Michigan Memorial Funeral Home & Michigan Memorial Park


Darby Lynn Ditzhazy

April 30 , 1961 - March 06 , 2018

Darby Lynn Ditzhazy
Darby Lynn Ditzhazy
1961 - 2018


Saturday, March 10, 2018
1:00 ~ 3:00 PM
Michigan Memorial Funeral Home


Saturday, March 10, 2018
3:00 PM
Michigan Memorial Funeral Home Chapel



DITZHAZY Porter, Darby L., age 56, of Wyandotte, March 06, 2018. Beloved daughter of Kenneth (the late Roberta) Porter. Loving mother of Grant Ditzhazy, Austen Ditzhazy and Clark Ditzhazy. Dear sister of Shelley (Les) Schmidtke and Jill (Ward) Ritter. She is survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Darby loved her family, but she also loved Tiger Baseball, Michigan State Football and Michigan State Basketball. Her cremation will take place at “The Witness Crematory” located inside of Michigan Memorial Funeral Home.


Prayers to the family gregg b phillips

Dear Darby, I remember being friends with you in grade school and how sweet both you and your mother were. While we drifted apart, I always wanted the best for you and yours. Love and peace, Kate Kate Blake

No words in a time like this my friend. We are here for anything you need. Love and hugs. Renee and Dave

Shelley and family, Rich and I are so very sorry to hear this news. Darby was such a wonderful, fun loving friend that we had the privilege to know. Praying for comfort during this very sad time for you and your family. Our deepest condolenseces. Becky and Rich Obermayer Becky Obermayer

While I may have not had the benefit of knowing Darby in recent years, what I am overwhelmingly feeling now is an appreciation for the special, sweet, fun and beautiful person that I so appreciated knowing...what seems like yesterday. My thoughts and prayers are with all her friends and family during this difficult time of loss. Rich Obermayer

Darby, I loved working with you and us becoming friends! I'm going to miss you very much and I hope your heart is peaceful and your wings fly high. Rietta McIntosh

Sweet Sweet Darby I continue to carry the memories of our Jr & High School Years. You have always had a Beautiful Heart. And you will leave many Lonely Hearts behind, Soar as only you did. Lori Hall

So very sorry to hear this awful news, Darby will always hold a special place in our hearts. We having loving memories of all the family events and work stories, so very grateful for last summers reunion. Gone but never forgotten, rest in the arms of Our Lord Dearest Darby. JoAnn and Jeff Dow

Shell, Sending love and prayers to all of you…it broke our hearts yesterday when you told me Darby passed. Thinking back over the years just reminds me of all three of you Porter girls….beautiful, sweet, and oh so fun! You were the best sister any one could ask for and now time for your Mom to take Darby in her arms. Much Love….Trice, Keith, Em & Court xoxo Lehmann Family

So very sorry to hear of Darby's passing, much too young. Prayers to your whole family and to her family. Loved visiting you Shelley, Darby and Jill at your house in Grosse Ile when we were in school. My heart goes out to you all. Much love. Mary (Gawlinski) McTevia

Darby, My heart is broken to see the news about your passing. You were so beautiful, fun, loving and most of all had a big heart. I am shocked! You will be missed and I will never forget all the fun we had in school. Love you my friend. Prayers to the family. Tracey Lehmann

I am so sorry to hear about Darby. She was a such a loving person. I will always remember her smile, laughter and her big heart. We had a lot of great times together that I will cherish forever. When I think of Darby, it will always bring a smile to my face. She will be missed. My thoughts and prayers to all of you at this difficult time. Tracey Lehmann

I prayed for you in times of your struggle and I now pray for your family for peace in their heart. You were loved and will be missed.....with love, "joey" Joe Porcarelli

Darby I will always remember the first time I spent the night at your house, so excited cuz you had an indoor pool! You were alway very sweet and kind. RIP Kim Aller Stanley

Sharing in your sorrow with love and friendship. We are here for you. Much love, Judy and George Judy Ventro

Dear Shelley, Jill & Uncle Ken - Patti and I are so sorry to learn of your loss. You have our prayers and deepest sympathies. Charles Goolsby

Darby, your family at the Lakeshore Grill will miss you. Patrick Rennie

Aunt Shelley and family, so sorry to hear the sad news about Aunt Darby. We're holding you close in our thoughts; wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember and honor the life of your dear sister. With deepest sympathy, and so much love, Tesia, Mike and Penny

Prayers for your family in this sorrowful time. We'll miss you at work Darby. Candice Jurko

We are sorry for your loss. Darby, was such a great person, We met through our children and Darby's warmth, humor and friendship will always be remembered. Our heartfelt condolences from The Marentette Family. Christine Hossack

My heart is sad that I’m not with your family today. What I will hold close to my heart are all the wonderful family events I was privileged to share with you, your sons, your sisters and mostly your parents. Your beauty and grace will be missed. Susan Grossklaus

We knew Darby when we all belonged to the East English Village Garden Club. I and the few members that remain are shocked and saddened by her death. She was a sweet, talented and caring person. Our sincere condolences to her family and friends. Lula Niforos