Mrs. June Eileen Stoddard, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister passed away suddenly Monday, October 12, 2009. Age 84 years. The daughter of the late Ernest and Violet (Champlain) Birney, June was born June 6, 1925 in Jackson, Michigan. June married Dallas Stoddard, her loving husband of 62 years, on May 24, 1947. He survives her. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. June enjoyed baking, cooking, using the computer and crocheting, but must of all she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Surviving besides her husband Dallas three daughters, Jeannie and Robert Harris, Burton; Judy and Dr. Dermot O’Brien, Saginaw; Janice and Roger Bellinger, Freeland; nine grandchildren, Dermot (Marianne) O’Brien II, Dara (Maurcio) Barrera, Keara (Scott) Fugate, Kevin (Sara) O’Brien, Bridget (Greg) Hughes, Kelly Harris, Timm (Jessica) Cappell, Todd (Amy) Cappell and Mark Bellinger; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Jean Burdo, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. June was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and Ernest Birney. Honoring Mrs. Stoddard’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Funeral Liturgy will take place 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2009 at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate. Friends may call at St. Stephen Catholic Church where the family will be present on Friday from 2:30 p.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the charity of their choice. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road.