Whitby, Frances D.; of Leonard; age 83; December 16, 1931 to March 22, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Gerald F. Whitby. Loving mother of Stephanie Miller, Deborah (Gary) Koch, Therese Kopacz, Andrea (Cem) Doygun and Gerald (Colleen) Whitby, II; and the best grandmother of 12; and great grandmother of 8; also surviving are siblings, Dorothy Zwicker, Henrietta Hudson and William Skerkowski.Frances retired from the Oxford Schools after many years. She was an avid bingo player and loved going to the casinos. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home, Lake Orion. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2 to 8 p.m. with Rosary Prayers at 7 p.m. Donations to the family would be greatly appreciated. Reflections may be shared with the family by visiting www.sparksgriffin.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Mar. 24, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 8 "So sorry to hear of Fran's passing--been out of town and just..."- Stan & Ruth Ann Mersino"Special thanks for those who so wonderfully cared for her..."- Dotty Zwicker"My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Your Mom was a..."- Carol Tufaro"Thoughts and prayers are with you...please stay strong and..."- Diane Steinen"Growing up with you Aunt Franny was a joy...you will be..."- Judith Dill Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Frances Whitby Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Frances Whitby Add a photo + http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailytribune/obituary.aspx?n=frances-d-whitby&pid=174465264&fhid=13220