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Maria L Kasnowicz (LeMieux) Obituary


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“My fondest memories of my childhood had Maria in them I always felt akward and insecure in school but when I was around Maria she had a way of making...Read More »
1 of 53 | Posted by: Marias friend - Marne, MI

“I just learned of Maria's passing. She was a beautiful person and would always put others before herself. I met Maria at the Pain Rehab Clinic here...Read More »
2 of 53 | Posted by: Tiffany Clausen - Rochester, MN

“You will be missed my friend :) Since your there will you hug my Mom for me? I am very glad I got to talk you you the last time I did, I am glad you...Read More »
3 of 53 | Posted by: Nicole Slate-Dassow - Medford, OR

“Maria always visited my Bro-in-law Bob Talalays' Christmas dinner party every year and was always joyful and fun to talk to. She once braided my...Read More »
4 of 53 | Posted by: Lee Horta - Spring Lake, MI

“I was glad i got to know you and work with you. every life you touch you've changed. and i will always remember your great smile and your wonderful...Read More »
5 of 53 | Posted by: shirley black - sparta, MI

“Maria's love and compassion for others was admirable. She welcomed me to the family with open arms and I loved hearing her share her life stories. ...Read More »
6 of 53 | Posted by: Andrea LeMieux - Coopersville, MI

“Maria, thank you for you. You will be greatly missed. May you find joy with our God and comfort with our family who has passed before us. I look...Read More »
7 of 53 | Posted by: Tina - KC, MI - Cousin

“My prayers are with you all! Jesikah, Nick, and Brian..She loved you all deeply~~ Beth (Coleman-Pat) ”
8 of 53 | Posted by: Elizabeth Coleman-Pat

“Dear Kasnowicz/LeMieux family, My heart goes out to all of you on your sudden and tragic loss of our dear Maria. She will be deeply missed by...Read More »
9 of 53 | Posted by: Elizabeth Coleman-Pat - MI

“Our family wishes to extend our sincere sympathy to the family of Maria & especially to our Neice, Nephew & Cousin, Monica & Mike Ervin. Ron &...Read More »
10 of 53 | Posted by: Ron & Kathy Ervin Family - MI

“I have been struggling with this since Wednesday. I am so hurt that you, my friend are gone! Yes in heaven and yes without anymore pain...But I wish...Read More »
11 of 53 | Posted by: Jen Twyman - rockford, MI

“The gates have begun to open and soon the bells will ring, If you listen very closly you will hear the angels sing. Great family ties and...Read More »
12 of 53 | Posted by: Julie Klinger - Casnovia, MI

“As I look back on my days at Marne Elementary/Walker Jr. High I can't help but think of Maria. She was a great person taken to soon. Heaven just...Read More »
13 of 53 | Posted by: Angie (King) Gloe - Walker, MI

“Maria...I know you are resting in peace now with God and in the arms of the angels....Gone way too soon and will NEVER be forgotten!! Love you...Read More »
14 of 53 | Posted by: Christina Karas - Wyoming, MI

“Dear Bruce & Mary, I am so sorry to hear of your loss! I can still picture in my mind an adorable, sweet little girl who loved to help me when I...Read More »
15 of 53 | Posted by: Kim Bouwkamp Norman - MI

“I met Maria on a bench outside of the Doubletree Hotel in beautiful, downtown Rochester, MN. We were both there for the same reason; to attend Mayo...Read More »
16 of 53 | Posted by: Kathi Knill - Ashburn, VA

“I met Maria on a bench outside of the Doubletree Hotel in beautiful, downtown Rochester, MN. We were both there for the same reason; to attend Mayo...Read More »
17 of 53 | Posted by: Kathi Knill - Ashburn, VA

“Brian, Nick, & Jess, I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping all of you in my thoughts. Ben Bradley ”
18 of 53 | Posted by: Ben Bradley - Minetto, NY

“Brucea and Mary so sorry to hear about your families loss. Your family will have difficult times ahead. Just remember her spirit is always with you....Read More »
19 of 53 | Posted by: penny rogers - grand rapids

“Dear Bruce and Mary, My heart aches for you and your family. From the posts I'm reading here, it sounds like Maria grew from an absolutely...Read More »
20 of 53 | Posted by: Robin Spicer - Grand Haven, MI

“to both families, we are sorry for your lose,i will pray for strength , peace and comfort.i havent seen her in a few yrs. but i do remember her big...Read More »
21 of 53 | Posted by: D. Host family - marne, MI

“Maria had such a giving heart, she will be missed by many. Always smiling and happy. I will miss you, but know you are at peace in his arms. My...Read More »
22 of 53 | Posted by: Lucy Preston - Comstock Park, MI

“My deepest sympathy goes out to the LeMieux and Kasnowicz Families for their loss. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers during this...Read More »
23 of 53 | Posted by: Scott Dohm - Grand Rapids, MI

“We went to church toghether at ST. Mary's in Marne and then at West Catholic. Maria was my mentor in track. She was a great athlete and was always...Read More »
24 of 53 | Posted by: Pamela Mason Moore - MI

“I was so shocked to hear of Maria's passing.I worked with her at Maufacturers (now Comerica)Bank many years ago. I always loved Maria's beautiful...Read More »
25 of 53 | Posted by: nora fleming - grand rapids, MI

“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Maria. Having lost my husband and mother recently, I know what you are going through. Its never easy letting...Read More »
26 of 53 | Posted by: Kim Uzarski- Gutierrez - MI

“I will miss you very much my friend.You will be with me always. I have great memories that will be in my haert forever.Love you Maria. ”
27 of 53 | Posted by: Linda DePender - Grand Rapids, MI

“I am so very sorry of your families loss, you all our in my prayers. ”
28 of 53 | Posted by: Nancy Hubert - Allendale, MI

“Buck, Nick and Jess No more suffering and no more pain, that is all we hoped for. Now Maria or your mom has found that painfree and eternal life. ...Read More »
29 of 53 | Posted by: Mary Kasnowicz - Grand Rapids , MI

“Our thoughts and prayers go our to all the family of Maria. God Bless you all at this time and give you comfort. ”
30 of 53 | Posted by: Daniel & Tina Kline - Marne, MI

“About 1985 a toga party at M.B. house, we spent the night, then scraped up .58 cents and split a hashbrown at Mc donalds (change was all we had). ...Read More »
31 of 53 | Posted by: Tammy Osenga-Brengel - walker, MI

“I always loved when Marie came into school with her warm smile and big heart...you had to love her. She was a caring mom to her great kids. I was...Read More »
32 of 53 | Posted by: Di Dellinger - Comstock Park, MI

“my heart goes out to Marias family, she was an awesome person and so much fun to work with. I worked with her at Bissell for many years and we had a...Read More »
33 of 53 | Posted by: Heidi Wolbert - MI - friend

“It has been many years since I saw Maria on a regular basis. I will always remember her as someone with an engaging smile and an infectious laugh,...Read More »
34 of 53 | Posted by: Beth Visser (Mitchell) - Marne, MI

“For my friend, Maria LeMieux Kasnowiczs's family Brian, Nick, Jess. So sorry about your loss. Please know that God will hold you close. "He will...Read More »
35 of 53 | Posted by: Ruth & Julianna Quandt - Belmont, MI

“It has been 20+ years since I have seen anyone in the Lemieux family but after hearing of Maria's passing, so many memories came back! Thoughts and...Read More »
36 of 53 | Posted by: Kristine Voogt - PALMYRA, VA

“I will always have happy memories of my friendship with Maria :) She and I had lots of fun at WC, especially on double-dates, and going to hockey...Read More »
37 of 53 | Posted by: Becky Ahearne - Columbia, SC

“I am grateful I got the chance to meet my friend Monica's sister Maria. She was a very sweet and kind person. I am so sorry for your loss. Be gentle...Read More »
38 of 53 | Posted by: Nancy Olivieri - Mt. Pleasant, MI

“As I try to wrap my head around God's plan for you, I feel angry that your life was cut short so young at 43. I feel angry that an accident 11 years...Read More »
39 of 53 | Posted by: Chelly Morris - Comstock Park, MI

“Maria was an awesome person and true friend. She was there when I needed her and will never forget that. Will miss you Maria. My deepest sympathy to...Read More »
40 of 53 | Posted by: Nadine (Kanoza) Ferris - Marne, MI

“I will always remember Maria for her infectious smile and ability to make me laugh. My brother was in the same class as Maria at West and he passed...Read More »
41 of 53 | Posted by: Margo (Gyzanoski) Martin - CA

“Jess, my heart goes out for you at such a sad time. You have your family and friends to lean on and all my support as well. Know that you are loved...Read More »
42 of 53 | Posted by: Lynne Henry - Grand Rapids, MI

“Brian, Nick , & Jess, Words can't describe how sad I am. I keep telling myself she is not in pain any more and with Lori having a GREAT time. She...Read More »
43 of 53 | Posted by: Tammy & Greg Russo - Dorr, MI

“I am so very sorry of your families loss, you all our in my prayers. ”
44 of 53 | Posted by: Gail Feeback - Grand Rapids, MI

“Buck, Nick & Jess, I am so sorry to hear about your loss! She was such an amazing woman and I will never forget her! She had a way of lighting...Read More »
45 of 53 | Posted by: Erin Beld - Grand Haven, MI

“To her family goes my deepest condolences. She was truly a light in everyones day when we worked together at Northwest/Delta. She loved and lived...Read More »
46 of 53 | Posted by: Susan Lofquist - Grant, MI

“During one of my saddest moments Maria was there to dry my tears, hold my hand, listen and keep my broken heart together. I have never forgotten her...Read More »
47 of 53 | Posted by: Amy Polega

“Buck, Nick and Jess Our prayers are truley with you all . Family meant alot to her where ever she went. I remember her making the best of every...Read More »
48 of 53 | Posted by: Sidnee and Butch - grand rapids, MI

“Maria was the coolest big sister of any friend I have ever had. I used to hang out with Steve quite a bit and she was so nice to him. She also used...Read More »
49 of 53 | Posted by: Dennis - Sparta, MI - friend

“Brian, Nick, and Jess, So shocked and sorry to hear of Maria's passing. I will always remember her big smile, big heart, and all the good times...Read More »
50 of 53 | Posted by: Nancy Bradley

“Rest in peace Maria! You are such a beautiful person and a wonderful wife and mother. I am very saddened by the news of your passing but I know you...Read More »
51 of 53 | Posted by: Jeanne Sedlecky - Comstock Park, MI

“My condolence to Maria's family. May Maria rest in peace. ”
52 of 53 | Posted by: Becky - Walker, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this time of loss. Having worked with Maria at Northwest Airlines, I had not seen her for sometime. I...Read More »
53 of 53 | Posted by: James & Kathryn Stover - Belmont, MI


Maria L. Kasnowicz (LeMieux) age 43 of Comstock Park passed away unexpectedly Wednesday January 18, 2012 after a battle with an extended illness. Surviving are her husband of over 23 years Brian "Buck", two children Nick and Jesikah Kasnowicz, her parents Bruce and Mary Lemieux, mother-in-law Virginia (Ginny Kas) Aungst, siblings: Monica (Mike) Ervin, Simon (Kay) LeMieux, Matthew (Jennifer) Karas, Joseph (Heidi) Lemieux, Steven (Sheli) LeMieux, Vickie (Calvin) Easley, Anthony Garcia, brothers- in-law and sisters-in-law, many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. Maria was a 1986 graduate of West Catholic High School where she was an outstanding athlete in track and gymnastics, she
also enjoyed arts and crafts, camping and fishing. She was one of Fr. Tom McKinney's caregivers. Per her wish cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be Monday 11 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Her family will receive visitors Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Arsulowicz Brothers Remembrance Mortuary, 3525 Remembrance Rd. and Monday at the church one hour prior to the Mass. A Vigil Service will be held Sunday at 7 pm. Memorial contributions are suggested to Make a Wish Foundation.