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400 S 10th St. - Escanaba, Michigan 49829
West 3755 US 2 - Spalding, Michigan 49886
Patricia "Pat" Lewis
Date of Death: December, 29 2017
          Patricia "Pat" Lewis, 93, Escanaba, passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 at Bishop Noa Home. She was born in Escanaba on March 16, 1924, the eldest daughter of William and Anna (Mulvaney) Shepeck. After graduating in 1942 from Escanaba High School and in 1945 from St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago, she was employed at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba until her marriage in 1947 to Francis G. Lewis. They then lived in Lansing, MI, until later moving back to Escanaba to remain permanently.
          She was a member of St. Joseph and St. Patrick Church.
          Pat is survived by her two sons: Tom (Johanna) of Menominee and Bill (Linda) of Escanaba, daughter: Ann (Doug) Keller of Roseville, MN, two sisters: Anne Curtin of Okemos, MI and Mary Shepeck of Chicago, one granddaughter: Lindsey Lewis, one great granddaughter: Charli, and also numerous nieces and nephews.
          Pat was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Francis, daughter: Tina, and brother: Bill Shepeck.
          Friends may call on Thursday, January 4th, 2018 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba. A funeral service celebrating Pat's life will follow visitation at the funeral home at 5:00 p.m. with Fr. Emmett Norden officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in the spring.
          In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorials be directed to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or to any charity of your choice.
          Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding are assisting the Lewis family.
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  • "Pat was our dear neighbor on S 9th Street for nearly 40 years. She always took great interest in our daughters and later their families, our ten grandchildren. Pat and Fran were such good neighbors. Our love and prayers to her family. "
    -Ivan and Tillie Nedeau

  • "Sending thoughts and prayers to you all at this most difficult time. Your mother was wonderful woman...many fun memories of her from my childhood. "
    -Robert Growdon, San Francisco, CA

  • "My mom was Pat's babysitter over 90 years ago and remained her best friend until Mom's passing in 2002. We stopped to visit Pat at Thanksgiving but by then she was already too ill to respond. We will miss her terribly as she was the last person to truly know Mom and share everything with her--and she still called us "you kids." If her funeral were earlier in the day we would be there! "
    -Kathy Soltwisch

  • "We are so sorry to hear of Pat's passing, she was lovely lady and a wonderful mother to Ann and her siblings. You are in our thoughts and prayers."
    -Tom and Beth Greenley

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