PATRICIA J. TUCKER, passed away quietly on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at 5:05 p.m. She wason born July 6, 1931. After serving in the Navy, she traveled the country doing various jobs and meeting interesting people. "She came home to spend her last years with family. She kept her spirit and sense of humor to the end. Words can never express the thankfulness and gratitude to Hospice of Parkview." She is survived by three loving siblings: brother, Robert Tucker of Tavares, Fla.; sisters, Gloria (Jack) Mullet of Columbia City and Garthena Tucker of Fort Wayne. She was preceded in death by parents, Clyde and Helen Tucker/ biological mother Ola Gains. A Celebration of Life is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at the Eagles, in Columbia City.