John M. Chorostecki
John M. Chorostecki, age 85, of Port Huron, and formerly of Sarnia,
died Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Medilodge of Port Huron. He was
born December 27, 1928 in Oplucko, Poland and lived in Port Huron for
the past 17 years with his wife Jean King.
He is survived by his wife Jean King Chorostecki, 4 sons, James
(Marika), Joseph (Jean), Jay (Tina), and Jason, step-daughters, Joanne
Westrick and Rebecca (James) Beebe, 2 brothers, Eugene (Helen)
Chorostecki and Edward (Carole) Chorostecki, 6 grandchildren, 2 great
grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren, one step-great-grandchild, and
several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife,
Sicily, and his grandson, Jacob.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist
Church – Port Huron. A celebration of his life will be held at the Port
Huron Yacht Club Saturday December 27 at 1300 hours. Arrangements
were by Smith Family Funeral Home – North, 1525 Hancock Street, Port
Melvin Leon Moncrief was born October 2, 1932 in Montgomery, Alabama to the late Ollie Mae
Moncrief. He was one of 3 children, 2 of which preceded him in death.
Melvin grew up in Montgomery and moved to Detroit with his family at the age of 10. He met
Helen Jeanette Turner in 1950 and they were married on March 8, 1952. The ceremony was
performed at the home of Helen's oldest brother, Elmer Turner and his wife, Amelia.
He leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife, Helen Jeanette Moncrief, two children, Beverly
Stone (Michael) and Melvin Moncrief, Jr. (Geraldine); seven grandchildren: Kenya Stevens
(Carl), Rashida Stone, Janay Anderson (Dave), Jeanine Daniels (Kevin), Michael Ahmed Stone
(Marsha), Ashley Moncrief, Rashad Moncrief; thirteen great grand-children, three nephews:
Marvin Johnson (Angela), Rodney Kevin Johnson (Gotha), John Allen Johnson, Jr.; one niece
Ollie Bedell and a host of other relatives and friends by whom he will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will take place at 11 AM Saturday, November 29th in the Smith Family
Funeral Home – North, 1525 Hancock Street with Elder John E. Thornton pastor of the Historic
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church officiating. There will be visitation beginning at 10 AM in the
Annette S. McIntosh
Annette S. McIntosh, 95, of Fort Gratiot died Friday, November 7, 2014 after a long illness. She was born in Detroit, MI to Margaret and Edwin Stuber.
Annette is survived by her children Prudence (Eugene Marcinak) McIntosh of Marine City, Melanie McIntosh of El Cerrito, CA and John (Katrin Eismann) McIntosh of Weehawken, NJ; grandchildren Erin (Dave) Harper of Oakland, CA and Matthew McIntosh Morris of Madison, WI; great grandchildren Lila and Annabel Harper. She is also survived by her sister Dorothy Volkert of Antioch, IL and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husbands Roy G. Jones and Robert J. McIntosh and sister, Barbara Suozzi. The family thanks her special caregivers Bonnie Gratton, Dana Birtles, and Julie Dore.
A funeral service will take place at 11 AM on November 21st, at the Smith Family Funeral Home – North, 1525 Hancock Street with the Rev. Lydia Speller interim pastor of Grace Episcopal Church officiating. A graveside committal service will follow in Lakeside Cemetery. There will be visitation before the service beginning at 10 AM. www.smithfamilyfuneralhome.com.