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Thaddeus Gacki

January 3, 1919March 23, 2014
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Gacki, Thaddeus: Born on January 3, 1919 in East St. Louis, Illinois, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2014 in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Mr. Gacki was a long time resident of West Bloomfield and served his country proudly in World War II. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Lydia after 67 years of marriage. Thaddeus (Ted) will be remembered for his sense of humor, quick wit and his "spot on" sarcasm. Ted was just a "great" guy! He loved meeting new people and could spend hours telling stories. He will be missed greatly by many nieces, nephews and by all those who have spent time getting to know him over the years. Visitation will take place at Pixley Funeral Home Godhardt-Tomlinson Chapel; 2904 Orchard Lake Rd. Keego Harbor Mi. 48320 on Friday March 28, 2014 from 2 pm to 7 pm. Funeral Service will be held at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church; 3750 Commerce Rd. Orchard Lake MI. 48324 on Saturday March 29, 2014. In State 9:30 am with Funeral service beginning at 10:00 am. Memorials would be appreciated to Our Lady of Refuge Schools. Please visit www.godhardttomlinsonchapel.com to share a memory.

Arrangements under the direction of Pixley Funeral Home Godhardt-Tomlinson Chapel, Keego Harbor, MI.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, March 28, 2014

  • Funeral Mass

    Saturday, March 29, 2014

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Andrea Gacki

March 28, 2014

We adored Uncle Ted and Aunt Lydia as two of the sweetest and nicest people you could ever meet. My family so appreciated all the stories they would tell us about our dad (Tom Gacki) and his dad (one of Uncle Ted's brothers, Walter Gacki). Uncle Ted will be greatly missed!

kim gidley

March 28, 2014

What an amazing life Uncle Ted lived.

Karen Shveida

March 25, 2014

So many wonderful memories.... Uncle Ted worked at "Star Steel", us Shveida's had the pleasure of pop-in late day visits, Uncle Ted always seemed to know when Mom baked the goods!! Aunt Julie his sister would give dance lessons in my parents basement.( us kids were suppose to be in bed)..but when ya heard Uncle Ted and my fathers laughter fill the house, well us kids would sneak and watch then "adults" trying to dance :) From gatherings at their Oak Park home to there forever home on the lake many happy times.... I could go on and on....thankful I hold all these memories.... Uncle Ted always took the time to make ya feel "special" even if ya were a kid... I will miss your smile and hugs and your waves good-bye.. Love ya Uncle Ted, so until we meet again keep watch over us all <3

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