Nancy Ann Nawrocki, 61

Nancy Ann Nawrocki  of Lake Orion passed away on December 6, 2019. She was 61 years old. She was the beloved wife of Michael. Dear sister of Bruce Hawkins. Cherished Godmother of Sarah and Leah. Aunt of Annie, Heather, Amy, Melissa, Matthew, and Carly. Nancy was kind, compassionate, thoughtful and courageous. She had had a […]

Patricia Daugherty Petrusha Rosales, 80

Patricia “Trish” Jean Daugherty Petrusha Rosales; of Lake Orion; age 80; passed away on November 25, 2019. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband Jesus Rosales; her father William Daugherty; and grandson Joshua Wright. She is survived by her mother Jean Daugherty; brothers, Jim (Shirley), Pete (Kayla), and Bill (Janine) Daugherty; her children, Julie […]

Glenn Dill, 75

Former Oxford resident Glenn Terry Dill died on Nov. 22, 2019 in Alpena after a year-long fight with cancer. He was 75-years-old. Mr. Dill was born in Pontiac on Sept. 27, 1944 to Glenn and Dorothy Dill, both now deceased. Mr. Dill graduated from Oxford High School, studied at Flint Junior College after graduation and […]

Michael Moran, 60

Michael J “Turtle” Moran of Madison Heights passed away at his home on on Nov. 21, 2019, after an eight-year battle with cancer. He was 60-years-old. Mr. Moran grew up in Leonard and attended Oxford schools. He roamed the trails and fields and sometimes the sidewalks on his pony named Dolly or on a series […]

William Partaka, 72

William J. Partaka, 72, passed away on November 29, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Velma. Children, Jean Partaka, Seth Partaka (Crystal) and David Partaka (Nicole). Grandchildren, Tyler, Mikahla, Isabella, and Kelsey. Brothers Joseph Partaka and John Partaka. Sisters Joan Staroska, Sheree Hendricks and Mary […]

William Devine, 82

Oxford resident William “Bill” Henry Devine died Nov. 19, 2019. He was 82-years-old. He was the voving husband of Bernadette “Cookie”. Dear father of Bill (Sharon) Devine, Tim (Liz) Devine, Mary (Jeff) Royse, Paul (Kari) Peruski, Neil (Melissa) Peruski, and Eric (Beth) Peruski. Grandfather of Timmy, Max, Ashley, Peyton, Loren, Allison, Brent, Anna, Ryan, Pierce, […]

Beverly Johnson, 85

 Beverly A. Johnson passed away peacefully at home on November 25, 2019. She was 85 years old.   She was born in Marquette Michigan on January 16, 1934.  Beverly was a longtime resident of Oxford and the beloved wife of the late Jim Johnson.  She worked as the Deputy Clerk for the Charter Township of Oxford […]

Eloise Boat, 96

Former Oxford resident Eloise Boat died on November 20, 2019. She was 96 years old. Eloise was born in Burnside Twp., Lapeer Co., in 1923, the third of six children born to William and Hazel Genevieve (Reid) Morell. She was predeceased by her parents, step-father Elmer Secord, siblings Milton Morell, Coiene (John) Meagher, Arnold (Lucille) […]

Pastor Wesley Norman Peterson, 90

Pastor Wesley Norman Peterson, age 90, died peacefully on Monday, November 18, 2019, at his son’s home in Glenside, PA. He was born in Worcester, MA, on July 5, 1929, to Esther and Elmer Peterson. He attended Bethel College in St. Paul, MN. After marriage to Shirley Reid, they relocated to Michigan in 1956 and […]

Bernice A. Rigby, 85

Former Oxford school teacher Bernice A. Rigby died on November 14, 2019. She was 85 years old. Bernice, of Sterling Heights and formerly of Lake Orion, was the beloved wife of the late Miles; loving mother of Diana (Jerry) Maroudis, Dennis (Laura) Rigby and the late David (Tina) Rigby; dear grandmother of Jason (Jeanine), Chris, […]