ISHPEMING, MI. - Patricia Ann Bertucci, age 79 of 800 N. Second St. Ishpeming passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while under the loving care of her family and UP Home Health & Hospice.
Patricia was born July 19, 1934 in Ishpeming to Raymond & Rose (Autunno) Norell. Pat graduated from Ishpeming High School, class of 1952. She worked as a cook at Birchview School, Mather Nursing Center and D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, retiring in 1991. Patricia was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church. She enjoyed knitting, reading and watching game shows and was an excellent cook. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her dog Peanut.
Patricia is survived by 7 children: Michael (Peggy) Bertucci, Stephen (Francine) Bertucci, Christine Bertucci, Anthony (Susan) Bertucci all of Ishpeming, Timothy (Cheryl) Bertucci, Pamela (William) Nelson both of Negaunee and Mark (Michele) Bertucci of Ishpeming 14 grandchildren: Kristie (Al) Patron, Kacey Miller, Bryan (Stacy Gray) Bertucci, Beth (Jeremy) Hubbard, Dominic Bertucci, Chad (Nisha) Bertucci, Derek (Renee) Bertucci, Rachel (Adam) Simonsen, Christopher (Erica) Nelson, Daniel Nelson, Kaitlyn Nelson, Shane Nardi, Nicholas Bertucci and Mariah Bertucci, 10 great grandchildren, a step daughter Cile Nabers of San Antonio, TX. sisters in law: Teresa Carriere and Mary Jane (Jim) Boles, cousins: Karen (Jerry) Plaiser, Kathy (Paul) Kish all of Ishpeming and Bruce (Bunny) Norell of Petersburg, MI.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents Ray & Rose Norell and husband Dominic in 1981.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 5:00pm on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with Fr. Greg Heikkala officiating. Interment will take place in the Ishpeming Cemetery.
Patricia's family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday at St. Johns Church from 3:00pm until the time of service at 5:00pm. A luncheon will be held at K/D Hall following the service.
Pallbearers will be Patricia's grandchildren.
Patricia's obituary may be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.