Michael Dean, Sr., 71

Michael R. Dean Sr., age 71, a resident of Oxford for 24 years, died Thursday, March 4, 2020. Michael was known as a “Car Guy” for his love of classic cars, especially the Chevy Corvette. He was a member of multiple Masonic organizations, and particularly enjoyed traveling for Scottish Rite reunions and getting his passports […]

Mary Catherine Gibbs, 92

Oxford resident Mary Catherine Gibbs, 92 passed away on Sept. 21, 2021. She had three of her six children by her side when she took her last breath. Mary Catherine was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania on July 13, 1929. Mary’s parents Harold and Margaret Drachslin soon after moved to Hornell New York along with her […]

Geraldine Morley, 88

Geraldine Mary Morley (Burgard), 88 of Oxford, passed away Sept.17, 2021 with family by her side. She was born in Monroe, Michigan on June 1, 1933 and moved to Oxford when she was 10 years old. Geraldine is survived by her children Michael (Linda) Morley, Thomas Morley, Ruthanne (Richard) Dudley, Bryan (Annie) Morley, Wanda (Wally) […]

Margaret Basela, 76

Margaret Faye Basela, age 76, passed away September 15, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born September 17, 1944 in Detroit, the daughter of Arby and Lorine (Jackson) Chandler. She graduated from Pershing High School in Detroit in 1962. She worked for many years as a security officer for General Motors. She married her […]

Carrie Blodgett, 65

Oxford resident Carrie Jayne Blodgett passed away at the age of 65. She’s the adored wife of Dan Blodgett; loving and devoted mother of Justin King, Joshua (Penny Monk) King, Sara Blodgett and James (Abigail) Blodgett; proud grandmother of Adelaide; daughter-in-law of Carolee Gray and Susanne (the late J. Daniel) Blodgett; sister-in-law of Rebecca (James) […]

Ned Mudd, 80

Ned Eugene Mudd 80, of Holland, formerly of Oxford, passed away August 19, 2021 after complications from Alzheimer’s and COVID. He was born Aug. 16, 1941, Midland, He was the son of Melvin E. and Anna M. (Jardno) Mudd. Ned graduated from Midland High School 1959. He married Phyllis F. Hock on Dec.7, 1963 at […]

Forrest Hiroskey, 70

Forrest Michael Hiroskey (Mike) gained his total Healing on August 21, 2021 with his family by his side. He was born June 5, 1951 in Logan, West Virginia to parents Forrest and Lucille (Eplin) Hiroskey. Mike graduated from Logan High School on 1969. He was a proud Vietnam Veteran who served 3 tours of duty […]

Ada Boisvert, 81

Ada Lee Boisvert, age 81 of Leonard, passed away on August 20, 2021. She was a loving wife and mother and is survived by her husband of 64 years Michael, four children, Diana Cary of Lapeer, Michael (Terri) of Ortonville, Robert (Tina) of Fostoria and Peggy (Jeff) Trussell of Davison, 17 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren […]

Jill Bacon, 78

Oxford resident Jill Ellen Bacon passed away on Aug. 21, 2012. She was 78. Jill is the beloved mother of Tom, Jimmy, Danny (Connie) and Jody; loving grandmother and great grandmother of many grandchildren; and the dear sister of Carla (Tim) Spiller. She was preceded in death by her parents Chester and June Dawson and […]

Jerome Thomas, 90

Jerome “Jerry” Thomas passed away quietly on Aug. 17, 2021. Jerry was born in Oxford in 1931 and lived in the area until moving to Hawaii in 2018 with his late wife Georgene. In the July 17, 1931 edition of The Oxford Leader, on Page 5 was the notice of his birth. “Born to Mr. […]