PATRICK, Dr. Michael Peacefully on Friday, April 15, 2011 at St. Peter’s Hospital. Beloved husband of Evelyn for forty-six years. Dear brother of Stephen (Shirley) Patrick of Amherstburg and Bill (Pat) Patrick of Amherstburg. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Susan Patrick and sisters Mary Seniuk and Anne Masney and brother Edward Patrick.
Michael grew up in Amherstburg where he lived with his brothers and sisters on the family farm on the Pike Road. He attended General Amherst High School and was valedictorian in his graduating year. He went on to dental school at the University of Toronto graduating in June 1961. He interned from 1961 to 1962 at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center in New York.
He practiced family dentistry in Hamilton for forty-nine years. He was an alumni of Zeta Delta of Sigma Nu Fraternity and a proud member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He was a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian Dental Association and a lifelong member of the Hamilton Academy of Dentistry.
Michael had many interests and passions in his life, loved his work and was adored by many who knew him as a dentist, friend or relative. He was a ham radio operator (VE3FMG), enjoyed photography, flying, fishing, hunting and computer technology. He loved his pets and especially enjoyed walking his Schnauzer Zoli in King’s Forest.
The family would like to give special thanks and acknowledgement to their family doctor Dr. Junard, Dr. Cunnington at McMaster Hospital, emergency doctors and nurses at Juravinski Cancer Centre, Dr. Mizera and his team of doctors and nurses on ward E3, Dr. Hirti and his team of doctors and nurses in Oncology and also Dr. Bev and the nurses at St. Peter’s Hospital. You all provided kindness and compassionate care to Michael and his family for thwich we are most grateful.
Family invites relatives and friends to BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME – “William J. Markey Chapel”, 947 Rymal Rd. E., HAMILTON (905.574.0405) on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 12-2 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Bay Gardens Chapel on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 2 p.m. Visitation the following week at James H. Sutton Funeral Home, 401 Sandwich St. S., AMHERSTBURG (519.736.2134) on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to be made in memory of Michael to a charity of your choice. Please sign the on-line Book of Condolence at http://www.baygardens.ca