Obituary of Ruth "Pat" Delores Powell
Ruth “Pat” Delores Powell, 88, of Rhodes, our loving and generous aunt and friend passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Bay Medical Care Facility. Pat was born in Bay City on July 31, 1929, the daughter of the late Isaac and Dora (Shinvar) Powell. For many years, Pat worked at a local dry cleaner. She loved dogs and enjoyed playing cards, especially Aggravation and Canasta. Pat is survived by her nieces and nephews, David and wife, Cathy Powell, Cathy and husband, Frank Gates, James and wife, Judy Powell, and Dan Powell; 5 great nieces and nephews; 13 great-great nieces and nephews, and sister-in-law, Irene Powell. In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by her siblings, Eugene Powell, Esther and husband, Virgil VanHurk and twin brother, Roy Powell. Pat's family will be present to receive visitors on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 4:00 PM until the time of her 5:00 PM Funeral Ceremony at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.