THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Pat M. Fifarek
Issue Date: January 6, 2022
Pat (Patricia) Mary (McGovern) Fifarek, 80, of Marinette, passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021 at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center in Green Bay.
Born March 28, 1941 in Oconto, to the late James and Mary Ellen McGovern, she married Gene Fifarek on Dec. 19, 1981.
She was the founder of the Victorian Ladies Group, enjoyed her trips to Mackinac Island every October for the Somewhere In Time reunion, loved crafting and her witty personality kept everyone on their toes. She spent the last years living with her granddaughter Brittany (Shea) in Marinette.
She is survived by her husband Gene; her sons Robert (Sue) and Ricky Carlson, both of Peshtigo; a daughter, Robin (Paul) Gunderson of Gaylord Mi.; a sister, Judy McGovern; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; three step-sons, Gary (Carol) of Green Bay, Calvin (Tina) of Alaska and Michael Fifarek of Peshtigo.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Rachelle Carlson.
A Celebration of Life will take place Saturday, Jan 29 at Crivello's, 818 Main St. in Oconto with a social from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., followed by a luncheon. Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery in Marinette. Berth and Rosenthal Funeral Home of Peshtigo is assisting the family.