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Robert Donald Barlage

October 1, 1946 ~ April 6, 2021 (age 74)


His Legacy… Robert Donald Barlage, 74, passed away April 6, 2021.  He was born on October 1, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan to Robert Barlage and Genevieve (Pennebaker) Barlage. Robert married the love of his life, Susan (Laczynski) Barlage, on April 19, 1969, in Dearborn, Michigan at St. Alphonsus Church. He is remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.  Robert is known for his unforgettable laughter, his smile that was contagious and his undeniable love for his family and zest for life.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.


His Family… Robert will be missed by his wife, Susan Barlage; his children, Rob (Jennifer Glance) Barlage, Andy (Corby) Barlage; siblings, Dave (Carol) Barlage, Barbara Manescu, Rick (Marcelle) Barlage; granddaughter, Brooke Barlage. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Genevieve Barlage.


His Farewell… Robert’s family and friends will gather Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 11:00am (10:00am gathering) for a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10601 Dexter Pinckney Road, Pinckney, Michigan.  Father Dan Kogut will serve as celebrant. Memorial contributions are suggested to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Please leave a message of comfort for Robert’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at

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Community Gathering
April 13, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St Mary Catholic Church (Pinckney)

Mass of Christian Burial
April 13, 2021

11:00 AM
St Mary Catholic Church (Pinckney)


Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Michigan /Indiana Chapter
LLS - Michigan PO Box 772374, Detroit MI 48277-2374
Tel: 1-800-456-5413