Patrick E. "Digger" Donnelly, age 77, of Sterling Heights passed away on September 11, 2014. Loving husband of the late Barbara. Devoted father to Kelly and Patrick II Theresa. Beloved grandfather of Rory. Dear brother of Jane L. Donald Lupek and Margaret A. Eugene Stralko. Predeceased in death by his parents Borgia and Jane Donnelly, his siblings Richard and William.Visitation will be Sunday September 14, 2014 at the Wm Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road 3 blks. E. of Van Dyke Utica from 2pm-8pm, with a prayer service held at 7pm. The family strongly encourages Pittsburgh Steeler's or black and gold attire for all who attend. Funeral services will take place on Monday at St. Matthias Catholic Church. Memorials appreciated to St. Matthias. Please share a memory at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.