Thomas E. Papiernik
age 73 of Columbus Twp., MI. died April 28, 2012 in the McLaren Macomb Hospital. He was born March 30, 1939 in Detroit, MI. He married Betty J. Meldrum on October 19, 1970.
Tom owned and operated Tomís Machine Painting and retired from Gidding & Lewis Machine & Tool Co. in 1996.
Mr. Papiernik is survived by his wife Betty J., children Daniel (Janice) Papiernik, Patricia Callan, Tami Sandavol, Deborah Osborne, and David Meldrum, siblings Gerald Papiernik, Tim Papiernik, and Christine Trudgeon, grandchildren Joseph Smith, Nicole Bailey, Rachel Hamilton, Justin Osborne, Taylor Papiernik, Ryan Papiernik, Haley Callan, and Thomas Sandavol, great grandchildren Ryder Hamilton and Rylee Hamilton. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Lottie Papiernik, and brothers Mark Papiernik and Leonard Papiernik.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM Friday May 4, 2012 in the Algonac Church of Christ. Family members will receive visitors 2 hours prior to the service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Family Wishes