August 25, 1926 - April 17, 2018
Obituary for Patricia Ruth Mitzel
Patricia Ruth Coughlin Mitzel, died peacefully April 17, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was 91 years old. Patricia was born August 25, 1926 in Detroit to Dorothy (nee Walsh) and Cornelius Coughlin.
Patricia was an avid golfer, bridge player and Detroit Tigers fan. Her greatest joy came from spending time with her five children, 12 great grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend, Patricia was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.
Patricia is survived by her children, Susan (Lyle) Raines, Dennis (the late Carol) Mitzel, Donald (Anita) Mitzel Jr., Meg (Patrick Regan) Mitzel, and Michael Mitzel. She is also survived by her grandchildren, David (Yoko), Matthew, Anne (Steve), Molly (Dan), Tim (Karen), Mike (Allyson), Nick, Dan (Lindsey), Jon, Shane, Chris and Kaitlin, great grandchildren, Norah, Katherine, Michael, Andrew, Sean, Lily, Alyssa, Desmond, Evelyn, Emily and Emmett and siblings, Mary Jane (Al) Lenhard, Thomas (Betty) Coughlin, and Peggy Gilsenan. Patricia is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Donald Harold Mitzel.
Family and friends may visit at Lynch and Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday, April 20, 2018, 2 - 8 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church, 32340 Pierce, Beverly Hills, Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 12pm. Friends may visit at church beginning at 11:30am. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.
Memorials appreciated to Angels’ Place, 29299 Franklin Road, Southfield, Michigan 48034.