Marsha Ann Ball
Marsha Ann (Cimoch) Ball, age 68, entered into eternal life, July 27, 2016 after a long struggle with cancer. Per her request cremation will take place.
Marsha was born August 16, 1947 to Rita and Joseph Cimoch. She grew up in Grand Rapids at her beloved home on the “NE end.” It was in Grand Rapids where she met her husband of 39 years, John Ball, moving to Conklin after their marriage. She was by his side and a constant support through his 42 years of employment in the Grand Rapids Fire Department.
Her loves were her garden, cooking, and visits with friends. She had many fond memories up north at the “Hermitage” and from travels to Europe, most recently a return to Italy. Her faith was of utmost importance to her.
She is preceded in death by her best friend and husband, John, her parents and brother David Cimoch. Surviving are her daughter Mary Jo and son Steven, Aunt Dorothy and James Tibbe, many cousins and her sister-in-law, Sharon Ball.
A Catholic service will take place on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 520 Myrtle Street NW, Grand Rapids with Rev. Father Dennis Morrow presiding. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Carmelite Monastery, 4300 Mt. Carmel Dr. N.E., Ada (Parnell), Michigan 49301 or a charity of your choice. The family is being cared for by Beuschell Funeral Home (616) 785-3863.
Ann Patricia DeVergilio
Ann Patricia DeVergilio, 78, of Elk Rapids, Michigan, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016 at Munson Hospice House in Traverse City.
Ann was born on October 21, 1937 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to the late Norman and Marion (Stow) Maurer. She married her high school sweetheart Larry DeVergilio in Detroit on April 26, 1958.
Ann was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Her interests included the Elk Rapids Garden Club and ladies’ stitching group. She loved her Irish Setters and was a member of the Irish Setters Club of Michigan. Figure skating was also a lifelong love of Ann’s. Above all, spending time with her family was her greatest joy.
Ann in survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Larry, and their three children; Gerry (Nancy) DeVergilio, Laurie (Denny) Gretel and John (Janet) DeVergilio. She is also survived by six grandchildren; Adam and Kaitlyn DeVergilio, Drew and Emily Gretel, and Mathew and Hannah DeVergilio. She was preceded in death by her brother David Maurer.
Friends are welcome to visit with Ann’s family on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 143 Charles in Elk Rapids, Michigan. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 9, 2016 with Rev. Fr. Robert J. Zuchowski presiding.
Per Ann’s request, in lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Munson Hospice House, 450 Brook Street, Traverse City, MI 49684, ASPCA (aspca.org), or Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, 3860 N Long Lake Road #D, Traverse City, MI 49684.
Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Ann’s family at HYPERLINK www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com. The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.