Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 7, 2013

Homer W. Sington

BELLAIRE — Homer W. Sington, 91, of Bellaire, died on April 4, 2013, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.

Homer was a veteran of World War II, serving three years building air fields in North Africa, China, Burma and India with the 1875 Army Air Corps.

He was a member of the American Legion and a life member of the Zion Lodge #1, Detroit, as well as plural membership to the Bellaire Masonic Lodge #398.

He was the beloved husband of Coral for 67 years; loving father of Mark, Penny (Dave) Neef, Shelly (Hal) Pisors, Bruce and Jim (Susan); and grandfather of Lindsey Kelly, Dr. Haley Neef, David, Michael and Anna Pisors, Jonathan, Alex and Andrew Sington, and Sarah and Zeke Vanas. He is also survived by four great-grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 11 a.m., at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 403 Traverse St., Elk Rapids, MI 49629. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services. Pastor David Mellor will officiate. Burial will take place in Lakeview Cemetery, Bellaire.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Antrim County Habitat for Humanity, 305 S. Williams St., Mancelona, MI 49659 or to St. Paul’s Episcopal Memorial Fund.

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Arrangements are being handled by the Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.



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