Serving West Michigan Since 1899

Patricia McVea

April 3, 1938 - July 8, 2016
Holland, MI



Thursday, July 14, 2016
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Christ Memorial Chapel
595 Graafschap Road
Holland, MI 49423

please use entrance D


Thursday, July 14, 2016
3:00 PM EDT
Christ Memorial Chapel
595 Graafschap Road
Holland, MI 49423

Please use entrance D


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.

Hospice of Holland
270 Hoover Blvd
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2972
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Life Story / Obituary


Patricia Ann McVea, age 78, of Holland passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at Appledorn Living Center.

Patricia was employed at Holland Furnace and Holland Hitch. In between working she stayed at home and helped raise her three children. Patricia enjoyed reading, jigsaw puzzles, paint by numbers and decorating for Christmas. She was a huge fan of Elvis, visiting Graceland in 2007. After 43 years of marriage she was preceded in death by her husband William C. McVea II in 2005.

She is survived by her children: William and Barbara McVea of Holland, Mark McVea of Douglas and Kathy and Kipp Hofmeyer of Holland; grandchildren: Wendy (Kathy Osterman) Forrester, William C. (Melissa) McVea III, Linda McVea, Kelseigh and Kerensa Hofmeyer; 2 great grandchildren: brother and sister: Ken Koning of Holland and Marcia Greving of Holland; many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be 3:00 pm, Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the Christ Memorial Chapel, 595 Graafschap Road in Holland, please use entrance D. Reverend Bill Boersma will be officiating. Burial will be in Douglas Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2:00-3:00 pm prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Holland. Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Home – Mulder Chapel. To sign an on-line registry or leave a memory please visit