Thomas, Patricia Marie, Saginaw, Michigan

Our beloved mother and sister went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at the age of 84. Patricia was born September 23, 1929, in Saginaw to the late Thomas and Helen (Stephens) Zieroff. She married Clarence Edward Thomas; he predeceased her May 23, 1980. She worked for Kresges and then to K-Mart for over 20 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Cathedral for many years. She enjoyed retirement luncheons with K-Mart employees and attending church. She is survived by her children, Judith Ann, Mary Louise, and David Ronald (Kim) Thomas; a very dear sister, Barbara Kirchner and her family; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son James Edward; siblings Sarah Brusk and Richard Zieroff; a very dear sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marion and James O’Dell; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Napoleon and Delores Thomas. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral at 615 Hoyt. Fr. Andrew Booms will officiate with burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Friday from 5:00-9:00 p.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 5700 Dixie Hwy. Friends may also visit on Saturday at church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to Home and Hospice Advantage or to the Saginaw Humane Society.