George DiCarlo, age 87, of Tecumseh, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Troy, Mich.
He was born January 14, 1926 in Detroit to Loretto and Antoinette (Melchiorre) DiCarlo. George served in the United States Army during World War II. He was married to his first wife Joanna (Gwazdowski) DiCarlo for 28 years, and she preceded him in death in August of 1983. He then married Marilyn (Finnegan) DiCarlo and she preceded him in death in June of 2009. George was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Tecumseh. He retired in 1981 from General Motors after 32 years of service in the Accounting Department with his last position being that of Auditor.
George is survived by one son, Daniel (Lisa) DiCarlo of Madison Hts; a daughter, Donna DiCarlo of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Jennie DeCarlo of Warren and Mary Cherubini of Milwaukee, Wis; four grandchildren, Amanda Blankenbaker, Anthony DiCarlo, Luke DiCarlo and Garrett DiCarlo; two great-grandchildren, Alyssa Nelson and Aidon Nelson. In addition to his first and second wives he was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Dominico DiCarlo and Anthony DiCarlo, and one sister, Susie DiCarlo.
The funeral liturgy will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Father Dan Wheeler as celebrant. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and also on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. at the Tecumseh Anderson Funeral Home at 1448 Short St., where a Vigil Prayer Service will be held at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be held on Thursday from 10 – 10:45 a.m. at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Envelopes are available at the Tecumseh Anderson Funeral Home.