Tammy Michelle Fitzpatrick

REPUBLIC, Mich. – Tammy Michelle Fitzpatrick, age 44, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, after an extended illness.

God gave her to Tom Fitzpatrick and Dianne Gladden on December 17, 1968, in Oakland, California. She grew up in Republic, Bark River and Detroit.

Welcomed in Heaven by her mom Dianne, Gramma Vern and so many others.

She is survived by 2 sons; Thomas Fitzpatrick of Colorado Springs, Colo., Matthew Dorman of Bark river, and her father, Tom (Mary) Fitzpatrick of Republic. Michelle is also survived by 4 brothers; Michael of Fraser, Mich., Charles of Metairre, La., Stephen (Tina) of Owasso, Mich., Paul (Carrie) of Chicago, Ill., and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and beloved friends. The joy of her life was her 3 grandchildren, Ava and Troy of Escanaba, Mich., and Ariana of Colorado Springs, Colo.

Michelle had so many wonderful people who prayed and cared for her, Thank you all. She had such a big heart and she is free at last. Thank you, God. The family invites you to join them from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19 at St. Augustine in Republic. A prayer service and luncheon will follow.