Places

  • Royal Oak is also known as: Oakland County / Royal Oak city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Chris Demetral (actor), Sam Raimi (screenwriter and film director), Jason Grilli (baseball player), Kirk Ferentz (american football player and american football coach), Peter Vanderkaay (swimmer), Andrew Osborn (soldier), and Charlie White (figure skater).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Real Detroit Weekly and Detroit Independent.

History

Royal Oak is a city in Oakland County of the U. S. state of Michigan. It is a suburb of Detroit. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 57,236. It should not be confused with Royal Oak Charter Township, a separate community located nearby. It is the 8th-largest municipality in Oakland County and the 27th largest municipality in Michigan by population. The area is known for its shopping, dining, and many cultural activities. Royal Oak was incorporated as a village in 1891, and as a city in 1921. The city's name originates in 1819, from one of Territorial Governor Lewis Cass' expeditions surveying land. A tree located near the present-day intersection of Crooks, Rochester, and Main reminded Cass of the Royal Oak tree within which King Charles II of England hid to escape the Roundheads following the Battle of Worcester. In the 1920s, Father Charles Coughlin became the founding Pastor of the Shrine of the Little Flower, a prominent landmark in the city. In 1926, the Ku Klux Klan burned a cross on the lawn of the original wooden church, and Coughlin used the incident to launch radio broadcasts on station WJR. Through this publicity he raised enough money to build the...

The official website for the city of Royal Oak is http://www.ci.royal-oak.mi.us.

There are currently 7 funeral home listings for the city of Royal Oak, Michigan. Looking for Royal Oak cemeteries?

Royal Oak Obituaries

It was noted on November 12th, 2015 that George A Jones passed on in Arizona.  Jones was 91 years old and was born in Royal Oak, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor George A's life.

It was disclosed by The Daily Tribune on November 12th, 2015 that Effie Mae Pearl Martin (Hoover) died in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Ms. Martin was 80 years old and was born in Smithfield, PA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Effie Mae Pearl's life.

It was disclosed by The Daily Tribune on November 6th, 2015 that William "Bill" Michael perished in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Michael was 92 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William "Bill"'s life.

It was noted by The Daily Tribune on November 5th, 2015 that Elsie Mae Mueller (Ryerson) passed on in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Ms. Mueller was 96 years old and was born in Cuba, MO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Elsie Mae's life.

It was written by The Daily Tribune on November 1st, 2015 that Allen C Liggett passed away in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Liggett was 93 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Allen C's life.

It was noted by The Daily Tribune on October 28th, 2015 that Janice Evelyn Holmwood (Moye) perished in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Ms. Holmwood was 78 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Janice Evelyn's life.

It was revealed by The Daily Tribune on October 18th, 2015 that Lucille Deloris "Lucy" Moore (Pusso) perished in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Ms. Moore was 100 years old and was born in Donnelly, PA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Lucille Deloris "Lucy"'s life.

It was noted by The Daily Tribune on October 14th, 2015 that Peggy Jo Cartwright (Eagle) died in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Ms. Cartwright was 82 years old and was born in Dudley, MO.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Peggy Jo's life.

It was written by The Daily Tribune on October 14th, 2015 that Earline Martin passed away in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Martin was 84 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Earline's life.

It was reported by The Daily Tribune on October 7th, 2015 that Marie Dunstan (Coombe) died in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Ms. Dunstan was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Marie's life.

All Funeral Homes in Royal Oak

Desmond AJ & Sons Funeral Directors

A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors is family owned and operated, and has been since our founding in 1917. For almost 100 years, the McInnes, Desmond, Vasu, and Connell families have personally served metro Detroit families and communities with...

Bossardet Chapel Lynch & Sons

Edward J. Lynch, Jr. (1924-1992) is The Lynch of Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors. Together with his childhood sweetheart and wife for life, Rosemary O’Hara Lynch (1924-1989) they raised a family of six sons and three daughters.Their exemplary...

Clyne & Sobocinski Funeral

The Clyne & Sobocinski Funeral Home emerged as a result of a fire in May of 2000. The original Clyne Funeral Home was established as Hubbard & Clyne in 1925. William D. Clyne bought out his partner, Duncan Hubbard, in 1930 and re-located from Mt....

Coats Funeral Home

As one of the most experienced Michigan funeral homes, we will work closely and sensitively with you and your family to attend to each detail that pays tribute to your loved one. Anticipate being taken care of and attended to during this time...

Diener Chapel of Gramer Funeral Home

Our tradition of service started in 1952 when Henry Gramer first purchased our funeral home, the historic building located on Main Street in downtown Clawson. The building had been operating as a funeral home since the early 1940s.

Gendernalik Funeral Home Incorporated

The Gendernalik Family has dedicated their lives to compassionately helping those in need of funeral arrangement since 1950. Our family owned Gendernalik Funeral Home, Inc. in New Baltimore from 1950-1979, at which time the business was sold to...

Gramer Funeral Home

Our tradition of service started in 1952 when Henry Gramer first purchased our funeral home, the historic building located on Main Street in downtown Clawson. The building had been operating as a funeral home since the early 1940s.

Kernan Funeral Service

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

L.J. Griffin Funeral Home

The Griffin family has a long history in metro Detroit. In 1954, Larry and Gerry Griffin opened the doors to their first funeral home on Plymouth Road in Detroit. Working together as licensed funeral directors, they understood the meaning of...

L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, Northrop-Sassaman Chapel

Over 60 years ago, we opened the door of our first funeral home in Detroit with a commitment to servicing families who trusted us in their time of need. Today, with funeral homes in the Westland, Canton, Livonia and Northville communities, our...

Lee-Ellena Funeral Home

Since opening in 2008, the Lee-Ellena Funeral Home is being discovered as the place to go for funeral services. A facility unlike any other in Metro Detroit, this Macomb funeral home was built with the needs of families in mind.

Modetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services

In 1970, John Modetz sought employment with the late Robert S. Rice, then proprietor of the Fred Wood Funeral Home in Livonia, telling the man that he too wanted to be a funeral director. Sixteen years after meeting Mr. Rice, John, along with his...

Molnar John Funeral Home

For over four generations, our family has taken pride in providing exceptional service and facilities to all our families. We have always taken into account the difficulty in making decisions at some of the most stressful times in ones life.

Obarzanek Funeral Home

We are pleased to introduce the Adragna Obarzanek Funeral Home.
We are dedicated to providing a ministry of traditional services that will help grieveing families in need, no matter what religious, cultural, or financial background.You will have...

Potere-Modetz Funeral Home

With almost 90 years of industry expertise, Modetz Funeral Homes has earned a well-deserved reputation of extraordinary services throughout Michigan. With locations in Waterford, Rochester and Orion Township, each facility is following in the...

Price Funeral Home

P rice Funeral Home was founded October 6, 1956 by William H. Price (1931-2010) as a privately owned funeral home. The firm provides complete funeral facilities, prepaid funeral arrangements and cemetery markers and monuments. Price Funeral Home...

Resurrection Funeral Home

Resurrection Funeral Home is built on the last piece of farmland owned by a local judge and his family. The original parcel ran along the south side of 18 Mile Road from Garfield Road to Hayes Road.
Every year, more than 450 families place their...

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Clover Hill Park Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Royal Oak, WA 98185
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Desmond AJ & Sons Funeral Directors
5423 21st Ave Ne
Royal Oak, WA 98185
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Faithful Companion Memorials
5423 21st Ave Ne
Royal Oak, WA 98185
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Kinsey-Garrett Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Royal Oak, WA 98185
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Oakview Cemetery & Mausoleum
5423 21st Ave Ne
Royal Oak, WA 98185
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Spiller-Spitler Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Royal Oak, WA 98185
Sullivan William & Son
5423 21st Ave Ne
Royal Oak, WA 98185

Royal Oak Funeral Home News

Painter loved for sense of humor
A funeral Mass is 11 a.m. today at Our Lady of Fatima, 13500 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park. Memorials may be made to Beaumont Rose Cancer Center, 3577 W. 13 Mile, Royal Oak, MI 48073.
http://www.detnews.com/article/20101105/OBITUARIES/11050378/1263/Painter-loved-for-sense-of-humor/Painter-loved-for-sense-of-humor

Dearborn author tours metro Detroit cemeteries
Through 140 historic and contemporary photos, extensive historical records and his own illuminating -- and at times chilling -- prose, Bak offers a sweeping look at how we in southeastern Michigan care ... sign on Woodward in Royal Oak to memorialize the ...
http://www.freep.com/article/20101031/FEATURES05/10310384/Dearborn-author-tours-metro-Detroit-cemeteries

Jon Jordan
Jon is a native of Michigan, who was born in Royal Oak. He attended The University of Michigan ... was in London for the royal funeral of the Queen Mother, and the nuptial celebration of H.R.H. Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
http://www.clickondetroit.com/newsteam/4141089/detail.html

Johann Banwell Headlee
The family moved to what was then Avon Township from Royal Oak in 1955. Jody began her journalism career ... A graduate of Edwin Denby High School in Detroit, she attended the University of Michigan. As a youth, Jody traveled extensively as her father's ...
http://record-eagle.com/obituaries/x176176430/Johann-Banwell-Headlee

Fred Parvis Jr.
Fred had made his home in Michigan for the past several years to be near his ... William Biff Hurteau of Flint; and Greg Kline of Royal Oak. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Dillingham Parvis, to whom he was ...
http://www.petoskeynews.com/gaylord/obituaries/ght-obit-parvis-102710,0,738390.story

BERNARD B. CHASE
Mr. Chase retired from the Royal Oak School system in 2008 as a bus mechanic. The family will receive friends Monday 2:30 to 8 p.m. at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home 30351 Dequindre Madison Heights, MI. Funeral Service Tuesday a.m. call funeral home for ...
http://www.theoaklandpress.com/articles/2010/10/25/obituaries/1654342.txt

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