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Patricia Ann Mihovilich

Patricia Ann Mihovilich, 74, St. Augustine, died Dec. 27, 2012, at the Bailey Family Center for Caring. Born in New Smyrna Beach March 4, 1938, she moved to St. Augustine at the age of 10. She was educated at St. Genevieve School in Asheville, N.C., and she worked for the Flagler Hotel System, Ponce de Leon Hotel, in both St. Augustine and in New York City. Later she was employed by Flagler College, one of a few who worked for both the hotel and the college.

She was also employed, for a time, at Portwood Mobile Homes in St. Augustine, and she also worked with her husband, Anthony (Tony), owner and operator of the former Tony"s Gulf Service Station on Ponce de Leon Boulevard.

Her volunteer work included operating the food program at St. Joseph Academy, where she was known as "Mama Moho," and many remember the healthy, tasty lunches she created, especially, her hamburgers.

She was a longtime member of the Friendship Club of St. Augustine, serving as president on several occasions, and she was a past senior regent of the Women of the Moose of St. Augustine. She was of the Episcopal faith.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Craig Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Justin Yawn officiating. Friends may call at Craig Chapel from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the hour of services.

Burial will be at a later date in Edgewater Cemetery, New Smyrna Beach.

Flowers are gratefully accepted, or donations may be made to the Bailey Family Center for Caring, in care of Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Anthony (Tony) Mihovilich; daughters, Martha (Steve) McClintock, Sonja (Jay) Willets; one son, retired Col. Richard Mihovilich, U.S. Air Force; a brother, William E. Puckett; three granddaughters, Alyssa McClintock, Ava and Ana Willets; and many nieces.

Craig Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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Published in St. Augustine Record from Dec. 29 to Dec. 31, 2012
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