Theresa Symborski

theresa symborski
Theresa Patricia "Pat" Symborski, 94, of Hampton Twp., our cherished and loving mother and grandmother was born into eternal life on the afternoon of Monday, January 27, 2014 at Bay Medical Care Facility. Pat was born in Bay City on September 29, 1919, the daughter of the late Kazmer and Mary (Owczarzak) Zielinski. She worked as a farmer and enjoyed flowers and gardening, bowling, traveling and spending time in Tawas. Pat was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, its Altar Society and League of Catholic Women. Pat was a caring and compassionate lady who will be greatly missed. Left to cherish her memory are her three children, Toni and husband, Richard Dereszynski, Sally and husband, Jerry VanTol and Ken and wife, Barb Symborski, all of the Essexville area. Pat was the loving grandma of eleven grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Pat was welcomed home to heaven by her husband, Stanley, four sisters and four brothers. The entire family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the staff of Heartland Hospice and Bay Medical Care Facility for their compassionate care and support. Pat's family will be present to receive visitors at St. John the Evangelist Church, 614 Pine St., Essexville on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 10:00 AM until the time of her 11:00 AM Memorial Liturgy. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at

View current weather.

Memories Timeline


  1. We are so sorry about Aunt Pat’s passing. We always liked her and thought she was a great gal. We know her and Mom loved to go bowling and talk about old times. I always had fond memories of her and uncle Stanley when I worked on the farm. Please know you have our deepest sympathies.

    Gary and Janet Senk

  2. Ken & Barb,
    Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and may you hold your memories forever in your hearts.

    Mary Walraven

  3. I am very sorry for your family’s loss. Our loving Heavenly Father, Jehovah, assures us that he will be close in times of grief and sadness.(Psalm 34:18) I hope you will find comfort in God’s promise and in the many happy memories you all made and shared together.

  4. I am deeply sadden by Aunt Pats death,I will miss visiting her at her home. We talked about or children ,and events of the world. She was my last living Aunt and I will miss her very much and very sorry I could’n see or visitor her toward the last…..Harry Zielinski

  5. Toni, Sally and Kenny,
    Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of you and your family–What a long and full life she had. She was the same age as Dad (94) when she passed. There are so many things that I remember about her since we were neighbors for such a long time. Was thinking of your family this week as we just sold the cabin and hunting property in Atlanta and were sharing the photo album of all the hunting buddies. Your Dad, Uncle Joe, Uncle Harry, Uncle Cas, Omer, Uncle Leo—oh the memories— hold them all close in your heart. I am sure they are all up there playing euchre and smiling down on all of us!
    Our thoughts and prayers will be with you in the difficult days ahead—May the angels welcome her to paradise and may the martyrs greet her on her way!
    All of our best to all of you—Jean & Arnie

  6. We are very sorry to hear about Aunt Pat we have a lot of fond memories of her
    and Uncle Stanley. May God be with all of you at this time of morning and peace be with

    Larry & Sharon Symborski & David Symborski

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

  1. Candle 1
  2. Candle 2
  3. Candle 3
  4. Candle 4
  5. Candle 5
  6. Candle 6
  7. Candle 7
  8. Candle 8