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December 10, 1939 July 31, 2018
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Obituary for MARCENE A. SURIAN

Marcene A. Surian, age 78 years, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Troy Beaumont Hospital with her family by her side. She was born December 10, 1939 to the late Elmer (Al) and Ruth (Goik) Jankowiak in Bay City. Marcene received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Central Michigan University and her Master’s +30 from Saginaw Valley State University. For 30 years, she taught elementary school in the Saginaw Public School System from which she retired in 2000. Marcene was a member of Corpus Christi Parish –Holy Trinity Church, its Altar Society, Sigma Kappa, Pi Kappa Sigma, SCARP and MARSP. In her spare time, she enjoyed shopping, knitting, dining with friends, playing puzzles on the computer but most of all spending time with her five grandchildren. On June 20, 1964 she married her high school sweetheart, Nicholas “Nick” Surian in St. Stanislaus Church and they shared their lives together for nearly 52 years before his death on June 9, 2016.
She is survived by her two children: Christopher (Rebecca) Surian, and Jennifer (Bill) Hare; five grandchildren: Victoria and Catherine Surian, Josie, Fallon, and Brody Hare; her brother, Alan Jankowiak; brother-in-law: Tom (Barb) Surian; niece, Juli Mallory; nephew, Tom Surian; godsons: Tom Mikolajczak and Lt. Eric Gerken; and her special family: Lucinda Detrich and sons, Detrich and William Murray.
The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 11:00 am at Corpus Christi Parish (Holy Trinity Church), 1000 S. Wenona, Bay City, MI 48706. Rev. Robert Kelm and Rev. Kevin Kerbawy will concelebrate and entombment will follow in St. Patrick Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be directed to Corpus Christi Parish for Faith Formation. Visiting hours with the family will be Monday, August 6, 2018 from 2:00 until 8:00, with the Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 pm in the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel. Visiting will continue on Tuesday at the church after 10:00 until the time of the Liturgy. For on-line sentiments:

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2:00 PM 8/6/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/6/2018 8:00:00 PM
Trahan Funeral Chapel

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 pm at the Trahan Chapel

Trahan Funeral Chapel
256 N. Madison Avenue Bay City 48708 MI
United States





11:00 AM 8/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
Corpus Christi Parish - Holy Trinity Church

1000 S. Wenona
Bay City, MI 48706

Visiting with family 10:00 am until time of Liturgy

Corpus Christi Parish - Holy Trinity Church
1000 S. Wenona Bay City 48706 MI
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Patrick Mausoleum Final Resting Place

805 Ridge Road
Bay City, MI 48708

805 Ridge Road Bay City 48708 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Corpus Christi Parish for Faith Formation


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