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Welcome to the memorial page for

John Thomas Marchlewski

April 12, 1938 ~ August 25, 2017 (age 79)

John Thomas Marchlewski, Sr., 79 of Alpena joined his Lord in Heaven on Friday, August 25, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

John was born in Newberry on April 12, 1938 to the late Leo and Anne (Richey) Marchlewski.  He graduated from Alpena Catholic Central and went on to sail in the Navel Reserves and on the Great Lakes for 12 years.  On December 27, 1958, he married Patricia Simpson.  John retired from the City of Alpena after 25 years.  He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Council #485, Moose Lodge and the Alpena Golf Club.  He served on the board of directors for the Alpena Sports Hall of Fame and was a foster parent for 31 years.  John loved fishing and especially his golf.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years Pat; 6 children, Pat Harps, Linda (Rich) DiCesare, John “Jay” Marchlewski, Jr., Len (Lee Ann) Marchlewski, Tom (Laura) Marchlewski, Brad (Julie) Marchlewski; 14 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Phyllis Hoeth, Mary Thomson; brother, Larry Marchlewski; sister-in-law, Carol Marchlewski; several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Marchlewski was preceded in death by son-in-law, Mark Harps; and brother, Leo Marchlewski, Jr.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday at the Bannan Funeral Home from 2 - 8 p.m. with military honors accorded him at 5 p.m. with Alpena VFW Post 2496.  The 4th Degree Knights of Columbus will stand honors from 6-8 p.m. with a parish prayer at 7 p.m.  Visitation will continue Wednesday at St. Mary Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Muszkiewicz officiating.

Inurnment: Holy Cross Cemetery

Memorials: All Saints School 


Charitable donations may be made to:

All Saints Catholic School
500 N. Second Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-354-4911



 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
August 29, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Military Honors
Tuesday
August 29, 2017

5:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Prayer Service
Tuesday
August 29, 2017

7:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
August 30, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Mary Church of All Saints Parish
120 E. Miller
Alpena, MI 49707