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Richard Jungwirth

Richard Joachim Jungwirth

Tuesday, June 19th, 1934 - Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Richard Jungwirth. Age 85. December 27, 2019, of Grosse Pointe Farms.

Richard was born to the late Raymond and Evelyn in 1934. Beloved husband of the late Mary Kathleen for 35 years. Loving father of Maureen (Martin) Sperry, Richard E. (Kelly) Jungwirth, Patricia (Scott) Hesse, Mark (Angela) Jungwirth, and John (Sheree) Jungwirth. Proud grandfather of Ryan, Sara, Kevin, Benjamin, Shannon, Jason, Clara Mary, Stephen, Brendan, Kaitlyn, Erin Kathleen, Charlie, Gabriella, Luke, Bridget, Christian, Faith, Lindsey, Noah, Elijah, and Emily. Dear brother of Robert (the late Jane), and the late Raymond (the late Rita). Richard was a sports fan but had a special place for baseball which he played for years. As a DeLaSalle 1952 Alumni, Richard stayed active on the Board of Trustees. After joining the Army he received a master’s degree from the University of Detroit Mercy and began working at Merrill Lynch, where he worked for over 30 years before retiring. Richard was an active parishioner of St. Philomena Church for over 50 years. Richard had a passion for volunteer work, especially with Beaumont of Grosse Pointe, where he volunteered for 20 years. Richard was known for his two elaborate Christmas trees and his famous fourth of July parties at the cottage. More than anything he loved to spend as much time as he could with his family at their Cottage in Port Sanilac Michigan. Visitation Monday, December 30, 2019, from 3-8 pm with a Prayer service at 7 pm at Chas. Verheyden Inc, 16300 Mack Ave. Grosse Pointe Park. Funeral Mass Tuesday, December 31, 2019, instate 9:30 am until time of mass, 10 am, at St. Clare of Montefalco Parish, 1401 Whittier Rd, Grosse Pointe Park. Memorial contributions to Meal on Wheels for the Homebound at Beaumont Grosse Pointe Hospital are appreciated.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, December 30th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, December 30th, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Chas. Verheyden, Inc.
    Address
    16300 Mack Avenue
    Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan 48230
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    7:00 pm Prayer Service
  • Service

    Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Clare of Montefalco Catholic Church
    Address
    1401 Whittier
    Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan 48230
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    9:30 Instate until time of Mass
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. Olivet Cemetery
    Address
    17100 Van Dyke Ave
    Detroit, Michigan 48234
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Rosanne Herrinton

Posted at 04:37am
Maureen, Rick, Mark and John we are so sorry for your loss of your Dad. We have so many wonderful memories of your family when you were growing up on Madison and continuing through to the present. Your mom and dad raised such a wonderful family to carry on their legacy. Your dad was truly a man of love and faith. There wasn’t anything he wouldn’t do to help someone especially Fr. Pete. He was truly St. Phil’s oldest Altar Server and I could always tell when he was in Church by his beautiful voice singing! Now he is in the choir of angels in heaven! Love, Mr. and Mrs. Herrinton
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Posted at 10:22pm
Deepest condolences. May his memory be eternal. Our prayers to you and family.
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