Michael Anthony Patrick, age 72, caring father of Michele, Angela Jackson (John), and Ashley; grandfather of Jorge; youngest son of the late Frank and Blanche (née Fairchild) Patrick; brother of Linda Newman (David) and the late Bernice Diddle, Robert, and Shirley Gahm; uncle of many. A graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Mike’s calling was to be a funeral director. He spent his career in Northeast Ohio, always dedicated to bringing comfort to families. A friend of everyone he met, Mike is remembered for his unique brand of humor and love of early mornings on the beach. He passed away peacefully in his hometown of Portsmouth on July 2, 2020. A family gathering is planned for a later date. Contributions remembering Mike may be made to the Scioto Foundation.