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Patricia Angell Banfield
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May 14, 2013
I was honored to be a part of Pat's finest celebration at The Point. Her lanterns still light the sky.....Memories live forever!
May 03, 2013
So sorry to hear of Pat's passing, she was a sweet, fun, & funny lady. We spent many fun days on the Point.
May 02, 2013
My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you find comfort in the promise that soon death will be no more... and never again will we have to bury our love ones again. (Rev.12:3,4)
With Deep Sympathy
April 24, 2013
so sorry to hear about aunt pat my mom beverly love going to pat house on myer lake. I DID TO
April 24, 2013
My condolences to the Banfield family. May you find comfort from God's word recorded at Ecclesiastes 9:5, 10 regarding the loss of your loved one.
April 21, 2013
April 19, 2013
We are sure you folks don't really know us, but we know who you all are. We have had a boat at "Ma Fords" since 1983. First we were over on the office side next to Al Dixon and Clerance Knapp. As they said in Mrs. banfield's obit. Oh how we enjoyed the 4th from the POINT. Mrs. Banfield would drive up and down the Marina road and we always wave to her. It go so our three boys (all Blondes) would wave at her too. We finally asked Louise who that nice lady was. So since 1983 we feel we have known her. We certainly will miss seeing her drive by, We are over on the levey now. Our boat's named the Sandy Teddy. We lost two from the marina this last week, Mrs. Banfield and Margie Campbell. God Bless your family. Our loved one can be taken away, but our memories stay with us forever.
April 16, 2013
My condolences to the Banfield family. May you find comfort from God's word recorded at Ecclesiastes 9:5, 10 regarding the loss of your loved one.
April 13, 2013
My sympathies to Bill, Carol, Terry, Sally, Rob and Don. The thought of Pat puts a smile on my face...and always will!
April 08, 2013
Sally and family, I am so very sorry to hear Pat is gone, I can still hear her laughter ringing through "the Point". My heart and prayers are with you.
April 08, 2013
We have been close friends with Pat for many years. Our prayers are with you as you mourn your wonderful mother.
April 08, 2013
We are so very sorry to learn of Pat's passing. She was a dear friend for many years. You are in our thoughts and our prayers.
April 06, 2013
Dear Carol, Terry, Sally, Rob,Donnie,and, of course, Bill,

We, too, are sorry and sad that your Mom has died. Her smile, kindness, humor, and grace will always be felt and remembered. We are glad to have shared a corner of her planet--and the Point--with her and all of you.
Cynthia, Jerry, Rachel and David
April 05, 2013
Sally and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
April 05, 2013
I remember your Mom and mine laughing and working for whatever needed to be done at church or school or whenever they met or talked.
April 04, 2013
Sally and The Banfield Famiy
My deepest sympathy for your loss. Pat was always friendly, hospitable and genuine beyond belief. Her passing is a sad loss for all who knew her.
April 03, 2013
Bill, Carol, Terry, Sally, Rob and Don...Just so glad I got to say goodbye to Pat, she'll be in my thoughts always. What a gal she was always and all ways...
Love to you all.
Mark Stuart
April 03, 2013
To Terry,Sally,Bill and family please accept my sincere sympathies. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.
April 03, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss, your mom was a great person, and I am glad I got to know her. i am thinking of you all. I loved your father, and "bubba" angell too.
April 03, 2013
To Don and the Banfield family,
I'm so sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you. It was a joy to know your mom - her hospitality and great sense of humor are fond memories.
April 03, 2013
Who would think that counting milk money at Immaculate Conception School would bring laughter and good times. Such was the magic of this great lady. She touched many lives including mine.
April 03, 2013
Sally and Family,
So sorry for your loss.
April 03, 2013
I got to know Pat through the All Saints community. She always had a special twinkle in her eye when we spoke because we shared a birthday. She was a curious, classy, kind woman whom I will miss, especially every April 13. My sympathies to the entire Banfield family.

Julie Berens
April 03, 2013
Aunt Pat was such a wonderful person. I remember the large bataches of blonde brownies she would bake and the fun I had at Myers Point when I was young. She wecomed everyone with a smile. My sympathies to all.
April 03, 2013
To Bill and Marilyn,
So sorry for your loss of a great lady, mother and grandmother! I didn't realize until we moved to Lansing in 1976, and met Pat, that we were related by marriage. Her Uncle Jack Herson was my great uncle by marriage;married to my great aunt Julia Farrell Herson. Fun times discussing all of these connections over the years!! What a fine lady!
April 02, 2013
My Deepest Sympathy to her family. Pat was like my 2nd mother. After my dad was killed , SHE helped me so much.She was muched LOVED.I treasure my memories at the lake,,, my children remember times there. when school ended I would pack the car o kids & dog & return to Ithaca for the summer. RIP pat... I loved YOU.
April 02, 2013
Dear Sally and Family,
So sad to hear of your Mom's passing.....You all welcomed Darryl and I to the "Point" while we worked in ITH....All our Love and Prayers, Michelle and Darryl Briggs xoxox
April 02, 2013
My deepest sympathy to my Banfield cousins on the loss of Aunt Pat. She was a very special person and provided many wonderful memories.
April 02, 2013
Don and family,
Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Heidi Solomon Noggle
Erie, PA
April 02, 2013
For years Bill and I operated the Little Country Store in Myers. Pat would stop in every day to pick up the kids from the school bus. We had wonderful conversations and solved most of the world's problems. I know you all will miss her terribly. My deepest sympathy to you all.
April 02, 2013
It is with great sadness I read of the passing of this GREAT lady. Since Pat and family were my next door neighbors when I was born a week (9 days to be exact) AFTER Pat's eldest son Billy, it was inevitable, but my good fortune to be a virtual part of Family Banfield almost from day one. So much history! So many great memories! Picnics at Scott's Dam, picnics on "The Point", the parties, the humor, the laughter, the warmth, the understanding, and "yes" the non-cooked eggs. You'll be greatly missed by your "fourth" son.
April 02, 2013
We are so sorry to hear of Pat's passing, our thoughts are with your whole family. Mike & I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to meet and spend time with Pat-she was an amazing woman! We greatly enjoyed hearing her stories of growing up and living in Ithaca. She will be missed.
April 02, 2013
Sally and the Banfield Family - so many wonderful memories of enjoying your mom's humor and the many fun-filled celebrations at "The Point". Although she'll rest in peace, there's some more humor heaven today.
April 02, 2013
April 02, 2013

Dear Family and Friends of Patricia Banfield:
Visiting Nurse Service recently learned of the passing of Patricia Banfield. Our clinicians have voiced how much they enjoyed providing Patricia with home care services during her time of need.
The grief you are experiencing at this time is natural but it can become overwhelming as the realization that life will be forever changed because of the loss of a dear one. This is why we want to make you aware of the bereavement services offered by a partner agency of ours – Hospicare of Tompkins County.
You can learn more about Hospicare services by calling (607) 272-0212 or by visiting their website at www.hospicare.org. Their programs are open to all community members regardless of whether hospice services were used by your loved one.
Each of us grieves in our own way but never alone. Our clinicians want to express how much they cared for Patricia and their hope that you will find comfort in the memories that will live on forever within you, your family members and friends.
We were honored to be a part of your loved ones life.
With Care and Concern,

Sue Ellen Stuart & VNS Staff
Executive Director
Visiting Nurse Service of Ithaca and Tompkins County
138 Cecil A. Malone Dr.
Ithaca, NY 14850
April 02, 2013
Growing up in Lansing meant funfilled memories of the Banfield family & Moses family plus cousins on the dock. Thanks for the memories. Pat will always be in my heart. Marthanne
April 02, 2013
What a great lady. I have very fond memories of stopping in to see everyone when I ran the Sheriff's Patrol Boat. Rest in peace my dear friend.
April 02, 2013
Hello to all the Banfields - our thoughts are with you at this sad time. We remember many visits to the Point, and 4th of July celebrations. Pat was a lovely lady and she will be missed. Mike Chevalier and Candace Serra
April 02, 2013
Bill and family,So sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
April 01, 2013
Banfield Family; Sorry to hear of Pat's passing. I recall many of the great times we had on the "Point" with friends and family.
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