OBITUARY

Gloria Seward Demorest

April 16, 1929December 28, 2018
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Gloria Seward Demorest, age 89, of South Lyon, Michigan passed away on Friday December 28, 2018. Gloria was born April 16, 1929 to Sarah and John Wiese.

Gloria was preceded in death by her first husband Frank Seward, their daughter Diane Seward-Gourlay, and son Frank Seward Jr. Gloria is also preceded in death by her second husband Donald Demorest and their son Rusty (Diane) Demorest. Gloria was also preceded in death by her siblings Carl, Ruth, Betty, Albert, and Bill.

Gloria is survived by the following children from her first marriage: her son Tom (Felicia) Seward; daughter Deborah Seward, and daughter Cynthia Butt. Gloria is also survived by the following stepchildren from her second marriage: son Don (Terri) Demorest; son Jim Demorest; daughter Sally (Marty) Roelofs; son Max (Laura) Demorest; son Craig (Laura) Demorest; and daughter Chris (Brian) Shears. Gloria also leaves behind 17 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren from her marriage to Frank, as well as 27 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren from her marriage to Donald.

Gloria was also survived by her siblings Grace, Jimmy, and Sharon.

Gloria was a kind hearted woman who enjoyed spending time with her family and doting on her numerous grand and great grandchildren. She was a generous woman with a gentle touch and she will be missed by all those who knew her.

Visitation for Gloria will be held Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from 5-8pm at Harry J Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Rd, Redford, MI 48239. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 3, 2019, in state from 10am-12pm, with a service at noon.

Contributions in Gloria's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Fl. 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601 US, https://www.alz.org/.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared in the Guest Book.

  • FAMILY

  • The Late John Weise, Father
  • The Late Sarah Johnson, Mother
  • The Late Frank Seward, Husband
  • The Late Diane Seward-Gourlay, Daughter
  • The Late Frank Seward Jr, Son
  • Tom (Felecia) Seward, Son
  • Deborah Seward, Daughter
  • Cynthia Butt, Daughter
  • The Late Donald Demorest, Husband
  • The Late Rusty (Diane) Demorest, Son
  • Don (Terri) Demorest, Son
  • Jim Demorest, Son
  • Sally (Marty) Roelofs, Daughter
  • Max (Laura) Demorest, Son
  • Craig (Laura) Demorest, Son
  • Chris (Brian) Shears, Daughter
  • Gloria also leaves behind 17 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren from her marriage to Frank, as well as 27 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren from her marriage to Donald.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2019
  • Funeral In State Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 3, 2019
REMEMBERING

Gloria Seward Demorest

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Melissa Wacker

December 31, 2018

To the best grandma in the world. You will be missed more than words can describe. I love you!!