GALENA - Cathy J. Patterson, 55, of Galena, formerly of Westerville, passed away peacefully Monday May 5, 2014, at St Ann's Hospital in Westerville after a long battle with diabetes with her loving family by her side.
She was born on Dec. 5, 1958, in Columbus to the late Clifford and Catherine (Rodgers) Miller. She was a 1977 graduate of Westerville High School and was a Registered Medical Assistant for 25 years at Manor Care.
Cathy was a free spirit and had a lot of spunk. She will be remembered for her giving nature and devotion to her family.
She is survived by her loving husband of 23 years: Larry Patterson and they were married March 21, 1992, in Westerville; sister: Sharon (Chuck) Miller of Westerville; nephews: Bill (Becky) Miller of Reynoldsburg, Cody (Holly) Miller of Grove City. She helped raise four grandchildren: Trisha Cabassa of Elyria, Eugenio Cabassa of Cleveland, Carlos Cabassa and Rachel Cabassa of the home. In addition she has five great-grandchildren two great-nephews and many other friends and family members who will miss her very much.
Preceded in death by her sister: Karen Burgess.
Friends may call Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will be held Friday 11 a.m. with Pastor James Meacham officiating. Interment will follow in the Galena Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.