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Patricia Angela Thoresen

April 20, 1930 March 20, 2018
Patricia  Angela Thoresen
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Obituary for Patricia Angela Thoresen

Patricia Angela (nee. Cucchi) Thoresen, a resident of New Hudson, former resident of South Lyon and long time resident of Farmington, died on March 20, 2018. She was 87 years old.

Patricia was born on April 20, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Joseph and Patricia Cucchi and grew up in Birmingham, MI where she graduated from Shrine of the Little Flower High School. On February 3, 1951, she married John Paul Thoresen at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Birmingham. They made their home in Detroit, and in 1955, moved to Farmington where they lived for many years and raised their six children. She was an avid reader and loved her fulfilling library job at South Lyon library. She had a love for jazz music. Motherhood was her greatest joy, and her six children felt that joy, her love and devotion every day of their lives. She and Jack had a long, happy marriage together and are happily together again…….

She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, John "Jack" Thoresen and is survived by her adoring children, Michael (Nancy) Thoresen of Ann Arbor, Linda Thoresen Schmitt of Sacramento, CA, Tom Thoresen of Austin, TX, Mary Jo (Curt Clingman) Thoresen of Berkeley, CA, Patty (Chuck Phillipson) Thoresen of Wixom, Susan Thoresen of San Francisco, CA; grandchildren, Rob Schmitt, Steph Schmitt Ness, Erin and Justin Thoresen, Katy Beck, Eliza and Erik Thoresen, Jack and Abbey Phillipson, and great grandchildren, Fitzcarraldo and Josephine Schmitt Ness. Also surviving are her sister, Mary Depman; her sisters-in law, Judy McDonald, Kathleen (Ed) Schlaff, and Elizabeth Springer, and many nieces, nephews and dear friends who join her family in mourning her passing and giving thanks for her life among them.

Memorial visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford on Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 10 AM - 3 PM, with a time of sharing at noon.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Active Faith Community Services, 401 South Washington Street, P.O. Box 188, South Lyon, Michigan 48178 or to Salem-South Lyon District Library, 9800 Pontiac Trail, South Lyon, Michigan 48178.

For further information phone Lynch & Sons, Milford at 248-684-6645.

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10:00 AM 3/25/2018 10:00:00 AM - 3:00 PM 3/25/2018 3:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Time of Sharing at Noon

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Salem-South Lyon District Library

9800 Pontiac Trail
South Lyon, MI 48178

Active Faith Community Services

401 South Washington Street
P.O. Box 188
South Lyon, MI 48178

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