Patricia “Patti” M. Carlisi, age 61, of Three Rivers, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2010 at her home in Winterhaven, FL. She was born on Dec. 7, 1948 in Allegan, MI. the daughter of C.R. “Dick” Miller and Mae Collins.
Patti has been a long time resident of Three Rivers. She was united in marriage to Mr. John Carlisi, Jr. on April 26, 1969 in Allegan, Michigan. Shortly after, John and Patti had a daughter Beth. Patti and John owned and operated the Hoffman Street Grocery for over 25 years, upon retiring in 2004. Patti was a very faithful and active member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Through work and community involvement, John and Patti made numerous friends who are very important to them.
Patti loved to play golf, travel, and spend winter months with her husband at their home in Winter Haven, FL. Her true love was family, especially her three beautiful grandchildren and spending time with her three beloved dogs Roxi, Z, and Max.
Patti was preceded in death by her parents. She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving family, husband, John Carlisi, of Three Rivers; daughter, Beth (John) Huhtala, and their children, Lainey, Ana, and Ian Huhtala, all of Germany; one sister, Judi Miller-Morris, and one brother, Robert “Bob” (Candy) Miller, both of Allegan. Several nieces and nephews and many friends.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 at the Hohner Funeral Home, with a Scripture Service taking place at 7:30 p.m.
A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with Fr. Mark J. Vyverman officiating.
Donations may be directed to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home.