Patrick James Coughlin Sr., age 84, passed away June 19, 2013. He was a 29-year resident of Beverly Hills, Fla., and a native of Michigan. He moved here from the Detroit area after retiring from his 30-year career with the city of Detroit.
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He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Coughlin; his son and daughter-in-law, Patrick Jr. and Amanda, of Tampa, Fla.; his daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Peter Wilens, Troy, Mich.; his daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Anthony Clark, Prosper, Texas; and four grandchildren, Ashley, Ryan, Alyssa and Patrick.
His greatest joys were his beloved family, caring for all animals, helping his neighbors and working in his yard. He will be dearly missed by his family and the many neighbors and friends he helped throughout the years.
A celebration of life for Patrick will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the Brown Funeral Home and Crematory, 5430 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, (State Road 44), in Lecanto, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in Patrick's memory to the Humane Society of Citrus County would be greatly appreciated.
Brown Funeral Home and Crematory Lecanto, Fla., www.brownfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on June 23, 2013