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Marie E. Best

November 5, 1928 October 31, 2019
Marie E. Best
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Obituary for Marie E. Best

Marie E. Best of Beverly Hills died peacefully October 31, 2019. She was 90 years old. Mrs. Best was born November 5, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan to parents Evelyn (nee Church) and Cyril Kruger.

A native Detroiter, Mrs. Best was a resident of Beverly Hills for 66 years. She was a graduate of Dominican High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Mercy College. She went on to become an operating room nurse at Mt. Carmel Hospital. She was a member of St. Regis Catholic Church for 55 years as well as a longtime member of the Detroit Golf Club and the Marian and Brother Rice Mothers’ Clubs.

She is survived by her children, Ann Best (Gary) Eroyan, James (Cynthia) Best, David (Janice) Best, Mary Jane Best (Stuart) Conrad, and Marie Best (Dave) Dowler. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Brian, Daniel (Brillie), Andrea (Paul Prax), and Stephen Best, Michael and Gabrielle Eroyan, Jessica Best, Christopher (Julie) Conrad, and Jaclyn, Kaitlin, and Joseph Dowler, one great-grandchild, Riley Conrad, and one sister, Dolores Barry. She was preceded in death by her husband, James, and her brother, Cyril Kruger.

Visitation will take place at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.), Monday, November 4, 5-8pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Regis Catholic Church, 3695 Lincoln, Bloomfield Hills, Tuesday, November 5, 10:30am. Friends may visit at church beginning at 10am.

Memorials appreciated to Marian or Brother Rice High School.


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