Patricia Ellen Eldridge, 73, of Circleville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.
She was born Dec. 17, 1941, in Circleville, to the late Roy and Merinda Ellen (Amos) Walisa.
Pat was a very amazing and loving mother who had a great sense of humor and enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed by her children, Karen Francis, Tammey Fitzgerald, Katherine Eldridge and Merinda Eldridge; siblings, Ruth Thompson, Jaunita Wood, Raymond Walisa and Nancy (Jerry) Mizgala; grandchildren, Michael (Kara), Matthew and CJ (Portia Algie) Francis, Jonna (Daniel) Loveridge, Meghan Fitzgerald, Donald and Johnathon Welshimer, Mikey (Hallie Oneil), Brett and Michelle Jacques and Ronald Garrett Eldridge; many great-grandchildren; special niece and nephew, Misty Brooks and Scott Wood; and special friend, Janice Hardy.
In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her loving husband of 39 years, Ronald Edwin Eldridge; and siblings, Marie Fyffe, Evelyn Keaton, Bill Clary, Roy Walisa Jr., Beverly Walisa and William Walisa.
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Forest Cemetery, Circleville.
Arrangements entrusted to Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger Funeral Home. Visit www.schoedinger.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal