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FREDERICK BLONDE
Frederick F. Blonde, 74, a resident of Washington Township since 1964, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015, at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester Hills, Michigan.
Fred was born July 18, 1940, in Burnside, Michigan, the son of Joseph and Ellen (Kreiner) Blonde. He married the former Pat Santiago in Hawaii on May 19, 1962.
After serving his country proud in the Air Force for five years, Fred started work with Pontiac Motors where he worked the next 30 years in skilled trades until retirement in 1993. After retirement from GM, Fred was active in the Romeo/Washington Chamber of Commerce where he served as its president, was on the Washington Township Planning Commission, and was an elected trustee for many years. Fred was also proud of belonging to the Washington Township Fire Department where he served for many years and retired as a sergeant. His hobbies included golfing and being a University of Michigan fan. He enjoyed all types of sports and being a founding member along with his wife, Marie, and children of St. John & Paul Catholic Church where he served for many years as an usher.
Fred is survived by his wife ,Pat; children Lisa (Paul) Ballinger of Chesterfield Township, Dennis Blonde of and Renee Blonde, both of Roseville, Michigan. Fred was preceded in death by his parents; twin brother Rod; and sister Audrey Roth.
Services were held Tuesday, April 21, at St. John & Paul Catholic Church with Fr. David Buersmeyer officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 22, at Burnside Cemetery in Burnside, Michigan. Arrangements were by the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home in Romeo.
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MOIRA "JANEY" MULLIN
Moira J. "Janey" Mullin, 77, of Washington Township, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Crittenton Hospital Medical Center in Rochester Hills.
Moira was born on April 19, 1937, the daughter of deceased parents George and Phyllis Maledon. She is survived by siblings Maryann (Carl deceased), Carol (Loren deceased), Robert (Lorna), and Elizabeth. She was preceded in death by siblings Paul (Beverly) and Sheila (Donald deceased).
Moira was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Alfred, of 58 years. She is survived by her daughters, Mary, Virginia (Kenneth), Barbara (Richard) and Eileen (Keith). She was the proud grandmother of seven.
Moira worked at Minnesota Fabrics for over 20 years and was an assistant manager. While a pastime was creative sewing, her true passion were the Detroit Tigers. She knew every player to include their strengths and weaknesses.
Services were held Monday, April 20, at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons in Shelby Township.
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SHIRLEY PARDON
Shirley B. Pardon, 88, of Capac and formerly of Romeo, passed away April 15, 2015 at Yale Medilodge. She was born Dec. 28, 1926, in Romeo, the daughter of Sylvester Ross and Ernestine (Strassburg) Pardon.
Shirley was a member of the First Baptist Church in Romeo and then the Baptist Church in Capac. She was a nanny and caregiver to many. Shirley was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Royal Oak Chapter # 392.
She is survived by her beloved siblings, Leona Thorman of Bruce Township, Doug (Thelma) Pardon of Imlay City and Jim Pardon of Berville; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings Bob, Sam, Avis, Cora Mendez, Dick "Milo," Lyle, John, Jay and Ray; and longtime friend and companion Russell Bowman.
Services were held Saturday, April 18, at Roth-Muir Funeral Home in Romeo. Burial was at Romeo Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Sanctuary at Maple Vista, 600 Maple Vista Street, Imlay City, MI 48444.
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VIRGINIA TUSCANY
Virginia (nee Lagodna) Tuscany, 92, of Ray Township, was called into the arms of the Lord on Monday, April 20, 2015, at Romeo Nursing Center.
Virginia was born Sept. 11, 1922, in Detroit, to John and Anna (nee Lange) Lagodna.
After graduating high school, Virginia worked in Detroit as a secretary from 1941 to 1944, when she left to marry Neil Tuscany on Oct. 21, 1944, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Detroit. They remarried on April 13, 1945, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Utica. They celebrated their 64th anniversary in 2008.
During their marriage, they lived in Utica, Shelby, Mt. Clemens and Ray Township. Virginia attended St. Peter Lutheran Church in Richmond. She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, cooking, taking care of her family and casino trips with her late husband.
She is survived by her children, Michael (Pat) and Karen (Michael) Boetefuer; grandchildren Tiffany, Angela, Stephanie (Carter), Jon and Janelle (Brian); great-grandchildren, Noah, Zoey and Emma; sisters-in-law Ester Millerd and Betty Arbaugh; and brothers-in-law James Daoust and James Tyler. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Neil Tuscany; siblings, Frieda (Louis) Herschelman, Harold (Shirley) Lagodna, Margie Daoust and Robert (Marian) Lagodna; and siblings-in-law, Earl (Bertha), Thomas (Elsie), Floyd (Helen), Norman (Irene), Myrtle Tyler, Bruce Millerd, and Milt Arbaugh.
Services have already taken place with burial in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Shelby Township. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes would be appreciated to Romeo Nursing Center, 250 Denby St., Romeo, Michigan 48065.
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FREDERICK BLONDE
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SHIRLEY PARDON
VIRGINIA TUSCANY

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