Patricia D. "Pat" Laughlin, 63, of 318 Bennett St., passed away at 6:25 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Kettering Medical Center.
Pat was born Jan. 11, 1950, in Urbana, the daughter of the late Carl and Florence "Sue" Evilsizor Laughlin.
She is survived by one daughter, Courtney and her husband, Jeremy Jarrell, of Sidney; two grandchildren, Ian and Ivy Jarrell; two sisters, Robin Laughlin, of Sidney and Gretchen (Richard) Henry, of Sidney; one niece; one nephew; several great-nieces and nephews; and her pet Yorkee-Poo, "Re-re."
Pat graduated from Anna High School in 1967. She attended the Ohio State University and the Sweigart Company Jewelry School in Cincinnati, and was part owner of the Wiford's Jewelry Store in Sidney. Pat had worked at United Telephone/Sprint in Sidney with more than 20 years of service and eventually retired from Wiford's Jewelry Store.
She loved to read in her spare time and was a big fan of any kind of trivia game, especially Jeopardy. As a youngster, Pat played the piano with her father's band the "Moonlighters." She dearly loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at 10 a.m., at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, by the Rev. Harold McKnight. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery.
Friends and family may gather from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the Adams Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Shelby County Animal Shelter in Pat's name. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Adams Funeral Home.
On line memories may be expressed to the family at www.theadamsfuneralhome.com.
Published in Sidney Daily News on Jan. 20, 2013