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frances a. brewer

Posted on Aug. 13, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

June 7, 1920 - Aug. 11, 2013

UNION, Mich. — Frances Ann Brewer, 93, of Union and formerly of Bay City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Elkhart (Ind.) General Hospital.

The daughter of the late Fred and Gladys (Poirier) Hine, she was born June 7, 1920, in Bay County.

Frances was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church. She moved to Union in 2008.

Frances is survived by two sons, Bill (Caroline) Brewer of Cassopolis and Wayne (Eva) Brewer of Union; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Vern (Barb) Hine of Bay City and Fred (Marilyn) Hine of Au Gres; a sister-in-law, Ruth Hine; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Brewer; a son, Frank V. Brewer; three brothers, Ralph, Roy and Charlie Hine; and three sisters, Frieda Wagner, Thelma Hine and Lillian Hine.

A funeral liturgy will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, with a rite of committal following at Calvary Cemetery. The Rev. Father George J. Serour will officiate. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at Gephart Funeral Home, A parish vigil service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday. Mrs. Brewer’a body will repose at the church Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of liturgy.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church.