Patricia A. Bentley

February 13, 1936May 5, 2021

Patricia A. Bentley passed away on May 5, 2021 at the age of 85. She was born on February 13, 1936 in Hamtramck, Michigan to Walter and Frances Cieslak. Patricia was a graduate of St. Ladislaus High School and went on to work as a secretary for the Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant.

Patricia is survived by her husband of 65 years, Edward Bentley. Her daughter Cheryl Mizell and husband Dan Mizell of Palm Harbor, FL, her daughter Lori Yervasi and husband Jim Yervasi of Harrison Township, MI, daughter Lisa Johnston and husband Tom Johnston of St. Clair Shores, MI, son Craig Bentley and partner Frank Anthony Polito of Pleasant Ridge, MI. Her granddaughter Falyn Weinert of Palm Harbor, FL, granddaughter Amanda Mizell of West Palm Beach, FL, and granddaughter Olivia Johnston of St. Clair Shores, MI. Her great-grandchildren Finn Weinert and Ryder Weinert of Palm Harbor, FL. She is also survived by her sister Diane Avery of Sterling Heights, MI. Patricia was preceded in death by her sister Christine Jett.

Visitation for Patricia will take place on Monday, May 10, 2021 from 3:00pm until 9:00pm at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Road in Clinton Township. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 9:30am at St. Michael Catholic Church, 40501 Hayes Road in Sterling Heights. Friends may visit the church on Tuesday beginning at 9:00am. Patricia will be laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township.


  • Edward Bentley, Husband
  • Cheryl (Dan) Mizell, Daughter
  • Lori (Jim) Yervasi, Daughter
  • Lisa (Tom) Johnston, Daughter
  • Craig (Frank Anthony Polito) Bentley, Son
  • Falyn Weinert, Granddaughter
  • Amanda Mizell, Granddaughter
  • Olivia Johnston, Granddaughter
  • Finn Weinert and Ryder Weinert, Great Grandchildren
  • Diane Avery, Sister
  • Christine Jett, Sister (deceased)
  • She was born on February 13, 1936 in Hamtramck, Michigan to Walter and Frances Cieslak.


  • Visitation

    Monday, May 10, 2021

  • In State

    Tuesday, May 11, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Patricia A. Bentley

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Deborah Neumann

May 11, 2021

We are with you during this difficult time in thoughts and prayers... Rick & Debbie

Gary and Sharon Mizell

May 7, 2021

Pat was a beautiful woman and had a beautiful family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.
Gary and Sharon