Patrick Dennis McDermott, age 71, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2013. He was a native of Detroit, Michigan and a resident of Mobile, Alabama. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary "Maura" O'Rourke McDermott; daughters, Rosemary (Bruce) Dunaway of Zachary, Louisiana, Caroline Mamuscia of Mobile, Alabama, and Suzanne Stricklin of Dupo, Illinois; son, Gregory McDermott of Mobile, Alabama; and a sister, Ann (Paul) Landini of Barbeau, Michigan. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Mr. McDermott was preceded in death by his mother, Rosemary Joslin McDermott; brother, John McDermott; sister, Cecelia Bezemek; and grandson, Kevin Dunaway. Mr. McDermott graduated from the University of Albuquerque. He was a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War and proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for twenty years. After completion of his military career, Patrick worked in the retail industry and retired as a manager at Rite-Aid. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 A.M. on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. The family will receive friends from 9 A.M. until 11 A.M. on Thursday in the Marian Center at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. Interment will be in Pine Crest Cemetery West, on Snow Road.