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Patricia A. (Walczak)

Patricia A. Fravel (Walczak), 68, passed from this world to go to her heavenly home on February 7, 2014, at The Toledo Hospital surround by her loving family and friends. Patricia was born on November 9, 1945, in Toledo Ohio, to Edwin and Alice (Kulwicki) Walczak. Patricia was a Bedford graduate. She then went on to further her education at Eastern Michigan University and eventually to University of Toledo to gain her three graduate degrees. Patricia enjoyed many career paths. She had a long career at St. Vincent Hospital and taught in various parochial high schools in Toledo. Patricia was also an entrepreneur, owning many businesses on Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island. Patricia enjoyed traveling, whether it be around the world or to quiet local lakes. She also enjoyed spending time and especially holidays with her family and friends.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Alice (Kulwicki) Walczak; brother, Richard W. Walczak, and sister, Therese M. (Walczak) Veres. She is survived by her nieces, Alexa and Amelia Walczak, and sister-in-law, Sandra Walczak. She also leaves to mourn her passing, longtime companion and friend, Lawrence Parrish; beloved dog, Sophie, and numerous family members and special friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 12, 2014, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Urbanski's Bedford Funeral Chapel 8300 Lewis Avenue, Temperance, MI. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, February 13, 2014, at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Temperance, MI where a visitation will be held after 10 a.m. Private interment will occur at a later date.

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Published in Toledo Blade on Feb. 10, 2014
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