BEAVERCREEK — In loving memory of Patricia (Pat) Marchant, 88. She was born Sept. 11, 1925 in Boston, MA and passed away on January 10, 2014 in Port Richey, FL. She grew up in Larchmont, NY. Preceded in death by her husband William Henry (Hank) Marchant, daughter Elizabeth Jane Marchant, mother Jane Miller Browne and father Harold A. Browne. Survived by daughter Pamela (Jan) Purdy and son Robert (Patricia) Marchant. Grandsons Zachariah (Melissa) Marchant & Joshua Marchant and 2 great grandchildren, Nicholas & Avery Marchant. She met Hank after WWII. They married and raised 3 children in Beavercreek, OH. Pat worked as an executive secretary prior to her retirement in 1978. She enjoyed pastels, knitting, gardening and had a great love of animals. She was a strong, determined, intelligent person and a loving and devoted mother and her daughter Pam's best friend. She spent her later years in Port Richey, FL. Graveside services will be held Friday, January 17, 2014 at Beaver Cemetery in Beavercreek, OH at 11:00 A.M. Private celebration of life with immediate family to follow service. Arrangements through Tobias Funeral Home – Beavercreek Chapel.