Patrick J. Hanafin

Patrick J. Hanafin, 84, of Roscommon died March 24, 2018 at home surrounded by his family.

Pat was born in Royal Oak April 2, 1933 to Francis L. and Eileen (Cusick) Hanafin. He was raised and lived in Essexville until moving to Roscommon in 1985.

He was employed by Aero Space of America in Bay City as a purchasing agent for over 20 years, retiring in 1985.

He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Pat was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Roscommon.

He volunteered for Mercy Hospice, Kirtland Center for Performing Arts and Crawford County Historical Museum. He enjoyed building bird houses and working in his workshop. He was ‘Uncle Pat’ to all who knew him.

Surviving are his brother, Dennis Hanafin of Roscommon; sister, Frances Rochow of Bay City; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Michael and Peter Hanafin; two sisters, Joyce Harris and Mary Grace Pero; three brother-in-laws, Robert Harris, Richard Pero and Frank Rochow; two nephews, Phillip Hanafin and Brady Johnson; and niece, Michelle Barnard.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael Catholic Church, Roscommon on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Rihard Schaeffer officiating. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until Mass at 11 a.m.

Burial will be at Pioneer Cemetery, South Branch Township.

Memorial donations may be made to the family for a charity to be determined.

Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon is serving the family.


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