Philip Andrew Kamyszek

Philip Andrew Kamyszek, 71, of Waterford passed away May 12, 2017 at his home.

He was born July 2, 1945 in Posen to the late Jospeh and Theresa (Jozurik) Kamyszek.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine (Sathowiak) Kamyszek July 24, 2010; a brother, Edmund; sisters, Frances Zielke, Josephine Boekema and Justine Witucki.

He is survived by his brother Paul (Carol Diederich) of Lake Orion; sisters, Louise Rybicki of Troy, Cecilia Chojnacki and Lucy (Albert) Chojnacki of Posen; and sister-in-law, Irene Kamyszek of Rogers City.

Phil served proudly in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam with the operating engineers battalion.  Upon his return home Phil’s favorite career involved selling and servicing school buses across the state and Midwest.

Phil had a passion for classic cars and owned a ’58 Chevy Impala, a ’61 Chevy Bel Air Bubbletop and a ’65 Pontiac 2+2.  He enjoyed socializing with car club members and was a regular fixture in Poppleton Park in Birmingham during the Dream Cruise in August as well as many cruise nights around the Metro Detroit area.

Visitation was at the Coats Funeral Home in Waterford. Funeral was at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Waterford. Burial was at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly.