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Welcome to the memorial page for

Beverly Zoe (Burnett) Stanek

October 26, 1924 ~ February 9, 2017 (age 92)

Beverly Zoe Stanek, recently of Amherst, New York passed away at The William M. & Phyllis Bender Care Center of Hospice Buffalo on February 9, 2017.

She was born on October 26, 1924, in Bay Shore, Michigan to Arthur F. and Georgia (Redfield) Burnett. She was known by friends and family as Zoe. She attended Petoskey High School and married Edward J. Stanek on November 21, 1942, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in the Bohemian Settlement of East Jordan, Michigan. She and her husband lived for over 50 years in Alpena and were members of St. Bernard’s Parish, the Elks Club, and the Disabled American Veterans, where Zoe participated in the Ladies’ Auxiliary. She was employed by J.C. Penney from 1967 to 1986 when she retired.

Zoe is survived by her daughters, Charlotte J. (Lloyd) Williams, Annette L. (Robert) Leopard, and Valerie L. Stanek (MoonHyun Chu); as well as eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Dolores Cain and Mazie Sowles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Zoe was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Stanek; her daughter, Beverly D. Carstens; her sisters, Marion Burnett and Shirley O’Brien; her brothers, Arthur R. Burnett and Charles W. Burnett.

Memorial visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Friday, June 23, from 4 – 8 p.m. and will continue Saturday, June 24, at St. Bernard Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Polycarp Mblarawa officiating. Her remains will be laid to rest with her husband at Holy Cross Cemetery.


 Service Information

Memorial Visitation
Friday
June 23, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Memorial Visitation
Saturday
June 24, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Bernard Church of All Saints Parish
322 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
June 24, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Bernard Church of All Saints Parish
322 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707