Patricia Arline McCarthy of Grawn, Mich., age 70, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer in Traverse City, Michigan.
She was born Jan. 2, 1950 in Detroit, the daughter of Joseph John and Bertha Arline (Wallace) Zitney.
Patricia graduated from Warren Woods High School in 1967. She went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Western Michigan University and then her Masters in Educational Leadership from Central Michigan University. Patricia was a well-respected educator for more than 30 years. She loved kids, especially her grandchildren.
The Funeral Mass will be held Monday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m., at St. Mary Catholic Church in Chelsea, with the V. Rev. Dr. William J. Canon Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chelsea. The family will receive friends at Cole Funeral Chapel Sunday, Aug. 2. Please call 475-1551 to schedule a time to greet the family.
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