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Clifford A. Jablonski

June 6, 1935 — November 30, 2022

Mr. Clifford A. Jablonski (AKA Cliff Jay), legendary owner and operator of Carriage Services passed away on November 30, 2022 at the Huron County Medical Care Facility in Bad Axe, MI.

 

Cliff was born June 6, 1935 in Detroit to the late Joseph C. and Frances M. (Wujek) Jablonski. His wife, Shirley Jablonski, preceded him in death on February 21, 2010.

 

Cliff worked in the funeral industry for 50 years. He owned and operated Carriage Services, a removal service based out of Rochester Hills. His dedication to the families of Michigan was unsurpassed, even traveling out of state on many occasions to ensure the return of loved ones to their family. After his retirement, Cliff resided up in Bad Axe, MI, closer to his family friends.

 

Cliff is survived by his longtime family friend, John B Smigielski of Ubly, MI.

 

The funeral service for Cliff will be 1:30 pm, Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly. Rev. Nate Harburg, pastor of Good Shepherd Parish in Ubly will officiate.

 

Visitation will be on Wednesday at the funeral home from 11:00 am until the service at 1:30 pm.

 

Cliff will be laid to rest next to his family at 12:00 noon on Thursday, December 8 at St. Mary Cemetery in New Baltimore.

 

Cliff’s precious puppies were his joy in life. In Lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to your local animal shelter in his memory.

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

2091 E Main St, Ubly, MI 48475

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

2091 E Main St, Ubly, MI 48475

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