Holys, Lorraine G., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at Covenant HealthCare Cooper. Age 88 years. The daughter of the late Stanley and Leona (Przybylski) Latoski, Lorraine was born September 24, 1923 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Edward Holys on June 21, 1952. He predeceased her August 3, 1994. Lorraine was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. She was employed as an engineer technician at Michigan Bell Telephone Company for 32 years until her retirement in 1985. Lorraine was a past member of St. Casimir Catholic Church and a current member of Holy Family Catholic Church. She was a mentor in the Polish language and was proud of her heritage. Lorraine spoke, wrote and interpreted the Polish language impeccably. Lorraine was a lifelong University of Michigan ticketholder and attended their football games until the age of 84. Lorraine was a devoted wife and mother. She was an unpretentious and humble lady. Lorraine lived a full life, alive in her faith, and love of God and service to others. Surviving are three sons and their spouses, John and Patricia Holys, James B. Holys, Julian and Cathy Holys, all of Saginaw; a grandson, Marcus Gilginas; several nieces and nephew. Lorraine was preceded in death by a sister, Burnetta Latoski. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Ronald Wagner will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Sunday from noon-5:00 p.m. and at Holy Family Catholic Church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Holy Family Catholic Church or the Saginaw County Humane Society. www.snowfuneralhome.net