Patsy was born on May 19, 1938 in Fremont, OH, the daughter of Hugh D. and Althea A. (Kreager) Ridley. Patsy was a homemaker and was a nurse’s aide at H.B. Magruder Hospital and Edgewood Manor Nursing Home. She was a property manager for various apartment complexes. Patsy was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was “Aunt Patsy” to all those related to her or not. Everyone was always welcome at Aunt Patsy’s house, a safe and loving home. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.
Those left to cherish her memory are: Children: Debbie Smith, Amy (Mark Criley) Smith: Son: Mark (Janette Chaffins) Smith; Grandchildren: Donnie (Mandy) Zurcher, Nathan (Roberta) Zurcher, Marissa Carter, Ryan (Amy) Dubsky, Kevin (Ashley) Ramsey, Cassidy (Preston) Ramsey, Jamal (Vicky) Smith, Adam (Meredith) Smith and Eric Smith; 18 Great-Grandechildren; former husband and father of her children: Carl Smith; Brother: Dennis (Jean) Ridley; Dear Friend: Diana Hewitt and many loving Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends. Patsy was preceded in death by her parents, daughter: Suzi Smith, siblings: Bob, Shirley, Audrey, Jackie, Marian and Barbara.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, December 09, 2017 at JT’s Catawba Café, 1871 N.E. Catawba Rd., Port Clinton, OH 43452. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Gerner-Wolf- Walker Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Riverview Healthcare Campus and Stein Hospice for the wonderful, kind, loving care given to our mother
in her last days.