Patricia ~ Patty ~ Ann Chumley(Gorkowski, Andrews), age 84 of Macomb, having fought strongly for many years vs. a number of health issues passed away on August 28, 2021.
Patty was born on November 3, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan. As a young woman, Patty met and married Russell Andrews and they had three children together. After the divorce, Patty began working for then Michigan Bell as a service representative. It was there she met Howard Chumley and they’ve been married for 43 wonderful years. Patty retired in 1994 after 27 years with the company. Patricia and Howard have kept busy in retirement using their time visiting with friends, taking drives, reading novels and newspapers, playing cards, and completing crossword puzzles. Patty is nana to 4 grandchildren. To say she loved her grandchildren with all her heart and soul would be an understatement. She prayed for each of them everyday. Patty leaves behind her husband Howard L. Chumley, her sons David(Karen), Douglas(Kathleen), grandchildren Jonathan, Kyleen, Wyatt & Luke. Patty was also leaves behind a step daughter Elizabeth Rockwell, step grandchildren Taylor and Kelsey and a step great grand daughter Alice Ann. Patricia was predeceased by her youngest son Neil, as well as her brothers Frank and Michael, and her sisters Evelyn and Sue.
A memorial celebration of Patty’s life will be shared Wednesday September 8th at 10:30 at Shepards Gate Church 12400 23 mile in Shelby Township. In lieu of flowers the family would prefer any donations be made in Patricia’s name to Hospice of Michigan or Shepards Gate Church