In Memoriam

IN MEMORY OF.... OUR CLASSMATES AND FACULTY WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY.

“Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing.
And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb.
And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.”

~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet~

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Mazgai, Jonathan (Kennedy 2016)

The Taylor Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Jonathan Mazgai. Jonathan passed away on January 12, 2019. Beloved son of Billy and Susan Mazgai. Loving brother of Timothy John Mazgai. Dear nephew of David and Lori Sieloff, Joe and Julie Umlah and Aymee Horvath. He is also survived by his cherished friends George and Dinky Giesim and many beloved cousins. He is preceded in death by his brother William Joseph Mazgai.

Wilkerson, Donald "Chipper" (Kennedy 1993)

The Taylor Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Donald "Chipper" Wilkerson. Don “Chipper” passed away January 9, 2019. Age 43 of Taylor. Beloved husband of Monica. Loving son of Joan (Gary) Henson and Donald (Pat) Wilkerson. Beloved father of Jillian Bostelman, Julian Bostelman and Alex Bostelman. Dear brother of Raychel (David) Tallieu. Dearest grandfather of Aiden. Dear uncle of Grant and Easton. Preceded in death by a loving step-father Fred Dienes. Chipper is also survived by many other loving family and friends. Visitation Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 1-8 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Road. (313) 291-1800. Funeral services for Chipper will be that day starting at 5:00 p.m. Donations may be made to American Cancer Society. Please share memories and/or leave condolences on Chipper’s guestbook.

Bennett, Adam (Taylor Center 1989)

The Alumni Association just received this information on Adam Bennett.
The Taylor Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Adam Bennett. Adam Richard Bennett, age 47 of Taylor passed away on November 21st, 2018. Loving husband of Janet for 13 years. Cherished father of Lilly and Olivia. Beloved son of James and Monica Bennett. Dearest brother of Wendy (Rich). Loving uncle of Heather (Ryan) Alex and Richie. Great uncle of Fiona and Stella. Loving blood brother and best friend for life of Rich Clements and Brian Warner. Dear nephew of many aunts and uncles. Also loved by many cousins.

Funeral services were held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, November 27th, at the Taylor Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9800 South Telegraph Rd. Taylor, MI. 48180. Visitation was on Monday, November 26th from 2:00PM-8:00PM.

Memorials are suggested to Lilly and Olivia's Trust Fund.

Conway, Cornelius "Lee" (Kennedy 1966)

The Taylor Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Lee Conway. Lee passed away December 16, 2018. There are no funeral arrangements. He leaves 2 sons, Joseph and David, 2 sisters and 3 brothers, nieces and nephews and his girlfriend.

Austin Chrzanowski, Vicki (Truman 1974)

The Taylor Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Vicki Austin-Chrzanowski. Vicki passed away December 13, 2018. Age 62 of Taylor. Beloved wife of Tom. Loving mother of Jodi (TC 96) (Jim, JFK 99) Montgomery and Roger (JFK 98) (Janis) Hollenbeck. Beloved stepmother of Elizabeth (Steve) Alexander, Thomas Chrzanowski and Tim (Melissa) Chrzanowski. Dear sister of Alan (Tammy) Austin, Lynn (Danny) Searcy, Lisa (Scott) Dennis and Valerie (Brent) Pfeifer. Dearest Nana of Kristin, Ashley, Madison, Dylan and Timothy Elijah. Vicki was preceded in death by her parents Red and Barbara Austin. Vicki will be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Visitation Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 1-8 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Road. (313) 291-1800. Funeral service Monday 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery. Donations may be made to the family. The family will be donating to many charities in Vicki’s honor. Please share memories and/or leave condolences on Vicki’s guestbook.

Stewart Norvell, Kathleen (Kathy) (Taylor Center 1970)

The Taylor Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Kathleen (Kathy) Stewart. Kathleen Ann Stewart Norvell, 66 of White Plains passed away Monday, December 3, 2018, at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville, IN. Born October 10, 1952, to Charles Stewart and the late Betty (O'Connor) Stewart in Inkster, Michigan. She attended Earlington Assembly of God. She worked in sewing factories for many years before working as a nurse aid at Western State Hospital and Western Kentucky Veterans Center where she enjoyed caring for others. Time spent with her family and her grandchildren was her true joy in life.

Preceded in death by her mother, Betty O'Connor Stewart; and grandparents, Charles and Sarah Stewart.
Survived by her daughter, Kristi Norvell of Madisonville; sons, Brent Norvell of White Plains and Ryan Norvell of Madisonville; grandchildren, Kensley Norvell and Karson Morgan; father, Charles Stewart; brother, Charles "Chuck" Stewart (HST 77); and sister, Genevieve Stewart Branam (HST 79).

Service will be held at Bandy Funeral Home in Nortonville on Friday at 11:00 A.M. with Bro. Lawrence Richardson and Sister Karen Wix officiating. Burial to follow in New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. and Friday after 9:00 A.M. at the funeral home.
https://www.bandyfuneralhome.com/notices/Kathleen-Norvell

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