Billy's Michigan Memorial Service

Frank William "Billy" Urbanawiz passed suddenly on August 20, 2017. His family and friends were stunned by his unexpected passing. In addition to the stress of their loss, making plans for final arrangements and a memorial service, family members in Michigan have made trips to Chicago to pack his belongings and memories up and bring them home. A memorial service, celebrating Billy's life, will be held on his birthday, October 22, 2017 from 1 - 4 pm at Pit & Balcony Theater in Saginaw, MI. All family and friends are welcome. A service in NYC is being arranged by friends as well, on the same day. Even though his family was aware that
Billy knew many people and had many friends, they are overwhelmed by the number of people who have responded to his passing. He touched more lives than they even imagined. Many friends have reached out asking how they can help and if a crowd funding campaign would be set up. Although many of the final arrangements have already been handled by his family, there are fees associated with Billy's memorial service that this fund would help cover for the lobby and any other materials needed. For example, audio-visual equipment so speakers/singers can be amplified and videos projected, for printed materials such as service pamphlets and some flowers. In lieu of additional flowers, donations here would be helpful. Any funds from this campaign not spent on the memorial service will be donated to a charity of the family's choosing in Billy's honor. His family would like to thank everyone who has shared their thoughts and love for Billy.


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    • $18 
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  • Judy Butler  
    • $100 
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  • Wendy Lane 
    • $10 
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    • $50 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rebecca Havely 
Saginaw, MI
Barbara Urbanawiz 
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