Patricia Elizabeth “Pat” Phelps, 67, of Punta Gorda, Fla., and formerly of Detroit, Mich., passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
She was born Jan. 8, 1947, in St. Louis, Mo., and moved to Punta Gorda in 2005 from Detroit.
Mrs. Phelps was married to her husband Colin on Aug. 25, 1973. They met at Chelsea Naval Hospital in Boston, Mass., where she was an officer as a Registered Nurse.
She is survived by her husband, Colin Phelps; two sons, Paul (Geraldine) and Derek; grandson, Guy; one sister, Kathleen (Ray) Petty of St. Louis; and two brothers, Brian (Beverly) Bolger of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., and Dennis (Denise) Bolger of Lewiston, Maine.
Pat will have military honors and interment at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2014, at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, Fla. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pat’s name can be made to Military Order of the Purple Heart, SFC Jack L. Conway, Chapter 759, 2387 Nuremberg Blvd., Punta Gorda, FL 33983. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the guestbook and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Punta Gorda Chapel.