Traverse City Record-Eagle

May 2, 2013

James 'Pat' Tschirhart

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 ( or Michigan Humane Society (

Online condolences may be made to

Arrangements are by O’Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, Novi.