2012-04-12 / Obituaries

Patricia A. Harvey

Patricia A. Harvey, 82, of Fairport, Mich., died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich.

She was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Powers, Mich., the daughter of Claude and Leona (Flaherty) Fischer and moved to Escanaba, Mich., as a child. She was a graduate of Escanaba High School.

Pat moved to Manistique with her children in 1960 and on to Fairport in 1967.

She was a homemaker and was also the bookkeeper for Vetter Fisheries of Fairport.

Pat enjoyed going to the Port Bar for evening coffee, going on picnics, reading, and spending time with the grandchildren. She was of Catholic faith.

Pat is survived by her children, Tim (Jean) Harvey, Tom (Barb) Harvey, Jeff (Kathy) Harvey all of Fairport, and Patti (Marty) Gieszer of Rapid River, Mich.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and her brother, Thomas (Joan) Fisher of West Bloomfield, Mich.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, William; and her life-companion, Emil “Junior” Vetter.

Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m., Monday, April 9, at Messier-Broullire Funeral Home in Garden, Mich. Funeral services followed at 7 p.m., at the funeral home with Deacon Rod Groleau officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Escanaba.

Messier-Broullire Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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