Mass of the Resurrection
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
11:00 AM EDT
St. Genevieve/St. Maurice Catholic Church
29015 Jamison St.
Livonia, MI 48154
At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.
Capuchin Soup Kitchen
1820 Mount Elliott St.
Detroit, MI 48207
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Life Story / Obituary
Robert Stanley Pachota passed away on July 19, 2019 at the age of 78 years. Bob was a longtime resident of Livonia, MI and spent many summers on Rifle Lake and in Lupton, MI as well as winters in Punta Gorda, FL. He attended Detroit Catholic Central High School and graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH. He spent his professional career building the family business - Best Block Company - where he served as its President before retiring. Bob enjoyed sports, construction projects, being outdoors, planting a garden and a good laugh. His favorite saying was "Don't worry, be happy".
He is survived by his wife of nearly 57 years, Marilyn (nee Krygier); his children Mary (Charlie) Johnston, Andrew (Jamie) Pachota, and Libby (Alan) Levy; his grandchildren Camille (Brian) McFarland, Graham Johnston, Londyn Pachota, Marek Pachota, Elyse Levy and Jacob Levy; and his two brothers David (Joan) Pachota, and Michael (Donna) Pachota.
His life will be celebrated with a visitation on Sunday July 21 from 4-7 pm and Monday July 22 from 3-8 pm at Neely - Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile Rd, Livonia (between Middlebelt and Merriman). Instate Tuesday, July 23 at 10:30 am until time of Mass 11 am at St. Genevieve Church, 29015 Jamison St. Livonia, MI 48154.