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Theresa Emilia Milhizer

September 29, 1930 August 9, 2018
Theresa Emilia  Milhizer
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Theresa Emilia (Cicchini) Milhizer passed away in Ave Maria, Florida on August 9, 2018. She was 87 years old. She had moved to Florida to live with her son and family in June 2018.
Theresa was born on September 29, 1930 to Italian immigrants, James and Michelina Cicchini in Detroit. She went to Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Grade School and then graduated from Dominican High School in 1948. She attended Wayne State with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature and English. There she met Eugene Milhizer, a Navy veteran and they married on April 25, 1953. They lived in Detroit until 1957 when they bought their first home in Livonia.
Theresa raised her sons full time until Robert started school. She became a Library Aide at the Carl Sandburg Library and the Livonia Library main branch until she retired after 27 years. She then enjoyed her free time reading mystery novels, watching game shows and solving crossword puzzles.
Mrs. Milhizer is survived by her sons Eugene (Dianna) and James. Her brother, Rinaldo (Susan) Cicchini lives in Paw Paw, Michigan. She has six grandchildren: Theresa, Eugene, Ashley, Rachel, Michael, and Christopher (Kayla). She has one great granddaughter, Kourtney. She is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene and her son Robert (Sheryl).
A viewing will be held on August 24, 2018 from 6-8pm at the Harris Funeral Home in Livonia. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Genevieve Catholic Church on August 25, 2018 at 11 am. Theresa will be interred at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Mass intentions for the repose of her soul are kindly requested.
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6:00 PM 8/24/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/24/2018 8:00:00 PM
RG & GR Harris Funeral Home

15451 Farmington Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154

Rosary Service at 7:00 PM

RG & GR Harris Funeral Home
15451 Farmington Rd. Livonia 48154 MI





11:00 AM 8/25/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Genevieve-St. Maurice Catholic Church

29015 Jamison
Livonia, MI 48154

St. Genevieve-St. Maurice Catholic Church
29015 Jamison Livonia 48154 MI

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