Northville — Relatives and mates of a Northville family members who perished in a Jan. 2 plane crash in Lyon Township collected Wednesday to remember and honor them.

David S. Compo, 60 wife, Michele, 55 and their son, Dawson, 18 were being all killed when the single-motor Piper PA-24 crashed into a household on Dakota Travel in the Orchards of Lyon subdivision — about a 50 percent mile from the Oakland/Southwest Airport. No a person was wounded on the floor in the crash, which stays under investigation.

The Compos were returning residence from visiting a relative in Canton, Georgia, when the crash transpired. Compo, a previous president of the Property Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan, was described to be an seasoned, certified pilot.

Throughout an hour and a 50 percent funeral Mass Wednesday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, mourners prayed, sang hymns and shared stories about Compo’s really like for traveling, stating he would often contact up friends without discover to join him for an unplanned flight to Traverse City, Cleveland or in other places for lunch or dinner.