Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — NOVI — James “Pat” Tschirhart, 78, of Novi, formerly of Traverse City, died on April 29, 2013. He was born in Detroit on Nov. 12, 1934.
Mr. Tschirhart was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was the beloved husband of the late Evelyn J. (Gormley) Tschirhart; dear dad of Jeanne (Gene) Baranowski, Michelle (Mo) Klaus, Kathy Harrier, Brian (Ann) Tschirhart and Laura Tschirhart; loving grandpa of Adam (Jess), Grant, Ryan, Erin, Jordan and Lillie; brother of Rosemary Farkas and Paul (Debbie) Tschirhart; and brother-in-law of Marge Tschirhart.
Mr. Tschirhart was preceded in death by Barbara (Jack) Tracy, Frank (Shirley) Tschirhart, Don Tschirhart and Dick Farkas.
Visitation will be at O’Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Avenue, Novi; (248) 348-1800; Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. He will lie instate Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 24505 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, from 10:30 a.m. until time of the funeral liturgy at 11 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (www.nkfm.org) or Michigan Humane Society (www.michiganhumane.org).
Online condolences may be made to www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by O’Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, Novi.