CHANCE, Thomas E.; age 87; born July 31, 1927; passed peacefully December 5, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his devoted wife of 64 years, Irene (nee-Pernicka); daughter, Deborah (Larry) Benson; sons, Jeffrey (Lorraine) and David (Laura); grandchildren, Corey Chance, Erin Benson, April Wren, Kimberly Salvage, Andrew Benson, and Ryan Chance and six great grandchildren; also surviving him is his sister, Ethel (John) Sellars. Preceding him in death are his brothers, Joseph Harvey (Maebelle) and Robert Louis (Margaret). A Memorial Gathering will be celebrated on Friday, December 12, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pixley Funeral Home, 3530 Auburn Rd, Auburn Hills. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday December 13, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.pixleyfuneral.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Dec. 10, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 12 "I had the distinct pleasure of having Mr. Chance for his very..."- Kit McGuigan"My sincere condolences to the family. I have many good..."- Randy Chance"Terry....librarian sends her condolences." "The Burgess family has lost lost another treasure. Mr. Chance..."- Lynn Evans Peters"Mr. Chance was a wonderful teacher, principal and mentor. He..."- susan trute maher Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Thomas Chance Add a video + Photos View All Add + at the 2012 Burgess Brunch