Patricia Anne Stein|
Patricia Anne Stein, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., was born in New York City in 1933. Growing up in New Jersey she graduated from Boonton High School in Boonton, N.J. She went on to attend the University of Georgia in Atlanta and was employed by Western Electric before moving to Atlanta with her parents and sister. In February, 1954, she married U.S. Army Sgt. Jon Barnes and had four children. Years later Patricia married Edgar J. Stein of Akron, Ohio where she became a licensed realtor working alongside her husband at Ed Stein Realtors of Akron.
In 1978, they relocated to New Smyrna Beach, Fla. where she worked together with her husband who owned Freeway Motors in New Smyrna Beach. Pat loved travelling the country with her husband in their motorhome which brought them many wonderful memories.
They were married for 32 years before his passing in May, 2002.
Patricia is survived by her children, Robert Barnes of DeLand, Fla., Kathleen Kovacs of Akron, Ohio, Michael Stein of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; sister, Joan Carter of Edgewater, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Jeremy and Tyler Kovacs. She was preceded in death by her loving son, Daniel Barnes of South Daytona, Fla.
Life Celebration will be 4 p.m. Thursday, December 19 at Baldwin Brothers Heritage Place, 1 North Causeway, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
Share a memory with the family at www.BaldwinCremation.com.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Dec. 18, 2013