• Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home
    Jacksonville, FL
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Patricia Joyce Bridges 1936 - 2014
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April 27, 2014
One of the finest woman that ever walked this planet. I am a better person for knowing her and will miss her terribly.

Ken Shukin
April 23, 2014
Someone introduced me at Pat's visitation as "her Pastor's wife". Yes, I was, but Pat was more than a member of our church, she was my friend. I have so many memories of her and reminders of her part in my life as I go about my ordinary routines. When I went to get a jacket out of our coat closet to go to the hospital the night/morning she was passing, I saw the scarf she gave me at Christmas. When I drove past Regency Mall tonight, I looked over and saw Belk, remembering the gift card in my wallet from a birthday that I still need to use! In my purse is a little bag for my glasses that is part of a set she gave me. Pat was a giver and cared so much about others, whether by giving materially, of her time, or just asking a zillion questions about how everyone in your life was and how every situation was going. I will treasure all of our times driving to and from the church, chatting like a bunch of college roommates! Please tell Pat I love her, God, and keep her safe in your arms until we all meet again <3
April 23, 2014
Travis,
Our prayers are with you and your family.
April 22, 2014
Remember that god is greater than our hearts. With his unparalleled compassion and love, have confidence that he will give you strength to endure- 1 Cor 10:13.
April 22, 2014
Maybe it was the Brit in her, but Pat Bridges possessed a regal countenance and grace, even during the trials and tribulations of her recent illnesses, that I have rarely encountered during my lifetime. The memory of her sweet smile and sparkling blue eyes will warm my heart forever. How lucky I was to have known her. How lucky Travis was to have her in his life all these years. –Billee Bussard
April 22, 2014
What a wonderful person Aunt Pat was. Very friendly and always had a smile on her face. She will truly be missed.
April 22, 2014
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
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