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Kathryn Lyon Michalik

December 18, 1941 August 22, 2018
Kathryn Lyon Michalik
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Obituary for Kathryn Lyon Michalik

Kathryn Alice Lyon Michalik passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018. She was 76 years old. Kathryn was born December 18, 1941 in Detroit to Gladys (nee Yole) and James Lyon.

She dedicated her life to serving others in local Catholic Churches, volunteering in local charities, and assisted in the development of the Community Sharing Program in the Milford area. She will be greatly missed.

Kathryn is survived by her sons, Kevin (Kristen) Michalik and Patrick (Connie Blair) Michalik,sister, Jean Lyon Kennary, nieces, Ellen Kennary Doyle, Maureen Kennary Watkins, and Jean E. Kennary, and nephew, James M. Kennary and eight great nieces and nephews.

Kathy graduated University of Detroit with a BA and Masters Degree in History and Religious Studies. Kathy held many positions first teaching high school at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic School in Gross Pointe Woods, instructing religious studies, serving as a Pastoral Associate, providing guidance as Youth Minister and much more. She worked with St. Paul on the Lake, St. Owen in Franklin and St. Mary Our Lady of the Snow in Milford.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Church of St. Owen, 6869 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills, Friday, November 23rd at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to one of the charities Kathryn was most passionate about: St. Marys St. Vincent de Paul, 1955 E. Commerce St., Milford, Michigan 48381, Hope Warming Center, 249 Baldwin Rd., Pontiac, Michigan 48342, Sisters of Mercy, 2870 W. 11 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48336 or Community Sharing, 5061 N. Duck Lake Rd, , Highland, Michigan 48356.


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