Patrick Joseph McPharlin, 86, of Pinehurst, passed away at his home on Sunday, Jan. 13th. 

The family will be receiving visitors and friends at the Boles Funeral Home, 35 Parker Lane, Pinehurst on Thursday, January 17th from 4pm-6pm.

Pat was born May 7, 1932 in Detroit, MI to the late Phillip and Agnes Curtin McPharlin. 
Pat earned his Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Detroit. He married the love of his life, Wanda Mae Hayden on January 2, 1954, served his country in the U.S. Navy, and together with Wanda, raised their four children. Pat was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing Pinehurst No. 7 and Edgewood Country Club in Union Lake, Michigan. He was a builder by trade, and after years of commercial building in Michigan, they relocated to Pinehurst in 1984, where he went on to build many beautiful homes in Moore County. 

Pat was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Wanda McPharlin; sisters Shirley Kelly and Donna Vassel and brothers James and Phil McPharlin. He was the father of Moira McPharlin Messana, Patrick McPharlin, Maureen Mead, husband Todd, and Madonna Mrocca, husband Mark. He is also survived by his nine grandchildren: Michael, Mario, Nicholas, and Madonna Messana, Shannon Guardiola and Brendon McPharlin, Dylan Mead, Moira and Matthew Mrocca and 2 great – grandchildren: Shane McPharlin and Zoey Guardiola.

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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