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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McGeorge Perzanowski, Tina (Taylor Center 1984)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of Tina McGeorge Perzanowski. Tina passed away October 8, 2019. Age 53 of Saint Clair Shores. Beloved wife of Richard. Loving mother of Tim (Amanda) McGeorge and Tom (Mary) Prestigiacamo. Dear sister of Carl (Laura) McGeorge Jr., Robin (Kevin) Lavender and Kelly (Mark) Watson. Dearest grandmother of Abigail, Tim Jr., Brendon and Alyssa. Tina was preceded in death by her parents Carl and Ardith McGeorge. Tina is also survived by many other loving family and friends. Visitation Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 1-8 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Road. (313) 291-1800. Funeral services for Tina will be that evening starting at 7:00 p.m. Internment Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery. Please share memories and/or leave condolences on Tina’s guestbook.
Or, if you would like to donate to the family, please visit Tina Perzanowski Tribute Fund.

Stubbs, Rick (Kennedy 1984)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of Richard "Rick" Stubbs. Rick passed away on September 29, 2019.
Age 54. Beloved father of Aaron (Emilee LeBlanc) and Ryan. Loving partner of Nina Lustic. Dear brother of Kim Helton and the late Laura Huber. Rick also leaves behind his former spouse and mother of their children, Paula and his dogs Hope and Prince. Cremation has taken place.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday October 5, 2019 at Hope Lutheran Church, 3640 Madison Street, Dearborn. Visiation/gathering begins at 10:30 a.m, followed by the service at 11:00 a.m. A luncheon will take place immediately after the service.

Kovach Gardner, Danielle (Taylor Center 1958)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of Danielle Kovach Gardner. Danielle passed away September 24, 2019. Beloved Wife of Harry Gardner. Loving Mother of Dennis (Lisa), Donald and late Denise Gardner. Dearest Grandmother of Rebecca, David, Aaron, Nichole.

Visitation: Sunday, October 06, 2019, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, at Howe-Peterson Funeral Home - Taylor Chapel,
Funeral: Monday, October 07, 2019, Instate @10:00 AM, Funeral @11:00 AM - at St. Paul United Church of Christ 24158 Goddard Rd, Taylor, MI 48180

Jackson, Robert (Truman 1977)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of Robert (Bob) Jackson.
Jackson, Robert (Bob). September 6, 2019. Age 60 of Romulus. Beloved husband of Cindy. Loving father of Robert L. Jackson. Dearest son of Mary and the late Lynwood Jackson. Dearest step-father of Nathan Rogers. Dear brother of Gail (Late Rudy) Guzman. Dearest friend and ex-husband of Donna (Arthur)Evans. Bob will be deeply missed by family and friends. Memorial visitation Friday 11:00 a.m. with a 12:00 noon memorial service to follow St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church. Donations may be made to Michigan Humane Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Taylor chapel of Voran Funeral Home. Please share memories and/or leave condolences on Bob’s guestbook.

Barker, Carol (Taylor Center 1962)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of Carol Barker. Barker, Carol K., age 75, September 2, 2019 of Plymouth. Beloved wife of Gerald for 53 years. Loving mother of Kathleen (Steven Peters) Barker and David (Lisa) Barker. Proud grandmother of Emma, Lola, Drew and Wesley Barker. Dear sister of Raymond (Karen) Firchau. Carol was an avid reader, loved crossword puzzles and her flower garden. She was an active member with Historic Trinity Lutheran Church. Visitation Tuesday, September 10th 2-8 PM at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 Ann Arbor Rd. W., (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. In state Wednesday, September 11th 10 AM until the 11 AM Funeral Service at Historic Trinity Lutheran Church, 1345 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit, MI 48207. Memorial contributions may be made to Historic Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth. To share a memory, please use the Share a Memory tab on this web page.

Witz, Thomas (Kennedy 1968)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of Thomas Witz. Thomas Vern Witz, passed away on September 6, 2019 at the age of 69.
Loving son of the late Barb and the late Vern. Dear father of Melanie. Dear brother of Dan (Bev), Harry (Nora), Les (Shirley) and the late Tim.
Thomas loved watching and playing golf, football and basketball. He played at Pebble Beach once, and talked about it forever. He looked forward to camping at Higgins Lake every year with his family. He loved to travel and spend time with his daughter.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, September 14 at 1:00pm at Sportsmen’s Den with a luncheon immediately following. If you would like to attend, please let the family know.

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