Francis Bakalar

Francis Bakalar, age 94, of Southfield, Michigan, and cherished husband of the late Mary “Ginny,” passed away Sunday, March 1. He was a beloved father of Susan Ferrari, Francis “Bernie” (Maria Cecilia Kunigk), Nichol (John) Merritt and the late Patrick James.

He was a proud grandpa of Michael Francis, Regina, Benjamin, John Paul, Maxwell, Maria Cecilia and Francis Luke. He is also survived by many other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 6, with rosary at 9 a.m., followed by instate at 9:30 and a 10 a.m. mass at the Church of the Transfiguration, 25225 Code Rd., Southfield, Michigan.

In loving memory of Francis, memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Charities of Wyoming, 507 E. 18th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001 or Angela Hospice Care Center, 14100 Newburgh Rd. Livonia, MI 48154. Please share memories at


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