved mother Ophelia Spears who preceded her in death, and a doting father Catry Vaughn Sr. who also proceeded her in death. Proud parents of the oldest daughter of four. She received her diploma from Muskegon Heights High School where she was a majorette and also a baton twirler. LJ was raised in the church where she met her husband John Henry Lewis. From their union came three heartbeats Teeha Lewis, Tasha (Anthony) Smith and Taji Lewis. To further her educational goals she relocated to Houston, Texas. There she earned her Bachelor's degree in Transportation and public affairs from hbeu, Texas Southern University. She remained in Houston and became the director of Harris County Publie Transportation. After her children were older and out of the home relocated to California in pursuit of her lifelong dreams of acting she took acting classes to enrich her new craft signed with an agent and became a member of Screen Actors Guild. LJ was blessed and had many movies that she played a part in such as Kingdom Come, Pursuit of Happyness and Minority Report and a video to her eredit by Savage Garden I Knew You When. She was an amazing mother daughter wife sister friend just amazing IJ departed from this Earthly realm on February 19th, 2024. She leaves to cherish her memory three children Techa Lewis Taji Lewis and Tasha Anthony Smith she has three loving sisters Daaiyah (Abdullah) Abdul-Muhaimin, Ora Spears and Carolyn Spears. Loving brothers Catry Vaughn, B.J Vaughn, Jimmy Vaughn, Leroy Vaughn and Kirvis Richardson, Jerome Richardson Three Brothers preceded her in death early Spears Raymond Spears and Freddie Richardson several nieces and nephews great nieces and great nephews grandchildren Caina Smith Destiny Vaughn-Hunt, Taryn Lewis-Smith, Tia Lewis Cameron Lewis Williams and Cassidy Thomas. Great grandson Matthew Williams and great granddaughter Kaina Felder: She will be greatly missed. To to the family or in memory of Lula Jean Vaughn, please

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Cleve Hill

Jun 29, 1958 - Feb 24, 2024

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Detroit, MI

Interment:Sacred Heart Cemetery Detroit, Michigan To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Cleve Hill, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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