John Antoncew, age 86, February 7, 2003. Beloved husband of Mary T. Loving father of John R. (Jackie) and the late James. Grandfather of three and great-grandfather of one. Memorial Mass Saturday, February 22, 2003, 11:00 a.m. at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Church, 6442 Pelham Road, Taylor. Donations suggested to The Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1740 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207-3496. Member of Marine Raiders-WW II.
Historian’s note: Corporal Antoncew’s surname is spelled “Antonsoff” on the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy muster rolls.