Patricia Ann (Smith) Doerr, age 76, of Portage MI passed peacefully at home surrounded by her son and daughters on the morning of Sunday, the 30th of October, after a brief battle with cancer. Patricia was the eldest of four children for Eppa and Annabelle (Schippers) Smith. She graduated from Portage High School, was divorced and had 3 children. Patricia graduated from nursing school, became an LPN then began her 32-year career at Borgess Medical Center where she specialized in Cardiac Care. She had a special gift that she shared through her extraordinary care for patients and their families, as well as, her family and dearest friends. Patricia was proceeded in death by her beloved brothers Randy and Tom, her father and mother and nephew Robert Steffic. She is survived by her children John Doerr, Colleen Doerr-Fisher, Kathy (Doerr) Zak, her sister Nancy (Smith) Steffic, her nephew Dwayne Steffic; and her cherished grandchildren, Jacob, Dawn, Nicole, Randy, Melissa, Samantha, Mustafa, Annabel, Mitchell, Grace and Paige and 6 great-grandchildren. In honor of her wishes there will be no services and in lieu of flowers the family would kindly request that donations may be made to her charity of choice , St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.