OBITUARY

Christopher E. Sulisz

May 15, 1948October 4, 2020
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Christopher E. Sulisz, age 72, passed away on October 4, 2020. He was born in Detroit to Eugene and Lucy (Knieja) Sulisz. He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Harriet, his loving sons Robert (Sherry) and Scott (Tina), his cherished grandchildren Olivia and Spencer, dear siblings Carol (Tom) Buckley and Cyndy (Michael) Coccia, his nephew/business partner Steve (Stacey) Howcroft and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Lydia and Betty, and brother Ronald.

Chris grew up in Southgate and shortly after high school, he and Harriet married and started their family. In the early years of their marriage, Chris served in the Army and was a proud veteran serving his country during the Vietnam era. He and Harriet settled their family in Fraser where he coached youth soccer for many years. He spent his career at Magnetool in Troy and also owned other small businesses over the years. He enjoyed bowling, golfing and fishing and had a passion for classic cars and model trains.

Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020 from 2-8pm at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Road, Clinton Township, MI 48038. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

  • FAMILY

  • Harriet Sulisz, Wife
  • Robert (Sherry) Sulisz, Son
  • Scott (Tina) Sulisz, Son
  • Olivia and Spencer, Grandchildren
  • Carol (Tom) Buckley, Sister
  • Cyndy (Michael) Coccia, Sister
  • He is also survived by his nephew/business partner Steve (Stacey) Howcroft and many cousins, nieces and nephews.


    He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Lucy (Knieja) Sulisz,sisters Lydia and Betty, and brother Ronald.

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  • Memorial Visitation

    Friday, October 9, 2020

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Madelaine Pfeifer

October 9, 2020

I love you Uncle Chris and I will miss you so much. You will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace.

Love,
Madelaine

John Knieja

October 9, 2020

Dear Harriet and family,
I wish I could be there to comfort all of you as you grieve the loss of Chris. As a cousin, I have many fond memories of Chris and me as kids that I will carry for the rest of my life. He will be deeply missed.

My deepest sympathy,
John

Cyndy Sulisz Coccia

October 8, 2020

Dear Chris,

I have so many memories of you which have spanned a lifetime. But the memory that I hold the closest is the love in my heart for my big brother. I will continue to love you and never forget you.

Love, Cyndy

janet benore brandt

October 5, 2020

dear harriet and family
i am so sorry for your loss...i met chris when you two were dating and i was betty's best friend...he always made me laugh..i pray for you and your family during the heart ache you are feeling.

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Biography

Christopher E. Sulisz, age 72, passed away on October 4, 2020. He was born in Detroit to Eugene and Lucy (Knieja) Sulisz. He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Harriet, his loving sons Robert (Sherry) and Scott (Tina), his cherished grandchildren Olivia and Spencer, dear siblings Carol (Tom) Buckley and Cyndy (Michael) Coccia, his nephew/business partner Steve (Stacey) Howcroft and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Lydia and Betty, and brother Ronald.

Chris grew up in Southgate and shortly after high school, he and Harriet married and started their family. In the early years of their marriage, Chris served in the Army and was a proud veteran serving his country during the Vietnam era. He and Harriet settled their family in Fraser where he coached youth soccer for many years. He spent his career at Magnetool in Troy and also owned other small businesses over the years. He enjoyed bowling, golfing and fishing and had a passion for classic cars and model trains.

Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020 from 2-8pm at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Road, Clinton Township, MI 48038. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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