Patricia "Pat" A. (Tompkins) de La Grange|
Patricia "Pat" A. (Tompkins) de La Grange passed away Friday September 27, 2013 at the age of 67.
Pat was born in Medina, Ohio the oldest daughter of Charles E. Tompkins and Mary Ruth (Frost) Tompkins. Patricia was a distinguished member of the Women of the Moose Barberton Chapter 61. She was a member since 1981 serving in many roles, including past Senior Regent, received her Academy of Friendship, and College of Regents. Patricia also served on various committees throughout her time with Chapter 61. Patricia worked in many occupations throughout her life including as keypunch operator for Myers Tire Supply and Secretary for Magical Theatre Company.
Patricia was preceded in death by her father, Charles E. Tompkins; mother, Mary Ruth Tompkins; and brother James Tompkins. Patricia is survived by her husband of 43 years, Colin de La Grange of Barberton Ohio; sons, Andy (Christine) de La Grange, Greg de La Grange; sister, Toni (Sam) Gorfido; aunt Marge (Ronnie) Morse; grandchildren, Daniel Beck, Courtney (Tyler) Adams, Emalle de La Grange, Sarah de La Grange; and great-granddaughter Sophia Adams.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Cox Funeral Home, 222 Norton Ave, Barberton, Ohio from 5 to 8 p.m. To share in a memory, make donations to Women of the Moose Chapter 61, Barberton, Ohio.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Oct. 2, 2013