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Dorothy Theresa Oja

July 13, 1928 November 11, 2018
Dorothy Theresa Oja
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Obituary for Dorothy Theresa Oja

Dorothy Theresa Oja, age 90, originally of Ferndale and Detroit, passed peacefully November 11, 2018 at American House in Troy. She was born to her parents Mathew and Veronica Bednarski on July 13, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. 

She was the beloved mother of five daughters, Deborah Milligan, Lee Jackson, (James), Faye Stoewsand (Robert), Nancy Oja Tebbe, Jill Monaghan (Mandi Wright).She was the very proud and loving “Granny” to Cynthia Gottlieb (Howard), Stacey McKay, Michael Jackson (Kelly), Gregory Milligan, Dr. Calvin Tebbe, (Stacy Ruszkowski), Jessica Stoewsand, Kathryn Tebbe, Jenna Stoewsand, Remi Monaghan, Ryan Monaghan and Great Granny to Jackson and Elizabeth Gottlieb. 

Dorothy Oja will be most remembered for her independent spirit, sense of humor and sass. She loved bowling and golfing and playing cards with friends.

The family would like to thank the Area Agency on Aging, the medical team at American House and all of the angels at Hospice.

Family will receive friends Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 4-8 PM at Gramer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., Clawson, MI 48017; 248-435-9010. A funeral mass will be held Thursday, November 15 at the Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 581 E. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson at 10:30 AM, in state at 10:00 AM.

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4:00 PM 11/14/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/14/2018 8:00:00 PM
Gramer Funeral Home

705 North Main Street
Clawson, MI 48017

Gramer Funeral Home
705 North Main Street Clawson 48017 MI
United States





10:30 AM 11/15/2018 10:30:00 AM
Guardian Angels Catholic Church

581 East Fourteen Mile Rd
Clawson, Michigan 48017

In state at 10:00 AM.

Guardian Angels Catholic Church
581 East Fourteen Mile Rd Clawson 48017 Michigan
United States

Cemetery Details


White Chapel Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

621 West Long Lake Road
Troy, Michigan 48098

621 West Long Lake Road Troy 48098 Michigan
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Medical Team Hospice

Area Agency on Aging

Area Agency on Aging 1-B, Attn: Helping Hands
29100 Northwestern Highway, Suite 400
Southfield, MI 48034
Checks can be made payable to the Area Agency on Aging 1-B.

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