Donnelly, Patricia Ann
Bay City, Michigan
Mrs. Donnelly passed away peacefully Sunday, February 17, 2013 at McLaren Bay Region at the age of 71 years. The daughter of the late Aloysius and Lucille (Nowicki) Sinicki was born December 22, 1941 in Bay City. Mrs. Donnelly graduated from St. Stanislaus High School in 1959. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Auxiliary #1010. She enjoyed spending time with her children and her grandchildren, going to casinos, playing cards, with smear being her favorite, and she also enjoyed reading and cooking.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband; Herbert A. Donnelly whom she married April 8, 1961, their three daughters and one son-in-law; Colleen Donnelly, Kelli Donnelly and Jamie and Dave Flory, her grandchildren; Danielle Holliday and her fiancé; Jimmy Cummings, Alex Johnson, Bailey Johnson, Simon D.H. Flory, one brother; Aloysius Sinicki, her aunt; Virginia Czyzewski, her niece and nephew; Michelle Sinicki and Michael Sinicki, her great nephew; Bradley Sinicki, her extended daughters; Angie Allen-Page, Arlene Roggow, Catherine Kalahar-Walker, Julie Brietzke-Colline, Liz Brietzke , Shari Tiede, her extended grandchildren; Courtney Ewald, Shay Collins and Taylor Brietzke, her special friends; Carolyn Kraska, Eloize Theil, Judy Little, Karen Peglow, Nancy Doan and Nancy Kepley. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her brother; Eugene Sinicki and her niece; Marilyn Sinicki
The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church. The celebrant will be Rev. Fr. Richard M. Filary with the private Rite of Committal in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at the Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. on Wednesday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Eagles #1010 Auxiliary will meet at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. for their Ritual. The Vigil for the Deceased will take place at 7:00 p.m. Mrs. Donnelly will be taken to the church on Thursday to lie in state from 9:00 a.m. until the time of mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to Wishes of the Family.www.gephartfuneralhome.com