“WHITEY” heaven gained another angel when Whitey passed away on September 20, 2017 at 91 years young. Beloved husband of Katherine (nee Kokotovich) for 69 years; dear father of Mark (Marsha Perpich) Puz, Sr.; grandfather of Marci (Joe) Crandall, Mark (Christina Egan) Puz Jr.; great grandfather of Russell Crandall, Joey Puz, Amelia Crandall), and Danny Puz; brother of Carl and Herman Puz; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Whitey was a veteran of the US Army WWII. He was a lineman for Detroit Edison for and retired in 1988 after 32 years of service.
Wednesday 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME-Waterford and at church on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of mass
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 12:00 p.m. at St. Lucy Croatian Catholic Church (200 E. Wattles, Troy).
Burial with military honors will be Friday, September 29 at 9:30 AM at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge 351, 32851 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48092
My dearest grandpa, you will be so missed. You were so special to me and my husband and kids. You taught us so much and we're there for every step of our lives. I hope you are having your Macdonalds coffee and your whopper. We love you always!
My deepest sympathies are with all of you. I will miss whitey's smile and laugh. Sending love and prayers-yvonne
Rest in Peace....you are missed by so so many.
Chaplain Bonnie Murphy
Dear Katie and family, So sorry for your loss. Our love and sympathy go out to you as we lift you in prayer during this difficult time and pray that God comfort and strengthen you. He will be missed at the Inn. Chaplains David and Bonnie