In Memoriam


“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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Moran, James (Kennedy 1970)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of James Michael Moran, Jr. (Mike), age 67, of Taylor, Michigan. James passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Beloved Husband of Laura for forty years. Hunting partner of Sons James (Jennifer) and Sean (Katie). Proud Grandfather of Matthew and Amelia. Dear Brother of Ray, Colleen and the late Val. Precious son of the late James Sr. and Shirley Moran. Mike truly enjoyed the time he spent hunting and fishing with his two sons and teaching Matthew to fish.
Howe Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 Telegraph Rd., Taylor, Michigan. Visitation at Thursday, November 7, 2019, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Service on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Stellini, Katherine (Taylor Center 1969)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of Kathy Stellini. Katherine Marie Stellini of White Lake was born December 3, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan to Charles Dominic and Mary Ann (nee: Formosa) Stellini. She died November 4, 2019 at the age of 68.

Ms. Stellini is the beloved mother of Kimarie Martin, Erika (the late David) Barbara, Leah (Jim) Smith and Jessica (Andrew) Bryer. Nonna of Brandon, Zachariah, Brooke (Brodie), Marissa, Lexi, Lydia and August. Buz-Nonna of Jade and Rylee. Dear sister of Carol (Bob) Hack, Fr. Bob Stellini, George (the late Mickey) Stellini, Patricia Kidd, Dr. Michael (Deborah) Stellini, Vincent Stellini and Thomas (Charlotte) Stellini. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Ms. Stellini was a mom and nonna first and foremost. She grew up in Taylor and had numerous friends who loved her and she whom loved in return. She was selfless and made numerous sacrifices for others. She lived by the words “Your kindness is exceeded only by your personal charm.”

Funeral Mass from St. Patrick Catholic Church, 9086 Hutchins Rd. White Lake (at Hutchins Road) Saturday November 9, 11 AM (In State 10 AM). Interment White Lake Cemetery. Friends may visit Lynch and Sons Funeral Home, 340 North Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (3 blocks south of Maple Rd.) November 7, Thursday 7-9 PM and November 8, Friday 3-9 PM. Memorials to the family to be used to purchase a headstone or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital appreciated.

Boyd, James "Jim" (Taylor Center 1986)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of James Boyd.
Memorial for James (Jimmy) Boyd will be on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Beacon Baptist Church, 21721 Northline Rd Taylor , Mi 48180
Visitation 10:00 -11:00 am, Service 11:00 am
Luncheon served @ 12:00 after the service at the church .
Please make donations to Beacon Baptist Church for kids to attend summer camp .

Porath Crossley, Janine (Kennedy 1967)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association extends condolences to the family and friends of Janine Porath Crossley. Janine, age 70,of Woodhaven, Michigan, passed away October 20, 2019. Loving wife to William A. Crossley for 30 years. Beloved mom to Bethany (Brendan) Taylor and Scott (Leslie) Perry. Dear grandma to Scott (Nikki Smith) Monro, Alicia Caren and Jon Monro. Proud great grandma to Carter and Avalia. Janine is survived by her brothers Owen and Garry Grundman. Janine graduated from Kennedy High School in Taylor in 1967. She retired from Crestview Cadillac where she was the Controller. Since she retired, Janine spent her winters in Florida where she enjoyed playing bocce ball, marbles, and other games with her friends. Memorial contributions may be made to Henry Ford Hospice.

Visitation: Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 3:00PM - 9:00PM, Service: Thursday, October 24, 2019, 10:00AM
The Allen Park Chapel of The Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd, Allen Park, MI 48101

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.

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