Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church

32500 Palmer Rd. 
Westland, MI 48186
In Memoriam
This page is dedicated to those who have passed on. We will post viewing and funeral details once we receive that information.



Parishioner Ray Smith passed away September 4. Visitation is Friday, September 7 from 2 - 9 p.m. at John N. Santeiu and Son Funeral Home.  He will be instate at 9 a.m. followed by his funeral Mass Saturday, September 8 at 10 a.m. at Ss. Simon and Jude.


Parishioner Thomas Barreto passed away August 25. Visitation is Wednesday, August 29 from 3 - 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Uht Funeral Home. His funeral service is Thursday, August 30 at 10:30 a.m. at Uht Funeral Home.


William Kiesznowski passed away August 11. His visitation is Tuesday, August 21 from 9 - 10 a.m. at Ss. Simon and Jude, followed by his funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Fr. Lewis Eberhart will be officiating.


Parishioner Olga Michalik passed away July 25. Her visitation is Sunday, July 29 from 4 - 9 p.m. at Uht Funeral Home. There is a scripture service at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Her burial will be out of state.


Parishioner Thomas Dunigan passed away July 25. Visitation is Sunday from 1 - 8 p.m. with a scripture service at 3 p.m. His funeral service is Monday at 10 a.m. at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home in Westland.


Parishioner Victor Abdo passed away July 16. Visitation is Thursday, July 19 from 4 - 8 p.m. at John N. Santeiu and Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City. There is at scripture service at 7 p.m. He will be instate Friday, July 20 at 9 a.m. at Ss. Simon and Jude followed by his Mass of the Resurrection at 10 a.m. 


Parishioner Edna Kaster passed away July 6. Visitation is Thursday, July 12 from 2 - 8 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home in Livonia (Farmington north of 5 Mile). There is a Rosary at 7 p.m. She will be instate Friday, July 13 at 9 a.m. at Ss. Simon and Jude followed by her Mass of the Resurrection at 10 a.m.


Parishioner Doreen Carey passed away June 28. Visitation is Monday, July 2 from 10 - 11 a.m. at Ss. Simon and Jude. Her Mass of the Resurrection at 11 a.m. 


Former parishioner Bobbye Kaley passed away June 27 in Albuquerque,New Mexico. There are no funeral arrangements at this time.


Parishioner Michael Zacharias passed away May 25. Visitation is Thursday, May 31 from 2 - 9 p.m. at RG & GR Harris Funeral Home, Ford Road in Garden City. There will be a scripture service at 7 p.m. on Thursday. He will be instate on Friday, June 1 at 9 a.m. at Ss. Simon and Jude followed by Mass at 10 a.m.


Parishioner Andrew Bushway passed away May 15. Memorial gathering is Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 5 p.m. followed by the 7 p.m. memorial service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 N. Inkster Road, Garden City.



Parishioner Sebina "Clare" Thomas passed away March 28. Her Mass of the Resurrection is Wednesday, April 11 at noon.


Parishioner Rick Schalk passed away March 28. Visitation is Thursday, April 5 from 4 - 8 p.m. and Friday, April 6 from 1 - 8 p.m. at John N. Santeiu Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Road in Garden City. There will be a scripture service at 7 p.m. on Friday. He will be instate on Saturday, April 7 at 9:30 a.m. at Ss. Simon and Jude followed by Mass at 10 a.m.


Parishioner Carlos Carlini passed away March 22 at the age of 92.  A private service was held.


Parishioner Dora Marie Beacher passed away January 26. Visitation is Sunday, February 4

from 2 - 9 p.m. at Uht Funeral Home.  She will be instate on Monday, February 5 at 9:30 a.m. at Ss. Simon and Jude followed by her Mass of the Resurrection at  at 10 a.m.


Parishioner Gerald "Jerry" Bigelow passed away January 16. His Memorial Mass at Ss. Simon and Jude is Friday, January 26 at 10 a.m.


Rosemary Kawa, mother of parishioner Kristine Parker, passed away. Her Memorial Mass at Ss. Simon and Jude is Thursday, January 25 at 10 a.m.


Parishioner Genevieve Gehringer passed away January 17. Visitation is Saturday, January 20 from noon - 3 p.m. at Uht Funeral Home. Her funeral service is at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.


Former parishioner, Rita Carey, passed away in Arizona. Her funeral service is Friday, January 19.


Parishioner Marguerite Wojewski's passed away January 14. Her funeral service is Friday, January 19 at noon at Uht Funeral Home.  Visitation is Thursday from noon - 8 p.m.

 

Parishioner Wilma Hayden passed away. Her Memorial Mass is Monday, November 20 at 10 a.m. She will be instate at Ss. Simon and Jude from 9 to 10 a.m.


Fr. William "Bill" G. Petron, formerly a pastor at St. Mel Parish, passed away November 16. Visitation is Saturday 2 - 7 p.m. and Sunday noon - 6 p.m. with scripture service at 5 p.m. at A.J. Desmond and Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple and Big Beaver), Troy. Fr. Petron will lie instate Monday at 10 a.m. until his Mass of Resurrection at 11 a.m. at St. Hubert's Parish, 38775 Prentiss St., Harrison Twp.


Parishioner Frank Bray passed away November 1, 2017. Visitation at Uht Funeral Home is Sunday, November 5 from 1 - 5 p.m. with a scripture service at 5 p.m. He will lie instate at Ss. Simon and Jude Church from 9 a.m. until his Mass of the Resurrection at 10 a.m.


Parishioner Karen Hill passed away September 12, 2017. Her Memorial Mass is Monday, October 30 at 10 a.m.


Parishioner Julia Dunigan passed away September 12, 2017. Visitation is Friday 1 - 8 p.m. at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Road (between Ford Road and Cherry Hill) Westland. Her funeral service is Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.