Patricia M. Peterson, age 87, a resident of Clawson, passed away December 5, 2013 at Cambridge North Healthcare Center in Clawson. She was born July 8, 1926 in Hancock, MI to the late Matthew and Kathrine Fend. Mrs. Peterson was a religious education teacher at St. Dennis Catholic Church and Guardian Angels Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, drawing and painting. She loved cats, angels and all music, especially classical. She was also an avid supporter of Notre Dame and of the Irish. Beloved wife of the late Richard N. Peterson died 1986. Loving mother of Richard C. Peterson, Michael M. Rita Peterson, Kathryn S. Ron Risko, Patrick J. Peterson and Timothy N. Peterson. Dear sister of Cassie Baril, the late Bill Fend, John Fend and Ed Fend. Proud grandmother of Lisa Aaron Elliott, Ryan Crystal Risko, Robert Risko, Tavitha Peterson, Brittany Peterson and Kristin Peterson. Great grandmother of Julia Elliott, Ally Elliott, Peyton Frost and Aria Risko. A memorial Mass will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Ferndale, with the Rev. Paul Chateau officiating. Inurnment at White Chapel Memorial Cemetery in Troy. Memorials to the donor's choice of charity are appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.